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 1491 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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Curative effect of warming kidney and fortifying spleen recipe on diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome.
 

Author(s): Xiaolan Su, Yanping Tang, Jing Zhang, Yuebin Dong, Wei Wei, Yibing Bai, Yong Liu

Journal: J Tradit Chin Med. 2013 Oct;33(5):615-9.

 

To observe the curative effect of a recipe for warming the kidney and fortifying the spleen on diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D).

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2014

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Last Updated: 8 Mar 2014

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 120 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Oral zinc supplementation for the treatment of acute diarrhea in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Laura M Lamberti, Christa L Fischer Walker, Kit Y Chan, Wei-Yan Jian, Robert E Black

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Evidence supporting the impact of therapeutic zinc supplementation on the duration and severity of diarrhea among children under five is largely derived from studies conducted in South Asia. China experiences a substantial portion of the global burden of diarrhea, but the impact of ...

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2013

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Clinical approach and management of chronic diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Murdani Abdullah, M Adi Firmansyah

Journal: Acta Med Indones. 2013 Apr;45(2):157-65.

 

Chronic diarrhea is defined as the passage of loose stools that last for more than 4 weeks. Although generally it is estimated that the prevalence of chronic diarrhea only ranges 3-5% of population, but it poses some specific equally essential challenges compared to acute diarrhea ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2013

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Zinc supplementation for treating diarrhea in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Tais Freire Galvao, Maria Fernanda Reis e Silva Thees, Rossana Ferreira Pontes, Marcus Tolentino Silva, Mauricio Gomes Pereira

Journal: Rev. Panam. Salud Publica. 2013 May;33(5):370-7.

 

To update the available evidence about zinc use for treating diarrhea in children and to assess its effect on the malnourished population, a subgroup that has not been fully explored in previous analyses.

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2013

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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: 8 Jan 2014

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Acupuncture for Patients With Diarrhea-predominant IBS: a Randomized Controlled Trial
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea-predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Functional Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 10 May 2013

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Probiotics in Hospitalized Patients Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea; Clostridium Difficile Associated Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2012

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