Good vibrations: constipation pill gets things moving

A new oral capsule that vibrates as it moves through the digestive tract may offer an alternative, non-pharmacological treatment for sufferers of chronic constipation, according to a new study presented at Digestive Disease Week.

According to researchers, in the pilot study, the vibrating capsule was shown to nearly double the weekly bowel movements of patients suffering from chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) and constipation predominant irritable bowel