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 2013

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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 2013

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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 1523 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Images in clinical medicine. Intermittent facial flushing and diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Orla Mc Cormack, John V Reynolds

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Jul;371(3):260.

 

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2014

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A cluster randomized controlled trial to reduce childhood diarrhea using hollow fiber water filter and/or hygiene-sanitation educational interventions.
 

Author(s): Erik D Lindquist, C M George, Jamie Perin, Karen J Neiswender de Calani, W Ray Norman, Thomas P Davis, Henry Perry

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2014 Jul;91(1):190-7.

 

Safe domestic potable water supplies are urgently needed to reduce childhood diarrheal disease. In periurban neighborhoods in Cochabamba, Bolivia, we conducted a cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of a household-level hollow fiber filter and/or behavior change ...

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2014

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Incidence of and risk factors for hospital-acquired diarrhea in three tertiary care public hospitals in Bangladesh.
 

Author(s): Mejbah Uddin Bhuiyan, Stephen P Luby, Rashid Uz Zaman, M Waliur Rahman, M A Yushuf Sharker, M Jahangir Hossain, Choudhury H Rasul, A R M Saifuddin Ekram, Mahmudur Rahman, Katharine Sturm-Ramirez, Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner, Emily S Gurley

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2014 Jul;91(1):165-72.

 

During April 2007-April 2010, surveillance physicians in adult and pediatric medicine wards of three tertiary public hospitals in Bangladesh identified patients who developed hospital-acquired diarrhea. We calculated incidence of hospital-acquired diarrhea. To identify risk factors, ...

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2014

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 124 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Diversity of rotavirus strains causing diarrhea in <5 years old Chinese children: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Yue Li, Song-Mei Wang, Shan-Shan Zhen, Ying Chen, Wei Deng, Paul E Kilgore, Xuan-Yi Wang

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We conducted a systematic review of the diversity and fluctuation of group A rotavirus strains circulating in China.

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2014

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Probiotics for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and Clostridium difficile infection among hospitalized patients: systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Reena Pattani, Valerie A Palda, Stephen W Hwang, Prakeshkumar S Shah

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Antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) and Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) are associated with high morbidity, mortality, and health care costs. Probiotics may mitigate the existing disease burden. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy of ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013

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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: 8 Jan 2014

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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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