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The Transmission Potential Of Malaria Parasites

Multiple bouts of blood-feeding by mosquitoes reduce the incubation period for malaria parasites and increase malaria transmission potential, said a study. Given that mosquitoes...

New Mutation In Malaria Parasite Enhancing Resistance To Drug

New mutations in the malaria parasite that enhance resistance to a drug used to prevent the disease in pregnant women and children are already...

WHO: Covid19 Threatens To Reverse Important Gains Made To Control Malaria

On World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization is calling on countries to step up the fight against malaria, saying the coronavirus pandemic threatens...

10 Facts on How Mosquitoes are One of the Deadliest Creatures in the World

A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat...

Here are Some Measures to Keep You Safe this Monsoon

The onset of monsoons brings much relief, but with rain showers comes the risk of infections and ill-health. The risk of being exposed to...

Know About the Importance of Iron in Blood

Iron is an essential mineral for most of organisms. The body cannot make enough healthy red blood cells, if it lacks the required quantity...

Shortage of Anti-Malarial Drugs Due to Usage in COVID-19 Treatment

Limited global stocks of two anti-malarial drugs could wreck plans to use the medicines, currently in clinical trials, to treat COVID-19, doctors cautioned on...

20% Malaria Risk in Deforestation Hot Spots: Study

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have estimated that 20 per cent of the malaria risk in deforestation hot spots is driven by the...

Soups Can Help You Fight Malaria: Study

"Malaria kills more than 400,000 people per year and infects more than 200 million, yet resistance to our frontline drugs continues to emerge," said...

30% Higher Risk Of Heart Failure Linked with Malaria

Malaria infection is linked to 30 per cent higher risk of heart failure, a new research has warned. The mosquito-borne infection affects more than 219...

Most Effective Drug Used to Treat Malaria Becoming Ineffective in Parts of Southeast Asia

Scientists warn the most effective drug used to treat malaria is becoming ineffective in parts of Southeast Asia — and unless rapid action is taken,...

Strains of Malaria Resistant to Two Key Anti-Malarial Medicines Becoming More Dominant in Southeast Asia

Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rapidly from Cambodia,...

New Tool Reveals Insecticide-Treated Bed Net Use Spotty, Lifting Malaria Risk

A new tool for monitoring bed net use reveals that people don’t use their bed nets consistently, which could contribute to the recent slowdown in progress...

Tata Trusts Announce its Malaria Quest to Search for Innovations towards Eliminating Mosquito-Borne Disease

In line with India's target of eliminating malaria by 2030, the India Health Fund (IHF), an initiative by Tata Trusts on Monday announced its...

WHO Certifies Argentina and Algeria as Malaria-Free Countries

The World Health Organization has certified Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free, following three consecutive years where no new cases of the deadly disease have...

Novel Experimental Vaccine Offering Hope Against Malaria

An experimental new malaria vaccine is offering potentially long-lasting immunity against the persistent parasite that sickens hundreds of millions of people each year, a...

An Experimental Vaccine to Treat Malaria

After decades of disappointment in efforts to develop a malaria vaccine, researchers are starting to see promise in a new approach. While most vaccines trigger...

New Type of Bed Net Could Help Fight Against Malaria

Researchers have developed a new type of bed net with a specific combination of an insecticide and insect growth regulator that could prevent millions...

High Immunity Protein at Birth Cuts Childhood Malaria Risk

Newborn babies who are born with a high level of an immune-related protein in their blood cells are less likely to develop malaria throughout...

FDA Approves Drug to Stop Some Malaria Relapses

U.S. regulators Friday approved a simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent relapses of malaria. Standard treatment now takes two weeks and studies show many patients don’t...

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Researchers from Google Research and IIT Madras have designed an AI technology that could provide an indication of women who are at risk of...