News tagged with stool samples
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study in the US has shown that the type of "good" bacteria that predominate in human stools varies with the diet.
Medical research Sep 02, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (8) | 4 |
Scientists used an iPhone and a camera lens to diagnose intestinal worms in rural Tanzania, a breakthrough that could help doctors treat patients infected with the parasites, a study said on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 1
Our bodies contain far more microbial genes than human genes. And a new study suggests that just as human DNA varies from person to person, so too does the massive collection of microbial DNA in the intestine.
Medical research Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Dogs can sniff out Clostridium difficile (the infective agent that is responsible for many of the dreaded "hospital acquired infections") in stool samples and even in the air surrounding patients in hospital with a very h ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Pediatric rotavirus vaccination also indirectly protects unvaccinated adults from the highly contagious cause of severe diarrhea and vomiting, suggests a new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases and available online ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Levels of certain gut bacteria and low protein intake may raise children's risk of being obese, new research suggests.
Health May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Three health researchers have set up a project called uBiome, on the crowd sourcing site indiegogo, with the aim of sequencing the human microbiome—microbes that live on and in the hu ...
Medical research Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Fecal transplantation—an innovative enema treatment—may help reduce or eliminate symptoms of ulcerative colitis in most children and young adults, according to a small study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Testing patients with just three risk factors upon hospital admission has potential to identify nearly three out of four asymptomatic carriers of C. difficile, according to a new study published in the May issue of the Am ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Transmission of Clostridium difficile in hospitals may not be through contact with infected patients
Contrary to current convention by which infection with the organism Clostridium difficile is regarded as an infection that is acquired by contact with symptomatic patients known to be infected with C. difficile, these may acc ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0