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Latest traveler's diarrhea Stories

2008-09-02 09:00:07

Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTR) today announced that the company has completed enrollment in the second of two planned phase 3 clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of Prulifloxacin for the treatment of infectious diarrhea in travelers.

2008-07-16 09:00:15

Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTR) today announced positive results from its first double-blind Phase 3 trial assessing the safety and efficacy of Prulifloxacin as a once-daily (600 mg), three-day oral therapy for infectious diarrhea.

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2008-06-13 11:37:39

The development of a new experimental patch could protect travelers from developing diarrhea, known as Montezuma’s Revenge.

2006-01-11 20:23:16

By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - While diarrhea, fever and skin diseases still predominate among symptoms experienced by travelers to developing countries, the cause varies according to region visited, data from a large collaborative database show.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.