Indians need general physicians to address a majority of their health problems but the country has more specialists than basic MBBS doctors, experts feel.
Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday said there has been no outbreak of epidemic of diarrhea or any other disease in the flood-hit Jammu region.
Water-borne disease or water-related diseases are any illness caused by recreational or drinking water contaminated by human or animal feces, which contains pathogenic microorganisms.
New estimates have suggested that noroviruses cause around a fifth of all cases of acute gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) across all age groups.
A cheap and easy to deliver oral vaccine against cholera is 86 per cent effective in preventing the infection which causes severe diarrhea and can be fatal, researchers said today.
More than 300 passengers and crew members fell ill aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, many with vomiting and diarrhea, the Centers for Disease Control said on Sunday.
A total of 1,764 people died of infectious diseases on the Chinese mainland in December alone, the country`s health and family planning authorities said Friday.
A new research suggests that 15 million women aged 40 and older (1 in 5) suffer from accidental bowel leakage.
Researchers have identified an underlying biochemical mechanism that helps make cholera toxin so deadly, often resulting in life-threating diarrhea.
Tackling malnutrition is not a difficult task and a grassroot level approach that works with communities - particularly tribal and rural areas - and teaching them simple measures will help in addressing the issue.
Nearly 3 out of 4 pregnant women experience constipation, diarrhea or other bowel disorders during their pregnancies, a new study has found.
Whether a person should exercise or not while sick can be disease specific, an expert says.
3 children died of diarrhoea .They were admitted to the hospital on Friday where they died during treatment, Chief Medical Officer said.
People who harbor ulcer-causing bacteria in their stomachs may be protected against some diarrheal diseases.
Scientists are making headway in fighting diseases such as AIDS, malaria and diarrhea.
Researchers have isolated a molecule that can shut down a dysfunctional immune response.
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