Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

African trees kill both malaria mosquitoes and the parasite

Malaria is one of the world's most serious infectious diseases and affects more than 200 million people each year. Scientists at the University of Oslo have examined the bark from two African trees and found substances that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research agenda for malaria elimination and eradication

Two Penn State researchers have participated in the formulation of a new updated research agenda for global malaria elimination and eradication. Together with more than 180 scientists, malaria program leaders, and policy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Malaria control efforts can benefit from forecasting using satellites

Umeå University researcher Maquins Sewe has established links between patterns of malaria in Kenya and environmental factors (temperature, rainfall and land cover) measurable by satellite imagery. In his doctoral dissertation, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Decline in financing could undermine malaria efforts

Global malaria elimination funding is declining at a time when it remains crucial to eliminating the disease worldwide, according to a study published in the open access Malaria Journal.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New malaria vaccine effective in clinical trial

University of Tübingen researchers in collaboration with the biotech company Sanaria Inc. have demonstrated in a clinical trial that a new vaccine for malaria called Sanaria PfSPZ-CVac has been up to 100 percent effective ...

Immunology

Research suggests new vaccine candidates for malaria

Researchers have shown that higher levels of Plasmodium falciparum antibodies are protective against severe malaria in children living in Papua New Guinea. Children who have higher levels of antibodies to a specific short ...

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