Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bowel condition could hold key to developing health super foods

Research has begun to understand how certain foods affect functional gut disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as part of a multi-million dollar Government initiative to develop premium foods and drink that improve ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Motherhood and inflammatory bowel disease

Women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) should be given more advice about pregnancy so they can make informed choices about whether to have a family, say researchers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stool samples provide marker for bowel disease

A novel method for distinguishing different types of bowel disease using the stool samples of patients has been created by a group of researchers in the UK.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers identify new spectrum disorder called ALPIM syndrome

The relationship between mental and physical health is well established. But when mental and physical illnesses co-occur, patients' accounts of physical illness are sometimes arbitrarily discredited or dismissed by physicians.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Genes linked to people's bowel habits

A new publication in the scientific journal Gut sheds light on the role that certain genes have in determining how people differ in their bowel habits. The study results from the collaboration of research groups at Karolinska ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New drug to help common bowel disease

(Medical Xpress)—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 (IBS-C), based on nonclinical ...


Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to imbalanced microbiome

Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health have discovered abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria related to chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New book from the AGA helps patients achieve greater freedom from IBS

A new book from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) offers patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) a variety of strategies to lessen the burden that IBS puts on their everyday lives. IBS is a common disorder ...

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