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

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Diarrhea" returned 1735 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Animal-related factors associated with moderate-to-severe diarrhea in children younger than five years in western Kenya: A matched case-control study.
 

Author(s): Anne Conan, Ciara E O'Reilly, Eric Ogola, J Benjamin Ochieng, Anna J Blackstock, Richard Omore, Linus Ochieng, Fenny Moke, Michele B Parsons, Lihua Xiao, Dawn Roellig, Tamer H Farag, James P Nataro, Karen L Kotloff, Myron M Levine, Eric D Mintz, Robert F Breiman, Sarah Cleaveland, Darryn L Knobel

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Diarrheal disease remains among the leading causes of global mortality in children younger than 5 years. Exposure to domestic animals may be a risk factor for diarrheal disease. The objectives of this study were to identify animal-related exposures associated with cases of moderate-to-severe ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2017

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Selenium status and fungi in the protein-losing enteropathy of persistent diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Pramita G Dwipoerwantoro, Widjaja Lukito, Diana Aulia, Josiane Arnaud, Anne-Marie Roussel

Journal: Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2017 Jun;26(Suppl 1):S79-S84.

 

A vicious cycle of infection, malabsorption, and malnutrition has been implicated in the perpetuation of diarrheal disease. This study examined whether persistent diarrhea is associated with changes in selenium status and stool alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) concentration.

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2017

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An individual-level meta-analysis assessing the impact of community-level sanitation access on child stunting, anemia, and diarrhea: Evidence from DHS and MICS surveys.
 

Author(s): David A Larsen, Thomas Grisham, Erik Slawsky, Lutchmie Narine

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A lack of access to sanitation is an important risk factor child health, facilitating fecal-oral transmission of pathogens including soil-transmitted helminthes and various causes of diarrheal disease. We conducted a meta-analysis of cross-sectional surveys to determine the impact ...

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2017

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 144 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effects of neighbourhood and household sanitation conditions on diarrhea morbidity: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Youngmee Tiffany Jung, Ryan James Hum, Wendy Lou, Yu-Ling Cheng

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Sanitation in neighbourhood and household domains can provide primary protection against diarrhea morbidity, yet their distinct health benefits have not been succinctly distinguished and reviewed. We present here the first systematic review and meta-analysis of the distinct effect ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2017

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Gelatin tannate and tyndallized probiotics: a novel approach for treatment of diarrhea.
 

Author(s): L Lopetuso, C Graziani, A Guarino, A Lamborghini, S Masi, V Stanghellini

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2017 Feb;21(4):873-883.

 

Intestinal permeability impairment is implicated in many gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. Chronic diarrhea, defined as the presence of diarrhea for more than 3 weeks in adults and 2 weeks in children, requires a different diagnostic and therapeutic work-up than acute diarrhea. Gelatin ...

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2017

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Reactivated cytomegalovirus proctitis in an immunocompetent patient presenting as nosocomial diarrhea: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Chun-Yuan Lee, Yen-Hsu Chen, Po-Liang Lu

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Reactivated cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection has been known to cause significant morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients. However, CMV disease rarely develops in immunocompetent patients, and reported cases often present with a mild, self-limiting course, without severe ...

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2017

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Pediatric Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2017

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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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