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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.
Experts explore involvement of the gut in Parkinson's disease

Experts explore involvement of the gut in Parkinson's disease

Zebrafish offers clue to alleviate gastrointestinal distress related to autism

Zebrafish offers clue to alleviate gastrointestinal distress related to autism

Researchers compare treatment options for fecal incontinence

Researchers compare treatment options for fecal incontinence

Study takes a step closer to understanding the body's response to opioid painkillers

Study takes a step closer to understanding the body's response to opioid painkillers

Study finds simple solution to common bowel issues

Study finds simple solution to common bowel issues

First viable mouse model of Hirschsprung's disease developed

First viable mouse model of Hirschsprung's disease developed

Eisai enters into agreement with Eurofarma for its anti-obesity agent lorcaserin

Eisai enters into agreement with Eurofarma for its anti-obesity agent lorcaserin

National Institutes of Health awards grant to MSU professors for research on neurodegenerative disease

National Institutes of Health awards grant to MSU professors for research on neurodegenerative disease

FDA grants accelerated approval to oncology drug for treatment of key genetic driver of cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval to oncology drug for treatment of key genetic driver of cancer

Gut-directed hypnotherapy may offer new treatment option for IBS patients

Gut-directed hypnotherapy may offer new treatment option for IBS patients

FDA approves new treatment for AML patients

FDA approves new treatment for AML patients

FDA approves antibacterial drug to treat travelers' diarrhea

FDA approves antibacterial drug to treat travelers' diarrhea

New first-line treatment for peripheral T-cell lymphoma approved by FDA

New first-line treatment for peripheral T-cell lymphoma approved by FDA

FDA approves LORBRENA for treatment of patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

FDA approves LORBRENA for treatment of patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

Phase III CLL14 study evaluating Venclexta plus Gazyva to treat CLL meets its primary endpoint

Phase III CLL14 study evaluating Venclexta plus Gazyva to treat CLL meets its primary endpoint

Scientists working hard to better understand endometriosis

Scientists working hard to better understand endometriosis

Study on how blood clots form and clear could make pancreatic cancer more treatable

Study on how blood clots form and clear could make pancreatic cancer more treatable

Drugs approved for breast cancer treatment are effective and well tolerated in men

Drugs approved for breast cancer treatment are effective and well tolerated in men

New 17-item questionnaire may help detect GI disorders in children with autism

New 17-item questionnaire may help detect GI disorders in children with autism

Genentech’s combination therapy improves outcome in patients with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer

Genentech’s combination therapy improves outcome in patients with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer