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Mayo Clinic - Symptoms of gestational diabetes

For most women, gestational diabetes doesn’t cause noticeable signs or symptoms. Rarely, gestational diabetes may cause excessive thirst or increased urination.

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The Royal College of Psychiatrists - Mental health in pregnancy

A fact sheet and resource for mental health in pregnancy by The Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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The Royal College of Psychiatrists - Postnatal depression in pregnancy

A fact sheet and resource for postnatal depression in pregnancy by The Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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Mayo Clinic - Definition of HIV/AIDS

Information from Mayo Clinic on HIV/AIDS.

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HIV/AIDS fact sheet

Facts about HIV/AIDS that everyone needs to know

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Mayo Clinic - Infections common to HIV/AIDS

HIV infection weakens your immune system, making you highly susceptible to all sorts of infections and certain types of cancers.

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Mayo Clinic - Transmission and risk factors of HIV/AIDS

To become infected with HIV, infected blood, semen or vaginal secretions must enter your body. You can’t become infected through ordinary contact – hugging, kissing, dancing or shaking hands – with someone who has HIV or AIDS. HIV can’t be transmitted through the air, water or via insect bites.

The type of HIV found in many African nations is more easily spread through heterosexual sex. Anyone of any age, race, sex or sexual orientation can be infected.

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Mayo Clinic - Symptoms of HIV/AIDS

The symptoms of HIV and AIDS vary, depending on the phase of infection.

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Mayo Clinic – Causes of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is caused by bacteria that spread from person to person through microscopic droplets released into the air.

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Mayo Clinic – Definition of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially serious infectious disease that primarily affects your lungs.

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