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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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 1874 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prophylactic efficacy of probiotics on travelers' diarrhea: an adaptive meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Jong-Myon Bae

Journal: Epidemiol Health. 2018 ;40():e2018043.

 

The 2017 guideline for the prevention of travelers' diarrhea (TD) by the International Society of Travel Medicine suggested that 'there is insufficient evidence to recommend the use of commercially available prebiotics or probiotics to prevent or treat TD.' However, a meta-analysis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Adenovirus associated with acute diarrhea: a case-control study.
 

Author(s): Fang-Zhou Qiu, Xin-Xin Shen, Gui-Xia Li, Li Zhao, Chen Chen, Su-Xia Duan, Jing-Yun Guo, Meng-Chuan Zhao, Teng-Fei Yan, Ju-Ju Qi, Le Wang, Zhi-Shan Feng, Xue-Jun Ma

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Diarrhea is a major source of morbidity and mortality among young children in low-income and middle-income countries. Human adenoviruses (HAdV), particular HAdV species F (40, 41) has been recognized as important causal pathogens, however limited data exist on molecular epidemiology ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Serum procalcitonin levels can be used to differentiate between inflammatory and non-inflammatory diarrhea in acute infectious diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Hae Jin Shin, Sun Hyung Kang, Hee Seok Moon, Jae Kyu Sung, Hyun Yong Jeong, Ju Seok Kim, Jong Seok Joo, Eaum Seok Lee, Seok Hyun Kim, Byung Seok Lee

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Aug;97(32):e11795.

 

In this study, we assess the possibility of using procalcitonin levels to differentiate between inflammatory diarrhea and non-inflammatory diarrhea in acute infectious diarrhea.We reviewed the records of 1176 patients who had symptoms of diarrhea, fever (≥37.8 °C), and abdominal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 161 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A practical guide for probiotics applied to the case of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in The Netherlands.
 

Author(s): Valeria Agamennone, Cyrille A M Krul, Ger Rijkers, Remco Kort

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Antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) is a side-effect frequently associated with the use of broad spectrum antibiotics. Although a number of clinical studies show that co-administration of specific probiotics reduces the risk for AAD, there is still unclarity among healthcare professionals ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Comparative effectiveness of pharmacological treatments for patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome: Protocol of a systematic review and network meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Ling Yue, Min Chen, Tai-Chun Tang, Tian-Wei She, Yao-Yao Chen, Hui Zheng

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Aug;97(31):e11682.

 

Several pharmacological treatments are recommended by guidelines with moderate to high evidence for the treatment of diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D), but the comparative effectiveness and safety among these treatments are unknown. The review is to assess the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Advances in Evaluation of Chronic Diarrhea in Infants.
 

Author(s): Jay R Thiagarajah, Daniel S Kamin, Sari Acra, Jeffrey D Goldsmith, Joseph T Roland, Wayne I Lencer, Aleixo M Muise, James R Goldenring, Yaron Avitzur, Martín G Martín,

Journal: Gastroenterology. 2018 Jun;154(8):2045-2059.e6.

 

Diarrhea is common in infants (children less than 2 years of age), usually acute, and, if chronic, commonly caused by allergies and occasionally by infectious agents. Congenital diarrheas and enteropathies (CODEs) are rare causes of devastating chronic diarrhea in infants. Evaluation ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pediatric Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2017

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Human Milk Oligosaccharides and Childhood Diarrhoea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2018

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Antibiotics for Children With Severe Diarrhoea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 15 May 2017

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