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Published Research on IBS and Related Issues

Liu et. al. (2013).[An epidemiological study of food intolerance in 2434 children].[Article in Chinese] Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2013 Jul;15(7):550-4.

Li et. al. (2013). [The discussion on relationship between adenoids hypertrophy and food intolerance].[Article in Chinese] Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2013 Jun;27(12):636-8.

Whelan and Quigley (2013). Probiotics in the management of irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2013 Mar;29(2):184-9. doi: 10.1097/MOG.0b013e32835d7bba.

Lind et. al. (2013). Chronic fatigue in patients with unexplained self-reported food hypersensitivity and irritable bowel syndrome: validation of a Norwegian translation of the Fatigue Impact Scale. Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 2013 Jul 4;6:101-7. doi: 10.2147/CEG.S45760. Print 2013. [Full Text]

Don and Long. (2013). Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome due to banana: an uncommon entity. Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Apr;45(2):61-2.

Tripodi, et. al. (2013). Severe anaphylaxis to sheep’s milk cheese in a child desensitized to cow’s milk through specific oral tolerance induction. Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Apr;45(2):56-60.

El-Salhy, M. (2012). Irritable bowel syndrome: diagnosis and pathogenesis. World J Gastroenterol. 2012 Oct 7;18(37):5151-63. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i37.5151. [Full Text]

Stierstorfer et. al. (2012). Food patch testing for irritable bowel syndrome. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Oct 24. pii: S0190-9622(12)00933-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.09.010. [Epub ahead of print]

Uzunısmaıl et. al (2012). The effects of provocation by foods with raised IgG antibodies and additives on the course of Crohn’s disease: a pilot study. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2012 Feb;23(1):19-27.[Full Text]

Saulnier et. al. (2012). The intestinal microbiome, probiotics and prebiotics in neurogastroenterology. Gut Microbes. 2012 Nov 30;4(1). [Epub ahead of print]

Caldeira et. al. (2012).  [Cow’s milk protein allergy: a challenging diagnosis].  Acta Med Port. 2011 Jul-Aug;24(4):505-10. Epub 2011 Dec 12.  [Full Text in Portuguese]

Barbara et. al. (2012). Mucosal permeability and immune activation as potential therapeutic targets of probiotics in irritable bowel syndrome. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2012 Oct;46 Suppl:S52-5.

Lui et. al. (2012). Characteristics of patients suffering from cow milk allergy. Int Immunopharmacol. 2012 Sep;14(1):94-8. doi: 10.1016/j.intimp.2012.06.008. Epub 2012 Jun 18.(Note: IgG antibodies)

Guo et. al. (2012). The value of eliminating foods according to food-specific immunoglobulin G antibodies in irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea. J Int Med Res. 2012;40(1):204-10.

Berstad et. al. (2012).  Functional bowel symptoms, fibromyalgia and fatigue: A food-induced triad?  Scand J Gastroenterol. 2012 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Illiev et. al. (2012). Interactions between commensal fungi and the C-type lectin receptor Dectin-1 influence colitis.  Science. 2012 Jun 8;336(6086):1314-7. Epub 2012 Jun 6

Zanini et. al. (2012). Incidence of post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome and functional intestinal disorders following a water-borne viral gastroenteritis outbreak. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012 Jun;107(6):891-9. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2012.102. Epub 2012 Apr 24.

Biesiekierski et. al. (2011). Gluten Causes Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Subjects Without Celiac Disease: A Double-Blind Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Sapone et. al. (2011). Divergence of gut permeability and mucosal immune gene expression in two gluten-associated conditions: celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. BMC Med. 2011 Mar 9;9(1):23. [Epub ahead of print]

Alpay et. al. (2010). Diet restriction in migraine, based on IgG against foods: A clinical double-blind, randomised, cross-over trial. Cephalalgia. 2010 July; 30(7): 829–837.doi: 10.1177/0333102410361404. [Full Text]

Collins, et. al. (2009). The putative role of the intestinal microbiota in the irritable bowel syndrome. Dig Liver Dis. 2009 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Sverremark-Ekström et. a. (2012).  Peanut sensitization during the first 5 yr of life is associated with elevated levels of peanut-specific IgG.  Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2012 May;23(3):224-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3038.2012.01290.x.

Bernardi et. al. (2008). Time to reconsider the clinical value of immunoglobulin G4 to foods? Clin Chem Lab Med. 2008;46(5):687-90

Arroyave Hernández et. al. (2008). Food allergy mediated by IgG antibodies associated with migraine in adults. Rev Alerg Mex. 2007 Sep-Oct;54(5):162-8.

