PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Publisher
Public Library of Science
History
2007-present
Website
http://www.plosntds.org/
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4.752 (2010)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flower nectar offers new weapon against Leishmaniasis

The nectar of common plants such as sunflower contain bioactive agents that can inhibit the growth of Leishmania and could be used to help fight the potentially fatal disease caused by the parasite, say researchers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ancient skeletons reveal the history of worm parasites in Britain

New research led by researchers from the Departments of Biology and Archaeology, Oxford, and published today in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, reveals the scale of parasitic worm infections in Britain from the Prehistoric ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vital new insights into deadly African sleeping sickness disease

A newly published extensive body of research into Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), also known as sleeping sickness, has revealed new insights into the deadly parasitic disease that threatens the lives of millions of people ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Climate change spurs typhus incidence in Laos

Changing weather patterns in Laos may be responsible for an increase in bugs responsible for the neglected tropical diseases scrub typhus and murine typhus, a new study finds.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global warming may limit spread of dengue fever, new research finds

Infection with dengue virus makes mosquitoes more sensitive to warmer temperatures, according to new research led by Penn State researchers. The team also found that infection with the bacterium Wolbachia, which has recently ...

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