Engineered polymeric materials known as hydrogels represent a new way to heal intestinal damage — a process that one day might be applied to other injured organs.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
An elimination diet designed to relieve discomfort in IBS patients did more than ease physical symptoms, a new study finds. It also improved quality of life.
In a first-of-its-kind study in the U.S., individuals with irritable bowel syndrome showed an improvement in symptoms and quality of life compared to a control.
Research on the microbiome and in other areas has changed the functional GI disorder treatment landscape, as reflected in new guidelines from the Rome Foundation.