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Author name: Nicholas Parry

Nicholas Parry has a Bachelor of Science in genetics from the University of Sheffield and a Master of Research in neuroscience from the University of Nottingham. He has been a featured writer for Health Issues since 2016. He is based in South Wales.

Plantations and the risks of KFD

Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD) – colloquially known as ‘monkey fever’ – is a disease known to spike on a yearly basis in and around Karnataka. An estimated 500 cases of KFD are reported in India every year. Though the disease shows only a limited number of cases on a yearly basis, it is of particular …

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Rare diseases continue to blight India

Rare diseases continue to reap a considerable toll in India as patients struggle to avail treatment despite notified policies from the Central Government. “Rare diseases are a serious public health concern in India, with an estimated burden of about 80 to 96 million cases reported annually,” said Dr Prashanth Bagali, Practice Head-Oncology at Strand Life …

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