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Naloxone, Naldemedine Best for Opioid Induced Constipation Naloxone, Naldemedine Best for Opioid Induced Constipation
Naloxone is the safest and most effective treatment for opioid-induced constipation (OIC), according to a new review and network meta-analysis published in Gut.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

New 'light therapy' could treat constipation better than drugs
Scientists in Australia and at Washington University discovered that they could quickly cure constipation in mice that they had genetically engineered to have neurons that 'move' in response to blue light. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New 'light therapy' could treat constipation better than drugs, study finds   
Scientists in Australia and at Washington University discovered that they could quickly cure constipation in mice that they had genetically engineered to have neurons that 'move' in response to blue light. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What You Need to Know About the Newest Antidepressants
In addition to therapy, medication can be an invaluable treatment for clinical depression. It may alleviate symptoms and literally save lives. Which is why having an array of medications to choose from is vital. Recently, in the U.S., three antidepressants were approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression: vilazodone (Viibryd) in 2011; levomilnacipran (Fetzima) in 2013; and vortioxetine (Trintellix; formerly called Brintellix, but renamed to avoid confusion with the blood-thinning medication Brilinta) in 2013. In general, these medications are well-tolerated and effective. However, they’re n...
Source: Psych Central - May 21, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Depression Disorders General Medications Antidepressants Clinical Depression Fetzima Levomilnacipran Major Depression Major Depressive Disorder newest antidepressants Trintellix Viibryd Vilazodone vortioxetine Source Type: news

Cervical cancer warning - why you should never ignore constipation
CERVICAL cancer symptoms include unusual bleeding, back pain, and passing more stools than usual. But, you should never ignore constipation pain, as it could be a sign of a tumour. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: What's the best way to boost your fiber intake?
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I experience constipation almost weekly, and eating bran flakes every day isn?t helping. Are fiber supplements safe to use regularly and long term? Is there anything else I can do? I?m a 53-year-old woman and otherwise in excellent health. ANSWER: When consumed at recommended levels, dietary fiber is widely recognized to have [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Typhoid Fever Confirmed In Child At North Quincy Daycare
NORTH QUINCY (CBS) – A child at a daycare and preschool in North Quincy has been diagnosed with typhoid fever. “I can confirm one case of typhoid fever in a child at Bright Horizons in North Quincy. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is working with Bright Horizons and the Quincy Public Health Department to prevent the spread of the disease,” said Ann Scales, spokeswoman for the state Department of Public Health. Bright Horizons spokesperson Bridget Perry said center officials were told that the child had traveled abroad recently. Bright Horizons Daycare in North Quincy closed after a report ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local bright horizons North Quincy Source Type: news

Squatty Potty Appears to Have Eliminated Its Regulatory Problems
Since introducing the Squatty Potty toileting aid to friends and family in 2010, the Edwards family of Saint George, UT, has sold hundreds of thousands of the (ahem) stools that purport to make elimination more efficient. “That’s without any marketing at all,” said CEO Bobby Edwards, a contractor and designer who developed the stool that puts users’ feet on a slant, causing their bums to mimic a squat. “People found us.” So did FDA, which cited Squatty Potty in January 2017 for failure to have written medical device reporting procedures. The company was not aware that they were marketing...
Source: MDDI - May 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes of stomach tightening during each trimester
There are a variety of reasons a woman may feel her stomach is tightening when she is pregnant, ranging from gas and constipation to round ligament pain and Braxton-Hicks contractions. In this article, learn about the causes and symptoms, how to relieve discomfort, and when symptoms might mean seeing a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is coconut oil a laxative?
Coconut oil has many different uses. Nutritionally, it is considered healthful in moderate amounts, so may be worth a try to relieve constipation. However, any evidence that coconut oil works for constipation is anecdotal. Learn more about coconut oil for constipation and some other lifestyle changes that may help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Constipation Source Type: news

IBS constipation pain - avoid these foods to prevent bloating symptoms
IBS symptoms and pain include constipation, bloating and diarrhoea. You can prevent painful signs of the digestive condition by avoiding these foods in your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS bloating pain - 78p oil could relieve constipation symptoms reveals Dr Dawn Harper
IBS symptoms include bloating, constipation and stomach pain. But, you could relieve painful signs of irritable bowel syndrome and abdominal ache by using this cheap essential oil, revealed Dr Dawn Harper. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Constipation pain: Take this supplement to help relieve symptoms
CONSTIPATION pain is not fun - you are bloated, your stomach hurts and you may even find it challenging to participate in everyday activities. But there are a number of things you can to relieve and help symptoms, including taking supplements such as magnesium. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS symptoms: Pain and bloating could be caused by fibromyalgia - what is the condition?
IBS SYMPTOMS include stomach pain or cramps, diarrhoea, bloating and constipation. These are the four most common signs, but the condition can also cause tiredness and a lack of energy, nausea and backache. Recent studies have even suggested people with IBS can experience other medical conditions, such as fibromyalgia - but what is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Magnesium poisoning, multi-organ failure and ischemic colitis secondary to chronic ingestion of a parapharmacy product - D íaz Gómez C, López Amor L, García Prieto E, Escudero Augusto D.
The article describes the clinical case of a patient with multi-organ failure and ischemic colitis secondary to magnesium poisoning, due to the chronic intake of a parapharmacy product, used for the treatment of chronic constipation. The clinical case is d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

