Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What's new in fight against malaria?

Malaria has plagued human populations for millennia. Caused by species of Plasmodium parasites, which spread to, and between, humans through the bite of Anopheles mosquitos, malaria triggers symptoms ranging from fever and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Some viruses make you smell tastier to mosquitoes

Zika and dengue fever viruses alter the scent of mice and humans they infect, researchers report in the 30 June issue of Cell. The altered scent attracts mosquitoes, which bite the host, drink their infected blood and then ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Measles cases surge 80%, other diseases could follow: UN

Measles cases have surged by nearly 80 percent worldwide this year, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the rise of the "canary in a coal mine" illness indicates that outbreaks of other diseases are likely on the way.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Progress identified toward maternal, neonatal tetanus elimination

By December 2020, 80 percent of the 59 priority countries had achieved maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination (MNTE), according to research published in the March 18 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New thesis on B cell responses to SARS-CoV-2

Tyler Sandberg, Center for Infectious Medicine (CIM) at the Department of Medicine, Huddinge is defending his thesis "B cell responses to human flavivirus vaccination and SARS-CoV-2 infection" on March 18, 2022. Main Supervisor ...

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