Malaria

Malaria drug treatment breakthrough

An international study, involving researchers from Griffith University's Eskitis Institute, has discovered a molecule which could form the basis of powerful new anti-malaria drugs.

Mar 22, 2013
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New approach alters malaria maps

Identifying areas of malarial infection risk depends more on daily temperature variation than on the average monthly temperatures, according to a team of researchers, who believe that their results may also apply to environmentally ...

Feb 19, 2013
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