WEDNESDAY, June 7, 2023 (HealthDay News) — People who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) know it is a highly unpleasant chronic condition that can trigger abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation. Here, experts will unravel the mysteries of IBS, exploring its causes, symptoms and treatments. And of course, don’t forgetContinue Reading

FRIDAY, May 19, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Patients with Crohn’s disease have a new treatment option, following U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of a pill called Rinvoq (upadacitinib). Rinvoq is meant to treat adults with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease who have not had success with TNF (tumorContinue Reading

TUESDAY, May 9, 2023 (HealthDay News) — What puts kids at risk for pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and what could help prevent it? A review of 36 observational studies that included 6.4 million kids offers some key clues. Taking antibiotics at an early age, eating a Western diet andContinue Reading

FRIDAY, May 5, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Four symptoms could provide early warning of colon cancer in younger adults. Being aware of these red flags could lead to earlier detection and diagnosis for those under age 50, said researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The telltaleContinue Reading

MONDAY, April 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) — People are often reminded that they are their own unique person — and a new study says that’s particularly true of the digestive tract. Dissections of a few dozen deceased individuals revealed striking differences in gastrointestinal anatomy, even among a small group ofContinue Reading