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2010-10-29 19:01:41

Urgently-needed new treatment for a parasitic disease is being investigated in research led at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.

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2010-07-18 07:38:58

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.

2010-07-12 13:43:19

Chagas disease, for example, is caused by a parasite that roams with only limited control among the rural poor in Latin America.

2010-05-11 11:55:00

A new bacterial species, found in the gut of the fly that transmits African sleeping sickness, could be engineered to kill the parasite that causes the disease.

2010-04-30 17:19:00

Another test to detect Trypanosoma cruzi infection SILVER SPRING, Md., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a second test to screen blood, tissue and organ donors for a blood-borne parasite, Trypanosoma cruzi (T.

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2010-04-27 15:18:55

A team of researchers from McGill/MUHC validates a novel screening tool in the fight against Chagas disease.

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2010-04-06 14:40:00

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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2010-03-22 08:22:49

A new simple, inexpensive three-in-one test to diagnose a terrible trio of parasitic diseases that wreak havoc in the developing world is passing preliminary tests, scientists reported Sunday March 21.

2010-03-09 06:40:50

A single session of heat therapy using the ThermoMedâ„¢ device appears to be as effective as a 10-day intravenous course of sodium stibogluconate (Pentostam) for the treatment of Leishmania major skin lesions.

2009-12-16 00:08:32

The northwards spread of human Rhodesian sleeping sickness in Uganda is likely due to the movement of infected livestock.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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