Monthly Archives: August, 2014

Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)– Revisited

The other day, in the wake of a highly publicized campaign that is successfully raising a great deal of money for a particular health cause, a person with IBS said to the IBS Impact founder, “It would be nice if someone would do that for IBS.” Well, yes, in a way, but no. There are …

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Online Study for People with IBS and Their Partners, Mind-Body Digestive Center, August 2014

The Mind-Body Digestive Center in New York City, an IBS-specific treatment center founded by Charles Gerson, MD and Mary-Joan Gerson, PhD, is conducting a new online research study of people with irritable bowel syndrome and their partners (spouses or significant others). The research will focus on if agreement or disagreement on causes of IBS beliefs …

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American College of Gastroenterology Issues 2014 Evidence-Based Review on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Management

This past week, on August 5, the American College of Gastroenterology Task Force on Functional Bowel Disorders, publicly released the 2014 ACG evidence-based systematic review on the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC), also known as functional constipation. The last such review was in 2009. The updated review was issued …

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Gut Week 2014 in the United Kingdom and Ireland is August 11-17, 2014

Next week is National Gut Week in the U.K. and neighboring Ireland, and a good time to update readers in those countries on some of the available resources for irritable bowel syndrome and other gastrointestinal conditions in that region of the world. The official site for Gut Week, sponsored by various charities, organizations and companies …

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