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Australian Open Superseries: Kidambi Srikanth was battling diarrhoea throughout tournament

Australian Open Superseries: Kidambi Srikanth was battling diarrhoea throughout tournament

The world no.11 Srikanth won 22-20 21-16 in a 45-minute clash against the world no.6 Chinese, who is also a two-time All England champion.

Diarrhoea can actually make you healthy

Diarrhoea can actually make you healthy

In a new study, investigators explore the immune mechanism that drives diarrhea, concluding that it does play a critical role in pathogen clearance in the early stages of infection.

India continues to be hotbed of diarrhoeal deaths: Lancet

India continues to be hotbed of diarrhoeal deaths: Lancet

India and Nigeria combined had 42 per cent of the 499,000 global under-five deaths due to diarrhoea in 2015.

Surge in dehydration, diarrhoea patients in Delhi hospitals

Surge in dehydration, diarrhoea patients in Delhi hospitals

Diarrhoea is one such intestinal bacterial infection that is painful and is caused due to severe gastroenteritis.

Heat wave grips Delhi: Watch out for these heat-related ailments, safety measures

Heat wave grips Delhi: Watch out for these heat-related ailments, safety measures

Also, as per an article on International Journal of Sports Medicine, while adults may cope well with heat or cold, children may not have the same tolerance.

Why your baby needs rotavirus vaccine

Why your baby needs rotavirus vaccine

It has been estimated that rotavirus vaccination can prevent 41,000 to 48,000 deaths of children under 5 years of age in India.

Diarrhoea kills more than 500 in Somalia since January: UN

Diarrhoea kills more than 500 in Somalia since January: UN

The UN`s health agency said the epidemic had left more than 25,000 people sick, warning that number was likely to double by the end of June.

Rotavirus vaccine for children would yearly save 5,000 lives in MP, says UNICEF

Rotavirus vaccine for children would yearly save 5,000 lives in MP, says UNICEF

According to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), introduction of free Rotavirus vaccine for children under the age of one would prevent at least 5,000 deaths who die of diarrhoea in Madhya Pradesh every year.

How treating traveler's diarrhoea with antibiotic risks your health

How treating traveler's diarrhoea with antibiotic risks your health

Every year, millions of travellers visit countries with poor hygiene, and approximately one third of them return home carrying antibiotic-resistant ESBL intestinal bacteria. Most of them remain unaware of this, as the bacteria cause no symptoms. 

Heartburn drugs elevate risk of colon inflammation, diarrhoea

Heartburn drugs elevate risk of colon inflammation, diarrhoea

The researchers suggest that suppressing stomach acid might have an effect on the bacteria living in the gut, which could make people more susceptible to the infection.C.difficile is a bacterium that causes inflammation of the colon, a condition called colitis and its symptoms include - diarrhea, fever, loss of appetite, nausea and abdominal pain.

Gastric medications may increase risk of bacterial infection

Gastric medications may increase risk of bacterial infection

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed that common gastric medications may increase the risk of bacterial infection.

Environmental pollutants claim lives of 1.7 million children each year: WHO

Environmental pollutants claim lives of 1.7 million children each year: WHO

A polluted environment is a deadly one - particularly for young children, says Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General.

Rotavirus vaccinaion launched for five more states to combat diarrhoeal deaths

Rotavirus vaccinaion launched for five more states to combat diarrhoeal deaths

Rotavirus vaccination was launched for five more states in the country to immunise children against diarrhoea deaths.

Antibiotics can increase bacterial growth, says study

Antibiotics can increase bacterial growth, says study

A new study had found that repeated antibiotic treatment not only can increase bacteria's resistance to drugs but also help them reproduce faster than before.

Tapeworm infection: Know its signs and symptoms!

Tapeworm infection: Know its signs and symptoms!

Tapeworm infection is an infection caused by a flat, long segmented worm that is found in uncooked meat, especially pork. 

Preparing food? Follow these five key safety steps to prevent foodborne illness!

Preparing food? Follow these five key safety steps to prevent foodborne illness!

Unsafe food causes many diseases, ranging from diarrhoeal diseases to various forms of cancer.

India progresses in fight against pneumonia, diarrhoea; death rates come down

India progresses in fight against pneumonia, diarrhoea; death rates come down

Reportedly, India has managed to achieve an improvement of seven percentage points according to the 2016 Pneumonia and Diarrhoea Progress Report published by the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC).

Crohn's disease: Who gets it? Symptoms, causes, complications, treatment!

Over time, Crohn's can result in other complications such as anemia, skin rashes, arthritis, inflammation of the eye.

Diarrhoea, pneumonia kill Bihar children, but parents shun award-winning facilities

Childhood diarrhoea and pneumonia are preventable and treatable, but they killed about 300,000 children under five in India in 2015, the world's highest such death toll, according to this John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health report.

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.