Items Tagged ‘Irritable Bowel Syndrome’


OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Health News. OMNI’s Irritable Bowel Syndrome News provides summaries of developments in the prevention, screening, and management of Gastrointestinal Health Conditions as they are discovered and reported by physicians and scientists around the world. Our mission is to provide this news, including results of recent clinical trials evaluating new therapies and supportive care strategies in order to better educate patients and their caregivers, ensuring timely access to the best care available.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Tips for Symptom Management

May 16, 2018

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Tips for Symptom Management

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Bloating is a common symptom in individuals with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), particularly in women. Bloating may be the only symptom for some people with IBS and although not typically serious is quite discomforting. Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder that affects the large intestine, or colon. Its symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, […]

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Peppermint Oil Relieves Severe Symptoms of IBS

February 21, 2017

Peppermint Oil Relieves Severe Symptoms of IBS

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

A slow-release form of peppermint oil may help relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These findings were reported at the 2015 Digestive Disease Week (May 17–19, Washington, DC) annual meeting and published in the journal Gastroenterology. Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder that affects the large intestine, or colon. Its symptoms include cramping, abdominal […]

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New Drug Viberzi® Approved by FDA for Treatment of IBS

February 21, 2017

New Drug Viberzi® Approved by FDA for Treatment of IBS

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approve the medicine Viberzi® (eluxadoline) for the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)—specifically, for patients with IBS diarrhea (IBS-D). Viberzi has proven effective in two Phase III clinical trials. Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder that affects the large intestine, or colon. Its symptoms include […]

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Managing IBS: The Mind-Gut Connection

February 16, 2017

Managing IBS: The Mind-Gut Connection

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help women living with irritable bowel syndrome manage anxiety and improve overall well-being. By Diana Price Anyone who has ever felt “butterflies” in their stomach when nervous or been hit by a wave of nausea or an urge to run for the bathroom when they are especially stressed—and isn’t that most […]

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

February 16, 2017

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

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Xifaxan® (rifaximin) for treating irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) in adult men and women. The safety and effectiveness of Xifaxan® for treatment of IBS-D have been established in three double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials. In the first two trials, 1,258 patients were randomly assigned to receive […]

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FDA OKs New Treatment for Constipation

January 30, 2017

FDA OKs New Treatment for Constipation

By megm megm

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Trulance® (plecanatide), an oral treatment for chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).  The one-a-day tablet works in the upper gastrointestinal tract to stimulate intestinal fluid secretion and support regular bowel movement. About 42 million individuals suffer from constipation. Chronic, long-term constipation leads to harmful effects like hemorrhoids and […]

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Pregabalin May Reduce Pain Associated with IBS, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

November 15, 2016

Pregabalin May Reduce Pain Associated with IBS, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that taking pregabalin may reduce the pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The results of the study were presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology in Las Vegas. IBS is a common and possibly chronic disorder that affects the large intestine in approximately 1 […]

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Managing Your Finances in the Face of Illness

September 27, 2016

Managing Your Finances in the Face of Illness

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Monitoring the financial transactions that accompany any medical challenge can require vigilance, but the long-term benefit of remaining financially secure is worth the extra effort. By Sarah O’Leary When you are in the throes of a major medical event, the last thing you want to do is manage the quality and the price of your […]

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