Keeping the world up to date on irritable bowel syndrome research in China
(Cactus Communications) Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is prevalent in China, where much research has been conducted on this condition. However, most of these studies are published in Chinese, and their findings remain inaccessible to western scientists. To address this problem, a pair of researchers have published a review article on the Chinese Medical Journal condensing Chinese IBS studies carried out over the past decade. This review will help promote and guide future research efforts on IBS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 13, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

DDT COA #000151: Diary for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms- Diarrhea (DIBSS-D)
(Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Is this why so many can't beat IBS? Experts say two-thirds of cases could be another ailment
For more than 17 years, James Lavers was wrongly assured by doctors that the bloating and pain he experienced on and off from his early 20s was irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DDW: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Severity Symptoms Improved in Lockdown
MONDAY, May 24, 2021 -- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms improved during the mandatory lockdown in Argentina compared with a prepandemic period, according to a study presented at the 2021 Digestive Disease Week, held virtually from May 21 to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lockdowns Improved Symptoms for People With IBS
MONDAY, May 24, 2021 -- People with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) had milder symptoms during the COVID-19 lockdown, possibly due to reduced stress levels and more control over their diet, Argentine researchers report. " We think the results have... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

DDT COA #000148: Diary for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms- Diarrhea (DIBSS-D)
(Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 6, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Digestive disorder causing your bloat - are you IBS-D, IBS-C or IBS-M?
STOMACH bloating occurs from time to time and is normally not a reason for panic. Irritable Bowel Syndrome on the other hand is far more complicated and could be the cause for your sudden pain and bloating. IBS is categorised into three types, what type are you? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Open-label placebo works as well as double-blind placebo in irritable bowel syndrome
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) In a randomized clinical trial published in the journal PAIN, researchers found participants with moderate to severe irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who were knowingly treated with a pharmacologically inactive pill -- referred to as an honest or open-label placebo -- reported clinically meaningful improvements in their IBS symptoms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Are Indications for a Ileostomy?
Discussion There are three types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Crohn’s disease (CD) – can affect entire gastrointestinal tract but often is discontinuous (i.e., has skipped areas), has transmural inflammation and disease, has granulomas Ulcerative colitis (UC) – affects the colon, is continuous (i.e., has no skipped areas) and has superficial mucosal ulcerations Unclassified IBD – has chronic colitis but not specific features of CD or UC The specific pathogenesis appears to be multifactorial with having a genetic predisposition (1.6 – 30% risk of developing UC if patient has first deg...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

FDA qualifies C-Path's Diary for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms-Constipation (DIBSS-C)
(Critical Path Institute (C-Path)) C-Path Patient-Reported Outcome Consortium announces the qualification of the Diary for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms-Constipation by FDA. The DIBSS-C was developed by the PRO Consortium's Irritable Bowel Syndrome Working Group to support symptom-based efficacy endpoints in clinical trials for products intended to treat constipation-predominant IBS in adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Antidepressants could be prescribed by GPs as the new weapon in the war on Irritable Bowel Syndrome
IBS affects nine million Britons, causing agonising pain, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation - with few effective treatments available. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DDT COA #000005: Diary for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms – Constipation (DIBSS-C)
DDT COA #000005: Diary for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms – Constipation (DIBSS-C) (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 26, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

IBS triggers: Why is my IBS flaring up? Foods to avoid if you have IBS
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome affects about two in 10 people in the UK. Here's the foods to avoid if you have IBS, according to an expert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS: Foods to avoid if you suffer from IBS symptoms
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome is a common condition which causes symptoms associated with the digestive system. Here are the foods to avoid if you have IBS. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

C-Path PRO Consortium measure used to support an FDA-approved label claim
(Critical Path Institute (C-Path)) C-Path Patient-Reported Outcome Consortium announces that clinical study results using the Consortium's Diary for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms-Constipation (DIBSS-C) were recently included in the expanded label for the drug LINZESS ® . (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Boost your gut feeling: From a tummy massager to a tracker app, which is the best for IBS? 
JO WATERS: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects one in ten adults in the UK, causing bloating, diarrhoea, constipation and cramps. We asked a professor to assess some new products to treat it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ACG Issues First-Ever IBS Clinical Practice Guideline ACG Issues First-Ever IBS Clinical Practice Guideline
Advances in diagnostic testing and therapeutic options for irritable bowel syndrome has led the American College of Gastroenterology to develop the first-ever clinical practice guideline for managing the disorder.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - December 23, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

