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Genetics links endometriosis and IBS

Written by | 29 Oct 2023

University of Queensland researchers have shown that endometriosis and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) share genetic risk factors, explaining why patients with one condition may also have the other…. read more.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients suffer significantly higher rates of anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation than those without IBS

Written by | 26 Feb 2023

New research from the University of Missouri School of Medicine has established a link between irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and mental health challenges, such as anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation…. read more.

Realtime monitoring with a wearable device reveals IBS-related changes

Written by | 18 Jan 2023

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a difficult disease to treat, characterized by chronic abdominal pain related to bowel movements, of which there are four types: diarrheal, constipation, mixed,… read more.

Inflammatory bowel disease increases risks for pregnant women

Written by | 8 Aug 2022

Pregnant women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and their babies face increased risks and complications compared to pregnant women without IBD. Those are the findings from a new… read more.

Artificial intelligence model can predict whether Crohn disease will recur after surgery

Written by | 6 Jun 2022

Using an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that emulates how humans visualize and is trained to recognize and classify images, investigators constructed a model that predicts the postoperative recurrence… read more.

Antibiotic use associated with inflammatory bowel disease in older adults

Written by | 16 May 2022

The more antibiotics prescribed to patients 60 and older, the more likely they were to develop inflammatory bowel disease, suggesting antibiotic use could explain some of the growth… read more.

For IBS, specific diets are less important than expected

Written by | 29 Dec 2021

Many IBS sufferers avoid certain types of food and often exclude gluten. However, a large new study from Chalmers University of Technology and Uppsala University, Sweden, does not… read more.

Ultra-processed food intake linked to inflammatory bowel disease

Written by | 26 Aug 2021

Consumption of ultra-processed foods appears to be linked to an increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), researchers reported on July 15, 2021 in the BMJ/British Medical Journal…. read more.

Scientists reveal mechanism that causes irritable bowel syndrome

Written by | 7 May 2021

KU Leuven researchers have identified the biological mechanism that explains why some people experience abdominal pain when they eat certain foods. The finding paves the way for more… read more.

CBT can provide better long-term relief for IBS symptoms

Written by | 17 Nov 2019

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… read more.

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