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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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

Bedfont Scientific Ltd. teams up with GI Cognition to launch Hydrogen and Methane Breath Testing ‘Home Kits’ to help improve Gastric Health remotely

Bedfont Scientific Ltd. teams up with GI Cognition to launch Hydrogen and Methane Breath Testing ‘Home Kits’ to help improve Gastric Health remotely

Are women more likely to develop long COVID?

Are women more likely to develop long COVID?

Owlstone Medical Launches Breath Testing for Digestive Health in Collaboration with Functional Gut Diagnostics and Functional Gut Clinic

Owlstone Medical Launches Breath Testing for Digestive Health in Collaboration with Functional Gut Diagnostics and Functional Gut Clinic

Study compares performance of open-label placebo to blinded placebo in IBS patients

Study compares performance of open-label placebo to blinded placebo in IBS patients

FDA qualifies C-Path’s DIBSS-C for clinical trials

FDA qualifies C-Path’s DIBSS-C for clinical trials

Study sheds light on the causes of debilitating gut pain

Study sheds light on the causes of debilitating gut pain

C-Path PRO Consortium measure now included in FDA-approved label claim

C-Path PRO Consortium measure now included in FDA-approved label claim

Scientists design experimental gut-brain system in a lab dish

Scientists design experimental gut-brain system in a lab dish

Bilayered delivery system offers new solution for treating IBS-C patients

Bilayered delivery system offers new solution for treating IBS-C patients

Specific bacterium in the gut associated with IBS symptoms

Specific bacterium in the gut associated with IBS symptoms

A better understanding of the gut-brain axis may lead to new treatments for neurological disorders

A better understanding of the gut-brain axis may lead to new treatments for neurological disorders

Endocannabinoids in the body can help fight intestinal infections

Endocannabinoids in the body can help fight intestinal infections

Study may explain why cannabis plant can reduce symptoms of various bowel conditions

Study may explain why cannabis plant can reduce symptoms of various bowel conditions

Spider venom peptide could help stop pain in irritable bowel syndrome

Spider venom peptide could help stop pain in irritable bowel syndrome

Supplements of Human Milk Oligosaccharides may help improve gut health in adults

Supplements of Human Milk Oligosaccharides may help improve gut health in adults