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Diverticulitis patients reveal psychological, physical symptoms long after acute attacks
The symptom map indicates that the diverticular disease illness experience is complex; patients report a variety of physical symptoms, emotional and social impacts, and disease-specific cognitions(e.g. 'something wrong inside,' confusion,... UCLA researchers interviewed people with diverticulitis and confirmed that many suffer psychological and ... (more)
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Medical News Today
Improved picture of the gut provided by new imaging agent
A multi-institutional team of researchers has developed a new nanoscale agent for imaging the gastrointestinal tract.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Rifaximin (Xifaxan) for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Treatment
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Thu Jul 24, 2014
New Imaging Agent Provides Better Picture of the Gut
Newswise - MADISON - A multi-institutional team of researchers has developed a new nanoscale agent for imaging the gastrointestinal tract.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Atopy and functional gastrointestinal disorders overlap
Irritable bowel syndrome, functional dyspepsia and constipation share an association with atopy, reports August's issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Medical News Today
Future IBS treatments or prevention likely following research into...
Learning the role of immune-system cells in healthy digestive tracts and how they interact with neighboring nerve cells may lead to new treatments for irritable bowel syndrome .
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Cognitive behavioral therapy in female nursing students with IBS
A study in the latest issue of the European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology evaluates the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy in female nursing students with irritable bowel syndrome.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Psychometric validation of symptom severity measures in IBS with constipation
August's publication of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics evaluates the psychometric properties of patient-reported outcome measures assessing changes in the severity of abdominal and bowel symptoms.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The efficacy and safety of rifaximin for the irritable bowel...
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Immune cell's role in intestinal movement may lead to better...
Learning the role of immune-system cells in healthy digestive tracts and how they interact with neighboring nerve cells may lead to new treatments for irritable bowel syndrome, researchers say.
The Washington Post
End the silence on accidental bowel leakage
Like erectile dysfunction 10 years ago, accidental bowel leakage is a common disorder that no one wants to talk about.
4d Pharma Buys Microbiota For GBP2.0 Million
Microbiota is a new company that was formed to acquire and develop a patented bacteria aimed at treating irritable bowel syndrome and related symptoms, which was developed by the said in a statement.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Irritable bowel syndrome lives up to its name
As its name indicates, this gastro-intestinal disorder can be irritating, annoying and at times embarrassing.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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 .
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.
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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)