How Good is Cholecystectomy For Biliary Dyskinesia in Pediatric Patients?
Discussion Biliary disease includes gallstones, cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder), cholangiopathy and cholangitis (pathology of the bile ducts), biliary dyskinesia, gangrene, and cancer. Some are often overlapping as gallstones often contributing to cholecystitis and cholangitis. Biliary dyskinesia (BD) is well-recognized in adults. Adult criteria include: “abdominal pain located in the epigastrium and/or right upper quadrant along with; buildup of pain to a steady level and lasting 30 minutes or longer, pain occurring at different intervals and not daily, severe enough to interrupt activities or lead t...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 30, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Effects of MD-7246 on Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Diarrhea Effects of MD-7246 on Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Diarrhea
This study evaluated the efficacy, safety and dose-response of MD-7246, a delayed-release formulation of linaclotide, in patients with IBS-D.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Gut Microbiome May Play Role in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Researchers believe they have found a link between lower bacterial diversity in the intestine's microbiome and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gut Microbiome May Play Role in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 2023 -- Researchers believe they have found a link between lower bacterial diversity in the intestine ' s microbiome and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Normally, “more than 10,000 species of microorganism live in the human... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 20, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The probiotics that make drugs inside your body
Packed into pills, potions and lotions, probiotics already hold promise in easing a host of conditions, from irritable bowel syndrome to eczema. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are Common Dietary Fermentable Carbohydrates?
Discussion Parents may often come to the pediatrician for concerns about crying and colic, increased belching, abdominal distention, increased flatulence, abdominal pain or stool changes. They complain of increased “gassiness,” which could mean any or a combination of these problems, or something different that they believe is referred to the abdomen. In newborns parents’ intolerance for crying and normal changes in the abdomen (e.g. appearing larger or smaller) may have them complain of “gassiness” but they do not mean actual belching or flatulence. In older children, parents may state that t...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 16, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Antibiotics linked to development of irritable bowel disease, say researchers
Scientists caution about the use of antibiotics, which have now been linked to inflammatory bowel disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Is there a probiotic that will ease my terrible IBS pain?
Today's reader is seeking advice from DR ELLIE CANNON about suffering with terrible irritable bowel syndrome and that nothing seems to ease it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Efficacy, Safety of the Live Biotherapeutic MRx1234 in IBS Efficacy, Safety of the Live Biotherapeutic MRx1234 in IBS
MRx1234, a live biotherapeutic, has the potential to become a novel, safe treatment option for patients with irritable bowel syndrome, according to this RCT.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

What Causes Bloating —and What to Do About It
Bloating is an uncomfortable feeling of fullness or pressure in the abdomen. Like an overinflated balloon, a bloated belly can feel packed with air, and in some cases may be visibly enlarged or distended. Bloating is a common issue. By some estimates, up to 30% of Americans experience it from time to time. In a majority of cases, the sensation is temporary and tolerable. It may not be pleasant, but on its own it’s usually not cause for serious concern. However, bloating can also be a symptom of an underlying gastrointestinal problem or disorder, including some issues that warrant a medical provider’s urgent att...
Source: TIME: Health - January 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Gut health healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Acupuncture May Aid Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Diarrhea
FRIDAY, Dec. 30, 2022 -- Acupuncture is safe and feasible for patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D), according to a pilot study published online Dec. 29 in JAMA Network Open. Ling-Yu Qi, from the Beijing University of Chinese... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 30, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Kiwifruit Found Effective for Constipation Kiwifruit Found Effective for Constipation
The fruit beat psyllium in treating functional constipation and matched it in treating constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - December 29, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

How is Endometriosis Diagnosed?
Discussion Endometriosis is classically defined as endometrial tissue occurring outside the uterine lining. It is a common cause of chronic pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea in adolescents. It can present differently in adolescents than adult women and usually can appear like many other common problems such as chronic constipation or gastrointestinal dysmotility. It is estimated that ~25-38% of adolescents with chronic pelvic pain have endometriosis. Use of clinical criteria versus laparoscopic documentation of disease makes the epidemiology of this problem more challenging. The cause is not wholly agreed upon but many believe ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 28, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Tips for'Stomaching' the Holidays If You Have IBS
THURSDAY, Nov. 24, 2022 -- Stress affects gut health and intensifies pain, which— for people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)— can make traveling to see family during the holiday season excruciating.“People living with IBS... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 24, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Man, 63, gets stage 4 bowel cancer diagnosis after noticing 'irregular' bowel habit
David Simmonds was diagnosed with stage 3/4 bowel cancer after initially putting his symptoms down to irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news