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Saturday, February 14, 2015
Tropical diseases have often been neglected by pharmaceuticals because the size of the drug market is smaller, people have lower incomes and companies are uncertain about IPR »
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Thursday, January 29, 2015
We need newer methods and drugs to kill these pathogens mycobacterium tuberculosis and plasmodium falciparum. »
More on malaria AND: medical research
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A newly discovered ‘super mosquito’ has the ability to survive the insecticides used to treat bed nets which are key to preventing the spread of malaria in humans, scientists say. Interbreeding of...
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December 31, 2014
A new drug combination therapy may help treat malaria in children, a new study has found. Artemisinin-naphthoquine drug-combo should be considered for the treatment of children with uncompl...
November 5, 2014
Resistance to artemisinin drug is emerging in precisely the same part of the world where chloroquine lost its potency
October 11, 2014
Corporation workers wade into localities to destroy anopheline strongholds. Plans are afoot to enlist the support of schools, colleges and residents welfare associations.
August 29, 2014
Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, claim to have developed a new innovative system for accurately diagnosing malaria infection.
The method is based on computer vision algorithms...
July 24, 2014
Procurement of effectual medicines has become another bizarre chapter for the Tripura government to combat malaria outbreak due to central government imposed restrictions on the suppliers. A senio...
July 22, 2014
The global burden and mortality from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria across the world, and in the developing countries in particular, have dropped significantly since 2000, a report published today (July...
June 12, 2014
Scientists have hailed the genetic modification of mosquitoes that could crash the insect’s populations as a “quantum leap' that will make a substantial and important contribution to eradicating ma...
May 12, 2014
At least eight security persons, guarding the EVM Strong Room at MGC College in Bondel, fell sick over the past week, leading Health Department officials to conduct blood tests on Sunday to rule...
April 29, 2014
The influx of visitors from the north-eastern regions and States such as Odisha, where malaria is endemic, is a cause for concern to public health officials. The State has been registering a gradu...
April 26, 2014
Mayor asks hospital, labs to submit blood test reports daily »
November 26, 2014
An international team of scientists has found a new class of molecules that showed a high level of potency against human malaria parasites in animal trials.The new compounds, known as pyrazo...
October 21, 2014
The device can take another three years to reach the market
September 1, 2014
Scientists have developed a fast, reliable and inexpensive method to diagnose malaria that uses magnetic field to detect the parasite’s waste products in the blood of infected patients. <...
August 19, 2014
Ratnam Pillai, a Hyderabad-based doctor, worked as medical assistant to Sir Ronald Ross who linked mosquito bite to malaria in 1897. The proud possession for the four grandchildren of Dr. Pillai – Shela, Shirley, Franklin and Samuel – are the medals.
July 22, 2014
Corporation has issued notices to owners of some of these buildings.
May 29, 2014
To qualify as malaria-free, a country has to go through four phases: control, pre-elimination, elimination and prevention of re-introduction, each with its own set of interventional programmes. <...
May 6, 2014
In the war against malaria, one small corner of the globe has repeatedly turned the tide, rendering our best weapons moot and medicine on the brink of defeat. Ed Yong reports for Mosaic. »
April 27, 2014
Three out of four people are at risk of malaria in World Health Organisation’s South-East Asia Region, which is home to a quarter of the world’s population despite huge gains in tackling the disea...
April 24, 2014
With three out of four people being at risk of malaria in South-East Asia region, World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday called for greater investment in the battle against malaria on the occ...
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.