Excessive swallowing of air, which may be caused by rapid eating or drinking or by anxiety.
An abbreviation for atrial fibrillation
An abbreviation for alpha-fetoprotein
A blood disorder in which there is a sudden and dangerous fall in levels of a type of white blood cell called granulocytes.
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, a deficiency of the immune system due to infection with HIV.
A genetic disorder affecting bones, skin pigmentation and hormone production.
A type of chemical called a protein, formed in the liver.
A hormone produced by the adrenal glands that helps to regulate salt and water balance in the body.
A physical therapy technique that aims to amend everyday movement patterns and posture to improve coordination, balance and ease of movement.
An enzyme that leaks into the blood in certain diseases of liver and bone, especially metastases from cancer.
An abbreviation that stands for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, a type of leukaemia that is most common in the one to five age group.
Any substance that provokes an allergic reaction
A red, itchy skin eruption due to an allergic reaction.
A runny nose (rhinitis) due to an allergic response
Various conditions caused by exaggerated reactions of the immune system (hypersensitivity reactions) to a variety of substances.
A donor transplant.
Loss or absence of hair.
A patchy hair loss condition.
An abbreviation for alanine-amino transferase
The tiny air sacs of the lungs where gas exchange takes place
Inflammation of the alveoli
A form of dementia common among older people.
The absence of menstrual periods.
An organic compound that is the basic building block of all proteins.