News tagged with bowel cancer

Lighting up can bring you down in colorectal surgery

Infection, pneumonia, blood clots and kidney failure are all possible complications after any major surgery. A new study shows that smoking boosts the risk of such complications following some of the most common colorectal ...

Sep 24, 2013
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Estimating the risk of bowel cancer

Polyps in the mucosa of the colon are a common finding during screening colonoscopies. Some sub-groups of polyps are classed as precursors of bowel cancer. Until now, it has not been possible to precisely ...

Aug 19, 2013
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Antibiotics are good, right? Well think again

The University of Sydney is building relationships with medical researchers at major universities in Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Jon Iredell, who recently visited Latin America to meet research partners, ...

Aug 12, 2013
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