Albendazole

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Name: Albendazole
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Developing and evaluating health education learning package (HELP) to control soil-transmitted ...

This study was carried out to develop a health education learning package (HELP) about soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections, and to evaluate what impact such a package could have in terms of reducing the incidence and intensity of STH infections ... [Published 7thSpace - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis elimination in a coastal state of India: a study ...

Lymphatic filariasis is targeted for elimination in India through mass drug administration (MDA) with diethylcarbamazine (DEC) combined with albendazole (ABZ). For the strategy to be effective, 65% of those living in endemic areas must be covered by and ... [Published 7thSpace - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Beware of eating beef

However much it is stated that beef is unhealthy to eat, people still have it even daily.  It may be in the form of beef burgers, stakes, roast or cooked. The reasons why beef is unhealthy to eat are far too many to mention here, but a few are as fol ... [Published The Nation.lk - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

A few reasons that are shocking to hear about beef industry.

However much it is stated that beef is unhealthy to eat due to a number of reasons, still people eat beef in their daily diet. It may be in the form of beef burgers, also called hamburgers, stakes, roast or cooked. The number of reasons why beef is unhealthy ... [Published LankaWeb - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Dioxin, Chemical, Cattle
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Coexistence of hepatocelluler carcinoma and cyst hydatid disease of the liver

AbstractThe evidence suggests that both delta hepatitis-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cyst hydatid disease (CHD) are frequently seen separately in people who live in the rural areas of Asia. However, there are still a few case reports about ... [Published JPMA - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

A rare cause of lower urinary tract symptoms: retrovesical hydatid cyst

AbstractRetrovesical cysts are extremely rare. For differential diagnosis radiologic findings and serologic tests can be used. In this article, we aimed to report our approach to diagnose and to treat a primary huge hydatid cyst in retrovesical space, ... [Published JPMA - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

Marina can make you sick

RECENT ARTICLESRECENT GALLERIESVendors in Marina are selling food items that are stale or items beyond the expiry date. This was revealed in a surprise inspection of the stalls on the beach by Corporation officials.The authorities seizing them had obviously ... [Published Chennai Online - Aug 24 2014]
Entities: Albendazole, Infectious
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-polio drive: MoPH vows to cover 8.9m children

News Detail AT News ReportKABUL: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said that it would cover 8.9 million chilren during the first round of autumn polio vaccination campaign which kicked off on Sunday.In a press statement issued here the MoPH said the ... [Published Afghanistan Times - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Gives Away Deworming Pills to Students

CHENNAI: Launching the Chennai Corporation Public Health Department’s Deworming Tablet Distribution initiative, Mayor Saidai S Duraisamy distributed pills to students of Chennai High School in CIT Nagar, on Monday.The Mayor gave away Albendazole 400, ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Global Fight Against Neglected Tropical Diseases Celebrated in Cambodia

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) joined Cambodia's Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport to celebrate the delivery of one billion Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) treatments which are helping more than 465 ... [Published US Embassy Cambodia: Phnom Penh - Aug 07 2014]
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 - 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]

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...Black. "This is done by increasing the distribution of NTD drugs to control and eliminate lymphatic filariasis, blinding trachoma, river blindness, schistosomiasis, and intestinal worms."
...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
"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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Developing and evaluating health education lear... [Published 7thSpace - 17 hours ago]
Mass drug administration for lymphatic filarias... [Published 7thSpace - Sep 01 2014]
Beware of eating beef [Published The Nation.lk - Aug 30 2014]
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. - Strategic SWOT Ana... [Published MarketResearch.com - Aug 28 2014]
A few reasons that are shocking to hear about b... [Published LankaWeb - Aug 28 2014]
Coexistence of hepatocelluler carcinoma and cys... [Published JPMA - Aug 25 2014]
A rare cause of lower urinary tract symptoms: r... [Published JPMA - Aug 25 2014]
Marina can make you sick [Published Chennai Online - Aug 24 2014]
Mouth-watering Marina Eats Can Make You Sick [Published New Indian Express - Aug 24 2014]
Anti-polio drive: MoPH vows to cover 8.9m children [Published Afghanistan Times - Aug 17 2014]
Mayor Gives Away Deworming Pills to Students [Published New Indian Express - Aug 13 2014]
Global Fight Against Neglected Tropical Disease... [Published US Embassy Cambodia: Phnom Penh - Aug 07 2014]
Effect of deworming on school-aged children's p... [Published 7thSpace - Jul 25 2014]
14 drugs made in Himachal Pradesh fail tests [Published Times of India - Jul 22 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 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]
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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 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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