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Insensitive irritable bowel syndrome studied: Enteric nerves of patients with irritable bowel syndrome have reduced sensitivity — ScienceDaily

Irritable bowel syndrome affects around ten to 15 percent of people in industrialized countries. The disease is associated with typical symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating and irregular bowel movements. It had long been speculated that irritable bowel syndrome is a psychosomatic disorder triggered by stress. To date, there is ...

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Inflammation can fan the flames of depression — ScienceDaily

‘Inflammation: Depression Fans the Flames and Feasts on the Heat’ appeared in a recent edition of the American Journal of Psychiatry. The study reviewed 200 existing papers on depression and inflammation.   “In the health area of psychology at Rice, we’re very focused on the intersection of health behavior, psychology ...

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