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Symptom Screening Plus a Simple Blood Test Equals a 20 Percent Jump in Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer

... or pelvic pain, difficulty eating or feeling full quickly and abdominal bloating -- when combined with the CA125 blood test may improve the early detection ... Feeling full quickly -- Eating: Unable to eat normally -- Abdominal bloating or increased abdominal size If a woman frequently experiences one or of ...

Drug brings relief for many IBS patients who experience constipation

... to treat symptoms fiber, laxatives and stool stimulants dont address the bloating and pain associated with IBS. Most patients with IBS tend to fall into ... symptoms that constitute IBS-C, including abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating and constipation-related complaints, significantly improved during the ...

Is fear of gaining weight keeping many women from trying to quit smoking?

... their stop-smoking effort early in their menstrual cycle, so that the bloating that can happen soon after they snuff out their last cigarette wont be compounded by the bloating that comes along right before their period begins. Finally, although ...

Minority patients prefer optical colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening

... OC was more painful than CT colonography, however they experienced more bloating and embarrassment during CT colonography than during OC. Black ... procedure. White patients experienced more abdominal pain, discomfort and bloating during OC. Patients who identified their race/ethnicity as other ...

Differing attitudes found between women and doctors concerning menstrual suppression

... most bothersome aspects of menstruation included cramping, mood swings, bloating and headaches/body aches, while associated personal frustrations cited ... The symptoms that often accompany menstruation from depression to bloating and headaches can significantly disrupt womens lives, said Dr. Barnhart. ...

No More Drama With TOMA LECHE

... this slick Valentino wanna-be reveals his affairs during Elizabeth's dreaded "time of the month." Already troubled by rampant mood swings, stomach bloating and piercing headaches, Elizabeth can't help but feel despondent and emotional. That is until she meets the "lechero" (milk man). He teaches ...

Finding May Lead to Vaccine for Traveler's Diarrhea

... cause profuse watery diarrhea and abdominal cramping. Fever, nausea with or without vomiting, chills, loss of appetite, headache, muscle aches and bloating can also occur but are less common. The illness develops one to three days after exposure and usually lasts three to four days, although some ...

Courageous Cancer Survivors Honored at Intergraph(R) Garden of Hope

... given her family history of breast and uterine cancer. During a routine doctor visit a year following her surgery, Nancy mentioned having unusual bloating in her abdominal region. After a battery of tests, Nancy's doctors determined she had ovarian cancer, and called for immediate surgery. During the ...

Alimentary Health's Probiotic Technology Launched Nationwide in the US

... digestive imbalance. In a recent study evaluating 16 different probiotic studies, only Align was found to have efficacy against abdominal pain, bloating and bowel movement difficulty. Barry Kiely, CEO of Alimentary Health, said: "The national launch of Align in the US is the realisation of a ...

Ironwood and Forest to Present Additional Phase 2b Data for Novel Gastrointestinal Agent Linaclotide

... of two clinical studies in over 700 patients with either IBS-C or CC. In patients with IBS-C, linaclotide significantly reduced abdominal pain and bloating and improved bowel function throughout the 12-week treatment period. In patients with CC, linaclotide reduced constipation throughout the 4-week ...

New tests provide new insight into why patients are in heart failure

... AUGUSTA, Ga. A failing heart makes a lot of a hormone needed to eliminate the excess salt and water bloating the body but not enough of the enzyme needed to activate it, researchers say. Using novel assays they developed, Medical College of Georgia ...

Review of Probiotic Trial Research Finds Only Bifantis(R) Able to Claim Efficacy for IBS Symptoms

... probiotic strain out of 13 different individual strains or preparations reviewed to significantly improve symptoms of IBS, including abdominal pain, bloating and bowel movement difficulty. Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 is marketed as Bifantis(R) and can be found in a daily probiotic supplement by ...

New Study Shows Probiotic Strain Effective in Boosting Immune Response

... the body's digestive system by helping to reduce symptoms of digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome ( IBS ), diarrhea, gas, and bloating . Researchers have long postulated the role probiotics play in boosting immune function through promoting a healthy bacterial ecosystem in the ...

