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1 January 1970

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Multi-talented drug for leishmaniasis?

A compound called fexinidazole is proving to be quite the multi-tasker for beating parasitic infections.
A compound called fexinidazole is proving to be quite the multi-tasker for beating parasitic infections. Already in Phase 1 trials for one tropical disease, studies in mice have… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/multi-talented-drug-for-leishmaniasis/

Safer treatment for sleeping sickness

Scientists have trialled a safer way of treating sleeping sickness in mice by modifying an existing medicine.
Scientists have trialled a safer way of treating sleeping sickness in mice by modifying an existing medicine. Tests in mice show that the new treatment can be taken orally and is… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/safer-treatment-for-sleeping-sickness/

Cheap treatment for sleeping sickness

Researchers are preparing for clinical trials of the first inexpensive oral treatment for Trypanosomiasis, the parasitic disease commonly known as sleeping sickness that is transmitted to humans by the tsetse fly.
Researchers are preparing for clinical trials of the first inexpensive oral treatment for Trypanosomiasis, the parasitic disease commonly known as sleeping sickness that is… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cheap-treatment-for-sleeping-sickness/

Fat-free proteins kill tropical disease bug

Parasites which cause sleeping sickness can be killed by altering the proteins that they are dependent on, studies on mice show.
Parasites which cause sleeping sickness can be killed by altering the proteins that they are dependent on, studies on mice show. The disease is caused by the parasite T.Brucei… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/fat-free-proteins-kill-tropical-disease-bug/

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