Monthly Archives: March, 2014

New Updates to IBS for March-April 2014

Many updates to most pages¬†of the IBS Impact main website¬†have been underway recently. Among the changes are updated information and links on the progress of advocacy for the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act, also known as H.R. 842. There have also been new resources added on the links page, advocacy page, and …

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Delaware Introduces Restroom Access Act (Ally’s Law) in General Assembly

UPDATE August 2014: The Delaware Restroom Access Act has become law. Click the link for the full text. Yesterday, through the social media of Ally Bain, an advocate for the restroom access laws that popularly bear her name, IBS Impact learned that a Restroom Access Act has been introduced in the 147th General Assembly in …

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University of North Carolina Study Finds Possible Maternal DNA Link in Small Subset of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Many people with irritable bowel syndrome are the only known people with IBS in their families, while others report relatives, sometimes many, who also have or had a diagnosis or symptoms suggestive of IBS and/or one or more of several other chronic conditions that commonly overlap with IBS. This suggests that there are genetic influences …

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