gastrointestinal

Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis

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

How Can I Deal With Gallstone Pain? Dr. Norman Swan

Chronic gallstone pain can often be down the right hand side, just below your rib and made worse by eating

Peptic ulcers

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

Peptic ulcers

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

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.

Haemochromatosis

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

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

Gut microbiome research advances rapidly

The research field of the gut microbiome continues to advance rapidly. Now researchers have found that using an algorithm based

Fibre could save your life

You probably know that you need to eat more fibre. Television advertisements, food labelling campaigns and the distant memory of

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