In the Journals

Endometriosis in adolescents, women linked with IBS

March 21, 2020
A recent study revealed a correlation between endometriosis and irritable bowel syndrome among adolescents and women with and without endometriosis…

In the Journals

Physicians inappropriately favor discontinuing PPIs in high risk upper GI bleeding cases

March 6, 2020
Survey results revealed most internists perceived proton pump inhibitors were linked with numerous adverse events and recommended their…

In the Journals

Frailty linked with increased infection risk after immunosuppression for IBD

March 3, 2020
Researchers found a link between frailty and risk for infection following immunosuppression in patients with inflammatory bowel disease after…

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Video: Recent updates in IBS

February 29, 2020
In this exclusive video perspective from the GUILD Conference 2020, Lin Chang, MD, from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of…

In the Journals

Symptom severity, mood linked with patient satisfaction in IBS

February 13, 2020
Factors like reduced disease severity and lower depression scores were associated with better satisfaction scores among patients with irritable bowel…

In the Journals

Satisfaction with constipation therapy remains an unmet need

February 12, 2020
Many patients with chronic constipation or constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome are dissatisfied with their current medications…


Guest commentary: It’s time to deepen our understanding of abdominal pain in IBS

February 10, 2020
In this guest commentary, Eric D. Shah, MD, MBA, director of the Gastrointestinal Motility Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

In the Journals

Abdominal pain differs between IBS subtypes

January 20, 2020
The presentation and characteristics of abdominal pain are not the same among the different subtypes of irritable bowel syndrome, according to study…


Looking Back at 2019’s Top 10, Peer Tested by You

Healio Gastroenterology, January 2020
Edward V. Loftus Jr., MD
As we enter the 6th year of Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, it is worth looking back at what made us stand out in 2019: the Peer Tested…

In the Journals

One-in-four adults fit Rome IV criteria for functional bowel disorders

January 15, 2020
More than 25% of adults in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom fit the Rome IV criteria for at least one of the six functional bowel…

In the Journals

Ibsrela improves abdominal symptoms in IBS-C

January 14, 2020
Ibsrela helped reduce abdominal symptoms, like bloating, cramping and fullness, in patients with constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome…

In the Journals

7 recent reports on the gut microbiome

December 5, 2019
Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease presents the following reports on the most recent research and news on the gut microbiome. These reports…

In the Journals

Lactulose breath test predicts Xifaxan response in IBS-D

December 5, 2019
Patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome who had a positive baseline result from a lactulose breath test were more likely to…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Human milk oligosaccharides effective in IBS

November 12, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — In this exclusive video perspective from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Magnus

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: ‘Good portion’ of IBS derived from the gut microbiome

November 7, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — In this exclusive video from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Mark Pimentel, MD, executive director of…

Meeting News

And your 2019 Healio Disruptive Innovators are ...

October 28, 2019
SAN ANTONIO – At this year’s American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Healio honored Disruptive Innovators in seven different…

Meeting News

Healio to report live from ACG 2019

October 24, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Starting this weekend, Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease will provide live coverage as the exclusive media partner of the…

Meeting News

‘Super donor’ FMT effective in IBS

October 23, 2019
Fecal microbiota transplantation is an effective treatment for patients with irritable bowel syndrome, but the fecal sample must come from a…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Common medications linked to changes in gut microbiome

October 23, 2019
A group of commonly used drug categories have a significant impact on the makeup of the gut microbiome, which could increase the risk for infection…

Healio Hot Topic

Working With Patients to Pick the Right Alternative IBS Treatment

Healio Gastroenterology, October 2019
Linda Nguyen, MD
Over the past few years, more and more options have become available to treat irritable bowel syndrome. However, there is no great algorithm that…