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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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