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Human disease related to cassava and cassava processing

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The old man and the disease - Science Now

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In Liberia's Ebola outbreak, Rosling is facing the intellectual challenge of a lifetime
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Scientists discover pancreatitis-causing gene - Deccan Herald

Scientists discover pancreatitis-causing gene - Deccan Herald | Cassava | Scoop.it
The New Indian Express Scientists discover pancreatitis-causing gene Deccan Herald “We have found out that the mutation that causes the disease in India is different from that in Europe and, that it is not triggered only through food habits like...
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Cassava and Mental Deficits - New York Times

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Cassava and Mental Deficits
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Konzo, a disease that comes from eating bitter cassava that has not been prepared properly — that is, soaked for days to break down its natural cyanide — has long been known to cripple children.
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Combating Konzo - Project Syndicate

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Combating Konzo Project Syndicate Consider a preventable disease that most people have never heard of: konzo, a permanent, irreversible, upper-motor neuron disorder, common in rural areas of Sub-Saharan Africa that rely on the bitter varieties of...
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Two nasty childhood illnesses in Africa are coming under scientific scrutiny - The Economist

Two nasty childhood illnesses in Africa are coming under scientific scrutiny - The Economist | Cassava | Scoop.it
Two nasty childhood illnesses in Africa are coming under scientific scrutiny
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Locals have long known that the disease is a consequence of eating poorly prepared cassava, a root vegetable and staple for many.
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How To Remove The Poison From Cassava Flour in English (accent from Nigeria)

How To Remove The Poison From Cassava Flour in English (accent from Nigeria) Cassava is a staple food for over 800 million people in approximately 80 countri...
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