IBS cure? Probiotics could REDUCE irritable bowel syndrome symptoms AND stress
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. But experts believe perhaps the gut could protect against stress. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Watch for Constipation in Babies
-- A crying, fussing baby has few ways to express what's wrong. But parents piece together clues that point to constipation. The American Academy of Pediatrics says warning signs of constipation in infants include: Excessive fussiness. Spitting... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 9, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Health Tip: Watch for Constipation in Babies
Title: Health Tip: Watch for Constipation in BabiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/9/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/9/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - March 9, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Suffering IBS symptoms? THIS new pill has been scientifically proven to help
IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME is a common condition which can cause bouts of stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation - but a probiotic pill has been scientifically proven to relieve symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

[Report] A nontoxic pain killer designed by modeling of pathological receptor conformations
Indiscriminate activation of opioid receptors provides pain relief but also severe central and intestinal side effects. We hypothesized that exploiting pathological (rather than physiological) conformation dynamics of opioid receptor-ligand interactions might yield ligands without adverse actions. By computer simulations at low pH, a hallmark of injured tissue, we designed an agonist that, because of its low acid dissociation constant, selectively activates peripheral μ-opioid receptors at the source of pain generation. Unlike the conventional opioid fentanyl, this agonist showed pH-sensitive binding, heterotrimeric gua...
Source: ScienceNOW - March 2, 2017 Category: Science Authors: V. Spahn Source Type: news

Please Do Not Take Medical Advice From Goop
This article is not, nor is it intended to be, a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and should never be relied upon for specific medical advice. Basically? If you feel something is wrong, head to your doctor before you head to conclusions. Insert a Bluetooth pod in your vagina. Goop says to blame the French because this idea originated there, but we blame Goop for completely misinterpreting it.  Meet Elvie. It’s a $199 tampon-like device you insert, connect to Bluetooth and then feel the pulse while you play accompanying games on your phone. The gadget claims to increase ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms - THIS could be causing your IBS
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Constipation cure: THIS 13p fruit could relieve pain and act as natural laxative
CONSTIPATION is a common condition - especially when people have changed their eating habits or might not be eating as much fruit as usual. However a nutritionist has revealed what people should eat to ease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Constipation remedy: Regulate your bowel movements by using THIS trick
CONSTIPATION can make you feel bloated and sick – but Channel 4’s Food Unwrapped reveals the ultimate remedy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking the decision for abdominal subtotal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingectomy – Gill’s story
The post Taking the decision for abdominal subtotal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingectomy – Gill’s story appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. I had an abdominal subtotal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingectomy just over 3 months ago. It took me 1 ¾ years from diagnosis to making a decision to have a hysterectomy. I hope my reflections might help others who are going through this journey. I suppose my periods started getting heavier 3 or 4 years ago. It’s funny how the volume of bleeding goes up slowly without you noticing how bad it’s become. Just over 2 years ago I was very tired ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - February 10, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Your Stories bilateral salpingo oophorectomy total abdominal hysterectomy Source Type: news

Infant constipation: How is it treated?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - February 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trulance ™ (Plecanatide) for the Treatment of Adults with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC)
Trulance ™ (Plecanatide) is a guanylate cyclase-C (GC-C) agonist indicated for the treatment of adult patients with chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC). (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - February 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The sharp pain in your stomach could be IBS or it could be THIS condition
SHARP pains in the stomach could signal a whole host of issues, from IBS to constipation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monthly News Roundup - January 2017
Trulance Cleared by FDA for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Synergy’s Trulance (plecanatide), a uroguanylin analog for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 31, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Astellas and Ironwood report positive Phase III trial results of linaclotide to treat CC
Pharmaceutical companies Astellas Pharma and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals have reported positive Phase III trial top-line results of linaclotide to treat patients with chronic constipation (CC) in Japan. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - January 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Okays New Linaclotide (Linzess) Dose for Constipation FDA Okays New Linaclotide (Linzess) Dose for Constipation
Linaclotide is now available in 72-mcg capsules for treatment of adults with chronic idiopathic constipation.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 27, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves 72 mcg Dose of Linzess (linaclotide) for Adults with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and DUBLIN, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) and Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a 72 mcg dose of Linzess... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - January 26, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

