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Winter vomiting bug cases are 56% higher than 6last year

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:21:11 +0100

In the past week, 5,886 beds across NHS hospitals have been occupied by people suffering from norovirus or vomiting and diarrhoea, making an average daily occupancy rate of 841. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

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Sudan:New 'Watery Diarrhoea' Cases in Central Darfur's Isolation Wards

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:58:47 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -The isolation ward in Nierteti Hospital has received four new cases of 'acute watery diarrhoea' infection, in addition to dozens of new cases in small villages, on Monday and Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Sudan:200+ People Infected With 'Watery Diarrhoea' in Central Darfur's Nierteti

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:06:43 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -The number of 'acute watery diarrhoea' cases, suspected to be cholera, is rapidly increasing in Central Darfur. At least 200 people are reportedly infected in the eatsern part of the locality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Sudan:No Improvement in 'Watery Diarrhoea' Numbers in Central Darfur

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:50:34 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti / Khartoum -An activist reported that the situation of 'acute watery diarrhoea' in the area of Nierteti, Central Darfur, has not improved. Eleven people died in a week's time. Pharmacies in Khartoum remain low on medicines, including psychiatric and kidney medicines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Sudan:Death Toll Mounts in Central Darfur 'Watery Diarrhoea' Outbreak

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:23:38 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -In Nierteti in Central Darfur, the death toll from 'acute watery diarrhoea' - suspected of being cholera - has amounted to nine, while the infection cases have risen to more than 100. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Winter vomiting bug continues to wreak havoc on NHS

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:05:38 +0100

NHS England statistics show 5,718 beds were closed because of norovirus or diarrhoea and vomiting in hospitals across the country last week - an average of 817 each day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

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Sudan:Five People Die of 'Watery Diarrhoea' Spreading in Central Darfur

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:01:24 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -Five people reportedly died of what is suspected to be cholera in Nierteti in Central Darfur on Monday. A team of doctors has not yet been able to reach the affected villages. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Sudan:Two Die of 'Watery Diarrhoea' in Central Darfur's Nierteti

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:44:12 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -Two people died from watery diarrhoea, suspected to be cholera, in Nierteti in Central Darfur last week. About 45 new cases were recorded in the locality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Norovirus outbreak worsens though athletes unaffected

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 03:34:08 +0100

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - The number of people struck down by a virus causing vomiting and diarrhoea at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics has more than doubled to 86, though athletes remain unaffected, the Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said. (Source: Reuters: Health)



IBS symptoms? This 70p ingredient could aid digestive troubles and alleviate nausea

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:01:00 +0100

IBS, which is short for irritable bowel syndrome, is a common condition that affects the digestive system. Symptoms can include stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. But a 70p ingredient could offer relief - and these other herbs and spices could assist with a range of health concerns. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



IBS cure? Vitamin D could prevent painful bloating and diarrhoea

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 19:57:00 +0100

VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. But, taking the supplements could ease painful IBS symptoms, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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IBS cure? This vitamin could prevent painful bloating and diarrhoea

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:12:00 +0100

VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. But, taking the supplements could ease painful IBS symptoms, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Vitamin D supplements could cure painful IBS symptoms including bloating and diarrhoea

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 13:54:00 +0100

VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. But, taking the supplements could ease painful IBS symptoms, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Winter Olympics: Soldiers replace security staff after norovirus outbreak

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 13:10:06 +0100

More than a thousand private guards are withdrawn at Pyeongchang as 41 suffer vomiting and diarrhoea. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)



Nigeria:Two Die of Diarrhoea, 82 Hospitalised in Kaduna

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 05:33:17 +0100

[Premium Times] No fewer than two children have died and 82 others hospitalised following an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea in Jema'a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Nigeria:Remote Nigeria Communities Welcome Child Health Programme

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 16:51:14 +0100

[WHO] Integrated community case management (iCCM) is a cost-effective strategy that engages community health workers living in hard-to-reach areas to diagnose and treat 3 deadly but curable illnesses: malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

