Latest dysentery Stories

2012-10-26 00:43:38

In the 1700s-1800s, dysentery was a disease causing many deaths.

2012-08-06 11:16:49

Researchers have found that a bacterium that emerged centuries ago in Europe has now been spreading globally into countries undergoing rapid development and industrialization.

2010-04-29 06:13:00

LONDON, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dysentery - Dysentery is a Common Problem for Expatriates Moving Abroad - Poor Sanitation is Often the Cause - Following a Few Simple Tips Can Avoid Serious Illness - MediCare International (http://www.medicare.co.uk) Policies Cover Dysentery Cases Most people have experienced some form of stomach infection at one point in their lives, usually when they have been overseas in a new environment. The symptoms usually include...

2008-06-17 15:01:05

U.S. medical researchers say they might have discovered a new enzyme that the dysentery parasite uses to help evade the human immune system. Every year, about 500 million people worldwide are infected with the parasite that causes dysentery, a global infectious disease second only to malaria.

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