Many nations battling malaria face an economic dilemma: spend money indefinitely to control malaria transmission or commit additional resources to eliminate transmission completely.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Reducing tuberculosis transmission in geographic "hotspots" where infections are highest could significantly reduce TB transmission on a broader scale, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...
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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.
Medications Mar 22, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
As researchers work to eliminate malaria worldwide, new strategies are needed to find and treat individuals who have malaria, but show no signs of the disease. The prevalence of asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic malaria ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that climate change, driven by greenhouse-gas emissions and land-use changes, will cause patterns of malaria infection to change over the next 50 years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have discovered a new target in their fight against the devastating global disease 'malaria' thanks to the discovery of a new protein involved in the parasite's life cycle.
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Indoor spraying with the insecticide bendiocarb has dramatically decreased malaria transmission in many parts of Benin, new evidence that insecticides remain a potent weapon for fighting malaria in Africa despite the rapid ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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 ...
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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
Since the 1930s, there have been 75 documented episodes of malaria resurgence worldwide, most of which were linked to weakening of malaria control programs, finds a new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A researcher at the University of Southampton, working as part of a team from the UK and USA, believes the global eradication of malaria could be achieved by individual countries eliminating the disease within their own borders ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute have demonstrated that the Anopheles mosquito's innate immune system could be genetically engineered to block the transmission of malaria-causing parasites to humans. ...
Immunology Dec 22, 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 |
Pyramax, a fixed-dose combination of pyronaridine and artesunate, becomes the first antimalarial to be granted a positive scientific opinion from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) under Article 58. This once daily, 3-day ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Over 200 million people contract malaria each year, and according to the World Health Organization, an estimated 655,000 people died from malaria in 2010.
Medical research May 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0