Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Book Review: The Gut Solution for Parents with Children Who Have Recurrent Abdominal Pain and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Because most educational materials, research studies and other resources related to irritable bowel syndrome are focused on adults, readers may not be aware that children and adolescents can also develop IBS. A subset of these young people may have a parent or other genetic relatives who also have IBS or a commonly overlapping chronic condition, …

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and the Myth of a Cure

One can’t run an IBS website, forum or active social media account without sooner or later encountering all sorts of claims about a cure for IBS. Vigilant site owners and moderators who wish to do so can filter out many blatant offenders, but the same themes recur in forum postings, in the spam mail to …

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Congressional Call-In Day for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Is June 17, 2014

IFFGD/the Digestive Health Alliance has scheduled its annual Congressional Call-In Day in support of HR 842, the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2013, for Tuesday, June 17, 2014. As of early June 2014, HR 842 is officially supported by 16 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing both political parties …

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