Postinfectious IBS: What to Look For

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common conditions encountered by a gastroenterologist. Clinically, it can present with a multitude of symptoms including constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and bloating. Postinfectious IBS (PI-IBS) is…

Assessment of Antispasmodics Available in North America for the Treatment of Chronic Abdominal Pain
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Assessment of Antispasmodics Available in North America for the Treatment of Chronic Abdominal Pain

Data on the use of antispasmodics available in North America for the treatment of chronic abdominal pain in patients with disorders of gut-brain interaction (DGBI) vary dramatically in safety and efficacy, according to a literature…

Gut Virome Is Stable Over Time But Varies in Subsets of Patients With IBS
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Gut Virome Is Stable Over Time But Varies in Subsets of Patients With IBS

The gut virome is temporally stable, can be affected by diet, and may influence host function via interactions with gut bacteria and/or altering host gene expression, according to a study in Gastroenterology. Researchers used enrichment…

A Multifactorial Approach to Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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A Multifactorial Approach to Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a disorder of gut-brain interaction, can present with a variety of gastrointestinal (GI) and extraintestinal symptoms. Treating severe cases can be challenging and requires a multifactorial approach, according to a guide…