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Unplanned construction work leading to malaria increase

Unplanned construction activities, setting up of new industries and increased migration were leading to an upsurge in malaria cases in urban India Continue reading “Unplanned construction work leading to malaria increase” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, October 18th, 2012
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New malaria drug twice as effective as existing ones

Lab tests have shown that a new malaria drug is twice as effective as Continue reading “New malaria drug twice as effective as existing ones” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Old drug found effective against malaria

Chloroquine, an efficacious old drug, is once again beginning to work against malaria, one of scourges most widespread in the world. Scientists and doctors fear that the malaria parasite will develop resistance More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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Mosquitoes incapable of transmitting malaria created

Researchers have produced a model of the Anopheles stephensi mosquito, which is a major source of malaria in India and the Middle East Continue reading “Mosquitoes incapable of transmitting malaria created” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
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Scientist, designer create bodysuit to fend off malaria

A scientist and a designer have created a fashionable hooded bodysuit for warding off Continue reading “Scientist, designer create bodysuit to fend off malaria” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 30th, 2011
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Re-engineering mosquito’s immunity to block malaria

Scientists have hit upon a novel way to block the transmission of malaria parasites to humans — re- Continue reading “Re-engineering mosquito’s immunity to block malaria” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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Key to cure bloodstream malaria infections identified

Researchers have discovered how malaria manipulates the immune system to allow the parasite to persist in the bloodstream Continue reading “Key to cure bloodstream malaria infections identified” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 8th, 2011
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New drug wipes out deadliest malaria parasite by starving it to death

A newly developed anti-malarial agent clears infections caused by the malaria parasite most lethal to humans – by literally starving the parasites to death Continue reading “New drug wipes out deadliest More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011
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Red blood cell surface mutation protects against common type of malaria

A mutation on the surface of human red blood cells provides protection against common type of malaria, a new study has found Continue reading “Red blood cell surface mutation protects against common type of More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
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Combination drugs therapy for treating malaria shows promise

Scientists have come up with a new combination therapy for the treatment of malaria and preventing the parasite from becoming resistant Continue reading “Combination drugs therapy for treating malaria shows More...