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Wednesday, 15 February 2012

How to Overcome Sleeping Disease

Scientists in Belgium have discovered how to cure sleeping sickness caused by tsetse flies.

They explained that there is a bacteria called Sodalist Glissandi’s living in tsetse flies can be a way to cure the disease. Bacterial genes will be changed to obtain antibodies that can fight the parasites that spread in the human body.

Dr David Horn of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine said, "This is a promising concept, and is now being sought to make the anti-trypanosome." Previously, efforts were made to cure patients suffering from sleeping sickness is to follow the therapy.

Besides the use of arsenic is also a way to cure sleeping sickness, but the potential is very great failure.
Approximately 5% -20% of patients died of complications from the drugs used


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