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Senna, magnesium oxide improves bowel movements in patients with constipation

Senna and magnesium oxide both improved the frequency of bowel movements and may be effective for the treatment of constipation, according to study results.“OTC agents are generally used next. Senna is a common stimulant laxative used in Asia to treat CIC, and [magnesium oxide] is also commonly used,” Daisuke Morishita, MD, from division of gastroenterology…

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Alcohol-related liver disease increases risk for cancer

Patients with alcohol-related liver disease who survive for at least 1 year after diagnosis are at increased risk for cancer, according to study results.Hannes Hagström, of the division of hepatology at Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden, and colleagues wrote that the association between incident cancer and alcohol-related liver disease (ALD) is not well understood, because…

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2021 Legislative Preview

2021 Legislative Preview Christopher L. Nuland, Esq. FGS Counsel and Lobbyist Amid extraordinary precautions necessitated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, legislators return to the Capitol next week to tackle issues both old and new, as Florida faces several dating challenges. For instance, the COVID lockdown has cost the State billions of dollars in sales and…