Only 39 percent of children in developing nations receive the recommended treatment for diarrheal
The studies in Africa were conducted among populations with high infant and child mortality, poor sanitary conditions, high diarrheal
disease mortality, and high maternal HIV prevalence.
Napo's drug development efforts should come as welcome news for all those supporters of such a call to action and to those who suffer from the immense mortality and morbidity imposed on children from diarrheal
During the dry season, children aged 1-2 years were most likely to suffer from diarrheal
diseases, and children of all ages were most vulnerable when vegetables were washed only with water or with water and soap, not disinfected with chlorine; when drinking water was stored in an unprotected cistern or bucket or had a bad taste; and when children lived in crowded conditions.
Our work with Roche is an example of the different kinds of partnerships required to make the goal of reducing childhood deaths from diarrheal
diseases in the developing world a reality," said Dr.
Painter is a medical epidemiologist in the Foodborne Outbreak and Surveillance Unit of the Foodborne and Diarrheal
Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This procedure allowed us to compare point estimates of nitrate/nitrite exposure with other continuous, categoric, and ranked risk factors such as the presence or absence of diarrheal
disease, reported severity of diarrheal
disease, the use of vitamin supplements, the presence, absence, and/or duration of breast-feeding, and whether or not first-generation relatives experienced MHG.
Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control in Atlantic has received what its director has described as a "wealth of evidence" linking consumption of this milk with serious diarrheal
diseases that can result in death--most notably, campylobacteriosis and a virulent form of salmonellosis.
Sack, MD, Former Director of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) Named Chair of Non-profit Pharmaceutical Company's Diarrheal
Disease Program Strategic Advisory Board
Sarkar, National Institute of Cholera & Enteric Diseases (ICMR) WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training on Diarrheal
Diseases, P-33, C.
In recent years, researchers have been investigating links between climate variation and diarrheal
In addition to Maalox(TM) Daily Fiber Therapy and Maalox(TM) Anti- Diarrheal
, RPR also will introduce Maalox(TM) Anti-Gas Tablets with special marketing promotions later this year.
Roche and the Institute for OneWorld Health announced today that they have entered into a collaboration under which OneWorld Health will screen compounds from the Roche library to identify a potential new drug for the treatment of diarrheal
diseases, which kills approximately 2 million children under the age of five in developing countries each year.
Breiman is head of the Programme on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences at the International Centre for Diarrheal
Disease Research, Bangladesh-Centre for Health and Population Research in Bangladesh.
Lack of safe water supplies is an important factor in diarrheal