Monthly Archives: December, 2014

Yes, Researchers All Over the World Are Actually Studying Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

There is hardly a week that goes by in large Internet support forums for people with IBS that a commenter doesn’t ask, “Why isn’t anyone looking into [any given aspect of IBS]?” or lament, “There should be research into IBS like other conditions!” Usually, such a conversation thread devolves into several other people with IBS …

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UNC 2014 Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Patient Symposium Videos Now Online

The University of North Carolina Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders¬† recently announced the expansion of its public online video archive to include broadcasts from its 2014 Patient Symposium, which took place in Washington, DC on June 22-23, 2014. This event included presentations and panel discussions from a variety of leading FGID professionals on …

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Online Survey: IFFGD, University of Michigan, Drossman Center, Patient-Doctor Relationships in IBS, December 2014

IFFGD, the University of Michigan and the Drossman Center for the Education and Practice of Biopsychosocial Care, are seeking adults with irritable bowel syndrome for an anonymous online survey. The results will be used to improve patient-physician relationships in the context of care for IBS. Participants must be age 18 or over, residents of the …

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