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CDC urges physicians to improve prescribing practices to reduce harm ATLANTA, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The majority of pediatric Clostridium difficile infections,
High performance athletes like Olympians can push their bodies to optimal potential, but some of the ways the human body actually works is still a mystery.
New research from the University of Arizona has found that pizza contains an effective weapon against the norovirus, which causes a nasty illness marked by vomiting and diarrhea.
Rhode Island Hospital researchers have identified components in Clostridium difficile (C. diff) that may lead to new diagnostic tools, and ultimately more timely and effective treatment for this often fatal infection.
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMDx announced today that the artus C.
GERMANTOWN, Maryland, and HILDEN, Germany, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Diagnostic workflow for C.
How and why humans evolved the ability to tolerate lactose has long fascinated evolutionary biologists, and a group of Swedish researchers have proposed a new theory to explain it.
Health Nutrition News has released a new video and report on the top ten foods that can help relieve constipation naturally. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 19, 2014
UVA researchers, collaborators ID cause of oral vaccine failure. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Researchers at the University of Virginia
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...
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...
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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