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Aussie flu symptoms: How to prevent deadly viral infection as GPs ‘remain under pressure’

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 11:20:00 +0100

AUSSIE flu symptoms include headaches, sore throats and diarrhoea. Prevent infection from the deadly influenza virus by washing your hands regularly, as GPs remain under pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Young mum died after taking 'high level' of diarrhoea drug

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 23:02:55 +0100

Brooklyn-Marie Barker, from Croxteth, Liverpool, died after taking a 'high level' of the diarrhoea drug Imodium which caused the 23-year-old to suffer a heart attack. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Do you suffer from IBS symptoms? You could be deficient in this vitamin

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 16:09:04 +0100

IBS is a common condition that affects the digestive system. Symptoms include stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. While it ’s usually a lifelong problem, it could be a sign of a vitamin D deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



WHO awards prequalification to Bharat Bio ’s Rotavirus vaccine

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 13:53:00 +0100

The vaccine to prevent infant deaths and hospitalisations due to rotavirus diarrhoea was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in March 2015. (Source: The Economic Times)

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Rare tropical disease masked a woman's bowel cancer

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:29:07 +0100

Anna Gilmour, 39, from Esher, Surrey, started losing weight and suffering from diarrhoea in 2015, prompting her to be diagnosed with giardiasis. When symptoms ease, they returned as cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



'Sharp increase' in cases of the winter vomiting bug

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:00:35 +0100

NHS England data released today revealed 5,194 beds were closed in hospitals across the country because of norovirus or diarrhoea and vomiting last week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Tanzania:Who's Rotavac Vaccine Pre-Qualification to Step Up Diarrhoea Fight

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 11:14:39 +0100

[Daily News] IMMUNISATION against diarrhoea for children under five years in Tanzania and globally has received yet another boost, thanks to prequalification by the World Health Organisation (WHO), of an additional rotavirus vaccine dubbed 'Rotavac', which is produced by India's Bharat Biotech. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Stomach pain? It could be a sign of this serious gut infection - here's how to check

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:21:00 +0100

STOMACH pain can be a sign of several mild conditions - trapped wind, indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea or food poisoning. But it can also be a symptom of a more serious gut infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Norovirus symptoms: Signs of winter vomiting bug to look out for after UK cases rise

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:08:25 +0100

NOROVIRUS symptoms include diarrhoea and being sick. Here are the signs to watch out for as the number of winter vomiting bug cases rises in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Aussie flu ‘epidemic’: This simple trick could help prevent deadly infection spreading

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:44:00 +0100

AUSSIE flu symptoms include fevers, sore throats, headaches and diarrhoea. You can lower the spread of the deadly Australian virus by coughing into your elbow instead of your hands, an influenza expert has revealed on ITV ’s This Morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Aussie flu ‘epidemic’: Stop virus spreading by coughing into your elbow

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:11:59 +0100

AUSSIE flu symptoms include fevers, sore throats, headaches and diarrhoea. You can lower the spread of the deadly Australian virus by coughing into your elbow instead of your hands, an influenza expert has revealed on ITV ’s This Morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Diarrhoea and vomiting bug has been found in tap water

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:23:20 +0100

People living in  Clevedon with a postcode of BS21 or BS49 have been told to boil their drinking water until further notice after the parasite Cryptosporidium, was found in local samples. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Diarrhoea and vomiting warning: Schools closed and THOUSANDS told to boil tap water

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:01:00 +0100

SCHOOLS have closed and thousands of people told to boil tap water after a diarrhoea and vomit inducing parasite was discovered in the system. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Side effects significantly reducing adherence to diabetes drugs

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 17:02:00 +0100

Many people with type 2 diabetes are not taking their medication due to unpleasant side effects including flatulence and diarrhoea, suggests a large-scale study, whose authors are urging doctors and nurses to actively ask their patients about medication adherence. (Source: Nursing Times)

