Monthly Archives: September 2013

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Antibiotic Shown To Relieve Common Bowel Disorder

Participants were assigned to take 550 milligrams of rifaximin or dummy pills for two weeks, three times a day. For the next four weeks, they were asked if their symptoms improved. Overall, 41 percent of those on rifaximin reported “adequate relief” for at least two weeks, compared to 32 percent on dummy pills. The benefits […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Medication

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Pediatric Irritable Bowel Syndrome Workup

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Taming Stomachs With Fodmap Diet Spurs $8 Billion Market

Trying to beat IBS? Cut out cabbage and honey: It may have an indigestible name… but the FODMAP food plan stops symptoms in 75 per cent of cases Gluten-free food is flourishing, said Ewa Hudson, head of health and wellness food and beverages research at London- based Euromonitor International Ltd. , who predicts retail sales […]

Taming Stomachs With Fodmap Diet Spurs $8 Billion Market

Theres a slow diffusion of knowledge among physicians about food intolerance, said Peter Green, director of the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University in New York. Green, a physician, typically tries to rule out gluten, fructose and other intolerances, as well as bacterial overgrowths, he said. If theyre excluded, well say, Theres this new diet […]