Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sniffer dogs could detect malaria in people

Dogs could be trained to sniff out malaria in people according to new research aimed at preventing the spread of the deadly disease.

Medical research

Researchers explore new way of killing malaria in the liver

In the ongoing hunt for more effective weapons against malaria, international researchers said Thursday they are exploring a pathway that has until now been little studied—killing parasites in the liver, before the illness ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Protection against malaria: A matter of balance

A balanced production of pro and anti-inflammatory cytokines at two years of age protects against clinical malaria in early childhood, according to a study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). The ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO: Malaria reductions stall after progress

The World Health Organization says progress in reducing the number of people contracting malaria has stalled after several years of global declines.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modified malaria drug proven effective at inhibiting Ebola

Robert Davey, professor of microbiology at Boston University School of Medicine and researcher at Boston University's National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL), in collaboration with researchers at Nagasaki ...

Medications

Fake drugs: The global industry putting your life at risk

In late 2012, 60 people died in two cities in Pakistan after drinking cough syrup to get high. Syrups from two separate manufacturers were involved. It was found that both were using an active ingredient – dextromethorphan, ...

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