Gastro

National cancer screening programs reduce the risk of death from breast, cervical and bowel cancer
Cancer 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.
Tim’s experience managing eosinophilic oesophagitis
Gastro 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.
Hepatitis A infections: Interview with an expert
Gastro 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…
Parasite study may improve global health
Gastro 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…
New study reveals links between alcoholic liver disease and the circadian clock
Gastro 19 Jan 2014

New study reveals links between alcoholic liver disease and the circadian clock

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame and the Indiana University School of Medicine have revealed a putative role for the circadian clock in the liver in the development of alcohol-induced hepatic steatosis, or fatty liver disease. Hepatic steatosis is the abnormal accumulation of fats in the cells of the…
Avocado and coconut ice cream
Blood 20 Aug 2013

Avocado and coconut ice cream

This raw food recipe for vegan icecream with avocado and coconut is not only vegan, it’s also sugar free and gluten free. But it’s rich,…
Kale chips
Blood 20 Aug 2013

Kale chips

These crispy homemade chips are packed with flavour and nutrients. It’s amazing that just by drying kale, a delicious leafy green, you end up with…
Gastro 01 Jan 2013

Optical Coherence Tomography of the Gastrointestinal Tract (OCT)

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive imaging technique that uses light to create pictures of living tissues and has been successfully used to generate high resolution cross-sectional images of tissue in the human eye and skin. OCT systems are now commercially available for eye and skin use, and several…
Children's health 01 Jan 2013

An Open Single Centre Study To Assess Treatment of Chronic Constipation in Children

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Movicol in the treatment of chronic constipation in children. Official Title An Open Single Centre Study To Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Movicol in the Treatment of Chronic Constipation in Children Conditions Chronic Constipation Study Type…