Gastrointestinal Health

What are the ways to screen for bowel cancer?

So the screening for bowel cancer is also a fairly complex area. In Australia, we have a national programme of

How to manage blood glucose using the Glycemic Index of foods

Your blood sugar rises and fall throughout the day, playing a big role in how energised we feel.  One of

Researchers find link between the gut and inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease A change in diet is part of treating inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

The man with a brewery in his gut

Sometimes there are cases that completely flummox the medical establishment. So it was in the case of a healthy, 46-year-old

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver, transmitted through contaminated food or water or via an infected person.

How is gut health linked to immunity?

Gut health is linked to immunity in a variety of ways, but essentially we’ve got these millions or trillions of

Can you reverse fatty liver disease?

There are various causes of a fatty liver. A fatty liver is what it says it is, it’s fat in

Haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis is an inherited condition in which the body absorbs too much iron from food, leading to a build-up of

Gastrointestinal symptoms are common in patients with COVID-19

25 March 2020 Almost half of 204 people who presented to hospitals in China with COVID-19 had digestive symptoms, such

Can a change in diet ease stomach problems in runners?

A bane of many recreational runners is gastrointestinal upset, not unlike irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) during their run. Being hit

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