Tropical Disease

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- Malaria diagnostic tests differ in performance - 3.1
- Schistosomiasis parasite's Schistosoma mansoni's Genome decoded - 3.1
- Symptom patterns differ between pandemic, seasonal flu in Singapore - 3
- 125.2 million pregnant women at risk of malaria - 3
- Eat oily fish to protect your eyesight in old age - 2.9
- Flu season tough for older people this year in US - 2.3
- Novel antimalarial drug candidate identified - 2.3
- Organic food not nutritionally superior than conventional - 2.1
- New screening strategy for detection of chagas disease - 2.1
- Pneumococcal vaccine offers protection to HIV infected - 2

Tropical Disease articles

Novel antimalarial drug candidate identified
Novartis announced that scientists at the Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases (NITD), in collaboration with researchers from the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF), the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a novel compound that shows promise as a next generation treatment for drug resistant malaria.

Schistosomiasis parasite's Schistosoma mansoni's Genome decoded
Researchers have sequenced the genome of the parasite -- Schistosoma mansoni -- that causes intestinal schistosomiasis (also known as bilharzia or snail fever), a devastating tropical disease that afflicts more than 200 million people in the developing world.

Humans driving increased dengue risk in Australia
Drought-proofing Australia's urban regions by installing large domestic water tanks may enable the dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti to regain its foothold across the country and expand its range of possible infections, according to a new study published May 5 in the open-access journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Schistosomiasis more debilitating than estimated
The health effects of one strain of schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease common in developing countries, are seven to 46 times greater than previously estimated, according to new Brown University research.

New screening strategy for detection of chagas disease
A new targeted screening strategy could make the diagnosis and treatment of Chagas disease more feasible in low-resource settings, concludes a new study, publishing on December 26, 2007, in the open-access journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

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