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2013-08-08 23:26:28

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc, an innovative supplier of water purification systems, has supplied water purification systems to Bahamas Habitat, a non-profit group that flies to Haiti and the Bahamas to support orphanages and schools. Santa Cruz CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Bahamas Habitat approached Clean Water Systems with a need to provide drinking water to an orphanage and mission in Ouanaminthe, Haiti which is near the border with the Dominican Republic on the north coast. The...

2013-08-07 12:27:36

MUMBAI and BALTIMORE, August 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Announces Acquisition of Exclusive US Rights to Alinia(R) for Oral Suspension Pharmaceutical Major, Lupin Ltd. and its US subsidiary, Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. (collectively Lupin) announced today that it has signed a strategic licensing agreement with US pharmaceutical company Romark Laboratories, L.C. (Romark) which grants Lupin exclusive rights to promote, distribute and market Alinia(R) (nitazoxanide) for Oral...

2013-08-07 12:26:28

Lupin Acquires Exclusive License to Promote and Distribute Alinia for Oral Suspension in the United States using its Pediatric-Focused Sales Force TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Romark Laboratories announced that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Lupin Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively Lupin) designed to expand promotion and distribution efforts related to its Alinia(®) (nitazoxanide) for Oral Suspension, 100 mg/5 mL. Under the agreement, Lupin...

Rare Parasite Outbreak In Iowa And Nebraska
2013-07-15 05:09:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A rare parasite known as Cyclospora derived from fresh vegetables has sickened nearly 80 people. The outbreak has climbed from 35 people to 80 in just a week in Midwestern states. So far, Iowa and Nebraska are the only states reporting problems. The parasitic disease spreads through contaminated food and water and can cause unusually long watery diarrhea, which could last up to 57 days if it goes untreated. According to the...

Oral Vaccine For Tropical Intestinal Conditions In The Works
2013-06-10 05:38:53

[ Watch the Video: Technology That Protects Friendly Bacteria ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed a new pill that can prevent the condition known as Delhi belly and traveler´s tummy in those visiting India and other tropical nations. The condition is caused by consuming contaminated food and water, and can lead to cramps, vomiting and diarrhea. However, according to the Press Trust of India (PTI),...

Probiotics Offset Effects Of Antibiotics
2013-05-31 15:53:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While antibiotics like penicillin are great for fighting off bacterial infections, they can also wreak havoc on beneficial gut bacteria, leading to diarrhea and other gastrointestinal problems. New research from scientists at the Cochrane Collaboration found that taking a “pre-emptive” probiotic could prevent diarrhea associated with antibiotics when symptoms are caused by the potentially dangerous Clostridium difficile...

2013-05-24 23:20:55

Irritable bowel syndrome affects millions of Americans and is often triggered by popular summertime foods. Camden, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 If you are one of the estimated 60 million Americans suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the food spread this Memorial Day weekend could put a damper on your holiday fun. “While hot dogs and ice cream have become cornerstones of the American picnic plate during the warm weather months, IBS sufferers often feel the painful effects...

2013-05-22 15:28:54

How does the bacterium Shigella–the cause of a deadly diarrheal disease–detect that it's in a human host? Ohio University scientists have found that a biological "RNA thermometer" monitors whether the environment is right for the bacterium to produce the factors it needs to survive within the body, according to a study published May 21 in the journal PLOS ONE. The scientists have been seeking more information about the genetic pathways of Shigella in the hope of finding new...

More Than 70 Percent Of Pregnant Women Suffer From Bowel Disorders
2013-05-21 09:36:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Loyola University Medical Center study has found that 72 percent of pregnant women experience constipation, diarrhea or other bowel disorders during their pregnancies. However, the bowel disorders only minimally affect a pregnant woman´s quality of life. Scott Graziano, MD, associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, and third-year medical student...

2013-05-17 23:18:46

Request A Test has expanded their lab test selection to include stool testing. Now customers can order affordable, convenient stool tests to aid in the diagnosis of various digestive disorders. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Request A Test, a national direct to consumer lab testing company, is now offering a new category for Stool Testing. While it may be unpleasant to think about, the testing of stool samples can be a valuable tool in aiding in the diagnosis of a number of...


Latest Waterborne diseases Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 16:37:36

Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...

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