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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.
Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

Mice study offers new insight on irritable bowel syndrome

Mice study offers new insight on irritable bowel syndrome

Gastroesophageal reflux disease may affect nearly a third of U.S. adults every week

Gastroesophageal reflux disease may affect nearly a third of U.S. adults every week

Clinical trial eligibility criteria may be excessive, needlessly excluding patients

Clinical trial eligibility criteria may be excessive, needlessly excluding patients

Typhoid conjugate vaccine proves its worth in the field

Typhoid conjugate vaccine proves its worth in the field

New $300,000 grant-funded program to address opioid prescribing for cancer patients

New $300,000 grant-funded program to address opioid prescribing for cancer patients

Strong beers that contain gut-friendly bacteria may help fight obesity

Strong beers that contain gut-friendly bacteria may help fight obesity

Higher antibiotic exposure linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Higher antibiotic exposure linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Embarrassing symptoms prevent women from seeking treatment for pelvic floor disorders

Embarrassing symptoms prevent women from seeking treatment for pelvic floor disorders

Researchers evaluate potential of FMT, pre- and probiotics to treat Parkinson's patients

Researchers evaluate potential of FMT, pre- and probiotics to treat Parkinson's patients

Opioid-free pain management guidelines released by Pitt Dental Medicine

Opioid-free pain management guidelines released by Pitt Dental Medicine

Cedars-Sinai surgeons detect and remove 25-pound cancerous ovarian tumor

Cedars-Sinai surgeons detect and remove 25-pound cancerous ovarian tumor

Targeting the formation of alpha-synuclein aggregates may slow Parkinson's progression

Targeting the formation of alpha-synuclein aggregates may slow Parkinson's progression

New recommendations aim to improve outcomes of Parkinson's disease patients

New recommendations aim to improve outcomes of Parkinson's disease patients

Effective non-surgical treatment options for urinary incontinence

Effective non-surgical treatment options for urinary incontinence

Researchers successfully treat pain using nanoparticles to deliver a non-opioid medication

Researchers successfully treat pain using nanoparticles to deliver a non-opioid medication

Nanoparticle drug delivery enhances and prolongs pain relief in animal models

Nanoparticle drug delivery enhances and prolongs pain relief in animal models

Flinders University study provides new insights into how the colon functions

Flinders University study provides new insights into how the colon functions

Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study

Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery