I had the bacteria in my gut analysed. And this may be the future of medicine
Andrew Anthony sent his stool off to have its bacteria sequenced. In the future, such techniques could help assess our susceptibility to conditions from diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's to autism, depression and cancerWe are all familiar with "gut feelings", "gut reactions" and "gut instincts", but how much do we really know or care about our guts? As we become increasingly more aware of what we put in our stomachs, it's striking how ignorant we remain of what takes place in our intestines. And it turns out there is an awful lot going on down there.Microbiologists have made some startling...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 11, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Anthony Tags: Biology Health Microbiology & wellbeing Human biology Features Antibiotics Life and style The Observer Biochemistry and molecular biology Science Source Type: news

IBS Drug Succeeds in Large TrialsIBS Drug Succeeds in Large Trials
An experimental drug developed by Furiex Pharmaceuticals Inc met the main goal of a pair of large Phase III clinical trials by significantly alleviating diarrhea and abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - February 5, 2014 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: Are Dietary FODMAPs a Cause of Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (FREE)
By the NEJM Journal Watch Editors In a randomized trial, IBS symptoms … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - January 29, 2014 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Military food to blame? Harry Reid asked Pentagon to research Irritable Bowel Syndrome
At a time when the nation was involved in two wars and there was already plenty of strain on the military's budget, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., was pressuring the Defense Department to spend scarce Pentagon resources (and taxpayer dollars) to research... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New, 'designer' fiber may help address fiber intolerance and ease IBS symptoms
(Rush University Medical Center) A newly-developed, "designer" dietary fiber with an added potential prebiotic effect may eliminate the side effects of current treatment for irritable bowel syndrome which affects 10-20 percent of the population, disproportionately women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 16, 2014 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The IBS Miracle Review | Learn How To Cure Irritable Bowel Syndrome...
The IBS Miracle designed by James Walden is the latest program that teaches people how to get relief from their irritable bowel syndrome naturally without any medication. A full review on the site...(PRWeb January 12, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/the-ibs-miracle/review/prweb11482337.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 13, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ondansetron May Ease Irritable Bowel SymptomsOndansetron May Ease Irritable Bowel Symptoms
Ondansetron relieved some of the most annoying symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D), in a randomized trial from the UK. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 8, 2014 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Diverticulitis Tied to Higher Risk of IBS (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Diverticulitis patients had significantly elevated risks for irritable bowel syndrome and mood disorders over time -- potentially suggesting a new disease class, researchers found. (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - December 23, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Lexicon releases positive Phase II trial results of LX1033 to treat irritable bowel syndrome
US-based biopharmaceutical firm Lexicon Pharmaceuticals has released top-line results from an initial Phase II trial, designed to assess the use of its investigational drug LX1033 in diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-d). (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - December 5, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diet of hookworms to tackle a bread allergy
James Logan, a biologist at the School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine also tried leeches and is thinking about maggot therapy• Read about more scientists who go to extremes lengthsA lot of people don't realise that just one metre below your feet walking along Gower Street or Malet Street in London, you have thousands upon thousands of very hungry, potentially dangerous insects.In the basement we have our insectary colonies where we keep lots of different species of mosquitoes, found in all parts of the world. None of them are infected with malaria, but they are in very high numbers. We also have bed bugs, house dust...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 1, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Josh Davis Tags: Allergies Health Medical research Society Technology Features Animals Insects The Observer Environment Science Wildlife Source Type: news

Colostomy pride
Each year, hundreds of people undergo a colostomy or "ostomy." because part of their bowel had to be removed. After Jason McIntosh had an ostomy last year due to irritable bowel syndrome, he decided to start a business with his wife called Awestomy, a company that sells attractive undergarments for colostomy bags. McIntire discusses having an ostomy, the stigma attached to having an ostomy bag, an.... (Source: Sound Medicine)
Source: Sound Medicine - November 24, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Sound Medicine Source Type: news

New drug to help common bowel disease
(University of Adelaide) An international team led by University of Adelaide researchers has identified the mechanism of pain relief of a new drug for treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation, based on nonclinical studies, and quantified its effectiveness in pain relief in human trials. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 28, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Blood Test for Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the WorksBlood Test for Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the Works
The first serum-based diagnostic test for IBS uses antibodies that target the vinculin protein. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Worldwide database of brain images for chronic pain conditions designed to accelerate research, treatments
What do migraine, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis have in common? All involve chronic pain. A new database featuring hundreds of brain scans and other key clinical information will help researchers tease out similarities and differences between these and many other chronic-pain conditions, helping to accelerate research and treatment development... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 19, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Food Intolerance and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Sorting out the Overlap
The patient with non-specific abdominal and bowel complaints typically presents first to primary care. To discern and distinguish the overlap of food allergy, food sensitivity, celiac disease, and others from IBS requires a careful, systematic approach. Here, guidance from an expert. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - October 18, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

