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This study was undertaken by sending a questionnaire to 148 people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The respondents all were members of the IBS Network, a national independent… (More)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a chronic disorder that includes symptoms such as abdominal pain and altered bowel habits, affects up to 22% of people in Western populations. The causes of IBS are… (More)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic disorder affecting between 15% and 22% of Western populations; core symptoms include abdominal pain and disturbed bowel function. Adjusting to… (More)
In a preliminary study, 30 sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome filled in daily symptom sheets and the combined Hassles and Uplifts questionnaire for five weeks. Initially, analyses were carried out… (More)
BackgroundDietary nucleotide supplementation has been shown to have important effects on the growth and development of cells which have a rapid turnover such as those in the immune system and the… (More)
INTRODUCTION This study was to ascertain the prevalence of symptoms of irritable bowel in a sample of school children 11 to 17 years of age and to determine whether children with such symptoms… (More)