diarrheal diarrheal

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to diarrhea

Usage(s):

  • He focused on diarrhea, because, says Arntzen, "diarrheal diseases kill at least 2 million people in the world every year, most of them children.

News

  • A Surprising Barrier To Clean Water: Human Nature

    In many parts of the developing world, drinking a glass of water can be deadly — especially for young children, who can die of diarrheal diseases contracted from dirty water. So getting clean water to people in the developing world has been a top priority for aid groups for a long time. But it's been a surprisingly hard problem to solve. For a while, aid workers largely treated clean water as an ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KERA North Texas

Quotes

  1. "While this research looks extremely promising as a preventive or therapeutic intervention in Third World diarrheal disease and traveler's diarrhea, much work remains to be done to move into clinical trials and eventual therapeutic approval,"...
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Ferid Murad Source: Washington Post

  2. "Bacterial diarrheal disease is a significant medical problem for children and travelers, and our technology represents an advance in vaccine delivery and a breakthrough in the field of infectious disease. We look forward to targeting both the...
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: Glenn Source: FOXBusiness

  3. "People are drinking sewage water," Natsios said at a State Department briefing. "That will substantially increase the risk of communicable disease and diarrheal disease, which could kill many people in epidemics, if they get out of control."
    on Dec 30, 2004 By: Andrew Natsios Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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