Expert Video - Are there clinical trials for IBS-C? Can I participate in new research?

Dr. Satish Rao, an expert and leading researcher on irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C), describes where to find clinical trials for this condition, including through the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders, or IFFGD. He describes advances including gut-targeted drugs to treat IBS-C more precisely. Dr. Rao also explains the need for volunteers to participate in clinical trials in IBS-C research in order to expand knowledge and find new treatments.

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