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Coeliac disease in children

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune inflammatory systemic disease caused by exposure to 'gluten' in genetically susceptible individuals.

Managing cases of norovirus

A norovirus outbreak can impact on wider patient care, impacting on hospital admissions and delaying transfers to the community, writes `Dr Suneeta Kochhar

Holistic support for IBD patients

Patients with IBD can self-manage and feel in control of the disease when empowered through provision of information and support, writes Vera Todorovic

The management of travellers' diarrhoea

Travellers' diarrhoea (TD) is the most common health problem encountered by travellers, effecting 60 to 80 per cent of those travelling to high risk destinations such as Africa, South and South East Asia, South and Central America, and the Middle East.

Acute diarrhoea

Diarrhoea is fairly complex in both its causation and definition. It is best defined medically in terms of frequency, consistency and either weight or volume within a 24-hour period: greater than three times per day and weighing more than 200g. However, p

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