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BioAlliance Pharma SA, which develops medications for infectious diseases in cancer and HIV patients, agreed to pay Immtech Pharmaceuticals Inc (New York) as much as $16 million for an experimental pill for African sleeping sickness.
has announced that the FDA has granted Orphan Drug Designation to pafuramidine (DB289) for treating Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT), also known as African sleeping sickness.
The provision of drugs for treating neglected tropical diseases like Chagas disease and African sleeping sickness has been an essential component of our social engagement for many years now , says Dr Olivier Brandicourt, Chairman of the Board of Management of Bayer HealthCare.
Washington, June 18 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that a well-known drug that was first synthesized in 1916 and used to treat African sleeping sickness can reverse autism-like symptoms in mice and it might help humans eventually.
Suramin is an inhibitor of purinergic signalling that has been used to treat African sleeping sickness since shortly after it was first synthesised in 1916.
Among people of African descent, APOL1 can appear in two variant forms that protect against African sleeping sickness but increase the risk of kidney failure, Pollak and his colleagues report online July 15 in Science.
My mobile clinic staff was reluctant, as this area was known for roadside hijackings, lion attacks, and biting tsetse flies that carry African sleeping sickness.
At the ACS meeting, SRI researchers will disclose preliminary results involving the use of a small molecule sensor dye that can detect a metabolite specific to the parasites that cause three NTDs: Chagas, Leishmaniasis, and African Sleeping Sickness.
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, August 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new consortium has been formed to boost drug development for the treatment of two deadly diseases, African sleeping sickness and Leishmaniasis, which affect millions of people worldwide.
During my recent trip to Africa, two of my personal goals were to learn about the state of sleep medicine in Tanzania and see firsthand African sleeping sickness.
They'll concentrate on the likes of African sleeping sickness, Chagas' disease and leishmaniasis that affect millions and kill about 140,000 each year.
Ohio State University researcher shave found that extracts from two Mojave Desert plants can kill the parasites that cause leishmaniasis and African sleeping sickness.

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