ACG  Develops First Guideline for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Authors suggest use of positive diagnostic strategy for improving time to initiation of appropriate therapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 22, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

ACG  Develops First Guideline for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
TUESDAY, Dec. 22, 2020 -- In a new American College of Gastroenterology clinical guideline, published online Dec. 14 in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, recommendations are presented for diagnostic testing and therapeutic options for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

IBS symptoms could be avoided this Christmas with some simple ‘healthy diet swaps’
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome symptoms could get the better of sufferers who get swept along with the overindulgence of traditional foods this festive season. Nutritionist May Simpkin offers some simple diet swaps you can make so IBS doesn't ruin your Christmas. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New treatment in development for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) Researchers devised a plan to treat IBS with constipation by delivering chenodeoxycholic acid in a bilayered capsule, finding that this mode of delivery could decrease colon cramping and thus produce a better patient experience. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Growing evidence suggests popping too many heartburn pills is actually CAUSING tummy troubles 
In fact, experts warn that the over-reliance on drugs such as omeprazole and lansoprazole could even explain a recent surge in diagnoses of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bacteria Linked With Symptoms Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
A group of bacteria commonly found in the gut of people with irritable bowel syndrome, may cause some of the symptoms associated with the condition, suggest results from a Swedish study. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helen Albert, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Jamie Laing health: Strictly star has irritable bowel syndrome - IBS symptoms
JAMIE LAING impressed the judges on Strictly Come Dancing with his footwork. Hoping to win the Glitterball trophy, the star underwent a "four month course" to treat irritable bowel syndrome . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers link specific gut bacteria to irritable bowel syndrome
Researchers announced a connection on Wednesday between Brachyspira, a specific intestinal bacterium, and the incidence of irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Specific bacterium in the gut linked to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
(University of Gothenburg) Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have detected a connection between Brachyspira, a genus of bacteria in the intestines, and IBS -- especially the form that causes diarrhea. Although the discovery needs confirmation in larger studies, there is hope that it might lead to new remedies for many people with irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Does your anxiety trigger IBS symptoms? How to support your digestive system
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome is a common condition that affects the digestive system, causing pain, bloating diarrhoea and constipation. Over the years experts have identified stress as a cause. So what can you do to help avoid a flare-up of symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inequalities in health care for people with depression and/or anxiety
Key points · This long read describes the health care use of people with depression and/or anxiety across primary and secondary care prior to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We highlight the broader health needs of these patients, and longstanding variation in use of health care by level of socioeconomic deprivation. · In England, almost three-quarters of people with depression and/or anxiety have at least one other physical or mental health-related long-term condition while almost a third have three or more other long-term conditions. Chronic pain is particularly prevalent among people with depression a...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UEG: Allergy-Related Dz Tied to Irritable Bowel Syndrome at 16
FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 -- Asthma and food hypersensitivity (FH) at age 12 years are associated with an increased risk for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) at age 16 years, according to a study presented at UEG Week Virtual 2020, held Oct. 11 to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Asthma, Food Sensitivity, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Title: Asthma, Food Sensitivity, and Irritable Bowel SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/12/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - October 13, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Study Probes Links in Asthma, Food Sensitivity and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
MONDAY, Oct. 12, 2020 -- Teens who had asthma and food hypersensitivity when they were younger are at increased risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), researchers report. For the study, the investigators examined the health of 2,770 children from... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 12, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

