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Dr Miriam Stoppard: Phone and online therapy give hope to sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome affects between 10%-20% of the population. It’s a cause of great discomfort, even disability, and lost working days. Symptoms include bloating, constipation and diarrhoea. There’s no cure, and people with the condition often have recurrent flare-ups. Their lives can be ruled by IBS. Usual treatment includes maintaining a healthy lifestyle, attention to… Read More »

Google asks people with Down Syndrome to record their voices

Google is collecting voices of people with Down syndrome to develop more accurate voice recognition technology for those with the disorder. The initiative, called “Project Understood,” is a collaboration between the tech giant and the Canadian Down Syndrome Society. “My daughter has a smaller mouth and a larger tongue. Picture talking with a marshmallow in… Read More »

FDA Approves Ibsrela (tenapanor) for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation

Print this page FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ardelyx, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Ibsrela (tenapanor), a 50 mg, twice daily oral pill for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) in adults. Ibsrela is a minimally-absorbed small molecule that acts locally in the… Read More »

Breath Analyzer for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a condition in which fluid leaks into the lungs and builds up in the alveoli within. It is a rapidly progressive condition that often leads to terminal consequences, yet it can be difficult to diagnose and monitor. Now, researchers at University of Michigan have developed a portable device that… Read More »

Impeding white blood cells in antiphospholipid syndrome reduced blood clots

For men and women affected with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), blood thinners are the main treatment option. “Unfortunately, treatment with blood thinners does not prevent all cases of blood clotting in APS,” says Jason Knight, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of rheumatology at Michigan Medicine. APS is an autoimmune condition characterized by blood clots in both… Read More »

Writer’s Relief: CBD Oil as a Natural Cure for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Writer’s Relief: CBD Oil as a Natural Cure for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Jun 29, 2018 by Dale Harris Think about the world’s most dangerous jobs. You’ll probably find occupations like a firefighter, policeman, or shark diver near the top of the list. What about writers? Not so much. Okay, being a writer isn’t the most… Read More »