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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.
Intensive weight management program can help people with type 2 diabetes achieve remission

Intensive weight management program can help people with type 2 diabetes achieve remission

FDA approves first digital pill with sensor - Abilify MyCite

FDA approves first digital pill with sensor - Abilify MyCite

FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking system

FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking system

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

Biogen and Ionis awarded 2017 Prix Galien USA Award for SPINRAZA

Biogen and Ionis awarded 2017 Prix Galien USA Award for SPINRAZA

Hospitals need to improve emergency care practices for treating older cancer patients, study reveals

Hospitals need to improve emergency care practices for treating older cancer patients, study reveals

Magnesium can be key to treat a range of health issues

Magnesium can be key to treat a range of health issues

New UMass Lowell study to explore link between gut bacteria and Parkinson's disease

New UMass Lowell study to explore link between gut bacteria and Parkinson's disease

Flexible sensors can measure rhythmic contractions of the digestive tract

Flexible sensors can measure rhythmic contractions of the digestive tract

Study highlights association of obesity with fecal incontinence in spina bifida patients

Study highlights association of obesity with fecal incontinence in spina bifida patients

Risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer

Risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer

Follow-up letters, FIT tests can help improve colon cancer screening completion

Follow-up letters, FIT tests can help improve colon cancer screening completion

Intestinal barrier of IBS patients allows bacteria to pass more freely than in healthy people

Intestinal barrier of IBS patients allows bacteria to pass more freely than in healthy people

FDA approves drug to treat patients with newly diagnosed CD33-positive AML

FDA approves drug to treat patients with newly diagnosed CD33-positive AML

Pfizer receives FDA approval for new therapy to treat adults and children with AML

Pfizer receives FDA approval for new therapy to treat adults and children with AML

Medicare unveils ‘skeletal’ site for hospice comparison shopping

Medicare unveils ‘skeletal’ site for hospice comparison shopping

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