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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.
Improved gut diversity causes 50% reduction in autism symptoms

Improved gut diversity causes 50% reduction in autism symptoms

Innovative drug delivery may alleviate Parkinson's symptoms and stop its progression

Innovative drug delivery may alleviate Parkinson's symptoms and stop its progression

Scientists identify receptor responsible for bitter taste of Epsom salt

Scientists identify receptor responsible for bitter taste of Epsom salt

Colorecal cancer commonly misdiagnosed in patients under 50

Colorecal cancer commonly misdiagnosed in patients under 50

Gastrointestinal symptoms in children could be a red flag for future mental health problems

Gastrointestinal symptoms in children could be a red flag for future mental health problems

Most pills contain common allergens, warn experts

Most pills contain common allergens, warn experts

Gluten, lactose, food dyes in pills could be causing side effects finds study

Gluten, lactose, food dyes in pills could be causing side effects finds study

Fecal transplantation improves the gut of IBS patients

Fecal transplantation improves the gut of IBS patients

Stressed IBS sufferers exhibit a distinctive microbial signature in the gut

Stressed IBS sufferers exhibit a distinctive microbial signature in the gut

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