Constipation News and Research

RSS
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.
Colorectal cancer deaths on the rise among Americans: JAMA study

Colorectal cancer deaths on the rise among Americans: JAMA study

Abdominal pain now due to dental braces swallowed 10 years earlier: Case report

Abdominal pain now due to dental braces swallowed 10 years earlier: Case report

FDA approves fixed dose combination chemotherapy for subtypes of AML that have poor survival outcomes

FDA approves fixed dose combination chemotherapy for subtypes of AML that have poor survival outcomes

Researchers reveal prevalence of unused prescription opioids following surgery

Researchers reveal prevalence of unused prescription opioids following surgery

Two new studies expand understanding of link between PD and gastrointestinal dysfunction

Two new studies expand understanding of link between PD and gastrointestinal dysfunction

New treatment receives FDA approval to reduce complications of sickle cell disease

New treatment receives FDA approval to reduce complications of sickle cell disease

Scientists develop new class of pain medication without dangerous side effects

Scientists develop new class of pain medication without dangerous side effects

Study finds link between upper GI infections and protein implicated in Parkinson’s disease

Study finds link between upper GI infections and protein implicated in Parkinson’s disease

New approaches to early detection of Parkinson's disease on the horizon

New approaches to early detection of Parkinson's disease on the horizon

Australian scientists discover link between exhausted immune system and IBS

Australian scientists discover link between exhausted immune system and IBS

Restoring healthy balance in gut bacteria may reduce ASD symptoms

Restoring healthy balance in gut bacteria may reduce ASD symptoms

Traditional treatment can more effectively treat iron-deficiency anemia, clinical trial shows

Traditional treatment can more effectively treat iron-deficiency anemia, clinical trial shows

Chronic pain may occur when receptors migrate from nerve cell's surface to inner chambers

Chronic pain may occur when receptors migrate from nerve cell's surface to inner chambers

First generic version of drug to treat ADHD receives FDA approval

First generic version of drug to treat ADHD receives FDA approval

FDA approves expanded use of Zykadia for first-line treatment of ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

FDA approves expanded use of Zykadia for first-line treatment of ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

Study aims to find if IV acetaminophen can lead to lower doses of opioids after hip replacement surgery

Study aims to find if IV acetaminophen can lead to lower doses of opioids after hip replacement surgery

FDA grants accelerated approval to cancer treatment based on common biomarker

FDA grants accelerated approval to cancer treatment based on common biomarker

Probiotics could help improve gut symptoms and psychological issues in IBS, study shows

Probiotics could help improve gut symptoms and psychological issues in IBS, study shows

Study provides evidence for antidepressant effects of ketamine

Study provides evidence for antidepressant effects of ketamine

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN