irritable bowel syndrome


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irritable bowel syndrome

n. Abbr. IBS
A chronic disorder characterized by motor abnormalities of the small and large intestines, causing variable symptoms including cramping, abdominal pain, constipation, and diarrhea. Also called irritable colon, spastic colon.
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irritable bowel syndrome

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(Medicine) med a chronic condition of recurring abdominal pain with constipation or diarrhoea or both
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irritable bowel syndrome

A condition in which the muscle movement in the large intestine is disturbed, resulting in pain and bowel irregularity. Its cause is unknown.
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Noun1.irritable bowel syndrome - recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress
colitis, inflammatory bowel disease - inflammation of the colon
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According to report published by Grand View Research, The global irritable bowel syndrome treatment market size was valued at USD 1.5 billion in 2018 and is anticipated to exhibit a CAGR of 10.1% over the forecast period.
Public health agency The US Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday that it authorised the marketing of the first medical device IB-Stim through the de novo premarket review pathway for the reduction of functional abdominal pain in patients 11-18 years of age with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) when combined with other therapies for IBS.
[USA], Nov 24 ( ANI ): Hypnotherapy could help relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), finds a study.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional disorder characterised with recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort which is associated with alterations in frequency or form of stool and improvement after defecation.9 IBS is highly prevalent, affecting nearly 20% of general population.
He does not have a family history of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), celiac disease, or colorectal cancer.
Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic disease associated with a decreased quality of life.
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals is commercialising two innovative primary care products: linaclotide for adults with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) or chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC), and lesinurad, which is approved to be taken with a xanthine oxidase inhibitor (XOI) for the treatment of hyperuricemia associated with uncontrolled gout.
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[USPRwire, Fri Feb 12 2016] Global Markets Direct's, 'Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Irritable Bowel Syndrome's therapeutic pipeline.