Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multidisciplinary approach more effective for gut disorders

Patients with gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and constipation have greater symptom relief and improved wellbeing when treated at multidisciplinary clinics, new research shows.

Psychology & Psychiatry

An organic cause for a functional gastrointestinal disorder

How many times patients with gastrointestinal disorders have been told "There is nothing wrong, nothing organic, it's all you head". But the pain is real. Now their complaints find a new light in a study published in the ...

Medical research

Re-booting the human gut

For decades, American travelers to international destinations have been plagued by acute gastrointestinal illnesses that can arise from travel to other countries. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) warns that depending ...

Health

Limited evidence supporting herbal meds in GI disorders

(HealthDay)—Limited evidence supports use of herbal remedies in gastrointestinal disorders, and the lack of quality control must be considered, according to research published in the March issue of Clinical Gastroenterology ...

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All diseases that pertain to the gastrointestinal tract are labelled as digestive diseases. This includes diseases of the esophagus, stomach, first, second, and third part of the duodenum, jejunum, ileum, the ileo-cecal complex, large intestine (ascending, transverse, and descending colon), sigmoid colon, and rectum.

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