Category Archives: irritable bowel syndrome

Breath-test used to diagnose irritable bowel syndrome in large human study.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disorder characterised by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits. IBS has a high prevalence of up to 15% among the general population in Western countries.  The diagnosis of IBS is challenging due to its heterogeneity and multifactorial pathophysiology, therefore, no reliable biomarkers of IBS have been identified so far.  Now, researchers from

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