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Elephantiasis

Elephantiasis is a tropical disease spread by mosquito bites that can cause arms and legs to swell and the skin to become hard and thick, like an elephant.

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How to meet your iron needs - infographic

Need help getting enough iron? Check out this infographic to ensure you get an adequate iron intake with a balanced diet.

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Blood disorders

Blood disorders range from mild to life-threatening, and it is important to see a health professional if you suspect you may have one. Learn more about them here.

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Glandular fever

Glandular fever (also called 'kissing disease') is an infectious disease common in teenagers and young adults. Learn how glandular fever can spread.

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Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease and can affect many organs including the lungs and lymph nodes. Learn more about its symptoms and treatments.

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Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is swelling in your soft tissues due to fluid build-up in your lymphatic system. Find out about lymphoedema, its causes and treatments.

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Hodgkin lymphoma

Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin disease) is a type of cancer affecting your lymphatic system. Find out about diagnosis and treatments for Hodgkin disease.

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Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects your lymphatic system. Find out about the types of lymphoma, plus symptoms and treatments for lymphoma.

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Women don't need to 'put up' with heavy periods

Heavy menstrual bleeding affects 1 in 4 Australian women, but treatment is available. There's no need to suffer in silence.

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Neutropenia

Neutropenia is when you have a low number of neutrophils (white blood cells) and may face increased risk of infection. Learn more about managing this condition.

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