Coeliac disease is an intolerance to gluten found in wheat and other cereals. It is now believed to be more common than was thought in the past. This article discusses the symptoms and what foods to avoid.
Colonoscopy is an examination of the bowel and rectum. It is used to diagnose unexplained abdominal pain, diarrhoea and constipation. This article explains the procedure and how it is performed.
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory disease of the digestive tract, and is more common than previously thought. This article looks at the symptoms, tests and possible treatments for the condition.
This article outlines the different types of fibre and its role in treating certain conditions such as constipation, high cholesterol, diabetes and in probably reducing the risk of bowel cancer. Useful tips on how to eat more fibre are provided.
This is a long term condition,in which the large intestine becomes inflamed. This article covers symptoms,diagnosis and treatment ,including diet,medications and surgical procedures.