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Smelly Camel Urine Finding Could Lead to Novel Therapies for Sleeping Sickness

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (blog) - Nov 30, 2016
Scientists in Ireland have solved a mystery regarding the cause of especially smelly camel urine. Their research has implications for the millions of people affected by African parasites called trypanosomes, which frequently cause death from sleeping ...

Sleeping sickness: Smelly camel pee helps treat African sleeping sickness, trypanosomiasis

International Business Times UK - Nov 18, 2016
Camels suffer from infections from the same parasite that causes sleeping sickness in humans and it makes their pee smell awful – identifying what makes this smell could now lead to treatments for the disease in humans, a study has found. The pee of ...

Solving the riddle of putrid camel urine could aid millions affected by sleeping sickness

Science Daily - Nov 18, 2016
"We are hopeful that by solving the riddle of the putrid camel urine, these new insights have unearthed a potential target for anti-trypanosome therapies, which are badly needed as sleeping sickness continues to claim a huge number of lives in sub ...

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by: Oliver Sacks
Awakenings--which inspired the major motion picture--is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I. Frozen for decades in a trance-like state, these men and women were given up as hopeless until 1969, when Dr. Oliver Sacks gave them the then-new drug L-DOPA, which had an astonishing, explosive, "awakening" effect. Dr. Sacks recounts the moving case histories of his patients, their lives, and the extraordinary transformations which went with their reintroduction to a changed world.
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Progress in Human African Trypanosomiasis, Sleeping Sickness

by: Michel Dumas, Bernard Bouteille, Alain Buguet
Human African Trypaniosomiasis (HAT) or sleeping sickness is an old disease to be now considered as reemergent. HAT is endemic in 36 sub-Saharan African countries, in areas where tsetse flies are found. The public health importance of HAT is underestimated, but the disease causes severe social disruption in many rural areas. Along the past fifteen years, numerous studies were made, and now, the mechanisms involved in the disease pathogenesis and in the characteristics of sleep-wake disruption become to be better understood.
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City and Colour - Sleeping Sickness

Owned by Vagrant Records Sound Recording administered by: PIAS [Merlin] Essential Music Kontor New Media.

City & Colour Sleeping Sickness

Song by City & Colour.

African Sleeping Sickness (1988)

A film made for the Wellcome Trust on the history of research into trypanosomiasis. Traces the history of the disease from the 14th. to the 19th. century and ...

City And Colour - Sleeping Sickness (Bravo! Live Concert Hall)


Sleeping Sickness by Dallas Green - SONIC Session

Dallas Green stopped by the SONiC Listener Lounge to perform the acoustic version of \