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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.
A class action lawsuit alleging patrons of the Golden Corral restaurant in Casper, Wyoming became ill with norovirus after eating at the restaurant was filed Friday in Federal District Court in
A leading Australian portable water filter company has teamed up with an American leading portable water bottle company to take out the best new product award at the Outdoor Retailer Winter show
Irritable Bowel Syndrome patient-expert Heather Van Vorous pioneered comprehensive dietary guidelines for managing IBS over a decade ago.
In the 1700s-1800s, dysentery was a disease causing many deaths.
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...
- One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
- The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
- A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
- A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.