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 1629 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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A prospective multi-center observational study of children hospitalized with diarrhea in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
 

Author(s): Corinne N Thompson, My V T Phan, Nguyen Van Minh Hoang, Pham Van Minh, Nguyen Thanh Vinh, Cao Thu Thuy, Tran Thi Thu Nga, Maia A Rabaa, Pham Thanh Duy, Tran Thi Ngoc Dung, Voong Vinh Phat, Tran Vu Thieu Nga, Le Thi Phuong Tu, Ha Thanh Tuyen, Keisuke Yoshihara, Claire Jenkins, Vu Thuy Duong, Hoang Le Phuc, Pham Thi Ngoc Tuyet, Nguyen Minh Ngoc, Ha Vinh, Nguyen Tran Chinh, Tang Chi Thuong, Ha Manh Tuan, Tran Tinh Hien, James I Campbell, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Guy Thwaites, Stephen Baker

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2015 May;92(5):1045-52.

 

We performed a prospective multicenter study to address the lack of data on the etiology, clinical and demographic features of hospitalized pediatric diarrhea in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam. Over 2,000 (1,419 symptomatic and 609 non-diarrheal control) children were enrolled in ...

Last Updated: 7 May 2015

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[Investigation of pathogenic Escherichia coli strains in patients with diarrhea].
 

Author(s): Gülten Aydın Tutak, Hamdi Murat Tuğrul

Journal: Mikrobiyol Bul. 2015 Jan;49(1):124-9.

 

The role of certain serogroups and serotypes of Escherichia coli in the etiology of gastroenteritis is increasingly appreciated. It is important to detect the virulence factors of diarrheagenic E.coli strains that differentiate them from nonpathogenic members of normal intestinal ...

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2015

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 134 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, 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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Efficacy and safety of Saccharomyces boulardii for acute diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Sahar Feizizadeh, Amin Salehi-Abargouei, Vajihe Akbari

Journal: Pediatrics. 2014 Jul;134(1):e176-91.

 

The efficacy of Saccharomyces boulardii for treatment of childhood diarrhea remains unclear. Our objective was to systematically review data on the effect of S. boulardii on acute childhood diarrhea.

Last Updated: 2 Jul 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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Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy (CLE) in Patients With Diarrhea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2013

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