Latest news and studies about IBS
Taking control of my IBS, 2014
Not exactly news, but a really good blog on how an IBS sufferer got control of their symptoms after ten years of struggling.
Links between IBS and abuse, 2014
This report investigates the idea that children who are abused or neglected may be more likely to develop IBS later in life. You'll have to register with PubMed to read the whole report.
AGA publish a guide to help identify the best IBS treatments, Nov. 2014
The American Gastrological Association say their new guideline - published in the journal Gastroenterology - offers an evidence-based approach to help patients and their doctors navigate the wealth of drug information
IBS affects men and women differently, October 2014
A new study shows men with IBS tend to experience more social stress and irritability, which leads to them receiving different treatment from their doctors.
Patients with IBS process gut pain differently, October 2014
It's thought that patients with irritable bowel syndrome cannot block pain signals from the gut as easily as those without the condition.
Natural sugars a culprit in IBS, September 2014
Growing evidence suggests a novel diet approach that restricts certain natural sugars found in everyday foods can dramatically improve bloating, gas and abdominal pain in most IBS sufferers.