June 09, 2014: Vaccine for Infant Tummy Bug Cuts Hospitalizations: CDC
Fewer children admitted for severe diarrhea tied to rotavirus, researchers say

April 28, 2014: Gastro Woes More Common in Kids With Autism: Review
Their risk for digestive problems is 4 times higher than in typically developing peers, researchers found

April 24, 2014: Frozen as Good as Fresh for Fecal Transplants for Diarrhea: Study
Researchers looked at recurring infections caused by C. difficile bacteria

March 26, 2014: Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC
Specific source of dangerous germs still unclear in about half of cases

October 09, 2013: Cancer Drug Nexavar Tied to Pancreas Damage in 2 Patients
Pancreas shrank by up to one-third in case studies following long-term use

October 03, 2013: Poo in a Pill to Treat Gut Infection?
Researchers create capsules containing fecal bacteria to flush away deadly germs

September 25, 2013: Bacterial Infection's Spread Occurs Beyond Health Care Settings: Study
Review of C. difficile suggests most transmission takes place outside of hospitals, nursing homes

August 27, 2013: Mexico Farm Tied to Stomach Bug Back in Operation
U.S. health officials still haven't identified source of more than 600 infections

August 22, 2013: Cases Reported in Stomach Bug Outbreak Top 600
Latest CDC statistics show 601 illnesses across 22 states, 40 people hospitalized

August 19, 2013: More Cases Reported in Stomach Bug Outbreak
Latest CDC statistics show 586 illnesses across 20 states, 36 people hospitalized

August 16, 2013: Cases in Stomach Bug Outbreak Continue to Climb
Latest CDC statistics show 576 illnesses reported in 19 states, 36 people hospitalized

August 13, 2013: Company Tied to Stomach Bug Outbreak Stops Shipments to U.S.
Salad mix from Mexico has been implicated in Iowa, Nebraska cases; source of other infections is unclear

August 08, 2013: Stomach Bug Outbreak Cases Top 500
Meanwhile, health officials still trying to track down source of infections in 14 of 16 states affected

August 08, 2013: Probiotics Not Warranted for Seniors Taking Antibiotics: Study
No difference seen in diarrhea rates among those taking the supplements

August 05, 2013: Stomach Bug Outbreak Source in Two States Traced to Mexican Farm
Health officials in Iowa, Nebraska point to salad mix as culprit; CDC has not confirmed a source in 14 other states

August 02, 2013: 400 Now Sickened in Stomach Bug Outbreak
Health officials in Iowa, Nebraska point to salad mix as culprit, but CDC has not confirmed a source

August 01, 2013: Stomach Bug Outbreak Grows, Bagged Salad Implicated
Health officials in Iowa, Nebraska point to salad mix as culprit, but CDC has not confirmed a source

July 30, 2013: Stomach Bug Outbreak Spreads to More States: CDC
Cyclospora cases now total 353, and source of the illnesses remains unknown

July 25, 2013: U.S. Health Officials Still Tracking Source of Stomach Bug Outbreak
285 cases of cyclospora infections, 18 hospitalizations in 11 states since late June

March 20, 2013: 'Cruise Ship Virus' Also Sickens 1 Million U.S. Kids Yearly
Norovirus has overtaken rotavirus in causing gastric illness, CDC study finds

January 25, 2013: Common Painkillers Tied to Kidney Risks for Children: Study
Expert says NSAIDs are overused for treating kids with fever

January 24, 2013: Vaccinating Kids Against Common Gut Bug Helps Shield Adults Too: Study
Rotavirus infection causes severe gastrointestinal symptoms and can be deadly

January 20, 2013: How to Tell If Your Child Is Too Sick for School: Expert
If kids aren't well enough to learn, it's best to keep them home

January 16, 2013: Fecal 'Transplant' to Cure Gut Infection?
In small study, new treatment was more effective than antibiotic on hard-to-treat bacteria

