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 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 1600 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Interactive medical case. A man with diarrhea and back pain.
 

Author(s): Melanie Schorr, Anand Vaidya, Stephanie Schulte, Derrick J Todd, Alene Conant

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2015 Apr;372(15):e21.

 

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2015

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First isolation of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli O104:H4 from a diarrhea case in Argentina.
 

Author(s): Claudia C Carbonari, Natalia Deza, Mario Flores, Alejandra Gasparini, Eduardo Manfredi, Marta Rivas

Journal: Rev. Argent. Microbiol.. ;46(4):302-6.

 

We describe the first isolation of an enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC) O104:H4 strain associated with an acute diarrhea case in Argentina. Two multiplex PCRs (mPCR) were performed as screening of genes mPCR1 (eae, lt, and st) and mPCR2 (IpaH, aggR, stx1 and stx2). A mPCR ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2015

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Human rotavirus genotypes causing acute watery diarrhea among under-five children in Benin City, Nigeria.
 

Author(s): O Iyoha, P O Abiodun

Journal: Niger J Clin Pract. ;18(1):48-51.

 

Diarrhea is a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in the developing countries. Rotavirus is a major cause of acute watery diarrhea.

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 128 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Proton pump inhibitors and risk for Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Sasmita Biswal

Journal: Biomed J. ;37(4):178-83.

 

Increased incidence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) among in-patients is associated with significant increased mortality, morbidity, and stay in the hospitals. This has occurred despite heightened awareness of the risks of broad-spectrum antibiotics, overall reduction in ...

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2014

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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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Human enteroids: preclinical models of non-inflammatory diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Olga Kovbasnjuk, Nicholas C Zachos, Julie In, Jennifer Foulke-Abel, Khalil Ettayebi, Joseph M Hyser, James R Broughman, Xi-Lei Zeng, Sabine Middendorp, Hugo R de Jonge, Mary K Estes, Mark Donowitz

Journal: Stem Cell Res Ther. 2013 ;4 Suppl 1():S3.

 

Researchers need an available and easy-to-use model of the human intestine to better understand human intestinal physiology and pathophysiology of diseases, and to offer an enhanced platform for developing drug therapy. Our work employs human enteroids derived from each of the major ...

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2014

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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 Preventing Nosocomial Diarrhea in Children
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2013

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