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Research & Reviews  402 results

Viper venoms drive the macrophages and hepatocytes to sequester and clear platelets: no...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00204-021-03154-5
Archives of Toxicology; Shen C, Liu M et. al.

Sep 15th, 2021 - Venomous snakebites cause clinical manifestations that range from local to systemic and are considered a significant global health challenge. Persistent or refractory thrombocytopenia has been frequently reported in snakebite patients, especially ...

Investigating myotoxicity following Australian red-bellied black snake (Pseudechis porp...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8432874
PloS One; Sanhajariya S, Duffull SB et. al.

Sep 11th, 2021 - Myotoxicity is one of the common clinical manifestations of red-bellied black snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus) envenomation characterised by elevated creatine kinase (CK) concentrations of greater than 1000 U/L. This study aimed to investigate the ...

Snakebites in Rural Areas of Brazil by Race: Indigenous the Most Exposed Group.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8431164
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Schneider MC, Vuckovic M et. al.

Sep 11th, 2021 - Animal stings are environmental hazards that threaten millions annually and cause a significant socioeconomic impact. Snakebite envenoming affects 2.7 million people globally every year, mostly the poorest and rural communities, with approximately...

Snakebites in "Invisible Populations": A cross-sectional survey in riverine populations...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0009758
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Maciel Salazar GK, Saturnino Cristino J et. al.

Sep 10th, 2021 - In the Brazilian Amazon, long distances, low healthcare coverage, common use of ineffective or deleterious self-care practices, and resistance to seeking medical assistance have an impact on access to antivenom treatment. This study aimed to estim...

How beliefs in traditional healers impact on the use of allopathic medicine: In the cas...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8428564
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Nann S

Sep 10th, 2021 - Snakebite is a major public health problem in Eswatini and serious envenomations can be responsible for considerable morbidity and mortality if not treated correctly. Antivenom should be administered in hospital in case of adverse reactions and an...

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Guidelines  1 results

Unified treatment algorithm for the management of crotaline snakebite in the United Sta...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3042971
BMC Emergency Medicine; Lavonas EJ, Ruha AM et. al.

Feb 5th, 2011 - Envenomation by crotaline snakes (rattlesnake, cottonmouth, copperhead) is a complex, potentially lethal condition affecting thousands of people in the United States each year. Treatment of crotaline envenomation is not standardized, and significa...

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News  12 results

Search for a Snakebite Drug Might Lead to a COVID Treatment, Too
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940764

Nov 11th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The days of incising a snakebite and sucking out the poison are long over, but the current treatment for venomous snakebites remains archaic. Sinc...

Search for a Snakebite Drug Might Lead to a COVID Treatment, Too
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/940764

Nov 11th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center.   Dr. Matthew Lewin, founder of the Center for Exploration and Travel Health at the California Academy of Sciences, was researching snakebite trea...

From Cow Manure to Sucking Venom: Snakebite Treatment Myths
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/920116

Oct 30th, 2019 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Robert D. Glatter, MD: Hi. I'm Dr Robert Glatter, editorial advisor for Medscape Emergency Medicine. Managing snakebites has traditionally relied on antivenoms that treat specific types of snake envenom...

From Cow Manure to Sucking Venom: Snakebite Treatment Myths
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/920116

Oct 30th, 2019 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Robert D. Glatter, MD: Hi. I'm Dr Robert Glatter, editorial advisor for Medscape Emergency Medicine. Managing snakebites has traditionally relied on antivenoms that treat specific types of snake envenom...

What Neglected Tropical Diseases Teach Us About Stigma
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/209336/infectious-diseases/what-neglected-tropical-diseases-teach-us-about?channel=234
Aileen Y. Chang, MD, Maria T. Ochoa, MD

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of 20 diseases that typically are chronic and cause long-term disability, which negatively impacts work productivity, child survival, and school performance and attendance with adverse effect on futur.

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