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 2013

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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 2013

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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 1524 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Decline in severe diarrhea hospitalizations after the introduction of rotavirus vaccination in Ghana: a prevalence study.
 

Author(s): Christabel C Enweronu-Laryea, Isaac Boamah, Eric Sifah, Stanley K Diamenu, George Armah

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Almost all diarrhea deaths in young children occur in developing countries. Immunization against rotavirus, the leading cause of childhood severe dehydrating acute diarrhea may reduce the burden of severe diarrhea in developing countries. Ghana introduced rotavirus and pneumococcal ...

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2014

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Incidence of diarrhea by Clostridium difficile in hematologic patients and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients: risk factors for severe forms and death.
 

Author(s): Fernanda Spadão, Juliana Gerhardt, Thais Guimarães, Frederico Dulley, João Nóbrega de Almeida Junior, Marjorie Vieira Batista, Maria Aparecida Shikanai-Yasuda, Anna Sara Levin, Silvia Figueiredo Costa

Journal: Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo. ;56(4):325-31.

 

We describe the rate of incidence of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) in hematologic and patients undergone stem cell transplant (HSCT) at HC-FMUSP, from January 2007 to June 2011, using two denominators 1,000 patient and 1,000 days of neutropenia and the risk factors ...

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2014

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Images in clinical medicine. Intermittent facial flushing and diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Orla Mc Cormack, John V Reynolds

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Jul;371(3):260.

 

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2014

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 123 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Use of plant extracts to control and treat AB5 enterotoxin-related diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Magdalena Komiazyk, Małgorzata Palczewska, Izabela Sitkiewicz, Patrick Groves

Journal: Pol. J. Microbiol.. 2014 ;63(1):3-14.

 

Plants contain a broad spectrum of small molecules with potential antimicrobial properties. Here, we review the antimicrobial activities of plant extracts against enterotoxic bacteria encoding AB5 toxins, including Vibrio cholerae, Shigella dysenteriae and enterotoxic Escherichia ...

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2014

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Diversity of rotavirus strains causing diarrhea in <5 years old Chinese children: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Yue Li, Song-Mei Wang, Shan-Shan Zhen, Ying Chen, Wei Deng, Paul E Kilgore, Xuan-Yi Wang

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We conducted a systematic review of the diversity and fluctuation of group A rotavirus strains circulating in China.

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2014

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Probiotics for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and Clostridium difficile infection among hospitalized patients: systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Reena Pattani, Valerie A Palda, Stephen W Hwang, Prakeshkumar S Shah

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Antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) and Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) are associated with high morbidity, mortality, and health care costs. Probiotics may mitigate the existing disease burden. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy of ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013

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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: 9 Oct 2014

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Lactobacillus Reuteri DSM 17938 in Preventing Nosocomial Diarrhea in Children
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2013

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