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The anticancer drug imatinib induces autophagy in Schistosoma mansoni.
International Journal for Parasitology; Mughal MN, Grevelding CG et. al.

Nov 29th, 2021 - Schistosomiasis, caused by schistosome parasites, is a neglected tropical disease affecting humans and animals. There is no vaccine available yet, and fear of upcoming resistance against the only widely used drug, praziquantel, is omnipresent. Pre...

Bayesian maximum entropy-based prediction of the spatiotemporal risk of schistosomiasis...
BMC Infectious Diseases; Wang F, Liu X et. al.

Nov 24th, 2021 - "Schistosomiasis" is a highly recurrent parasitic disease that affects a wide range of areas and a large number of people worldwide. In China, schistosomiasis has seriously affected the life and safety of the people and restricted the economic dev...

Gender-related differences in prevalence, intensity and associated risk factors of Schi...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Ayabina DV, Clark J et. al.

Nov 18th, 2021 - Schistosomiasis remains a global-health problem with over 90% of its burden concentrated in Africa. Field studies reflect the complex ways in which socio-cultural and socio-economic variables, affect the distribution of Schistosoma infections acro...

Transmission Dynamics of Schistosoma haematobium among School-Aged Children: A Cohort S...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Jin Y, Lee YH et. al.

Nov 14th, 2021 - The reinfection rate of schistosomiasis after mass drug administration (MDA) has not been documented in Sudan. We aimed to explore the transmission dynamics of urogenital schistosomiasis after MDA, targeting school-aged children in the White Nile ...

Feasibility of near-infrared spectroscopy for species identification and parasitologica...
PloS One; Valladares V, Pasquini C et. al.

Nov 12th, 2021 - Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) has been applied in epidemiological surveillance studies of insect vectors of parasitic diseases, such as the Dengue's mosquitoes. However, regarding mollusks, vectors of important worldwide helminth diseases such...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  29 results

Validation of POC-CCA Rapid Urine Test for Qualitative Detection of Schistosoma Japonicum

Nov 2nd, 2021 - Indonesia's plan for elimination of schistosomiasis by 2025 requires a better understanding of the factors associated with infection, effective epidemiologic monitoring, and optimization of diagnostic and treatment strategies. In settings of low p...

Effectiveness and Safety of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Malaria Using Either Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine or Artesunate-amodiaquine in Reducing Malaria Related Morbidities and Improving...

Sep 1st, 2021 - Background: In high-transmission settings, up to 70% of school-aged children harbour malaria parasites which is mostly asymptomatic, thus, from an epidemiological point of view, they contribute significantly as reservoir to onward malaria transmis...

Single-sex Female Controlled Human Schistosomiasis Mansoni Infection

Aug 5th, 2021 - Groups of 3 or 7 volunteers will be exposed to a predetermined number of female Schistosoma mansoni cercariae until 10 volunteers are found infected.

Schistosomiasis Diagnosis Using a CAA Antigen Test

Jul 27th, 2021 - Study design The freeBILy-GAB study is a set of interlinked prospective, observational studies conducted in Gabon to comprehensively assess the performance of CAA measurement for the detection of S. haematobium infections in pregnant women and inf...

BCG Vaccination Scar Formation in Children Under Five Years :Factors Affecting Its Formation and Subsequent Adverse Effects .

Mar 16th, 2021 - Tuberculosis (TB) is an ancient disease, with evidence of skeletal TB found in mummies in both the Old and New World. The causative agent is Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a fastidious, aerobic, acid-fast bacillus Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major gl...

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News  21 results

Tropical Worm Disease Drug for Preschoolers Shown to Work in Africa Trial

Nov 17th, 2021 - FRANKFURT (Reuters) - An adjusted version of an established drug against schistosomiasis, a tropical parasitic worm disease, has been shown to work in preschool children, likely offering a cure for millions, Germany's Merck KGaA said. In a late-st...

What Neglected Tropical Diseases Teach Us About Stigma
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.

Gene study reveals secrets of parasitic worms, possible treatments

Nov 5th, 2018 - LONDON (Reuters) - The largest study to date of the genetic makeup of parasitic worms has found hundreds of new clues about how they invade the human body, evade its immune system and cause disease. FILE PHOTO: A giant 25m worm representing the pa...

Humaworm - 593083 - 04/20/2020

Delivery Method: United Parcel Service Product: Drugs Food & Beverages Recipient: Recipient Name Reba G. Bailey Recipient Title Owner Humaworm 609 Lexington Street P. O. Box 190 Carrollton, MS 38917 United States Issuing Office: Office of Human an...

Is Global Warming a Greater Threat to Health Than Nuclear War?

Jan 26th, 2017 - Hello and welcome. I am Dr George Lundberg and this is At Large at Medscape. Is the climate changing? Well, yes, the climate of planet Earth is changing—always has, always will. In that case, what's the big fuss about? The fuss is about the relati...

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