Researchers have demonstrated that facial cleanliness can be reliably measured, suggesting that this should be incorporated into surveys assessing trachoma control efforts.
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On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2017, the ISNTD is launching the disease report: “Female Genital Schistosomiasis: the most neglected gynaecological disease”, highlighting the linkages with HIV and calling for accelerating advocacy, policy and intervention collaboration.
Device produces a 3D reconstruction of swollen disfigured legs caused by lymphatic filariasis, providing a more rapid accurate diagnosis and assessment.
MedChemNet and Infectious Diseases Hub recently attended the first two days of the 19th RSC / SCI Medicinal Chemistry Symposium. Here, you can catch up on the session delving into drug discovery for the neglected tropical diseases.
Missed out on attending the British Society for Parasitology’s Autumn Symposium? Read our report of the event here, including talks from Roy Anderson and David Molyneux.
Editor, Martha Powell, discusses the issues around the current guidance for treating HAT and gives an overview of the current clinical pipeline being spearheaded by the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative.
In line with our focus this month on zoonoses, we spoke to Joanne Webster from the Royal Veterinary College, about her involvement in a host of projects on zoonotic parasites, including both schistosomiasis and Toxoplasma.
In this exclusive piece, the authors look at antihelmintics in both animal and human health – arguing that evolution of resistance necessitates drug development.
New research has demonstrated that the extent of Leishmania infection cycles in line with host circadian rhythms, presenting an opportunity for new therapeutics and optimizing prevention methods.