IBS symptoms: Nutritionist explains best diet to treat painful irritable bowel syndrome
IBS SYMPTOMS are constipation and diarrhoea, which cause pain and discomfort to the abdomen. The condition is common across the UK, although most don ’t seek treatment. Luckily, it is easily treated following these steps. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS symptoms - woman ‘cures’ 10-year constipation with this 40p a day supplement
IBS symptoms can include stomach pain, bloating and constipation. You could prevent irritable bowel syndrome signs with this cheap diet and food supplement. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tempted to try the latest trendy diet on Instagram? Doctors reveal the good and the bad of 4 fads
According to doctors from the University of Southern California, eating like a caveman may curb people's appetites, however, missing out on carbs can cause constipation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Digestive problems? How to fix constipation, bloating and heartburn
DIGESTION issues, ranging from bloating and heartburn to diarrhoea and constipation, inflict all of us at some time in our lives. But the pain and embarrassment can be eased with a trio of ‘superherbs’. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lisa Wells mistook symptoms of cancer for pregnancy side effects
British mum Lisa Wells, 32, suffered from both constipation and diarrhoea while pregnant with her youngest daughter Saffia, now aged six months, but initially dismissed it as part and parcel of expecting. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low potassium levels: Six signs you’re not getting enough of the vital mineral
POTASSIUM is a vital mineral for the body that helps control its balance of fluids and helps the heart muscle work properly. The mineral can be obtained from a number of foods. Low levels of the potassium can lead to constipation, abdominal cramping and even fainting. So what are the signs to look for of a deficiency? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Soterix touts transcranial stim depression trial results
Soterix Medical today released results from trials of its direct current stimulation-limited total energy technology designed to treat depression, touting that the device was found to be safe and effective with improvements in depression-rating metrics lasting for a month after treatment. The tDCS-LTE system is designed to deliver energy to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex region of the brain which is implicated in depression control, the New York-based company said. In the first trial, the company reported that its tDCS-LTE system was effective and safe as an add-on intervention for patients with type I or II bipolar di...
Source: Mass Device - April 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Neurological Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Soterix Medical Source Type: news

IBS symptoms: How to treat irritable bowel syndrome
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome affects up to 13 million people in the UK alone. Changes to diet and lifestyle can reduce symptoms, which include stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation and bloating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Colon Irrigation Help You Win the Brawl with the Bowl?
Japanese children's author Tarō Gomi was right, "Everyone Poops." Unfortunately, that particular bodily function is easier said than done sometimes. "Constipation can have a dramatic impact on the patient's overall well-being, including anxiety, depression, and time lost off work," Gavriel Meron, chairman and CEO of HyGIeaCare Inc., told MD+DI. Constipation about 60 million people in the United States alone, Meron said, which is why there is no shortage of over-the-counter constipation products on pharmacy shelves. But for a lot of people, Meron said, those products simply don't help.&nb...
Source: MDDI - March 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Constipation remedies: Six ways to get rid of pain and achieve relief 
CONSTIPATION pain can cause big disruption in your daily routine but there are some simple home remedies to help achieve relief. Changes to your diet and lifestyle are the first port of call, according to the NHS.   (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Digestive pain? These 5p supplements could prevent constipation and stomach bloating
CONSTIPATION pain and stomach bloating can be uncomfortable and painful. But, taking these cheap probiotic supplements could help to get rid of digestive problems and boost your immune system. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Digestive pain? These 5p supplements could prevent constipation and bloating
CONSTIPATION pain and stomach bloating can be uncomfortable and painful. But, taking these cheap probiotic supplements could help to get rid of digestive problems and boost your immune system. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How much fiber is too much?
Eating too much fiber can cause bloating, gas, and constipation. Find out how much fiber is too much and how to relieve symptoms in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prevent Constipation
-- Although constipation is more common in older adults, it can occur at any age. Potential causes for the condition include: diet that lacks fiber, insufficient exercise, misuse of laxatives, medical conditions, use of certain medications and an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prevent Constipation
Title: Health Tip: Prevent ConstipationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/22/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/22/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - March 22, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Bloating - FIVE causes of stomach pain and how to treat it
BLOATING, constipation and stomach pain could be caused by a number of different conditions including food intolerance. These are the five causes of your bloating pain, and how to prevent it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What type of IBS do you have? Different symptoms require specific diet and treatment
IBS SYMPTOMS include stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation and bloating, but depending on what subtype of the condition you fall into to, different diet and treatment may be required. So what type of IBS do you have? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS bloating symptoms: 83p a day supplements CURED woman’s 10-year chronic diarrhoea
IBS symptoms include bloating, constipation and stomach cramps. This patient cured her chronic diarrhoea from irritable bowel syndrome by taking these cheap probiotic supplements everyday. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Accepts New Drug Application for Prucalopride (SHP555) for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
NDA acceptance of prucalopride reinforces Shire's long-standing heritage in gastrointestinal (GI) conditions and deep in-house capabilities in the category If approved, prucalopride will be the only readily available 5-HT4 agonist[1] in the U.S. for chr... Biopharmaceuticals, Gastroenterology, FDA Shire, Prucalopride, Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Accepts New Drug Application for Prucalopride (SHP555) for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
Cambridge, Mass. – March 5, 2018 – Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for prucalopride (also known as SHP555). Prucalopride is... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - March 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Best supplements for constipation - these 15p a day capsules could cure your stomach ache
CONSTIPATION and bloating pain is a common condition, and symptoms can include stomach ache. But, adding these supplements to your diet could get rid of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome - FIVE natural ways to cure IBS constipation and stomach pain
IBS symptoms symptoms include constipation, bloating and stomach pain. You can get rid of irritable bowel syndrome pain by adding these natural products to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NICE backs irrigation device for constipation and incontinence
A medical device for treating constipation and faecal incontinence has been recommended for health service use by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 23, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Guanylate Cyclase-C Agonists Similarly Effective in IBS-C, Idiopathic Constipation Guanylate Cyclase-C Agonists Similarly Effective in IBS-C, Idiopathic Constipation
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Natural remedies for constipation
We look at some possible natural alternatives to laxatives for people looking to have a bowel movement. We also look at when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Constipation Source Type: news

