Diet & Foods
21 Jun 2023
Understanding Gut Health: Your Guide to Digestive Conditions
Digestive conditions are prevalent and can significantly impact a person’s quality of life. This article will explore ten common digestive conditions, discussing their causes, symptoms, and available treatment options. By understanding these ailments, individuals can take steps to improve their digestive health and overall well-being. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease…
25 Sep 2022
Have a Kid with Sudden Diarrhoea? Your Guide to Symptoms, Causes and Treatments
What is diarrhoea? Diarrhoea is when stools (bowel movements) are loose and watery. It may cause your child to use the bathroom more frequently. Although it is a common problem, it can get worse if it lasts for more than two days, and your child may need to…
28 Oct 2018
National cancer screening programs reduce the risk of death from breast, cervical and bowel cancer
People with breast, cervical and bowel cancers detected through national cancer screening programs have better cancer survival outcomes.
12 Sep 2017
Q&A: What does a urologist actually do?
Urologists are specialists who treat people for problems and diseases of the urinary tract and male reproductive system. They treat men, women and children.
15 Apr 2017
‘Medicinal food’ diet counters onset of type 1 diabetes
A study has found that a diet yielding high amounts of short-chain fatty acids benefits the immune system and protected against juvenile or type 1…
02 Feb 2017
What we want you to know about life with a feeding tube
There are many reasons why children or adults may require feeding tubes. Bella had a feeding tube inserted in her stomach at the age of…
05 Sep 2015
Tim’s experience managing eosinophilic oesophagitis
Eosinophils cause inflammation of the oesophagus. Tim talks about having eosinophilic oesophagitis and getting food stuck in throat.
25 Feb 2015
Hepatitis A infections: Interview with an expert
Hepatitis A is a viral illness which is spread through the faecal contamination. This means that you can get it by consuming food or water…
22 Jul 2014
Parasite study may improve global health
The potential for new treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism has improved after scientists successfully mapped the genes…