Malaria


Malaria Drug Shows Promise in Cancer Treatment

A readily and cheaply available malaria drug may help treat a wide range of cancers, including lung, bowel, brain, and head an...

Jul 25 2016, 1:11pm CDT

Australian Researchers a Step Closer to Malaria Vaccine

Australian researchers are a step closer to developing a vaccine against malaria, a statement said on Friday.Researchers from...

Jul 1 2016, 3:40am CDT

Gene Indentified that Determines Maleness in Malaria Mosquitoes

Gene Indentified that Determines Maleness in Malaria Mosquitoes

In a major step towards developing effective genetic strategies to control mosquitoes, scientists have isolated a gene that de...

Jul 1 2016, 1:37am CDT

Bill Gates Endorses Genetically Altered Mosquitoes to Fight Malaria

Bill Gates Endorses Genetically Altered Mosquitoes to Fight Malaria

The head of Microsoft and erstwhile richest man in the world, Bill Gates sees hope on the horizon. He thinks that genetically a...

Jun 18 2016, 6:40am CDT

Malaria Vaccine Offers Durable Protection in Human Trials

Malaria Vaccine Offers Durable Protection in Human Trials

An experimental malaria vaccine has been found to protect a small number of healthy people from infection for more than one yea...

May 10 2016, 3:17am CDT

Malaria Killed Dinsaurs

Malaria Killed Dinosaurs

Malaria, often thought to be of more modern origin, may have killed dinosaurs and the origin of this deadly disease may have be...

Mar 29 2016, 2:28am CDT

Malaria first Spread from Birds says New Scientific Study

Malaria first Spread from Birds says New Scientific Study

Malaria, a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through mosquito bites, started out as a...

Mar 25 2016, 3:13am CDT

Malaria Parasites Found in Many White-Tailed Deer Across US: Study

New Malaria Species Found in Many White-Tailed Deer Across US: Study

25% US white-tailed deer are infected with Malaria. The first ever native malaria in American mammals has been discovered....

Feb 6 2016, 2:51am CST

Anopheles stephensis mosquito

WHO Reports Malaria Deaths Fell By 66%; Half a Million People Saved Within 5 Years

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 839,000 people died of malaria in 2000, but this rate dropped to 438,000 in 20...

Dec 9 2015, 6:12am CST

Antimalarial mosquito

Scientists Create Mosquito Population without the Power to Transmit Malaria

Scientists from the University of California have published a study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Scien...

Nov 27 2015, 10:49am CST

Anopheles stephensis mosquito

University of California Scientists Breed Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Combat Malaria

A team of scientists from the University of California have succeeded at breeding a host of mutant mosquitoes that are resistan...

Nov 24 2015, 9:03am CST

Malaria Growth Decoded

Malaria Growth Decoded

A new study identifies the reason for malaria growth in organisms. This could lead to new forms of treatments....

Nov 14 2015, 10:18am CST

World's First Malaria Vaccine Approved by EU

World's First Malaria Vaccine Approved by EU

The world’s first malaria vaccine has finally been developed and furthermore given the green light signal by the EU....

Jul 24 2015, 7:14am CDT

New Malaria Treatment Possibility Discovered

New Malaria Treatment Possibility Discovered

A new study could lead the way to new treatments for the the deadly Malaria disease....

Jul 7 2015, 5:14am CDT

World's First Malaria Vaccine Needs Regulatory Approval

World's First Malaria Vaccine Needs Regulatory Approval

GlaxoSmithKline has sought approval from health authorities regarding the marketing of world’s first malaria vaccine. The proto...

Oct 8 2013, 4:29am CDT

Malaria Carrying Mosquitoes Attracted to Human Body Odor

Malaria Carrying Mosquitoes Attracted to Human Body Odor

Research points to new clues in the battle against Malaria. Mosquitoes that carry the disease have been found to be attracted t...

May 16 2013, 5:16am CDT