FDA Panel Oks Tegaserod for IBS-C in Women with Low CV Risk FDA Panel Oks Tegaserod for IBS-C in Women with Low CV Risk
The Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA recommended reintroducing tegaserod maleate for women with irritable bowel syndrome and low cardiovascular risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Antidepressants, Psychotherapy May Help Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome Antidepressants, Psychotherapy May Help Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome
People struggling with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) might feel better with antidepressants or psychotherapy, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Video: How irritable bowel syndrome affects you
Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) range from occasional upset stomach to almost constant pain. Watch this video to learn how IBS can affect you. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antidepressants, psychotherapy may help ease irritable bowel syndrome
(Reuters Health) - People struggling with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) might feel better with antidepressants or psychotherapy, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ask Can Stress Cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Can Stress Cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask Foods Avoid Irritable Bowel Syndrome
What Foods Should Be Avoided with Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ardelyx Submits New Drug Application for U.S. Marketing Authorization of Tenapanor for IBS-C to U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Ardelyx, Inc. (Nasdaq : ARDX ), today announced the submission of its New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting U.S. marketing authoriz... Biopharmaceuticals, Gastroenterology Ardelyx, tenapanor, IBS-C, irritable bowel syndrome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ask How Do You Test for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
How Do You Test for Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask First Signs of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
What Are the First Signs of Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: The diet changes to avoid ‘draining’ signs of IBS
STOMACH bloating may be caused by certain foods in your diet, which could cause tummy aches, pains or cramps. But making these changes to your weekly shopping list could lower your risk of bloating, as well as the “draining” symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes cramps without a period?
A variety of factors and underlying conditions can cause cramps outside of a person's regular period. These include irritable bowel syndrome, endometriosis, and pelvic inflammatory disease. In this article, learn more about the possible causes and their additional symptoms, as well as when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

Fecal Transplantation May Not Improve IBS Symptoms Fecal Transplantation May Not Improve IBS Symptoms
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) increases microbial diversity but does not improve symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to results from a placebo-controlled study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

It ’s Not Yet Clear How to Boost the Microbiome. But Diet Is the Best Bet
The gut microbiome—the billions of bacteria that live inside the human digestive tract—is the focus of some of today’s most exciting and compelling medical research. Studies have linked microbiome-related imbalances to health conditions ranging from depression and Parkinson’s disease to heart disease. Some researchers have even started referring to the microbiome as a “forgotten organ” because of the indispensable role it plays in human health. It’s fairly clear that the foods a person eats—or doesn’t eat—can affect the composition of his or her microbiome. Resear...
Source: TIME: Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Severe Diarrhea Can Send IBS Patients Over the Edge
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 -- The agony of severe diarrhea can make some people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) wish they were dead. So claims a new survey that reveals the mental and physical fallout from the chronic disease. " IBS can be an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

IBS symptoms - why you should be eating more INSECTS to avoid stomach pain
IBS symptoms include bloating, diarrhoea, constipation and stomach pain. Patients could lower the risk of painful irritable bowel syndrome signs by adding these insects to their diet, scientists have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for stomach pain: 30p a day capsules could relieve constipation
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some stomach pain conditions, including the symptoms of constipation, bloating and Irritable Bowel Syndrome . Adding these cheap capsules to your diet every day could lower the risk of the painful signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in 10 IBS with diarrhoea patients wish they were dead when their condition is bad
(SAGE) New research, published in the UEG Journal, assessed the burden associated with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea by surveying 513 patients and 679 healthcare professionals. A quarter of patients reported that IBS stops them from enjoying life and 11 percent agreed with the statement; 'when my IBS is bad, I wish I was dead'. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Little Evidence Exclusion Diets Reduce IBS Symptoms Little Evidence Exclusion Diets Reduce IBS Symptoms
There is too little data to recommend a gluten-free diet (GFD) for reducing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

IBS symptoms: This change in your faeces could indicate the painful condition
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome symptoms could be triggered by diet, eating too quickly or too slowly, stress or having oversensitive gut nerves. When the condition appears, IBS causes discomfort and pain to sufferers. Watch out for this change in your toilet which could indicate the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms: This change in your faeces could indicate the condition
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome symptoms could be triggered by diet, eating too quickly or too slowly, stress or having oversensitive gut nerves. When the condition appears, IBS causes discomfort and pain to sufferers. Watch out for this change in your toilet which could indicate the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to relieve bloating fast: Cooking with this oil can help achieve a flatter stomach
HOW TO relieve bloating fast: stomach bloating is often caused by certain foods, such as fizzy drinks, but it can also be a symptom of common digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome . A specific diet has been found to help with this, and health experts recommend using particular oils when cooking if you want to achieve a flatter stomach. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ovarian cancer symptoms: Five common warning signs you might have the condition
OVARIAN cancer symptoms and signs can be mis-diagnosed as signals of a less serious condition, such as irritable bowel syndrome and pre-menstrual syndrome. Watch out for these five warning signs of the cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Problems Associated With Irritable Bowel Syndrome Health Problems Associated With Irritable Bowel Syndrome
What other health issues are typically associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? When are they typically diagnosed relative to IBS?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Review of Treatment Options Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Review of Treatment Options
This article summarizes the latest in nonpharmacologic treatment options and drug therapy for irritable bowel syndrome. What should be the initial approach to management?U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D eases mind AND body: Study finds a daily dose can relieve symptoms of IBS and accompanying anxiety
(Natural News) Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common, chronic disorder of the large intestine that affects 10 to 15 percent of the world’s population. Currently, there is no known cure for IBS, so treatments usually focus on relieving the symptoms. Managing this condition typically entails studying one’s dietary habits, taking over-the-counter medication, and reducing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does it mean if you have a high C-reactive protein?
Doctors can use a C-reactive protein (CRP) test to check the levels of this protein. Many conditions can elevate CRP levels, including rheumatic arthritis and irritable bowel syndrome. Symptoms of high CRP levels include chills and pain. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Learn more about the CRP test here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Devices / Diagnostics Source Type: news

