An intact fly was recently found inside a man’s colon. It joins a long list of odd things found inside the human body.
Middle age means staying a step ahead on both the medical and financial fronts.
Don’t be confused by recent media reports – colonoscopies are still the best way to detect and prevent colon cancer.
Two Australians with bipolar have been successfully treated with poo transplants, allowing them to come off, or reduce, their medications. Here’s where the science is up to.
Health researchers hope a new regulation requiring hospitals to post their prices will tame soaring health care costs, but compliance and standardization are hurdles.
Screening for colorectal cancer should begin at 45, not 50. A colorectal cancer expert explains how that could save lives, and why the age was lowered.
A colonoscopy is usually done to diagnose bowel cancer. It is an invasive procedure with risks such as bowel perforation. It’s important to only have the test if you’re likely to benefit.