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Mycobacterium boris, a close relative of the germ responsible for tuberculosis in people, preferentially afflicts cattle.
Now there is evidence of a new risk: a report in the August 2003 issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism suggests that the surface intensity of UV radiation may affect the clinical and immunologic expression of myositis, an autoimmune disease that causes chronic muscle inflammation and weakness and afflicts about 30,000 Americans.
Allison conducted a series of autopsies in Chile in which he uncovered evidence of Chagas' disease, an incurable parasitic ailment that afflicts some 20 million people in Latin America today.
Proceeds from the 10K walk will fund research for the disease that afflicts 30,000 children and adults in the United States, with 1,000 new cases diagnosed each year.
Gout is extremely painful and infrequently afflicts modern reptiles and birds, says Rothschild.
Since VL afflicts many people in remote villages and regions that lack a strong health care infrastructure, OneWorld Health will initiate a Phase IV pilot access program in Bihar to facilitate the introduction of Paromomycin IM Injection in these settings.
The second son of Reed and his wife Terry was born in September of 1996 with Achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism that afflicts roughly 1 out of every 25,000 babies born in the United States.
This type of gallstone accounts for 10-15 percent of all gallstones in humans and afflicts millions of people worldwide annually.
Working with InSite Clinical Trials and a pharmaceutical sponsor, Westlake Medical Research is evaluating a medicine for osteoarthritis, a painful breakdown of cartilage in the joints that afflicts 16 million people nationwide.
Obesity afflicts 58 million people nationwide, a population that is growing.
Effective immediately, Ricerca will begin developmental work on PhytoMedical's BDC-03 compound for cachexia, a devastating muscle wasting condition that afflicts 25% of all AIDS patients and upwards of 90% of all advanced cancer patients.