We Tried To Chew As Much Gum As Sean Spicer Does. Here's What Happened.
Sean Spicer really has a thing for gum. The new White House press secretary has been chewed out this week for his excessive habit, as detailed in a resurfaced August profile by The Washington Post. In the profile, Spicer claims he chews and swallows two and a half packs of Orbit cinnamon gum before noon each day. Spicer said he talked to his doctor about the habit, and “he said it’s fine.” But two and a half packs before lunch, really? We had our doubts. So we tried it. 7:17 a.m. I make an early-morning stop at a gas station for three packs of gum, Spicer-style. Cinnamon Orbit is nowhere in...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Contact burn with blister formation in children treated with sennosides - Cogley K, Echevarria A, Correa C, De la Torre-Mondrag ón L.
Eight children treated for severe constipation with sennosides unexpectedly developed contact burns with blisters secondary to the use of these laxatives. All patients wore diapers, and the injuries occurred overnight. To avoid this side effect, we recomme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Trulance Approved for Chronic Constipation
Title: Trulance Approved for Chronic ConstipationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/23/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 23, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

New Oral Medication Approved for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (FREE)
By Kristin J. Kelley Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Andr é Sofair, MD, MPH The FDA has approved plecanatide (marketed as Trulance) to treat adults with chronic idiopathic constipation. The … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - January 22, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Trulance Approved for Chronic Constipation
Drug designed to stimulate upper gastrointestinal tractSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Constipation, Medicines (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - January 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stress May Explain Digestive Issues in Kids With Autism
FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 2017 -- Many children with autism suffer from gastrointestinal problems, such as belly pain and constipation. And new research suggests that these issues may stem from a heightened response to stress. " When treating a patient with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 20, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Synergy Pharmaceuticals’ TRULANCE(TM) (Plecanatide) Receives U.S. FDA Approval for the Treatment of Adults with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
NEW YORK--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)--Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SGYP) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved TRULANCE™ (plecanatide) for the treatment of adults with chronic idiopathic constipation (CI... Biopharmaceuticals, Gastroenterology, FDA Synergy Pharmaceuticals, TRULANCE, plecanatide, chronic idiopathic constipation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trulance Approved for Chronic Constipation
FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 2017 -- Trulance (plecanatide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat persistent constipation of unknown (idiopathic) cause in adults. Some 42 million people in the United States are affected by... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 20, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome: Should sufferers STOP drinking caffeine?
IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, affects more than one in ten people in the UK - causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Plecanatide for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation FDA OKs Plecanatide for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
The new once-daily oral medication was proven to improve the frequency of spontaneous bowel movements.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 19, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

Synergy Wins FDA Approval for Constipation Drug
(MedPage Today) -- Trulance approved for chronic idiopathic constipation in adults (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 19, 2017 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

FDA approves Trulance for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Trulance (plecanatide) for the treatment of Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) in adult patients. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Approves Trulance (plecanatide) for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
January 19, 2017 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Trulance (plecanatide) for the treatment of Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) in adult patients. “No one medication works for all patients suffering from chronic... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - January 19, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

