Gastrointestinal Health

Fatty liver

Fatty liver is the build up of fats within the cells of the liver to the point that more than

Appendicitis – Dr. Norman Swan

Appendicitis has many symptoms. Left untreated it causes debilitating pain. Appendicitis can show in various ways, but the typical symptoms

Pinworms in Young Children – Dr. Norman Swan

Pinworms are a common problem in young children. The symptoms are an itchy bottom, and you can often see the

Chronic Hepatitis B Infection

Most adults who are infected with the hepatitis B virus completely recover from the infection and develop immunity to the

Liver Damage and Cirrhosis – Dr. Norman Swan

Your liver is a large organ at the top of the right side of your abdomen. It has several roles.

Crohn’s Disease – Clinical Trials

Crohn’s disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease. People experience painful swelling and irritation inside the digestive tract. As

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Dr. Norman Swan

IBS is not easy to treat and people often find their own way through by trial and error with their

Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis

What is idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis  Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis is also known as primary retroperitoneal fibrosis.  Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis (IRF) is

Inguinal Hernia – Symptoms and Causes

There are lots of places in the body where someone can get hernia. If you feel you’ve got a lump

E. Coli: Symptoms and Causes – Dr. Norman Swan

E.coli are generally friendly bugs that live in our guts, but sometimes they turn dangerous and cause diarrhoea and other

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