ARTICLES RELATING TO DIARRHOEA

More beans and lentils may benefit your heart

2014-04-08 10:13

Canadian researchers found that one daily serving of legumes – foods like beans, chickpeas, lentils and peas – was linked to a reduction in 'bad' cholesterol.

Killer pig virus hits US pork producers

2014-03-14 15:05

Small pork producers in the US need disaster assistance because of a virus that has killed over four million pigs countrywide.

Researchers discover mechanisms of bowel movement

2014-02-26 12:12

Researchers were unsure about the exact mechanisms behind a bowel movement, but new findings reveal that two sets of so-called 'pacemakers' work together to create a certain rhythm.

Salmonella sends 42 to hospital in Limpopo

2014-01-29 10:55

Salmonella was the likely cause of a diarrhoea outbreak in Limpopo earlier this week where 42 people were hospitalised.

Suspected norovirus strikes cruise passengers

2014-01-28 05:00

US officials are investigating an illness outbreak that has stricken at least 300 people on a Caribbean cruise ship.

Diarrhoea: what everyone should know

2014-01-27 11:22

Diarrhoea can be a killer. Here's what you should know about its causes, its symptoms and its treatment.

Couple drinks own urine on TV

2014-01-17 12:41

A British couple has caused a furore on Twitter after drinking their own urine on a prime-time TV breakfast show.

City takes precautions for diarrhoea season

2014-01-13 17:42

The City of Cape Town is working hard to prevent diarrhoea-related fatalities during the summer.

Vaccine for 'cruise ship virus' arriving soon

2013-10-07 11:05

An early test of an experimental vaccine for a stomach sickness that affects scores of cruise ship passengers reduced symptoms of vomiting and diarrhoea by half.

Breastfeeding is best

2013-08-28 13:21

With only one in three babies under the age of six months being exclusively breastfed in South Africa, the spotlight is on the benefits of breast milk for babies.

The importance of a colonoscopy

2013-05-31 10:06

Most people dread the preparation for a colonoscopy, but researchers say new techniques are on the horizon.

Public pools contaminated with human waste

2013-05-17 08:45

Up to 50% of pool filters that were tested in a study contained E-coli bacteria found in human faeces.

Baby poop colours

2013-02-25 15:26

Find out what all of the different colours of baby poop may mean.

KZN's conjoined twins die

2009-06-08 12:22

Holy and Amazing, the seven-month-old conjoined twins who captured the hearts of people in Pietermaritzburg, have died.

 

Killer pig virus hits US pork producers

2014-03-14 15:52

Small pork producers in the US need disaster assistance because of a virus that has killed over four million pigs countrywide.

6 FAQ on lactose intolerance

2014-03-13 11:15

If you suffer from lactose intolerance, you will know the painful symptoms it causes. We answer your most frequently asked questions.

Salmonella sends 42 to hospital in Limpopo

2014-01-29 13:00

Salmonella was the likely cause of a diarrhoea outbreak in Limpopo earlier this week where 42 people were hospitalised.

Cruise ship returns to US after disease outbreak

2014-01-28 11:18

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship headed back to its home port in the US after hundreds of passengers and crew members fell ill with vomiting and diarrhoea.

Suspected norovirus strikes cruise passengers

2014-01-27 11:54

US officials are investigating an illness outbreak that has stricken at least 300 people on a Caribbean cruise ship.

Urine-drinking couple p*sses off millions

2014-01-17 13:30

A British couple has caused a furore on Twitter after drinking their own urine on a prime-time TV breakfast show.

City takes precautions for diarrhoea season

2014-01-15 05:00

The City of Cape Town is working hard to prevent diarrhoea-related fatalities during the summer.

Public pools: dodge those germs

2013-11-25 16:27

Swimming is excellent exercise, and the relatively minor health risks of public pools shouldn't put you off - especially if you take these basic precautions.

Breastfeeding is best

2013-08-28 16:30

With only one in three babies under the age of six months being exclusively breastfed in South Africa, the spotlight is on the benefits of breast milk for babies.

Probiotics with antibiotics may prevent diarrhoea

2013-06-03 11:31

Taking "good" bacteria known as probiotics may help prevent diarrhoea brought on by a tough-to-treat infection that often results from taking antibiotics.

Bowel issues affect 3 in 4 pregnant women

2013-05-27 09:21

Nearly three out of four pregnant women experience bowel problems a new study finds.

India announces low-cost rotavirus vaccine

2013-05-15 10:34

India announces development of cheap vaccine against major cause of diarrhoea deaths in kids.

Chocolate a death risk for dogs

2013-04-12 09:32

Threat comes from substance called theobromine that's similar to caffeine, FDA warns.

Climate change to worsen diarrhoea in Africa

2013-03-28 07:05

A new study finds that climate drives a large part of African diarrhoeal disease and increases the threat to vulnerable communities.

More zinc please!

2010-04-26 07:00

Upping your zinc intake can lower the chances of your baby having diarrhoea.

 
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