Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Drug that kills mosquitoes could be used to fight malaria

Researchers from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) have shown the large potential impact of a completely new type of antimalarial drug that kills mosquitoes, as opposed to existing drugs that target the parasite, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New way of screening potential treatments for tuberculosis

Scientists from LSTM's Research Centre for Drugs and Diagnostics (RCDD) have described in a paper published today in Scientific Reports, a new way of screening potential treatments for Tuberculosis (TB) which may assist in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How does an insecticide treated bed net actually work?

New research from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine has revealed precisely how insecticide-treated bed nets are so effective against malaria mosquitoes. 


Interventions for treating tuberculous pericarditis

Researchers from South Africa and Canada have carried out a Cochrane review update to assess the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids for treating tuberculous pericarditis.


Offering option of initial HIV care at home increases use of ART

LSTM Researchers found that offering adults in Malawi optional home initiation of care following HIV self-testing resulted in a significant increase in the proportion of adults initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART) compared ...

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