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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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 1735 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chronic diarrhea associated with high serum level of immunoglobulin A and diffuse infiltration of plasma cell in small intestine: A case report.
 

Author(s): Junwen Yang, Shuijiao Chen, Linlin Chen, Miao Ouyang, Fujun Li

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e6057.

 

Chronic diarrhea in adult patients due to various causes is very common in clinic, but patient suffering with mal-absorption due to immunoproliferative small intestinal disease was rarely reported in China.

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2017

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Prevalence and factors associated with different pathogens of acute diarrhea in adults in Beijing, China.
 

Author(s): Lei Jia, Changying Lin, Zhiyong Gao, Mei Qu, Junyong Yang, Jingyi Sun, He Chen, Quanyi Wang

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Only a small proportion of patients with diarrhea are diagnosed with laboratory tests in China, and most are diagnosed based on clinical symptoms. Therefore, understanding the prevalence of different diarrheal pathogens and their specific symptoms is important.

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2016

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Moxibustion treatment for diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
 

Author(s): Chunhui Bao, Jingzhi Zhang, Jinmei Liu, Huirong Liu, Luyi Wu, Yin Shi, Jing Li, Zhihai Hu, Yongzheng Dong, Siyao Wang, Xiaoqing Zeng, Huangan Wu

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a worldwide disease with high morbidity. The effect of current treatment with Western medicine is not satisfactory. Although moxibustion treatment is widely used for gastrointestinal diseases, randomized controlled trials on the use of this treatment ...

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2016

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 136 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Lactococcus lactis spp lactis infection in infants with chronic diarrhea: two cases report and literature review in children.
 

Author(s): Ayse Karaaslan, Ahmet Soysal, Eda Kepenekli Kadayifci, Nurhayat Yakut, Sevliya Ocal Demir, Gulsen Akkoc, Serkan Atici, Abdurrahman Sarmis, Nurver Ulger Toprak, Mustafa Bakir

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Lactococcus lactis is a gram-positive, facultative anaerobic coccus that is occasionally isolated from human mucocutaneous surfaces such as the intestines. It is used in the dairy industry for milk acidification and is mostly nonpathogenic in immunocompetent humans, however a number ...

Last Updated: 1 Apr 2016

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Comparison of pediatric and adult antibiotic-associated diarrhea and Clostridium difficile infections.
 

Author(s): Lynne Vernice McFarland, Metehan Ozen, Ener Cagri Dinleyici, Shan Goh

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2016 Mar;22(11):3078-104.

 

Antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) and Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) have been well studied for adult cases, but not as well in the pediatric population. Whether the disease process or response to treatments differs between pediatric and adult patients is an important clinical ...

Last Updated: 23 Mar 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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Heweizhixie capsuleTherapy on Patients With Diarrhea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 7 Dec 2015

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