Noroviruses leading cause of diarrhoea and vomiting: Lancet

New estimates have suggested that noroviruses cause around a fifth of all cases of acute gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) across all age groups.

Scientists in Australia develop bacteria-killing fabric

An antibacterial fabric with an ability to kill off two of the most infectious and lethal pathogens -E.Coli and Staphylococcus aureus - has been developed by researchers in Australia.

Barca`s Neymar out of Getafe Cup clash due to illness

Brazil forward Neymar has been withdrawn from Barcelona`s squad for their King`s Cup last 16, first leg at home to Getafe later on Wednesday after coming down with gastroenteritis.

Rotavirus rates fell in adults, too, after vaccine

Fewer older children and adults were hospitalized for severe diarrhoea once the U.S. started vaccinating babies against rotavirus in 2006, according to a new study.

37 tribal kids take ill after drinking contaminated water

Tribal Development Commissionerate ordered an inquiry into complaints of gastroenteritis among 37 children after they drank contaminated water.

British Queen does not want visits in hospital

This is the first time in 10 years that she has been hospitalised and Buckingham Palace said she could be back home as early as tomorrow.

Sydney 2012 virus could cause gastro epidemic

A new strain of norovirus that could cause a severe epidemic of acute gastroenteritis this winter has surfaced, warn researchers.

Six die after virus outbreak at Japanese hospital

Six elderly patients have died of gastroenteritis following a norovirus outbreak at a hospital in Japan`s Miyazaki prefecture, a media report said.

Compensation given to gastroenteritis victims in Punjab

Compensation of Rs One lakh each was on Saturday given to families of the deceased who died of gastroenteritis.

18 dead of gastroenteritis and viral fever

At least 18 people, including six children died of gastroenteritis and viral fever in different tribal dominated villages in Agartala.

Anti-vomiting drug can cut hospitalisation: Study

Routinely giving anti-vomiting drugs to children with gastroenteritis could prevent hospitalisation.

Anti-vomiting drug can cut hospitalisation: Study

Routinely giving anti-vomiting drugs to children with gastroenteritis could prevent hospitalisation.