Saturday Jul 5
Health Notes: The holiday helpers you need this summer
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Castor oil: It's not what you think
You may have heard of ingesting castor oil as a tried and true remedy for a bad case of constipation.
Synergy Pharmaceuticals: An Interesting Investment Ahead Of Multiple Catalysts
As investors in the biotech industry, we have realized the need to find companies that are small, but have the potential to grow large.
Roach: Healthy bodies generally don't need supplements
Dear Dr. Roach: After viewing an infomercial that praised the benefits of probiotics, I would like to know what you think.
FTSE 100 movers: Oil stocks gain as housing stocks dive
Oil and gas stocks were among the handful of names making gains today as share prices tracked oil prices higher, with Shell, BG Group and BP on the rise.
AstraZeneca cheered by FDA's decision to avoid cardiovascular trial
AstraZeneca has welcomed a vote by a committee of the US Food and Drug Administration against the necessity of a trial looking specifically into cardiovascular outcomes of its Movantik drug, which has been developed to treat constipation associated with opioid pain medications.
UPDATE 1-FDA panel advises against large opioid-constipation drug safety trials
An advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Thursday that the agency not require large cardiovascular safety trials for a class of drugs used to treat opioid-induced chronic constipation.
Why codeine can cause constipation
A: Codeine is an opiate, a constituent of opium, and like all drugs of its kind it has a complex interaction with the human body that tends to slow down its systems, including the digestive system.