Category list : Gastroenterology
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Our new six-part ‘Systems of life’ series looks at the gastrointestinal tract and starts with the mouth and oesophagus. It comes with a self-assessment so you can test your knowledge after reading it
The rate of bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is rising across Europe among younger adults in the 20 to 49 age bracket, according to Dutch researchers, who called on clinicians to be “aware” of the trend.
Cognitive behavioural therapy tailored specifically for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is more effective in relieving the symptoms than usual care, according to UK researchers.
A variety of access routes into the gastrointestinal tract and a range of feeding tube types are used for enteral feeding. This article is a practical guide and comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
This third article in our series on the effects of bedrest on body and mind explores how prolonged bedrest compromises the activities of the gastrointestinal, endocrine and nervous systems
A nurse-led, rapid-access pathway for diagnosing pancreatic cancer as early as possible has won the Cancer Nursing category in the 2018 Nursing Times Awards
Leading charities are calling for more research into issues surrounding incontinence, as they highlighted that it was one of the biggest issues for many with serious health conditions.
Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have up to 13% higher levels of emergency admissions prior to a diagnosis than those in the least deprived areas, according to UK researchers.
The risk of a patient experiencing a fracture increases by about 30% after a gastric bypass operation, according to a Swedish study.
At the East Yorkshire School of Endoscopy, nurses and healthcare assistants working in endoscopy departments can take a one-day course encompassing theoretical learning backed up by simulation training