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New research raises troubling concerns about the use of aggressive drug therapies to treat a wide range of diseases such as MRSA, C. difficile, malaria, and even cancer.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A cheap, common heartworm medication that is already being used to fight other parasites in Africa could also dramatically interrupt transmission of malaria, potentially providing an inexpensive tool to fight a disease that ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have for years been puzzled by why drugs are sometimes effective in treating parasitic diseases, while other times they have little or no effect.
Medical research Jun 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Using a pair of powerful genome-search techniques, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), Harvard University, and the Broad Institute have identified several genes that may be implicated in the malaria ...
Genetics Apr 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The process of autophagy cleans cells – they wrap up the bad stuff and then dispose of it. And so it stands to reason that inhibiting autophagy would make cancer cells less able to cleanse themselves of chemotherapy and ...
Cancer Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A major new centre to boost the development of drugs to tackle the foremost diseases of the developing world is to be created at the University of Dundee.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Artesunate, a drug used in the treatment of severe malaria, may or may not be associated with hemolytic anemia, so the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends close monitoring ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2013 | 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.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 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
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
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
The World Health Organisation heralded major gains Tuesday in the fight against malaria, one of the developing world's biggest killers, but warned universal access to treatment remains elusive.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0