According to Water Aid, an international non-governmental group, the biggest killer of children under five in Africa is diarrhea and it's in danger of being overlooked at this week’s African Union summit in Uganda.
Diarrhea is not something that most of us enjoy talking about. A Nova Scotia, Canada woman speaks candidly about her ordeal with the problem and how it took years to get a diagnosis to help her debilitating condition.
One pill can save a child in Africa suffering from diarrhea. The hand of death takes 1.6 million children under the age of 5 world-wide from the ravages of the bowel condition according to the World Health Organization.
Chewing sugar-free gum can indeed cause weight loss, but it also leads to chronic bowel problems and diarrhea, German researchers have discovered. The intestinal complications are caused by sorbitol, a popular artificial sweetener.