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Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease), is a chronic infectious disease that primarily affects the peripheral nerves, skin, upper respiratory tract, eyes, and nasal mucosa. The disease is caused by a bacillus (rod-shaped) bacterium known as Mycobacterium leprae (M. leprae).
Crohn’s disease may be caused by same bacterium that causes Paratuberculosis or Johne’s disease in cattle, sheep, and goats

Crohn’s disease may be caused by same bacterium that causes Paratuberculosis or Johne’s disease in cattle, sheep, and goats

Cell biologists may have discovered a new effective therapy for psoriasis

Cell biologists may have discovered a new effective therapy for psoriasis

Final push towards elimination of Leprosy

Final push towards elimination of Leprosy

Diseases are being neglected in wake of HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

Diseases are being neglected in wake of HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

Skeletal remains of 3,160 individuals reveal changing status of cancer in Europe across the centuries

Skeletal remains of 3,160 individuals reveal changing status of cancer in Europe across the centuries

Five million village doctors in rural China to be re-trained

Five million village doctors in rural China to be re-trained

New chink in the cellular armor of tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy

New chink in the cellular armor of tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy