Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Novel Blood Test for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Now Available

By October 10, 2018

The test works by measuring levels of anti-cytolethal distending toxin B (CdtB) and anti-vinculin, 2 biomarkers of post-infectious IBS-D and IBS-M.

Tenapanor NDA Submitted for Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation

By September 14, 2018

Tenapanor, a minimally-systemic small molecule, inhibits the sodium transporter NHE3 and reduces sodium absorption in the gastrointestinal tract, thus increasing intestinal fluid.

Secretagogues Compared in Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation

By August 29, 2018

While several secretagogues have been recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a lack of head-to-head trials led researchers to conduct a systematic review to compare the effectiveness of these agents in patients with IBS-C.

Trulance Gains New Indication for IBS With Constipation

By January 25, 2018

Apart from a single amino acid substitution, Trulance is structurally identical to human uroguanylin and is thought to replicate the pH-sensitive activity of uroguanylin.

Yoga May Be a Safe Adjunctive Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

November 23, 2016

Significantly decreased bowel symptoms, disease severity, anxiety versus conventional treatment