Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Altered body odor indicates malaria even if microscope doesn't

Typhoid Mary may have infected a hundred or more people, but asymptomatic carriers of malaria infect far more people every year. An international team of researchers is working toward a way to identify malaria patients including ...

Medical research

Vapor nanobubbles rapidly detect malaria through the skin

(Medical Xpress)—Rice University researchers have developed a noninvasive technology that accurately detects low levels of malaria infection through the skin in seconds with a laser scanner. The "vapor nanobubble" technology ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Deadliest malaria strain protects itself from the immune system

The parasite causing the most severe form of human malaria uses proteins to make red blood cells sticky, making it harder for the immune system to destroy it and leading to potentially fatal blood clots. New research at the ...

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