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Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders. Although the stigma surrounding the syndrome is falling away, many physicians and research funders still consider it to be a mild condition that does not merit substantial investment. As research slowly progresses, there is increased hope for treating, or perhaps preventing, this always unpleasant and in some cases severe condition.

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