New Guidelines Issued for Management of IBS

... there's enough new information since the last time." An estimated 7 percent to 10 percent of people have IBS, which can involve abdominal pain, bloating and other discomfort, including constipation and diarrhea. IBS affects both quality of life and productivity for millions of people. Most IBS ...

Most women report satisfaction with egg donation; some claim problems

... of physical risks at the time of their first donation. "Many of these women may be forgetting that they were warned of the lesser risks, such as bloating and the discomfort from hormone injections," said Kenney. "It has been quite a while since they read the material handed out by clinics or heard the ...

Sudden Death Risk Highest 30 Days After Heart Attack

... said. Symptoms of heart failure that require immediate attention include shortness of breath, persistent coughing or wheezing, fatigue, confusion, bloating and swelling. The study "is not so much a wake-up call as a reminder," said Dr. Howard S. Weintraub, clinical director of the New York University ...

What Boomers Need to Know About Digestion; Enzymatic Therapy's CompleteGest1 Renew targets special digestive issues

... dramatically reduced, so you aren't able to break down foods as effectively as you once could. This leaves people with occasional gas, discomfort and bloating after enjoying some of their favorite foods." CompleteGest1 Renew is a new, proprietary formula that goes above and beyond other digestion ...

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition and CSI: Miami Star Eva La Rue Launch Eva's Divas in Hollywood to Educate Women Nationwide About Ovarian Cancer

... more than a few weeks should see their gynecologist and ask for a rectovaginal exam and transvaginal ultrasound. The symptoms include: -- bloating -- Pelvic or abdominal pain -- Trouble eating or feeling full quickly -- Feeling the need to urinate urgently or often Common risk factors of ...

Homeopathic First Aid Kit: Solutions for Summer's Little Bummers

... pain, ligament injury, sprains/strains Travelling -- Tabacum -- helps relieve motion sickness -- Lycopodium -- alleviates indigestion, reduces bloating -- Nux vomica -- eases sensitivity and irritability -- Arnicare Arthritis -- for joint pain that flares due to extra activity "A lot of these ...

Symptom screening plus a simple blood test improves early detection of ovarian cancer

... of persistent, recent-onset symptoms linked to ovarian cancer abdominal or pelvic pain, difficulty eating or feeling full quickly and abdominal bloating when combined with the CA125 blood test may improve the early detection of ovarian cancer by 20 percent, according to new findings by researchers at ...

North South Divide Exists in UK Digestive Health

... LONDON, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- More northern women feel bloating and gurgling than their southern counterparts with up to 70% of them likely to experience it at any one time, according to a TNS survey commissioned ...

AMITIZA 8 mcg now available to treat irritable bowel syndrome

... About Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) IBS is a disorder characterized by symptoms including abdominal discomfort or pain, bloating and changes of bowel habits such as constipation and/or diarrhea. There are three main types of IBS: IBS with constipation (IBS-C), IBS with ...

TAK-390MR Phase 3 data presented at Digestive Disease Week

... treated with placebo. The most frequent treatment related AEs for patients in the six-month maintenance study taking TAK-390MR included flatulence, bloating and distension (2%), diarrhea (2%), dyspeptic signs and symptoms (1%), gastritis (1%), and nausea/vomiting (1%) and were generally similar to ....

Harnessing the Mind to Manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome

... help ease symptoms, research shows FRIDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) -- When drugs and dietary changes don't provide relief from the pain, bloating and other unpleasant gastrointestinal symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, patients may want to try a different approach. Recent studies show ...

Will Lipodissolve Continue to Remain Popular?

... M.D., founder of LovelySkin.com. "I've seen half a dozen cases of patients who received treatments and then had pain, swelling, bruising, bloating in the treatment areas, irregular dimpling and divots in the skin. Hopefully, this closure will stop some of this from happening." Dr. Schlessinger ...

New Guidelines Should Improve Ovarian Cancer Detection

... they have ovarian cancer," she said. "If women have these symptoms, and they persist over time, they should have them investigated. Everyone with bloating does not have ovarian cancer." Typically, two or more symptoms occur simultaneously and increase in severity over time, according to the National ...

