sleeping sickness

Controlling deadly tsetse fly with satellite imagery


May 9th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Scientists are relying on satellite imagery to control the deadly tsetse fly, an African killer that spreads "sleeping sickness" disease among humans and animals and wipes ... Read more...

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Study of parasite behaviour holds hope for sleeping sickness disease


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A study of a sleeping sickness parasite by the University of Edinburgh researchers could help offer new treatments for the disease.Scientists have found that the parasite, which can ... Read more...

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New findings on sleeping sickness pave way for novel treatments


June 15th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): New revelations about the parasite that causes sleeping sickness could lead to new avenues of research into treatments for the disease.Scientists studying the parasite - which is spread ... Read more...

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“Micro Ear” Is Yet Another Revolution


February 28th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A brand new device called micro ear might just change the realm of technology as researchers claim. The scientists back at the Glasgow University ... Read more...

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New discovery may help end sleeping sickness


January 16th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Scientists from Vanderbilt University have found a novel way to end sleeping sickness by making parasite that causes it to self-destruct.They have identified an enzyme that protects the ... Read more...

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Novel drug candidate may help treat inherited muscular wasting disease


November 7th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Scientists from University of Oregon and the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York have discovered a potential drug candidate that may help treat ... Read more...

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Christmas Islands native rats went extinct due to invasive pathogen


November 5th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A new genetic research has suggested that the extinction of the native rat species of Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean in 1908, was caused by a ... Read more...

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Sleeping sickness find may lead to new test for earlier diagnosis


April 15th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Researchers from Imperial College of London and institutions in Switzerland and the USA, have revealed that sleeping sickness creates a metabolic 'fingerprint' in the blood and urine ... Read more...

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