Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A structural clue to attacking malaria's 'Achilles heel'

Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and PATH's Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) have shed light on how the human immune system recognizes the malaria parasite though investigation of antibodies generated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Checkpoint blockade may be key for immunity to malaria

A molecule that prevents the immune system from attacking cancer may play a similar role with malaria. A new study by researchers at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine shows that targeting the molecule at the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Promising results for two genetic weapons against malaria

Two new papers by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Malaria Research Institute report successes for highly promising strategies against malaria, a disease that still kills more than 400,000 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy orders investigation after child dies of malaria

Italy's health ministry has ordered an investigation into the death of a 4-year-old girl from malaria after checks determined she hadn't traveled to any country at risk for the disease.

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