Albendazole

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Name: Albendazole
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Effect of deworming on school-aged children's physical fitness, cognition and clinical parameters ...

Malaria and helminth infections are thought to negatively affect children's nutritional status and to impair their physical and cognitive development. Yet, the current evidence-base is weak.The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of deworming ... [Published 7thSpace - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

[Articles] Efficacy of combined antiparasitic therapy with praziquantel and albendazole for neurocysticercosis: a double-blind, randomised controlled trial

BackgroundNeurocysticercosis causes a substantial burden of seizure disorders worldwide. Treatment with either praziquantel or albendazole has suboptimum efficacy. We aimed to establish whether combination of these drugs would increase cysticidal efficacy ... [Published Lancet Infectious Diseases - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

14 drugs made in Himachal Pradesh fail tests

SHIMLA: The quality of drugs manufactured in Himachal Pradesh has come under scanner once again with samples of 14 drugs failing the test conducted by Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO) in June last. While CDSCO has issued an alert about ... [Published Times of India - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

5000 pupils dewormed in Kano

As part of its corporate social responsibility, Dana Drugs Limited has dewormed about 5000 school children in Kano State.The deworming exercise was flagged off by the Kano State Governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso at the government House.Kano branch Manager ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

A hope for Guatemala: Group’s efforts help battle parasite-related illnesses

SARSTUN, GUATEMALA — Ten years ago, Francisco Cal Xol, a Mayan resident of the Guatemalan village of Sarstun, was working with a nurse named Lucia when a man arrived at her home with his young son.The man had come seeking medical attention for the boy ... [Published News-Journal - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Drug Controller Body Declares 14 Drugs Manufactured in State Sub-standard

Solan: Around 14 drugs manufactured in the state have been declared sub-standard by the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) today.Out of 41 drugs listed in the nationwide drug alert, around 14 are manufactured in various pharmaceutical units of Himachal ... [Published Space View Times - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Bicol getting close to being filariasis-free region: DOH

By Danny O. CallejaDARAGA, Albay —Catanduanes has recently joined the ranks of lymphatic filariasis-free Bicol provinces — a development seen by Department of Health (DOH) as another milestone achievement in its decades-long fight against this mosquito-borne ... [Published Bicol Mail - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Cerebral neurocysticercosis mimicking or comorbid with episodic migraine?

Case reportYannick Fogoum Fogang , Massaman Camara , Amadou Gallo Diop and Mansour Mouhamadou NdiayeBMC Neurology 2014, 14 :138doi:10.1186/1471-2377-14-138Published: 1 July 2014Abstract (provisional) BackgroundNeurocysticercosis is a major cause of neurological ... [Published BMC - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

DOH declares Catanduanes as filariasis-free

The island province has been declared by the Department of Health as filariasis-free, three years ahead of the deadline set under a national campaign for the Philippines to be rid of the disease that is the second leading cause of permanent disabilit ... [Published Catanduanes Tribune - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

20,000 Margao school children to be covered under DHS check-up prog

MARGAO: About 20,000 school children from the city of Margao and Fatorda will be covered under the health check-up programme of directorate of health services till December 2014.According to Sanjay Dalvi, health officer of urban heath centre, Margao, ... [Published Navhind Times - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

National survey highlights parasite control practices

The average age of sheep producers has increased from 51 to 56 yearsThe average age of sheep producers has increased from 51 to 56 years, the use of worm egg counts was down and practices that will encourage drench resistance are still widely used according ... [Published Get Farming - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Big Pharma: Global health in their hands

When a giant of a drug maker invests a massive £130 million in Africa’s health, that shouldn’t be surprising because the Big Pharma hold global public health in their hands, literally, for better and for worse. We highlight their operations, beginning ... [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jun 25 2014]

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...Pradesh drug controller Navneet Marwaha said that companies whose samples have failed the tests conducted by CDSCO were issued show cause notices. "We have asked them to withdraw their batches. As samples have failed outside Himachal Pradesh, we could only take administrative action against the companies" he said
This is a region endemic for barber's pole worm and it received 1000 mm (40 ") in 2011, which was 200 mm more than the annual average."
"One of the most basic ways to begin improving quality of life is by improving quality of nutrition and nourishment,” said Bill Lee, CEO of Univera. “The first step to making a difference is believing that you can. We are committed to ensuring that children all over the world have access to essential nutrients.”"
"The World Bank has a long and successful track record of working to prevent the neglected tropical diseases, and also of supporting malaria prevention efforts, so it makes a lot of sense to try to tackle these diseases simultaneously"