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Wake up in the night needing the loo? Sudden diarrhoea could be a sign of diabetes

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 13:44:00 +0100

DIABETES symptoms include fatigue, and needing to urinate more often than normal. But, waking up in the night with sudden diarrhoea could be a sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Malawi:Ministry of Health Ready to Protect Pupils in School Feeding Program From Cholera

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 13:10:09 +0100

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The Ministry of Health says it is prepared to contain any diarrhoea infection caused by water and food contamination, following the opening of schools across the country where school feeding program is being implemented. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Zambia:Kabwe Authorities Act to Curb Cholera

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 14:23:32 +0100

[Times of Zambia] THE Kabwe Municipal Council (KMC), Lukanga Water and Sewerage Company (LgWSC) and the Ministry of Health have always worked towards bettering the lives of citizens in Kabwe by ensuring that the public is safe from waterborne diseases such as cholera and diarrhoea especially during rainy season. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



What is gastroenteritis? Signs and symptoms include vomiting and diarrhoea

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 04:01:43 +0100

GASTROENTERITIS is caused by an inflammation of the stomach and bowel. Symptoms of the condition include vomiting and diarrhoea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



South Sudan:More Diarrhoea Cases Among Children in Camp

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:53:48 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Unity -Dozens of children suffered from diarrhoea in Yida refugee camp in South Sudan's Unity state this week. A medical source reported to Radio Dabanga that the camp has witnessed an outbreak of diarrhoea, mainly among children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

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NHS uses sickness data as early warning to cope with winter surges

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100

A sickness surveillance system will help the NHS plan for surges in demand this winter by tracking outbreaks of norovirus, which causes vomiting and diarrhoea, and other illness around the country. (Source: NHS Networks)



Rohingyas: Lurching from Crisis to Crisis

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:00:33 +0100

Newly arrived Rohingya people wait at an army camp in Sabrang in Teknaf on Nov. 29, 2017 before being shifted to a camp in Cox's Bazar. Credit: Farid Ahmed/IPSBy Farid AhmedCOX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Dec 16 2017 (IPS)Ferdous Begum was cleaning her child after he had defecated in the open, using leaves she collected from a nearby tree at Bangladesh’s Teknaf Nature Park. The settlement is packed with Rohingya refugees who fled military persecution in Myanmar since August.“Access to water is terrible here,” Begum said. “We’ve only a couple of hand-dug shallow wells and we don’t get enough water from the wells for so many people living in the camp.”“Initially we received patients with bullet, burn and stab injuries. Now we’re getting more patients with waterborne and cold-relat...



10 early signs of cancer in MEN including weight loss and bleeding

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:41:00 +0100

CANCER symptoms affect men more than women, but spotting them early could help survival rates. Signs of the disease include diarrhoea, weight loss and back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Ulcerative colitis symptoms: Painful joints and red eyes signs of a flare up

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:01:40 +0100

ULCERATIVE COLITIS symptoms include diarrhoea and tummy pain. Here are the other signs you could have the inflammatory bowel condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Persistent diarrhoea and painful joints? The symptoms of ulcerative colitis REVEALED

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:20:00 +0100

ULCERATIVE COLITIS symptoms include diarrhoea and tummy pain. Here are the other signs you could have the inflammatory bowel condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Food poisoning warning: Why you should ALWAYS eat eggs by ‘best before’ date

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:07:32 +0100

FOOD poisoning - which has symptoms including diarrhoea and vomiting - could be caused by eating eggs past their ‘best before’ date, warns expert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Food poisoning symptoms: Five ways to enjoy turkey safely at Christmas

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:21:00 +0100

FOOD poisoning symptoms include vomiting and diarrhoea. Here are five ways to avoid becoming poorly from the Christmas turkey. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Food poisoning symptoms: Do YOU know these FIVE ways to enjoy turkey safely at Christmas?

