Tag: "diarrheal" at medical news
Columbia U receives $16.9M award to study origin and health effects of arsenic in ground water
... a host of infectious diseases, particularly fatal diarrheal
diseases in young children. Ironically, the arsenic crisis arose as a result of the well-intentioned efforts of non-governmental organizations, which installed millions of tube wells throughout the country in an attempt to shift communities away from...
Global warming and your health
...illion people, mostly children, die each year from diarrheal
diseases caused by contaminated water. Climate change will just make this worse, Parker says. Another absolute and basic need is, of course, food. That's also facing trouble, says Parker. Climate change will bring huge changes to how we grow food. ...
Pioneer of oral rehydration therapy receives Prince Mahidol Award
...ral rehydration therapy to treat cholera and other diarrheal
diseases, has been named a joint recipient of the ...e solution that helps replenish lost fluids during diarrheal
illnesses. Inexpensive, the solution can be imbibed by patients and does not require an IV. The ther...
Undergrad: Mothers in African study undereducated on diarrhea
...entary understanding of how best to either prevent diarrheal
disease or manage it. Diarrheal diseases are a ... fluids and breast milk from their children during diarrheal
episodes, which is contrary to the accepted guidelines for the management of diarrhea," said Medirat...
Biosand filter reduces diarrheal disease in Dominican Republic villages
... team's initial analysis showed the filter reduced diarrheal
disease among household members by an estimated 30...se of these filters to reduce the global burden of diarrheal
disease," Sobsey said. "Diarrhea is one of the major causes of disease and death in developing count...