Diarrhea

How A Gut Infection May Produce Chronic Symptoms

For some unlucky people, a bout of intestinal distress like traveler's diarrhea leads to irritable bowel syndrome. Recent discoveries have given scientists a better idea of how this happens, and potential leads for new treatments.
Related topics: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Starting Point For Designing Drugs That Cure Clostridium Difficile

A new article details a research breakthrough that provides a promising starting point for scientists to create drugs that can cure C. diff -- a virulent health care-associated infection that causes severe diarrhea, nausea, internal bleeding, and...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Betrayed By Bile: Bile Acids Help Norovirus Sneak Into Cells

Human noroviruses, the leading viral cause of foodborne illness and acute diarrhea around the world, infect cells of the small intestine by piggybacking on a normal cellular process called endocytosis that cells use to acquire materials from their...
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Scientists Link La Niña Climate Cycle To Increased Diarrhea

Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health A study in Botswana by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health scientists finds that spikes in cases of life-threatening diarrhea in young children are associated with La Niña...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Patients Often Bring Undetected 'superbug' To The Hospital: Study

TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 -- One in 10 hospital patients who develop Clostridioides difficile infections may already have the dangerous germ when admitted, but no diarrhea symptoms, a new study finds. The new report suggests that such infections...
Related topics: Medical Research, Germs

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Is Your Stomach Killing You, With Gas, Constipation, Diarrhea? It Could Be Sibo.

Called “small intestinal bacterial overgrowth,” the condition happens when otherwise good bacteria ends up in the wrong part of the digestive system.
Related topics: Constipation, Bacteria

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By The Second Trimester, Long Before A Baby’s Eyes Can See Images, They Can Detect Light. But...

The highly contagious norovirus causes diarrhea and vomiting and is notorious for spreading rapidly through densely populated spaces, such as cruise ships, nursing homes, schools and day care centers. Each year, it is responsible for some 200,000...
Related topics: Norovirus, Nursing

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Gut Microbes Alter Characteristics Of Norovirus Infection

The highly contagious norovirus causes diarrhea and vomiting and is notorious for spreading rapidly through densely populated spaces, such as cruise ships, nursing homes, schools and day care centers. Each year, it is responsible for some 200,000...
Related topics: Norovirus, Nursing

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Medical News Today: What To Know About Colon Pain

Many factors can cause colon pain, including constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and colorectal cancer. Learn more about the causes of colon pain and their treatment options here.
Related topics: Colon Cancer, Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Colorectal Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Rickie Fowler Reveals Diarrhea Issues On Honeymoon With Allison Stokke

Nothing ruins a romantic vacation quite like diarrhea ... Just ask golf superstar Rickie Fowler who says he came down with a terrible case of food poisoning while honeymooning with his smokin' hot wife, Allison Stokke. Fowler and Stokke got...
Related topics: Food Poisoning, Poisoning

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A Poem For The Pediatrician On A Monday

It’s Monday, I recall as I step into work; “Preparing for battle,” I say with a smirk. Surviving all weekend with a sick kid in tow, the parents’ relief as they waited to show you their child with fever, diarrhea and sneezing, the one who is...

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Vaping-related Illness Highlights The Complexities Of Diagnosing Rare Conditions

When patients started showing up in doctors’ offices and emergency departments with coughs, shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, chills and weight loss, physicians’ first instincts were that...

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Medical News Today: What Happens When A Person Takes Too Much Zinc?

Too much zinc can be harmful and may result in symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, and headaches. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of zinc toxicity here.

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Biomedical Sciences Researchers Isolate Gut Bacteria That Can Prevent And Cure Rotavirus Infection

The presence of specific microbiota, or microorganisms that live in the digestive tract, can prevent and cure rotavirus infection, which is the leading cause of severe, life-threatening diarrhea in children worldwide, according to a new study.
Related topics: Medical Research, Bacteria

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Rice Bran Supplementation May Help Curb Malnutrition, Diarrhea

Malnutrition is prevalent on a global scale and has numerous negative consequences for children during the first five years of life. For some children, it ... Read more

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Obesity Associated With Higher Risk For Chronic Diarrhea

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2, 2019 -- Individuals who are obese or severely obese are more likely to have chronic diarrhea, according to a study published online Sept. 18 in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Sarah Ballou, Ph.D., from Beth Israel...
Related topics: Obesity, Medical Research

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Recommendations Developed For Evaluating Chronic Diarrhea

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 -- In new American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) clinical practice guidelines, published in the September issue of Gastroenterology, recommendations are presented for laboratory evaluation of chronic watery...

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Study: Obesity Associated With Abnormal Bowel Habits - Not Diet

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center demonstrated for the first time that a strong association between obesity and chronic diarrhea is not driven by diet or physical activity. The findings could have important implications for how...
Related topics: Medical Research, Obesity, Diet

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Why You Should Make Room For These 9 Over-the-counter Medications Every Time You Travel

From anti-diarrhea meds to antihistamines, these over-the-counter meds may save your trip. Here's why they belong in your toiletry bag.       

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Smartphone-based Device For Detecting Norovirus, The 'cruise Ship' Microbe (video)

Made infamous by outbreaks on cruise ships, norovirus can really ruin a vacation, causing severe vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pain. But the highly infectious virus can also strike closer to home, with water- and foodborne outbreaks occurring in...
Related topics: Norovirus, Health Videos, Virus, Virology

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