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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Latest Irritable Bowel Syndrome News and Research

Does irritable bowel syndrome result from gravity?

Does irritable bowel syndrome result from gravity?

Broccoli and sprouts improve gut microbiota and reduce inflammation in IBD

Broccoli and sprouts improve gut microbiota and reduce inflammation in IBD

New microfluidic Organ Chip platform replicates the human vaginal tissue microenvironment

New microfluidic Organ Chip platform replicates the human vaginal tissue microenvironment

Study: Nearly 1 in 7 Americans regularly experience bloating issues

Study: Nearly 1 in 7 Americans regularly experience bloating issues

Why we should all eat Kimchi and other Korean fermented foods

Why we should all eat Kimchi and other Korean fermented foods

Repeated emotional stress in mice provokes irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms

Repeated emotional stress in mice provokes irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms

Microscopic IBD inflammation linked to women's elevated risk of giving birth preterm

Microscopic IBD inflammation linked to women's elevated risk of giving birth preterm

Researchers characterize and predict post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Researchers characterize and predict post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection

NYU Langone Health expands outpatient network in Suffolk County with new locations, specialty services

NYU Langone Health expands outpatient network in Suffolk County with new locations, specialty services

Breath tests can lead to more personalized therapies for IBS patients

Breath tests can lead to more personalized therapies for IBS patients

The compositional and functional diversity of the gut fungal microbiome

The compositional and functional diversity of the gut fungal microbiome

In vitro gut models reveal how microplastics affect the GI tract

In vitro gut models reveal how microplastics affect the GI tract

Higher levels of microbiota engraftment linked to greater chances of transplantation success

Higher levels of microbiota engraftment linked to greater chances of transplantation success

Recent literature reports on the role of the gut microbiome on human health and its effect on diseases

Recent literature reports on the role of the gut microbiome on human health and its effect on diseases

Medical school-based culinary medicine programs seek to improve nutrition education

Medical school-based culinary medicine programs seek to improve nutrition education

A low-energy, high FODMAP diet in prediabetes and diabetes?

A low-energy, high FODMAP diet in prediabetes and diabetes?

Gut bacterial 'super-producer' of histamine can cause pain flare-ups in some IBS patients

Gut bacterial 'super-producer' of histamine can cause pain flare-ups in some IBS patients

Artificial Intelligence-based smartphone app for characterizing stool form

Artificial Intelligence-based smartphone app for characterizing stool form