Bowel cancer: Feeling you need to empty your bowels with little or no stool is a sign
BOWEL cancer: Around 42,300 people are diagnosed with the disease in the UK each year, reported Cancer Research UK. Tenesmus is a sign of the disease. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: The shape and size of your poo is a sign - 'ribbon-like'
BOWEL cancer symptoms mainly revolve around changes to your bowel habits. Narrow, ribbon-like poo is an early warning sign of bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Bloody stools - are they caused by haemorrhoids or the disease?
BOWEL cancer commonly affects people over the age of 60. One of the main symptoms of the deadly disease is blood in the stools, however this could also happen if you have haemorrhoids, so how can you tell the difference between the two conditions? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Colour spots in your poo may signal the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms are often subtle at first and surface when you go to the toilet. Bright red spots in your poo is a warning sign of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Have you noticed an odd colour in your poo? Dark black poo is a 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. Dark black poo could be early warning signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a two-part bowel cancer treatment could save patients from invasive surgery
Actress Lynda Bellingham, pictured, who died of bowel cancer in 2014 aged 66, spoke of her regret of not getting tested for the disease earlier because of the radical nature of the conventional treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Changes in the shape of your poo is a warning sign
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. Changes in the shape of your poo could signal the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: How do you feel immediately after having a poo? It could be a sign
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK and one of the most serious because symptoms can go undetected initially. How you feel after a poo may signal the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: How do you feel after you poo? It could be a warning sign
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK and one of the most serious because symptoms can go undetected initially. How you feel after a poo may signal the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Shortness of breath could be a sign bowel cancer has spread
BOWEL cancer symptoms tend to be subtle because they don't necessarily make a person feel unwell. But like all cancers, there's currently no cure, so spotting signs when they appear is very important. Shortness of breath can occur if the cancer has spread from the bowel. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: ‘Alternating bouts of constipation and diarrhoea’ could be a sign
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be subtle and easily-missed, but as there's currently no cure it's important to be familiar with what to look out for. One of the most common signs is a change of bowel habits - "alternating bouts of constipation and diarrhoea". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Check your toilet paper after wiping - key symptom
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK yet an alarmingly high percentage of Brits say they are too embarrassed to get common symptoms checked, a new study has found. One major warning sign of bowel cancer can be spotted on your toilet paper - what to look for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Spotting narrower stools than normal could indicate the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer has been on the rise over the past few years. Your stools hold many clues to your overall health and if spotting narrow stools, it could indicate a symptom of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer risk from obesity differs for men and women
A new study, led by researchers at the University of Bristol and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), has revealed that where fat is on our body may lead to different health outcomes for men and women. The research, co-funded by World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), Cancer Research UK and Diabetes UK, found that having more body fat around your waist is more dangerous for women than it is for men when it comes to risk of developing colorectal cancer (also known as bowel cancer). (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

Cancer risk from obesity differs for men and women
(University of Bristol) A new study, co-funded by World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), Cancer Research UK and Diabetes UK, reveals that where fat is on our body may lead to different health outcomes for men and women. The research revealed that having more body fat around your waist is more dangerous for women than it is for men when it comes to risk of developing colorectal cancer (also known as bowel cancer). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Dr Zoe health latest: Full Monty On Ice Star provides the latest on her bowel cancer scare
DR ZOE WILLIAMS, 40, is taking part in ITV's Real Full Monty On Ice tonight to raise awareness for cancer. The star provided an update on her bowel cancer scare earlier in the year on ITV's This Morning today. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Abnormal bowel habits could signal the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be subtle and do not necessarily make you feel ill so it can be hard to attach the dots. A change in your normal bowel habit can spell bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Experiencing trapped wind or having a fullness in the tummy are danger signs
BOWEL cancer: The stomach and digestion are a complicated system. Feeling extra gassy, bloated and having abdominal pain are experiences many are all too familiar with. However, having a persistent feeling of trapped wind or a fullness in the tummy no matter how much or how little you have eaten are symptoms of bowel cancer and should not be ignored. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Five common signs of the deadly disease that may develop first
BOWEL cancer symptoms aren't usually apparent in the early stages of the disease, which is why spotting the first signs is incredibly important - early diagnosis means more successful treatment. Here are five common symptoms that may develop first. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Polyps can develop into the deadly disease - what are they?
