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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.
Genetically engineered bacteria shows promise as new treatment for constipation

Genetically engineered bacteria shows promise as new treatment for constipation

Mangos found to be more effective in reducing symptoms of constipation

Mangos found to be more effective in reducing symptoms of constipation

Cedars-Sinai study identifies gut gas associated with diarrhea

Cedars-Sinai study identifies gut gas associated with diarrhea

Acoustic technology could offer new way to diagnose IBS

Acoustic technology could offer new way to diagnose IBS

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

More suspected cancer cases can be identified early within primary care

More suspected cancer cases can be identified early within primary care

New compound could offer pain-relieving properties without risk of addiction

New compound could offer pain-relieving properties without risk of addiction

Home-based treatment program offers robust and sustained relief for IBS patients

Home-based treatment program offers robust and sustained relief for IBS patients

Hacking 'drug trafficking' system could increase effectiveness of diabetes treatment

Hacking 'drug trafficking' system could increase effectiveness of diabetes treatment

People with vitamin D deficiency may be at greater risk of diabetes

People with vitamin D deficiency may be at greater risk of diabetes

NSAIDs alone or with acetaminophen better than opioids at easing dental pain

NSAIDs alone or with acetaminophen better than opioids at easing dental pain

Prostate cancer on the rise and detected late in the UK finds report

Prostate cancer on the rise and detected late in the UK finds report

Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

Research links DNA variants to increased risk of IBS in women

Research links DNA variants to increased risk of IBS in women

New review explores potentially safer therapies for treating chronic abdominal pain

New review explores potentially safer therapies for treating chronic abdominal pain

Chronic opioid users at increased risk of complications after spinal fusion surgery

Chronic opioid users at increased risk of complications after spinal fusion surgery

Viagra cuts colorectal cancer risk in animal model

Viagra cuts colorectal cancer risk in animal model

Opioid maker funds efforts to fight addiction: Is it ‘blood money’ or charity?

Opioid maker funds efforts to fight addiction: Is it ‘blood money’ or charity?

Bowel care ranks top concern for individuals with spinal cord injury, study shows

Bowel care ranks top concern for individuals with spinal cord injury, study shows