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Monthly Archives: August 2013

How is your gut? Digestion and Health Advice

NHS choices have a very helpful page with information and advice about digestive complaints. Issues such as constipation, diarrhoea, heartburn and bloating; all very common and usually treatable with lifestyle measures and over-the-counter remedies. According to Dr Anton Emmanuel, consultant gastroenterologist at University College Hospital in London, around 40% of people have at least one […]

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THD Training in Manchester

Revolutionary piles treatment Transanal Haemorrhoidal Dearterialisation (THD) is now available at over 150 hospitals in the UK and that number is set to rise thanks to a series of training master classes that have taken place throughout 2013. On the 15th November in Manchester, colorectal surgeon and trainer Mr Rajeev Kushwaha will host fellow surgeons […]

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The NHS Choices website now has a really useful online self-assessment tool; you can use it to self-assess any bowel issues or symptoms you may be experiencing. With bowel cancer, there are three key symptoms you need to look out for, the tool will look into whether your symptoms need further investigation or not. As […]

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Our Campaign reaches 64 thousand people!

Our new ‘Don’t sit on it’ campaign has reached out to thousands of people in just the first week. 64 thousand people have seen our posts in their Facebook news feeds. 1,320 people have liked, commented, or shared our posts. The aim of the campaign is to break down barriers around all things to do […]

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Sweet snacks link to bowel cancer

According to a study cakes, biscuits, crisps and desserts may all increase the risk of bowel cancer. Researchers at Aberdeen and Edinburgh universities looked at the diets of 2,000 bowel cancer patients and compared them to the food and drink intake of a similar-sized healthy population. They examined more than 170 foods, including fruit, vegetables, […]

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‘Don’t Sit On It’ is a campaign put in place to break down barriers, remove stigmas and uneasy thoughts surrounding all things bums. Whether this be making fun of objects that you wouldn’t want to sit on, spotting cracks in public areas or letting the public know the work of The Haemorrhoid Centre. Don’t suffer […]

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