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September 26, 2020

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Mindfulness Program May Benefit Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Adults with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gastrointestinal symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant to reduce ...

Combination Therapy Advisable for Bowel Disorder IBS

The more abnormalities in intestinal and brain function that IBS sufferers have, the more severe their symptoms of this functional bowel disorder, and the more adversely their everyday life is ...

Microbiome Science May Help Doctors Deliver More Effective, Personalized Treatment to Children With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

To improve the treatment of children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), investigators have developed a sophisticated way to analyze the microbial and metabolic contents of the gut. A report ...

CBT Can Provide Better Long-Term Relief for IBS Symptoms

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder affecting 10 - 20 per cent of people. Abdominal pain, bloating and altered bowel habit significantly affect patients' quality ...

Diet Could Help Runners Beat Stomach Issues

Research indicates that cutting out specific foods can alleviate the gastrointestinal issues some people experience when they exercise, with over two-thirds of people involved in a new study ...

Immunological Scarring from Celiac Disease

Immune cells in the bowel of people who suffer with celiac disease are permanently replaced by a new subset of cells that promote inflammation, suggests a new ...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Linked to Prostate Cancer

Men with inflammatory bowel disease have four to five times higher risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer. This is the first report to show these men have higher than average PSA values and a ...

Protecting Probiotics from the Stomach

The small intestine is a hotbed of microbial activity and a target of probiotic treatments for diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, among other conditions. To make it to ...

Insights from Metabolites Get Us Closer to a Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

A study has identified a constellation of metabolites related to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Combining this data with data from an earlier microbiome study, the researchers ...

Chemotherapy-Induced Diarrhea Traced to Immune Cells

Researchers have found that immune cells called macrophages can trigger smooth muscle contractions in the intestinal tract, independent of nerve ...

Early Source of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Discovered

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 ...

Gut Gas Linked to Diarrhea

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 ...

Listening to Gut Noises Could Improve Diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Utilizing newly adapted artificial intelligence, researchers have developed an acoustic belt that offers a new way to diagnose irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) by listening to the noises in a ...

IBS Patients Obtain Robust, Enduring Relief from Home-Based Treatment Program

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 ...

Biomarkers for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Little is still known about the exact causes of irritable bowel syndrome. An international team has provided initial clues about the organic triggers of the disease, which affects an estimated one ...

Genetic Link to IBS Identified in Women

New research links certain DNA variants to increased risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in women. The findings might help explain why IBS is more common in women than in ...

Vitamin D Supplements Could Ease Painful IBS Symptoms

New research finds high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in IBS patients -- regardless of their ...