The researchers from Cedars-Sinai INFIRMARY in Los Angeles state the antibiotic rifaximin decreased symptoms such as bloating, cramps, constipation and diarrhea for as long as 10 weeks after it was given in a 10-day course. According to the National Institutes of Wellness, as much as 20 % of American adults have problems with IBS which can be referred to as spastic colon. IBS impacts the area of the digestive system that is responsible for stool production and impeded bowel working associated with the disorder can result in cramping, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation. Related StoriesUnlocking the genes behind antibiotic resistance: an interview with Professor RomesbergNovel mathematical technique may help reduce advancement of antibiotic-resistant bacteriaPeople confused about antibiotic resistance, shows WHO surveyAt present there is no cure for IBS and the disorder is normally treated with a combination of dietary alterations , medications and stress counseling.Federal government Adjusts Aid Terms To Groups Looking for Humanitarian Grants In Somalia The U.S. State and Treasury departments together with USAID reach an agreement that will allow several aid organizations in Somalia to receive humanitarian grants upon conference several conditions, unlock[ing] huge amount of money in relief assets that were on hold because of US anti-terrorism guidelines, IRIN reports. According to the U.N., Somalia is currently facing its worst humanitarian crisis in 18 years, with around 3.8 million, or half the total population nearly, in need of help .