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Fight against E.coli
...harmless, but a strain known as E.coli 0157 causes gastroenteritis
symptoms such as diarrhoea. It usually clears up after a few days, but complications that may arise include inflammation of the bowel, and anaemia. In some cases, kidney problems may arise....
Effective Treatment Option For Dehydrated Kids
...hydration of moderately dehydrated children due to gastroenteritis
. In conclusion researchers say oral rehydration therapy is sometimes superior and when fluids are given orally, treatment can begin quicker. Thus researchers suggest that oral rehydration therapy be the initial treatment of choice for moderately d...
Acute Gastroenteritis Responds To Treatment With Either Gatorade Or Pedialyte
...esearchers tracked 73 children in India with acute gastroenteritis
and administered Gatorade, Pedialyte or another oral rehydration solution containing carbohydrates, sodium and potassium for 2 days. Out of the 61 children who actually completed the course of the treatment, it was found that stool frequency, stool c...
One More Succumbs To Gastroenteritis In Mumbai, More People Hospitalised
One more person died of gastroenteritis
in the city, talking the toll to three, as more th... According to Doke, water is the main culprit in gastroenteritis
outbreaks. However, samples of blood, urine, stools and water have been sent for testing to ascertai...
GlaxoSmithKline's Zofran Helps In Treatment Of Dehydration In Children
...lp in the recovery of children dehydrated by viral gastroenteritis
//. A latest study released on Wednesday further h...y room doctors are overusing the drug. Childhood gastroenteritis
accounts for over 1.5 million of the emergency room visits annually. Dehydrated children are being e...
Over 100 Persons Taken Ill After Feasting At A Marriage Dinner
...st. While many of those admitted to hospital are gastroenteritis
patients, the possibility of botulism infection - a rare but serious digestive disorder - afflicting them cannot be ruled out, Ratlam district chief medical officer K.C. Pathak said. Police have registered a case. Food samples have been taken for ...
Gastroenteritis Outbreak Feared In Pakistan
...died of heat and hundreds of people suffering from gastroenteritis
have been admitted in hospitals in Pakistan's cent...mitted to hospital in Sheikhupura. The number of gastroenteritis
cases in the district has touched 1,200 within a month and the death toll stood at 11. Muhammad Az...
Two Die, 55 Afflicted With Gastroenteritis And Diarrhea
Two persons died of gastroenteritis
and diarrhoea and 55 others were afflicted with the disease in Chhajli village in the Sunam sub-division //. The deaths of an eight-year-old boy and aged woman and illness of others were reported yesterday amidst apprehensions of an outbreak of cho...
Water–borne Diseases Takes Tw
...eases — 208 with fever, 58 with malaria, 32 with gastroenteritis
diarrhoea, vomiting,; 10 of 'suspected dengue', 19 with jaundice and 18 of 'suspected leptospirosis'. Health experts warn that malaria and leptospirosis are caused by dirty surroundings. According to Dr Arun Bal, a doctor and public health activis...
Warning on Eating Shellfish Stepped Up
...bout 200 reported cases of people coming down with gastroenteritis
after eating raw shellfish. The illness is caused ...rest. With an unusually warm summer an outbreak of gastroenteritis
took place among cruise ship passengers who ate Alaskan-raised shellfish. Dr. Joe McLaughlin, a me...
Experts Call for Rotavirus Vaccine for All
Oral rotavirus vaccines to prevent severe gastroenteritis
should now be made available to all Australian chi...e in 25 will be admitted to hospital for rotavirus gastroenteritis
during the first five years of life,” the Professors say. The case is even stronger for giving the...
Majority Of Doctors Tend To Ignore Milk Allergy Cases In Babies
...confuse the symptoms with other conditions such as gastroenteritis
and colic moreover they don't trust their own colleagues to make the correct diagnosis of cows' milk allergy – one of the most common allergic conditions in infants. But this can lead to unnecessary sickness and suffering for babies - claim experts...
Viral Gastroenteritis Grips Quebec Enmasse
...ebec and New Brunswick are facing one of the worst gastroenteritis
epidemics that has thrown more than 35 hospitals o...hich includes, thorough washing of the hands. The gastroenteritis
attack is believed to be the handiwork of a resistant strain of the Norwalk virus, which needs no in...
Severe Cold is Harbinger of Infections
...es that plague children like jaundice, typhoid and gastroenteritis
are lessas those viruses don't multiply in winter. According to P.K. Mukherjee, a senior private physician, a major reason for many people catching influenza is from exposure. "The virus spreads from one to the other in public places. The elderly a...
Hundreds Literally Sea ‘sick’ on Luxury Linr
... This virus causes a contagious gastric illness, gastroenteritis
that leaves its victims with diarrhea, stomach pai...engers and crew were sick with symptoms resembling gastroenteritis
caused by norovirus. The ship was examined by CDC officials at Mexico, and docked at San Francis...
A Patented Device for Rapid Diagnosis of Diseases
...pylobacter and Listeria, the causal agents of most gastroenteritis
cases due to food poisoning, as well as of other symptomatologies associated with this condition. With the aim of extending the uses of the device in the field of health, experts at these technological centres are currently researching their appli...
Sanitation and Science Prevent Norovirus Spread
..., are estimated to cause 23 million cases of acute gastroenteritis
in the United States each year. Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, and sometimes fever. This winter has seen what some say is a high incidence of norovirus, with recent outbreaks on the Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship, the Hilton Wash...
Norwalk Virus Forces Closure Of Canadian Hospital
...s causes viral gastroenteritis, acute nonbacterial gastroenteritis
resulting due to food poisoning. There is no therapy for this disease except to maintain fluid balance in the body. It generally settles down in a couple of days with no long term side effects. The virus is highly infectious and spreads fast in clo...
WHO Awards Prequalification Status to the First UAE Approved Vaccine
.... It is the first time a vaccine against rotavirus gastroenteritis
has received such clearance. The WHO prequalification endorses the Rotarix quality, safety and efficacy, and its ability to fulfill tender specifications. This allows UN agencies, such as the UNICEF and others to use the vaccine in mass vaccination ...
Anxiety and Stress Levels Aggravate IBS
...e researchers studied 620 people who had confirmed gastroenteritis
caused by a bacterial infection. None had had IBS before, or indeed any serious bowel disorder. Participants were asked to complete a detailed questionnaire when their infection was confirmed. This included questions about mood, perceived stress le...