April 7, 2011

Novel Compounds for Fighting Against Parasitic Diseases

Science Daily, Science Daily


Ferrari et al.

Trypanosomatid parasites cause diseases like African sleeping sickness, Chagas' disease and leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis affects about 12 million people worldwide, mostly in developing countries. Current drug treatments are inadequate due to drug toxicity and resistance.

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TAGGED: Leishmaniasis, Sleeping Sickness, Chagas Disease, Parasites, Experimental Drug

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