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Hepatitis C: an Australian snapshot

How many people in Australia have hep C? At the end of 2016, there were an estimated 227,300 people in

Hepatitis A, B and C: an overview

A comparison of hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C Compare the differences among hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis

Low FODMAP diet relieves IBS symptoms

Australian researchers have found that low-FODMAP diets reduce symptom severity scores, abdominal pain, bloating and overall symptoms in irritable bowel

Haemorrhoids

What are haemorrhoids? Haemorrhoids are enlarged, congested veins just under the surface tissue of your rectum (the last part of

People with coeliac disease can’t always trust store-bought food

Coeliac Disease For people living with coeliac disease, even small amounts of gluten can damage their intestine and cause inflammation

Constipation: causes and symptoms

What is constipation? Constipation refers to abnormally infrequent bowel motions and/or pain or difficulty when passing small, hard stools. A

Liver

The liver is your largest internal organ, weighing about 1.5 kilograms in adults. It sits in the upper, right-hand side

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

About 61,000 Australians have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a chronic problem in which sections of the intestine have recurrent attacks

Peptic ulcers: treatment

There are treatments available that can heal peptic ulcers and stop them from coming back. Specific treatments for peptic ulcers

Peptic ulcers: what are the symptoms?

The symptoms of peptic ulcers, which comprise gastric (or stomach) ulcers and duodenal ulcers, can vary from person to person

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