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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Rising Star Outreach, Bindu Art School and Artcast announce the launch of Incredible India, a digital art gallery that celebrates
OTTAWA, March 6, 2015 /CNW/ - More than fifty years ago, Thalidomide was approved by Health Canada and prescribed to treat morning sickness in expectant mothers.
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.
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...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.