Breath Test Helps Sniff Out Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Up to 80% of all irritable bowel syndrome sufferers may be infected with bacteria that overgrows in the intestines.
IBS Drug Withdrawn After Less Than a Year on the Market
The first of a new class of drugs being developed to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been withdrawn from the U.S. market less than a year since its approval.
IBS Drug Lotronex May Be Withdrawn
Following 49 reports of a serious bowel condition called ischemic colitis and five reported deaths among people taking Lotronex, a drug for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), U.S. health officials are re-evaluating the risks and benefits of the drug.
You've Got Your Mother's Eyes -- and Her Upset Stomach
As the second leading cause of missing work and close to 35 million Americans suffering its effects, it's no wonder that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is gaining attention from the public, and most importantly, the medical community who may be one step closer to determining its cause.
Behavioral Therapy Can Help Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome
People with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who are given behavioral therapy along with standard medical treatment say they feel better than people who get medical treatment alone, a new study has found.
Vitamin D and Bowel Disease
People with ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, two types of inflammatory bowel disease, may have worse symptoms if don't get enough vitamin D, animal studies suggest.