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2012-01-27 10:52:08

Bedwetting isn't always due to problems with the bladder, according to new research by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Constipation is often the culprit; and if it isn't diagnosed, children and their parents must endure an unnecessarily long, costly and difficult quest to cure nighttime wetting. Reporting online in the journal Urology, researchers found that 30 children and adolescents who sought treatment for bedwetting all had large amounts of stool in their rectums, despite the...

2011-12-16 08:00:00

Bekunis®, the safe, natural choice for gentle relief, is available through Select Nutrition and Threshold Distributors and supported by a new ad in Vitamin Retailer magazine Ghent, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2011 Continuing its longstanding commitment to bringing leading European natural brands to US consumers, Bioforce USA is pleased to announce that Bekunis® Natural laxative is now available through Select Nutrition and Threshold Distributors, effective immediately. The distribution...

2011-09-04 07:00:00

ReNew Life, the probiotic supplement leader in natural health stores, introduces its much anticipated two-part formula, Ultimate Flora Constipation Relief 30 Billion, as a quick-relief alternative for the 42 million Americans seeking a natural solution. (PRWEB) September 04, 2011 Constipation is More Common than Ever Before The latest health statistics reveal as many as 1 in 4 people in the U.S. are constipated. Occasional constipation accounts for Americaâs $1 billion a year...

2011-08-01 12:54:04

Colon cleansing - it's been described as a natural way to enhance well-being, but Georgetown University doctors say there's no evidence to back that claim. In fact, their review of scientific literature, published today in the August issue of The Journal of Family Practice, demonstrates that colon cleansing can cause side effects ranging from cramping to renal failure and death. The procedure, sometimes called colonic irrigation or colonic hydrotherapy, often involves use of chemicals...

2011-08-01 07:32:58

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Colon cleansing has been known to be a natural way to enhance well-being. However, research demonstrates that colon cleaning can cause side effects ranging from cramping to renal failure and death. Researchers say there's no evidence to back the claim that cleansing the colon of toxins leads to better overall health. The procedure, sometimes called colonic irrigation or colonic hydrotherapy, often involves the use of chemicals, followed by flushing the colon with...

2010-12-01 14:41:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced the publication of a patient preference study evaluating Kristalose®( )(lactulose) for Oral Solution, a prescription laxative packaged as a crystalline powder, compared to liquid lactulose products. The study, which appeared in the Volume 3, 2010 issue of Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology, showed that patients with chronic constipation preferred...

2010-06-16 22:20:07

Not all patients with sickle cell disease receive laxatives after being treated with narcotics, despite recommendations from a collaborative panel of pediatric experts. These are the findings from a Nationwide Children's Hospital study examining patients from 29 pediatric hospitals, and appearing in Pediatric Blood & Cancer. Narcotic-related adverse events are the most common adverse drug events in hospitalized children and constipation is a frequent narcotic-associated adverse drug...

2010-04-26 10:42:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced that results from a patient preference study evaluating Kristalose® (lactulose) for Oral Solution, a prescription laxative packaged as a crystalline powder, will be presented at the 2010 Digestive Disease Week® meeting in New Orleans. A poster presentation of the study, entitled "An open-label, multi-center, randomized, 7-day crossover...


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