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 1772 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effects of fiber and probiotics on diarrhea associated with enteral nutrition in gastric cancer patients: A prospective randomized and controlled trial.
 

Author(s): Rui Zhao, Yong Wang, Yuqian Huang, Yaping Cui, Lin Xia, Zhiyong Rao, Yong Zhou, Xiaoting Wu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Oct;96(43):e8418.

 

Diarrhea is a common complication of enteral nutrition (EN), which affects recovery and prolongs the length of hospital stay (LOHS). To investigate the effect of fiber and probiotics in reducing diarrhea associated with EN in postoperative patients with gastric cancer (GC), the authors ...

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2017

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Correlates of multi-drug non-susceptibility in enteric bacteria isolated from Kenyan children with acute diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Rebecca L Brander, Judd L Walson, Grace C John-Stewart, Jacqueline M Naulikha, Janet Ndonye, Nancy Kipkemoi, Doreen Rwigi, Benson O Singa, Patricia B Pavlinac

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Reduced antimicrobial susceptibility threatens treatment efficacy in sub-Saharan Africa, where data on the burden and correlates of antibiotic resistance among enteric pathogens are limited.

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2017

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Prolonged intestinal transit and diarrhea in patients with an activating GUCY2C mutation.
 

Author(s): Hilde L von Volkmann, Ingeborg Brønstad, Odd Helge Gilja, Rune R Tronstad, Dag Andre Sangnes, Ragnar Nortvedt, Trygve Hausken, Georg Dimcevski, Torunn Fiskerstrand, Kim Nylund

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Increased intestinal hydration by activation of the epithelial enzyme linked receptor guanylate cyclase C (GC-C) is a pharmacological principle for treating constipation. Activating mutations in the GUCY2C gene encoding GC-C cause Familial GUCY2C diarrhea syndrome (FGDS) which has ...

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2017

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 145 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effects of neighbourhood and household sanitation conditions on diarrhea morbidity: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Youngmee Tiffany Jung, Ryan James Hum, Wendy Lou, Yu-Ling Cheng

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Sanitation in neighbourhood and household domains can provide primary protection against diarrhea morbidity, yet their distinct health benefits have not been succinctly distinguished and reviewed. We present here the first systematic review and meta-analysis of the distinct effect ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2017

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Gelatin tannate and tyndallized probiotics: a novel approach for treatment of diarrhea.
 

Author(s): L Lopetuso, C Graziani, A Guarino, A Lamborghini, S Masi, V Stanghellini

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2017 Feb;21(4):873-883.

 

Intestinal permeability impairment is implicated in many gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. Chronic diarrhea, defined as the presence of diarrhea for more than 3 weeks in adults and 2 weeks in children, requires a different diagnostic and therapeutic work-up than acute diarrhea. Gelatin ...

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2017

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Reactivated cytomegalovirus proctitis in an immunocompetent patient presenting as nosocomial diarrhea: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Chun-Yuan Lee, Yen-Hsu Chen, Po-Liang Lu

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Reactivated cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection has been known to cause significant morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients. However, CMV disease rarely develops in immunocompetent patients, and reported cases often present with a mild, self-limiting course, without severe ...

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2017

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Pediatric Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2017

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Probiotics for the Prevention of Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 16 Nov 2016

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Human Milk Oligosaccharides and Childhood Diarrhoea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2016

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