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A-Z of Diseases

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Acne is no fun and most teenagers have some experience of it. It’s caused by hormonal changes but it can affect adults too.

Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that can cause memory loss and difficulty with thinking, problem-solving or remembering words.

We all get a bit slower as we age but aching knees, hips and ankles aren’t necessarily a normal part of aging. It could be arthritis and there may be something you can do about it.

Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory disease that can cause wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath. It can be very distressing and when symptoms get significantly worse, it is known as an asthma attack.

Bird flu (or avian influenza virus) came to public attention in the late 1990’s when it spread through live-poultry markets in Hong Kong and infected people leading to six deaths.