Early source of irritable bowel syndrome discovered
(Michigan State University) Michigan State University scientists have identified an early cause of intestinal inflammation, one of the first stages of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, which afflict around 11 percent of the world's population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tegaserod (Zelnorm)...New Drug for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Title: Tegaserod (Zelnorm)...New Drug for Irritable Bowel SyndromeCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 10/14/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 13, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Rifaximin (Xifaxan) for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Treatment
Title: Rifaximin (Xifaxan) for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) TreatmentCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 1/18/2011 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 13, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

IBS symptoms - best foods to prevent bloating and constipation pain
IBS symptoms include bloating, constipation pain and diarrhoea. You can lower your risk of Irritable Bowel Syndrome flare-up signs by adding more of these foods to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS Can Be Diagnosed by Listening to Bowel Sounds IBS Can Be Diagnosed by Listening to Bowel Sounds
A noninvasive technique, in which artificial intelligence is used to record and distinguish bowel sounds, can be used to diagnose irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Your Tummy Rumblings Might Help Diagnose Bowel Disorder
TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 -- A belt that wraps around your stomach and listens for the telltale sounds of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may make it easier to spot the notoriously elusive disease. " IBS is difficult to diagnose because it affects the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

DDW: Bowel Sounds May Identify Irritable Bowel Syndrome
TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 -- A noninvasive method for diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), based on use of bowel sounds, has high sensitivity and specificity, according to a study presented at the 2018 Digestive Disease Week, held from June 2 to 5... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cedars-Sinai research identifies gut gas linked to diarrhea
(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) Cedars-Sinai investigators have for the first time identified a gas produced in gut that could improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with two common intestinal illnesses -- small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms: Try these five tips to relieve stomach pain
IBS symptoms, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, include pain and cramping, diarrhoea and constipation. You can reduce the signs by trying these five diet tips. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Updated guidance to help GPs easily diagnose serious bowel conditions
The difficulty in distinguishing between Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can have a significant impact on individual wellbeing and health outcomes. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 23, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes abdominal bloating?
There are many causes of abdominal bloating, including fluid retention, irritable bowel syndrome, food intolerance, and infection. For most people, the cause of bloating may be fairly harmless and can be treated with simple home remedies. Here, we look at the causes of bloating, what to do, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

PCORI Board approves research to promote partnerships between PCORnet, other organizations
(Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute) The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors approved more than $20 million for studies that will use PCORnet to test ways to improve care for people with arthritis, blood pressure, depression and irritable bowel disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The 5 tell-tale symptoms of IBS and the natural fixes
A staggering one in five Britons suffer regularly with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and the diarrhoea, consultation, cramping and bloating that come with it, according to recent estimates. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS bloating pain - 78p oil could relieve constipation symptoms reveals Dr Dawn Harper
IBS symptoms include bloating, constipation and stomach pain. But, you could relieve painful signs of irritable bowel syndrome and abdominal ache by using this cheap essential oil, revealed Dr Dawn Harper. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation for OrphoMed's ORP-101 for Treatment of IBS-D
SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- OrphoMed, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class dimer therapeutics, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has grante... Biopharmaceuticals, Gastroenterology, FDA OrphoMed, dimer therapeutic, irritable bowel syndrome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

IBD sufferers are 30% more likely to develop Parkinson's
Inflammation is thought to underlie both irritable bowel disease and Parkinson's disease, and new research from Mount Sinai hospital suggests treating IBD could lower Parkinson's risks by 80%. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS sufferers are 30% more likely to develop Parkinson's
Inflammation is thought to underlie both irritable bowel disease and Parkinson's disease, and new research from Mount Sinai hospital suggests treating IBD could lower Parkinson's risks by 80%. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS patients obtain robust, enduring relief from home-based treatment program
(University at Buffalo) In the largest federally funded non-drug clinical trial for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), patients with the most severe and persistent symptoms achieved robust and sustained relief by learning to control symptoms with minimal clinician contact. Led by University at Buffalo researchers in collaboration with colleagues at New York University and Northwestern University, the study was published online before print in Gastroenterology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to eat and avoid on a low-fiber diet
Fiber is an essential part of a healthful diet, but some people may benefit from eating less fiber, especially if they have irritable bowel disease (IBD) or have had a recent bowel surgery. In this article, learn which foods to eat and to avoid when on a low-fiber diet, as well as tips on how to get adequate nutrients. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Biomarkers for irritable bowel syndrome
(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Little is still known about the exact causes of irritable bowel syndrome. An international team with significant involvement from the Technical University of Munich has provided initial clues about the organic triggers of the disease, which affects an estimated one out of six people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

IBS symptoms: Nutritionist explains best diet to treat painful irritable bowel syndrome
IBS SYMPTOMS are constipation and diarrhoea, which cause pain and discomfort to the abdomen. The condition is common across the UK, although most don ’t seek treatment. Luckily, it is easily treated following these steps. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news