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Pubmed-irritable bowel syndrome; +13 new citations

Nov 6, 2018
13 new pubmed citations were retrieved for your search. Click on the search hyperlink below to display the complete search results: irritable bowel syndrome These pubmed results were generated on 2018/11/06 PubMed comprises more than millions of citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. View the full article

Google-Stomach pain and bloating: Could your bloated stomach be a sign of IBS? When to see a GP

Nov 6, 2018
Stomach pain and bloating: Could your bloated stomach be a sign of IBS? When to see a GP Express.co.uk Full coverage View the full article

Twitter-Tips on how to read food labels. https://t.co/IQJ1Aeu6ii https://t.co/IQJ1Aeu6ii

Nov 6, 2018
Tips on how to read food labels. https://fodshopper.com.au/blogs/low-fodmap-learning/expert-tips-for-reading-low-fodmap-food-labels https://fodshopper.com.au/blogs/low-fodmap-learning/expert-tips-for-reading-low-fodmap-food-labels (RSS generated with FetchRss) View the full article

Google-The 4 foods this woman cut out to stop her IBS bloating

Nov 5, 2018
The 4 foods this woman cut out to stop her IBS bloating Cosmopolitan.com Woman's IBS improves dramatically after banning four foods from her diet Her.ie Full coverage View the full article

Twitter-"Gluten-free and low-FODMAP sourdoughs for patients with #coeliac disease and irritable bowel syndrome: A clinical perspective" Excellent article from our very own Monash researchers, read the abstract here: https://t.co/JrMXsC89rL https://t.co/LE

Nov 3, 2018
"Gluten-free and low-FODMAP sourdoughs for patients with #coeliac disease and irritable bowel syndrome: A clinical perspective" Excellent article from our very own Monash researchers, read the abstract here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168160518308493?via%3Dihub (RSS generated with FetchRss) View the full article

Pubmed-Development of the Pediatric Gut Microbiome: Impact on Health and Disease.

Nov 3, 2018
Related Articles Development of the Pediatric Gut Microbiome: Impact on Health and Disease. Am J Med Sci. 2018 Nov;356(5):413-423 Authors: Ihekweazu FD, Versalovic J Abstract The intestinal microbiota are important in human growth and development. Microbial composition may yield insights into the temporal development of microbial communities and vulnerabilities to disorders of microbial ecology such as recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. Discoveries of key microbiome features of carbohydrate and amino acid metabolism are lending new insights into possible therapies or preventative strategies for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In this review, we summarize the current understanding of the development of the pediatric gastrointestinal microbiome, the influence of the microbiome on the developing brain through the gut-brain axis, and the impact of dysbiosis on disease development. Dysbiosis is explored in the context of pediatric allergy and asthma, recurrent C. difficile infection, IBD, IBS, and metabolic disorders. The central premise is that the human intestinal microbiome plays a vital role in health and disease, beginning in the prenatal period and extending throughout childhood. PMID: 30384950 [PubMed - in process] View the full article

Pubmed-Gastroesophageal reflux disease, functional dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome: common overlapping gastrointestinal disorders.

Nov 3, 2018
Related Articles Gastroesophageal reflux disease, functional dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome: common overlapping gastrointestinal disorders. Ann Gastroenterol. 2018 Nov-Dec;31(6):639-648 Authors: de Bortoli N, Tolone S, Frazzoni M, Martinucci I, Sgherri G, Albano E, Ceccarelli L, Stasi C, Bellini M, Savarino V, Savarino EV, Marchi S Abstract Several studies have indicated an overlap between gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and various functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs). The overlapping conditions reported have mainly been functional dyspepsia (FD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The available literature is frequently based on symptomatic questionnaires or endoscopic procedures to diagnose GERD. Rarely, among patients with heartburn, pathophysiological evaluations have been considered to differentiate those with proven GERD from those without. Moreover, both GERD and IBS or FD showed enormous heterogeneity in terms of the criteria and diagnostic procedures used. The GERD-IBS overlap ranges from 3-79% in questionnaire-based studies and from 10-74% when GERD has been diagnosed endoscopically. The prevalence of functional dyspepsia (after normal upper endoscopy) is 12-15% and an overlap with GERD has been reported frequently. Only a few studies have considered a potential overlap between functional heartburn (FH) and IBS using a 24-h pH-metry or impedance-pH evaluation. Similar data has been reported for an overlap between FH and FD. Recently, a revision of the Rome criteria for esophageal FGIDs identified both FH and hypersensitive esophagus (HE) as potential functional esophageal disorders. This might increase the potential overlap between different FGIDs, with FH and HE rather than with GERD. The aim of the present review article was to appraise and discuss the current evidence supporting the possible concomitance of GERD with IBS and FD in the same patients and to evaluate how various GERD treatments could impact on the quality of life of these patients. PMID: 30386113 [PubMed] View the full article

