Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study links specific gut bacteria to increased risk of severe malaria

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified multiple species of bacteria that, when present in the gut, are linked to an increased risk of developing severe malaria in humans and mice. Their findings, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Healthy kidneys might be key to surviving malaria

They are only 10 cm long but could well be the line separating life from death in malaria. By taking the lead in iron recycling, the kidneys stop our body from surrendering to the invading parasite, Gulbenkian researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A new understanding of how the immune system deals with malaria

By analyzing samples from patients who have been treated for malaria in Sweden, researchers at Karolinska Institutet can now describe how the immune system acts to protect the body after a malaria infection. The results, ...

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