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Peptic ulcers

What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a lesion or sore on the protective lining of the stomach

Hepatitis A

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

Haemochromatosis

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

Video: Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Video transcript Dr Norman Swan A diagnosis of cancer is something no one wants to hear. Most of us think

9 Signs your liver may be damaged

Your liver is a key part of your digestive system, responsible for cleaning out toxins from your blood, processing medicines,

Alcohol intoxication is no friend of the bowel

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a disease characterised by chronic inflammation of all or part of the digestive tract. It

Colorectal cancer does early screening help?

Colorectal cancer (CRC), also known as bowel cancer, is cancer in any part of the large bowel (colon or rectum).

Bowel cancer: having a stoma

Having a stoma A stoma is a surgically created opening in the abdomen that allows faeces to leave the body.

Diet changes to help an irritable bowel

People suffering from irritable bowel syndrome can find symptom relief with a variety of dietary changes. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Constipation: treatment options

There are several treatments available for the treatment of constipation. Your doctor will be able to advise you on the

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