News and events

“My Colon Retirement Party!”

Mel in her guts gear, beside a happy looking poo! “On 18/10/19, my colon will be officially retiring and passing on the baton to the bag! It’s tried its best to function over my entire...

18th October 2019

What is Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

The Liver: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) With over 500 crucial functions, our liver plays a pivotal role in our bodies. Our liver even has the incredible ability to regenerate and replace itself. But what...

11th October 2019

The Doctor who Infected Himself to Solve a Medical Mystery

The fascinating story of the discovery of a corkscrew-shaped bacteria (helicobacter pylori) and it’s link to stomach ulcers and stomach cancer.  Australian doctors Barry Marshall and Robin Warren discovered that H. pylori could lead to...

1st October 2019

Prof. Hawkey Returns from Kamchatka!

Although he experienced more than one too-close-for-comfort encounters with the local bears, Professor Chris Hawkey has safely returned from Kamchatka and landed on UK soil! Prof. Hawkey stands proudly below a volcano that he ascended...

23rd September 2019

Let’s Talk About Guts, Baby!

Guts UK enlisted the help of the Audrey Spencer School of Dance to sing ‘Let’s Talk About Guts, Baby’ from the stage of the Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival in the Summer of 2019. The...

19th September 2019

Love Your Gut Week 2019

Love your Gut Week (16-22ndSeptember) is a much celebrated week at Guts UK. 2019’s theme is “talking taboo”. We want to tackle the taboo surrounding gut health and encourage people to talk to their GPs,...

16th September 2019