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 19:01:00 +0100

FOOD poisoning symptoms include vomiting and diarrhoea. Here are five ways to avoid becoming poorly from the Christmas turkey. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Pharmacist reveals medicines to stock up for Christmas

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:32:41 +0100

London-based Netdoctor pharmacist Rita Ghelani reveals what items she recommends. From colds and bugs to indigestion, diarrhoea and hangovers, she's got everything covered. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Tanzania:Govt Loses U.S.$151 Billion in Fighting Epidemics

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:48:59 +0100

[Citizen] 2017dodoma -The government is annually losing at least Sh340 billion in treating diarrhoea, cholera and typhoid as a result of poor sanitation throughout the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

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Faecal transplant effectively treats recurrent or unresponsive Clostridium difficile

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:06:58 +0100

This review concludes that faecal transplant appeared to be an effective and safe way to treat recurring or unresponsive diarrhoea from C. difficile, although these studies had wide variations in preparation and administration. The review provides useful information about the best delivery route for the transplant, and finds that frozen or fresh samples are equally effective. A recent trial shows that taking a capsule may also be an alternative effective and acceptable route for transplant. However, there remains uncertainty about how best to prepare the faecal transplant, and evidence is needed to guide best practice. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))



IBS symptoms? THIS may be the real cause of your watery diarrhoea

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 12:56:00 +0100

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME symptoms may actually be caused by another condition, known as bile acid diarrhoea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Kenya:Diarrhoea Outbreak Hits Isiolo County

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:35:39 +0100

[Nation] More than 500 people living along Ewaso Ng'iro River settlements in Isiolo County have been affected by a diarrhoeal disease outbreak in the last two months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



The real reason you may have an upset tum

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:11:32 +0100

Experts believe up to a third of people diagnosed with IBS may, in fact, have bile acid diarrhoea, with around one in 100 people affected overall. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Slimmers warned of dangers of online weight loss pills

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100

Banned ingredients cause diarrhoea, bleeding, blurred vision and heart problems Related items fromOnMedica Managing obesity in primary care - Part 2 Managing obesity in primary care - Part 1 Largest recorded seizure of fake medicines announced Viagra now available from a pharmacy without a prescription Regulator cracks down on unsafe practice at online pharmacies (Source: OnMedica Latest News)

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Protein in dairy products causes problems, not intolerance

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 19:17:24 +0100

If milk makes you suffer tummy upset, bloating, wind and diarrhoea it's not lactose intolerance that is the cause but a protein, reveal researchers from University College London (Source: the Mail online | Health)



IBS symptoms reduced by eating THIS 9p vegetable - added fibre the KEY to diet cure

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:09:19 +0100

IBS symptoms include diarrhoea and constipation, but they could be reduced by changing the amount of fibre in patients ’ diet. Carrots could be the key to reducing Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



IBS symptoms could be reduced by eating more of THIS 9p vegetable

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:06:20 +0100

IBS symptoms include diarrhoea and constipation, but they could be reduced by changing the amount of fibre in patients ’ diet. Carrots could be the key to reducing Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Cancer symptoms: 10 early signs of the disease in MEN including weight loss and bleeding

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:01:41 +0100

CANCER affects men more than women, but spotting symptoms - including diarrhoea, weight loss and back pain - early could help survival rates. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Sudan:Red Sea Hospital Reports New 'Watery Diarrhoea' Cases

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:00:49 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Tokar -A health source in Red Sea state reported that nine cases of "acute watery diarrhoea" are being treated in the hospital in Tokar on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

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Best supplements for digestion: Brush your teeth with THIS after dinner to STOP bloating

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:01:00 +0100

DIGESTION is a delicate process that could easily leave you with diarrhoea, constipation or bloating. However, taking probiotic supplements can ensure everything functions smoothly. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



IBS diet cure: Sufferers whose main symptom is diarrhoea should take THIS supplement

