Bowel cancer: Smelly warning sign which could indicate early diagnosis of deadly condition
BOWEL cancer: Around 268,000 people living in the UK today have been diagnosed with bowel cancer. More than nine out of ten new cases are diagnosed in people over the age of 50, and nearly six out of ten cases are diagnosed in people aged 70 or over. With these worrying statistics knowing all the potential signs of the deadly disease is imperative and if experiencing this smelly sign, it could mean you may be at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Featured Review: Taxation of the fat content of foods for reducing their consumption and preventing obesity or other adverse health outcomes
ConclusionsWe did not find enough reliable evidence to find out whether a tax on the fat content of foods resulted in people eating less fat, or less saturated fat.We did not find any evidence about how a tax on the fat content of foods affected obesity or overweight.The results of our review will change when further evidence becomes available.Discussing the findings of this review, lead author Stefan Lhachimi said, “A tax on saturated fats could be in principle a good approach to reduce the consumption of so-called junk foods, a group of food products which is fiendishly tricky to define in legal terms. By taxing a ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Bowel Cancer symptoms: Do you experience these alternating bowel habits? Warning sign
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK, with around 42,300 new cases every year. A change in bowel habits typically signals the cancer - here are two key signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Does your poo look like this? It could be a sign of the disease
BOWEL cancer, also referred to as colon cancer is very treatable if caught in the early stages - when it's localised to one specific region of the body. The next time you go to the loo for a number two, check your faeces. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - Dr Zoe explains the signs and symptoms of a tumour in your poo
Bowel cancer symptoms may be difficult to spot in its early stages, but there may be some signs to look out for in the toilet and in your poo, explained ITV This Morning's Dr Zoe Williams. These are the symptoms of a tumour you should be looking out for, including changes to your bowel habit and toilet routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Do your stools look like this? Warning sign of the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer is also called colorectal cancer and it affects a person's large bowel which is made up of the colon and rectum. When the disease starts attacking the body a person may begin to notice changes in their size and shape of their stools warning that something is not quite right. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Does your poo sink or float? Hidden signs of a tumour in the toilet
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice small changes to your daily toilet routine. Does your poo sink or float? These are the hidden signs of bowel cancer you should look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Do you have blood in your poo? This is when it is cancerous
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. Blood in poo is one of the main warning signs - but how can you tell the bowel complaint is cancer related? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: How large are your stools? The poo size that could be a sign
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, changes to your toilet habit, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of a tumour if you notice a change to the size of your poo. These are the signs of bowel cancer in your stools. Should you speak to a doctor about the disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - does your poo look like this? Signs to look out for in the toilet
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, changes to your toilet habit, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of a tumour if you notice a change to the consistency of your stools. These are the signs of bowel cancer in your poo. Should you speak to a doctor about the disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS England spends £160m on new 'Covid-friendly' cancer drugs
Patients to be given treatments less likely to damage immune system and in some cases able to be taken at homeNHS England is spending £160m on new “Covid-friendly” cancer drugs that will be less likely to damage the immune system and, in some cases, can be taken at home so that patients do not have to visit hospital.NHS England said 2,000 patients had already benefitted from a range of treatments approved for use as “swaps” for existing drugs. More will be available from this week, after a series of deals struck between the NHS and pharma companies, it said in a statement.Some of these new opt...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 3, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: NHS Cancer Society Health Cancer research Medical research Science UK news Coronavirus outbreak Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: The signs of the disease to look out for when you go to the toilet
BOWEL cancer predominantly affects people who have surpassed their 60th birthday. There are a combination of signs you may notice when you pop to the loo that can indicate bowel cancer. What are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms - the painful sign after eating you should never ignore
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, changes to your toilet habit, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice this painful feeling in your stomach after eating a meal. Should you consider speaking to a doctor about bowel cancer signs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Feeling this sensation after using the toilet could be a warning
BOWEL cancer is a disease which affects one's digestive system hence the many warning signs when a person goes to the toilet. Feeling this sensation afterwards could mean you're at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Have you developed an itch here recently? Warning sign
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. The symptoms can be subtle at first, such as developing an itch in a specific part of the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Tenesmus is a warning sign of the dangerous condition – what is it?
BOWEL cancer affects a person's digestive system in a number of ways. Tenesmus is one of the warning symptoms relating to digestion. The condition could signal early bowel cancer. What is tenesmus? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the dinner 'you should avoid' to protect against an early death
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy by simply avoiding this common dinner food. It may be raising your risk of bowel cancer symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: How often do you go to the toilet? Signs of the disease in your poo
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice small changes to your daily toilet routine. How often do you use the bathroom? These are the bowel cancer signs in your poo. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: The two gastrointestinal issues signalling small bowel cancer
BOWEL cancer is a disease which is affecting more and more Britons. Spotting the early signs are crucial and experiencing any of these gastrointestinal issues could signal small bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Common symptom you may be missing - should you speak to a doctor?
