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TOKYO, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nippon Foundation and the International Council of Nurses jointly released Global Appeal 2015 in Tokyo on Jan.
Right the Wrong Campaign seeks to educate Canadians on how a government approved drug left them with severe birth defects that challenge their lives to this day MONTREAL, Nov.
NEW DELHI, India, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leprosy Mission Trust of India (LMTI) announced that Maureen O'Connell, CFO at Scholastic Corporation [http://maureeneoconnell.com
effect:hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) raises $40,000 MARKHAM, ON, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians responded generously to provide much-needed medical supplies and support
TOKYO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It would be hard to overstate the rapturous welcome given to the Dalai Lama when he visited a community of people affected by leprosy in India recently.
Unsealed federal lawsuit alleges that pharmaceutical giant engaged in unlawful marketing schemes involving blockbuster drugs Thalomid and Revlimid in cancer treatment, costing taxpayers hundreds of
Mycobacterium leprae, mostly found in warm tropical countries, is a bacterium that causes leprosy (Hansen's disease). It is an intracellular, pleomorphic, acid-fast bacterium. M. leprae is an aerobic rod-shaped surrounded by the characteristic waxy coating unique to mycobacteria tuberculosis. Due to its thick waxy coating, M. leprae stains with a carbol fuscin rather than with the traditional Gram stain. Gerhard Armauer Hansen first discovered it in 1873. It was the first bacterium to be...