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Don't go swimming with the snail ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:20pm Don't go swimming with the snails.... People become infected with Schistosoma when they wade, swim or bathe in fresh water inhabited by snails, which serve as the worms' intermediate hosts....genomic advances for a new approach to eliminate...BD A research team supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Roadmap and the National ... Read on »
Remember Whensday: By the Water by Ruth K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 15 Sep 2009 10:11pm Ontario 1959 I have no memory of this day in 1959 when my father took the picture of my brother and I at some body of water in Ontario, Canada just before we returned to South Africa. We were at a picnic with other members of our extended family and wore matching outfits undoubtedly sewn by our mother. Childhood memories may be fogg ... Read on »
More Results!!! by Treya Posted Fri 03 Sep 2010 12:00am Hey People, Thanks for your welcoming comments at my last post. They are always much appreciated! I have a bad respiratory infection at the moment so I'm afraid the enthusiasm I had in my last post has vanished for now. I seem to be getting more and more infections lately. This is the third chest infection I've had in the last few months. ... Read on »
the Beats By Dre Tour covering finish with by abbieamanda Posted Tue 25 Dec 2012 6:51am I had assumed Beats By Dre headphones the kids (10 and 12) would each discuss a covering with either Peter or me. Masai host and go details Jackson Looseyia had other ideas and was adament that they were players and must have a covering of their own. Despite my preliminary worries h Beats By Dre Tour was, of course, absolutely right. They loved the ... Read on »
Treatment of Schistosomiasis Using Substituted Oxadiazole 2-Oxides by nih.gov Posted Sun 22 Mar 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: Available for licensing and commercial development are pharmaceutical compositions and methods for the treatment of Schistosomiasis in mammals. The various compositions are based on a number of compounds derived from 1,2,5-oxadiazole that are potent inhibitors of thioredoxin glutathione reductase (TG ... Read on »
Think before you swim…This is Schistosome country by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:33am Schistosomes Basics: Also known as Bilharziasis. This Trematode/blood fluke infection may lead to portal hypertension, liver fibrosis or bladder cancers, depending on location and length of infection. Eggs enter a freshwater pool, mature in snails and then become free swimming. They directly penetrate skin when it contacts infected water. ... Read on »
Bursting by Joanne J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 8:22pm I was a bit horrified to see that my last entry was posted over a month ago. I'm sorry to all of you who have been following my entries and waiting for the next batch - I'm overdue. There was no pause in my life here, so I am now bursting with a month of untold stories. Let me just give you the headlines and then I'll come back with details. ... Read on »
Could You Have Asherman Syndrome? by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 16 May 2011 11:00am Asherman syndrome is the formation of intrauterine adhesions, which typically result from scars that develop after uterine surgery. Asherman syndrome is a rare condition. In most cases, it occurs in women who have had several dilatation and curettage (D&C) procedures. A severe pelvic infection unrelated to surgery may also lead ... Read on »
From The Valley of Death to The Valley of Cures – NIH TRND Program Supports Multiple Rare Diseases by Chris H. Posted Wed 16 Nov 2011 1:43am Thank you Dr. Francis Collins, Dr. Chris Austin, Dr. John McKew and others at the NIH who are all involved in driving the National Institutes of Health’s Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) program forward. Addi and Cassi suffer from Niemann Pick Type C, a fatal Genetic C ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 2 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Drug Makers Lag on Promised Studies of Products: FDA Drug makers have failed to begin more than 70 percent of promised studies on products already approved for market, according to U.S. government numbers released Thursday, and a watchdog group is sick of it. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration report shows that 899 -- or 71 percent -- ... Read on »