Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the large intestine, often causing bouts of cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea and constipation.

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Innovative app found to be as good as gastroenterologists at characterizing stool samples

Innovative app found to be as good as gastroenterologists at characterizing stool samples

Associations between mucosal gene expression and microbiome composition in three gastrointestinal disorders

Associations between mucosal gene expression and microbiome composition in three gastrointestinal disorders

Challenges in safely deprescribing common anticholinergic drugs

Challenges in safely deprescribing common anticholinergic drugs

Open-label placebo shows promise as therapy for disorders of gut-brain interaction in children

Open-label placebo shows promise as therapy for disorders of gut-brain interaction in children

NYU Langone Health continues to expand its services on Long Island

NYU Langone Health continues to expand its services on Long Island

Drugs that block mineralocorticoid receptor may help protect bone cells during aging

Drugs that block mineralocorticoid receptor may help protect bone cells during aging

Are our bowel habits written in our DNA?

Are our bowel habits written in our DNA?

Specific diets have less effect on IBS symptoms than expected

Specific diets have less effect on IBS symptoms than expected

Study reveals distinct gut microbial 'signatures' highly responsive to dietary therapy for IBS

Study reveals distinct gut microbial 'signatures' highly responsive to dietary therapy for IBS

Immune response elicited by SARS-CoV-2 vaccines in infliximab and vedolizumab-treated patients with IBD

Immune response elicited by SARS-CoV-2 vaccines in infliximab and vedolizumab-treated patients with IBD

Microbiome discovery may help improve treatment for patients with gastrointestinal diseases

Microbiome discovery may help improve treatment for patients with gastrointestinal diseases

Research reveals how gut macrophages respond to prior infection by shielding enteric neurons

Research reveals how gut macrophages respond to prior infection by shielding enteric neurons

MSU researchers make surprising discovery about the human gut's enteric nervous system

MSU researchers make surprising discovery about the human gut's enteric nervous system

Microbiome startups promise to improve your gut health, but is the science solid?

Microbiome startups promise to improve your gut health, but is the science solid?

Glycyrrhizic acid as a drug candidate for COVID-19

Glycyrrhizic acid as a drug candidate for COVID-19

Vitamin D supplements are not effective for easing painful IBS symptoms, study reveals

Vitamin D supplements are not effective for easing painful IBS symptoms, study reveals

Acidic environment enhances production of butyric acid from apple pectin by fecal microbiota

Acidic environment enhances production of butyric acid from apple pectin by fecal microbiota

Anti-coronavirus molecules from microbes could be key to new treatments

Anti-coronavirus molecules from microbes could be key to new treatments

Irritable bowel syndrome is linked to bacterial biofilms in the gut

Irritable bowel syndrome is linked to bacterial biofilms in the gut

Commensal bacteria in the human intestine produce compounds that inhibit SARS-CoV-2

Commensal bacteria in the human intestine produce compounds that inhibit SARS-CoV-2