Childhood allergies linked with increased adolescent IBS risk

Allergy-related diseases, including asthma and food hypersensitivity, in childhood were associated with an increased risk of having irritable bowel syndrome at age 16 years, according to research presented at UEG Week Virtual.In her presentation, Jessica Sjölund, MD, from the Institute of Medicine at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, said that allergy and immune dysregulation may play a role in the development of IBS, but current research has produced conflicting results.“One of the reasons for this is epidemiological evidence of higher than expected prevalence ofRead More

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin