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Aussie flu ‘epidemic’: Stop virus spreading by coughing into your elbow
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diarrhoea and vomiting bug has been found in tap water
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)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diarrhoea and vomiting warning: Schools closed and THOUSANDS told to boil tap water
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Side effects significantly reducing adherence to diabetes drugs
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)
Source: Nursing Times - January 9, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Wake up in the night needing the loo? Sudden diarrhoea could be a sign of diabetes
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malawi:Ministry of Health Ready to Protect Pupils in School Feeding Program From Cholera
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Kabwe Authorities Act to Curb Cholera
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What is gastroenteritis? Signs and symptoms include vomiting and diarrhoea
GASTROENTERITIS is caused by an inflammation of the stomach and bowel. Symptoms of the condition include vomiting and diarrhoea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Sudan:More Diarrhoea Cases Among Children in Camp
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

NHS uses sickness data as early warning to cope with winter surges
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)
Source: NHS Networks - December 18, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Rohingyas: Lurching from Crisis to Crisis
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 wat...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farid Ahmed Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs Projects Women's Health Bangladesh International Organization Source Type: news

10 early signs of cancer in MEN including weight loss and bleeding
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ulcerative colitis symptoms: Painful joints and red eyes signs of a flare up
ULCERATIVE COLITIS symptoms include diarrhoea and tummy pain. Here are the other signs you could have the inflammatory bowel condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Persistent diarrhoea and painful joints? The symptoms of ulcerative colitis REVEALED
ULCERATIVE COLITIS symptoms include diarrhoea and tummy pain. Here are the other signs you could have the inflammatory bowel condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food poisoning warning: Why you should ALWAYS eat eggs by ‘best before’ date
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food poisoning symptoms: Five ways to enjoy turkey safely at Christmas
FOOD poisoning symptoms include vomiting and diarrhoea. Here are five ways to avoid becoming poorly from the Christmas turkey. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food poisoning symptoms: Do YOU know these FIVE ways to enjoy turkey safely at Christmas?
FOOD poisoning symptoms include vomiting and diarrhoea. Here are five ways to avoid becoming poorly from the Christmas turkey. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pharmacist reveals medicines to stock up for Christmas
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)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanzania:Govt Loses U.S.$151 Billion in Fighting Epidemics
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Faecal transplant effectively treats recurrent or unresponsive Clostridium difficile
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. (So...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS symptoms? THIS may be the real cause of your watery diarrhoea
IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME symptoms may actually be caused by another condition, known as bile acid diarrhoea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya:Diarrhoea Outbreak Hits Isiolo County
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The real reason you may have an upset tum
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)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slimmers warned of dangers of online weight loss pills
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)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 30, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Protein in dairy products causes problems, not intolerance
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)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS symptoms reduced by eating THIS 9p vegetable - added fibre the KEY to diet cure
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS symptoms could be reduced by eating more of THIS 9p vegetable
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: 10 early signs of the disease in MEN including weight loss and bleeding
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan:Red Sea Hospital Reports New 'Watery Diarrhoea' Cases
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for digestion: Brush your teeth with THIS after dinner to STOP bloating
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS diet cure: Sufferers whose main symptom is diarrhoea should take THIS supplement
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Decent Toilets for Women & Girls Vital for Gender Equality
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 ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tim Wainwright Tags: Development & Aid Gender Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Nigeria:Nigeria Progress Slow Against Diarrhoea, Pneumonia
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Diarrhoea-related diseases claim lives of 26 children each day in Afghanistan – UNICEF
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)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - November 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The need to incentivise antibiotic research | Letters
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 dis...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 2, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Antibiotics Pharmaceuticals industry Health Farming Environment Society UK news Business Medical research Science Source Type: news

Sudan:Number of 'Watery Diarrhoea' Cases in Sudan Dropped - OCHA
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Acute Watery Diarrhoea Response Driving Cases Down
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cancer treatment side effects: Coping with diarrhoea, constipation and acid indigestion
Author KAREN McMILLAN and chef SAM MANNERING reveal how to deal with the side effects of chemotherapy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lactose intolerance symptoms: Signs of dairy condition including diarrhoea
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements: Take THESE with antibiotics to AVOID diarrhoea and thrush
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan:Minister to Declare Sudan 'Watery Diarrhoea' Free
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 23, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Winter vomiting bug signs and symptoms: Do THIS to reduce norovirus risk
NOROVIRUS causes projectile vomiting and diarrhoea. This is how to prevent infection from the ‘winter vomiting bug’. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan:'Over 35,000' Cholera Cases in Sudan - Who, Ministry
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Diarrhoea Hits 100 Pupils
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What causes diarrhoea? THESE five foods in your diet could be triggering an upset tummy
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS diet news: Food might NOT be main cause of symptoms
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)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Poisoning - Moyo Suggests It May Have Been ARVs
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 9, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Mnangagwa Poisoning - Moyo Suggests It May Have Been ARVs
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 9, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sudan: Cholera Epidemic Rages On
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Price Hikes Hit Darfur Health Centres, Khartoum Pharmacies
[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)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news