Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multiple mosquito blood meals accelerate malaria transmission

Multiple bouts of blood feeding by mosquitoes shorten the incubation period for malaria parasites and increase malaria transmission potential, according to a study published December 31 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Child malaria deaths 'slashed by rainy season regimen'

Giving antimalarial medicines to children monthly during the rainy season cut malaria deaths in children by 42 percent, making a case for wide implementation in malaria-endemic African regions, a study found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers use artificial intelligence to ID mosquitos

Rapid and accurate identification of mosquitoes that transmit human pathogens such as malaria is an essential part of mosquito-borne disease surveillance. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Diabetes and obesity risk factors for severe malaria

Infectious diseases doctor Katja Wyss's thesis is the product of many years' research on malaria in Sweden. With clinical data from almost 3,000 diagnosed cases over a twenty-year time span, Katja Wyss at Karolinska Institutet's ...

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