Woman who underwent a pioneering six-organ transplant dies just 15 months after surgeryDawn Carter had a new stomach, liver, kidney, colon, pancreas and intestine53-year-old was only the third person to have the procedureShe spent six months in hospital recovering and had to re-learn how to walk But her health deteriorated suddenly in January after a series of infections By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 16:22 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:51 GMT, 10 April 2013 Dawn Carter died just over a year after complex transplant surgery A woman who was given a pioneering six-organ transplant has died 15 months after surgery.
Healthy eating can make tummy trouble WORSE: Why a high-fibre diet isn't always the answer for gut problems | UPDATED: 23:29 GMT, 17 December 2012 Our stomachs are surely one of the most troublesome parts of our bodies — at any point, an estimated nine million Britons are suffering from tummy ache, bloating, wind and cramps.
The 3D scan helping surgeons treat 'inoperable' tumours | UPDATED: 03:19 GMT, 11 September 2012 New computer software that creates a 3D image inside a patient’s body is transforming cancer treatment.
Number of cancer drugs being rejected by health watchdog rises 50% in two yearsNICE is saying no to more treatments than it did before Cancer Drugs Fund was introduced.
My doctor's orders Crisps, doughnuts and strictly no veg! | UPDATED: 01:07 GMT, 28 August 2012 When Justin Hansen was told his gut condition meant he’d have to follow a severely restricted diet for the rest of his life, he was devastated.
Red meat could raise risk of cancer 'due to high levels of iron'Scientists found when a gene called APC doesn’t work, it allows a build up of iron in the cells lining the gut | UPDATED: 16:06 GMT, 9 August 2012 Researchers found that susceptibility to bowel cancer was strongly influenced both by iron and a gene called APC Scientists claim high levels of iron may be one reason why eating red meat raises the risk of bowel cancer.
Mitt Romney fails the NHS test with his audacious criticism | UPDATED: 21:05 GMT, 28 July 2012 Completely wrong: Mitt Romney criticised the NHS American presidential candidate Mitt Romney had the audacity last week to criticise the NHS for making his son wait six weeks for a colonoscopy when he presented with seemingly worrying symptoms while living in the UK in 1995.
Over-60s urged to perform bowel cancer test as scientists reveal they DO boost chances of survival | UPDATED: 23:00 GMT, 14 June 2012 People aged over 60 have been urged to have regular bowel cancer screenings after scientists found those who did had a better chance of survival.
Milk fat found in junk food may be to blame for dramatic rise in IBS cases Concentrated milk fat is abundant in processed foods and confectionery By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:00 GMT, 13 June 2012 | UPDATED: 18:01 GMT, 13 June 2012 A great source of calcium – but concentrated fat from milk could be irritating our bowels A dairy ingredient in junk food may be responsible for rising rates of inflammatory bowel disease and other immune disorders, research suggests.
Why a daily aspirin could have saved Bee Gee Robin: Breakthrough for families living with 'death sentence' bowel cancer gene | UPDATED: 22:16 GMT, 2 June 2012 Tributes are still pouring in for Robin Gibb, one of the world’s finest singer/songwriters, who died last month aged 62.