Fighting the Gassy Effects of Good Eating, From the Harvard Health Letter

... did not produce statistically significant results. -- Go low on high-fructose corn syrup: Foods containing this sweetener can cause bloating and flatulence in people whose small intestines can't absorb large amounts of fructose. -- Adjust the ecosystem: Too few or too much ...

Scientists Map Intestinal Bug's Genome

... with the parasite, which most often strikes hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts, as well as children in daycare. Symptoms include nausea, diarrhea, bloating and abdominal cramping. The genome was sequenced by an international team of scientists. It's described in the Sept. 28 issue of the journal ...

Ovarian Cancer Presents ‘Target Symptoms’ Six Months Before Diagnosi

... team monitored the pattern of appearance of the symptoms like abdominal bloating and pain, and the associated diagnostic tests in 1,900 with Ovarian cancer ... were more likely to have 'target symptoms' like the abdominal pain and bloating around six months before the diagnosis was confirmed. The team also found ...

Fructose cause digestive problems

... syndrome (IBS),// a common disorder characterised by abdominal discomfort, bloating and changes in bowel habit. Fructose is the sugar found in various fruits ... carried out a fructose breath test on 190 patients with unexplained gas, bloating and pain, 80 per cent of whom met criteria for IBS. In 70 per cent, ...

Fructose cause digestive problems

... syndrome (IBS), a common disorder characterised by abdominal discomfort, bloating and changes in bowel habit. Fructose is the sugar found in various fruits ... carried out a fructose breath test on 190 patients with unexplained gas, bloating and pain, 80 per cent of whom met criteria for IBS. In 70 per cent, ...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

... needed during a cesarean. Decreased bowel function. The bowel sometimes slows down for several days after surgery, resulting in distention, bloating and discomfort. Respiratory complications. General anesthesia can sometimes lead to pneumonia. Longer hospital stay and recovery time. ...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

... needed during a cesarean. · Decreased bowel function. The bowel sometimes slows down for several days after surgery, resulting in distention, bloating and discomfort. · Respiratory complications. General anesthesia can sometimes lead to pneumonia. · Longer hospital stay and recovery time. ...

Wrong Belief About Ovarian Cancer

... pap smear is not the test for all gynecological cancers. It is a detection tool only for cervical cancer. The signs of ovarian cancer include bloating of stomach, pain in the pelvic region, fatigue, an abnormal bowel or bladder changes, a puzzling weight change. According to Dr.Zorbas women should ...

Having OCP’s All Year Round to Eliminate Menstrual Cycles Not Unsafe: Says Stud

... with seven days of placebos to continue monthly menstruation. During menstruation, many women suffer a variety of symptoms including headaches, bloating and irritability, Archer said. In the study, conducted at 92 sites in North America, researchers used a birth-control pill consisting of 20 ...

New hope for IBS patients…

... According to a recent study, patients with Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS) showed greater improvements and less bloating on taking the antibiotic, rifaximin. //It is for the first time that a randomized double blind study has shown a continued effect of an antibiotic ...

IBS Sufferers Benefited by Non-Absorbable Antibiotics

... and is one of the top 10 most frequently diagnosed conditions by U.S. physicians. The disorder is characterized by abdominal pain, cramping, bloating and diarrhea and/or constipation and is a long-term condition that usually begins in early adult life. The episodes may be mild or severe and may be ...

Low Doses of Anti-Depressant May Help PMS

... of women suffer from PMDD. PMS symptoms may include irritability, depressed mood, anxiety and mood swings, in addition to physical symptoms such as bloating and breast tenderness. PMDD is characterized by severe mood symptoms that interfere with functioning. Previous research studies have focused on ...

Dealing with IBS

... slowly. The disease typically affects women, most often around age 20. The symptoms of IBS include abdominal cramps, constipation, diarrhea, bloating and gas. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians stress, large meals, travel and menstrual cycles may contribute to symptoms of ...
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