News tagged with mosquitoes
(Medical Xpress) -- Malaria is a disease caused by parasites passed to humans via the bites of infected mosquitoes. Globally, the disease causes over a million deaths every year, and is especially rife in ...
Medical research Nov 11, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (16) | 2 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- Little did Brian Foy know that when he came home from a scientific research trip and had sex with his wife that that sexual act would create virological history. A study just released in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 07, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (12) | 15 |
A new candidate malaria vaccine with the potential to neutralise all strains of the most deadly species of malaria parasite has been developed by a team led by scientists at the University of Oxford. The results of this new ...
Medical research Dec 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Defective viruses, thought for decades to be essentially garbage unrelated to the transmission of normal viruses, now appear able to play an important role in the spread of disease, new ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
An international team of scientists has announced a breakthrough in the fight against malaria, paving the way for the development of new drugs to treat the deadly disease.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 3 |
(Phys.org) -- A group of scientists in Singapore and the UK have isolated a human antibody capable of effectively neutralizing the mosquito-borne dengue virus. Dengue fever is currently incurable and infects ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
The spread of Dengue fever in northern Australia may be controlled by a bacterium that infects mosquitoes that harbor the virus, Australian and U.S. researchers report Aug. 25 in two papers published in the journal Nature.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists have made a promising advance for controlling dengue fever, a tropical disease spread by mosquito bites. They've rapidly replaced mosquitoes in the wild with skeeters that don't spread the dengue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have, for the first time, shown that infection with dengue virus turns on mosquito genes that makes them hungrier and better feeders, and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Adults and children are vulnerable to a host of tick- and mosquito-borne diseases in many Midwestern, Northeastern, and Southwestern states, according to two reports published in the July 13 ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A woman had died of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Kosovo as two more patients were suspected of being infected with the disease, a health official said on Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Some people who fell prey to a 2009-2010 outbreak of dengue fever in Florida carried a particular viral strain that they did not bring into the country from a recent trip abroad, according to a f ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Rio de Janeiro has declared a dengue epidemic after diagnosing more than 50,000 cases of the tropical mosquito-borne infection this year and over 500 in the last week alone.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
University of British Columbia researcher Hongshen Ma has developed a simple and accurate device to study malaria, a disease that currently affects 500 million people per year worldwide and claims a million lives.
Medical research Feb 28, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Anophelinae Culicinae Toxorhynchitinae
Mosquito (from the Spanish and Portuguese meaning "small fly") is a common flying insect in the family Culicidae that is found around the world. There are about 3,500 species of mosquitoes. They are vectors for a number of infectious diseases that kill millions of people per year.
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