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

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 1711 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Higher atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (a-EPEC) bacterial loads in children with diarrhea are associated with PCR detection of the EHEC factor for adherence 1/lymphocyte inhibitory factor A (efa1/lifa) gene.
 

Author(s): Robert Slinger, Kimberley Lau, Michael Slinger, Ioana Moldovan, Francis Chan

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Typical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (t-EPEC) are known to cause diarrhea in children but it is uncertain whether atypical EPEC (a-EPEC) do, since a-EPEC lack the bundle-forming pilus (bfp) gene that encodes a key adherence factor in t-EPEC. In culture-based studies of a-EPEC, ...

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2017

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Molecular characterization of cryptosporidium in children aged 0- 5 years with diarrhea in Jos, Nigeria.
 

Author(s): Joseph Aje Anejo-Okopi, Julius Ocheme Okojokwu, Augustine Odo Ebonyi, Emeka Uba Ejeliogu, Samson Ejiji Isa, Onyemocho Audu, Edoama Edet Akpakpan, Esther Ebere Nwachukwu, Christabel Kelechi Ifokwe, Murna Ali, Patricia Lar, Stephen Oguche

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Cryptosporidium is an important cause of diarrhea in children and immune-compromised individuals. Recent advances in molecular diagnostics have led to the discovery of subtype families that are thought to be more commonly associated with diarrhea. We aimed to isolate and characterize ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2017

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Health-related quality of life, work productivity, and indirect costs among patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Jessica L Buono, Robyn T Carson, Natalia M Flores

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 10-15% of adults in the US, and is associated with significant impairment in health-related quality of life (HRQoL); however, information specific to the diarrhea subtype (IBS-D) is lacking. We assessed the impact of IBS-D on HRQoL, work productivity, ...

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2017

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 141 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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Iron Fortification of Foods for Infants and Children in Low-Income Countries: Effects on the Gut Microbiome, Gut Inflammation, and Diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Daniela Paganini, Mary A Uyoga, Michael B Zimmermann

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Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is common among infants and children in Sub-Saharan Africa and is a leading contributor to the global burden of disease, as well as a hindrance to national development. In-home iron fortification of complementary foods using micronutrient powders (MNPs) ...

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2016

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Burden of Rotavirus Diarrhea in Under five Indian Children.
 

Author(s): Ashok Kumar, Sriparna Basu, Vipin Vashishtha, Panna Choudhury

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2016 Jul;53(7):607-17.

 

Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhea in infants and young children worldwide. The burden of rotavirus diarrhea in Indian children is not well established. The present study reviewed the epidemiology of rotavirus diarrhea in hospitalized children and in the community, ...

Last Updated: 11 Aug 2016

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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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Antibiotics for Children With Severe Diarrhoea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 15 May 2017

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