NASA pioneers malaria-predicting tech in Myanmar
NASA is developing a new technique to forecast malaria outbreaks in Myanmar from space, as the emergence of new drug-resistant strains in Southeast Asia threatens efforts to wipe out the deadly disease globally.
Resistant malaria spreading in South East Asia
The parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, where half of patients are not being cured by first-choice drugs.
Potentially deadly tapeworm can affect dogs and humans alike
Dogs and humans can be infected by a potentially deadly tapeworm that University of Guelph researchers say is now in southern Ontario, including Waterloo Region.
World Malaria Report 2018
This years report shows that after an unprecedented period of success in global malaria control, progress has stalled. Data from 2015–2017 highlight that no significant progress in reducing global malaria cases was made in this period.
WHO and partners launch new country-led response to put stalled malaria control efforts back on track
Reductions in malaria cases have stalled after several years of decline globally, according to the new World malaria report 2018.
Potentially fatal tapeworm spread by foxes, coyotes discovered in Ontario
Research from the University of Guelph has found that a quarter of foxes and coyotes in southern Ontario have a tapeworm that can be fatal to dogs and their owners.
Five countries had zero malaria cases in 2018: WHO
Four countries from Asia — China, Iran, Malaysia and Timor-Leste — and one from Central America — El Salvador — reported no indigenous cases of malaria in 2018, according to the World Health Organzation (WHO).
Increasing awareness on genital manifestations of schistosomiasis
The genital manifestations of schistosomiasis seem to be less well known and less well managed than the urinary, intestinal and hepatosplenic. Schistosoma haematobium is the main species causing genital manifestations.
If A Worm Makes You Sick, Can This Cup Of Tea Cure You
Schistosomiasis is listed as a "neglected" tropical disease by the World Health Organization — one of those diseases thats been overlooked by modern medicine.
World Malaria Day: More cases in states less prone to disease
Sweden: Echinococcus infections may be locally acquired
The Public Health Agency of Sweden, or Folkhälsomyndigheten have reviewed some recent human Echinococcus multilocularis infection and conclude that some recent infections cannot be ruled out that they were infected in Sweden.
Hookworms: the most common travel health risk no one warns Americans about
Malaria outbreak in Burundi reaches epidemic levels with 5.7 million infected this year
Over 5.7 million people in Burundi—almost half of the total population—have been infected with malaria since the start of 2019.1
The Fight Against Malaria Has Reached a Standstill
Progress against malaria has stalled, and the disease remains a significant threat to billions of people despite the expensive, decades-long efforts to contain it, the World Health Organization reported on Monday.
250% Increase In The Number Of Tropical Disease Cases In Ireland.
Theres been a 250 percent rise in the cases of some tropical diseases here. Over the past six years, Irish doctors have delt with previously rare illnesses here including leprosy, dengue fever, Zika virus and West Nile fever.
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Rising temperatures will put 1 billion more people at risk of infectious disease
Rising global temperatures could put an additional 1 billion people at risk of contracting an infectious disease by the year 2080, Morgan Stanley analysts warned in a research report released this week.
WHO sustains Lymphatic Filariasis treatments in over 500 local government areas across Nigeria
Abuja 28 May 2019 - The World Health Organization (WHO) is currently supporting the Nigerian Government to distribute medications to treat Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) across 520 Nigerian Local Government Areas (LGAs).
Scientists identify how the exosomes of the parasite responsible for Chagas disease affect heart cells
A team of scientists from the University of Granada (UGR) has broken new ground in Chagas disease research. This is a serious parasitic disease that affects more than 8 million people worldwide and for which there is currently no treatment.
Neglected tropical diseases: Researchers highlight expanded benefits and impact of preventive chemotherapy
The programs, originally intended for the poorest people in Africa, include a package of donated medicines that target ascariasis, trichuriasis, hookworm infection, schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis and trachoma. These seven neglected tropical diseases represent the most common afflictions of people who live in extreme poverty.
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