Neha Prasad

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Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a vector borne disease caused by various species of Leishmania parasite. CL is endemic in the Thar desert of Rajasthan state and Himachal Pradesh in India. Immune suppression caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is associated with atypical clinical presentation of CL which responds poorly to the standard(More)
Canine cutaneous leishmaniasis (CCL) is a significant veterinary problem. Infected dogs also serve as parasite reservoirs and contribute to human transmission of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL). Current treatments for CCL are cumbersome and toxic because they are prolonged and involve multiple injections of antimonials. Radio-frequency induced heat (RFH)(More)
Very-low-calorie diets are a tedious but effective treatment for moderate and morbid obesity. An exercise program, nutrition counseling, and behavior modification are essential elements in the total program. Careful supervision by a knowledgeable physician and commitment by both the patient and the physician are essential. Although some side effects are(More)
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