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FDA approves extension of indication of Gattex in Short Bowel Syndrome

Takeda Pharmaceuticals announced that the FDA approved extending the indication of Gattex (teduglutide) for injection to pediatric patients 1 year...

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Sandoz to commercialise Rizmoic to treat opioid induced constipation in UK, Germany and The Netherlands

Sandoz announces that it has signed an agreement with Shionogi & Co Ltd for commercialization of Rizmoic (naldemedine) in the...

Added 3 months ago Drug news

Phase III trial of Lampit meets primary endpoint in study of Chagas disease

Bayer presented results from the CHICO part (CHagas disease In Children treated with NifurtimOx) of the phase III clinical study...

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Knowledge Centre

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Knowledge Centre

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Inflammatory bowel disease assessment tools

Inflammatory bowel disease assessment tools

'New IBD assessment tools at a glance' - an educational symposium sponsored by Sandoz.

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Guidelines

Guidelines for the investigation of chronic diarrhoea in adults: British Society of Gastroenterology, 3rd edition

Chronic diarrhoea is a common problem, hence clear guidance on investigations is required. This is an updated guideline from 2003 for the investigations of chronic diarrhoea...

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Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in people aged 18 and over. It details how to accurately diagnose IBS, and aims to improve the quality of life for adults with IBS...

Added 11 years ago

Coeliac disease: recognition, assessment and management

This guideline covers the recognition, assessment and management of coeliac disease in children, young people and adults.

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Faecal microbiota transplantation: a regulatory hurdle?

During faecal microbiota transplantation, stool from a healthy donor is transplanted to treat a variety of dysbiosis-associated gut diseases. Competent authorities are faced with the challenge to provide adequate regulation.

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General and abdominal obesity in relation to the prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome.

Background: Earlier studies on the obesity‚ÄźIBS association have mostly been reported from Western nations, and limited data are available in this regard from developing countries. This study was performed to examine...

Added 2 months ago

Diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with predominant constipation in the primary-care setting: focus on linaclotide.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a complex functional gastrointestinal disorder that is exceedingly common in clinical practice. IBS with predominant constipation (IBS-C) is a subtype of IBS that accounts for more than a third of the IBS diagnosed.

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Alastair Miller

I am a retired infectious disease physician with a particular interest in blood borne viruses (HIV/viral hepatitis), neurological infection and bone & joint infection. I now work part time in acute medicine and part time in medical training & education as deputy Medical Director of... Read more

What is Tropical Medicine?

At first sight this seems a question with an obvious response and not one that requires much debate in this blog. However, the answer may be more complex than it initially appears and may benefit from further exploration.

CME

Idiopathic constipation and nocturnal enuresis in childhood: a guide to management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Ascites: an unusual case: in association with Gut

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