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Oral Vaccine For Tropical Intestinal Conditions In The Works
2013-06-10 05:38:53

[ Watch the Video: Technology That Protects Friendly Bacteria ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed a new pill that can prevent the condition known as Delhi belly and traveler´s tummy in those visiting India and other tropical nations. The condition is caused by consuming contaminated food and water, and can lead to cramps, vomiting and diarrhea. However, according to the Press Trust of India (PTI),...

2013-06-09 23:02:06

Probiotic Market report highlights major types of probiotic products such as functional foods and beverages, dietary supplements, specialty nutrients and animal feed products; as well as the major application areas such as regular consumption, probiotic therapy, and disease prevention. (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 The report "Probiotics Market By Products (Functional Foods, Dietary Supplements, Specialty Nutrients, Animal Feed), Applications (Regular, Therapeutic, Preventive Health Care) And...

2013-06-06 09:34:40

Patients in hospital who are on antibiotics may benefit from taking probiotics, according to researchers at St. Michael´s Hospital. Dr. Reena Pattani led a literature review that looked at the effectiveness of probiotics, live bacteria that can take up residence in digestive tracts, in treating common side effects of antibiotics, such as antibiotic-associated diarrhea and life-threatening side effects such as Clostridium difficile infection. “These two conditions are...

Probiotics Offset Effects Of Antibiotics
2013-05-31 15:53:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While antibiotics like penicillin are great for fighting off bacterial infections, they can also wreak havoc on beneficial gut bacteria, leading to diarrhea and other gastrointestinal problems. New research from scientists at the Cochrane Collaboration found that taking a “pre-emptive” probiotic could prevent diarrhea associated with antibiotics when symptoms are caused by the potentially dangerous Clostridium difficile...

Copper Destroys Norovirus Research Shows
2013-05-28 14:19:42

University of Southampton New research from the University of Southampton shows that copper and copper alloys will rapidly destroy norovirus — the highly-infectious sickness bug. The virus can be contracted from contaminated food or water, person-to-person contact, and contact with contaminated surfaces, meaning surfaces made from copper could effectively shut down one avenue of infection. Worldwide, norovirus is responsible for more than 267 million cases of acute...

2013-05-24 23:20:55

Irritable bowel syndrome affects millions of Americans and is often triggered by popular summertime foods. Camden, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 If you are one of the estimated 60 million Americans suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the food spread this Memorial Day weekend could put a damper on your holiday fun. “While hot dogs and ice cream have become cornerstones of the American picnic plate during the warm weather months, IBS sufferers often feel the painful effects...

More Than 70 Percent Of Pregnant Women Suffer From Bowel Disorders
2013-05-21 09:36:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Loyola University Medical Center study has found that 72 percent of pregnant women experience constipation, diarrhea or other bowel disorders during their pregnancies. However, the bowel disorders only minimally affect a pregnant woman´s quality of life. Scott Graziano, MD, associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, and third-year medical student...


Latest diarrhea Reference Libraries

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2011-04-15 13:50:01

Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...

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2011-02-23 20:42:46

Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea among infants and young children and is one of several viruses that cause the stomach flu. It is in the family Reoviridae and is a genus of double-stranded RNA. Most children have been infected by the age of five. Each infection builds on previous immunity and thus subsequent infections are less severe and adults are rarely affected. The fives species of the virus are referred to as A, B, C, D, and E. Type A, which is the most common, causes more...

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2011-02-17 17:29:15

Norovirus is an RNA virus that causes approximately 90% of epidemic non-bacterial outbreaks of gastroenteritis around the world. It may also be responsible for 50% of all foodborne outbreaks of gastroenteritis in the U.S. It can affect people of all ages and is transmitted by food or water that is contaminated, by person-to-person contact, and through aerosolization of the virus and subsequent contamination of surfaces. Immunity is usually incomplete and temporary after infection. People...

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