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Systems thinking for rabies control: What does it mean for rabies research

An atypical zoonosis

Rabies, in many ways, is an atypical zoonosis. It continues to feature as a priority disease by multiple national as well as… 1,189 more words


La Douleur Exquise

I wish I had something good news to share. I want to be that person who suffers terrible losses but eventually has a rainbow story. Who can provide hope to others out there who are suffering their own losses. 610 more words

Global Poverty and Drug Resistance

I spent some time in rural China of the Sichuan province in 2009 to learn why schistosomiasis, a waterborne parasitic disease, was endemic to certain parts of China, especially whenĀ drugs for treatment had been available for some time already. 151 more words


Unicorn Gundam GPB-D Color

This idea came from Gunpla Builders Beginning D. It was a custom gunpla color scheme I took notice and made me want to get a HGUC Unicorn Gundam Destroy Mode. 33 more words

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How frequently does Neural Tube Defect occur?

Spina bifida is one of the most common types of neural tube defect, affecting an estimated 1 in 2,500 newborns worldwide. For unknown reasons, the prevalence of spina bifida varies among different geographic regions and ethnic groups. 18 more words


What are the symptoms of Neural Tube Defect?

The symptoms associated with neural tube defects vary widely depending on the type of defect. Symptoms range from physical and intellectual disability to paralysis, urinary and bowel control problems, blindness, deafness, lack of consciousness, and in many cases, death. 11 more words


What treatment can help Neural Tube Defect?

Treatment for Spina bifida depends on severity of the condition. Occasionally, treatment requirements may need to be altered gradually depending on complications.

  • Open spina bifida. An infant with myelomeningocele, in which the spinal cord is exposed, can have surgery to close the hole in the back before birth or within the first few days after birth.
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