Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mutant parasite could stop malaria in its tracks

(Medical Xpress)—University of Nottingham Malaria experts have found a way of disabling one of the many phosphatase proteins which breathe life into the malaria parasite. The result is a mutant which is unable to complete ...

Medical research

Weakened malaria parasites form basis of new vaccine strategy

Using live but weakened malaria parasites as the basis of a vaccine represents a potentially encouraging anti-malaria strategy, according to results of follow-up animal studies performed after the conclusion of a recent clinical ...