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African Nodding Disease is Actually Vaccine-Induced Absence ...

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The condition is named “African Nodding Disease” where the child stares blankly for a few minutes and the head falls forward briefly like someone nodding off to sleep. Watch this video and you will have a good idea of what ...
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The ripple effect of education // A Legacy Scholar's work with ...

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Having graduated university, Collines is now Program Director at Hope for Humans, a Uganda-based NGO that provides comfort, safety, and treatment to children affected by Nodding Syndrome. Nodding Syndrome is a rare, ...
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Scientific Scribbles » Medical Mysteries: Nodding Disease in East ...

Scientific Scribbles » Medical Mysteries: Nodding Disease in East ... | Knikkebolziekte | Scoop.it
Since the late 1990′s, several thousand children in east Africa have become disabled by an unexplained syndrome, “nodding disease”. The sickness is characterised by seizure-like episodes where the child's head bobs ...
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Hope for victims of nodding disease in Uganda | Africa | DW.DE | 28.12.2012

Hope for victims of nodding disease in Uganda | Africa | DW.DE | 28.12.2012 | Knikkebolziekte | Scoop.it
It's like a second war, say affected families in northern Uganda. While adults recover from the terrors of a 20 year-long civil war, more and more children are suffering from a mysterious illness.
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Hope for Humans founders on Nodding Syndrome.mov

This film introduces a mysterious and fatal neurological disease plaguing the children of northern Uganda. Neurologist Suzanne Gazda and Sally Baynton, PhD d...
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Pader short of Nodding disease drugPublish Date: Jan 07, 2014 - New Vision

Pader short of Nodding disease drugPublish Date: Jan 07, 2014 - New Vision | Knikkebolziekte | Scoop.it
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A boy who suffers from the nodding disease at Atanga Health Centre in Pader with sores he sustained when he fell in fire during an attack.
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Neuropsychiatric perspectives on nodding syndrome in northern ...

Abstract. BACKGROUND: Nodding Syndrome (NS), previously called Nodding Disease, is a chronic and debilitating illness affecting thousands of children aged 3-18 years in post-conflict Northern Uganda and South Sudan.
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Reasons We're All Screwed: Nodding Disease | Bite Club Blog

Reasons We're All Screwed: Nodding Disease | Bite Club Blog | Knikkebolziekte | Scoop.it
In most zombie entertainment, the zombie apocalypse happens suddenly. In the first episode of The Walking Dead, our intrepid hero Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find that the dead have risen and most people have ...
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Charity helps Nodding Syndrome patients...

Charity helps Nodding Syndrome patients - Africa - Al Jazeera English www.aljazeera.com/.../charity-helps-nodding-syndro...‎ Traduzir esta página 4 dias atrá...
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Charity helps Nodding Syndrome patients

Thousands of children in East Africa suffer from a disease called Nodding Syndrome. The cause is so far unknown and no cure exists. But in Uganda, one group ...
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The mysterious nodding syndrome - a crack of light

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Two years ago we discussed a puzzling, sometimes fatal, 'nodding syndrome' that has been affecting children in Uganda and South Sudan. We now know a little more, with epilepsy being confirmed as pa...
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