UF faculty finds some mind-body therapies may reduce effects of functional bowel disorders
Although some health care providers may overlook alternative therapies when treating functional bowel disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, University of Florida faculty members have found evidence that hypnosis and cognitive behavioral therapy may benefit patients suffering from these diseases. Led by researchers Oliver Grundmann of the UF College of Pharmacy and Saunjoo "Sunny" Yoon of the UF College of Nursing, the study was published in the European Journal of Integrative Medicine... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news

UCLA to house worldwide database of brain images for chronic-pain conditions
What do migraine, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis have in common? All involve chronic pain.   A new database featuring hundreds of brain scans and other key clinical information will help researchers tease out similarities and differences between these and many other chronic-pain conditions, helping to accelerate research and treatment development.   The Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer Family Center for Neurobiology of Stress at UCLA will serves as the main hub for this new Pain and Interoception Imaging Network (PAIN), the first-ever standardized database for brain imaging associat...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 16, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Antibody Test Spots IBS
SAN DIEGO (MedPage Today) -- Testing for antibodies to the protein vinculin may offer a serologic means of diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome, a researcher said here. (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - October 15, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

New blood test could help millions of patients with gastrointestinal disorders
(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) For the first time, a simple blood test may be the best way to determine if a patient is suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or another serious condition such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease, according to Cedars-Sinai physician researcher Mark Pimentel, M.D., lead author of a multicenter clinical trial. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 15, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Mood-Gut Link Seen in IBS
SAN DIEGO (MedPage Today) -- Psychological comorbidity had a significant association with levels of an inflammatory cytokine in patients with irritable bowel syndrome, suggesting a centrally mediated effect, investigators reported here. (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - October 14, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Hysterectomy and Fibroids – Val’s Story
This is Val’s Hysterectomy and Fibroids story. I had a total abdominal hysterectomy on the 12th September 2013 after years of horrid, painful periods and pelvic pain. I had an undiagnosed  pelvic infection when I was younger that caused a lot of damage and scar tissue. This led to infertility and failed IVF attempts with my husband of 33 years, (my best friend & soul mate). Photo courtesy of Hic et nunc (Wikimedia) For a while now I’ve noticed my abdomen was hard, with terrible bloating and bowel problems which I blamed on irritable bowel. I’ve also had ovarian cysts. It wasn’t until I star...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - October 14, 2013 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Your Stories fibroids tah total abdominal hysterectomy Source Type: news

Hysterectomy and Fibroids – Val’s Story
This is Val’s Hysterectomy and Fibroids story. I had a total abdominal hysterectomy on the 12th September 2013 after years of horrid, painful periods and pelvic pain. I had an undiagnosed  pelvic infection when I was younger that caused a lot of damage and scar tissue. This led to infertility and failed IVF attempts with my husband of 33 years, (my best friend & soul mate). Photo courtesy of Hic et nunc (Wikimedia) For a while now I’ve noticed my abdomen was hard, with terrible bloating and bowel problems which I blamed on irritable bowel. I’ve also had ovarian cysts. It wasn’t until I star...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - October 14, 2013 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Your Stories fibroids tah total abdominal hysterectomy Source Type: news

