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Calculate the right speed for digestion

Do you know how long your transit time is? The question is not how long it takes you to commute to work, but how long it takes food to travel through your body, from the moment you begin to swallow until you have a bowel movement.

Poughkeepsie Journal

Ironwood and Forest Present Additional Positive Phase 2b Study Results for Linaclotide in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX) today announced results from additional analyses of their Phase 2b study assessing the safety and efficacy of the novel, first-in-class agent linaclotide in 419 patients with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). Previous analyses of these data indicated that once-daily oral dosing with linaclotide, across a range of doses, significantly improved abdominal symptoms, bowel habits, and global assessments over the 12-week treatment period.

Sun Herald

Breakthrough Research Helps Patients Suffering From IBS

It’s a digestive issue, to put it lightly, and it’s called irritable bowel syndrome. It’s easy to see why no one really talks about it, to those affected, the problem is embarrassing and it causes a lot of stress. But thanks to breakthrough research, those suffering from IBS now have some new ways to cope with the symptoms.

MSNBC

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