Digestive problems? These 5p a day supplements could cure bloating
CONSTIPATION pain and bloating can make your stomach feel stretched and uncomfortable. But, taking these cheap probiotic supplements everyday could help to boost your immune system and help with digestion. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid Receptor Antagonists Safe for Opioid-Induced Constipation (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Prescription-strength laxatives slightly better than placebo in meta-analysis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Constipation pain? This simple exercise could help get rid of bloating
CONSTIPATION pain is very common and affects people of all ages. While simple diet changes could help to treat the condition, this exercise could help to get rid of painful stomach bloating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Richard Handley: 'Gross failures' in constipation death
Richard Handley had 10kg of faeces removed from his digestive system shortly before he died. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS symptoms? This 70p ingredient could aid digestive troubles and alleviate nausea
IBS, which is short for irritable bowel syndrome, is a common condition that affects the digestive system. Symptoms can include stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. But a 70p ingredient could offer relief - and these other herbs and spices could assist with a range of health concerns. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is the Difference Between an Association and a Syndrome?
Discussion VATER association was first described in the 1970s with additional congenital malformations being added to the association so it is most often called VACTERL association. It is a highly heterogeneous, overlapping condition estimated to occur in ~1/10,000-40,000 births. The cause is unknown. In animal models, some signaling pathway gene mutations have phenotypes of VACTERL association. Experts suggest that patients having at least 2 components should be further evaluated (at least 3 for diagnosis) for VACTERL and other diseases in its differential diagnosis. There are more than 30 syndromes, mutations and diseas...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Bloating symptoms - how to get rid of constipation revealed
CONSTIPATION pain could be eased by making subtle changes to your lifestyle. The condition causes stomach pain and can leave you feeling bloated. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HealthWatch: FDA Calls For Re-Packaging Of Popular Antidiarrheal Drug
BOSTON (CBS) — Imodium is a popular over-the-counter medication used to treat diarrhea, but the FDA is calling on changes to Imodium’s packaging due to concerns about abuse of the drug. Health officials say high doses can lead to serious cardiac problems and even death. The active ingredient in Imodium, loperamide, has opioid-like effects and some people use it to get a quick high or to help minimize withdrawal symptoms from other opioids, which requires large doses which not only causes debilitating constipation but also potentially fatal heart rhythms and even death. The FDA hopes that if Imodium is offered i...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Uncategorized Dr. Mallika Marshall FDA Source Type: news

Is YOUR poo normal? What your the colour and consistency of your stool says about you
POO can tell you a lot about how healthy your body is. Constipation, bowel infections and diet could all impact your stool - this is what to look out for after you ’ve used the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poo - constipation or a bowel infection? What does your stool say about you?
POO can tell you a lot about how healthy your body is. Constipation, bowel infections and diet could all impact your stool - this is what to look out for after you ’ve used the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news