Flinders University researchers at the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute have discovered that receptors that cause irritated, itchy skin also exist in the human gut.
William Cusack and Julia Kittscha have both been recognised at the 2019 ConvaTec Great Comebacks Awards for their unwavering spirit, resilience and determination to living, and supporting those with a stoma.
Antibiotic use is linked to a heightened risk of bowel cancer, research published in the journal Gut has found. But the risk was lowered for rectal cancer.
Information, guidance and trust in hospital staff and systems make for a better patient colonoscopy experience, a Bowel Cancer Australia survey shows.
New research has found that only 16% of Crohn's patients are asked about their mental health by their doctor. This needs to change.
A simple test developed by South Australian researchers could eliminate painful endoscopies.
Children who are genetically disposed towards coeliac disease could be triggered by a common intestinal virus.
Six Aussie doctors swallowed Lego heads in the name of science — and retained their sense of humour.
If Australians don't reduce their smoking, weight gain and excessive alcohol consumption, 45,000 cases of bowel cancer are likely over the next decade.
A new type of medical examination glove has built-in antimicrobial technology that is proven to prevent the spread of infection.
A new manufacturing research partnership is aiming to develop solutions for harmful biofilm infections, which can cause morbidity in humans and animals.
Researchers find that doctors are often misdiagnosing functional dyspepsia as acid reflux.
Sometimes the best solution is not always the most attractive one.
Gas sensing is just the beginning of what these smart pills can do.
Use of stomach acid suppressing drugs, one of which is the second most prescribed drug in Australia, has been linked to an increased risk in gastro bugs and gut infections, UK researchers say.