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Research & Reviews  176 results

Interventions for Neglected Tropical Diseases Among Children and Adolescents: A Meta-an...
Pediatrics Naqvi FA, Das JK et. al.

May 4th, 2022 - Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of communicable diseases affecting the poorest populations around the world. To assess the effectiveness of interventions, including mass drug administration (MDA), water, sanitation, and hygiene (WAS...

High infection rates for onchocerciasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in children ...
Infectious Diseases of Poverty; Nana-Djeunga HC, Djune-Yemeli L et. al.

Apr 29th, 2022 - The current mainstay for control/elimination of onchocerciasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) relies on ivermectin- and mebendazole/albendazole-based preventive chemotherapies. However, children under five years of age have been excluded...

Anti-Th17 and anti-Th2 responses effects of hydro-ethanolic extracts of Aframomum meleg...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Katawa G, Ataba E et. al.

Apr 26th, 2022 - Hyperreactive onchocerciasis (HO) is characterized by a severe skin inflammation with elevated Th17-Th2 combined responses. We previously demonstrated the anthelminthic activity of Aframomum melegueta (AM), Xylopia aethiopica (XA) and Khaya senega...

Sensitivity of Haemonchus contortus to anthelmintics using different in vitro screening...
Parasites & Vectors; Munguía B, Saldaña J et. al.

Apr 14th, 2022 - Helminthiasis and resistance to commercial anthelmintic compounds are major causes of economic losses for livestock producers, resulting in an urgent need for new drugs and reliable in vitro screening tests capable of detecting potentially active ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Treatment of Pediculosis (Head Lice) in Senegal

Feb 27th, 2019 - The investigators will perform a clinical trial of efficacy, single-arm, until D28 from volunteer subjects infested with head lice. The two villages of the study (Dielmo and Ndiop) will be visited to explain the protocol and obtain community permi...

Phenotyping the Chronic Respiratory Diseases (CRD) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Sep 12th, 2016 - World Health Organization (WHO) considers chronic respiratory disease (CRD) as one of its four priorities. These diseases include asthma and rhinitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD), occupational lung diseases, sleep apnoea syndrome...

Worm Infestation and Child Health in Zimbabwe

Nov 10th, 2011 - Schistosomiasis is one of the major communicable diseases of public health and socio-economic importance in the developing world. More than 600 million people are at risk of infection with schistosomiasis, 207 million are infected and 120 million ...

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News  4 results

Carcinoma of the colon in a child
Ahmad et al

Aug 21st, 2018 - Colon cancer is not common in childhood even though cases have been reported in children and adolescents. 1,2 Although it is sporadic, it can arise in the setting of predisposing illnesses such as familial polyposis syndrome or inflammatory bowel d.

A serpiginous, itchy rash on the foot
Elisabeth Gómez Moyano, MD, PhD, Leandro Martinez Pilar, MD et. al.

Jul 1st, 2016 - A 22-year-old woman presented with a serpiginous, erythematous, itchy lesion on her left foot (Figure 1), 10 days after returning from a beach holiday in Tanzania. She noted that the site of the lesion kept changing.

Helminth Infections in Neonates and Young Children

Jun 25th, 2014 - Helminthic Disease: Societal Costs, Reducing the Burden Helminthic disease represents a global problem that rivals HIV and malaria in terms of DALYs and long-term morbidity.[2] Yet it lags considerably behind these high-profile infections in terms...

Alstonia scholaris
Leslie Baumann, MD

Apr 10th, 2013 - Alstonia scholaris, a tree that grows 50-80 feet high and belongs to the Apocynaceae family, has a long history of use in traditional and homeopathic medicine, including Ayurvedic medicine in India, where it is known as sapthaparna (Integr. Cancer.

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