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The practise of medicine may go back thousands of years—but only last week a doctor has discovered a ‘new’ organ in our digestive system which may be linked to inflammatory bowel disease and diabetes.
Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are being reversed solely by diet—essentially a Paleo diet. The non-drug approach has been successful in 80 per cent of children who’ve been put on the special diet.
If you like to eat chicken, make sure it’s cooked all the way through. Undercooked chicken can harbour the bacteria that cause Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), the nervous system disorder characterised by muscle weakness, co-ordination problems and unsteadiness, and may even lead to paralysis.
Crohn’s disease or colitis—the life-destroying condition that is characterised by inflammation of the intestines—could be triggered by bacteria in the gut from a bout of food poisoning even years earlier.
A cure for Crohn’s disease—the debilitating inflammatory bowel problem—came a step closer this week after scientists identified a fungus that plays a key role in its development.
After major surgery failed to fix her chronic bowel condition, Natasha Boojihawon was compelled to take her health into her own hands
Scientists have this week moved a step closer to understanding gluten intolerance and celiac disease
Irritable bowel disease (IBS) is a real disease, and it's not "all in the head" as many doctors believe, new research has concluded
Saturated milk fats in the modern Western diet could be responsible for gut problems such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and colitis