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Constipation is a condition in which stool becomes hard, dry, and difficult to pass, and bowel movements don’t happen very often. Other symptoms may include painful bowel movements, and feeling bloated, uncomfortable, and sluggish.
Identifying serious bowel conditions in under-50s

Identifying serious bowel conditions in under-50s

FDA approves new maintenance therapy for recurrent cancers

FDA approves new maintenance therapy for recurrent cancers

NUS researchers develop novel web-based tool to predict patient's readmission risk

NUS researchers develop novel web-based tool to predict patient's readmission risk

Health psychologists now treating gastrointestinal disorders strongly affected by stress

Health psychologists now treating gastrointestinal disorders strongly affected by stress

Early detection of colorectal cancer can save lives

Early detection of colorectal cancer can save lives

Researchers discover new way to develop painkillers without harmful side effects

Researchers discover new way to develop painkillers without harmful side effects

Gut bacteria impact intestinal and behavioural symptoms in IBS patients, study finds

Gut bacteria impact intestinal and behavioural symptoms in IBS patients, study finds

Study finds ketogenic diet as 'feasible' option for people with super-refractory status epilepticus

Study finds ketogenic diet as 'feasible' option for people with super-refractory status epilepticus

Researchers develop new tool to help avoid adverse reactions to drugs

Researchers develop new tool to help avoid adverse reactions to drugs

New report highlights serious health problems faced by spinal cord injury patients

New report highlights serious health problems faced by spinal cord injury patients

New infusion therapy may help avoid debilitating symptoms in Parkinson's disease patients

New infusion therapy may help avoid debilitating symptoms in Parkinson's disease patients

Nutritionist Sally Wisbey provides 7 tips for choosing right supplement

Nutritionist Sally Wisbey provides 7 tips for choosing right supplement

Homeopathic teething tablets containing belladonna pose unnecessary risk to children, FDA warns

Homeopathic teething tablets containing belladonna pose unnecessary risk to children, FDA warns

Diet and antibiotic use can change gut microbiota contributing to IBS symptoms

Diet and antibiotic use can change gut microbiota contributing to IBS symptoms

Study: Half of women treated for early stage breast cancer report severe side effects

Study: Half of women treated for early stage breast cancer report severe side effects

FDA approves new oral medication for treating chronic idiopathic constipation in adult patients

FDA approves new oral medication for treating chronic idiopathic constipation in adult patients

Naturally-occurring compound can inhibit early formation of toxins linked to Parkinson's Disease

Naturally-occurring compound can inhibit early formation of toxins linked to Parkinson's Disease

Mediplus develops new silicone pessaries that eliminate clinical risks associated with surgical mesh

Mediplus develops new silicone pessaries that eliminate clinical risks associated with surgical mesh

Johns Hopkins researchers identify new biological target for treating spinal muscular atrophy

Johns Hopkins researchers identify new biological target for treating spinal muscular atrophy

Women with IBS experience worse quality of life than men, new research shows

Women with IBS experience worse quality of life than men, new research shows