Leprosy

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Name: Leprosy
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Leprosy threat to red squirrels

Prof Anna Meredith of the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies at Edinburgh University, said: "There have been six cases in Scotland but there is not any reported anywhere in the UK as far as we know. "There is no pattern to the distribution so it ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Case Report of Two Cases of Fever, Rash, and Organ Involvement during the Treatment of Leprosy

by Hong Liu, Chuan Wang, Tongsheng Chu, Parimi Leela Rani, Debao Yu, Xi'an Fu, Mingfei Chen, Shumin Chen, Furen Zhang ... [Published Plosone.org - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Leprosy, case report
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Coming up in Friday’s Courier - fifty shades of grey and egg pelting

It’s the variety that keeps Alex Rennie interested.For the last 37 years (that’s quite a lot) he has been painting the Forth Road Bridge.Grey it may well be. But dull? Never.There are different coating systems you see. A primer, then the light grey on ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Drug Repurposing

A reader has sent along the question: "Have any repurposed drugs actually been approved for their new indication?" And initially, I thought, confidently but rather blankly, "Well, certainly, there's. . . and. . .hmm", but then the biggest example hit ... [Published In the Pipeline - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Drugs, eflornithine, Leprosy
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 28 Aug 2014

ROTHERHAM ABUSE: PCC QUITS LABOUR ONLYShaun Wright, the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire who faced calls to resign because he was responsible for children’s services in Rotherham for part of the time when at least 1,400 children there ... [Published The First Post: Latest - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

PM sets up panel to review obsolete laws

in line with the need for updated laws for a modern society, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the Government to identify all such old laws that hold no importance now and have lost their relevance and use in the present context.The Prime ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Leprosy, Jainism, Ram Naik
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Stigma Stymies India’s Leprosy Battle

Medical advancements in the treatment of leprosy have greatly diminished its impact around the world, largely eliminating the disease from most countries. India made great strides in combating leprosy, but still accounts for a majority of the world’s ... [Published VOA News - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Leprosy, India, Infectious
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of Health and Human Services: ILLUMINA MISEQ SYSTEM AND REAGENTS

Agency: Department of Health and Human ServicesOffice: Health Resources and Services Administration Location: National Hansen's Disease ProgramDate you need to respond by: 25-August-2014Solicitation Number: 14-258-SOL-00052 Naics code: 334516 Computer ... [Published ITbriefing - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Lena Dunham reveals childhood fears …

By ANI | ANI  –Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Lena Dunham has made revelations about her childhood fears in her upcoming memoir 'Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's Learned.'The 28-year-old actress described that at the age of 8, she ... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Charity seeking to buy 20,000 Ebola suits for health workers

An Irish charity has announced it is raising money to buy protective suits for health workers managing the Ebola virus outbreak abroad. The Leprosy Mission Ireland aims to buy 20,000 disposable suits for aid workers in west Africa, where the outbreak ... [Published Irish Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: New Ebola mobile lab at Lakka

As a result of concerns raised by residents of Lakka community, for Government not to establish an EBOLA treatment Centre in their community, Government decided to establish a treatment centre  within the environs of the present T.B and Leprosy Hospital, ... [Published Awoko - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Wildlife experts call for disease monitoring

Animal experts are calling for better health surveillance of wild species to help stop the spread of diseases. Vets and scientists from around Europe are meeting in Edinburgh to discuss the challenges of gathering health information from animals in the ... [Published Farming Online - Aug 26 2014]

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Prof Anna Meredith of the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies at Edinburgh University, said: "There have been six cases in Scotland but there is not any reported anywhere in the UK as far as we know. "There is no pattern to the distribution so it is very widespread. It's serious to the effected squirrels but it is a cryonic disease and means they will die slowly. "At the moment we are looking to find out how bad it is and urging people to look out for it. "It's a small number of cases but..."
...Prof Anna Meredith of the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies at Edinburgh University, said: "There have been six cases in Scotland but there is not any reported anywhere in the UK as far as we know."
...a suitable location for baby Shiloh's arrival and decided on Namibia: it pictures Brangelina excitedly stabbing a finger at the atlas and crying: "What about here? It's got cholera, leprosy, multiple and extensively drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis, malaria, a rampant Aids epidemic and the ninth-lowest life expectancy in the world! Who wouldn't deliberately travel there to give birth, given half the chance?" Waterfalls, Namibia: Lost in Showbiz feels that Planet Earth would be a sorrier place were they to go their separate ways

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Case Report of Two Cases of Fever, Rash, and Or... [Published Plosone.org - 5 hours ago]
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10 ways to get yourself kicked off a plane [Published New York Post - 6 hours ago]
Scotland's red squirrel population under new th... [Published Stv.tv - 9 hours ago]
Scottish red squirrel leprosy outbreak [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 11 hours ago]
Scottish red squirrel leprosy outbreak [Published The Scotsman - 11 hours ago]
Drug Repurposing [Published In the Pipeline - 11 hours ago]
Liberia: Disease Infectors in Trouble [Published AllAfrica.com - 13 hours ago]
Red squirrels under threat from rare leprosy [Published The Scotsman - 14 hours ago]
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UP Governor meets PM; discusses flood, rehabili... [Published Indian Express - 22 hours ago]
Red squirrels face leprosy threat [Published BBC - 23 hours ago]
Some natural ammunition against Ebola Virus fev... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 23 hours ago]
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Stigma Stymies India’s Leprosy Battle [Published VOA News - Aug 27 2014]
Liberia: Law Criminalizing Concealing Medical I... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]
Sierra Leone News: as another Salone Doctor die... [Published Awoko - Aug 27 2014]
Wildlife experts team up to tackle infection [Published MRCVS.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
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Drug Repurposing [Published In the Pipeline - 11 hours ago]
A reader has sent along the question: "Have any repurposed drugs actually been approved for their new indication?" And initially, I thought, confidently but rather blankly, "Well, certainly, there's. . . and. . .hmm", but then the biggest example hit ...
How Plagues Really Work [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 23 2014]
Wendy Orent in Aeon (Photo by Stefano Rellandini/Reuters): It was the great Australian virologist Frank Macfarlane Burnet who argued that the deadliest diseases were those newly introduced into the human species. It seemed to make sense: the parasite ...
Leprosy returns in Burma, thousands of new case... [Published Drudge Report Feed - Aug 22 2014]
Leprosy returns in Burma, thousands of new cases... (Third column, 15th story, link ) ...
Leprosy: Myanmar struggles with ancient scourge [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 21 2014]
High in the hills of Myanmar's war-torn borderlands, a clutch of new leprosy cases among communities virtually cut off from medical help is a sign that the country's battle with the ancient disease is far from over.It took six days by plane, boat, motorcycle, ...
Myanmar: Leprosy: Myanmar struggles with ancien... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Myanmar 08/21/2014 03:03 GMT by Kelly MACNAMARA MAWLAMYAING, August 21, 2014 (AFP) - High in the hills of Myanmar's war-torn borderlands, a clutch of new leprosy cases among communities virtually cut off from medical ...
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