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"Given that circulating DDT and DDE levels in our mice fell within the range of DDT and DDE found in serum of contemporary people living in northern Europe and in malaria-infested regions, and of the pregnant mothers of US adults who are currently in their mid-fifties this is an important observation."
Two Americans with Ebola are en route to a special facility in Atlanta where doctors will use every treatment available to fight a disease they've never seen.
KAE609 is the first antimalarial drug candidate with a novel mechanism of action to achieve positive clinical proof-of-concept in over 20 years KAE609 was tested in adult patients with uncomplicated malaria and showed a median parasite clearance time of 12 hours, including in patients with resistant infections For more than a decade, Novartis ... (more)
Just in time for the dog days of summer, when mosquitoes swarm at their thickest, we bring you this classic from our archives.
By the time he has donated the rest, he may well have the elimination of polio and drastic reduction of child malaria on his epitaph.
Calcutta on Thursday won the bragging rights for Ronald Ross's discovery of 'mosquito as the malaria vector', thanks to an aspiring schoolteacher who had moved court after being denied one crucial mark in a recruitment exam.
The team of nine from the National University of Singapore believe it could be used as an alternative to steroids, which can give rise to negative long-term side effects.
Drug-resistant malaria infections are now widespread in Southeast Asia and pose a global health risk, according to a study just published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The researchers from Kenya Medical Research Institute tested library of proteins from the Plasmodium falciparum parasite with antibodies produced by the immune systems of a group of infected children that measured the proteins the children's immune systems responded to.
Adult African penguins communicate using four different vocalizations and juveniles and chicks use two begging calls to request food, according to a study published July 30, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Livio Favaro and colleagues from University of Turin, Italy.
Two beneficial variants of a gene controlling red blood cell development have spread from Africa into nearly all human populations across the globe, according to a new study led by King's College London.
An effective blood-stage vaccine against Plasmodium falciparum remains a research priority, but the number of antigens that have been translated into multicomponent vaccines for testing in clinical trials remains limited.
The parasite that causes malaria is growing increasingly resistant to the drugs commonly used to fight it, according to new surveillance reports.
Gracie Douglas, a fourth-grader from Leipic United Methodist Church, raised $130 at school for Imagine No Malaria.
Exposure of pregnant mice to the pesticide DDT is linked to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and related conditions in female offspring later in life, according to a study led by UC Davis.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 12:27 am
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