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medical Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) advance

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Not much of a surprise after the connection between H. pylori and peptic ulcers.

http://medicalxpress...l-syndrome.html

Journal reference: Digestive Diseases and Sciences (sorry, pay-wall)

An overgrowth of bacteria in the gut has been definitively linked to Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the results of a new Cedars-Sinai study which used cultures from the small intestine. This is the first study to use this "gold standard" method of connecting bacteria to the cause of the disease that affects an estimated 30 million people in the United States.

Previous studies have indicated that bacteria play a role in the disease, including breath tests detecting methane

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Interesting developments, thanks for posting the news.

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