Twitter-In this Video of the Week, Professor Michael Farthing discusses the management of acute #diarrhea in adults, comparing differences in developed versus developing countries. *Management of Acute Diarrhea in Adults: A Global Perspective* WATCH ➡️

Nov 2, 2018
In this Video of the Week, Professor Michael Farthing discusses the management of acute #diarrhea in adults, comparing differences in developed versus developing countries. *Management of Acute Diarrhea in Adults: A Global Perspective* WATCH ➡️ https://goo.gl/FHKQKg (RSS generated with FetchRss) View the full article

Twitter-Become an IBS & FODMAP expert. Enrol in Monash University’s online training course for dietitians and health professionals: The Low FODMAP Diet for IBS. https://t.co/oLgdXYlXXA https://t.co/2H8uV3tusp

Nov 2, 2018
Become an IBS & FODMAP expert. Enrol in Monash University’s online training course for dietitians and health professionals: The Low FODMAP Diet for IBS. https://bit.ly/2jsxbzS (RSS generated with FetchRss) View the full article

Twitter-Do you know the five things to discuss with your patients when they are considering taking #probiotics? The November 2018 issue of @AGA_CGH has a new probiotics poster for your patients to view in your office. Share the latest information with the

Nov 2, 2018
Do you know the five things to discuss with your patients when they are considering taking #probiotics? The November 2018 issue of @AGA_CGH has a new probiotics poster for your patients to view in your office. Share the latest information with them: http://ow.ly/PxAO30mhI93 (RSS generated with FetchRss) View the full article

Twitter-We've tested Acai, and certified new FODMAP Friendly Foods this October! - https://t.co/IOAMv2f8O8 https://t.co/j6mtgurhJL

Nov 1, 2018
We've tested Acai, and certified new FODMAP Friendly Foods this October! - https://mailchi.mp/fodmapfriendly/your-september-fodmap-fix-has-arrived-690417 (RSS generated with FetchRss) View the full article

Google-Could CBD Help Ease Symptoms of IBS? Here's What We Know, Based on the Evidence

Oct 31, 2018
Could CBD Help Ease Symptoms of IBS? Here's What We Know, Based on the Evidence POPSUGAR Full coverage View the full article

Twitter-Looking for a delicious low FODMAP smoothie without banana? Look no further - here is our Honeydew and Kiwifruit smoothie! Find the recipe here: https://t.co/Cb2xghC8CZ

Oct 31, 2018
Looking for a delicious low FODMAP smoothie without banana? Look no further - here is our Honeydew and Kiwifruit smoothie! Find the recipe here: (RSS generated with FetchRss) View the full article

Google-FSD Pharma Announces Launch of IBS Clinical Study

Oct 31, 2018
FSD Pharma Announces Launch of IBS Clinical Study Business Wire (press release) Full coverage View the full article

Pubmed-Analysis of 1135 gut metagenomes identifies sex-specific resistome profiles.

Oct 31, 2018
Related Articles Analysis of 1135 gut metagenomes identifies sex-specific resistome profiles. Gut Microbes. 2018 Oct 29;:1-9 Authors: Sinha T, Vich Vila A, Garmaeva S, Jankipersadsing SA, Imhann F, Collij V, Bonder MJ, Jiang X, Gurry T, Alm EJ, D'Amato M, Weersma RK, Scherjon S, Wijmenga C, Fu J, Kurilshikov A, Zhernakova A Abstract Several gastrointestinal diseases show a sex imbalance, although the underlying (patho)physiological mechanisms behind this are not well understood. The gut microbiome may be involved in this process, forming a complex interaction with host immune system, sex hormones, medication and other environmental factors. Here we performed sex-specific analyses of fecal microbiota composition in 1135 individuals from a population-based cohort. The overall gut microbiome composition of females and males was significantly different (p = 0.001), with females showing a greater microbial diversity (p = 0.009). After correcting for the effects of intrinsic factors, smoking, diet and medications, female hormonal factors such as the use of oral contraceptives and undergoing an ovariectomy were associated with microbial species and pathways. Females had a higher richness of antibiotic-resistance genes, with the most notable being resistance to the lincosamide nucleotidyltransferase (LNU) gene family. The higher abundance of resistance genes is consistent with the greater prescription of the Macrolide-Lincosamide-Streptogramin classes of antibiotics to females. Furthermore, we observed an increased resistance to aminoglycosides in females with self-reported irritable bowel syndrome. These results throw light upon the effects of common medications that are differentially prescribed between sexes and highlight the importance of sex-specific analysis when studying the gut microbiome and resistome. PMID: 30373468 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] View the full article

