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2014-05-13 23:10:01

New Findings for EnteraGam™ (Serum-derived bovine immunoglobulin/protein isolate, SBI) Cary, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Abigail Henderson, PhD, presented new preclinical data for the prescription medical food, EnteraGam™ (serum-derived bovine immunoglobulin/protein isolate, SBI), demonstrating that the immunoglobulin-based protein mixture in SBI binds and neutralizes two types of toxins (exotoxins A and B) from several ribotypes of C. difficile, including recently isolated strains with...

2014-05-12 12:00:25

University of Nottingham Coeliac UK, the national charity for coeliac disease announces today, 12th May 2014, new research from the University of Nottingham that has found a fourfold increase in the rate of diagnosed cases of coeliac disease in the United Kingdom over the past two decades, but, still three quarters of people with coeliac disease remain undiagnosed. The National Institute of Health & Care Excellence (NICE) previously estimated that only 10 - 15% of those with coeliac...

2014-05-09 23:08:57

St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospitals cut its infection rate in half using a launderable hospital mattress cover and were awarded, along with Xavier University, an Honorable Mention for the National Association of Long Term Hospitals' (NALTH) 2014 Goldberg Innovation Award. Batesville, IN (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospitals cut its infection rate in half using a launderable hospital mattress cover and were awarded, along with Xavier University, an Honorable...

2014-05-08 08:31:53

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today that it has been granted new patents in Europe and has received a notice of allowance in Australia that provide composition of matter coverage for various aspects of its C. difficile (C. diff) program. The Company's extensive C. diff patent estate...

2014-05-07 12:31:03

- First non-profit website on common bowel health concern starts an important conversation for mature health and wellbeing - CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ABLinfo.org, the first non-profit website to help people affected by accidental bowel leakage (ABL), launched this week during Digestive Disease Week in Chicago. The web site aims to help consumers and healthcare professionals get the facts and start an important conversation about a condition affecting tens of millions...

2014-05-07 12:30:27

SPARKS, Md., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of leading global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), announced today the availability of the FDA-cleared BD MAX(TM) Enteric Bacterial Panel for use on the BD MAX System. The BD MAX Enteric Bacterial Panel is a qualitative IVD test detecting DNA from Campylobacter spp. (jejuni and coli), Salmonella spp., Shigella spp. / Enteroinvasive E. coli (EIEC) as well as stx 1 and stx 2...

2014-05-07 11:09:15

Prioritized strategies to reduce prevalence of C. difficile in healthcare settings With rates of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) now rivaling drug-resistant Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as the most common bacteria to cause healthcare-associated infections, new expert guidance encourages healthcare institutions to implement and prioritize prevention efforts for this infectious diarrhea. The guidelines are published in the June issue of Infection Control and...

2014-05-03 23:02:16

The IBS Miracle is a new program developed by James Walden, who claims to teach people how to get relief from their irritable bowel syndrome quickly. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects people’s large intestine (colon). IBS can cause bloating gas, cramping, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and constipation. The IBS Miracle is a new program that...

2014-04-29 23:19:22

“Home Remedies For Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea, Bloating And Nausea In Adults,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers natural and safe remedies for getting rid of digestive problems. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 “Home Remedies For Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea, Bloating And Nausea In Adults,” a new report created by Charles Scott on the site Vkool.com shows common causes of abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and bloating, and detailed steps to treat it naturally and safely....

2014-04-25 09:18:08

Mass. General study identifies more acceptable way to administer treatment for dangerous recurrent infection A pilot study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators may lead to greater availability and acceptability of an unusual treatment for a serious medical problem – use of fecal material from healthy donors to treat recurrent diarrhea caused by the Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) bacteria. In their paper being published online in the journal Clinical Infectious...


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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