Quantcast
Last updated on April 21, 2014 at 5:04 EDT

Latest Anthelmintics Stories

2013-09-18 08:30:06

~ There is now significant evidence that cocaine is routinely being mixed with the dangerous veterinarian drug Levamisole that when consumed, can result in severe nasal inflammation and permanent facial deformity ~ TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Levamisole, a drug no longer approved for human use in Canada, is re-appearing in cut cocaine, and this is poisoning people causing major skin damage and cosmetic deformity secondary to severe inflammation of the nasal and sinus...

2012-07-05 00:39:26

Study at UCSF and Yale finds protease inhibitors are potent, single-day cures for disease in hamsters A drug candidate that is nearing clinical trials against a Latin American parasite is showing additional promise as a cure for hookworm, one of the most widespread and insidious parasites afflicting developing nations, according to a collaborative study at UCSF and Yale University. The drug candidate, known by the scientific name K11777, is under development at UCSF and is targeted to...

2012-01-30 05:00:00

LONDON, Jan. 30 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Johnson & Johnson joined the World Health Organization (WHO), 12 other pharmaceutical companies, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the U.S. and U.K. governments, the World Bank, and officials from endemic countries in a new, coordinated action to eliminate or control by the end of the decade 10 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that affect more than a billion people in the world. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

80a463b03172bddb65d639a3797ab55f
2011-06-20 13:15:00

Doctors warned in a report on Monday that a veterinary medication is being used to dilute 70 percent of the cocaine in the U.S., causing serious skin reactions after use. The report said six patients developed purpled-colored patches of necrotic skin on their ears, nose, cheeks and other parts of their body and suffered permanent scarring after they used cocaine. Doctors previously reported two similar cases in San Francisco.  Others reported on users of contaminated cocaine who...

2011-01-17 14:11:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elanco Companion Animal Health has launched its second product in the new year with the launch of Trifexis(TM) (spinosad + milbemycin oxime), a broad-spectrum parasiticide that kills fleas and is indicated for the prevention and treatment of flea infestations, the prevention of heartworm disease and the treatment and control of adult hookworm, roundworm and whipworm infections in dogs and puppies 8 weeks and older, and 5 pounds of body weight or...

2011-01-16 08:30:00

SHAWNEE, Kan. Jan. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new comparative study evaluating the efficacy of four leading heartworm preventives, only Bayer's Advantage Multi® for Dogs (imidacloprid + moxidectin) Topical Solution was 100 percent effective after a single treatment against the MP3 strain of Dirofilaria Immitis. The study results were recently published online in Veterinary Parasitology and will be presented by Byron Blagburn, MS, PhD, Auburn University at the North...


Latest Anthelmintics Reference Libraries

Pork Tapeworm, Taenia solium
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The pork tapeworm (Taenia solium), also known simply as a tapeworm, is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species infects pigs and humans in many areas of the world including Africa, Southern Europe, Asia, South America, and some areas of North America. This species can cause cysticercosis in its larval stage, which is one of the major causes of seizures in humans. The pork tapeworm can reach an average body length between 2 to 3 meters, but...

More Articles (1 articles) »