Small and Large Intestine
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Blood in the stool or on the toilet paper can signal a wide range of conditions, from hemorrhoids or anal fissures to colon cancer, and should always be evaluated by a doctor.
If it’s time for your colonoscopy, it’s time for the prep. Everyone agrees: It’s not the most pleasant thing. But ensuring a good bowel prep is actually the most important thing you can do to make the colonoscopy a success.
While patients can develop severe complications from diverticulitis that require surgery, doctors have taken a more conservative approach to treating milder cases.
How do you know the state of your gut health and what can you do to keep it in good shape? A UH dietician explains.
No plan has been proven to prevent or control IBD. But managing your diet can help manage your disease during flares and periods of remission.
Small changes to your diet can help you control your bloating, gas, abdominal pain, constipation and diarrhea. Try these simple substitutions for two weeks and see if your symptoms improves.
A study led a UH researcher is looking at the role played by fungi in the development and aggravation of Crohn’s disease.
A recent study led by University Hospitals researchers suggests a strong link between gut health and heart health.