Hearing aid-like nerve stimulator device approved for IBS

The US FDA has endorsed percutaneous electrical nerve field stimulation as a treatment for functional abdominal pain in adolescents with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The FDA’s action permits marketing of IB-Stim – the first medical device to aid in the reduction of IBS symptoms. IB-Stim is a prescription-only device comprising a small single-use electrical nerve ...

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