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Fungus a major risk factor in Crohn's disease: Study

A team of international researchers has, for the first time, identified a fungus as the key factor in the development of Crohn's disease.

Bacteria in chewable tobacco products may increase risk of cancer: Study

If you are addicted to chewable tobacco products like tobacco leaves, khaini, pan masala, zarda and gutka, then stop eating as it is considered not good for health.

Over 55 students hospitalised after consuming food from college hostel in TN

At least 55 girl students of Government Polytechnic College here were hospitalised following complaints of nausea and diarrhoea after they had food from the hostel, police said.

7 things you should do when you have food poisoning!

 Here are a few tips that can minimise your discomfort and help you recover fast from food poisoning.

Shocking! Indian man washes vegetables in sewer water (Watch video)

 Here's a video where a man was seen washing freshly picked vegetables in sewer water that can make you very sick.  

Try these home remedies to get rid of diarrhoea!

Diarrhoea occurs when the digestive system is not functioning properly, resulting in frequent watery stools, three or more times a day.

Climate change: 2,50,000 more deaths per year by 2030, says WHO

As per WHO's assessment, heat exposure will cause around 38,000 deaths in the elderly in the next 15 years. Also, deaths due to diarrhoea are projected to reach 48,000, and as many as 60,000 deaths due to malaria and 95,000 due to childhood malnutrition.

Antibiotics may boost harmful gut bacteria

Gastroenteritis is a common side effect of taking antibiotics.

Over one million children under the age of 5 die every year in India

The major causes of under-five deaths in post-neonatal period are pneumonia and diarrhoea.

WHO seeks measures against declining efficacy of antibiotics

According to the WHO, when an antibiotic is used, bacteria that can resist that antibiotic have a greater chance of survival than those that are susceptible.

Govt to introduce rotavirus vaccine by March 2016

Diarrhoea also has high morbidity rate which will be controlled with the rotavirus dose.

India tops list of pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths

Despite the progress India is making to accelerate immunisation, it remains the country with the highest burden of pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths among children under five.

Monkeys in Asia harbouring virus from humans

Monkeys in Asia harbouring virus from humans

 Researchers have found that monkeys which commonly dwell with people in Asia can harbour variants of a type of virus which can cause infectious gastroenteritis or diarrhoea in humans.

Pop 'good' faecal bacteria capsule for healthy gut

FMT is an excellent therapeutic option for patients who have failed to respond to antibiotic treatments.

16,000 children under age of five die every day: UNICEF

Nearly 5.9 million children will die before their fifth birthday this year mainly of preventable causes, a UN report has warned, though the child mortality rate has fallen by more than 50 per cent since 1990.

Eating raw oysters ups risk of norovirus infection

 Eating raw oysters and shellfish may increase the risk of getting infected by human norovirus that causes stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting, a study says.

3 die of diarrhoea in UP village, several fall ill

Two children and another person have died of diarrhoea in the past four days in Banvasi area of Anegpur village while several others have taken ill and admitted to various hospitals.

Better medicine packaging can help lower infant mortality rate

Improved packaging could significantly increase the usage of key medicines such as ORS in developing countries like India, which can help lower infant mortality rates, according to a new study.

Diarrhoea, heat stroke cases hit Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad: Doctors here are worried at the rising number of diarrhoea and heat stroke cases.

Diarrhoea, heat stroke cases hit Ghaziabad

Doctors here are worried at the rising number of diarrhoea and heat stroke cases.