traveler's diarrhea


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traveler's diarrhea

n.
Diarrhea occurring among travelers, especially in regions where sanitation is poor.
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Askin patch vaccine designed to prevent traveler's diarrhea was clinically unsuccessful in a phase III trial.
An antibiotic typically used to combat traveler's diarrhea might benefit some people with irritable bowel syndrome, a vexing condition that has few good treatment options, a pair of studies has found.
The company was already preparing itself for a loss of some EUR 40 million this year, but the latest blow in the Phase II and Phase III studies of a vaccine candidate against traveler's diarrhea, forced it to lower the full-year forecast even more.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Scientists have identified the structure of bacteria responsible for traveler's diarrhea.
Traveler's Diarrhea - #1 Health Risk for Travelers to Developing Countries
Other informative tables describe the safe selection of food and water, drugs for preventing and treating traveler's diarrhea, the use of melatonin to prevent jet lag, potential interactions between antiretroviral and travel-related medications, and the differential diagnoses of travel-related skin lesions.
The bacteria strain in Culturelle, Lactobacillus GG, has been researched for its effectiveness in managing a variety of conditions including antibiotic-associated diarrhea, traveler's diarrhea, immune system support, Clostridium difficile and atopic eczema, among others.
Every traveler has heard the admonition "Don't drink the water," but HIV-positive vacationers should take the warning especially seriously, Contaminated water can cause traveler's diarrhea and even such life-threatening conditions as cryptosporidiosis, salmonella, cholera, and typhoid.
Traveler's diarrhea is the most common complaint for travelers, Goad said.
Traveler's diarrhea or "Montezuma's revenge" is the most common illness that plagues tourists.
In general, loperamide plus antibiotics can be considered for adult patients with suspected or proven shigellosis as well as those with traveler's diarrhea and other dysenterylike illnesses.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Traveler's Diarrhea.