Twitter-All of your FODMAP updates for this October - https://t.co/ykOokHTz59 https://t.co/VodxajNZv2

Oct 31, 2018
All of your FODMAP updates for this October - https://mailchi.mp/fodmapfriendly/your-september-fodmap-fix-has-arrived-691981 (RSS generated with FetchRss) View the full article

Twitter-Studies have identified which of the following best achieves patient satisfaction in the patient provider relationship? https://t.co/iUjGExkWLC

Oct 30, 2018
Studies have identified which of the following best achieves patient satisfaction in the patient provider relationship? https://www.facebook.com/259454211210933/posts/480701905752828/ (RSS generated with FetchRss) View the full article

Google-The ins and outs of constipation

Oct 30, 2018
The ins and outs of constipation Stuff.co.nz Full coverage View the full article

Pubmed-Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study of Rifaximin and Lactulose Hydrogen Breath Test in Gulf War Veterans with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Oct 30, 2018
Related Articles Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study of Rifaximin and Lactulose Hydrogen Breath Test in Gulf War Veterans with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Oct 28;: Authors: Tuteja AK, Talley NJ, Stoddard GJ, Verne GN Abstract BACKGROUND: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) occurs in up to 33% of Gulf War (GW) Veterans. Alterations in gut microflora including small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) during deployment may play a role in development of IBS. Rifaximin is a minimally absorbed antibiotic speculated to improve IBS symptoms, in part, by restoring normal gut microflora. The aim of this study was to compare rifaximin to placebo on IBS symptoms and quality of life (QOL) in GW Veterans with IBS without constipation. METHODS: A double-blind, placebo-controlled study was performed. One hundred and twenty-two GW Veterans with IBS (Rome III) from our database and referral to gastroenterology and internal medicine clinics were screened. After a 2-week run-in period, 50 patients were randomized (1:1) to receive either rifaximin 550 gm or placebo twice daily for 2 weeks in a double-blind study. Patients were advised not to change their diet or medications during the study. The symptoms assessed were: (1) stool frequency, (2) stool consistency (Bristol stool scale, 1-7, very hard to watery), (3) urgency (1 = yes/0 = no daily for 7 days), (4) severity of abdominal pain (0-4, none to severe), (5) severity of bloating (1-4, none to severe), and (6) global improvement scale (1-7, substantially worse to substantially improved). These were recorded for 7 consecutive days and then averaged across the 7 days, to generate a continuous variable. The symptom data were compared after 2 weeks of treatment. QOL was assessed using IBS-QOL. The lactulose hydrogen breath test (LHBT) was performed at baseline and after 2 weeks of treatment. RESULTS: Fifty Veterans were randomized to receive treatment; 3 withdrew and 3 were lost to follow-up. Data were analyzed from 44 patients (38 men, 6 women, median age 52, range 33-77 years). Rifaximin was not associated with significant improvement in global symptoms, abdominal pain, bloating, stool urgency, frequency, or consistency (all P ≥ 0.25) or QOL (all P ≥ 0.26). Normalization of SIBO by LHBT was not different between rifaximin- and placebo-treated Veterans (7 vs. 22%, P = 0. 54). CONCLUSION: Rifaximin was not effective in improving IBS symptoms and QOL in GW Veterans with non-constipated IBS. PMID: 30370492 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] View the full article

Twitter-RT @GMFHx: Food-induced symptoms occur in some IBS patients and deserve personalized dietary advice. This new article from @KateScarlata_RD…

Oct 30, 2018
RT @GMFHx: Food-induced symptoms occur in some IBS patients and deserve personalized dietary advice. This new article from @KateScarlata_RD… (RSS generated with FetchRss) View the full article

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