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Effect of deworming on school-aged children's p... [Published 7thSpace - Jul 25 2014]
[Articles] Efficacy of combined antiparasitic t... [Published Lancet Infectious Diseases - Jul 22 2014]
[Editorial] Treatment of neurocysticercosis [Published Lancet Infectious Diseases - Jul 22 2014]
14 drugs made in Himachal Pradesh fail tests [Published Times of India - Jul 22 2014]
Ted Rall: Moths to Flame [Published River Cities Reader - Jul 16 2014]
5000 pupils dewormed in Kano [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 15 2014]
A hope for Guatemala: Group’s efforts help batt... [Published News-Journal - Jul 13 2014]
Drug Controller Body Declares 14 Drugs Manufact... [Published Space View Times - Jul 13 2014]
Ted Rall: We, the Corporations [Published River Cities Reader - Jul 06 2014]
Bicol getting close to being filariasis-free re... [Published Bicol Mail - Jul 03 2014]
Cerebral neurocysticercosis mimicking or comorb... [Published BMC - Jul 01 2014]
Omar Mulhi, Country Manager for GlaxoSmithKline... [Published Yemen Post - Jun 30 2014]
DOH declares Catanduanes as filariasis-free [Published Catanduanes Tribune - Jun 29 2014]
20,000 Margao school children to be covered und... [Published Navhind Times - Jun 28 2014]
National survey highlights parasite control pra... [Published Get Farming - Jun 27 2014]
Helminth Infections in Neonates and Young Children [Published Diabetes Care - Jun 25 2014]
Big Pharma: Global health in their hands [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jun 25 2014]
Univera’s Serve First Team, Global Chairman & C... [Published PRWeb - May 19 2014]
World: Global Fight against Neglected Tropical ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 14 2014]
Senegal: How a Water Project is helping Fight M... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 25 2014]
BPPI to procure 132 drugs from private cos to b... [Published PharmaBiz - Apr 09 2014]
Oxantel Pamoate–Albendazole for Trichuris trich... [Published NEJM Most Viewed Articles - Week - Feb 16 2014]
Oxantel Pamoate–Albendazole for Trichuris trich... [Published The New England Journal of Medicine: Infectious ... - Feb 13 2014]
Preventive Anthelmintic Chemotherapy — Expandin... [Published The New England Journal of Medicine: Infectious ... - Feb 13 2014]
DoP rejects review petitions of several cos inc... [Published PharmaBiz - Jan 06 2014]
Yemen bilharzia infections drop by more than 50% [Published WHO - Dec 13 2013]
School equipment distributed in Tacloban, Roxas... [Published UNICEF - Nov 26 2013]
Suspicious Drug to Be Administered to... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 27 2013]
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World: Global Fight against Neglected Tropical ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 14 2014]
Source: US Agency for International DevelopmentCountry: Haiti, World 1 Billion Treatments Delivered to the World’s Poorest For Immediate Release USAID Press Office .202.712.4320|Email: USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov |Twitter: @USAIDPress PORT-AU-PRINCE, ...
Senegal: How a Water Project is helping Fight M... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 25 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Senegal STORY HIGHLIGHTS While improving water management and food security in Africa’s Sahel region, the Senegal River Basin Project is also helping prevent malaria and other dreaded diseases. As a result of Phase I of the ...
Oxantel Pamoate–Albendazole for Trichuris trich... [Published NEJM Most Viewed Articles - Week - Feb 16 2014]
Oxantel Pamoate–Albendazole for Trichuris trich... [Published The New England Journal of Medicine: Infectious ... - Feb 13 2014]
Soil-transmitted helminthiasis is caused by chronic infection with nematode worms, Ascaris lumbricoides, hookworm, and Trichuris trichiura. More than 1 billion people are infected with one or several species of soil-transmitted helminths. Infection with ...
Preventive Anthelmintic Chemotherapy — Expandin... [Published The New England Journal of Medicine: Infectious ... - Feb 13 2014]
In 2012, more than 260 million tablets of albendazole (at a dose of 400 mg) and mebendazole (at a dose of 500 mg) were distributed to school-age children as preventive chemotherapy against soil-transmitted helminthiases; altogether, more than 700 million ...
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