Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Rates Might Be Lower Than Previously Thought

August 03, 2020


There is a higher prevalence of IBS found in women than men.

Multidisciplinary Approach Beneficial for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

July 16, 2020


Patients in the multidisciplinary-care group were more likely to experience a 50% or higher reduction in all Gastrointestinal Symptom Severity Index symptom clusters than the patients who were in the standard-care group.

AGA Releases New Guidelines for Probiotic Use in Gastroenterology

June 10, 2020


New recommendations support the use of probiotics for preterm and low birthweight infants to prevent mortality and necrotizing enterocolitis.

Chronic Inflammatory Diseases Increase Heart Failure Risk

May 30, 2020


A new analysis of data from Northwestern Medicine found some chronic inflammatory diseases were associated with a 7-fold increase in risk of heart failure.

Nearly 40% of Adults Suffer From a Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder

May 28, 2020


In an international survey, investigators discover women are more likely to suffer from a FGID than men.

Heat-Inactivated Treatment Effective for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

May 06, 2020


In a new study, investigators discover fewer adverse events in patients taking 1 × 109 non-viable B bifidum HI-MIMBb75 cells than for patients taking a placebo.

New Study Finds Better Data on IBS Drug Discontinuation

April 22, 2020


The most common reason IBS patients discontinue treatment is a loss of prescription drug coverage.

Microbiome Markers Linked to Quality of Life for Women with IBS

February 04, 2020


A 28-day patient log of gastrointestinal symptoms, stool consistency, psychological distress, and extraintestinal pain ratings informs investigators on the significance of markers.

Low FODMAP Diet Helps IDB Patients

December 18, 2019


In a new study, investigators examine whether a low FODMAP diet could be beneficial for patients suffering from quiescent IBD.

Disease Management Gives IBD Patients a Fair Shot

December 10, 2019


In the last decade, investigators have put an emphasis on better disease monitoring for digestive diseases. The result has been better patient outcomes.