gastroenteritis

Peppermint relieves irritable bowel disorder


April 20th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Peppermint may help in relieving irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which affects up to a fifth of the population.For the first time, the researchers from the University of ... Read more...

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Peppermint relieves bowel disorder


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Peppermint helps in relieving irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) which affects up to a fifth of the population.It is a disorder characterised most commonly by cramping, abdominal ... Read more...

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44 scrub typhus deaths in Himachal


March 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 31 (IANS) Forty-four deaths were reported in Himachal Pradesh in the past two years due to scrub typhus, a rickettsial disease caused by the bite of an infected ... Read more...

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‘Indian infants make 25 percent of global diarrhea deaths’


March 9th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Indian infants, below the age of five, make for one-fourth of the total global deaths due to diarrhea-related causes, experts here said Wednesday."Of the 610,000 ... Read more...

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6-month drug regimen ‘reduces HIV risk for breastfeeding infants’


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that giving breastfeeding infants of HIV-infected mothers a daily dose of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine for six months halved the risk of ... Read more...

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Babies can be given solid food earlier than six months


January 14th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) New mothers have been told to breastfeed their babies for six months only to prevent allergies, food aversion and even obesity but now research says babies can be ... Read more...

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CGF deny contamination fears in CWG swimming pools as pigeon rumours do rounds


October 8th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 8(ANI): The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has played down fears of contamination in the swimming pools at the Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Aquatics Complex in New Delhi.A CGF spokesman said ... Read more...

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Over 50 England, Australian swimmers sick in Delhi (Lead)


October 7th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/London, Oct 7 (IANS) More than 50 swimmers from England and Australia have taken ill at the Commonwealth Games, with at least two of the Australian swimmers pulling out of their events.Team ... Read more...

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Dozen Australian swimmers take ill at Commonwealth Games


October 7th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 7 (IANS) Over a dozen Australian swimmers have fallen sick, and two of them have pulled out of their events Thursday. An official said the illness "seems quite isolated to ... Read more...

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60,000 flood victims suffering from epidemics in Balochistan


September 6th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Sep 6(ANI): Over 60,000 flood survivors in five districts of Pakistan's Balochistan province are reportedly suffering from epidemics, particularly gastroenteritis and malaria.Sources said that the people were suffering due to ... Read more...

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Gastroenteritis outbreak hits Ludhiana


September 1st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Sep 1 (ANI): There has been a outbreak of gastroenteritis in Ludhiana and around 34 people have been admitted to local hospitals.Most of the cases have been registered from ... Read more...

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Disease, hunger kill 17 flood survivors in Pakistan


August 31st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (DPA) At least 17 flood victims, including nine children, have died from disease and hunger in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh, officials and media reports said Tuesday. Authorities have struggled ... Read more...

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Death toll from Pakistan’s floods reach 1,500


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – The worst floods in Pakistan's history has killed up to 1,500 people and affected 2.5 million more, being the northwest region of the country the most damaged, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cheryl Cole contracts malaria


July 6th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Cheryl Cole has contracted the potentially deadly disease malaria.She caught the disease on a trip to Tanzania with her dancer friend Derek Hough.The X Factor went to ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole faints at ‘X-Factor’ photo shoot


July 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has pulled out of talent hunt show "X-Factor" after she collapsed at a photo shoot. The "Girls Aloud" star has been working relentlessly since splitting with ... Read more...

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New finding may help combat typhoid fever-causing bacteria


April 16th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have identified a switch that enables Salmonella bacteria to sabotage host cells.Researchers from Imperial College London say that their finding could ultimately lead ... Read more...

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Ganga may cleanse sins but it also infects you


January 29th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Haridwar, Jan 29 (IANS) A dip in the Ganga here, especially during the ongoing Maha Kumbh Mela, may wash away your sins but leave you with skin diseases, stomach bugs ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Over 200 poisoned with ‘holy water’ in Russia (Lead)


January 25th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Irkutsk (Russia), Jan 25 (RIA Novosti) More than 200 people have been poisoned after drinking "holy water" from wells during the religious ceremony of Epiphany here in east Siberia, a local consumer ... Read more...