Drisko et. al.(2006). Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome with a Food Elimination Diet Followed by Food Challenge and Probiotics. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Vol. 25, No. 6, 514-522

Guo et. al (2012). The value of eliminating foods according to food-specific immunoglobulin G antibodies in irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea.  J Int Med Res. 2012;40(1):204-10. Full Text!

Yang and Li (2007). [The therapeutic effects of eliminating allergic foods according to food-specific IgG antibodies in irritable bowel syndrome][Article in Chinese]. Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi. 2007 Aug;46(8):641-3.

Uz, et. al.(2007). Risk factors for irritable bowel syndrome in Turkish population: role of food allergy. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2007 Apr;41(4):380-3. Abstract Only

Hodsdon, W. and Zwickey, H. (2010). NMJ Original Research: Reproducibility and Reliability of Two Food Allergy Testing Methods. Natural Medicine Journal 2010 Mar.2(3):8-13

Ou-Yang, et. al. (2008). [Application of food allergens specific IgG antibody detection in chronic diarrhea in children.] [Article in Chinese]. Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2008 Feb;10(1):21-4.

Vojdani, Aristo (2009). Detection of IgE, IgG, IgA and IgM antibodies against raw and processed food antigens. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2009; 6: 22. Published online 2009 May 12. [Full Text]

Rø et. al. (2012). Agreement of specific IgE and skin prick test in an unselected cohort of two-year-old children. Eur J Pediatr. 2012 Mar;171(3):479-84. Epub 2011 Sep 30.

Hong et. al. (2009). Effect of probiotics on symptoms in korean adults with irritable bowel syndrome. Gut Liver. 2009 Jun;3(2):101-7. Epub 2009 Jun 30. [Full Text]

Ostblom et. al. (2007). Reported symptoms of food hypersensitivity and sensitization to common foods in 4-year-old children. Acta Paediatr. 2007 Dec 10 [Epub ahead of print].

Kiefte-de Jong et. al. (2010). Infant Nutritional Factors and Functional Constipation in Childhood: The Generation R Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Zuo, et. al.(2007). Alterations of food antigen-specific serum immunoglobulins G and E antibodies in patients with irritable bowel syndrome and functional dyspepsia. Clinical & Experimental Allergy 37 (6), 823–830.

Wilders-Truschnig et. al. (2008). IgG antibodies against food antigens are correlated with inflammation and intima media thickness in obese juveniles. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes. 2008 Apr;116(4):241-5. Epub 2007 Dec 10.

Kerckhoffs et. al. (2009). Lower Bifidobacteria counts in both duodenal mucosa-associated and fecal microbiota in irritable bowel syndrome patients. World J Gastroenterol. 2009 Jun 21;15(23):2887-92. [Full Text]

Lyra et. al. (2009). Diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome distinguishable by 16S rRNA gene phylotype quantification. World J Gastroenterol 2009 December 21; 15(47): 5936-5945. [Full Text]

Parkes et. al. (2008). Gastrointestinal microbiota in irritable bowel syndrome: their role in its pathogenesis and treatment. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Jun;103(6):1557-67. Epub 2008 May 29.

Borowiec and Fedorak. (2007). The role of probiotics in management of irritable bowel syndrome. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2007 Oct;9(5):393-400.

Cranney, et. al.(2007). The Canadian Celiac Health Survey. Dig Dis Sci. 2007 Apr;52(4):1087-95. Epub 2007 Feb 22

Grazioli, Barbara et. al.(2006). Giardia lamblia infection in patients with irritable bowel syndrome and dyspepsia: A prospective study. World Journal of Gastroenterology, World J Gastroenterol 2006 March 28; 12(12): 1941-1944

Wood, J.D. (2006). Histamine, mast cells, and the enteric nervous system in the irritable bowel syndrome, enteritis,and food allergies. Gut 2006;55;445-447

Khan, W.I. and S.J. Collins (2006). Gut motor function: immunological control in enteric infection and inflammation. Clinical and Experimental Immunology 2006; 143:389–397

Zar, Sameer; Martin J. Benson; and Devinder Kumar (2005). Food-Specific Serum IgG4 and IgE Titers to Common Food Antigens in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2005; 100:1550-1557

Yamaguchi N., Sugita R., Miki A., Takemura N., Kawabata J., Watanabe J.,and Sonoyama K. (2006). Gastrointestinal Candida colonisation promotes sensitisation against food antigens by affecting the mucosal barrier in mice. Gut 2006;55:954-960

Whorwell, P.J. et. al. (2006). Efficacy of an encapsulated probiotic Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 in women with irritable bowel syndrome. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2006 Jul;101(7):1581-90. (abstract only)

Shor et. al. (2009). Gluten sensitivity in multiple sclerosis: experimental myth or clinical truth? Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009 Sep;1173:343-9.

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