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:01:00 +0100

IBS affects millions in the UK, with some suffering from IBS-D, where diarrhoea is the main symptom. However, taking a probiotic supplement could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Decent Toilets for Women & Girls Vital for Gender Equality

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:55:54 +0100

Tim Wainwright is Chief Executive at WaterAidBy Tim WainwrightLONDON, Nov 16 2017 (IPS)This weekend marks World Toilet Day (November 19)– and the news is disheartening. One in three people are still waiting for a toilet; still having to face the indignity and often fear of relieving themselves in the open or using unsafe or unhygienic toilets. Tim Wainwright, CEO, WaterAid UKIt is frustrating that the headline statistics have not made greater progress two years into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), when having a toilet is such a fundamental boost to gender equality, as well as health, education and economic opportunity.In ‘Out of Order: State of the World’s Toilets 2017’, WaterAid’s annual analysis based on WHO-Unicef Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) data, we show th...



Nigeria:Nigeria Progress Slow Against Diarrhoea, Pneumonia

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 05:06:35 +0100

[Daily Trust] Nigeria failed to meet targets for pneumonia and diarrhoea prevention and treatment, according to a progress report by the International Vaccine Access Centre (IVAC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Diarrhoea-related diseases claim lives of 26 children each day in Afghanistan – UNICEF

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 21:10:35 +0100

Although the number of children under five years dying from diarrhoea each year in Afghanistan has dropped below 10,000 for the first time, the disease still claims the lives of 9,500 children, or 26 each day, the United Nations Children ’ s Fund (UNICEF) said Thursday. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)

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The need to incentivise antibiotic research | Letters

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 18:58:15 +0100

Thoughtful governmental action can make development of new drugs for small patient populations viable, saysProf David Roblin,whileDr Georgina Crayford responds to an article on efforts to cut the use of antibiotics in farmingDavid Cox reports on the “war on bugs” and development of “superantibiotics” (23 October). A blunderbuss is effective against the enemy, but what of the collateral damage? We humans contain more bacteria than human cells – our microbiome – which are key for many aspects of health. A more modern approach is to identify precisely the bacteria responsible for a disease, and use a narrow-spectrum antibiotic to target it. A neat example of the pitfalls of killing too wide a range of bacteria is provided by vancomycin, mentioned in the article, which is used...



Sudan:Number of 'Watery Diarrhoea' Cases in Sudan Dropped - OCHA

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:10:45 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Following more than a year of intensive efforts by the Sudanese Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN Children's Agency (UNICEF), and other health partners managed to mitigate the outbreak of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD), the number of cases in the country dropped significantly during the past weeks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Sudan:Acute Watery Diarrhoea Response Driving Cases Down

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:10:37 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The number of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) cases in Sudan has dropped significantly in the past weeks. An estimated 185,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan in 2017. Aid organisations continue to assist people in newly accessible areas of Central Darfur's Jebel Marra. In Central Darfur, a Return and Reconstruction Commission (RRC) has been established in the state by a presidential decree. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Cancer treatment side effects: Coping with diarrhoea, constipation and acid indigestion

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:01:38 +0100

Author KAREN McMILLAN and chef SAM MANNERING reveal how to deal with the side effects of chemotherapy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Lactose intolerance symptoms: Signs of dairy condition including diarrhoea

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:07:00 +0100

LACTOSE intolerance symptoms include bloating, abdominal pain and diarrhoea. These are the signs to look out for after eating or drinking dairy products. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Best supplements: Take THESE with antibiotics to AVOID diarrhoea and thrush

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 06:06:08 +0100

SUPPLEMENTS to replace the gut ’s bacteria are called probiotics. Experts say they can help prevent unpleasant side-effects if taken alongside antibiotics. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Sudan:Minister to Declare Sudan 'Watery Diarrhoea' Free

