Low-cost 3d-printed prosthetics are making it easier to give individuals a replacement limb.
With the development of effective medicine to treat leprosy in the 1980s, the number of patients greatly declined in many
Have you ever been at a party when someone walks by, and suddenly the person you are speaking with leans into you and says
Incurable, a curse, unclean, hereditary, highly infectious, deadly, limited to undeveloped areas or tropical regions, an
In 1941, clinical trials with Promin, a sulfone drug, began with six volunteer leprosy patients at the Gillis W. Long Hansen’s
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When Hansen's disease (commonly known as leprosy) was introduced to the Hawaiian islands in 1830s, native Hawaiians were