rritable Bowel Syndrome Clearly Linked to Gut Bacteria
ScienceDaily (May 25, 2012) — An overgrowth of bacteria in the gut has been definitively linked to Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the results of a new Cedars-Sinai study which used cultures from the small intestine. This is the first study to use this "gold standard" method of connecting bacteria to the cause of the disease that affects an estimated 30 million people in the United States. (more...)Journal Reference:
Gene Kim, Fnu Deepinder, Walter Morales, Laura Hwang, Stacy Weitsman, Christopher Chang, Robert Gunsalus, Mark Pimentel. Methanobrevibacter smithii Is the Predominant Methanogen in Patients with Constipation-Predominant IBS and Methane on Breath. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 2012; DOI: 10.1007/s10620-012-2197-1Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
(2012, May 25). Irritable bowel syndrome clearly linked to gut bacteria. ScienceDaily. Retrieved May 26, 2012, from http://www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2012/05/120525103354.htm
Think that any AS'er could have told em that, and IF they had taken notice of Ebringer they'd have been on to it years ago - but there ya go, caught up 'eventually'