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22 Oct, 2018, 00:01 BST UEG Week 2018: New Research Links Crohn's Disease to Black Death

European incidence of Crohn's disease is likely to be a result of surviving the Black Death in the middle ages, according to new research presented...


26 Oct, 2015, 12:00 GMT Increased Risk of Large Bowel Cancer for Each 1 cm Rise in Waist Circumference

Experts speaking at UEG Week 2015 in Barcelona today revealed compelling evidence of the link between excess body weight and risk of colorectal...


15 Oct, 2015, 13:00 BST Frozen Faecal Capsules to Treat C. Difficile Infection

Oral capsules containing frozen faecal material have effectively treated C. difficile infection, a study has found. The capsules, which include...


02 Oct, 2015, 11:46 BST Drinking Trends Across Europe Increasing Bowel Cancer Risk

It has been estimated that around one in 10 cases of bowel cancer can be linked to alcohol consumption[1] and the risk increases the more alcohol you ...


13 Mar, 2014, 12:00 GMT Europe is Falling Behind America in the Fight Against Colorectal Cancer Due to Low Screening Uptake Say Experts

Annual incidence of Europe's second most lethal cancer killer is predicted to rise by 12% by 2020[1] warns Europe's largest body of gastroenterology...