January 15, 2013: Unneeded Antibiotics May Lead to Diarrheal Illness, Study Finds
Instead of helping hospitalized patients, treatment promotes infection in some

January 02, 2013: Fulyzaq Approved for Diarrhea in People With HIV/AIDS
Antiretroviral drugs can lead to diarrhea

December 14, 2012: Trained Beagle Sniffs Out Troublesome Hospital Infection
Dogs like Cliff are giving a whole new meaning to 'pet scan'

December 12, 2012: Dishwashing Won't Kill Tummy-Troubling Norovirus: Study
Better cleaning agents needed to curb infection, researchers say

November 16, 2012: 'Worm Therapy' Might Help Ease Colitis, Monkey Study Shows
Unappetizing as it sounds, the treatment relieved symptoms in primates and might help humans

November 07, 2012: New Diabetes Drugs Have Different Advantages, Study Says
One is injected daily, the other weekly and both have side effects

October 31, 2012: Crohn's Disease in Children May Start From Bacteria
Study found highest 'proteobacteria' levels in kids newly diagnosed with condition

October 22, 2012: More Antibiotic Use Tied to Rise in Diarrheal Infections in Hospitals: Study
Kids, elderly especially vulnerable to serious consequences from C. difficile bacteria

September 25, 2012: Many Children With Autism Have Other Health Problems, Study Says
Gastrointestinal trouble, heightened sensory responses found in about one-fourth of kids

September 19, 2012: FDA Warns Against Use of Diarrhea Drug From El Salvador
Ingredient in Intestinomicina linked to serious health problems, including bone marrow toxicity

August 31, 2012: Feces-Linked Bacteria Found at Lake Erie Beaches
High levels of Arcobacter indicate fecal contamination, researcher notes

June 22, 2012: Effects of High Blood Pressure Drug May Mimic Celiac Disease
Some patients taking olmesartan developed chronic diarrhea and lost an average of 40 pounds: study

June 22, 2012: Health Tip: Prevent Traveler's Diarrhea
Don't use tap water for drinking, ice or brushing teeth

June 05, 2012: Health Tip: Understanding Adult Dehydration
Diarrhea is a common cause

June 01, 2012: Health Tip: Warning Signs of Infant Dehydration
Including dry mouth and tongue

April 30, 2012: Children Usually Excluded From Clinical Drug Trials: Study
Kids with chronic illnesses might react differently to new medicines than adults, researchers say

March 13, 2012: One Antibiotic Appears to Ease Severe E. Coli Infection
Small study looked at bacteria that caused German outbreak

March 06, 2012: Dangerous Bacteria Also Spreads Outside Hospitals: CDC
C. difficile infections and death rates at 'historic highs,' experts say

February 07, 2012: Kids' Diarrhea Vaccine Appears Safe After All: Study
Risk of intestinal side effect didn't rise; children should be vaccinated, experts say

January 27, 2012: Tropical Trip OK for Most With Crohn's, Colitis
Symptom-free patients have no greater risk for gastro infections than general public, study finds

December 07, 2011: Vaccine Might One Day Prevent 'Cruise Ship' Stomach Bug
Experimental vaccine reduced effects of norovirus in small study

December 05, 2011: Common Hospital Infection Lengthens Patient Stays
An estimated 10% of those infected with C. difficile will die, study finds

May 31, 2011: Dificid Approved to Treat <i>C. diff</i> Diarrhea
Bacterial infection commonly acquired in hospitals

May 25, 2011: Childhood Cancer Therapies Tied to Gastrointestinal Issues
More than 40% of survivors reported GI problems in the 20 years after treatment, study finds

April 08, 2011: FDA OKs Rapid Test to Spot Dangerous Intestinal Infection
C. difficile is commonly acquired in hospitals

January 12, 2011: How to Cope With Stomach Flu Symptoms
Doctor offers tips to aid patients' recovery