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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (23/05/2013 01.50)

Low FODMAPs diet for treatment of functional gastrointestinal syndromes: clinical efficacy and mechanism of action

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A low FODMAPs (short chain fermentable sugars) diet has been suggested for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and of gluten sensitivity. The primary object of the study is to assess whether a low FODMAPs diet reduces symptoms in these patients and whether it alters biochemical and functional intestinal parameter. The study is prospective, open, non randomized. Patients enrolled in the study will be on a low FODMAPs diet for 8 weeks followed by 8 weeks progressive reintroduction of food rich in FODMAPs in an attempt to identify food responsible for symptoms. Nutritional and functional parameters will be monitored including intestinal gas production (H and methane) by breath test.

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Research Fields

Medical sciences - Medicine


Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.unibs.it/organizzazione/concorsi-bandi-e-gare/bandi-assegni-di-ricerca
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfileNot defined
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Application deadline

26/07/2013

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

53587

Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Brescia

Other
Brescia - Italy
www.unibs.it
E-mails
dscs@cert.unibs.it

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