Malaria

Tolerance to malaria by means of iron control

Malaria is a life-threatening condition that exposes approximately half of the world's population to the risk of developing a severe and often lethal form of disease. In a study published in the latest issue ...

Nov 14, 2012
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Malaria vaccine a letdown for infants (Update)

An experimental malaria vaccine once thought promising is turning out to be a disappointment, with a new study showing it is only about 30 percent effective at protecting infants from the killer disease.

Nov 09, 2012
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