DDT COA #000005: Diary of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms- Constipation/ Diarrhea/ Mixed (DIBSS-C/D/M)
Clinical Outcome Assessments (COA) Qualification Submissions Office of Drug Evaluation (ODE) III Division of Gastroenterology and Inborn Error Products (DGIEP) DDT COA Number DDT COA #000005 (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - October 6, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Best oil known to help irritable bowel syndrome and reduce symptoms
STOMACH bloating is a condition felt by everyone at some point in their lives. The condition can often be painful and feel extremely uncomfortable. Fortunately, there is a way to reduce those symptoms by using a certain oil. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Irritable bowel syndrome and lifestyle changes
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and my primary care doctor recommended that I manage the condition without medication. Is that typical or will I also need medication to control my symptoms? ANSWER: As with many things, managing a health condition is often personal.Not everyone with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) needs [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 3, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

'Food as medicine' company ModifyHealth closes $2M Series A funding led by Nashville Capital Network
ModifyHealth provides meal delivery, dietician support and digital health services for patients suffering from chronic gastrointestinal diseases like irritable bowel syndrome and celiac disease. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Saunders Source Type: news

Researcher earns federal grant to study stress-induced irritable bowel syndrome
(University of Oklahoma) An OU College of Medicine researcher is moving closer to understanding why women with irritable bowel syndrome appear to have more severe abdominal pain than men when they're under stress and the National Institutes of Health recently validated the promise of her work with a $1.3 million grant. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pioneering research reveals certain human genes relate to gut bacteria
The role genetics and gut bacteria play in human health has long been a fruitful source of scientific enquiry, but new research marks a significant step forward in unraveling this complex relationship. Its findings could transform our understanding and treatment of all manner of common diseases, including obesity, irritable bowel syndrome, and Alzheimer ’ s disease. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Pioneering research reveals certain human genes relate to gut bacteria
(University of Bristol) The role genetics and gut bacteria play in human health has long been a fruitful source of scientific enquiry, but new research marks a significant step forward in unraveling this complex relationship. Its findings could transform our understanding and treatment of all manner of common diseases, including obesity, irritable bowel syndrome, and Alzheimer's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Postcolonoscopy Antibiotics Linked With IBS Postcolonoscopy Antibiotics Linked With IBS
Antibiotic exposure after screening colonoscopy could increase the risk for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a retrospective analysis of more than 400,000 people showsMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

What Are the First Signs of Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Title: What Are the First Signs of Irritable Bowel Syndrome?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - May 20, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

A peppermint for pain? Peppermint oil can help reduce pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome
(Natural News) Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a lifelong condition that can be very difficult to deal with on a daily basis. Fortunately, a recent study has found that peppermint oil can be a safe and effective remedy for IBS. Published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the research revealed that peppermint oil has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quercetin demonstrates analgesic effect in post-inflammatory irritable bowel syndrome
(Natural News) Researchers from China and Hong Kong studied the effects of quercetin on visceral pain and 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) availability in post-inflammatory irritable bowel syndrome (PI-IBS) rats. Their findings were published in the Journal of Medicinal Food. Intestinal enterochromaffin (EC) cell hyperplasia and 5-HT availability play key roles in the pathogenesis of abdominal hypersensitivity caused by IBS.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction May Cut IBS Symptoms
FRIDAY, April 17, 2020 -- Mindfulness-based stress reduction training is associated with robust improvements in gastrointestinal symptoms for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a study published online April 7 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

'Dead' Probiotic Bacteria Could Help Ease Irritable Bowel
Title: 'Dead' Probiotic Bacteria Could Help Ease Irritable BowelCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/9/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/10/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - April 10, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

' Dead' Probiotic Bacteria Could Help Ease Irritable Bowel
THURSDAY, April 9, 2020 -- Probiotic supplements containing " killed " bacteria might help some people with irritable bowel syndrome find relief, a new study suggests. Experts said the findings add to evidence that certain probiotics can help some... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

' Dead' Probiotic Treatment May Help Reduce Irritable Bowel Symptoms
THURSDAY, April 9, 2020 -- Probiotic treatment with dead bacteria is better than placebo at alleviating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a study published online April 8 in The Lancet Gastroenterology& Hepatology. Viola... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mindfulness program may benefit patients with irritable bowel syndrome
(Wiley) Adults with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gastrointestinal symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant to reduce stress. Results of the study are published in Neurogastroenterology& Motility. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

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