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2013-05-13 23:01:31

Findings published in The Lancet can guide prevention, treatment and research on diarrheal diseases, which claim the lives of 800,000 children annually.

New Genetic Path To Deadly Diarrheal Disease Discovered
2012-06-12 15:46:42

Scientists have found new genetic information that shows how harmful bacteria cause the acute diarrheal disease shigellosis, which kills more than a million people worldwide each year.

2008-07-12 06:00:28

By Misti Crane, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 12--Yet another diarrhea-inducing illness is plaguing Franklin County, and this time it is highly infectious and easily spread from person to person.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.