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2010-05-19 11:17:22

A debate published this week in PLoS Medicine examines new approaches to tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), with three viewpoints from experts in the field arguing which approach shows most promise.

2010-04-28 16:15:00

Former diplomat takes reins of leading vaccine development and advocacy organization WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael W. Marine, former U.S.

2010-04-26 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at the 13th Annual Conference on Vaccine Research (ACVR), sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), will reflect on the remarkable growth of vaccine biotechnology in the last several decades and focus on the growing number of challenging illnesses that may become vaccine-preventable or vaccine-treatable in the coming years.

2009-12-02 10:31:25

Controlling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in developing countries would help improve the reproductive health and rights of girls and women in the poorest countries of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

2009-08-26 13:33:40

An analysis has detailed the devastating toll neglected tropical diseases cause, with an estimated 500 million sub-Saharan Africans suffering such maladies. Researchers said helminth (parasitic worm) infections account for approximately 85 percent of the neglected tropical diseases, which overall might be equivalent to more than double that caused by tuberculosis and as much as half of the area's malaria disease burden. It is appalling that helminth infections and other (neglected tropical...

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2009-03-11 09:14:06

Experts reported Tuesday that 800,000 children die every year due to deadly bacteria causing pneumonia, meningitis and blood.

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2009-03-04 15:05:00

Two new studies released Tuesday show that about one and a half million people across the globe die annually of pneumonia, half of them children under the age of five.

2008-06-25 00:02:50

A U.S. report concludes the nation's poor are needlessly suffering from neglected infections commonly found in poverty-stricken regions.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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