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2014-11-04 23:01:58

On behalf of the members of the American Society of Parasitologists (ASP), the governing Council publicly supports the members of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) that

2013-11-18 10:34:42

Laboratory animals fed a modified version of a common human dietary supplement were completely cured of intestinal worms that belong to a family of parasites that currently infect 1.5 billion people, or almost one quarter of the world's population.

2013-01-17 13:28:17

Feeling feverish after a visit to the tropics?

2011-12-10 02:19:08

Global HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment efforts are missing a major opportunity to significantly improve health conditions in poor countries by simply adding low-cost care for the many other chronic and disabling diseases routinely afflicting and often killing these same patients.

Inbreeding Could Be Key Cause Of Bed Bug Infestations
2011-12-07 04:55:50

As bed bug populations spread throughout the United States, scientists at ASTMH meeting release new research on their biology and behavior.

2011-12-05 11:15:12

Fatal snakebites are a bigger-than-acknowledged global health problem that has been vastly under-reported.

2011-02-04 03:14:00

DEERFIELD, Illinios, February 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first assessment of the total cost of dengue illness in the Americas reveals the economic burden to be approximately $2.1 billion per year, exceeding that from other viral illnesses including human papillomavirus (HPV) and rotavirus.

2010-11-05 07:00:00

ATLANTA, Nov.

2010-11-03 07:27:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVec, Inc.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.