Treatment and Control

Recent studies have shown that a single dose of azithromycin is as effective as a long course of topical tetracycline (42 doses over a 6-week period) in treating trachoma, and the effect of treatment lasts for 1 year.[3,4] However, only small differences in effectiveness have been found between mass treatment programs and programs treating active cases only.[5] WHO has set a goal of eliminating trachoma by 2020, using the SAFE program.[6,7] ''SAFE'' stands for surgery to correct lid deformities, antibiotics to treat active disease, face-washing, and environmental controls to reduce transmission.

Getting Started With Dumbbells

Getting Started With Dumbbells

The use of dumbbells gives you a much more comprehensive strengthening effect because the workout engages your stabilizer muscles, in addition to the muscle you may be pin-pointing. Without all of the belts and artificial stabilizers of a machine, you also engage your core muscles, which are your body's natural stabilizers.

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