Latest Cutaneous leishmaniasis Stories
New research shows that infectious disease-fighting drugs could be designed to block a pathogen's entry into cells rather than to kill the bug itself.
Two remarkable discoveries were today revealed by researchers into genome analysis of Leishmania parasites.
East Africa is fighting the worst kala azar outbreak in a decade.
For millions of people who live under the constant threat of Leishmania infection, a new discovery by Brazilian scientists may lead to new breakthroughs, preventing these parasites from taking hold in the body or reducing the severity of infections once they occur.
Thereâ€™s news crawling around the science world- parasitic skin infections can be treated with heat therapy and this therapy could become the first-line treatment for these infections.
Scientists are hoping that heat therapy could eventually replace a complex drug regimen as the first-line treatment of a parasitic skin infection common in tropical and subtropical regions of the world.
A parasite and a virus may be teaming up in a way that increases the parasiteâ€™s ability to harm humans.
A parasite estimated to afflict as many as 12 million people worldwide relies on a family of genes that should make it vulnerable to compounds developed to treat cancer and other disorders.
In the first survey of sand flies in Panama to use genetic barcoding, scientists at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and Gorgas Memorial Laboratories identified 20 sand fly species from Barro Colorado Island.
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