Health

Have constipation? Here are 4 treatments

Chronic constipation is incredibly common. Around one in four people worldwide report symptoms, while in Australia and New Zealand, it's around one in seven.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Health Check: what causes constipation?

Most people have experienced being blocked up from time to time, whether it's while travelling, after taking painkillers, or when you've let your diet go.

Pediatrics

Preschoolers with chronic constipation tend to be picky eaters

In the first study of its kind in the U.S., researchers found that normally developing preschool children with chronic constipation have underlying sensory issues that contribute to their difficulties with toileting behaviors. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study uncovers link between constipation and kidney disease

Researchers have discovered a link between constipation and poor kidney health. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that the diagnosis and management ...

Oncology & Cancer

Endoscopic evaluation advised in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

(HealthDay)—For elderly adults diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, endoscopic evaluation may be recommended even in the absence of gastrointestinal symptoms, according to a letter to the editor published in the August ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can auriculotherapy help relieve chronic constipation?

Nearly 1 in 6 adults worldwide may suffer from chronic constipation and, over time, the disorder can cause serious complications. Auriculotherapy, a form of acupuncture that involves stimulating targeted points on the outer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ACG: New guidelines issued for irritable bowel syndrome

(HealthDay)—New guidelines have been issued in relation to the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and chronic idiopathic constipation. The updated guidelines were published as a supplement to the August issue ...

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