Holiday rep, 22, was told she had just DAYS to live after she developed deadly bowel inflammation

Hayley Kelsey, now 25, thought too much milk was triggering her diarrhoea and abdominal cramps when they suddenly came on in January 2016, while she was working as a rep in Turkey,
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Authors: Brechmann T, Günther K, Neid M, Tannapfel A, Schmiegel W Abstract Background/aims: Drug-induced colitis (DiC) is a rarely reported form of colonopathy and data about the clinical and endoscopic characteristics are scarce. The aim was to investigate the phenotype of DiC. Methods: Patients in a retrospective case control study were assigned to either DiC or one of two age- and gender-matched control groups (non-inflammatory controls and inflammatory colitis from other causes) based on histopathological findings. Patients' basic characteristics, symptoms, biochemical results and endoscopic appearance wer...
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Drug Investigation - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Nature, Published online: 19 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1312-2An intestine-critical region on human chromosome 16, and its regulation of PERCC1, a newly identified gene, is shown to underlie the genetic basis of a severe, inherited form of diarrhoea.
Source: Nature AOP - Category: Research Authors: Source Type: research
Condition:   Diarrhoea;Acute Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: Imunoglukan PH4;   Dietary Supplement: Placebo (vitamin C syrup) Sponsors:   Medical University of Warsaw;   Nutricia Foundation;   PLEURAN s.r.o. Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSIONS: Available evidence from randomised trials suggests that medical treatment with vaginal misoprostol may be an acceptable alternative to surgical evacuation or expectant management. In general, side effects of medical treatment were minor, consisting mainly of nausea and diarrhoea. There were no major differences in effectiveness between different routes of administration. Treatment satisfaction was addressed in only a few studies, in which the majority of women were satisfied with the received intervention. Since the quality of evidence is low or very low for several comparisons, mainly because they included on...
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
This study was undertaken to evaluate the antimicrobial resistance patterns of toxigenic C. difficile isolates cultured from diarrhoeal stool samples of hospitalised patients with suspected CDI in three tertiary care hospitals in Tehran, Iran.MethodsTwo hundred and fifty diarrhoeal stool samples were investigated by toxigenic culture using cycloserine-cefoxitin-fructose agar and the VERO cell line. Antimicrobial susceptibility to metronidazole, vancomycin, clindamycin, tetracycline, and moxifloxacin was performed by disk diffusion and Etest methods on Brucella Blood Agar supplemented with hemin and vitamin K.ResultsThirty-...
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Authors: Das SK, Prusty A, Samantaray D, Hasan M, Jena S, Patra JK, Samanta L, Thatoi H Abstract Xylocarpus granatum is a medicinal mangrove plant, traditionally used for the treatment of diarrhoea, cholera, fever, dyslipidaemia, inflammation, etc. The present study was aimed to evaluate the in vitro antidiabetic (α-glucosidase inhibition assay) and antioxidant (ABTS scavenging and metal chelating assay) activities of ethanol, methanol, and aqueous extracts of leaves and barks of X. granatum followed by in vivo antidiabetic and antioxidant evaluation of ethanol bark extracts in streptozotocin- (STZ-) induced ...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Boehringer Ingelheim announces winners of BVDzero Scholarship ProgrammeThe aim of this initiative is to increase bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) awareness among veterinary studentsThis programme has been implemented in collaboration with the World Association for Buiatrics, as an incentive to participate in the World Buiatrics Congress 2020 in Madrid
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - Category: Research Source Type: news
AbstractIntroductionRotavirus gastroenteritis is the leading cause of severe diarrhoea among young children
Source: Infectious Diseases and Therapy - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
This study will assess the effect of adjunctive clindamycin on patient-centred outcomes in severe, toxin-mediatedS. aureus infections. The pilot study will provide feasibility for a much larger RCT.Trial registrationAustralian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry,ACTRN12617001416381p. Registered on 6 October 2017.
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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