Research and Clinical Trials
Researchers continue to study new ways to treat and prevent bowel control problems. If you are interested in the latest advancements in the field or are considering participating in a clinical trial, visit the following websites.
PubMed, provided by the NIH’s U.S. National Library of Medicine, comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from life science journals and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites. View the results of an automated PubMed search for fecal incontinence.
ClinicalTrials.gov, a service of the NIH, is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. Participants in clinical trials can play a more active role in their own health care, gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available, and help others by contributing to medical research. For information about fecal incontinence clinical trials, visit www.ClinicalTrials.gov.
The NIDDK conducts and supports research into many kinds of digestive disorders, including bowel control problems.
Page last updated: July 15, 2011