Tag: Stomach (Anatomical Structure)

Antibiotics Overuse Blamed for Deadly Stomach Bug

Antibiotics Overuse Blamed for Deadly Stomach Bug

I’m Miranda Savioli with today’s health news. The CDC is warning patients and hospitals about a deadly germ called Clostridium difficile, or C. diff. Each year, the number of C. diff cases increases and it has become one of the most common microbial causes of infection in US hospitals. This

Stomach and Abdominal Pain – Dr Wilie Ong Health Blog #39

Stomach and Abdominal Pain – Dr Wilie Ong Health Blog #39

In this video, I will talk about Abdominal Pain or Stomach Pain If you have any pain or vague discomfort in the abdomen, this could mean an abdominal problem. It is not that easy to find the cause of the pain, but I will give you a guide. First we

CJW Doc Minute: How does stomach flu differ from influenza?

CJW Doc Minute: How does stomach flu differ from influenza?

(upbeat music) (clock ticking) – [Narrator] How does the stomach flu differ from influenza? – So, influenza is a respiratory illness, which is caused by Influenza A and B viruses. Symptoms typically include fevers, headaches, body aches, sore throat, and cough. It’s transmitted through respiratory secretions and droplets, and patients

Travelers Bringing Home Troubling Stomach Bug

Travelers Bringing Home Troubling Stomach Bug

Most people appreciate a souvenir from a faraway place, but some travelers are coming home with more than they bargained for. I’m Miranda Savioli with your latest health news. According to a new CDC report, an intestinal bug called Shigella is spreading to and through the US via travelers. The

Vomit Machine Sheds Light on Stomach Flu

Vomit Machine Sheds Light on Stomach Flu

I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. Researchers from North Carolina State University and Wake Forest University have created a vomiting machine… No, seriously. These researchers found that vomiting may aerosolize (become airborne) virus particles similar to how norovirus spreads. The machine allows precise control of volume, viscosity and pressure,