Digestive system cancers
Information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations.
Information about malabsorption syndromes from our information partners.
Links to our information partners' articles about intestinal diseases.
Rectal problems include haemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses and incontinence.
Hepatitis B treatment
Treatment for hepatitis B infection depends on whether the infection is chronic or acute. Learn more about the difference in treatment for both types.
Hepatitis B symptoms
Most people who have hepatitis B don't have symptoms when they are first infected. Learn about the symptoms you may encounter in the long term.
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.
Lactose intolerance symptoms
Lactose intolerance occurs when the body does not produce enough lactase enzyme to break down the lactose in the gut. Learn about the common symptoms.
Lactose intolerance diagnosis
Lactose intolerance can usually be diagnosed through test runs. It can also be diagnosed with breath tests, blood glucose test and a biopsy of the small intestine.
Pain is the most common symptom of appendicitis. It often starts near the navel, or belly button, and might come and go for a while.