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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.
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

Ardelyx initiates two clinical trials to evaluate new treatment for hyperkalemia

Ardelyx initiates two clinical trials to evaluate new treatment for hyperkalemia

Ionis announces FDA approval of first SMA drug in the U.S for pediatric and adult patients

Ionis announces FDA approval of first SMA drug in the U.S for pediatric and adult patients

FDA approves first drug to treat children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy

FDA approves first drug to treat children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy

FDA awards accelerated approval to new ovarian cancer drug

FDA awards accelerated approval to new ovarian cancer drug

Investigational diabetes drug that impedes Parkinson's progression getting ready for human trials

Investigational diabetes drug that impedes Parkinson's progression getting ready for human trials

New study shows link between defective sucrase-isomaltase gene variants and IBS

New study shows link between defective sucrase-isomaltase gene variants and IBS

Tips and tricks to get children through pains of teething

Tips and tricks to get children through pains of teething

Identifying foods that trigger IBS: an interview with Dr Bill Chey

Identifying foods that trigger IBS: an interview with Dr Bill Chey