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and unexplained bleeding. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice a subtle change to your daily lifestyle. Should you speak to a doctor about persistent tiredness or fatigue? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - why your heartburn could be caused by something serious
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you develop persistent heartburn or indigestion. How often is it normal to feel stomach pain, and should you speak to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An aspirin a day keeps the bowel doctor away
(Newcastle University) A regular dose of aspirin to reduce the risk of inherited bowel cancer lasts at least 10 years after stopping treatment, research has revealed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 11, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How to live longer: Everyday spice that could protect against early death and bowel cancer
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, while also lowering your risk of bowel cancer symptoms, by adding this common spice to your daily routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 50p snack to protect against early death and bowel cancer
HOW TO live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, while also lowering your risk of bowel cancer symptoms, by adding this cheap snack to your daily routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - the pain in your back passage you should never ignore
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice a subtle pain in your back passage. Should you speak to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the cheap spice to lower your risk of early death and bowel cancer
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, while also lowering your chances of bowel cancer, by regularly eating more of this cheap spice. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lifeline for bowel cancer patients as experts hail game-changing breakthrough drug
Diane Reynolds, from Peterborough, pictured, is one of those to benefit from pembrolizumab, which helps the body attack and kill cancer cells. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Losing weight during lockdown? The sign you may have the disease
BOWEL cancer can creep up on you. You may feel great, look good and in need of a new wardrobe. Your new physique, however, could be a warning sign of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immunotherapy for bowel cancer could change clinical practice
(University College London) A large international trial involving UCL and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) has found that pembrolizumab, a form of immunotherapy, more than doubled the 'progression free survival' time of patients with a specific subtype of advanced bowel cancer, when compared with chemotherapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: The subtle change to your toilet routine - sign after doing a poo
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice a subtle change to your toilet routine. This is the feeling to avoid after you pass a stool. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Tenesmus is a warning sign of the deadly disease – what is it?
BOWEL cancer is the second biggest cancer killer. The deadly disease begins in the large bowel where uncontrollable cancer cells form a tumour in either the colon or the rectum. Tenesmus is a warning symptom of the disease. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - what colour is your poo? The hue you should never ignore
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice a subtle colour change to your stools. Do you check the colour of your poo after using the toilet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Seeing this colour in the toilet bowl could be a sign
BOWEL CANCER symptoms can be subtle, but noticing a combination of things can highlight the disease. Seeing red in the toilet bowl could signify a serious problem. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Feeling a lump in this region of the body could signal the disease
BOWEL cancer survival largely depends on the type and stage of the cancer which means it's imperative to look out for early warning signs. Noticing a lump in this region of the body could signal the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Study reveals a popular medication could increase risk of the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common cancers to be diagnosed in the UK. A study reveals that a common medication could be the cause of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: What colour is your poo? Sign of the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be subtle as they don't necessarily make a person feel unwell. But one sign of the disease may present itself in a person's stools. What colour is your poo? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - three hidden warning signs in the toilet that you may be missing
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice a subtle change to your toilet routine. These are the hidden signs you should look out for in your stools. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin linked to reduction in risk of several cancers of the digestive tract
(European Society for Medical Oncology) The largest and most comprehensive analysis to date of the link between aspirin and cancers of the digestive tract has shown that it is associated not only with a significant reduction in the risk of developing bowel cancer but also of several other cancers that almost invariably fatal, such as pancreatic and liver cancers. The study is published in Annals of Oncology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 15, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

NHS England Specialty Guide: Clinical guide for the management of patients requiring endoscopy during the coronavirus pandemic
This guidance aims to help endoscopy units and their teams prioritise activity during the COVID-19 outbreak. It discusses 2 week wait referrals, including suspected bowel cancer referrals, emergency inpatient endoscopy, and bowel cancer screening. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why do so many women like Julie Walters keep mum about being sick
Julie Walters admitted to hiding her stage-three bowel cancer from her grown-up daughter, Maisie. The 70-year-old waited until after her successful treatment to reveal the truth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning – do you check in the toilet? Sign in your poo you shouldn't ignore
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice a subtle change to your stools. Do you check your poo after using the toilet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shorter radiotherapy treatment for bowel cancer patients during COVID-19
(University of Leeds) An international panel of cancer experts has recommended a one-week course of radiotherapy and delaying surgery as the best way to treat patients with bowel cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. The short course of treatment involves higher-intensity radiation rather than five weeks of radiotherapy coupled with chemotherapy. Surgery, which normally happens one to two weeks after radiotherapy, can be safely delayed by up to 12 weeks, say the expert panel. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: The alarming sign in your stools that could signal you have it
BOWEL cancer screening is available for all men and women aged 60 to 74. But what about if you fall outside of this age bracket? What's the alarming sign in your stools that may signify you have the disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: How long has your constipation lasted? Sign of the deadly disease
BOWEL Cancer Awareness month is here. The condition is often treatable and curable with an early diagnosis. Learn the symptoms to look out for in order to protect yourself. What are the signs of the disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: What shape are your stools? Sign of the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer can be a deadly disease. Be aware of the symptoms and go get checked, just in case - it might save your life. What sign in your stools should you look out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: The warning sign in your body that may signal the deadly condition
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK and can have fatal consequences. There's currently no cure, so spotting symptoms is very important. Here's one warning sign of the disease to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dramatic increase in bowel cancer in young adults in England
There has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of bowel cancer in adults under the age of 50, according to new research from the University of Bristol, UWE Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol). (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - March 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, Institutes, Institutes, Elizabeth Blackwell; Press Release Source Type: news

Dramatic increase in bowel cancer in young adults in England
(University of Bristol) There has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of bowel cancer in adults under the age of 50, according to new research from the University of Bristol, UWE Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Coronavirus takes five days to show
Study reveals five-day incubation period Related items fromOnMedica Young adults ’ rate of bowel cancer is rising in Europe Assess all asthma patients for future attack risk, says new guidance AI similar to humans in disease diagnostic accuracy New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality GPs urge caution over DTC genetic testing (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 10, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening for over-50s is still not happening despite health chiefs' pledge
The Department of Health and Social Care pledged to take steps to lower the screening age from 60 to 50 in 2018. By 50, an individual has double the risk of developing bowel cancer than at 40. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news