BOWEL cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK; the deadly disease predominately affects people over the age of 50. However, early detection can lead to successful treatment and cure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: Is your poo showing signs of the deadly disease?
BOWEL cancer affects more than 40,000 people each year in the UK, reports healthcare provider Bupa. Developing in part of the digestive system, the disease can lead to tell-tale signs in the bathroom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Tenesmus is a major warning sign of the deadly disease – what is it?
BOWEL cancer diagnosis has been on the rise over the past few years. Most warning signs and symptoms relate to a person's toilet habits or rectal pain. Tenesmus is a sign to look out for. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four-week cancer treatment delay raises death risk by 10% – study
Concern for NHS cancer patients after record numbers miss treatment due to pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDelaying cancer treatment by just four weeks increases the risk of death by up to 10%, according to new research that shows the devastating impact of missed NHS treatment targets due to Covid.Earlier this year, Dr Ajay Aggarwal at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine estimated that diagnostic delays caused by lockdown measures and changes to patient behaviour as a result of Covid-19 would result in3,500 avoidable deaths from breast, lung, oesophageal or bowel can...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 4, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Science correspondent Tags: Cancer Health Society NHS Bowel cancer Breast cancer Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Science UK news Source Type: news

The hidden signs of cancer in your toilet habits - could you be at risk?
CANCER symptoms may be difficult to spot, but usually include any change to your body or lump that you can't explain. These are the hidden signs of a tumour in your toilet habits, including diarrhoea and changes to your stool size. Should you speak to a doctor about bowel cancer? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Easy home cancer test means patients can avoid hospital for colonoscopies
(The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust) Findings from the largest international research study found that using FIT is almost 100% accurate at ruling out bowel cancer in patients with suspicious symptoms.During COVID, cancer diagnostics services were suspended and continue to be disrupted. Clinicians in London, along with NHS England, London region, agreed to rapidly implement the use of the same easy home test used in the bowel cancer screening programme, the FIT (faecal immunochemical test), to rule out cancer in people with suspected symptoms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 23, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: The breakfast you should avoid to lower your risk of the deadly condition
BOWEL cancer is when abnormal cells continually divide, making more abnormal cells. These lump together to form a tumour. If you'd like to lower your risk of this disease, you're best avoiding a certain breakfast. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What colour is your poo? The hidden sign of bowel cancer 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 a change to your toilet habit. This is how the color of your poo could explain your risk of bowel cancer. What colour are your stools? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: The sign in your poo you need to watch out for
BOWEL cancer is an urgent medical matter - lives depend on diagnosis and swift treatment. There are over 34,000 new cases in the UK each year. What are the early warning signs of the disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer - the easily missed symptom of the disease you need to watch out for
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK, so spotting symptoms is incredibly important. Blood in poo is considered one of the main symptoms, but in many cases it's not always noticed. What other signs should you be looking out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The leading cause of bowel cancer exposed - could you be affected?
BOWEL cancer is a nasty disease that can claim your life. What is the leading culprit behind a cancerous mass? Find out here. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The two visual clues in your poo that could signal bowel cancer - have you spotted them?
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. Two visual clues of bowel cancer be spotted in your poo - have you spotted them? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: The two major changes in your stools indicating the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer diagnosis has been on the rise in recent years. Clues of the deadly disease often lie in a person's toilet habits and if you're noticing either of these two changes with your stools, it could mean you're at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The hidden sign of bowel cancer in the colour of your poo - the TWO colours to avoid
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 change to your toilet habit. These are the two colours of poo that could be caused by something serious. Should you check the colour of your stools? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: A traditional dish may increase your risk of the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer can be a nasty condition that can shorten your life. If you'd like to lower your chances of developing the disease, you may fare better to stay away from one traditional dish. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What texture are your stools? How to reveal your risk of bowel cancer by checking 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 a change to your toilet habit. This is how the texture of your poo could explain your risk of bowel cancer. Is your poo hard or soft? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: If you’re unable to do this one thing it could be a warning sign
BOWEL cancer either begins in the large bowel or the rectum, where cells multiply uncontrollably, forming a tumour. If you're finding it difficult to do a certain bodily function, it could be a sign of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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 14, 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 2, 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