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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 |
Fresh insight into the parasite that causes malaria suggests a new way to develop drugs and vaccines to tackle the disease.
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Their call comes just days before 100 World Health Organisation member states hold their first meeting to discuss the problem, and the authors hope it will help to influence the debate and lead to some concrete actions.
Medications Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a breakthrough that could accelerate malaria vaccine and drug development, scientists announced today that, for the first time ever, human volunteers were infected with malaria via a simple injection of cryopreserved sterile ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A controversial program that uses the private market to provide affordable malaria treatments to people in Africa has dramatically increased access to care and should be continued, according to a policy article by scholars including Ramanan Laxmin ...
Medications Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Getting high-quality anti-malarial drugs to people in places like Zanzibar and Mozambique is a tricky business.
Medications Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A malarial drug is showing promise in stopping breast cancer before it starts, Mason researchers are discovering during a clinical trial.
Cancer Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The future of a pricey malaria program meant to provide cheap drugs for poor patients may be in jeopardy after health officials clashed over its effectiveness in two new reports.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists are reporting development of a new malaria drug that, in laboratory tests, has been twice as effective as the best current medicine against this global scourge and may fight off the disease with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Malaria-drug monitoring over the past 30 years has shown that malaria parasites develop resistance to medicine, and the first signs of resistance to the newest drugs have just been observed. At the same time, resistance monitoring ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 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
Scientists in Germany and Africa on Wednesday said they had found two variants of genes that help to explain why some lucky individuals do not develop severe malaria.
Genetics Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Substantial overdiagnosis and mistreatment of malaria is evident in south and central Asia, warns a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Up to eight percent of malaria drugs approved by the World Health Organization or other regulators do not contain the right dose and may fuel resistance, researchers said Tuesday.
Medications Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Methods developed to enable large-scale analysis of malaria parasite genomes from patient blood samples
Researchers have developed a new technique to identify hotspots of malaria parasite evolution and track the rise of malarial drug resistance, faster and more efficiently than ever before.
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