Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Long-term cannabis use increases risk for IBS

October 18, 2017

ORLANDO — Cannabis use increased the risk for irritable bowel syndrome in the general population, according to a poster presented at the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017. Additionally, the effects may be worse among men, Caucasians and Hispanics.

To determine the association between long-term cannabis use and the endogenous cannabinoid system, researchers analyzed 4,709,043 patients from the 2014 Nationwide Inpatient Survey. They found 0.03% had a primary admission for IBS and 1.32% for cannabis use disorder.

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VIDEO: IBS-D tied to food poisoning, treated without relapse for 6 months

October 18, 2017
ORLANDO — Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea found further definition this year with pinpointing causes and improved treatments, according to one expert at the…

Tenapanor shows better results in second pivotal IBS-C trial

October 12, 2017
Tenapanor showed more positive results in its second pivotal phase 3 trial for constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome, which the manufacturer Ardelyx said…

Bekinda shows efficacy in IBS-D

October 3, 2017
Bekinda, an extended-release pill formulation of the antiemetic drug ondansetron, showed efficacy for improving stool consistency in a phase 2 trial of patients with…
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Ace the Case: A 52-Year-Old Black Female Who Presented to Her Primary Care Physician (PCP) With Increasing Fatigue and Muscle Aches

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This educational activity will utilize a case study to discuss a 52-year-old black female who presented to her primary…
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Chapter 22: Nutritional Support In Acute Pancreatitis

From Clinical Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Disease
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American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting

American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Talley discusses David Sun lecture on advances in functional GI disorders

October 21, 2016
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