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:49:09 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The Sudanese Minister of Health, Bahar Idris Abu Garda, announced Sudan to be clear of the acute watery diarrhoea epidemic. His ministry completed all arrangements to declare Sudan free of the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Winter vomiting bug signs and symptoms: Do THIS to reduce norovirus risk

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:45:00 +0100

NOROVIRUS causes projectile vomiting and diarrhoea. This is how to prevent infection from the ‘winter vomiting bug’. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Sudan:'Over 35,000' Cholera Cases in Sudan - Who, Ministry

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:53:15 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -The total number of reported cases of 'acute watery diarrhoea' across 18 states of Sudan has reached over 35,000 people - including 800 related deaths since August 2016 - according to the latest update from the World Health Organization and the Sudanese Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Zimbabwe:Diarrhoea Hits 100 Pupils

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:25:53 +0100

[The Herald] An inexplicable bout of diarrhoea has affected over 100 pupils at Thornhill and Guinea Fowl high schools in Gweru and most of the children have since been hospitalised. Reports from the two schools indicate that some pupils failed to sit for their "O" level Geography paper 1 and Accounts Paper 1 examinations because of the diarrhoea. Both schools have recorded over 50 confirmed diarrhoea cases each in the last four days and parents have been forced to take their sick children to local medical institutions (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

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What causes diarrhoea? THESE five foods in your diet could be triggering an upset tummy

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:02:51 +0100

DIARRHOEA - or watery poo - can be caused certain foods in your diet that upset your tummy, such as broccoli, spices and caffeine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



IBS diet news: Food might NOT be main cause of symptoms

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:01:38 +0100

IBS - or irritable bowel syndrome - triggers symptoms including bloating and diarrhoea. While diet is thought to be a key cause, stress may be a bigger factor. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Poisoning - Moyo Suggests It May Have Been ARVs

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:03:20 +0100

[New Zimbabwe] Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo who is involved in a nasty fight with Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has suggested that Mugabe's number two may have suffered diarrhoea due to ARVs. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)



Zimbabwe:Mnangagwa Poisoning - Moyo Suggests It May Have Been ARVs

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:03:20 +0100

[New Zimbabwe] Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo who is involved in a nasty fight with Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has suggested that Mugabe's number two may have suffered diarrhoea due to ARVs. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)



Sudan: Cholera Epidemic Rages On

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 08:54:08 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur / Khartoum -The cholera epidemic that is sweeping Sudan has claimed further lives in Darfur and elsewhere across the country, however the Khartoum government - as well as some international agencies - still resolutely refer to 'acute watery diarrhoea'. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

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Sudan: Price Hikes Hit Darfur Health Centres, Khartoum Pharmacies

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 08:32:57 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur Camps / Khartoum -Five camps for displaced people in Darfur face the spread of malaria, fevers and diarrhoea amid increasing prices for medicines, camp residents reported. People protested the price hikes in pharmacies in Khartoum. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



IBS symptoms aggravated by THESE foods – cutting them from diet could decrease pain

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:01:40 +0100

IBS - or irritable bowel syndrome - can trigger pain and symptoms such as bloating, stomach cramps and diarrhoea. But changing your diet by avoiding certain ‘healthy’ foods could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Sudan: Khartoum State Closes School With Cholera Cases

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:10:49 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Jebel Awlia / Sharg El Nil -The Khartoum state Ministry of Health closed a school in Jebel Awlia locality after more than 20 students suffered from diarrhoea. Five of them were infected with cholera. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Rohingya: A Trail of Misfortune

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:29:28 +0100

A burnt down house in a Rohingya village in northern Rakhine State, a result of sectarian violence in August 2017. Credit: Moe Zaw/VOA/public domainBy Farid AhmedCOX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Sep 18 2017 (IPS)Forsaken and driven out by their home country Myanmar, tens of thousands of Rohingyas are struggling to survive in Bangladesh’s border districts amid scarcities of food, clean water and medical care, mostly for children and elderly people.In a desperate flight to escape brutal military persecution, men, women and children in the thousands have walked for miles, travelled on rickety fishing boats or waded through the Naf — the river that divides Bangladesh and Myanmar.“It was a nightmare…the crackle of bullets and burning flames still haunt me.” -- Rebeka Begum“I saw my hous...



