Diarrhea

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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Research shows how Ebola virus interacts with human lipids

Research shows how Ebola virus interacts with human lipids

Lab mice may have differences in small-intestine microbiome as compared to humans

Lab mice may have differences in small-intestine microbiome as compared to humans

AAN issues new guideline for sleep problems in children and teens with autism

AAN issues new guideline for sleep problems in children and teens with autism

Georgia State researcher receives $1.67 million federal grant to study gut immunity

Georgia State researcher receives $1.67 million federal grant to study gut immunity

Fly model could help lay the foundation for new therapies to fight 'difficult' pathogen

Fly model could help lay the foundation for new therapies to fight 'difficult' pathogen

China reports H5N1 bird flu in Hunan amid coronavirus crisis

China reports H5N1 bird flu in Hunan amid coronavirus crisis

Scientists reveal clinical features of Wuhan coronavirus patients

Scientists reveal clinical features of Wuhan coronavirus patients

Researchers discover a defense mechanism that protects cells from microbial attacks

Researchers discover a defense mechanism that protects cells from microbial attacks

Pulmonary imaging key to diagnosing vaping-related lung damage

Pulmonary imaging key to diagnosing vaping-related lung damage

Algae improves human gastrointestinal issues, study shows

Algae improves human gastrointestinal issues, study shows

Researchers discover how bacterial pathogens switch into attack mode

Researchers discover how bacterial pathogens switch into attack mode

Important things you need to know about seasonal flu

Important things you need to know about seasonal flu

Mice study offers new insight on irritable bowel syndrome

Mice study offers new insight on irritable bowel syndrome

UMSOM research shows even milder cases of diarrheal diseases can lead to child mortality

UMSOM research shows even milder cases of diarrheal diseases can lead to child mortality

Maternal microbiota is a source of newborn immunity, shows study

Maternal microbiota is a source of newborn immunity, shows study

Single-particle method helps determine isoelectric point of viruses

Single-particle method helps determine isoelectric point of viruses

New tools to predict childhood diarrheal disease outbreaks in Botswana

New tools to predict childhood diarrheal disease outbreaks in Botswana

Bile acids help norovirus to infect cells of the small intestine

Bile acids help norovirus to infect cells of the small intestine

Diarrhea in young children linked to La Niña climate conditions

Diarrhea in young children linked to La Niña climate conditions

Proton therapy has similar cure rates, fewer serious side effects compared with traditional radiation

Proton therapy has similar cure rates, fewer serious side effects compared with traditional radiation