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JAVMA Publishes Vida Pharmacal Paper

1 agosto, 2019

JAVMA published Dr. Madigan’s investigation of using amiodarone and itraconazole to treat Chagas disease. Check out the August 1 issue of JAVMA.

PAHO Issues New Guide for Diagnosis and Treatment of Chagas Disease

14 enero, 2019

To improve detection and management of the disease, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has published a new Guide for Diagnosis and Treatment of Chagas Disease (currently available only in Spanish).

Chagas Disease in Working Dogs Along Texas-Mexico Border

3 noviembre, 2018

Chagas disease, caused by the vector-borne protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, is increasingly recognized in the southern U.S. Government-owned working dogs along the Texas-Mexico border could be at heightened risk.

Drug for ‘neglected’ Chagas disease gains FDA approval amid price worries

10 septiembre, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first U.S. treatment for childhood cases of Chagas disease — a parasite-driven illness that, over time and unless treated early, can cause serious heart problems in about a third of the people it infects.

A New Strategy to Undermine Big Pharma’s Price Gouging Actually Worked

7 septiembre, 2017

A little-known disease called Chagas is much more prevalent than Zika. Here’s how advocates fought an uphill battle, and won.

FDA approves first U.S. treatment for Chagas disease

29 agosto, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to benznidazole for use in children ages 2 to 12 years old with Chagas disease. It is the first treatment approved in the United States for the treatment of Chagas disease.