Alberta researchers launch study into childhood intestinal infections

Every parent thanks these people.

“Understanding what actually causes the symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea in kids is important to caregivers,” said Dr. Stephen Freedman, an associate professor of pediatric emergency medicine and gastroenterology at the University of Calgary and lead researcher of the study. “As we gain knowledge of the specific pathogens, we can in the future tailor therapies to those pathogens to provide optimal care to children with vomiting and diarrhea.”