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Kidney failure

When kidneys no longer function properly, dialysis or kidney transplant is necessary for survival. Find out more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of kidney failure.

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Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis happens when muscle tissue is destroyed and their contents released into the bloodstream. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.

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Dialysis

Dialysis is a way to artificially clean the blood if your kidneys can't cope. Learn about the different types and how to live an active life when you are on dialysis.

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Chronic kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease is kidney disease that continues without improving. Find out more about chronic kidney disease.

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Organ transplants

Organ transplantation involves removing an organ from a donor and transplanting it into someone who may be very ill or dying. Find out what's involved here.

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Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is a condition caused by changes to the arteries in your lungs that can damage your heart. Read more here about the causes, symptoms and treatment of pulmonary hypertension.

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Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that occurs to some humans and animals in humid conditions. The condition is treatable, but there are simple steps you can take to avoid getting leptospirosis.

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Encephalopathy

An encephalopathy refers to any disturbance of the brain's functioning that leads to problems like confusion and memory loss. Read more here.

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Anosmia (loss of smell)

Anosmia is the medical term for loss of smell. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatments of anosmia.

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What to expect in intensive care

The intensive care unit (ICU) provides 24-hour care from a highly-trained team of specialists. Learn more about what to expect from the intensive care unit.

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