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  1. Coeliac disease and gluten sensitivity

    08 Feb 2019

    Coeliac disease is an immune disease caused by gluten...

  2. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

    06 Feb 2019

    When people with inflammatory bowel disease are not experiencing a flare-up of their illness, they feel quite well and are often free of symptoms...

  3. Gastroenteritis - amoebiasis

    28 Nov 2018

    Amoebiasis can cause diarrhoea among travellers to developing countries...

  4. Traveller's diarrhoea

    26 Nov 2018

    The risk of traveller's diarrhoea is higher where sanitation and hygiene standards are poor...

  5. Gastroenteritis - salmonellosis

    23 Oct 2018

    You may be more prone to salmonellosis if you are elderly, have another medical condition (such as a weakened immune system) or are malnourished...

  6. Gastroenteritis in children

    23 Oct 2018

    Gastroenteritis or Gastro can be dangerous for very young babies. Gastro is common in young children and spreads easily. Gastro is a bowel infection which causes diarrhoea (runny or watery poo) and...

  7. Gastroenteritis - giardiasis

    23 Oct 2018

    Most people infected with Giardia parasites do not develop symptoms but can still spread the infection to others...

  8. Gastroenteritis - cryptosporidiosis

    23 Oct 2018

    Outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis have been associated with child care centres, public swimming pools and contaminated water supplies...

  9. Gastroenteritis - campylobacteriosis

    23 Oct 2018

    Campylobacteriosis is a type of gastroenteritis and is more common in children under five years of age and young adults...

  10. Gastroenteritis

    23 Oct 2018

    It is important to establish the cause of gastro, as different types of gastroenteritis respond to different treatments...