M. Brian Fennerty, MD, is the editor of Journal Watch Gastroenterology and Professor of Medicine and Section Chief of Gastroenterology in the Department of Internal Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University.
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Archive for January, 2010
M. Brian Fennerty • January 11th, 2010
I admit it. I’m frustrated. I do not know how to manage a substantial portion of my IBS patients because so few of them get relief from traditional therapies (bulking agents, antidiarrheals, tricyclic antidepressants, etc.). Recently, I noticed that many of my colleagues are using Align probiotics, Iberogast herbal supplements, and other alternative/complementary therapies for [...]
M. Brian Fennerty • January 4th, 2010
As I contemplate the last few weeks of holiday parties and notice that the gym seems more crowded and the gym rats more focused, I realize I am not the only one who fears the added weight gain from too much food and libation! The world remains in search of a cure for obesity, and [...]