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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...

2013-05-02 08:37:49

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPTR) (the "Company" or "Optimer") today announced it will report first quarter 2013 financial results after the NASDAQ Global Market closes on Thursday, May 9. The Company will host a conference call that day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results and highlights for the first quarter and provide a corporate update. (Logo:...

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...

2013-04-30 08:35:44

Growing Competition Among Highly Effective Therapies Will Likely Constrain Uptake of Emerging Therapies, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed U.S. and European infectious disease specialists agree that effect on recurrence rate is one of the drug attributes that most influences their...

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...

2013-04-26 23:03:03

The IBS Miracle is the newly updated irritable bowel syndrome diet plan designed by James Walden that claims to help people treat irritable bowel syndrome permanently. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com shows whether or not the product is helpful. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 The IBS Miracle is the latest irritable bowel syndrome diet plan, written by James Walden, that promises to enable people to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) naturally. The new program will...

2013-04-26 08:24:27

Specialised Therapeutics Australia to Launch DIFICID May 14, 2013 JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPTR) today announced that the Therapeutic Goods Administration, the Australian regulatory body for therapeutic goods such as medicines, has approved DIFICID® (fidaxomicin) tablets for the treatment of confirmed Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in adults. DIFICID will be available to patients in Australia starting May 14,...

2013-04-22 12:31:25

In the news release, Hebron USA's Florax DS And Kios DS Shake Up The Digestive Supplement Market, issued April 22, 2013 by Hebron USA, Corporation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there have been updates made to the press release. The complete, updated release follows: Hebron USA's Florax DS And Kios DS Shake Up The GI Health Market NEWBURY, Ohio, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to an ever-increasing demand for chemical-free products that work...

2013-04-22 08:28:42

EXTON, Pa., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM), an international biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing innovative products that address unmet medical needs and rare diseases, today announced the results of a Phase 2 study of VP20621 (non-toxigenic Clostridium difficile; NTCD) a novel treatment approach for preventing recurrent C. difficile infections (CDI). CDI is a common and dangerous gastrointestinal infection...


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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