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Olive-pomace Oil Compound Inhibits HIV Spread

...- a parasite causing small intestine infection and diarrhoea - and by HIV. The University of Granada has already registered almost ten other patents related to this compound's properties. Maslinic acid is also a very active compound in opportunistic parasitic infections seriously affecting HIV patients. Pr...

Hospital Infection Affecting Patients in Scotland

...s MRSA and Clostridium difficile. It causes severe diarrhoea and illness and in the most serious cases can lead to death. Nicola Sturgeon has promised tougher action to end the scandal of patients falling ill in the place they go to recover. She said infections are most prevalent in elderly, medical and surg...

Diarrhoea Claims Three Lives in Flood-hit Orissa

At least three people died of watery diarrhoea while over 200 were ailing from the disease in Orissa's Balasore district where floods have played havoc, officials said Saturday . The disease has gripped over 20 villages including Basta, Baliapal, Bhogarai and Jaleswar, a district health official...

Probiotic Drinks can Stave Off Hospital Infection

...f bacteria can multiply and cause symptoms such as diarrhoea and fever. Because C. diff infections are usuall...ink, reduced the chance of people over 50 getting diarrhoea linked to the potentially-lethal bug. It also cut their risk of diarrhoea related to antibiotic trea...

Experts to Develop New Weapons Against Food Poisoning

...ter infection is typically characterised by severe diarrhoea and abdominal pain, stomach cramps, fever and vomiting. Undercooked meat, particularly poultry, is often associated with the illness, and it is impossible to tell from its appearance whether it is contaminated as it looks, tastes and smells normal. ...

Crackdown on Dirty Hospitals in UK

...ite all attempts to curb it. The bug causes severe diarrhoea which can lead to inflammation of the bowel, gas gangrene and death. Some hospitals have infection rates six times higher than others. Inadequate infection control, poor standards of cleanliness and the misuse of antibiotics are blamed for the spre...

Garbage Dumping Ground in Pune Causing Health Hazards to Nearby Residents

...water has also been contaminated. Dengue, malaria, diarrhoea are common ailments people are suffering with, besides the menace of stray dogs. There is lot of percolation from the garbage dump. People are falling ill. The water is contaminated. Corporation officials had promised clean water. They have also la...

Cryptosporidium Outbreak in South Australia

...lly estimate that about 10 per cent of people with diarrhoea will go to the doctor,' she said. 'Our research ha...hese children bath alone. 'Make sure anyone with diarrhoea does not prepare food for others and ensure that those who are infected stay out of shared baths and...

Call for Rotavirus Vaccine Funding

...s and at doctors' surgeries with symptoms of acute diarrhoea and vomiting. The rotavirus vaccine, to be given to children aged six to 32 weeks, is only available by private prescription at a cost of up to $300 for each child. Dr Rachel David, public affairs director for CSL Biotherapies, one of two compani...

Experts Warn of Rising Incidence of Rotavirus in Pakistan

Karachi: Rotavirus is a leading cause of diarrhoea and gastro-enteritis among infants and children worldwide, and is said to be responsible for 20 per cent of acute watery// diarrhea in children younger than five years of age. According to the latest surveillance data, a total of 20 percent and 38 ...

Anti Inflammatory Evaluation Of Plumeria Acuminata Leaves

...material is widely used as a purgative, remedy for diarrhoea and cure for itch. The milky juice is employed for...ark has been reported to be useful in hard tumors, diarrhoea and gonorrhoea. Methods Acute and chronic inflammation models were used to evaluate the anti-inf...

Norovirus outbreak results in hospital visit restrictions

...sitors and closure of affected wards. Vomiting and diarrhoea as well as other symptoms results from this viral infection. A general caution has been given to the general public to desist visiting the hospital in case the symptoms have been observed in the past two days. People with out patient appointments as ...

Superbug C.difficile Causes Nine Deaths In Montreal Hospital

...s had an outbreak of Clostridium difficile related diarrhoea which is still to be contained// . 22 patients ,elderly people who had other ailments as well have been affected. The infection has been linked to the death of nine patients since July and is believed have been responsible for around 2000 deaths in...

Mystery illness takes 18 lives in Panama

... the 18, 13 died last week suffering from fever//, diarrhoea and partial paralysis. According to the Health Minister Camilo Alleyne, kidney and nervous tissue damage was detected by the tests conducted on the 18 victims, which suggested poisoning. "The studies of kidney and nervous tissue showed damage that...

Unknown disease leaves 6 dead in Panama

...n disease that has left several others with fever, diarrhoea and partial paralysis. The doctors have not yet found the cause of the disease. However, they say that it advances quickly to the renal system and causes neurological damage. "These symptoms are completely unusual and have not been detected befor...

Child death reduction needs five times more funds

...e) that are responsible for child death worldwide: diarrhoea and pneumonia.Pneumonia causes death of over 2 million under-5 children, every year. This figure is more than the combined numbers of deaths from AIDS, malaria and measles. However, giving Hib, measles and pneumococcal vaccines along with sufficient ...

Probiotics – a probable treatment for Autis

...ations. According to Gibson, bowel problems like diarrhoea and constipation are common in autistic children. So, the normal collection of microbes may not be present in their guts. Comparison of bacteria in faecal samples taken from 50 autistic children with those from non-autistic ones was done by Gibson’...

Remarkable Progress In Development Of Vaccines

.... 1. Rotavirus, which is a germ that causes severe diarrhoea in children, usually with fever and vomiting. Offit said, 'It's a very common cause of doctor visits and hospital visits in young children, about one of every 50 children in this country will be hospitalised due to dehydration related to rotavirus.'...

Docs wrongly remove a man’s stomach

...in and discomfort. I am either constipated or have diarrhoea and am afraid to leave the house in case I need a bathroom. I do not absorb food so have very little energy and find everyday tasks hard work.” Mr Ford said: “My wife and I had recently retired and we were looking forward to spending quality time t...

Engineer Paralyzed by Undercooked Lamb

...nown to be a bacterium that causes stomach cramps, diarrhoea and fever extending up to a week. However in about one in every 1000 cases, the disease can develop into GBS that can paralyze patients for months. It is an auto-immune disorder that attacks the nervous system. The initial symptoms like muscle weak...

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