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Monday 27 April, 2015

Malaria much older than human race!

Malaria is not only native to the New World, but was present long before humans existed and the disease has evolved through birds and monkeys, a new study has found  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Multiple malaria vaccine to fight different forms of disease developed

Scientists from the University of Edinburgh have created a new multiple malaria vaccine which they believe could be the first to tackle different forms of the disease and help those most vulnerable to infection More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Dormant malaria parasites in RBC may be behind treatment failure

University of South Florida researchers have for the first time found that the earliest form of malaria parasites can lay dormant in red blood cells  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Bill Gates hails ‘huge milestone’ in fight against malaria

A new malaria vaccine that has been shown to cut the risk of disease in young children by half could prevent millions of deaths a year  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

New atlas charts prospects for malaria elimination

A new global atlas offers the first full-colour, detailed depiction of malaria now declining in many parts of the globe, predicting the possibility for the elimination of the disease  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Insecticide spray highly effective against malaria

The insecticide bendiocarb not only dramatically lowers malaria transmission, but also offers hope for minimising spread of the deadly infection  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Spraying insecticide bendiocarb indoors dramatically reduces malaria transmission

A new study has found that indoor spraying with the insecticide bendiocarb dramatically reduced malaria transmission in many parts of Benin  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Two possible enzyme targets for new anti-malaria drugs identified

Scientists have found how the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, uses enzymes to chew up human hemoglobin from host red blood cells as a food source  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

New malaria vaccine shows ‘most encouraging’ result ever against illness

A new malaria vaccine has shown a substantial level of protection against the illness in a preliminary trial  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Chinese scientist wins US award for malaria drug

A Chinese scientist has won a prestigious award in the US for her discovery of a new drug therapy for treatment of malaria  More...