News and events

Diane’s Story

Coping with Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction (CIP) in particular Mesenteric Plexitis On reflection it all began in 1969 when Diane presented to her GP on more than one occasion with repeated episodes of colicky abdominal pain....

10th September 2018

Love Your Gut Week 17th – 23rd September 2018

Love Your Gut Week is an initiative of Yakult UK Limited, in association with charity and healthcare professional organisations Guts UK charity (formerly Core), Bowel & Cancer Research, St Mark’s Hospital Foundation, The IBS Network,...

10th September 2018

The Low FODMAP Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

‘Diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be frustrating, both for people presenting with IBS symptoms and for clinicians. Both parties need to understand the limitations of current knowledge about IBS and to...

3rd September 2018

Nominate the heroes of the Crohn’s community

The charity forCrohns is celebrating the unsung heroes of Crohn’s disease and is asking for nominations to their forCrohns Heroes 2018 awards. These awards recognise those that are living with Crohn’s disease and those that are...

21st August 2018

Screening age for bowel cancer lowered from 60 to 50

After a successful campaign by campaigners the government has agreed to lower the age for screening for bowel cancer from 60 years old to 50 years old. Around 4,500 people were being diagnosed with bowel...

10th August 2018

Become a patient ambassador for cancer research

Are you affected by cancer, whether as a patient or a carer, and live in north or east London? Or do you have a condition that increases your risk of developing cancer (for example, Barrett’s...

7th August 2018

Research study on Crohn’s Disease and diet

Researchers at King’s College London are looking to recruit volunteers for a study on Crohn’s Disease. The study has had ethical approval (Ethical Clearance Reference Number: LRS-17/18-7313). The researchers have designed a new diet and...

6th August 2018