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Lily Allen pulls out of Spanish music festival due to illness


July 20th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Brit pop singer Lily Allen was forced to pull out of a Spanish music festival, as she was too ill to fly to the event.Allen, 24, was due ... Read more...

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Power cuts affecting municipal hospitals in Delhi: Mayor


June 29th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With power cuts becoming a routine feature in the national capital and residents reeling under the merciless heat - municipal hospitals are finding it tough to carry ... Read more...

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Medical aid to West Bengal cyclone victims


June 9th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
South 24 Pargana (WB), June 9 (ANI): Army has set up medical camps for the displaced victims of cyclone Aila, residing in the relief camps in South 24 Pargana district near the ... Read more...

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Relief workers fear epidemic in Sundarbans after Cyclone Aila


June 1st, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) Volunteers involved in relief operations in the cyclone ravaged Sundarbans of West Bengal are fearing an epidemic once the floodwater recedes in the mangrove forests that cover the ... Read more...

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Depeche Mode’s O2 gig derailed due to tumour scare


May 29th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): British electronic music pioneers, Depeche Mode, have cancelled their homecoming gig at the O2 after announcing that its lead singer, Dave Gahan, was recovering from an emergency cancer ... Read more...

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Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan has cancer surgery


May 28th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan has undergone surgery to remove a cancerous tumor in his bladder, just two weeks after collapsing in a dressing room in Athens and being rushed to ... Read more...

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Depeche Mode’s lead singer David Gahan falls ill


May 14th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by GD
The concert by the Depeche Mode, in Athens Greece, that was scheduled for 12th May had to be canceled, as the lead singer of the band fell ill and had to ... Read more...

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Depeche Mode have cancelled their Greece concert after lead singer Dave Gahan was rushed to hospital in Athens


May 13th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
More than 20,000 Depeche Mode fans who had gathered at Athens’ Terra Vibe Park for the May 12 concert were told the show would not go ahead after Gahan reportedly fell ... Read more...

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Cholera cases in Hyderabad rise to 26


May 11th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) The number of cholera cases here rose to 26 as hundreds of people who fell sick due to suspected water contamination in different parts of the state were ... Read more...

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36-year-old McGain to debut for Oz, replaces sick Marcus North for Cape Town Test


March 19th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Mar.19 (ANI): Thirty-six-year-old Victorian leg spinner Bryce McGain achieved a cherished dream on Thursday, when he was told that he would be making his Test debut for ... Read more...

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Floods leave a trail of disease in Gorakhpur


August 7th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur, Aug 7 (ANI): Floodwaters have started receding in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, but water-borne diseases have started taking a toll. The floodwaters have cut off hundreds of villages in the region. ... Read more...

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Carbonated drinks no good for oral rehydration: study


May 27th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) Medical experts have warned against administering 'flat' carbonated drinks to children with acute vomiting and diarrhoea, as an alternative to oral rehydration. Oral rehydration solution comprises an ideal ... Read more...

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Flat colas not an effective alternative to oral rehydration solution


May 27th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Parents should not give their children flat carbonated drinks to rehydrate them after sickness and diarrhoea, according to a new study.Researchers at Watford General Hospital in Hertfordshire ... Read more...

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Probiotics may help prevent allergies


April 26th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
London , Apr 26 (ANI): A new study has found that if pregnant mothers and infants are exposed to probiotic bacteria, it can result in triggering the growth of the immune ... Read more...

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Outbreak of gastroenteritis in Bangalore


January 31st, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Jan 31 (ANI): At least 200 people here have been admitted to various city hospitals over the last four days after they reported symptoms of gastroenteritis. Read more...

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Now, telemedicine to control epidemics during natural disasters


December 2nd, 2007 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 2 (ANI): A satellite network can play a significant role in the efficient monitoring of health situations and epidemics in the event of natural disasters like earthquake.This became evident ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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