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Search results for: "neonatal diseases and defects"

Birth defects

Trusted information about birth defects from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on spina bifida and amniocentesis.

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Cystic fibrosis (CF)

Cystic fibrosis is a disease affecting the lungs and digestive system. Learn more about cystic fibrosis (CF), including its symptoms, treatment options and how it's diagnosed.

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Congenital heart defects

Trusted information about congenital heart defects from leading Australian health organisations, including links to atrial septal defect.

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Oral-facial cleft lip and palate

Learn about oral-facial cleft lip and cleft palate - birth defects in which the tissues of the mouth or lip don't form properly during foetal development.

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Long QT syndrome

Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a disorder of the heart's electrical system that can cause fast, chaotic heartbeats, called arrhythmias.

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Chiari malformation

Chiari (or Arnold-Chiari) malformation occurs when part of the brain pushes down into the spinal canal. Some, but not all people have symptoms. Learn more here.

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Diethylstilboestrol (DES)

Links to trusted information about diethylstilboestrol (DES).

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Noonan syndrome

Children with Noonan syndrome may have odd facial features, restricted growth and heart defects, but most, with therapy, go on to lead normal lives.

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Genetics of dementia

There isn't a single gene that is responsible for most types of dementia. However, some rare types of dementia can be inherited.

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Tuberous sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis affects parts of the body, behaviour and thinking. If you notice symptoms you should see a doctor, but there are ways to manage the disease.

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