Diarrhea

Common Name(s)

Diarrhea

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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.

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 1514 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Comparison of fecal pyruvate kinase isoform M2 and calprotectin in acute diarrhea in hospitalized children.
 

Author(s): Elzbieta Czub, Jan K Nowak, Jerzy Moczko, Aleksandra Lisowska, Aleksandra Banaszkiewicz, Tomasz Banasiewicz, Jaroslaw Walkowiak

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Fecal concentrations of pyruvate kinase isoform M2 (M2-PK) and calprotectin (FC) serve as biomarkers of inflammation of gastrointestinal mucosa. The value of M2-PK in discriminating between patients with viral and bacterial acute diarrhea (AD) is currently unknown. We analyzed M2-PK ...

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2014

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Determinants of childhood diarrhea among underfive children in Benishangul Gumuz Regional State, North West Ethiopia.
 

Author(s): Thomas Sinmegn Mihrete, Getahun Asres Alemie, Alemayehu Shimeka Teferra

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Diarrhea is second only to pneumonia as the cause of child mortality worldwide. Developing countries particularly in Sub Saharan Africa including Ethiopia have a high burden of this disease. Studies showed that different factors were associated with the occurrence of childhood diarrhea. ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 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, MaƂgorzata 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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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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Oral zinc supplementation for the treatment of acute diarrhea in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Laura M Lamberti, Christa L Fischer Walker, Kit Y Chan, Wei-Yan Jian, Robert E Black

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Evidence supporting the impact of therapeutic zinc supplementation on the duration and severity of diarrhea among children under five is largely derived from studies conducted in South Asia. China experiences a substantial portion of the global burden of diarrhea, but the impact of ...

Last Updated: 28 Nov 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: 8 Jan 2014

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Acupuncture for Patients With Diarrhea-predominant IBS: a Randomized Controlled Trial
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea-predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Functional Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 10 May 2013

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Probiotics in Hospitalized Patients Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea; Clostridium Difficile Associated Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2012

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