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Eating 'ultra processed' foods raises risk of bowel cancer by 29% among men – study

Mr Wang said: "These products include some processed meats like sausages, bacon, ham, and fish cakes. This is consistent with our hypothesis.”High intake...

‘Normal’ bowel habits – doctor’s guide to stool appearance and if something is abnormal

This is an opinion reflected by Dr Sloan: “Not all bowel habit changes are sinister. Sometimes, it is the nerve endings of the...

Bowel cancer: Secretion of an unusual substance out of the anus is a sign – 'Not normal'

The health body also recognises that it can cause a “change in bowel movements over several weeks”, alternating from constipation to diarrhoea for...

UK painkiller found to reduce risk of bowel cancer by 50% – 'major preventative effect'

In a groundbreaking study, aspirin - an everyday pain-reliever - reduced cancer of the large bowel by 50 percent. The international trial -...

Parkinson's study: 'Infrequent bowel movements' could increase Parkinson's risk fourfold

Parkinson’s is a neuro-degenerative disorder that causes progressive disability which cannot be slowed nor stopped by treatment. The condition is often characterised by...

Bowel cancer breakthrough: New treatment brings ‘significant improvement’ for survival

Bowel cancer rose into the public’s consciousness earlier this year when Dame Deborah James announced she had entered end of life care with...