Schistosomiasis

Common Name(s)

Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 983 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Schistosomiasis: number of people treated worldwide in 2013.
 

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Journal: Wkly. Epidemiol. Rec.. 2015 Jan;90(5):25-32.

 

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2015

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From a weighing scale to a pole: a comparison of two different dosage strategies in mass treatment of Schistosomiasis haematobium.
 

Author(s): Per Nordin, Gabriele Poggensee, Sabina Mtweve, Ingela Krantz

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Clinical schistosomiasis in endemic countries is treated with a single dose of praziquantel per 40 mg/kg body weight. Treating according to weight, in resource-poor settings when thousands of doses are to be administered in mass treatment campaigns, is considered problematic. A calibrated ...

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2014

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Malaria, schistosomiasis and soil transmitted helminth burden and their correlation with anemia in children attending primary schools in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
 

Author(s): Junior R Matangila, Joachim Yorokpa Doua, Sylvie Linsuke, Joule Madinga, Raquel Inocêncio da Luz, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden, Pascal Lutumba

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Anaemia reduces cognitive potential in school children, retards their growth and predisposes them to other diseases. As there is a paucity of data on the current burden of P. falciparum, S. mansoni and soil transmitted helminths (STH) infections and their correlation with schoolchildren's ...

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2014

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 127 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Role of microRNAs in schistosomes and schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): Lihui Zhu, Jinming Liu, Guofeng Cheng

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Schistosomes, a class of parasitic trematode worms, cause schistosomiasis. Accumulating evidence suggests that microRNAs (miRNAs)-small, non-coding RNAs that are known to play critical regulatory roles in many organisms-may be involved in schistosome development and sexual maturation, ...

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2014

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New uses for old drugs: the tale of artemisinin derivatives in the elimination of schistosomiasis japonica in China.
 

Author(s): Yi-Xin Liu, Wei Wu, Yue-Jin Liang, Zu-Liang Jie, Hui Wang, Wei Wang, Yi-Xin Huang

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Artemisinin (qinghaosu), extracted from the Chinese herb Artemisia annua L. in 1972, and its three major derivatives--artemether, artesunate and dihydroartemisinin--were firstly identified as antimalarials and found active against all species of the malaria parasite. Since the early ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2014

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Water-based interventions for schistosomiasis control.
 

Author(s): William Evan Secor

Journal: Pathog Glob Health. 2014 Jul;108(5):246-54.

 

Mass drug administration with praziquantel is the mainstay of programs for the control of schistosomiasis morbidity. However, there is a growing recognition that treatment alone will not be sufficient for eventually effecting elimination and that additional measures will be required ...

Last Updated: 1 Sep 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Childhood Schistosomiasis: a Novel Strategy Extending the Benefits/Reach of Antihelminthic Treatment
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2015

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Detection of Schistosomiasis CAA in Travellers After High-risk Water Contact
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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