RETROSPECTIVE LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON GASTROINTESTINAL MORBIDITY IN VSO VOLUNTEERS WORKING ABROAD
- Allergic rhinitis caused by food allergies. Cingi, Cemal; Demirbas, Duygu; Songu, Murat // European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;Sep2010, Vol. 267 Issue 9, p1327
Food allergies occur in 1â€“2% of adults and in 8% of children under 6 years of age. Food-induced allergies are immunological reactions that cause a variety of symptoms affecting the skin, gastrointestinal tract, and respiratory tract. The reactions are mediated by both IgE- and...
- Battle of the Bowels. // Australasian Science;May2013, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p43
The article stresses that gastrointestinal symptoms, that can include diarrhoea and constipation, can be triggered by combat training, according to a study involving 37 soldiers aged 19 to 23 that was carried out by Singaporean researchers.
- Prediction of gastrointestinal disease with over-the-counter diarrheal remedy sales records in the San Francisco Bay Area. Kirian, Michelle L.; Weintraub, June M. // BMC Medical Informatics & Decision Making;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p39
Background: Water utilities continue to be interested in implementing syndromic surveillance for the enhanced detection of waterborne disease outbreaks. The authors evaluated the ability of sales of over-the-counter diarrheal remedies available from the National Retail Data Monitor to predict...
- A thin man with a fat problem. Surawicz, Christina M. // Cortlandt Forum;08/25/98, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p137
Analyzes the case of a 51 year-old businessman diagnosed with sprue and diarrhea. Diagnosis of several gastrointestinal disorders; Medical findings on the case; Treatment recommended to the patient.
- Acute gastrointestinal effects of graded levels of copper in drinking water. Pizarro, Fernando; Olivares, Manuel; Uauy, Ricardo; Contreras, Patricia; Rebelo, Adriana; Gidi, Virginia // Environmental Health Perspectives;Feb1999, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p117
Determines the acute gastrointestinal effects caused by the consumption of drinking water containing graded levels of copper. Correlation between water consumption and gastrointestinal symptoms; Relationship between abdominal pain and vomiting with copper concentrations in water; Association...
- Trifluoperazine Reversal of Secretory Diarrhea in Pancreatic Cholera. Donowitz, Mark; Elta, Grace; Bloom, Stephen Robert; Nathanson, Larry // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug80, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p284
Describes the case of a woman diagnosed with pancreatic cholera syndrome. Use of trifluoperazine in the treatment of secretory diarrhea; Inhibition of intestinal electrolyte secretion; Efficiency of chlorpromazine treatment.
- Reflux, abdominal pain, diarrhea. D'Epiro, Nancy Walsh // Patient Care;4/15/1999, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p238
Studies the gastrointestinal symptoms reflux, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease; Common causes of acute abdominal pain; Causes of acute infectious diarrhea; Characteristics of chronic and inflammatory diarrhea; Role of...
- A Waterborne Outbreak of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 Infections and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: Implications for Rural Water Systems. Olsen, Sonja J.; Miller, Gayle; Breuer, Thomas; Kennedy, Malinda; Higgins, Charles; Walford, Jim; McKee, Gary; Fox, Kim; Bibb, William; Mead, Paul // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Apr2002, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p370
Identifies cases of acute gastrointestinal illness associated with drinking unchlorinated water among residents of Alpine, Wyoming and visitors from other U.S. states. Cases of diarrhea in Alpine, Wyoming from June to July 1998; Attack rates among persons exposed to municipal water;...
- Obesity and Chronic Gastrointestinal Tract Symptoms in Young Adults: A Birth Cohort Study. Talley, Nicholas J.; Howell, Stuart; Poulton, Richie // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2004, Vol. 99 Issue 9, p1807
BACKGROUND: An unexplained epidemic of obesity is occurring but the relationship between obesity and gastrointestinal (GI) tract function is unclear. We aimed to evaluate the association between body mass index (BMI) and specific GI symptoms.METHODS: A birth cohort in Dunedin, New Zealand, aged...