Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Irritable bowel syndrome has no organic cause and treating it usually depends on reducing symptoms of chronic abdominal pain, bloating, and gastric discomfort. While there is no drug to cure the condition yet, Irritable Bowel Syndrome can be managed with a number of drugs available. Synergy Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SGYP) is among one of the few companies that are actively involved in looking for the right treatment for this disorder. In more »
By George S. Mack of The Life Sciences Report.
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Bacteria are pure survivalists, and over billions of years they have evolved to produce ever-newer chemicals to protect themselves against other bugs, and in the last 100 years they have begun to protect themselves against the antibiotics that humans have developed from those more »
As embarrassing and difficult to manage as chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are, there are surprisingly very few treatments available for patients at the moment. The treatments that do exist often cause diarrhea and nausea as side effects. Synergy Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SGYP) has been focusing on its lead investigational drug Plecanatide, which is aimed at treating chronic constipation and constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome.
Plecanatide is currently in more »