Irritable Bowel Syndrome Articles & Stories:

Genetic Defect May Improve Treatments for Gut Diseases

Genetic Defect May Improve Treatments for Gut Diseases New findings concerning an uncommon genetic disorder may impact the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, the most common chronic gastrointestinal illness in children and teens. Inflammatory disease occurs in the form of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and affects appro... Read More

Ginseng Combination Helps Bowel Movements

Ginseng Combination Helps Bowel Movements Ginseng, with two other ingredients that together form a traditional Japanese herbal medicine, promotes gastrointestinal health and regular bowel movements, a recent study showed.     The findings, published in the journal Neurogastroenterology and Motility , revealed that Da... Read More

What is Gastroenterology?

What is Gastroenterology? Video: Dr. Jonathan Cohen of the Concorde Medical Group discusses Gastroenterology. Gastroenterology is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on the digestive tract - from the mouth to the anus. Gastroenterolgy studies the functioning and disorders of the esophagus, stomach and intesti... Read More

Update on New IBS Treatment

Update on New IBS Treatment There may be a new answer for a very common gastrointestinal disorder called irritable bowel syndrome. The answer: an antibiotic. A new study just released shows perhaps treating bacterial overgrowth of the intestines with an antibiotic might help. Kim Williams has suffered tremendously from ... Read More

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