By: Gastroenterology of Greater Orlando The International Foundation of Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) established April as IBS Awareness Month in 1997. Since then, we have used the month to raise...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Thursday that the number of hospital visits for diarrhea in the country has increased recently, and the pathogens...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Center for Water and Food Transmission Diseases (NDTHA) of the Health Department of Acre (Sesacre) reports of the 22 municipalities in Acre, 11 are on high alert–...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Costa Rica Health Surveillance Directorate is reporting a significant decline in diarrhea cases, which they say is due to the health measures implemented to prevent...

Last Friday, the UN held it’s first World Food Safety Day and some staggering figures were released: An estimated 600 million — almost 1 in 10 people in the world — fall ill after eating contaminated...

The Nigerian government says 1,068 people have been infected following an outbreak of Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) in at least 10 local government areas of Borno State. Borno State Commissioner for Health...

A Philippine News Agency report last week stated 169 people were sickened with diarrhea and vomiting symptoms recently in Sibulan, Negros Oriental due to what is believed to have been fecal contamination...

Fads and movements on what we do and don’t put in our bodies seem to plague the US and latest one has originated out of California. There has been a huge demand in Silicon Valley for very expensive “raw...

New culture-independent tests are much more sensitive than traditional diagnostic methods in detecting the cause of infectious diarrhea, a significant problem that leads to nearly 500,000 hospitalizations...

An outbreak of diarrhea on the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has resulted in nine fatalities due to extreme dehydration, according to a local media report Saturday. Outbreaks have been confirmed...