Tag Archives: diarrhea

Factfile: What is Rotavirus?

Factfile: What is Rotavirus?

  BABY MINDER – Rotavirus is the most common virus that infects the gut (stomach and intestine) causing gastroenteritis in infants and children. Almost every child has been infected with ...

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MERSCoV Update: DOH

MERSCoV Update: DOH

  Manila, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) reported that the 36-year old foreigner who was tested positive of MERSCoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus) is now free of ...

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Factfile: What is Rotavirus?

Factfile: What is Rotavirus?

  BABY MINDER – Rotavirus is the most common virus that infects the gut (stomach and intestine) causing gastroenteritis in infants and children. Almost every child has been infected with ...

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DOH Releases Report in Milk Tea Incident

DOH Releases Report in Milk Tea Incident

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Department of Health (DOH), in coordination with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and toxicologists from the UP-Philippine General Hospital (PGH), obtained and studied the footage from ...

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Factfile: Death by Diarrhea

Factfile: Death by Diarrhea

  ADULT HEALTH – More commonly referred to as LBM (loose bowel movement), diarrhea or the passage of frequent, watery stools is something that medical experts say should not be ...

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Benefits of Prebiotics

Benefits of Prebiotics

  BABY MINDER – Prebiotics (nutrition) is a general term to refer to chemicals that induce the growth and/or activity of commensal microorganisms (e.g., bacteria and fungi) that contribute to the ...

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CDC Monitoring Lab Tech After Possible Ebola Exposure

CDC Monitoring Lab Tech After Possible Ebola Exposure

  Washington, United States – A lab worker may have been exposed to a live sample of the deadly Ebola virus, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday, adding ...

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Bacteria in Caramel Apples Kills at Least 4 in US

Bacteria in Caramel Apples Kills at Least 4 in US

  Miami, United States – A listeria outbreak believed to originate from commercially packaged caramel apples has killed at least four people in the United States and sickened 28 people since November, ...

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