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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Study links ultra-processed foods to gut health risks

Study links ultra-processed foods to gut health risks

AGA guideline endorses fecal microbiota transplant as treatment for recurrent C. diff infection

AGA guideline endorses fecal microbiota transplant as treatment for recurrent C. diff infection

Does your lifestyle increase your risk of IBS?

Does your lifestyle increase your risk of IBS?

Adopting key healthy behaviors reduces risk of irritable bowel syndrome

Adopting key healthy behaviors reduces risk of irritable bowel syndrome

Missing gut microbes after antibiotics and a high-fat diet may be to blame for sugar-free candy and gum giving you gas

Missing gut microbes after antibiotics and a high-fat diet may be to blame for sugar-free candy and gum giving you gas

Low FODMAP diet shows promise in IBS management, study finds nuanced benefits and challenges

Low FODMAP diet shows promise in IBS management, study finds nuanced benefits and challenges

Nutrigenomics paves the way for customized diets in lactose intolerance care

Nutrigenomics paves the way for customized diets in lactose intolerance care

Is a gluten-free diet always the healthier choice for women?

Is a gluten-free diet always the healthier choice for women?

Receptor protein found to be a key player in prostate cancer cells' drug resistance

Receptor protein found to be a key player in prostate cancer cells' drug resistance

Migraine linked to increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease in new study

Migraine linked to increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease in new study

Study reveals treatment gaps and burden of symptoms among patients with microscopic colitis

Study reveals treatment gaps and burden of symptoms among patients with microscopic colitis

Study explores the intricate gut-brain-liver connection and its impact on health

Study explores the intricate gut-brain-liver connection and its impact on health

Sympathetic nervous system and immune interplay: Key to metabolic regulation

Sympathetic nervous system and immune interplay: Key to metabolic regulation

MSU researchers discover why inflammation in the gut causes visceral pain

MSU researchers discover why inflammation in the gut causes visceral pain

Cannabis shows promise in easing endometriosis pain, new research suggests

Cannabis shows promise in easing endometriosis pain, new research suggests

Drinking coffee regularly may help prevent irritable bowel syndrome

Drinking coffee regularly may help prevent irritable bowel syndrome

Microscopic inflammation in IBD linked to higher risk of serious infections

Microscopic inflammation in IBD linked to higher risk of serious infections

Endometriosis and irritable bowel syndrome share genetic risk factors, UQ research shows

Endometriosis and irritable bowel syndrome share genetic risk factors, UQ research shows

UK Biobank reveals: Mediterranean diet might be the key to combating 32 chronic diseases!

UK Biobank reveals: Mediterranean diet might be the key to combating 32 chronic diseases!