Tag: "leishmaniasis" at medical news
Randomised Controlled Trial Of Aminosidine (Paromomycin) v Sodium Stibogluconate For Treating Visceral Leishmaniasis In North Bihar, India
...cin) v sodium stibogluconate for treating visceral leishmaniasis
in North Bihar, India) Bihar in north east Indi...ts for half the annual worldwide cases of visceral leishmaniasis
(a disease transmitted by sandfly bites). Dr P Olliaro of the World Health Organisation worked alo...
Dog collars could prevent parasitic disease in children
...a study in THE LANCET this week. Zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis
is caused by transmission of a parasite, Leishmani...ple, in Brazil, the incidence of zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis
has increased steadily during the past 1020 years, despite spraying 200 000 houses and killing 20 0...
OneWorld Health begins final testing of drug to cure deadly kala azar in India
...asitic diseases, kala azar, also known as visceral leishmaniasis
(VL). Demonstrating a new use for an old medicine...tinent. An estimated 500,000 new cases of visceral leishmaniasis
arise worldwide annually. More than 90 percent of cases occur in seven countries: India, Bangladesh,...
Nonprofit pharmaceutical seeks drug approval next year
...xt year. Paromomycin is a treatment for visceral leishmaniasis
(VL), also known as kala azar. An estimated 1.5 million people worldwide are infected with VL, and without treatment, the disease is fatal. "If a disease killed the equivalent number of people in the United States, it would be the third-largest kill...
New highly active agents against sandfly fever
...Experiments conducted on mice infected by visceral leishmaniasis
showed that oral administration of these quinolines was effective for treating this severe form of the disease (2). The general chemical structure of quinolines comprises two rings (the quinoleic nucleus), one aromatic and the other bearing nitrogen ...