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ALLMedicine™ Trachoma Center

Research & Reviews  544 results

Prevalence of active trachoma and its associated factors among 1-9 years of age childre...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268441
PloS One; Genet A, Dagnew Z et. al.

Jun 16th, 2022 - Trachoma is the leading infectious disease that leads to blindness worldwide, especially in developing countries. Though Ethiopia had targeted a trachoma elimination program by 2020, the problem worsens, particularly in the Amhara Region. Even tho...

Neonates and Azithromycin, an Innovation in the Treatment of Children in Burkina Faso
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03682653

Jun 3rd, 2022 - Child mortality in West Africa is among the highest in the world. Although child health and mortality are improving worldwide, children in the Sahel and sub-Sahel regions of West Africa have the greatest risks of mortality. Burkina Faso's current ...

Trachoma.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41572-022-00369-3
Nature Reviews. Disease Primers;

May 27th, 2022 - Trachoma.|2022||diagnosis,epidemiology,

Trachoma.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41572-022-00359-5 10.4269/ajtmh.20-1365 10.1089/vbz.2021.0021 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0386 10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.03.016 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0846 10.1093/ije/dyab227 10.1097/iop.0000000000002055 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0501 10.1093/cid/ciab193 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2019-315777 10.1093/cid/ciaa1151
Nature Reviews. Disease Primers; Solomon AW, Burton MJ et. al.

May 27th, 2022 - Trachoma is a neglected tropical disease caused by infection with conjunctival strains of Chlamydia trachomatis. It can result in blindness. Pathophysiologically, trachoma is a disease complex composed of two linked chronic processes: a recurrent,...

WHO Program May Eliminate Active Trachoma's Blindness Risk by 2030.
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2022.7383
JAMA Larkin HD

May 18th, 2022 - WHO Program May Eliminate Active Trachoma's Blindness Risk by 2030.|2022|Larkin HD,|epidemiology,etiology,prevention & control,statistics & numerical data,complications,epidemiology,prevention & control,

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Drugs  224 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  40 results

Neonates and Azithromycin, an Innovation in the Treatment of Children in Burkina Faso
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03682653

Jun 3rd, 2022 - Child mortality in West Africa is among the highest in the world. Although child health and mortality are improving worldwide, children in the Sahel and sub-Sahel regions of West Africa have the greatest risks of mortality. Burkina Faso's current ...

FLuorometholone as Adjunctive MEdical Therapy for TT Surgery (FLAME) Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04149210

Apr 22nd, 2022 - The investigators are pursuing an agenda to evaluate a new potentially cost-effective approach to improving trichiasis surgery outcomes: perioperative topical anti-inflammatory therapy. Inflammation-whether induced by the trachoma disease process ...

Cluster RCT of Co-administration Azithromycin, Albendazole & Ivermectin
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03570814

Apr 18th, 2022 - Cluster-randomised trial comparing co-administration of Azithromycin/Ivermectin/Albendazole with separate administration of Azithromycin and Ivermectin/Albendazole. The study will be conducted in Beneshangul-Gumuz region, Ethiopia. Within this dis...

Kebele Elimination of Trachoma for Ocular Health
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03335072

Feb 24th, 2022 - The investigators propose to randomize at the kebele level, which consist of approximately 15 villages, 4,000 residents, and are served by a single primary school. Eighty kebeles will be randomized to one of four arms: 1) annual mass azithromycin ...

Trachoma Elimination Study by Focused Antibiotic (TESFA)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03523156

Feb 9th, 2022 - Trachoma, caused by ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis, is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness worldwide with 51 countries known or suspected to be endemic for blinding trachoma. The World Health Organization (WHO) has reco...

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News  9 results

GSK, Novartis Pledge Funds for Neglected Tropical Diseases
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/976095

Jun 24th, 2022 - LONDON (Reuters) - GSK and Novartis reinforced commitments on Thursday to tackle neglected tropical diseases, as world leaders and health experts gather in Rwanda to discuss ways to better combat illnesses affecting more than a billion people, mos...

Azithromycin Add-On Fails to Cut Malaria Deaths, Hospital Stays
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/77726

Jan 30th, 2019 - Adding azithromycin to malaria chemoprevention did not reduce incidence of death or hospitalization among African children compared with placebo, a randomized trial found. In an intent-to-treat analysis, there were 250 deaths or hospital admission...

Fast Five Quiz: Common STDs
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/907566_2

Jan 17th, 2019 - Chlamydial infection is one of the leading causes of infertility in women. It is also a leading cause of PID. PID is a serious disease that often requires hospitalization for inpatient care, including intravenous (IV) antibiotics, testing to rule ...

Fast Five Quiz: Common STDs
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/907566_2

Jan 17th, 2019 - Chlamydial infection is one of the leading causes of infertility in women. It is also a leading cause of PID. PID is a serious disease that often requires hospitalization for inpatient care, including intravenous (IV) antibiotics, testing to rule ...

The double-edged sword
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/166024/vaccines/double-edged-sword
William G. Wilkoff, MD

May 17th, 2018 - Veterinarians and farmers have known it for decades. If you give a herd or flock antibiotics, its members grow better and have a better survival rate than an equivalent group of unmedicated animals.

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Patient Education  3 results see all →