Commonwealth Laboratories, Inc. and Cedars Sinai Medical Center...
Commonwealth Laboratories, Inc. and Cedars Sinai Medical Center enter into exclusive license agreement for patents used in the diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other disorders caused by Small...(PRWeb October 03, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11193744.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 5, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NICE backs protein test to tell IBD from IBS
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended a simple stool tests as an option to distinguish between potentially serious inflammatory bowel disease and less serious irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: Nursing Times Breaking News)
Source: Nursing Times Breaking News - October 4, 2013 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Natural solutions for irritable bowel syndrome
Technically speaking (and almost laughable), conventional medicine does not describe irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as a disease, instead calling it 'a problem caused by changes in how the GI tract works'. In fact, sadly, government-run health agencies do not consider... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Ease Cramps From Irritable Bowel
Title: Health Tip: Ease Cramps From Irritable BowelCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/1/2013 7:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/1/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Crohn's Disease General)
Source: MedicineNet Crohn's Disease General - October 1, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Irritable Bowel Syndrome could be the cause of your child's tummy trouble
The common cold regularly tops the list of reasons for school absence - no surprise there. But the second most cited cause is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ironwood and AstraZeneca start Phase III study of linaclotide in China
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD) and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals have started a Phase III clinical study of linaclotide for the treatment of adults with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) in China. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - September 12, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why We All Need to Touch and Be Touched
The mind, brain, and body are all connected. When we cannot know or express what we are feeling, when we cannot express it in words, the body can express it for us in the form of chronic pain, illness for which no medical cause can be found, eating disorders, self-mutilation, irritable bowel syndrome, asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, and other disorders. read more (Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center)
Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center - September 11, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Sharon K. Farber, Ph.D. Tags: Anxiety Eating Disorders Health Relationships adhesions alexander technique arts teachers chi ch Feldenkrais frozen shoulder fundamental modes guilt shame human interaction Ken Wilbur massage therapists organic cause orient Source Type: news

Central mechanism underlying electroacupuncture effects visceral hypersensitivity
(Neural Regeneration Research) Irritable bowel syndrome patients extensively suffer from chronic visceral hypersensitivity, with involvement of all levels of the brain-gut axis, as well as various neurotransmitters. Chronic visceral hypersensitivity can occur in the periphery, spinal cord and central nervous system, which has been shown to be the main pathophysiological mechanism underlying abdominal pain in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 10, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

UCLA researchers describe new form of irritable bowel syndrome
UCLA researchers have described a new form of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) that occurs after an acute bout of diverticulitis, a finding that may help lead to better management of symptoms and relief for patients. The discovery of this new condition, called Post-Diverticulitis Irritable Bowel Syndrome (PDV-IBS), validates the irritable bowel symptoms that many patients report long after suffering a bout of diverticulitis, but that many physicians wave off as being part of the original condition, said study senior author Dr... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news

UCLA researchers describe new form of irritable bowel syndrome
This study expands our understanding a little bit about what might cause IBS," Spiegel said. "It's such a common condition, and there may be different flavors. We've now added a new flavor to the menu — a new risk factor for developing IBS. By learning more, we might be able to expand the therapies we can use on these patients."   The study was funded by Shire Pharmaceuticals.   "Our findings support the evolving paradigm of diverticular disease as a chronic illness — not merely an acute condition marked by abrupt complications. Far from a self-limited episode, acute dive...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 6, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UCLA researchers describe new form of irritable bowel syndrome
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) UCLA researchers have described a new form of irritable bowel syndrome that occurs after an acute bout of diverticulitis, a finding that may help lead to better management of symptoms and relief for patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 5, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

PEG Relieves IBS Constipation, but Has No Effect on PainPEG Relieves IBS Constipation, but Has No Effect on Pain
Polyethylene glycol (PEG) 3350 plus electrolytes may be of help in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients with constipation, according to a new study from the manufacturer. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

IBS patients benefit from eluxadoline
Patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS-D, treated with eluxadoline achieved better clinical response and experienced more symptom improvement than those using placebo, according to a recent study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. Eluxadoline, which is currently in phase 3 trials, is under development as a potential treatment for IBS-D... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news

New IBS treatment shows potential in Phase 2 study
(American Gastroenterological Association) Patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS-D, treated with eluxadoline achieved better clinical response and experienced more symptom improvement than those using placebo, according to a recent study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 12, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Why acupuncture is giving sceptics the needle
Acupuncture has been prescribed by half of Britain's doctors, but after 3,000 clinical trials its efficacy remains unproven. So is the NHS making a grave error in supporting this ancient treatment?• Are vitamin pills a sham? Q&A with Dr. Paul OffitYou can't get crystal healing on the NHS. The Department of Health doesn't fund faith healing. And most doctors believe magnets are best stuck on fridges, not patients. But ask for a treatment in which an expert examines your tongue, smells your skin and tries to unblock the flow of life force running through your body with needles and the NHS will be happy to oblige.The...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 26, 2013 Category: Science Authors: David Derbyshire Tags: Culture Health Science and scepticism Features NHS Alternative medicine The Observer Source Type: news

