Genes and environment in irritable bowel syndrome: one step forward
- Deployment-Associated Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Do We Know the Etiology? Tuteja, Ashok // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Nov2011, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p3109
No abstract available.
- NON-ULCER DYSPEPSIA: SEEING THROUGH THE HAZE? DeVault, Kenneth R.; Johnson, David A.; Cattau Jr., Edward L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1993, Vol. 88 Issue 12, p2125
Discusses research being done on the etiology of dyspepsia. Reference to a study by A. G. Klauser and colleagues, published in a 1993 issue of "Digestive Diseases Science" journal; Methods used to evaluate the condition in patients; Factors which represent the end-point of the study.
- Cognitive behavioural model of irritable bowel syndrome. Creed, Francis // Gut;Aug2007, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p1039
The article examines the study which aims to confirm the effectiveness of a theoretical model called the all or noting response, designed to explain persistent symptoms that are associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with distress and negative beliefs. It is accounted that the study...
- Bloating in dyspepsia. Lindberg, Greger // Gut;Mar2014, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p378
In this article, the author discusses the symptom of bloating in dyspepsia. Topics discussed include classification of different forms of bloating such as abnormal and physiological and their causes such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and functional gastrointestinal disorders, description of...
- Mucosal inflammation as a potential etiological factor in irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review. Ford, Alexander; Talley, Nicholas // Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr2011, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p421
Background: The causes of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) remain obscure. Some investigators have proposed chronic low-grade mucosal inflammation as a potential etiological factor. We performed a systematic review to examine this issue in detail. Methods: MEDLINE, EMBASE, and EMBASE classic were...
- Clinical Clips. DiLoreto, Stacy // Patient Care for the Nurse Practitioner;Jan2002, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p5
The article presents abstracts of medical research. They include "Impact of high-normal blood pressure on the risk of cardiovascular disease," which investigated cardiovascular disease incidence in hypertensive patients, and "Irritable bowel syndrome in twins: heredity and social learning both...
- Postinfectious Irritable Bowel Syndrome. DuPont, Andrew W. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;2/15/2008, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p594
After acute bacterial gastroenteritis, up to one-third of patients will have prolonged gastrointestinal complaints, and a portion of those affected will meet the diagnostic criteria for postinfectious irritable bowel syndrome. After resolution of the acute infection, patients with postinfectious...
- The Role of 5-HTT LPR and GNÎ²3 825C>T Polymorphisms and Gene-Environment Interactions in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Saito, Yuri; Larson, Joseph; Atkinson, Elizabeth; Ryu, Euijung; Almazar, Ann; Petersen, Gloria; Talley, Nicholas // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Oct2012, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p2650
Background: Smaller studies have evaluated SLC6A4 5-HTTLPR and GNÎ²3 825C>T polymorphisms in IBS, and interactions between 5-HTT LPR with life events have been reported in the psychiatric literature, but gene-environment studies in IBS are lacking. Aims: The purpose of this study was to assess...
- The "inside scoop" on irritable bowel syndrome. // South Asian Post;8/2/2012, p8
The article reports on the causes, symptoms, and preventive measures for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).