Tag: "irritable" at medical news
Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone
... studied lubiprostone for constipation-predominant irritable
bowel syndrome (IBS-C). The company expects the a...de not enough fiber in the diet, lack of exercise, irritable
bowel syndrome, neurological and systemic disorders and problems with the colon and rectum or intest...
Program for abdominal and pelvic health offered at Rush University Medical Center
...e, endometriosis, constipation, organ prolapse and irritable
bowel syndrome. "Many of these disorders cause severe discomfort. Our physicians employ state-of-the-art techniques to relieve the pain of cystitis, urinary infections, postprostatectomy, and other pelvic and rectal disorders." said Dr. Marc Brand, c...
Treat depression and chronic pain separately, U-M researchers say
...er chronic pain conditions, such as low-back pain, irritable
bowel syndrome and vulvodynia, the researchers say....
New research evidence on anger in children and adults
...asses are more likely to be reported as frequently irritable
or having tantrums. Women are more likely than men to report being persistently angry in adulthood. But boys are more likely than girls to be reported as frequently angry. Thirty-somethings with no partner are more likely to report angry feelings t...
Seven deadly sins: A new look at society through an old lens
...re more likely to have been reported as frequently irritable
or having tantrums; and that angry children do not necessarily become angry or unhappy adults. For adults, women are more likely than men to report being persistently angry; and 30-somethings with no partner are more likely to report angry feelings t...
New study showed ramelteon helped adults with chronic insomnia fall asleep, sleep longer
...n, impairments in their mood, feeling depressed or irritable
or anxious, and impairment in their ability to function in the workplace, at home or even at school," said Gary Zammit, PhD, director of the Sleep Disorders Institute, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY. "Despite this impact on productivity,...
Blood testing links common foods and IBS
...esearchers using comparison trials determined that irritable
bowel syndrome (IBS) patients have elevated food-s... food antigens in IBS patients. "Symptoms from the irritable
bowel syndrome can compromise the quality life," states corresponding author Dr. Devinder Kumar of S...
Impact of somatization on health resource usage in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Patients with irritable
bowel syndrome (IBS) use over 50 percent more heal...motional stressors may alter the way patients with irritable
bowel syndrome perceive and respond to gut stimuli. "In many IBS patients the brain interprets and ...
Physical inactivity worsens GI symptoms in obese people
...s such as stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation and irritable
bowel syndrome (IBS). Obesity is a chronic disease that has become a major health problem in the United States and around the world. In fact, many patients who are seen by gastroenterologists are overweight or obese. Over the last 20 years, obesi...
Doctors sue Safeway and other dairy retailers
.... "These children are often misdiagnosed as having irritable
bowel syndrome, parasites, or other illnesses until someone figures out the problem is milk." Lactose intolerance is often unrecognized because it comes on gradually and occurs in individuals who were previously able to drink milk without symptoms. "...
NIMH expands public health education effort
...lcohol or drugs, or to become frustrated, angry or irritable
instead of acknowledging their feelings and asking for help. Some men may throw themselves compulsively into their work or hobbies, attempting to hide their depression from themselves, family, and friends; other men may respond to depression by engag...
Researchers call for better recognition and pain management of endometriosis
...s often told sufferers they had conditions such as irritable
bowel syndrome. "This significantly affected the ...nt anyway." Jane, who had been misdiagnosed with irritable
bowel syndrome, raised the issue of endometriosis after her husband recognised the symptoms in a mag...
IBS study shows that targeted antibiotics lead to long-lasting improvement in symptoms
...e gut may be an effective long-term treatment for irritable
bowel syndrome (IBS), a disease affecting more than an estimated 20 percent of Americans. The findings, which showed that participants benefited from the antibiotic use even after the course of treatment ended, support previously published research ...
Colonoscopy with normal results doesn't reassure IBS patients
A UCLA/VA study found that irritable
bowel syndrome (IBS) patients under age 50 who und...y results suggest that the role of colonoscopy for irritable
bowel syndrome patients may be limited. Authors note that definitive guidelines to diagnose IBS don...
Debilitating jaw and neck pain targeted through $19 million NIH support, multidisciplinary center
...ns to come, should apply to fibromyalgia syndrome, irritable
bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome and several other chronic sensory disorders that are also characterized by enhanced pain sensitivity and are frequently seen in patients with TMJD. "Currently, medications, muscle relaxation, physical therapy,...
Cedars-Sinai medical tipsheet for December 2005
...e gut may be an effective long-term treatment for irritable
bowel syndrome (IBS). The findings, which showed that participants benefited from the antibiotic use even after the course of treatment ended, support previously published research identifying small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) as a possible...
Digestive problems may impede overweight people from exercising
...cuses on common gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable
bowel syndrome in adults. "Our main finding is th...rcent said they had abdominal pain, 13 percent had irritable
bowel syndrome, 25 percent had diarrhea and 20 percent had bloating. Data were collected from a lar...
Bipolar disorder more common than expected in hospitalized adolescents
...by dramatic mood swings from overly "high" and/or irritable
to sad and hopeless, and then back again. "There are often periods of normal mood in between, but there is always accompanying serious impairment in functioning," says Hunt. This disorder was once believed to be rare in children and adolescents, but...
Anticholinergic drugs linked to mental impairment in elderly people
...sed in elderly patients to treat illnesses such as irritable
bowel syndrome, urinary incontinence, and Parkinson's disease, so it is important that doctors are aware of this effect, say the researchers. They interviewed 372 elderly people without dementia about current and past illnesses and drug use. Cognitiv...
Course of bipolar disorder in youths described for the first time
...study as having symptoms consistent with elated or irritable
moods that are disruptive to daily living, plus two to three other symptoms of bipolar disorder, such as changes in sleep and appetite, difficulty with concentration or inappropriate social behavior. Participants were interviewed on average every 35 ...