Gut health: How often YOU should go to the loo and laxative advice revealed

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:01:00 +0100

CONSTIPATION, irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhoea are common health complaints, doctors have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Sudan: 'Diarrhoea Epidemic Under Control' - Sudan Health Minister

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:22:37 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur / South Kordofan / Sennar -According to the Sudanese Minister of Health, the spread of cholera -which the government continues to call acute watery diarrhoea- is under control. Two people died of the infectious disease and nearly 50 new cases were reported in the country over the weekend. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Zimbabwe: Mugabe Suffered Severe Diarrhoea for 2 Weeks, Says Grace

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 06:54:03 +0100

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe once asked for Defence Minister, Sydney Sekeramayi to his "deathbed" as he feared he could succumb to a food poisoning induced diarrhoea attack which condemned him to his bed for two weeks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Could a Mediterranean diet be as good as drugs for acid reflux?

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:00:00 +0100

Conclusion The results of this relatively small cohort study seem to show that a plant-based Mediterranean diet with alkaline water is equally good as PPI medication at treating acid reflux symptoms when people also follow standard advice to cut out certain things from their diet. This might suggest that the first port of call for people with gastro-oesophageal reflux could be to try a Mediterranean diet before going on PPI medication, to avoid potential side effects. There are, however, some limitations to this research: Cohort studies can only show links and cannot prove definite cause and effect, and retrospective cohorts such as this are even more limited than prospective cohorts. Prospective cohorts that follow people up over time have the advantage that they can at least assess and...



Toilet break warning: THIS appearing in your poo could be a sign of a serious gut problem

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 06:01:41 +0100

TOILET breaks can often indicate the state of of your health, with constipation, diarrhoea and blood in your stools a sign there is a potentially serious issue with your gut. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Sudan: Tens of Thousands Affected By Cholera, Heavy Rains

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 08:36:24 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Over 30,700 cases of acute watery diarrhoea were reported throughout the country, reports Federal Ministry of Health. Almost 64,000 people affected by heavy rains and flash floods throughout the country. According to UNHCR there are over 424,000 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. And the Qatar Fund for Development donates $70million towards development projects in Darfur, reports the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported in its latest biweekly bulletin. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

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Stomach bloating? How YOU can recognise signs of ill health from your gut

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 06:55:00 +0100

BLOATING, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhoea and food intolerance are some of the major complaints people have relating to their gut. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Gut health: How YOU can recognise signs of ill health from your stomach

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 03:00:00 +0100

BLOATING, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhoea and food intolerance are some of the major complaints people have relating to their gut. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Sudan: 'Central Darfur Must Prepare for Diarrhoea Epidemic'

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:35:59 +0100

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -About 42,300 people were affected by heavy rains and flash floods throughout the country. International aid agencies reported the need for accelerated preparedness for Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) and responses in Central Darfur. Aid reaches 1,000 displaced people who fled to El Sireaf, North Darfur, due to inter-tribal conflict in Central Darfur, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported in its latest biweekly bulletin. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Diarrhoea and vomiting warning: Why you should NEVER drink cloudy water

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 07:01:00 +0100

DIARRHOEA and vomiting are symptoms of gastrointestinal illnesses, linked by a new study to drinking cloudy water. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Poisonings went hand in hand with the drinking water in Pompeii

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:00:00 +0100

(University of Southern Denmark) The ancient Romans were famous for their advanced water supply. But the drinking water in the pipelines was probably poisoned on a scale that may have led to daily problems with vomiting, diarrhoea, and liver and kidney damage. This is the finding of analyses of water pipe from Pompeii. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

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Manchester father died of accidental overdose of Imodium

