Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Grant Spotlight: AGA Pilot Awards

Nov. 8, 2017

Take your new research project idea and make it a reality with an AGA research award. Eight grants are open with a Jan. 12, 2018, deadline.

The Lowdown on the Low-FODMAP Diet

Nov. 1, 2017

As the low-FODMAP diet grows in popularity, know the facts to help answer patient questions and provide guidance.

Coping Skills Are Associated With Gastrointestinal Symptom Severity and Somatization in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Oct. 22, 2017

We found associations of levels of coping resources with GI and extraintestinal symptom severity.

Blog: Can a Diet Low in FODMAPs Reduce IBS Symptoms in the Real World?

Oct. 18, 2017

New research shows low-FODMAP diet more efficacious than a sham diet with patients indicating a better quality of life. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

Help Ease the Frustrations of Your IBS Patients

Oct. 18, 2017

Resources are available to help you provide an overview of symptoms, testing and the best treatment options for your patients.

A Diet Low in FODMAPs Reduces Symptoms in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome and A Probiotic Restores Bifidobacterium Species: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Oct. 1, 2017

Low FODMAP dietary advice leads to improved IBS symptoms compared with placebo dietary advice. Consumption of a multistrain probiotic with a low FODMAP diet could help to restore the Bifidobacteria species in the gut.

A Selection of the Best AGA Abstracts of DDW® 2017

July 27, 2017

Read the best AGA abstracts from Digestive Disease Week, published in Gastro.
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Earn CME and MOC at Your Convenience

July 12, 2017

Ordering the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course online sessions gives you the chance to earn continuing medical education credits at your leisure.

What Comes First — the Psychological Disorder or the Gastrointestinal Disorder?

July 5, 2017

According to researchers, more patients receive a diagnosis of a mood or anxiety disorder before diagnosis of a functional gastrointestinal disorder. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

Watch Session Highlights on Neurogastroenterology & Motility at DDW® 2017

July 3, 2017

Whether you missed or want to re-watch the best science and cutting-edge research in neurogastroenterology and GI motility, top session highlights are now available.

Watch IBD Program Highlights from DDW® 2017

June 26, 2017

The Immunology, Microbiology & Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Section highlights its favorite sessions from Chicago.

IBD: Research Showing Yoga as Effective Complementary Tx

June 22, 2017

Yoga intervention could be an effective complementary treatment for inflammatory bowel disease.

Mood and Anxiety Disorders Precede Development of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Patients but Not in the Population

June 22, 2017

We found 2-fold more patients to receive a diagnosis of a mood or anxiety disorder before an FGID.

Member Benefit Spotlight: GastroSlides

June 15, 2017

Free access to AGA's GastroSlides is now a member benefit.

Course for NPs and PAs Benefits All Experience Levels

June 14, 2017

Find out how AGA's popular course, Principles of GI for the NP and PA, benefits all those who attend, regardless of experience level or practice setting.

2017-18 AGA GI Resource Catalog is Now Available

June 6, 2017

Download the catalog to find resources that will address all of your professional needs.

2017-18 AGA GI Resource Catalog

May 30, 2017

Whether it’s the latest in clinical education, cutting-edge science or navigating the future of medicine, AGA has you covered. Find resources to address all of your professional needs in the GI Resource Catalog.

Enteritis a Common Trigger of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

May 11, 2017

Incidence of post-infective IBS could increase, thanks to spread of Clostridium difficile. Learn more in this AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room article.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

Colonic Transit and Bile Acid Synthesis or Excretion in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome–Diarrhea Without Bile Acid Malabsorption

April 29, 2017

In the absence of overt BAM, the total, primary, and secretory BAs in stool contribute to the acceleration of colonic transit and fecal weight in the diarrhea of patients with IBS-D.

Exogenous Sex Hormones and IBS: What Is the Relationship?

April 27, 2017

Sparse data suggest that gonadal hormone therapy can mimic effects of endogenous sex steroids. Learn more in this AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room article.

Top 3 Neurogastroenterology & Motility Sessions to See at DDW® 2017

April 26, 2017

Hear the best science and cutting-edge research in neurogastroenterology and GI motility at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).

Understanding Sex Differences May Improve Outcomes in IBS

April 17, 2017

Variations in gut physiology, motility and hormone-related pain perception help drive the differential, according to this Med-Page Today Reading Room article.

AGA Participates in “Vital Signs of Bowel Health” Summit

April 13, 2017

Presenters discussed the need for patients to start a conversation on the importance of bowel health.