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Dec 16, 2018
Kala Azar in India: Patients detected with PKDL, skin manifestation of the disease, say treatment is unbearableFrom the epidemiological perspective, PKDL has to be treated promptly as it acts as a reservoir of the leishmaniasis parasite that causes Kala Azar.
Dec 15, 2018
Kala Azar and its subsequent skin manifestation, PKDL, shattered these women's lives, left them with uncertainty, stigmaKala Azar is characterised by irregular bouts of fever, weight loss, enlargement of the spleen and liver that shows up as a pot belly in the patient, and anaemia.
Oct 24, 2017
Scientists discover that addition of drug albendazole has no advantages in the treatment of Lymphatic filariasisLymphatic filariasis (LF), a parasitic disease commonly known as elephantiasis, continues to be a public health problem in parts of India.