Drug Trials Snapshots: IBSRELA
IBSRELA is a treatment for Irritable bowel syndrome with constipation The disease has two variants, with diarrhea and with constipation so treatments are obviously opposite. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 27, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Algae shown to improve gastrointestinal health
(University of California - San Diego) A green, single-celled organism called Chlamydomonas reinhardtii has served as a model species for topics spanning algae-based biofuels to plant evolution. While algae have been used as dietary nutraceuticals that provide beneficial oils, vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates and antioxidants, the benefits of consuming C. reinhardtii were previously unexplored. Researchers have now completed the first study in humans demonstrating that C. reinhardtii helps improve human gastrointestinal problems related to irritable bowel syndrome, including diarrhea, gas and bloating. (Source: EurekAlert...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why woke diets are leading to a surge of distressing gut problems
One in five Britons suffers from Irritable Bowel Syndrome and dieticians such as Luci Daniels are reporting increases numbers of young and otherwise healthy people suffering from the ailment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Get your gut in great shape: Britain's top experts on avoiding bloating, IBS and a sluggish stomach
Whether it's bloating, irritable bowel syndrome or a sluggish gut, these small changes will have you feeling more comfortable - and possibly even dropping a few pounds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients needed for irritable bowel syndrome trial
Patients in GP surgeries in Bristol are being invited to take part in a large trial of low-dose amitriptyline for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) lead by researchers from the universities of Bristol, Leeds and Southampton. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Public engagement, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Scientists examine how a gut infection may produce chronic symptoms
(Rockefeller University) For some unlucky people, a bout of intestinal distress like traveler's diarrhea leads to irritable bowel syndrome. Recent discoveries have given scientists a better idea of how this happens, and potential leads for new treatments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sparse Evidence to Support Efficacy of Traditional IBS Treatments Sparse Evidence to Support Efficacy of Traditional IBS Treatments
Traditional treatments for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are supported only by limited data from trials with significant risk of bias, according to a systematic review and network meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Treatment options for IBS
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that can significantly affect a person ’s quality of life. Learn about the treatments and remedies here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news

Fecal-Microbiota Transplantation Improves IBS Symptoms Fecal-Microbiota Transplantation Improves IBS Symptoms
Fecal-microbiota transplantation (FMT) improves symptoms and quality of life in patients with irritable-bowel syndrome (IBS), researchers from Norway report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Patients With IBD Prone to Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients With IBD Prone to Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Patients in remission from inflammatory bowel disease are susceptible to irritable bowel syndrome, but diet, cognitive therapy, and medication can help treat the symptoms.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

When it comes to IBS, treating both mind and body is important
(Natural News) One of the challenges of treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is its unclear etiology. However, a recent study revealed that its symptoms are closely linked to both gut and brain health. The study – a collaboration among researchers from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium, and the University of North Carolina at... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about colon pain
Many factors can cause colon pain, including constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and colorectal cancer. Learn more about the causes of colon pain and their treatment options here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Talking therapy can improve symptoms of IBS "better than drugs," study says
(Natural News) Many people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) often rely on doctor-prescribed drugs like laxatives, which often cause other harmful side effects. Among other natural and safe ways to manage IBS, researchers also suggest talking therapy. Researchers at the University of Southampton in the U.K., together with colleagues at King’s College London, found that talking... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Saturday: A 'gut-feeling' for high-risk, high-reward research
Arthur Beyder, M.D., Ph.D., runs a research laboratory at Mayo Clinic focused on examining the molecular mechanisms of gastrointestinal function and dysfunction in diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome. His goal is to discover better ways to diagnose and treat these conditions, including individualized treatment options. Using the patch-clamp technique to study the mechanical and electrical properties of sensory cells. "These [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 9, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 'Gut itch' may explain pain in IBS
New research discovers that receptors in the nervous system that cause itchy skin also reside in the gut, explaining chronic IBS pain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news

Incidence and Risk Factors for IBS in Population-based Studies Incidence and Risk Factors for IBS in Population-based Studies
This study aimed to identify the incidence and risk factors for developing new onset irritable bowel syndrome in population-based cohorts who did not have prior gastrointestinal infection.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

