Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sexual transmission of insect-borne virus

(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 Emerging Infectious ...

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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Discovering the deadly diversity of malaria

A new genetic fingerprinting technique has for the first time shown the huge genetic diversity of the malaria parasite, one of nature's most persistent and successful human pathogens.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bed nets and vaccines: Some combinations may worsen malaria

Combining insecticide-treated bed nets with vaccines and other control measures may provide the best chance at eliminating malaria, which killed nearly 600,000 people worldwide in 2013, most of them African children.

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