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Get Ready for Putnam's 8th Annual Adult Spelling Bee


Patch.com - Feb 22, 2017
According to PFCS, Akzo Nobel Bees claimed the championship by correctly spelling the word 'trypanosomiasis', a noun meaning 'a sleeping sickness, disease caused by parasites transmitted by insects'. The Putnam Hospital Putnam Pirates took second ...
 

Deadly sleeping sickness set to be eliminated in six years


Science Daily - Dec 22, 2016
They found that a two-pronged approach -- integrating active screening and vector control -- could substantially speed up the elimination of Gambian sleeping sickness in high burden areas of DRC. Without changing current strategy, elimination might not ...
 

Clarkson University Biology Professor Reshapes Teaching Strategy with Course on Parasites


Clarkson University News (press release) - Feb 22, 2017
“Parasites greatly outnumber free-living animals on our planet and are responsible for fatal diseases such as malaria and sleeping sickness that are common in tropical parts of the world. With climate change and global travel, we are seeing corridors ...
 

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Progress in Human African Trypanosomiasis, Sleeping Sickness by Michel Dumas


 

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The Colonial Disease: A Social History of Sleeping Sickness in Northern Zaire, 1


 

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Awakenings


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


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


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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 ...
 

Sleeping sickness by trypanosoma


This disease video explains the sleeping sickness disease caused by trypanosoma and the symptoms of this disease and treatment. For more information, log ...