Crohns Disease

'Suffering The Silence' Photo Project Raises Awareness Of Invisible Chronic Illnesses

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When the symptoms of an illness are hidden from view, the true plight of sufferers can often be forgotten by others. A photo project titled Sufferi...

People With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Speak Out About 'Invisible' Struggles

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It can be impossible to tell when another person is suffering from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), due to the fact that symptoms are largely interna...

Women With Crohn's Bravely Show Stoma Bags In Sexy Calendar

SWNS | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A group of women with Crohn's disease have stripped off for a lingerie calendar to end the stigma around stoma bags. The calendar girls have all un...

Student's Brave Colostomy Bag Selfie Is Helping Sufferers Around The World

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Luke Bennett is a 20-year-old student with ulcerative colitis - a form of inflammatory bowl disease - which hospitalised him for days, until he had a ...

Brave Mum Is Fighting The Stigma Over Crohn's Disease With Style

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A mum-of-two is being praised across the world after posing in her bikini with a stoma on show and posting the picture online. Marcia Paterson, 40,...

Why People With Colostomy Bags And Scars Are Saying #GetYourBellyOut

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

First former model and Crohn's disease sufferer Bethany Townsend proudly showed off her colostomy bag wearing a bikini, then bodybuilder and ulcerativ...

This Model's Colostomy Bag Photo Has Inspired Hundreds Of Others

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Last week a former model struck down by Crohn’s disease became an internet hit after posing in a bikini with her colostomy bag in full view. Be...

'I Won't Let The Crohn's Control Me Anymore': Inspirational Model Shows Off Bikini Body AND Colostomy Bags (PICTURES)

Caters News Agency | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A former model struck down by Crohn’s disease plans to return to the profession after bravely posing for pictures which exposed her colostomy bags. ...

Cervical Cancer Did This To A Teenager Who Was Told She Was Too Young For A Smear Test (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK

A teenager who aspired to be a model has died from cervical cancer after being denied a smear test because she was too young, her family claim. So...

Crohn's Disease: How To Spot The Symptoms

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After TOWIE star Sam Faiers recently spoke about her battle with Crohn's Disease, Dr Bu'Hussain Hayee, consultant physician and gastroenterologist at ...

Poo-Phoria: Yes, It's A Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The sense of relief that sometimes accompanies an urgent trip to the toilet isn't just the gratitude of not having crapped your pants - according to P...

Let's Talk

Wendy Lee | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Wendy Lee

It's the ostomy that's the thing - the bit of intestine that's surgically brought out of the surface of your tummy, through which poo escapes. Into a bag. Otherwise it would just go everywhere, and that wouldn't be nice. That would be about as disgusting as the myth of ostomies would imply.

The Conversation - Professor Nutt on Cannabis and Psychedelics

Jason Reed | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

David Nutt, Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London and Chair of the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs, has eloquently criticised the 'scientific censorship' imposed by the UN single conventions that restricts and chokes the study of controlled substances such as cannabis, MDMA and psilocybin in medicine.

Cannabis Linked To Crohn's Cure

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Smoking cannabis may be key in treating Crohn's disease, research suggests. In a recent trial marijuana was shown to induce 'complete remission' fo...

Open Letter to Winston Matthews - Prisoner Number A8167CK

Jason Reed | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Reed

Dear Winston Matthews, Words simply cannot express how I felt when I learned of your incarceration.