AstraZeneca amends collaboration with Ironwood for Linzess in China
AstraZeneca has amended its collaboration agreement with Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Ironwood) in China mainland, China Hong Kong and China Macau for Linzess (linaclotide), a first-in-class new treatment for patients with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - September 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured AstraZeneca Business and Industry Source Type: news

Bold Health launches new platform combining CBT, digital for gut health
Zemedy is an app targeted at treating irritable bowel syndrome symptoms through a combination of CBT, hypnotherapy exercises and stress management techniques.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Ibsrela (tenapanor) for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Ibsrela (tenapanor), a 50 mg, twice daily oral pill for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - September 12, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Efficacy of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for IBS Efficacy of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for IBS
This systemic review examined the current evidence for the efficacy of fecal microbiota transplantation in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cognitive Therapy by Phone, Web May Ease Irritable Bowel Symptoms
Mean IBS Symptom Severity Score reduced for telephone - , web - CBT versus treatment as usual (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 10, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Cognitive Therapy by Phone, Web May Ease Irritable Bowel Symptoms
TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 -- Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) delivered via telephone and web is effective for relieving the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a study published online Sept. 3 in The Lancet Gastroenterology... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: IBS: Cognitive behavioral therapy more effective than standard care
New research finds that cognitive behavioral therapy may be better at reducing IBS symptoms than standard therapies 1 year after treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news

Moxibustion may improve IBS by stimulating gut microbiota
(Natural News) Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder; it affects up to 20 percent of the global population at any given time. In a study published in Chinese Medicine, researchers from the Shanghai University of Traditional Medicine and Indiana University School of Medicine suggested using a form of heat therapy called moxibustion... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Analytical Performance of Fecal Calprotectin Methods Analytical Performance of Fecal Calprotectin Methods
This study compared four automated methods of measuring fecal calprotectin, a noninvasive biomarker that can distinguish inflammatory bowel disease from irritable bowel syndrome.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Healthcare startup metaMe Health raises $3.8 million to treat gastrointestinal issues
A healthcare startup that ’s tackling irritable bowel syndrome and other stomach-related health issues raised a seed round of funding to grow its business. Chicago startup metaMe Health announced Monday that it raised $3.8 million in a round led by LionBird Ventures, a Tel Aviv and Chicago-based venture firm that backs di gital health startups. Silicon Valley-based Hemi Ventures also participated in the round. Want more stories about tech and innovation in Chicago? Subscribe to the Beat, a free daily… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 6, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jim Dallke Source Type: news

As experts reveal IBS is more than a dozen different condition, what really makes Brits so bloated?
Studies estimate that at least one in five people in the UK suffers from irritable bowel syndrome. UK scientists believe IBS is the result of not one, but more than a dozen different conditions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp; A: Managing irritable bowel syndrome
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Can irritable bowel syndrome be managed without medication, or is it typical that someone with this condition will need medication to control symptoms? ANSWER: Medications can be used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, but not everyone who has this disorder needs medication. For some people, particularly those with mild symptoms, lifestyle adjustments, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 5, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Four treatments you may not know about
IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome affects two in ten people in the UK. A flare up can cause prolonged discomfort to the digestive system. There are multiple ways to combat the condition. Here are four treatment options you may not know about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marketing OK'd for Device to Help Reduce IBS Symptoms in Adolescents
TUESDAY, June 11, 2019 -- The IB-Stim has received marketing approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first medical device used to help alleviate functional abdominal pain in 11- to 18-year-old patients with irritable bowel... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: IBS and the foods to avoid to reduce bloating
BLOATING and Irritable Bowel Syndrome have a direct link and could be caused by many different factors, including lifestyle and foods consumed. What are the worst foods to eat when it comes to IBS and bloating? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marketing OK'd for Device to Help Reduce IBS Symptoms in Adolescents
MONDAY, June 10, 2019 -- The IB-Stim has received marketing approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first medical device used to help alleviate functional abdominal pain in 11- to 18-year-old patients with irritable bowel syndrome... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Irritable Bowel Symptoms Tied to Intestinal, Brain Abnormalities
Factors have cumulative effect on symptoms as well as on quality of life (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gastroenterology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Irritable Bowel Symptoms Tied to Intestinal, Brain Abnormalities
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- A greater number of intestinal and brain function abnormalities increases the burden of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a study recently published in Gastroenterology. Magnus Simr én, M.D., Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Irritable Bowel Syndrome -- Clinical Evaluation of Products for Treatment
Clinical / Medical (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 7, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: My IBS has got worse… is it something more serious? 
The Mail on Sunday's GP discusses irritable bowel syndrome issues, rheumatoid arthritis and work-related stress in this week's column. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Signs of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
-- Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a collection of symptoms, typically without visible signs of damage or disease in the digestive tract. People who have family members with IBS are at greater risk themselves, says the National Institutes of Health.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Signs of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Title: Health Tip: Signs of Irritable Bowel SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/30/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - May 30, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

