Digestive system cancers
Information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations.
Information about malabsorption syndromes from our information partners.
Rectal problems include haemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses and incontinence.
Information about needlestick injuries, plus links to our partners' resources.
Gastrointestinal illnesses are very common. Some may last for only a day or two; others are long term. Learn here about their causes, symptoms and treatments.
Irritable bowel syndrome infographic
Explore this infographic to learn about how to deal with the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and how you can prevent an attack of IBS.
Bowel cancer – a personal story
Being diagnosed with bowel cancer can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from healthtalk.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.
Gastroparesis is a condition in which the muscles around your stomach don’t work properly. Although gastroparesis cannot be cured, the symptoms can be relieved.
Flatulence is the passing of air or gas from the intestine and through the anus, often accompanied by a sound and smell. Read more about flatulence.
Heartburn is a feeling of burning pain or discomfort in the chest. Find out about the triggers for heartburn and what you can do to reduce your risk.