News Articles on 'Tropical Medicine'
‘80% of Ebola survivors suffer disabilities one year after discharge’
New research, conducted by the University of Liverpool and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, highlights the need for long-term rehabilitation of Ebola survivors after almost 80% of those interviewed were found to have major limitations in mobility ...
Published: 27 Aug 2017
Military Tropical Medicine Course Provides Valuable Training
Story by Lt. Cmdr. Jill Cunningham Photos by HM2 Ellen Gillen NMPDC Public Affairs 3 hrs ago The Military Tropical Medicine (MTM) Course, led by the Navy Medicine Professional Development Center (NMPDC) and taught by NMPDC Course Directors in conjunction ...
Source: DC Military
Published: 24 Aug 2017
Degree awarding powers for Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
LSTM has been granted degree awarding powers by the Privy Council following a process of assessment over two years by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). Gaining degree awarding powers means that students who begin their studies from September will receive ...
Published: 16 Aug 2017
Special probiotic mixture reduces risk of sepsis in infants, study finds
Antiretroviral Therapy Clostridium Difficile Ebola HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Influenza Malaria Measles Sepsis Swine Flu Tropical Medicine Tuberculosis Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic... Septicaemia (another name for blood poisoning ...
Published: 22 Aug 2017
SIR Model of Spread of Zika Virus Infections: ZIKV Linked to Microcephaly Simulations
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 47, 709-720. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.1992.47.709  Gao, D., Lou, Y., He, D., Porco, T.C., Kuang, Y., Chowell, G. and Ruan, S. (2016) Prevention and Control of Zika as a Mosquito-Borne and ...
Published: 23 Aug 2017
Study links malaria rapid diagnostic tests to more antibiotic prescriptions
Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) found that, overall, RDTs are effective at limiting – though not eliminating – what had been a common practice: routinely prescribing powerful malaria medications known as ...
Published: 26 Aug 2017
The Latest: Texas cities start assessing hurricane damage
The storm quickly grew Thursday from a tropical depression into a Category 1 hurricane, and then developed into a Category 2 storm early Friday. By Friday afternoon, it had become a Category 3 storm before strengthening to a Category 4. Harvey is the first ...
Published: 26 Aug 2017
Museum of Tropical Medicine
If you want to come within inches of preserved Ebola-spreading bats or see how the larvae of the parasite Anisakis grows inside the many cavities of the human body, the Museum of Tropical Medicine in Nagasaki, Japan is the place to do it. Jars full of ...
Published: 11 Aug 2017
A New Tropical Medicine Clinic for 'Third World America'
As part of this new effort to combat NTDs in the U.S., we also are working with Texas Medical Center to open a unique Tropical Medicine Clinic in Houston designed specifically to treat patients suffering with NTDs. Our hope is that the clinic will become a ...
Published: 27 Oct 2011
Zika, tropical medicine, and infant monsters of the third world
What’s struck me most about U.S. coverage of the Zika virus are the images: black and brown children, inevitably from Brazil, with smaller-than-expected heads. Zika is thought to cause microcephaly, and although there’s still no solid proof of the ...
Published: 11 Feb 2016
Current Tropical Medicine Reports
Expert reviews on recent advances in tropical medicine, written by acknowledged authorities in the field Offers expert reviews of developments and important new papers in tropical medicine References annotated to explain their importance Coverage includes ...
Published: 17 Aug 2017
80 Percent of Ebola Survivors Suffer Disabilities One Year After Discharge
Courtesy of MG Semple New research conducted by the University of Liverpool and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine highlights the need for long-term rehabilitation of Ebola survivors after almost 80 percent of those interviewed were found to have major ...
Source: INFECTION CONTROL TODAY
Published: 22 Aug 2017
What is tropical medicine?
Humankind evolved in tropical Africa, and it is presumed that many of the diseases and parasites characteristic of the tropical environment were inherited from nonhuman primate ancestors. Over the centuries, tropical diseases have challenged the limited ...
Published: 07 Apr 2016
Tropical Medicine Fellowship Awarded to Geisel Student Adrianna Stanley
Second-year Geisel School of Medicine student Adrianna Stanley is among 21 Fellows from 16 medical schools who received a Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine. The Fellowship, given by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and ...
Published: 30 Sep 2015
Tropical Medicine Course Comes to Camp Lemonnier
Tropical Medicine Course Comes to Camp Lemonnier CAMP LEMONNIER, DJIBOUTI- Lt. Cmdr. Nehkonti Adams, Doctor, Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, details how traditional medicine interacts with modern medicine in the cultures of developing nations ...
Published: 24 Nov 2016
Medical researcher wins prestigious tropical medicine award
Anna Babakhanyan is the first University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine Fellow to receive a prestigious national award from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). Babakhanyan received the 2014 award to study how HIV ...
Source: University of Hawai‘i
Published: 08 Nov 2014
About Tropical Medicine 2015 Lisbon
Tropical Medicine 2015 Lisbon is organized between 20 Apr and 21 Apr 2015. Tropical Medicine 2015 Lisbon will be held in Lisbon, Portugal. The Congress venue is The Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 3rd National Congress of Tropical Medicine ...
Published: 20 Apr 2015