|SA university develops smart glove for leprosy patients|
Around 95 per cent of people are immune to leprosy which is caused by mycobacterium leprae and can result in progressive damage to skin, nerves, limbs and eyes. The disease is curable, but some patients will suffer from nerve damage meaning they ...
HumanIPO - Tue, 03 Dec 2013 02:00
|Finally, a Digital Library of Bizarre Human Bones From the Middle Ages|
A spinal column with fused vertebrae. The bones of a woman with advanced syphilis. Skeletons deformed by rickets and leprosy. A fascinating online library of deformed bones from the Middle Ages goes live today-and while I didn't even realize such a ...
Gizmodo India - Mon, 09 Dec 2013 10:04
|Training technicians: Medical courses to start at Leprosy hospital|
Various medical training courses, registered with the Sindh Medical Faculty, have been introduced at the Leprosy hospital in Manghopir, according to a statement issued on Monday. The training courses are on food inspection, physiotherapy, dental ...
The Express Tribune - Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:08
|Sceptical about overseas aid? The Woreda 1 slum in Ethiopia will change your ...|
Anyone who complains about overseas aid should spend a week, as I have just done, visiting those affected by leprosy in Ethiopia. Many live in the worst conditions imaginable, pushed to the fringes of society. The Woreda 1 slum on the outskirts of ...
Catholic Herald Online (blog) - Tue, 10 Dec 2013 03:15
|Secrets of Britain's first hospital to be revealed in Winchester talk|
The talk will explore the evidence of leprosy in skeletons recovered from the St Mary Magdalen site, which is believed to have been a leprosy hospital from the late 11th century onwards. Dr Tucker said: “The first documented use of this site in ...
Hampshire Chronicle - Wed, 27 Nov 2013 10:08
|Faceless NGOs collect HIV/AIDS funds -Hon. Kigbu|
Dr. Haruna Joseph Kigbu is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis and Leprosy who represents Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency of Nasarawa State.
Nigerian Tribune - Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:52
|BACATMA: 40000 People HIV Positive in Bauchi|
The Bauchi State Agency for the control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria, BACATMA) has disclosed that 40,000 people are living with HIV virus in the state. The Chairman of the Agency,Dr. Adullaziz Mohammed who made this known Monday ...
THISDAY Live - Mon, 09 Dec 2013 11:30
|Work of a master|
How did someone from a village in Tailevu, whose hands were twisted and crippled by leprosy, become one of Fiji's best-known contemporary artists? This is what students of Nadi Airport School set out to discover this week, as the Nadi Airport School's ...
Fiji Times - Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:41