Constipation

Common Name(s)

Constipation

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Constipation" for support, advocacy or research.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

http://www.ibsgroup.org

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Constipation" returned 718 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

L-Glutamine Supplementation Alleviates Constipation during Late Gestation of Mini Sows by Modifying the Microbiota Composition in Feces.
 

Author(s): Yuanyuan Zhang, Taofeng Lu, Lingxia Han, Lili Zhao, Yinjie Niu, Hongyan Chen

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():4862861.

 

Constipation occurs frequently in both sows and humans, particularly, during late gestation. The microbial community of the porcine gut, the enteric microbiota, plays a critical role in functions that sustain intestinal health. Hence, microbial regulation during pregnancy may be important ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2017

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Female Functional Constipation Is Associated with Overactive Bladder Symptoms and Urinary Incontinence.
 

Author(s): Takahiro Maeda, Masuomi Tomita, Atsushi Nakazawa, Gen Sakai, Shinsuke Funakoshi, Akari Komatsuda, Yujiro Ito, Hirohiko Nagata, Nobuhiro Tsukada, So Nakamura

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():2138073.

 

This noninterventional cross-sectional study aims to assess the association between functional constipation (FC) and urinary symptoms in female patients with no treatment for urination and defecation. The Rome III criteria for evaluation of defecation, Overactive Bladder Symptom Score ...

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2017

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Pharmacologic Profile of Naloxegol, a Peripherally Acting µ-Opioid Receptor Antagonist, for the Treatment of Opioid-Induced Constipation.
 

Author(s): Eike Floettmann, Khanh Bui, Mark Sostek, Kemal Payza, Michael Eldon

Journal: J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther.. 2017 May;361(2):280-291.

 

Opioid-induced constipation (OIC) is a common side effect of opioid pharmacotherapy for the management of pain because opioid agonists bind to µ-opioid receptors in the enteric nervous system (ENS). Naloxegol, a polyethylene glycol derivative of naloxol, which is a derivative of ...

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2017

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The terms "Constipation" returned 140 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Incidence of constipation in stroke patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Jianxiang Li, Mengguo Yuan, Yunfang Liu, Yang Zhao, Jingqing Wang, Weifeng Guo

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(25):e7225.

 

There is growing awareness of a link between the gut and cardiovascular disease. Constipation is common among individuals who have had a stroke, and it negatively affects social functioning and quality of life. However, no systematic study on the incidence of constipation in stroke ...

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2017

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Effect of glucomannan on functional constipation in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Yong Han, Lei Zhang, Xiang-Qun Liu, Zhi-Jun Zhao, Lu-Xian Lv

Journal: Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2017 May;26(3):471-477.

 

Constipation, a common complaint in children, considerably affects the quality of life. This systematic review assessed the treatment effects of glucomannan on children with constipation by summarising evidence from previous randomised controlled trials (RCTs).

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2017

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[Current Status of Translational Research on Constipation].
 

Author(s): Hyun Jik Lee, Kyung Sik Park

Journal: Korean J Gastroenterol. 2016 Sep;68(3):143-7.

 

Constipation is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders with a prevalence up to 16.5% in the general population. It is frequently multifactorial and the pathophysiologic mechanism of constipation is not fully understood. Many preclinical studies of constipation have used ...

Last Updated: 20 Sep 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Naloxegol in Cancer Opioid-Induced Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2017

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Clinical Trial on Palliative Cancer Patients With Constipation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Constipation

 

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2016

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Study of Methylnaltrexone in Opioid-Induced Constipation Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Opioid-induced Constipation

 

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2015

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