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Posts Tagged ‘IBS’

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January 24th, 2011

A new way to treat IBS?

The more we look into the normal gut bacteria flora the more complex it becomes. We know these bugs that reside in our small and large intestines affect immunology, motor, sensory and a myriad of other gut functions. The ability to modulate this diverse population of bugs does seem to help some patients with IBS […]


January 11th, 2010

How Do You Spell Relief for Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

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 […]


Gastroenterology Research: Author M. Brian Fennerty, M.D.

M. Brian Fennerty, MD

Editor-in-Chief

NEJM Journal Watch Gastroenterology

Biography | Disclosures | Summaries

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