News tagged with antimalarial drug
Melbourne scientists have made the surprise discovery that malaria parasites can 'talk' to each other – a social behaviour to ensure the parasite's survival and improve its chances of being transmitted ...
Medical research May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Twelve years after a breakthrough discovery in his University of California, Berkeley, laboratory, professor of chemical engineering Jay Keasling is seeing his dream come true.
Medications Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An international study has discovered a molecule which could form the basis of powerful new anti-malaria drugs. The paper "Quinolone-3-Diarylethers: a new class of drugs for a new era of malaria eradication" has been published ...
Medical research Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Early diagnosis and treatment with antimalarial drugs (ACTs—artemisinin based combination treatments) has been linked to a reduction in malaria in the migrant population living on the Thai-Myanmar border, despite evidence ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Young malaria parasites refuse to take their medicine, which may explain emerging drug resistance, new study finds
(Medical Xpress)—New research has revealed that immature malaria parasites are more resistant to treatment with key antimalarial drugs than older parasites, a finding that could lead to more effective treatments ...
Medications Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers have discovered how a new class of antimalarial drugs kills the malaria parasite, showing that the drugs block a pump at the parasite surface, causing it to fill with salt.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A combination of anti-HIV drugs has been found to also reduce the risk of recurrent malaria by nearly half among HIV-positive children, according to researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Despite nearly three decades of conflict, Sri Lanka has succeeded in reducing malaria cases by 99.9 percent since 1999 and is on track to eliminate the disease entirely by 2014.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A novel anti-inflammatory drug could help to improve survival in the most severe cases of malaria by preventing the immune system from causing irrevocable brain and tissue damage.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Poor-quality antimalarial drugs threaten to jeopardize progress made in malaria control over past decade
Poor-quality and fake antimalarial drugs are leading to drug resistance and inadequate treatment that is endangering global efforts made to control and eliminate malaria over the past 10 years, according to a review of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A scientist at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital's medical research unit said Wednesday that trials of a new antimalarial drug were encouraging and paved the way for licensing.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Artemisinin-resistant untreatable malaria increasing rapidly along the Thailand-Myanmar border: study
Evidence that the most deadly species of malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, is becoming resistant to the front line treatment for malaria on the border of Thailand and Myanmar (Burma) is reported in The ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Malaria infections among infants can be cut by up to 30 per cent when antimalarial drugs are given intermittently over a 12 month period, a three-year clinical trial in Papua New Guinea has shown.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Michael Delves of Imperial College London, UK and colleagues compare the activity of 50 current and experimental antimalarials against liver, sexual blood, and mosquito stages of selected human ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The emergence of fake and poor quality anti-malarial drugs could dash hopes of controlling malaria in Africa, warn experts writing in the Malaria Journal. Millions of lives could be put ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0