Diarrhea

Diarrhea is loose, watery stools. A person with diarrhea typically passes stool more than three times a day. People with diarrhea may pass more than a quart of stool a day.
What is Diarrhea?

The term diarrhea (also spelled diarrhoea) refers to passage of loose, watery stools. The usual frequency of passing loose stools or watery stools in cases of diarrhea is at least three or more times a day.

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FDA approves first drug for patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome in nearly 14 years

FDA approves first drug for patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome in nearly 14 years

Two studies shed light on the biology and potential vulnerabilities of schistosomes

Two studies shed light on the biology and potential vulnerabilities of schistosomes

Most people with COVID-19 develop symptoms, study says

Most people with COVID-19 develop symptoms, study says

New lactic acid bacteria can be used to make camel milk products safer

New lactic acid bacteria can be used to make camel milk products safer

Spider venom peptide could help stop pain in irritable bowel syndrome

Spider venom peptide could help stop pain in irritable bowel syndrome

Sotorasib phase 1 trial shows encouraging anti-cancer activity in lung, colorectal cancers

Sotorasib phase 1 trial shows encouraging anti-cancer activity in lung, colorectal cancers

KRASG12C inhibitor sotorasib shows durable clinical benefits for solid cancers

KRASG12C inhibitor sotorasib shows durable clinical benefits for solid cancers

Adding abemaciclib to hormonal therapy reduces recurrence in patients with HR+ HER2- early breast cancer

Adding abemaciclib to hormonal therapy reduces recurrence in patients with HR+ HER2- early breast cancer

Michigan sees increasing EEE cases

Michigan sees increasing EEE cases

LOX-1-immature neutrophils may help identify COVID-19 patients at risk of thrombosis complication

LOX-1-immature neutrophils may help identify COVID-19 patients at risk of thrombosis complication

Study highlights the importance of considering strain differences when designing therapies

Study highlights the importance of considering strain differences when designing therapies

Study links COVID-19 to multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Study links COVID-19 to multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to child and maternal health services, show surveys

COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to child and maternal health services, show surveys

Study compares clinical features of COVID-19 and seasonal influenza in children

Study compares clinical features of COVID-19 and seasonal influenza in children

Limited gut inflammation in COVID-19

Limited gut inflammation in COVID-19

MIS-C linked to COVID-19 damages children's hearts

MIS-C linked to COVID-19 damages children's hearts

Therapeutic derived from turmeric shows promise in treating canine ocular condition

Therapeutic derived from turmeric shows promise in treating canine ocular condition

UChicago Medicine launches clinical trial to test the potential of antibody against SARS-CoV-2

UChicago Medicine launches clinical trial to test the potential of antibody against SARS-CoV-2

Genomic analysis of specific E. coli strain can help develop potential vaccines

Genomic analysis of specific E. coli strain can help develop potential vaccines