How your kitchen utensils can spread bacteria

2015-11-17 09:06

Your kitchen utensils, such as knives and graters may be to blame for spreading salmonella, E.coli and other harmful bacteria between different food types.

Coeliac disease linked to nerve damage

2015-05-15 13:53

People with coeliac disease are at high risk of nerve damage, and should be screened, according to researchers.

Bacteria vital for keeping intestinal lining intact

2014-08-05 11:52

The role of intestinal microorganisms in promoting or preventing disease is a major emerging field of study.

A real pain in the gut

2013-10-23 11:22

Do you often suffer from abdominal pain such as cramping and bloating, along with diarrhoea, constipation or both?

Aid your digestion

2013-09-25 09:20

Feeling a little sluggish after meals? You could do with some peppermint.

Treating an ulcer

2013-09-13 10:36

Ulcers are sores that occur in the lining of the digestive tract. They can be triggered by factors such as bacteria, medication or excess production of stomach aci

Keep your colon healthy

2013-06-26 10:13

Bowel or colon cancer occurs fairly commonly in men, but also affects women.

Beating IBS with the low-fodmap diet

2013-05-06 13:02

Reducing or eliminating certain fodmaps from your diet (carbs found in common foods that can be difficult to digest), can improve your irritable bowel syndrome symptoms, research has found.

The real cause of stomach ulcers

2012-07-13 00:00

The discovery of the bacteria called helicobacter pylori led to great changes in the treatment of peptic ulcers.


The real cause of stomach ulcers

2015-08-27 09:02

The discovery of the bacteria helicobacter pylori led to great changes in the treatment of peptic ulcers.

Faecal transplants help fight gut infection

2015-05-06 11:23

The process of faecal transplantation may help fight off dangerous intestinal infections, according to a review.

Aspiring model brings awareness to Crohn’s disease

2014-07-07 13:04

Make up artist and aspiring model Bethany Townsend. who was named Cosmopolitan's Ultimate Body Confidence Queen after photos of her in a bikini showing off her colostomy bags proudly went viral.

Poo in a pill to treat gut infection

2013-10-04 08:20

Researchers have found a more palatable way to deliver a decidedly unappealing treatment that can cure a potentially deadly intestinal infection.

Smart colon habits

2013-09-20 10:17

There are many things you can do to keep your colon healthy and happy and regular without resorting to harsh laxatives and purging and colon cleansing.

Manage your farts

2013-09-04 09:14

It seems there may be a modicum of truth to some people who declare: “My farts smell like ice-cream!” That’s because they’ve been chugging down yogurt.

Antidepressants raise gastro infection risk

2013-05-08 10:04

Researchers aren't sure why these meds are linked to chances of contracting difficile.

Causes of IBS

2013-02-17 15:18

Read about the causes of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), treatment and diet for those living with the symptoms of spastic colon such as pain, bloating, and diarrhoea.

5 stomach-soothing herbs and spices

2011-01-04 00:00

If you're prone to stomach pain, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or heartburn, consider adding some of these stomach-soothing herbs and spices to your meals.

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