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Metabolic diseases

Links to trusted information about metabolic diseases.

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Metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a collection of disorders that increases the risk of stroke, heart disease and diabetes. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.

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Metabolism

Metabolism refers to all the chemical processes your body uses to produce energy. Find out more about metabolism, what affects it and whether you can boost your metabolism.

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Amyloidosis

Amyloidosis is a group of diseases that can affect the brain, heart, joints or kidneys. It is a rare condition that is caused by an abnormal protein in the body.

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World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day takes place every year on October 20, launching a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease.

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Bone diseases

Trusted information about bone diseases from leading Australian health organisations, including links to renal bone disease and osteogenesis imperfecta.

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Perthes disease

Perthes disease is a painful condition of the hip which usually occurs in children. It can take time, but most children recover fully. Read our trusted sources about Perthe's disease.

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Adrenal glands

The adrenal glands are two endocrine glands sitting on top of each kidney. They form part of the body's hormonal system. They produce several hormones that are involved in controlling your blood pressure, metabolism and your body's response to stress.

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Gastrointestinal illnesses

Trusted information about gastrointestinal illnesses, such as diarrhoea, vomiting, gastroenteritis, constipation, IBS, coeliac disease and more. Learn about their causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Tay-Sachs disease

Tay-Sachs disease is a genetic disorder which leads to the premature death of young children. Read more about Tay-Sachs disease on our partner pages.

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