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Peppermint Oil Relieves Severe Symptoms of IBS

A slow-release form of peppermint oil may help relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These findings were reported at [...]


New Drug Viberzi® Approved by FDA for Treatment of IBS

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approve the medicine Viberzi® (eluxadoline) for the treatment of patients with irritable [...]


Study suggests that “Specific Carbohydrate Diet” may alleviate Crohn's in children.

A diet that includes non-processed foods, such as fruits, vegetables, meats and nuts appeared to ease all signs of inflammatory [...]


Managing IBS: The Mind-Gut Connection

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help women living with irritable bowel syndrome manage anxiety and improve overall well-being. By Diana Price [...]


FDA Approves Xifaxan® for Treatment of IBS-D in Adults

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Xifaxan® (rifaximin) for treating irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) in [...]


Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Operations for GERD Linked to Fewer Postoperative Complications and a Faster Recovery Compared with an Open Procedure.

Individuals with gastroesophageal reflux disease, known as GERD, who undergo laparoscopic anti-reflux operations compared with traditional “open” operations suffer fewer [...]


TheGIConnection Adds New Virtual Support Group for Gastroparesis

TheGIConnection Adds New Virtual Support Group for Gastroparesis Sun Valley ID & Austin TX— OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the [...]


Recognizing the Early Signs of Anemia

Anemia (an inadequate supply of red blood cells) can cause symptoms such as fatigue, shortness of breath, and dizziness. Other [...]


Interim PET Scans May Improve Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

Clinical trial results presented at the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco suggest that the use of PET scans [...]


The Burdens, Concerns, and Quality of Life of Adults with Gastroparesis-A Research Report

Gastroparesis is a condition in which your stomach cannot empty itself of food in a normal fashion. It can be [...]


A Mismatch Between Pill and Problem: the US Prescription Opioid Crisis

Behind the headlines about the US prescription opioid crisis lie complicated choices around pain. By Sharon Reynolds On either side [...]


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