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

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Diarrhea" returned 1734 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

An individual-level meta-analysis assessing the impact of community-level sanitation access on child stunting, anemia, and diarrhea: Evidence from DHS and MICS surveys.
 

Author(s): David A Larsen, Thomas Grisham, Erik Slawsky, Lutchmie Narine

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A lack of access to sanitation is an important risk factor child health, facilitating fecal-oral transmission of pathogens including soil-transmitted helminthes and various causes of diarrheal disease. We conducted a meta-analysis of cross-sectional surveys to determine the impact ...

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2017

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Ileus in children presenting with diarrhea and severe acute malnutrition: A chart review.
 

Author(s): Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, Abu Smsb Shahid, K M Shahunja, Pradip Kumar Bardhan, Abu Syeed Golam Faruque, Lubaba Shahrin, Sumon Kumar Das, Dipesh Kumar Barua, Md Iqbal Hossain, Tahmeed Ahmed

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Severely malnourished children aged under five years requiring hospital admission for diarrheal illness frequently develop ileus during hospitalization with often fatal outcomes. However, there is no data on risk factors and outcome of ileus in such children. We intended to evaluate ...

Last Updated: 11 May 2017

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Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma Presenting with Diarrhea and Joint Pain Which was Successfully Diagnosed by an MYD88 Mutation Analysis.
 

Author(s): Masaya Fukushima, Yasushi Okoshi, Keiko Fukazawa, Mayuko Koshino, Shingo Ishiguro, Shoichi Mitsuhashi, Hitoaki Saitoh, Tatsuo Iijima, Hiroshi Kojima, Mitsuo Hori

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2017 ;56(7):847-851.

 

A 55-year-old man presented to our department with diarrhea, weight loss, fatigability, and polyarthralgia. Blood tests revealed elevated soluble interleukin-2 receptor levels and IgG-type M protein positivity, without any findings that were suggestive of collagen disease. After computed ...

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2017

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 143 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Acupuncture for chronic diarrhea in adults: Protocol for a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Zongshi Qin, Bo Li, Jiani Wu, Jinhui Tian, Shang Xie, Zhi Mao, Jing Zhou, Tae-Hun Kim, Zhishun Liu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jan;96(4):e5952.

 

As 2 major common types of chronic diarrhea, functional diarrhea (FD) and diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) affect 1.54% to 1.72% of people in China. Acupuncture is commonly used in clinical practice for patients with chronic diarrhea. Here, we present a protocol ...

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2017

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Iron Fortification of Foods for Infants and Children in Low-Income Countries: Effects on the Gut Microbiome, Gut Inflammation, and Diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Daniela Paganini, Mary A Uyoga, Michael B Zimmermann

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Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is common among infants and children in Sub-Saharan Africa and is a leading contributor to the global burden of disease, as well as a hindrance to national development. In-home iron fortification of complementary foods using micronutrient powders (MNPs) ...

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2016

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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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Antibiotics for Children With Severe Diarrhoea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 15 May 2017

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