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Deadly Intestinal Infection Spreading Outside Hospitals by franklinb Posted Fri 06 Nov 2009 10:02pm Deadly Intestinal Infection Spreading Outside Hospitals A potentially deadly intestinal infection is on the rise outside of hospital settings, especially among the elderly, researchers warn. The germ that causes the condition, known as Clostridium difficile, can create serious symptoms, including diarrhea and an inflammation of the co ... Read on »
Deadly Intestinal Infection Spreading Outside Hospitals by franklinb Posted Fri 06 Nov 2009 10:02pm Deadly Intestinal Infection Spreading Outside Hospitals A potentially deadly intestinal infection is on the rise outside of hospital settings, especially among the elderly, researchers warn. The germ that causes the condition, known as Clostridium difficile, can create serious symptoms, including diarrhea and an inflammation of the colo ... Read on »
Little Fluffy Baby Chicks Spread Deadly Intestinal Infection by Paul Sax Posted Wed 30 May 2012 6:02pm Sorry for the headline, but that was the first thing I thought of when reading this paper just published in the New England Journal of Medicine: In this report, we describe a prolonged and ongoing multistate outbreak of human salmonella infections primarily affecting young children and linked to contact with live young po ... Read on »
Bowel cancer awareness month: Daily aspirin cuts death risk by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 25 Apr 2012 4:29am A study of bowelA common name for the large and/or small intestines. cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. patients in The Netherlands found that patients who took low doses ... Read on »
Publishing bowel surgery death rates will save lives by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Mon 11 Apr 2011 12:00am Today a team of researchers, led by our stats expert Dr Eva Morris from Leeds University, have completed the first detailed analysis of bowel surgery outcomes across the whole of England. The team looked at how the proportion of patients who die within 30 days of surgery – called ‘post-operative 30-day mortality’ – varies from hospita ... Read on »
News digest – tobacco packaging, cutting bowel cancer deaths, aspirin, and more by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Sat 28 Apr 2012 12:00am Here are the week’s top headlines: “ New report and film reveal shocking impact of tobacco packaging on children ” (press release) Young people and women are target groups for tobacco packaging, according to a report we released this week, alongside a hard-hitting short film that illustrates children’s attraction to the slickly ... Read on »
ALTERNATIVE BOWEL CANCER SCREENING TEST COULD RADICALLY CUT DEATHS FROM THE DISEASE by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 29 Apr 2010 7:59am A new study suggests that a single examination of the bowel could cut the death rate from bowel cancer in people aged over fifty five by as much as forty three per cent! Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in the world, & it has a high mortality rate. In the UK alone it affects over thirty seven thousand people each year, with more ... Read on »
Rep. John Murtha From Pennsylvania Dies - Intestine Was Accidentally Damaged in Surgery by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 08 Feb 2010 11:42pm This is sad and the accidental hitting of his large intestine that created an infection for a normal routine gall bladder removal even adds a little more despair here with Healthcare reform and all the talk amongst the news.  He had the initial surgery at the National Naval Medical Center and Bethesda and was admitted later to a Virginia hospi ... Read on »
Intestinal Statis by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 20 Jan 2011 7:23pm 90% of degenerative disease conditions can be related directly to intestinal stasis — that is, a stagnant, fermenting condition within the bowels and related organs. below an older field document, retyped for informational purposes. First a really cool product testimony: my father of 89 takes a natural senna laxative and ... Read on »
Health, Money Woes May Boost Bowel Cancer Deaths in Blacks by HealthFinder Posted Fri 16 Jul 2010 10:00am healthnewslink More study needed to explain other factors, researchers say. FRIDAY, July 16 (H ... Read on »