Information about malabsorption syndromes from our information partners.
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.
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes painful swelling and redness inside the digestive tract.
Ulcerative colitis is a bowel disease that causes inflammation and redness in the digestive tract. There is no cure, but treatment can help.
Digestive system cancers
Information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations.
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.
Dermatitis herpetiformis is an autoimmune condition, generally associated with gluten intolerance and coeliac disease. Find out how it is diagnosed and treated.
Bowel cancer in young people on the rise — here’s what to look out for
Bowel cancer more commonly occurs in older people, while rates of the deadly disease in younger people are going up. But whatever your age, it's important to know the warning signs and symptoms of bowel cancer. Learn more here.
Achalasia is a rare condition of the oesophagus (the food pipe) that stops food from entering the stomach properly. There is no cure, but there are different treatments to ease the symptoms.