Tag: "diarrhea" at medical news
Nutritional supplement reduces need for traditional ulcerative colitis treatment
..., and is characterized by abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea
and fever. Treatments for the disease, including corticosteroids and mesalamine are intended to control inflammation. While corticosteroids are highly effective in the treatment of ulcerative colitis, prolonged use often leads to insomnia, mood al...
Exclusive breastfeeding reduces risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission
...child deaths every year by protecting infants from diarrhea
and other infections. Finding ways to make breastf...n for babies of HIV-positive women and the risk of diarrhea
and respiratory infections for all babies," said Lawrence H. Moulton, PhD, the study's senior statis...
Sabin Gold Medal awarded to vaccine developer Dr. Albert Z. Kapikian
...s efforts to studying this leading cause of severe diarrhea
in infants and children, which accounts for more than 500,000 deaths annually, predominantly in the developing world. Dr. Kapikian led a nearly 25-year effort to develop an oral rotavirus vaccine. The NIAID team's rotavirus vaccine strategy involved ...
Study compares stomach acid control of three proton pump inhibitors in chronic NSAID users
...mon side effects of esomeprazole include headache, diarrhea
and abdominal pain. About Digestive Disease Week Digestive Disease Week (DDW) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. J...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for May 17, 2005
..., found that those who took the drug had less mild diarrhea
(14.7 percent) than those who received the placebo...r reasons why the drug should not be prescribed as diarrhea
prevention for all 50 million U. S. travelers (Editorial, p. 861). The drug can be a good alternativ...
Skin infections caused by MRSA are cured more often when treated with Pfizer's ZYVOX
...nsider this diagnosis in patients who present with diarrhea
subsequent to the administration of ZYVOX....
UQ researcher to help improve global health
...berculosis, malaria, vaccine-preventable diseases, diarrhea
and respiratory infections....
Opiates better than sedatives for treating newborns in withdrawal
...nce syndrome (NAS) exhibit seizures, poor feeding, diarrhea
and vomiting that lead to excessive weight loss and dehydration, sleeping problems and fever. Disruption in the mother-child bonding process has also been reported, and there is an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome. In the studies, newbo...
Physical inactivity worsens GI symptoms in obese people
...an increase in symptoms of IBS, abdominal pain and diarrhea
and binge eating was associated with an increase in abdominal pain, constipation and bloating. Of those participating in the study, more than 13 percent had IBS and nearly 6 percent were binge eaters. On average, participants in this study were cla...
Doctors sue Safeway and other dairy retailers
...ntolerance in 2004 after consistently experiencing diarrhea
and stomach cramps from consuming milk Milton Mills, M.D., an area physician who suffered for a significant period of time from lactose intolerance before learning that dairy consumption was making him sick Dan Kinburn, Esq., associate general cou...
New studies examine the evidence on probiotics in IBS
...vements in patients suffering from constipation or diarrhea
the two ends of the spectrum in Irritable Bowel S...tly normalized bowel habit among IBS patients with diarrhea
or constipation, increasing the number of bowel movements in constipated patients and reducing frequ...
Pedialyte and Gatorade equally effective in alleviating effects of viral gastroenteritis in children
...al of oral rehydration solutions for children with diarrhea
and vomiting related to acute viral gastroenteriti...he gastrointestinal tract, is an illness of fever, diarrhea
and/or vomiting caused by an infectious virus. It usually is of acute onset, normally lasting less t...
New studies gauge knowledge, attitudes and preferences of patients with irritable bowel syndrome
...levation of the white blood cell count, as well as diarrhea
and cramping abdominal pain. IBD includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. "This is the first study to assess IBS patients' knowledge regarding their disorder. Our findings highlight the need for effective educational programs for IBS patien...
IBS study shows that targeted antibiotics lead to long-lasting improvement in symptoms
...ave historically focused on reducing its symptoms diarrhea
and constipation by giving medications that eithe...minal pain or discomfort, cramping or bloating and diarrhea
and constipation. It is a long-term condition that usually begins in adolescence or in early adult ...
Growing health effects of global warming outlined on regional scale
...ortant diseases in poor countries, from malaria to diarrhea
and malnutrition, are highly sensitive to climate," says co-author Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum of the WHO. "The health sector is already struggling to control these diseases and climate change threatens to undermine these efforts." "Recent extreme clim...
Digestive problems may impede overweight people from exercising
...rcent had irritable bowel syndrome, 25 percent had diarrhea
and 20 percent had bloating. Data were collected from a larger two-year study evaluating telephone- and mail-based interventions for weight loss. Seventy percent of the 983 participants were women and all were classified as obese or overweight. Pa...
Use of gastric acid-suppressive agents linked with increased risk for diarrhea infection
...has also been reported to be an important cause of diarrhea
in the community, according to background informat...icile as the third most common cause of infectious diarrhea
in patients aged 75 years and older seen by general practitioners. A French study performed in outpa...
New vaccine for condition that kills 500,000 children a year
...safely prevent 98 percent of severe cases of viral diarrhea
and vomiting that account for 2 million hospital v...tric Research. "In a matter of hours, vomiting and diarrhea
from rotavirus can lead to dehydration, which can result in hospitalization and even be life-threate...
Patients now surviving once-fatal immune disease
... not debilitating among this group were arthritis, diarrhea
and skin infections. Several factors may have contributed to the increased survival of this group of patients. When compared to all patients with XLA, a high percentage of the patients included in this study had mild mutations in Btk. In addition, ...
Prescription painkillers effective in patients with dormant inflammatory bowel disease
...thood and is characterized by pain in the abdomen, diarrhea
and weight loss....
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