A new vaccine that has raised hopes of becoming a potent new tool in the battle against malaria seems to stop working in children after four years, according to research published Wednesday.
Medications Mar 20, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 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
An experimental malaria vaccine once thought promising is turning out to be a disappointment, with a new study showing it is only about 30 percent effective at protecting infants from the killer disease.
Medications Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center and University of Montreal have identified several novel genes that make some children more efficient than others in the way their immune system responds to malaria ...
Genetics Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the Burnet Institute have made a major breakthrough in the quest for a vaccine against malaria, which causes up to one million deaths each year.
Medical research Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Genetic variability revealed in malaria genomes newly sequenced by two multi-national research teams points to new challenges in efforts to eradicate the parasite, but also offers a clearer and more detailed picture of its ...
Genetics Aug 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Malaria parasites evolving in vaccinated laboratory mice become more virulent, according to research at Penn State University. The mice were injected with a critical component of several candidate human malaria ...
Medical research Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international team of scientists, led by researchers from the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have identified the first reported inhibitors of a key ...
Medical research Jul 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Infections from certain parasites can compromise the immune system, leaving it less able to fight other diseases.
Immunology Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Half the world's population is at risk for contracting malaria. The deadly disease, spread by hungry mosquitoes that bite humans for their blood meals, affects more than 200 million people ...
Medical research May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists have identified a link between different strains of malaria parasites that cause severe disease, which could help develop vaccines or drugs against life-threatening cases of the infection.
Medical research Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new 'off switch' in our immune response which could be boosted in diseases caused by over-activation of our immune system, or blocked to improve vaccines. The findings ...
Immunology Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
University of British Columbia researchers have discovered the molecular pathway that enables receptors inside immune cells to find, and flag, fragments of pathogens trying to invade a host.
Immunology Feb 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
In the event that a vaccine for the prevention of malaria is licensed and ready for use (such as the research malaria vaccine RTS,S, which currently looks promising), distributing and giving the vaccine to three-month old ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1