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Yesterday | Scientific American

SSRIs May Help Us See the Glass Half Full

SSRIs block the body from reabsorbing serotonin, a neurotransmitter mostly found in the brain, spinal cord and digestive tract whose roles include regulation of mood, appetite, sexual function and sleep.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Paxil, Paxil CR, Paroxetine (generic), Depression, Health, Anxiety

Yesterday | Fox News

What are probiotics anyway? Report calls for a stricter definition

Americans doing their grocery shopping confront an ever-growing number of products claiming to be "probiotic," but they may be confused about what the label really means.

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Related Topix: Health, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Food and Drug Administration

Thu Jul 10, 2014

GastroHep.com

Atopy overlaps with functional gastrointestinal disorders

Dr Jones and colleagues from Australia investigated if these data translate to clinical practice and examine connections from the perspective of functional gastrointestinal disorders to determine whether atopy and functional gastrointestinal disorders are connected via mood disorders.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

BioSpace

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Announces Successful End-Of-Phase 2 Meeting...

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that it has successfully completed an End-of-Phase 2 meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on its lead drug plecanatide for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation .

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health

EurekAlert!

VSL#3 passes consumer lab approval test for probiotics

Probiotics have gained in popularity in recent years and consumers now have many to choose from.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ulcerative Colitis, Health, Nutrition, Gaithersburg, MD

Medical News Today

Diagnosing IBS, celiac disease, Crohn's disease and other...

Located deep in the human gut, the small intestine is not easy to examine. X-rays, MRIs and ultrasound images provide snapshots but each suffers limitations.

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Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Medicine

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Mail

New York State legalizes medical marijuana

Approved conditions include cancer, HIV/AIDS, ALS, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, certain spinal cord injuries, irritable bowel syndrome, epilepsy, neuropathy and Huntington's disease New York became the 23rd state to legalize medical marijuana when Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill approving the drug's use by patients with very serious or ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Spinal Cord Injuries, New York Government, New York

BioMed Central

Fecal lactoferrin in discriminating inflammatory bowel disease from...

To perform a meta-analysis evaluating the diagnostic ability of fecal lactoferrin to distinguish inflammatory bowel disease from irritable bowel syndrome .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Trials Journal

Traditional Chinese medicine (Shun-Qi-Tong-Xie Granule) for irritable ...

Irritable bowel syndrome is a common gastrointestinal functional disorder with no effective therapy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Drink Your Nanojuice And Let's Shine A Laser In Your Gut

The small intestine is not easy to examine. X-rays, MRIs and ultrasound images provide snapshots but each suffers limitations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Crohn's Disease, SUNY Buffalo

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Medical News Today

'Bowel Independence Day' gives patients with bowel disorders a voice

Leading experts are today gathering in the North East of England to encourage more people to speak-up about Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other functional bowel disorders - conditions that affect 1 in 10 in the UK.

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Related Topix: Health

NY1

Doctors Advise Patients to Trust Their Gut With Stomach Upset

The latest Heathy Living report tells viewers what to look out for when it comes to irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Newswise

Registration Opens for Patient Symposium on Irritable Bowel Syndrome

WHAT : The Global Outreach Symposium on Irritable Bowel Syndrome is an educational conference and interactive webinar featuring Cedars-Sinai gastroenterology experts presenting the latest medical research and treatment options to educate and empower patients, families and healthcare providers on all aspects of IBS and Small Intestinal Bacterial ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gastroenterology, Los Angeles, CA

Investor's Business Daily

Stocks Add To Gains; Salix, Akorn Ramp Higher

The Nasdaq rallied 1.2% to a fresh 14-year high. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 rose 0.7% to a record high.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets, Akorn, Health

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Motley Fool

Why Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Stock Surged

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

The Motley Fool

Up 14%: Time to Buy Salix Pharmaceuticals?

Good news is nice, and given that analysts are estimating over $1 billion in annual peak sales for Xifaxan based on label expansions, it's nice to see good data coming through.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

Business Journal

Furiex shareholders approve Forest Labs' $1B buy

Shareholders of Morrisville-based Furiex Pharmaceuticals have officially OK'd Forest Laboratories $1.4-billion buy of the company.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Forest Labs, Healthcare Industry, Forest Laboratories, Health

NewsOK.com

Netflix and Twitter are big market movers

The health care diagnostic and service company's CEO and two other executives resigned as part of an ongoing strategic review.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Netflix and Twitter are big market movers

The health care diagnostic and service company's CEO and two other executives resigned as part of an ongoing strategic review.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tri-cityherald.com

Netflix and Twitter are big market movers

The health care diagnostic and service company's CEO and two other executives resigned as part of an ongoing strategic review.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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