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:40:52 +0100

Aaron McCaffrey (pictured), 27, from Manchester became addicted to diarrhoea-relief tablets that he had stockpiled. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



What is gastroenteritis? Symptoms including projectile vomiting and diarrhoea explained

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:48:00 +0100

GASTROENTERITIS has caused a number of athletes in the World Championships in London to fall ill this week. But what is the condition and can you catch it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Why Breastfeeding Is One of the “Smartest Investments” for All Countries

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 07:08:58 +0100

May 18, 2017. A combined group of South Sudanese refugees and Ugandans take part in a class about breast feeding. Nyumanzi Refugee Settlement, Adjumani District. Conflict and famine in South Sudan have led to an exodus of refugees into Uganda. Credit: JAMES OATWAY/UNICEFBy Roshni MajumdarUNITED NATIONS, Aug 8 2017 (IPS)The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has released new findings on the economic gains—besides the obvious health benefits—of breastfeeding. Hailing the practice as an investment that ought to be supported by governments, the UN estimates that 4.70 dollars can push up rates of breastfeeding to 50 percent by 2025. Currently, only 23 countries can claim a rate above 60 percent. Overall, only 40 percent of children less than six months old are exclusively breastfed t...



IBS cure? Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms could be cured with THIS diet

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 09:41:47 +0100

IRRITABLE bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. Now experts have said a diet high in protein could ease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms? THIS diet could help soothe IBS and gut inflammation

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 09:01:45 +0100

IRRITABLE bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. Now experts have said a diet high in protein could ease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Cochrane seeks Managing Editor for Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group - Liverpool, UK

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 13:56:12 +0100

The Department of Clinical Sciences has an exciting opportunity for a Managing Editor to work in  the Cochrane Infectious Diseases GroupThe Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases.   This includes the Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global Health, which houses the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG), one of the first Cochrane Groups and highly successful, and well known for its exacting standards.As the Managing Editor of CIDG you will help organize review production across over 600 authors from some 52 countries. These reviews are around the effects of healthcare interventions for infectious diseases, particularly malaria, tuberculosis, diarrhoea, tropical diseases and HIV/AIDS. You will ...



Sudan: Sudan Insider - Cholera Across Sudan Rising

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 11:30:26 +0100

[Nuba Reports] According to Sudan's health ministry, roughly 265 deaths and 16,000 cases of "acute watery diarrhoea" have been recorded in 11 states across Sudan. The independent Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, however, have cited 22,000 cases and 700 fatalities since late May 2017. This figure is comparable to that of the National Epidemiological Corporation that cites 23,766 infections and 820 deaths since May. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Yemen Records 400,000 Cholera Cases

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 06:37:59 +0100

Tents set up at Alsabeen hospital in Sana'a Yemen for screening suspected cholera cases.By Roshni MajumdarUNITED NATIONS, Jul 27 2017 (IPS)The directors of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Food Programme (WFP) and World Health Organization (WHO) released a joint statement today shedding light on a deadly cholera epidemic engulfing war-torn Yemen. More than 400,000 cases of cholera are suspected, and nearly 1,900 people have died from associated cases in the last three months alone.The dire situation results from a culmination of factors, such as modern tactics of warfare that destroy water pipelines, as well as continuous bombing of schools and hospitals. More than 60 percent of the population remains uncertain of their next meal as famine looms.Nearly 2 million children are suffer...



Nigeria: Diarrhoea Outbreak in Lagos - 2 Dead, 25 Quarantined

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:17:39 +0100

[Vanguard] Lagos State Government has confirmed an outbreak of diarrhoea in the state, even as it confirmed two dead and 27 patients placed under surveillance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)



Nigeria: Lagos Confirms Two Deaths From Acute Diarrhoea

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:16:18 +0100

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Jide Idris, on Tuesday confirmed that two deaths had been recorded from the 27 cases line-listed in acute diarrhoea disease in some local government areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

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