What is a low-FODMAP diet and how can it address IBS symptoms?
(Natural News) An individual with a digestive condition like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) usually suffers from debilitating symptoms like cramps, diarrhea, or constipation. For those looking for natural remedies to these symptoms, health experts suggest a unique dietary plan called the low-FODMAP diet. Compared to other dietary plans, the low-FODMAP (Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Monosaccharides, and Polyols) diet... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Onions and Garlic Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Garlic and onions are staples for many home cooks. But do these plants actually add any health benefits to your dishes? Or are they purely for flavor? People who try to eat colorful fruits and vegetables in order to get a wide range of vitamins and minerals may think that pale foods like onions and garlic don’t offer many nutrients. But although they may not look like nutritional powerhouses, experts say they are. Onions of all colors (including white) are good sources of vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium and folate, while garlic is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, thiamin, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, copper and ma...
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Ovarian cancer warning - five of the most common deadly tumour signs
OVARIAN cancer symptoms can be difficult to spot, and may be easily mistaken for irritable bowel syndrome. You could be at risk of a deadly tumour if you have any of these warning signs of the cancer. Should you speak to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug-free drink used to remove radioactive toxins from Chernobyl victims could help IBS sufferers 
A drug-free gel drink that helped remove radioactive toxins from Chernobyl victims could provide relief to millions of Britons enduring the misery of irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Week That Wasn't: See-Through Skulls, Fecal Soup, Microbiome Pill The Week That Wasn't: See-Through Skulls, Fecal Soup, Microbiome Pill
This week we review a new device that spies on mouse brain activity, a food safety lawsuit, and a potential treatment for irritable bowel syndrome.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Therapy by Phone or Web Improves Patient-Reported Outcomes in IBS Therapy by Phone or Web Improves Patient-Reported Outcomes in IBS
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) delivered by phone or online leads to improvements in patient-reported outcomes in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a clinical trial from the U.K.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Five things that could be triggering IBS
STOMACH bloating is often caused by eating certain food or drink or eating too much, but in some cases, it can be the sign of a condition known as irritable bowel syndrome . There are a number of unexpected things which could be triggering this gut condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Aids Irritable Bowel Symptoms
Improvements in symptoms, life impact maintained at 12 months (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gastroenterology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Aids Irritable Bowel Symptoms
TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 -- Both telephone-delivered and web-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can significantly improve irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, according to a study published online April 10 in Gut. Hazel Anne Everitt,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Overlap of IBS and Nonceliac Gluten Sensitivity The Overlap of IBS and Nonceliac Gluten Sensitivity
This review explores possible etiologies for nonceliac gluten sensitivity, as well as the complex relationship between NCGS and irritable bowel syndrome.Current Opinion in Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Microbial Features ID'd for Pediatric Irritable Bowel Syndrome
WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 -- Microbial and metabolic features can distinguish children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) from controls, according to a study published online April 17 in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. Emily B. Hollister,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Microbiome science may help doctors deliver more effective, personalized treatment to children with irritable bowel syndrome
(Elsevier) To improve the treatment of children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), investigators have developed a sophisticated way to analyze the microbial and metabolic contents of the gut. A report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, published by Elsevier, describes how a new battery of tests enables researchers to distinguish patients with IBS from healthy children and identifies correlations between certain microbes and metabolites with abdominal pain. With this information, doctors envision tailoring nutritional and targeted therapies that address a child's specific gastrointestinal problems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 17, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news