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What causes lymphoma?

Information from trusted sources about the causes of lymphoma and the how particular risk factors can influence the progress of the disease.

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What causes ovarian cancer?

Information on what causes Ovarian cancer, risk factors and links to trusted resources.

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What causes lung cancer?

Information on what causes lung cancer and risk factors, plus links to trusted resources.

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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 heart failure?

Information on what causes a heart failure and risk factors, plus links to trusted resources.

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High blood pressure (hypertension)

Trusted information on high blood pressure (hypertension), including what it is, causes and risk factors, symptoms, treatments and how to prevent it

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What causes coeliac disease?

Information on what causes coeliac disease and risk factors. Plus links to trusted resources.

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What causes kidney disease?

There are a number of causes of kidney disease. You can find out more by reading trusted information on causes and risk factors of kidney disease.

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Coronary heart disease treatment

Trusted information on coronary heart disease treatment including medicines, by-pass surgery, angioplasty and stent implantation, and links to trusted resources.

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What causes pancreatic cancer?

Trusted information on the causes of pancreatic cancer, the risk factors that increase your chances of developing it, and what to do to minimise those risks.

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What causes of peripheral vascular disease?

Information on what are the causes and risk factors of peripheral vascular disease. Plus links to trusted resources.

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