'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

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