TITLE

Genes and environment in irritable bowel syndrome: one step forward

AUTHOR(S)
Talley, N. J.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Gut;Dec2006, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p1694
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) cause either or both by genes and environment. He mentions that this gastrointestinal disorder affect more or less 10% of the population and causes considerable morbidity. He also questioned the relative importance of genes. An overview of the result of the two twin studies about IBS is offered.
ACCESSION #
23512259

 

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