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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.
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.
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.
Irritable bowel syndrome affects millions of Americans and is often triggered by popular summertime foods. Camden, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 If
How does the bacterium Shigella—the cause of a deadly diarrheal disease—detect that it's in a human host?
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.
Request A Test has expanded their lab test selection to include stool testing.
The cholera strain that transferred to Haiti in 2010 has multiple toxin gene mutations that may account for the severity of disease and is evolving to be more like an 1800s version of cholera.
Great Taste No Pain is the latest program created by Sherry Brescia, who promises to give people an IBS diet plan to help them treat the digestive problem effectively.
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...