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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists develop new early warning system for cholera epidemics

In two recently published papers, Tufts University School of Engineering researchers have established new techniques for predicting the severity of seasonal cholera epidemics months before they occur and with a greater degree ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Engineered rice protects against rotavirus infection

For children and immune compromised adults in developing countries, diarrheal disease induced by rotavirus can be life threatening. Current rotaviral vaccines are highly effective in the Western world, but are not as effective ...

Pediatrics

Implementation research and child diarrhea

While considerable recent progress has been made against childhood diarrheal diseases, the number of children dying from diarrhoea remains unacceptably high.

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