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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.
Pfizer drug effectively treats overactive bladder symptoms

Pfizer drug effectively treats overactive bladder symptoms

CV Therapeutics initiates approval-enabling trial of drug to treat chronic angina

CV Therapeutics initiates approval-enabling trial of drug to treat chronic angina

First successful gene therapy that mimics the action of calcium channel blockers

First successful gene therapy that mimics the action of calcium channel blockers

New educational campaign on celiac disease

New educational campaign on celiac disease

Duloxetine reduces stress urinary incontinence and improves quality of life for women

Duloxetine reduces stress urinary incontinence and improves quality of life for women

Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy

Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy

Identification of early ovarian cancer symptoms may have important clinical implications

Identification of early ovarian cancer symptoms may have important clinical implications

Significant symptom relief reported in clinical trial patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Significant symptom relief reported in clinical trial patients with irritable bowel syndrome

FDA approves new drug for bone marrow disease

FDA approves new drug for bone marrow disease

Comparison study shows low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet loses more weight than low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-calorie diet

Comparison study shows low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet loses more weight than low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-calorie diet

Physicians perceive overactive bladder as a normal part of aging when in fact it is a treatable medical condition

Physicians perceive overactive bladder as a normal part of aging when in fact it is a treatable medical condition

Wyeth gets FDA approval for a novel protein device that enhances bone healing

Wyeth gets FDA approval for a novel protein device that enhances bone healing

FDA updates Zelnorm labeling a treatment of women with irritable bowel syndrome

FDA updates Zelnorm labeling a treatment of women with irritable bowel syndrome

Studies show pregabalin does not affect male reproductivity or interfere with oral contraceptives

Studies show pregabalin does not affect male reproductivity or interfere with oral contraceptives

Untreated postmenopausal women with osteoporosis are at risk for first spinal fracture within one year

Untreated postmenopausal women with osteoporosis are at risk for first spinal fracture within one year

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

ULTRACET® Effective And Well Tolerated For Post-Surgical Pain

ULTRACET® Effective And Well Tolerated For Post-Surgical Pain

First Approval in Europe of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin for treatment of elevated cholesterol

First Approval in Europe of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin for treatment of elevated cholesterol

Thyroid disorders are often misdiagnosed

Thyroid disorders are often misdiagnosed