Tag: "leprosy" at medical news
Global prevention, funding and accountability debated in fight against HIV/AIDS
... India Being HIV positive in New Delhi is akin to leprosy
20 years ago, according to C.Thangsing MD, of New Delhi. He said that people are denied medical services ona routine basis, and even patients admitted to hospital have no guarantee theywill receive any attention. What is required, he maintained, is...
Do overseas recruitment schemes fuel health inequalities?
...staff, and is providing services in mental health, leprosy
prevention, women's health, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV, she concludes....
Antibiotic rifampicin shows promise for fighting Parkinson's disease in lab tests
...shown that rifampicin, an antibiotic used to treat leprosy
and tuberculosis, can prevent the formation of pro...synuclein. In addition, epidemiological studies of leprosy
patients have indicated that patients treated for several years with rifampicin had a lower probabil...
Abandoned bones suggest TB wiped out leprosy in battle of killer diseases
The spread of tuberculosis may have killed off leprosy
in Europe in the Middle Ages, according to researc...n Israel, revealed signs of co-infection of TB and leprosy
in the bone tissue. The collaborative team, led by Dr Helen Donoghue and Dr Mark Spigelman from UCL'...