Diarrhea

Common Name(s)

Diarrhea

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Diarrhea" for support, advocacy or research.

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2015

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Diarrhea" for support, advocacy or research.

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

http://www.agmd-gimotility.org

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2015

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

http://www.ibsgroup.org

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Diarrhea" returned 1911 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Efficacy of nutrition support therapy in children with chronic diarrhea].
 

Author(s): Luo-Jia Xu, Jie Chen

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2016 Jun;18(6):511-6.

 

To investigate the efficacy of nutrition support therapy in children with chronic diarrhea.

Last Updated: 21 Jun 2016

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[Lactose intolerance in neonates with non-infectious diarrhea].
 

Author(s): Hui-Min Su, Yi Jiang, Yu-Lian Hu, Hui Yang, Tian-Jin Dong

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2016 Apr;18(4):306-10.

 

To investigate the development of lactose intolerance in neonates with non-infectious diarrhea and its association with diarrhea, and to evaluate the diagnostic values of fecal pH value and urine galactose determination for neonatal lactase deficiency.

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2016

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Prevalence and Genetic Diversity of Enteric Viruses in Children with Diarrhea in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
 

Author(s): Nafissatou Ouédraogo, Jérôme Kaplon, Isidore Juste O Bonkoungou, Alfred Sababénédjo Traoré, Pierre Pothier, Nicolas Barro, Katia Ambert-Balay

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Enteric viruses are a major cause of diarrhea in children, especially those under five years old. Identifying the viral agents is critical to the development of effective preventive measures. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and genetic diversity of common enteric viruses ...

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Diarrhea" returned 151 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea in children].
 

Author(s): Pilar Rodríguez, José Cofré

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2015 Oct;32(5):550-8.

 

Clostridium difficile is the most commonly isolated organism in antimicrobial and health care-associated diarrhea and is growing in relevance in community-acquired infections. It is a Gram-positive bacillus acquired via the fecal-oral route in the community and in hospital setting.

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2015

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Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Nathaniel A Cohen, Ronen Ben Ami, Hanan Guzner-Gur, Moshe E Santo, Zamir Halpern, Nitsan Maharshak

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2015 Aug;17(8):510-4.

 

Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea is a problem most hospital-based physicians will face in their career. This review aims to refresh current knowledge with regard to Clostridium difficile infection and bring physicians up to date with the latest developments in the growing ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2015

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Acute diarrhea: evidence-based management.
 

Author(s): Kátia Galeão Brandt, Margarida Maria de Castro Antunes, Gisélia Alves Pontes da Silva

Journal: J Pediatr (Rio J). ;91(6 Suppl 1):S36-43.

 

To describe the current recommendations on the best management of pediatric patients with acute diarrheal disease.

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Trial Evaluating Ambulatory Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Watery Diarrhea; Dysentery/Febrile Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2015

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Lactobacillus Reuteri DSM 17938 in the Prevention of Antibiotic-associated Diarrhea in Children: Protocol of a Randomized Controlled Trial
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea; Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2016

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Prevention of Irinotecan Induced Diarrhea by Probiotics
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea; Cancer

 

Last Updated: 28 Jun 2016

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