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Gastroenterology Nursing

News and practice for gastroenterology nurse specialists

Gut bacteria linked to bowel cancer in mice

Gut bacteria linked to bowel cancer in mice


Bacteria in the gut can trigger cancer by breaking down carbohydrate food, a study has found.

Online tool allows IBD patients to measure fatigue levels


Crohn’s and Colitis UK has launched an online tool for patients with inflammatory bowel disease to measure their fatigue levels.

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Digestive health clinic with Dr Pixie McKenna

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Cholinesterase inhibitors for mild cognitive impairment

Cholinesterase inhibitors for mild cognitive impairment

The review was undertaken to establish the effect of cholinesterase inhibitors on people with mild cognitive impairment. There is little evidence that the treatment modifies disease progression to dementia

Probiotics in antibiotic-associated diarrhoea

Probiotics in antibiotic-associated diarrhoea

Antibiotic therapy may cause diarrhoea. Robust evidence is needed to establish the effectiveness of probiotic use in preventing or treating antibiotic-associated diarrhoea

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Are you ready for a cardiac arrest?


Inevitably nurses in some areas such as cardiac care and casualty are more ready than others. Are you ready for such an event?

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Herbal medicine

Effects of supplements on medicines 'dangerous'

Herbal remedies such as echinacea and St John’s Wort “could make medication dangerous”, the Daily Mail has warned.

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