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Malaria Vaccines

Malaria represents one of the international community’s most pressing public health problems. The disease exacts an economic toll of roughly $12 billion a year in Africa. A vaccine is an ess...

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Medtech meets cleantech: Malaria vaccine candidate produced from algae

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine used algae as a mini-factory to produce a malaria parasite protein. The algae-produced protein, paired with an immune-boosting coc...

Increased Dosing of Malaria Drug in Children May Lower Infection Risk

Piperaquine is a long-acting malaria drug that kills residual parasites and decreases the risk of reinfection.Read more about Increased Dosing of Malaria Drug in Children May Lower Infection Risk

Study in Myanmar confirms artemisinin-resistant malaria close to border with India

The spread of malaria parasites that are resistant to the drug artemisinin - the frontline treatment against malaria infection - into neighbouring India would pose a serious threat to the global contr...

Innate sensing of malaria parasites

Malaria infections can result in deleterious activation of innate immune cells. In this Review, the authors summarize how the Plasmodium parasite is recognized by innate immune receptors, and discuss ...

Novartis receives first annual Malaria Award for Private Sector Excellence from Malaria No More.

Malaria No More held its annual Malaria Champions Breakfast in Washington DC yesterday, where attendees gathered to honor those who have made a difference in the fight against malaria.

New malaria vaccines to prevent infection and block transmission get a shot in the arm

(Burness Communications) In support of a bold quest to rid the world entirely of malaria, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced an award of US$156 million to PATH to support the PATH Mal...

Malaria eradication: blocking transmission to mosquitoes

To wipe out malaria, researchers are racing to develop a vaccine that protects mosquitoes from infection.

Why humans don't suffer from chimpanzee malaria

(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) The DNA region controlling red-blood-cell invasion holds the genetic key to human malaria infection, according to new research.By comparing the genomes of malaria par...

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Infection and Co-infection with Helminths and Plasmodium among School Children in Côte d'Ivoire: Results from a National Cross-Sectional Survey.

Helminth infection and malaria remain major causes of ill-health in the tropics and subtropics. There are several shared risk factors (e.g., poverty), and hence, helminth infection and malaria overlap...

Molecular investigation of mixed malaria infections in Southwest Saudi Arabia.

Objective: To investigate the incidence of mixed-species (MS) malaria infection, and compare the results with microscopically confirmed cases of malaria. Methods: During 2010, blood spots collected fr...

The role of Vitamin D in malaria.

An abnormal calcium-parathyroid hormone (PTH)-vitamin D axis has been reported in patients with malaria infection. A role for vitamin D in malaria has been suggested by many studies. Genetic studies h...

P. vivax Malaria and Dengue Fever Co-infection: A Cross-Sectional Study in the Brazilian Amazon.

Malaria and dengue are the most prevalent vector-borne diseases worldwide and represent major public health problems. Both are endemic in tropical regions, propitiating co-infection. Only few co-infec...

Safety and Comparability of Controlled Human Plasmodium falciparum Infection by Mosquito Bite in Malaria-Naïve Subjects at a New Facility for Sporozoite Challenge.

Controlled human malaria infection (CHMI) studies which recapitulate mosquito-borne infection are a critical tool to identify protective vaccine and drug candidates for advancement to field trials. In...

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