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

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 1855 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Impacts of Typhoon 'Koppu' on Infectious Diarrhea in Guangdong Province, China.
 

Author(s): Wei Wang, Huan Miao Xun, Mai Geng Zhou, Bao Fa Jiang, Song Wang Wang, Qing Guo, Rui Hua Kang, Xin Wang, Gifty Marley, Wei Ma

Journal: Biomed. Environ. Sci.. 2015 Dec;28(12):920-3.

 

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2016

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Etiology and Epidemiology of Diarrhea in Hospitalized Children from Low Income Country: A Matched Case-Control Study in Central African Republic.
 

Author(s): Sébastien Breurec, Noémie Vanel, Petulla Bata, Loïc Chartier, Alain Farra, Loïc Favennec, Thierry Franck, Tamara Giles-Vernick, Jean-Chrysostome Gody, Liem Binh Luong Nguyen, Manuella Onambélé, Clotaire Rafaï, Romy Razakandrainibe, Laura Tondeur, Vianney Tricou, Philippe Sansonetti, Muriel Vray

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In Sub-Saharan Africa, infectious diarrhea is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. A case-control study was conducted to identify the etiology of diarrhea and to describe its main epidemiologic risk factors among hospitalized children under five years old in Bangui, Central African Republic.

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2016

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Controlling Rotavirus-associated diarrhea: Could single-domain antibody fragments make the difference?
 

Author(s): Lucia Maffey, Celina G Vega, Viviana Parreño, Lorena Garaicoechea

Journal: Rev. Argent. Microbiol.. ;47(4):368-79.

 

Group A Rotavirus (RVA) remains a leading cause of severe diarrhea and child mortality. The variable domain of camelid heavy chain antibodies (VHH) display potent antigen-binding capacity, have low production costs and are suitable for oral therapies. Two sets of anti-RVA VHHs have ...

Last Updated: 1 Jan 2016

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 148 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Nathaniel A Cohen, Ronen Ben Ami, Hanan Guzner-Gur, Moshe E Santo, Zamir Halpern, Nitsan Maharshak

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2015 Aug;17(8):510-4.

 

Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea is a problem most hospital-based physicians will face in their career. This review aims to refresh current knowledge with regard to Clostridium difficile infection and bring physicians up to date with the latest developments in the growing ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2015

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Acute diarrhea: evidence-based management.
 

Author(s): Kátia Galeão Brandt, Margarida Maria de Castro Antunes, Gisélia Alves Pontes da Silva

Journal: J Pediatr (Rio J). ;91(6 Suppl 1):S36-43.

 

To describe the current recommendations on the best management of pediatric patients with acute diarrheal disease.

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2015

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Harmful practices in the management of childhood diarrhea in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Emily Carter, Jennifer Bryce, Jamie Perin, Holly Newby

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Harmful practices in the management of childhood diarrhea are associated with negative health outcomes, and conflict with WHO treatment guidelines. These practices include restriction of fluids, breast milk and/or food intake during diarrhea episodes, and incorrect use of modern medicines. ...

Last Updated: 18 Aug 2015

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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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