Monthly Archives: September 2016

Marasmus: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Marasmus is a form of malnutrition, caused by a shortage of protein and calories in the body. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, and treatment. …read more

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Antibiotics developed in 1960s show promise for TB therapy

First generation cephalosporins – antibiotics introduced as a treatment against bacterial infections in 1963 – now show promise for tuberculosis (TB) therapy, according to new research published in… …read more

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New field test allows rapid diagnosis of Chikungunya virus infection

Like its relatives Dengue and Zika, Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, and both mosquitoes and viruses are extending their range. …read more

By |September 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Rift Valley fever in Niger

On 30 August 2016, WHO received reports about unexplained deaths among humans, along with death and abortion in livestock in the North Western parts of Niger, and the areas bordering Mali. From 2 August to 22 September 2016, 64 human cases including 23 deaths have been reported in Tchintabaraden health district in Tahoua region. […]

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    My History of HIV Meds, Side Effects and Maintaining Adherence in Prison

My History of HIV Meds, Side Effects and Maintaining Adherence in Prison

I have been going back in time with my thoughts to when I was newly diagnosed with HIV in 1990. Some serious thought has been put into how I’ve managed to live this long — so many years beyond the original expiration date given by the doctor who broke the news to me.

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