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Antibiotic induces liver damage in children with E.COLI infections.

...a practice to prescribe antibiotics only after the stool tests confirm that E.Coli is not the cause of the illness. According to the CDC, children and adults can prevent the spread of E. coli infection by taking the following steps: >> Practice good hygiene and wash hands carefully. >> ...

Detecting Colorectal Cancer

... that identifies a specific protein in a patient's stool that is only present in cancerous colorectal cells. Researchers say the screening method may prove more reliable// than the standard tests, colonoscopy and fecal-blood assessment, in detecting the disease in its earlier stages. Colorectal cancer cau...

New Non – invasive Test To Detect Colon Cance

...ry invasive test.// Recently, a fecal occult blood stool test has been used. This test looks for blood hidd...13 percent of colorectal cancer, while the new DNA stool test detected 52 percent of the cancers and it’s presumed a colonoscopy would find 100 percent of th...

Dengue fever in Delhi after the Monsoon

...ch. More red spots may develop on the skin and the stool will also be black in colour, which indicates internal bleeding. The person suspected of having dengue should take bed rest and be given plenty of fluids to drink. The affected patient should not be allowed to go to school or work as this would ena...

New Treatment Discovered For Pediatric Cholera

...fective than erythromycin at reducing vomiting and stool number and volume. However, single-dose ciprofloxacin was inferior to erythromycin in eradicating the cholera bacteria—Vibrio cholerae—resulting in those treated with ciprofloxacin excreting the bacteria for longer than those treated with erythromyci...

New And More Effective Treatment For Cholera

...fective than erythromycin at reducing vomiting and stool number and volume. However, single-dose ciprofloxacin was inferior to erythromycin in eradicating the cholera bacteria—Vibrio cholerae--resulting in those treated with ciprofloxacin excreting the bacteria for longer than those treated with erythromyc...

Bifidogenic Growth Stimulator: A Non-Toxic Way To Treat Ulcerative Colitis

...obacteria and Bacteroides species, were studied in stool samples. Results from the study indicate that oral BGS resulted in clinical and endoscopic improvements in patients with UC. Treatment with BGS is safe and well tolerated and does not require dietary restrictions. Thus, oral BGS therap...

Acute Gastroenteritis Responds To Treatment With Either Gatorade Or Pedialyte

...ted the course of the treatment, it was found that stool frequency, stool consistency and body weight improved dramatically with any of the three solutions. Taste wise the ki...

Mass Spectrometry to Identify Viruses

...es in genetic databases. In the Hopkins study, a stool sample treated with non-infectious virus-like particles, structurally similar to the norovirus was analyzed using mass spectrometry. Norovirus capsid protein was noted down to levels commonly found in clinical specimens from sick individuals. This...

India Fashion Week Reveals - 'The Story Of Desire'

...ver her shoulder at a middle-aged man sitting on a stool and sipping a glass of tea. The interpretation is totally open to one's imagination. Lalu Prasad Shaw's "Marriage Proposal" is a modernistic profile of a woman's face as she gazes at a fluttering butterfly, as she perhaps wonders whether wedlock is...

Immunisation Drive After Case With Polio Symptoms

...nfirmation. The confirmation followed reports of a stool test of the patient', an official said. Source:PTI News...

Precautious Measure Help Tolerate Nausea In Patients

...have no effect whatsoever. Participants sat on a stool inside a drum marked with vertical stripes – viewing the drum’s rotation induced the illusion of self-motion. The drum was rotated at a constant speed for 16 minutes, unless participants asked that it be stopped early. While the drum was rotating, ...

Protein Behind Food Allergies Identified

...he researchers said that CD23 can be detectable in stool samples from food allergic patients. They are now ...t larger scale trials to determine how CD23 in the stool correlates with clinical findings. "We hope to determine that CD23 offers a promising target for f...

Prebiotics can cut Development of Skin Allergy in Babies at High Risk

...d with 24 fed the normal formula. An assessment of stool samples from 98 of the babies showed a significant increase in bifidobacteria in those fed the prebiotic feed. This strongly suggests that formula feed supplemented with prebiotics can modify the bowel bacteria and so reduce the chance of developin...

Eastern UP hit by killer virus – Coxsacki

...he added. ”The two can be differentiated through stool culture. While the first floats and participates actively in stool culture, the latter does not involve in the process at all” he said. Physical illness like paralysis...

Many Irish in the Grips of Digestive Disorders

...omfort in the abdomen, even blood or mucous in the stool are indicative of digestive disorders, and should be referred to a medical specialist....

Messy Diapers May be Sign of Severe Intestinal Infection

...along with a persistently high fever, blood in the stool or vomiting, are some symptoms of rotavirus and should signal parents to seek medical attention for their child to prevent dehydration,” explains Janet Gilsdorf, M.D., director of Pediatric Infectious Disease and Immunology in the Department of Pedia...

Food Safety Extension Specialist Provides Spinach E. coli Advice

...ne illness is a virus that is transmitted by human stool contamination of the food. Also, temperature abuse of any fresh food will increase the potential for illness causing bacteria to grow. Cold is the key for pre-cut or bagged produce." The specific strain of E. coli in the latest alert, 0157:H7, has ...

Study Results on Stool DNA Testing for Colon Cancer Announced

... results from a prospective, multi-center study of stool DNA testing. The study found that the test demonst...ho are unwilling or unable to undergo colonoscopy, stool DNA testing offers a valuable and patient-friendly screening option. These results also underscore t...

Over 300 Ill After Eating at Olive Garden, Indianapolis

...e investigating on the cause. Leftover food and stool samples were collected from those stricken for finding out the source of the illness. The investigators said that it would take at least 48 hours for them to report on the test results. A company spokesman said that the customers were complaining a...

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