Leprosy News and Research

Latest Leprosy News and Research

Active ingredient in vinegar can effectively kill mycobacteria

Active ingredient in vinegar can effectively kill mycobacteria

University of Texas researchers reveal ancient mysteries behind leprosy

University of Texas researchers reveal ancient mysteries behind leprosy

Study finds new class of semisynthetic anti-tuberculosis agents that overcome native drug efflux

Study finds new class of semisynthetic anti-tuberculosis agents that overcome native drug efflux

HIV stigma: an interview with Dr. Vargas-Jackson, M.D. Howard University Hospital

HIV stigma: an interview with Dr. Vargas-Jackson, M.D. Howard University Hospital

Tackling orphan diseases: an interview with Damian Marron, CEO, TxCell

Tackling orphan diseases: an interview with Damian Marron, CEO, TxCell

Parkin protein plays key role in destruction of bacteria that cause tuberculosis

Parkin protein plays key role in destruction of bacteria that cause tuberculosis

Metagenomics technique used to recover TB genomes from 215-year old mummy

Metagenomics technique used to recover TB genomes from 215-year old mummy

Comparison of 1,000-year-old and modern bacterial genomes provides insights into history of leprosy pathogen

Comparison of 1,000-year-old and modern bacterial genomes provides insights into history of leprosy pathogen

NACC recommendations address established pain therapies and preview potential future advances

NACC recommendations address established pain therapies and preview potential future advances

New LAMP malaria test to improve diagnosis for imported UK cases

New LAMP malaria test to improve diagnosis for imported UK cases

Same factor that helps fight off severe inflammatory ailments also functions as enemy

Same factor that helps fight off severe inflammatory ailments also functions as enemy

RayBiotech's array system identifies key factors involved in dissemination of leprosy infection

RayBiotech's array system identifies key factors involved in dissemination of leprosy infection

Blog describes efforts to fight NTDs in Brazil

Blog describes efforts to fight NTDs in Brazil

New leprosy test, experimental vaccine might hasten disease elimination, Slate reports

New leprosy test, experimental vaccine might hasten disease elimination, Slate reports

New test for leprosy gives results in less than 10 minutes, New York Times reports

New test for leprosy gives results in less than 10 minutes, New York Times reports

Leprosy bacteria able to change the make-up of Schwann cells

Leprosy bacteria able to change the make-up of Schwann cells

WHO reports unprecedented progress against 17 neglected tropical diseases

WHO reports unprecedented progress against 17 neglected tropical diseases

Researchers uncover new way that some bacteria survive when under siege by antibiotics

Researchers uncover new way that some bacteria survive when under siege by antibiotics

Ultrasound applied to fingertips can stimulate sensory pathways leading to the brain

Ultrasound applied to fingertips can stimulate sensory pathways leading to the brain

Nostrum, VCU sign license agreement to develop inhaled dapsone for respiratory diseases

Nostrum, VCU sign license agreement to develop inhaled dapsone for respiratory diseases