Male IBS patients report more social stress

Male patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) experience more interpersonal difficulties than their female counterparts, a study found.

Partner violence may trigger insomnia, upset stomach

Intimate partner violence not only triggers psychological problems but may also lead towards developing physical symptoms like irritable bowel syndrome (IMC) and insomnia, warns new research led by an Indian-origin scientist.

New gut insight for irritable bowel syndrome sufferers

Are you suffering from the nagging irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and cannot enjoy your food? Here is good news.

Kurt Cobain had `irritable bowel syndrome` before death

Kurt Cobain, who was found dead at his cabin by Lake Washington on April 5, 1994, from an apparent drug overdose, may have been driven to his death by crippling stomach pains caused by irritable bowel syndrome .

Genetic clue to irritable bowel syndrome found

Researchers have reported a defined genetic defect that causes a subset of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Irritable bowel syndrome linked to diet

The change in your bowel pattern or abdominal pain has more to do with your diet and balance of beneficial and harmful gut bacteria than with your mood, studies show.

Practice Apanasana to help ease bloating

Apanasana, which comes from two Sanskrit words: “Apana” (meaning downward-flowing life force) and “asana” (meaning pose), has many therapeutic benefits.

`Love drug` may treat gut pain

Scientists have developed a version of the love hormone oxytocin that can treat chronic abdominal pain associated with conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome.

Certain probiotics could help women lose weight: Study

According to a recent study certain probiotics could help women lose weight and keep it off.

New `designer` dietary fibre may eliminate side-effects of IBS treatment

A newly-developed "designer" dietary fibre may eliminate the side effects of current treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

New imaging technique brings IBS treatment closer to reality

Researchers have found a new way of investigating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a condition that causes serious inconvenience and discomfort to sufferers, which could have major implications in how it is both diagnosed and treated in the future.

Common habits that cause bloating revealed

A new study has found that women complain of bloating and irritable bowel syndrome more than men.

New blood test to detect gastrointestinal disorders

Scientists have for the first time developed a blood test to determine if a person is suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), or another serious condition such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

Simple blood test could help millions suffering from IBS and IBD

A simple blood test may be the best way to determine if a patient is suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), or another serious condition such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), according to a new research.

Biomarkers `can reveal irritable bowel syndrome`

Researchers claim to have discovered a new way of confirming the disorder -- by using stool samples.

Hypnosis effective in treating irritable bowels

Hypnosis can be highly effective in treating the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), characterised by abdominal pain, abdominal distension and bloating.

Lifelong traumas may spur irritable bowel syndrome

Lifelong traumas sparked by natural disasters, house fires or the abuse or the death of a loved one may bring on irritable bowel syndrome.

Hypnosis may help irritable bowel syndrome

Hypnosis may help some people with stubborn cases of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) find some relief from their symptoms.

Exercise may help IBS patients

A new study has suggested that exercise could benefit irritable bowel syndrome patients.

Exercise may help IBS patients

A new study has suggested that exercise could benefit irritable bowel syndrome patients.