Monthly Archives: June, 2016

Representative Joyce of Ohio Co-Sponsors HR 2311 for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders

According to IFFGD/the Digestive Health Alliance and the official Congressional legislative database, Representative Dave Joyce (R-OH-14) has recently signed on as a co-sponsor to the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2015. Representative Joyce is serving his second term in the House of Representatives. His district, the 14th Congressional District of Ohio,encompasses the northeastern region of …

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New Rome IV Diagnostic Criteria for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Unveiled May 2016

Just over two weeks ago at the annual professional conference, Digestive Disease Week, May 21-25, 2016, the updated Rome IV diagnostic criteria for functional gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) were officially presented to the international gastroenterology community. As this blog reported in the February 23, 2015 post, this revision is the result …

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