Tag Archives: Bowel

Microbiome science may help doctors deliver more effective, personalized treatment to children with irritable bowel syndrome

To improve the treatment of children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), investigators have developed a sophisticated way to analyze the microbial and metabolic contents of the gut. A report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, published by Elsevier, describes how a new battery of tests enables researchers to distinguish patients with IBS from healthy children… Read More »

Bowel cancer deaths to rise: study

Death rates from a form of bowel cancer are predicted to increase by almost 60 per cent in Australia by 2035, a study shows. The global study, published in the International Journal of Cancer on Wednesday predicts death rates from rectal cancer will increase in Australia by almost 59.2 per cent in 16 years. Meanwhile,… Read More »

Bowel endometriosis: What to know

Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when tissue similar to the endometrial tissue that lines the uterus grows in other areas of the body. It commonly develops on the pelvic organs, such as the fallopian tubes but also occurs on the bowel. Bowel endometriosis involves the abnormal growth of endometrial tissue in the intestines. In… Read More »