Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Burkina Faso team aims to beat malaria with soap

Thrusting their arm into a box full of hungry mosquitoes, a group of brave volunteers in a Burkina Faso laboratory test an innovative weapon in the fight against malaria—soap.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Do your part to stop spreading colds and flu

(HealthDay)—It's easy to spread germs that cause colds, flu and other serious illnesses, including whooping cough and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

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Should we stop using alcohol-based hand sanitisers?

They're everywhere in hospitals, travellers' backpacks and the aisles of pharmacies in winter, but do we really need to use alcohol-based hand sanitisers? And what should we make of the marketing claims they're needed to ...

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New soap to ward off malaria carrying mosquitoes

(Medical Xpress)—Gérard Niyondiko along with colleagues Frank Langevin and Lisa Barutel has posted a project on the crowd source funding site ulule for a product called Faso Soap. They claim the soap can cut in half the ...

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