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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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

NHS Tayside and Inhealthcare launch new app to support IBS patients

NHS Tayside and Inhealthcare launch new app to support IBS patients

Combining Western-style high-fat diet with antibiotic use increases risk of pre-IBD

Combining Western-style high-fat diet with antibiotic use increases risk of pre-IBD

OU researcher receives $1.3 million grant to study stress-induced irritable bowel syndrome

OU researcher receives $1.3 million grant to study stress-induced irritable bowel syndrome

No-biopsy diagnosis for adults with suspected celiac disease could cut long NHS waiting lists

No-biopsy diagnosis for adults with suspected celiac disease could cut long NHS waiting lists

Research shows probiotics can help combat anxiety and depression

Research shows probiotics can help combat anxiety and depression

Researchers develop peptides for treating gastrointestinal disorders

Researchers develop peptides for treating gastrointestinal disorders

Irritable bowel disease heightens the risk of dementia

Irritable bowel disease heightens the risk of dementia

Specific changes in DNA affect the existence and amount of gut bacteria, study finds

Specific changes in DNA affect the existence and amount of gut bacteria, study finds

Study: Vitamin D can reduce side effects associated with chemotherapy

Study: Vitamin D can reduce side effects associated with chemotherapy

Probiotics are not recommended for most digestive conditions

Probiotics are not recommended for most digestive conditions

Study shows global prevalence of functional gastrointestinal disorders

Study shows global prevalence of functional gastrointestinal disorders

Neuroscientists trace brain-to-gut pathways

Neuroscientists trace brain-to-gut pathways

Adults with irritable bowel syndrome may benefit from mindfulness program

Adults with irritable bowel syndrome may benefit from mindfulness program

Magnetic stimulation of rectal nerves could help treat fecal incontinence

Magnetic stimulation of rectal nerves could help treat fecal incontinence