Nigeria: 'Over 700,000 Infected With HIV/Aids Annually'

[Daily Trust]Nigeria records over 700,000 HIV/AIDS cases annually, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis and Leprosy, Dr. Joseph Haruna Kigbu, said yesterday.
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the in vitro antiplasmodial properties against malaria parasite in 15 plants mentioned in Indian traditional medicine texts.MethodsIn vitro antiplasmodial activity of methanolic extracts obtained from Indian traditional medicinal plants was evaluated on Plasmodium falciparum of FCK2 and INDO strains using schizont maturation inhibition assay and parasite lactate dehydrogenase inhibition assay.ResultsMethanolic extracts of Adhatoda zeylanica, Embelia ribes, Piper nigrum and Plumbago zeylanica exhibited more than 50% inhibition in both the stains in schizont maturation inhibition a...
Source: Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2019Source: Prostaglandins &Other Lipid MediatorsAuthor(s): Rupak Shivakoti, Jesmond Dalli, Dileep Kadam, Sanjay Gaikwad, Madhusudan Barthwal, Romain A. Colas, Francesca Mazzacuva, Rahul Lokhande, Sujata Dharmshale, Renu Bharadwaj, Anju Kagal, Neeta Pradhan, Sona Deshmukh, Sachin Atre, Tushar Sahasrabudhe, Arjun Kakrani, Vandana Kulkarni, Swapnil Raskar, Nishi Suryavanshi, Sandy ChonABSTRACTIndividuals with concurrent tuberculosis (TB) and Type 2 diabetes (DM) have a higher risk of adverse outcomes. To better understand potential immunological differences, we utilized a co...
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In conclusion, while travelling to endemic countries, people should be informed about the importance of malaria prophylaxis and prophylaxis should be commenced immediately and continued appropriately. Additionally, malaria should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of high fever for the patients who admitted to the hospital with a travelling history to these countries. PMID: 31709945 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Mikrobiyoloji Bulteni - Category: Microbiology Tags: Mikrobiyol Bul Source Type: research
Authors: Savaş Şen Z, Taşar MA, Demirel Kaya F, Güneş A, Vezir E, Hızarcıoğlu Gülşen H Abstract Cryptosporidium spp. is one of the leading causes of parasitic diarrhea. It is the most common parasite in humans all over the world with Giardia. Cryptosporidium is an important cause of chronic diarrhea in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) patients. Patients with normal immune system may have an asymptomatic course or clinical presentation such as acute watery diarrhea without blood and persistent diarrhea. The severity and duration of the disease may be a re...
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Authors: Çulha G, Kaya T, Gülbol Duran G, Urhan Küçük M, Doğramacı AÇ, Tiyekli Çelik D Abstract Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease that is transmitted to humans by the bites of infected female phlebotomine sandflies. In the diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), in the smear samples, the demonstration of the parasite by microscope remains a gold standard method. However, it becomes difficult to diagnose the parasite since the number of amastigotes in chronic cases with a lesion of one year or longer is very low. Due to many factor such as patients primarily do not ...
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[Daily Trust] Bauchi -The Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV /AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA) successfully treated 17 leprosy cases at various locations in the state in 2017.
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[Daily Trust] Bauchi -The Bauchi State Agency for the control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis/Leprosy and Malaria, (BACATMA) has disclosed that it has provided treatment, care and support to 16,000 HIV positive patients in the state from 2015 to 2017.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
[Daily Trust] Bauchi -Bauchi State Government has enacted a law to compel intending couples to conduct HIV and genotype tests before marriage. This was disclosed at a meeting of stakeholders yesterday at the Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS Tuberculosis /Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA).
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
WASHINGTON ― When Baltimore resident Arjun kisses his 6-year-old daughter’s forehead, it’s not always just a sign of affection. His daughter, Sujata, is onto him. “Is that a temperature kiss?” she asks. Arjun compulsively checks his little girl’s temperature for a reason. Sujata is the survivor of the “first well-described case” of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in a young child in the U.S., according to her physicians. Tuberculosis is the world’s biggest killer among infectious diseases, and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis ― or XDR-TB, which is re...
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[Daily Trust] Bauchi -The Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA) has carried out a community based health outreach in communities across the state. Speaking at the opening of the outreach which started at Gwallameji community in Bauchi, BACATMA Permanent Secretary, Dr. Suleman Manga said that the programme had given the rural populace opportunity to know their health status.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
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