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2013-05-15 13:08:13

While considerable recent progress has been made against childhood diarrheal diseases, the number of children dying from diarrhea remains unacceptably high. This week, PLOS Medicine publishes a report based upon the work of over 150 international experts who convened to review and discuss research priorities to address this global problem. Zulfiqar Bhutta from the Aga Khan University in Pakistan and colleagues report that the most important priority is for more research on implementation of...

2013-05-13 23:23:54

ReNew Life Formulas, named America´s #1 Digestive Care and Cleansing Company by SPINS, introduces Ultimate FloraTM Women´s Complete 90 Billion to their award-winning line of Ultimate Flora probiotics. This highly potent probiotic–with 90 billion cultures in a single capsule and a proprietary blend of 12 unique GPS Probiotics–has been formulated exclusively for women to support digestive and immune health as well as vaginal and urinary health. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) May...

2013-05-07 12:45:03

Certain types of anti-depressants have been linked to an increase in the risk of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) finds a study in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine. Awareness of this link should improve identification and early treatment of CDI. CDI is one of the most common hospital acquired infections and is responsible for more than 7000 deaths annually in the USA alone. Several types of medications are thought to increase risk of CDI, including anti-depressants,...

2013-05-05 23:02:19

The website BetterDigestion.org has published an educational article about ways to ensure healthy digestion for women. The article provides tips and tricks to avoid digestive issues, including gas, bloating and diarrhea. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 The website BetterDigestion.org has published an educational article about ways to ensure healthy digestion for women. The article provides tips and tricks to avoid digestive issues, including gas, bloating and diarrhea. An informative...

2013-04-30 23:03:46

The IBS Centers for Advanced Food Allergy Testing announce a major advance in the evaluation and treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Their groundbreaking medical study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology reports the new use of an old test, skin patch testing by dermatologists, to precisely identify specific foods responsible for irritable bowel syndrome in many individuals. North Wales, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 A groundbreaking medical study using the time-tested...

2013-04-27 23:03:16

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, recently released a statement regarding Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month, noting its top tips for treating the symptoms of IBS. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health...


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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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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