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New insight into how colon functions

Studies shed new light shed on gut function.

30 Oct 2019 9:46 AM

Man’s bowel bursts from being filled with too much faeces

Doctors were shocked to discover his ‘megarectum’ dilated to seven inched (18cm) and the last part of his colon filled with faeces.

23 Aug 2018 2:09 PM

Diet soda may keep colon cancer from recurring: Study

Artificially sweetened drinks have a checkered reputation in the public because of health risks that have never really been documented.

21 Jul 2018 2:34 PM

Daily consumption of this drug can cause certain cancers in men

Men who take once-daily aspirin have nearly double the risk of melanoma compared to men who are not exposed.

04 May 2018 5:33 PM

Gastroenterologists reveal 7 ways to ease trapped wind

'Tis the season to be jolly and possibly sick in the tummy too!

26 Dec 2017 4:11 PM

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Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives

Researchers found a similar breast cancer risk with the progestin-only intrauterine device.

07 Dec 2017 12:21 PM

Unhealthy lifestyle may cause half of diverticulitis cases

It is most common reasons for gastrointestinal hospital admission in the United States.

26 Nov 2017 8:20 AM

Study shows thicker waistline may up cancer risk

According to research, certain protein released from fat in the body can cause a non-cancerous cell to turn into a cancerous one.

26 Aug 2017 10:00 AM

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