News and events

Vitamin D Supplements & Covid19

Vitamin D levels tend to be low in people living in Northern Europe during winter months. Vitamin D is synthesised in the skin by the action of ultraviolet in sunlight. Although it is also present...

26th March 2020

Could cancer anti-sickness drug help IBS patients?

Could a commonly-prescribed anti-sickness drug be the answer for the 1.3 million people in the UK who struggle with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea (IBS-D)? A nationwide clinical trial led by researchers at The University...

2nd March 2020

The Gut Quiz

Team Guts UK have created a quiz to help you with any fundraising you’re taking on! The quiz is jam-packed with interesting facts, from the microbes that live in our gut to saliva – we’ve...

25th February 2020

What questions would you like to see answered by research?

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) need your help to identify and update the priorities in gastrointestinal care that are ready for research, to complement wider priority setting activities in this area. The NIHR are seeking research...

10th February 2020

UK ranks poorly for deadliest cancer survival

Guts UK is a founding member of the Less Survivable Taskforce and we’re calling for government support on World Cancer Day. This World Cancer Day, the Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce (LSCT) is calling on UK...

4th February 2020

World Cancer Day 2020

On 4th February, charities, individuals and organisations across the globe come together for World Cancer Day  – a day that unites people, communities and entire countries to take action. An important part of our work at...

4th February 2020

Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month & Guts UK’s Research

February is Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month so the Guts UK team will be busy raising awareness of risk factors and symptoms of oesophageal cancer, and spreading the word about the research we fund into oesophageal...

2nd February 2020