Health

Bangladesh stops open defecation in just over a decade

Answering nature's call was once a nightmare for Rashida Begum, who had to creep around the jungle for a suitably private spot. Her home had no toilet, like the thousands of others in her crowded cluster of farming villages ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Deadly diarrhea caused by wastewater on crops

Researchers have identified that the use of wastewater to irrigate vegetable crops, which is common across developing countries, may significantly contribute to deadly health risks such as rotavirus, a major cause of diarrheal ...

Medications

New rotavirus vaccines seem safer, studies find

Researchers say that newer vaccines against rotavirus, a severe diarrheal disease in children, appear safer than an earlier one that was pulled from the market 15 years ago.

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