5 Tips From Toddlers For a Healthier You
When my brother and I were growing up my mom fed us 3 meals a day. Each of those meals always included bread (she made homemade biscuits every day) and delicious desserts. Mom loved to bake and she was famous for her made from scratch cakes and pies. If we wanted snacks in between meals there were always biscuits and some of my Grandma Layne's homemade jams, jellies and preserves. It's no wonder I grew up loving sweets and eating big meals. But that's not the way most toddlers eat and neither should I. My husband I have 5 grandchildren under 5 years old and while that doesn't make me an expert, I can't help but notice som...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Concerned About Constipation?
-- Constipation occurs when bowel movements happen infrequently or are difficult to pass. Sometimes, lifestyle changes can curb constipation, but other times the condition signals something more serious. The Cleveland Clinic says to see a doctor... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 12, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Health Tip: Concerned About Constipation?
Title: Health Tip: Concerned About Constipation?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 12, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Men who eat lots of red meat at risk for painful gut disorder
The disorder causes severe abdominal pain, nausea and constipation (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder in Men
TUESDAY, Jan. 10, 2017 -- Men who eat a lot of red meat may have a higher risk of a painful inflammatory condition of the colon, a new study suggests. The disorder, called diverticulitis, causes severe abdominal pain, nausea and constipation. And... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 10, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Want to Lose Weight? Add This One Thing to Your Diet
What are the best ways to lose weight? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic medical center, on Quora: Learn the secret to losing weight - and improve your overall health at the same time. Fiber. It's not a sexy solution, but it's one that works wonders for maintaining a healthy weight. Beans, vegetables, fruit and grains all contain fiber, which helps keep your digestive tract clean, healthy and at peak function. But, did you know that...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do It Yourselfer
I’m proud of the fact that I’m self sufficient in the emergency department. And it irritates the fire out of me to see prima donnas (read surgeons) come into the department and require the entire staff to follow them around to do little things they could do for themselves. I guess you could say that I was trained well by a charge nurse by the name of Beatrix where I did my residency. Miss Bea, as she called herself, or Miss Behemoth as the interns called her under their breath, was a heavy set matronly type with a ruddy complexion. Her upper arms had extra fat that sagged and waved when she pointed to something...
Source: EPMonthly.com - December 28, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Logan Plaster Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Constipation cure: A 13p banana could relieve pain and act as natural laxative
CONSTIPATION is a common condition - especially around Christmas when people have changed their eating habits or might not be eating as much fruit as usual. However a nutritionist has revealed what people should eat to ease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of bloating: Eating Brazil nuts could cure festive food indulgence
BLOATING can be caused by eating too much over Christmas - and is often warning sign people have excess wind or could have constipation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother reveals how her intuition led to her baby's Rhabdomyosarcoma cancer diagnosis
Baby Penelope was born with a bruised lump on her back, which grew bigger over time. Doctors told her worried mother Emily, from NSW, that it was reflux, colic or constipation, (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: What opioids do to your gut
Prescription opioid pain medications help ease pain, but they also cause some unwanted side effects. Constipation is a common problem associated with opioid use. What can you do about it? In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to gastroenterologist Dr. Michael Camilleri about opioid-induced constipation. He has insight into why it happens and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 20, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

A runner ’ s hysterectomy recovery – Jo ’ s story
The post A runner’s hysterectomy recovery – Jo’s story appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. At 47, for eighteen months I’d been suffering excruciating pain every time I went to the loo. Sometimes, the pain was so horrendous that I would find myself subconsciously stopping myself midflow. Other things began to happen too; my constipation that I had suffered for many years at the time of my period became a permanent problem and I had a constant pain in my left groin that seemed to worsen when I sat for any length of time. An internal scan and an MRI scan drew a blank. Thankfully I had a fantast...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - December 20, 2016 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Your Stories adenomyosis LAVH Source Type: news

No one would listen to me': Mother reveals how her intuition led to her baby girl rare Rhabdomyosarcoma cancer diagnosis... despite doctors insisting she only had 'reflux'
Baby Penelope was born with a bruised lump on her back, which grew bigger over time. Doctors told her worried mother Emily, from NSW, that it was reflux, colic or constipation, (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: IFP Calls for Safe Dispensing of Medicine in Hospitals
[IFP] The Inkatha Freedom Party demands that there must be a separation of medication and other products which are not for human consumption in hospitals after a patient at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital was given a shampoo used to relieve itching, scaling, dryness and flaking of the skin instead of medication for constipation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 15, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Protein in urine linked to increased risk of memory problems
Chronic kidney disease and dementia share many risk factors, researchers point out Related items fromOnMedica Constipation linked to kidney disease Dementia now leading cause of death in England and Wales Memory clinic referral criteria delay diagnosis 'Watch and wait' might be better in advanced kidney cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 14, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome: GP reveals why STRESS triggers IBS symptoms
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Focusing on Bella Hadid's favorite food group protein can have benefits
The 20-year-old US model said in preparation for her Victoria's Secret show debut she ate 'a lot of protein'. But experts warn too much of it could lead to side effects such as bloating and constipation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Multiple Trending Symptoms
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 45-year-old male presents to a primary care physician to re-establish care after 10 years. He claims he has been mainly healthy but too busy to engage in preventative care. However, he reports increased fatigue over the past 4 months; despite sleeping longer at night, he wakes up exhausted. He also complains of constipation. He denies any suicidal or homicidal thoughts, but says he has felt sad and worthless most of the day at least six days each week over the past month. Despite decreased appetite, he has gained approximately 10 pounds over the past month. Upon examination, his skin i...
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - December 9, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news