Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Disordered Eating, and Eating Disorders

G&H What is the difference between disordered eating and an eating disorder? KH Disordered eating occurs when individuals regularly engage in eating patterns that do not […]

Microbiome-Based Treatment Strategies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  G&H  What is the relationship between irritable bowel syndrome and the microbiome? WC  There is evidence to suggest that the microbiome is implicated in the […]

Food Allergy Vs Food Intolerance in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  G&H  What is the relationship between food and irritable bowel syndrome? SC  Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic functional gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal […]

Highlights of the Updated Evidence-Based IBS Treatment Monograph

  G&H  Why was an update to the monograph on the management of irritable bowel syndrome necessary? EQ  An update to the monograph on the management […]

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for the Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  G&H  What are the most commonly used complementary and alternative medicine therapies among patients with irritable bowel syndrome? LN  A number of survey studies have […]

The Emerging Role of Brain-Gut Therapies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  G&H  What is behavioral therapy, and why would it be helpful for patients with irritable bowel syndrome? MR  Behavioral therapy, when applied in a gastroenterology […]

The Emerging Role of Mast Cells in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  G&H  What factors contribute to the pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome? GB  The diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is based on symptom criteria, and […]

The Role of Gut-Brain Interactions in Influencing Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  G&H  What is the evidence to support a role of the microbiome in the pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome? EM  Four recent studies have demonstrated […]

Improving the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome With the Rome IV Multidimensional Clinical Profile

  G&H  How do the Rome IV criteria differ from the Rome III criteria? DD  One of the biggest changes with the Rome IV criteria is […]

Medical Therapies in the Pipeline for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  G&H  Which medical therapies are currently available to treat irritable bowel syndrome? MC  Most of the currently available treatment options for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) […]

The Effect of Digital Health Technology on Patient Care and Research

  G&H  What is the current state of digital health? CA  Compared to the advances in technology outside of health care, digital health has lagged behind […]

Updates to the Rome Criteria for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  G&H  What are the Rome IV criteria, and how were they developed? LC  The Rome criteria were originally developed to understand functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs), […]

Controversies and Recent Developments of the Low-FODMAP Diet

  Abstract: The low–fermentable oligo-, di-, and monosaccharide and polyol (FODMAP) diet is a 2-phased intervention, with strict reduction of all slowly absorbed or indigestible short-chain […]

Update on Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Gastroenterology & Hepatology Volume 12, Issue 7, July 2016 Mark Pimentel, MD Associate Professor, Medicine Director, GI Motility Program Director, GI Motility Laboratory Cedars-Sinai Medical Center […]

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