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What causes leukaemia?

Doctors are not sure what causes leukaemia. But there are risk factors to be considered. Learn more about the risk factors.

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What causes breast cancer?

The causes of breast cancer are not fully understood, but some factors that are known to increase the risk. Find out more about risk factors on this page.

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Causes of mental illness

Researchers are still trying to understand what causes mental illness. It is thought that interactions between certain genetic and environmental factors can increase the risk of mental illness.

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Causes of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a major mental illness. While it can be inherited, the risk is increased by drug abuse and other environmental factors.

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Arthritis prevention

Trusted information on arthritis prevention including chronic disease risk factors, weight, exercise, alcohol, smoking, and links to trusted resources

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What causes lymphoma?

Causes of lymphoma are not known, but you can find out more about risk factors.

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What causes kidney disease?

There are many causes of kidney disease, such as diabetes, painkillers, infection and injury. Learn more about the risk factors for kidney disease.

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Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy damages the nervous system and muscle control, affecting movement and coordination. While the cause is often unknown, there are risk factors.

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5 ways to reduce your risk of heart disease

Nine in 10 Australians have at least one risk factor for heart disease, but there are ways to reduce your risk and keep your heart healthy.

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Diabetes prevention

Nothing can be done to prevent type 1 diabetes. However, type 2 diabetes results from a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Find out how diabetes can be prevented.

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