Posts Tagged ‘ gastroenterology ’

FAQ: Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colon Cancer

Since I have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), do I have a higher chance of getting colon cancer? Yes. IBD can increase the chances of cancer of the intestine by as much as five times. Even so, more than 90 percent...
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IBS Patients’ Brains on High Alert, With Less Control of Emotion and Pain

By Daniel J. DeNoon, WebMD Health News Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may be in the brain, not in the mind. IBS patients tend to suffer anxiety and depression, but they tire of being told their symptoms of diarrhea, constipation, and/or pain are all...
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