Researchers wake up to complementary IBS treatments
Research on alternative and complementary treatments for a wide variety of chronic health conditions has proved worthwhile. As scientists turn their attention to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), prospects for home remedies, dietary modification, and complementary treatments... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study points to new approach for treating foodborne illnesses
UC Irvine microbiologists have learned how a probiotic bacterium used to treat irritable bowel syndrome can soothe gut bacterial infections caused by salmonella, paving the way for potential relief from foodborne illnesses that affect millions of people annually. Manuela Raffatellu, assistant professor of microbiology & molecular genetics, and colleagues at UC Irvine and the University of Washington identified how a probiotic strain of E... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

When In Rome Use the Criteria
Discussion Functional gastrointestinal diseases are very common problems throughout the lifespan. Estimates vary but around 13-38% of children and adolescents have weekly abdominal pain and 24% have chronic abdominal pain that last more than 8 weeks. Chronic abdominal pain was extensively studied by John Apley in the 1950′s and since then newer criteria have been developed for distinguishing various types of abdominal pain. See Learning Point below. A thorough history and physical examination is needed to distinguish these different types of abdominal pain and to evaluate for organic causes. Warning signs of potenti...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 22, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Donna M. D'Alessandro, M.D. Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Synergy reaches halfway point in enrolment of plecanatide Phase IIb trial
Biopharmaceutical company Synergy Pharmaceuticals has reached more than half of the enrolment target in Phase IIb trial of guanylate cyclase-C agonist, Plecanatide, in patients with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - July 18, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Probiotic bacterium lessens severity of Salmonella infections by hoarding iron
(University of California - Irvine) UC Irvine microbiologists have learned how a probiotic bacterium used to treat irritable bowel syndrome can soothe gut bacterial infections caused by salmonella, paving the way for potential relief from foodborne illnesses that affect millions of people annually. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 17, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Treat your Crohn's naturally with vitamin D: Research
Increased blood levels of vitamin D may help both prevent and treat Crohn's disease, an incurable, often debilitating gastrointestinal disorder, research has shown. Crohn's disease is a form of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which afflicts between 10 and 20 percent... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnosis: The Rome III Criteria
A multinational panel took issue with a key element of the criteria, the centrality of pain or discomfort as a diagnostic criterion. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - July 10, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Beat irritable bowel syndrome naturally
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that involves spastic colon activity, bouts of constipation and diarrhea and abdominal bloating. IBS is on the rise with over 20 million Americans suffering from these symptoms on a regular basis. Beat IBS naturally... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 5, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paper of the month: Mechanisms and effectiveness of prebiotics
The June Nutrition Society 'Paper of the month' is from Proceedings of the Nutrition Society and is entitled 'Mechanisms and effectiveness of prebiotics in modifying the gastrointestinal microbiota for the management of digestive disorders'. Below is the author's blog on this paper, and you can now access the full paper online for a limited time by following the link provided below. Further comments and discussion are welcomed. SIR DAVID CUTHBERTSON MEDAL LECTURE:MECHANISMS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF PREBIOTICS IN MODIFYING THE GASTROINTESTINAL MICROBIOTA FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF DIGESTIVE DISORDERS The gastrointestinal (GI) microb...
Source: The Nutrition Society - June 19, 2013 Category: Nutrition Authors: NS Publications Team Source Type: news

Constella® (Linaclotide), The First Approved Prescription Therapy In A New Class Of Treatments For Adults With IBS-C, Is Now Available In Europe
Almirall, S.A. (ALM:MC) and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) announced the launch of Constella® (linaclotide 290mcg capsules once daily), the first approved prescription therapy in a new class of treatments for adults suffering from moderate to severe IBS-C[i], in Europe. Constella® is now available in Germany, the UK and Nordic countries and is expected to be launched in several other European countries in 2013... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news

Probiotics in the Management of Irritable Bowel SyndromeProbiotics in the Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Could functional foods that contain probiotics help IBS patients with their uncomfortable gastrointestinal symptoms? BMC Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Six ways to improve your IBS symptoms using proper food combining
Eliminating foods and food combinations that trigger IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) symptoms is the first step toward coping with IBS. Eventually, coping can lead to healing. However, relying on conventional, mainstream medicine will put you into a life of coping... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 26, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Drugs For IBS, Hepatitis C
Research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) explores pharmaceutical advances for treating irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) and hepatitis C. An international study holds promising results for patients suffering from IBS-D. In the phase II study, researchers found that the drug ibodutant significantly improved symptoms in more than 50 percent of the individuals treated... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news