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Proof-of-concept developed for detecting malaria parasites in India

Getting a grasp on India

Proof-of-concept developed for detecting malaria parasites in India Proof-of-concept developed for detecting malaria parasites in India Researchers experimentally infected liver cells with mosquito-bred parasites, and characterized the vivax malaria infection in India. Credit: Mindy Takamiya/Kyoto University iCeMS A new approach could illuminate a critical stage in the life cycle of …

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    Malaria elimination at risk as Ghana economy improves

    Malaria elimination at risk as Ghana economy improves

    Malaria elimination at risk as Ghana economy improves Malaria elimination at risk as Ghana economy improves A lab technician checks a blood sample for malaria. Credit: AMISOM photo / Tobin Jones,Public domain Ghana’s efforts to eliminate malaria could be in jeopardy as its improved economy results in reduced external funding …

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      Research on brain swelling in children with cerebral malaria reveals potential new treatment approach

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      Research on brain swelling in children with cerebral malaria reveals potential new treatment approach Research on brain swelling in children with cerebral malaria reveals potential new treatment approach Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Through investigating the causes of brain swelling in cerebral malaria—a devastating parasitic disease that is fatal for one …

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        US revokes emergency use of malaria drugs vs. coronavirus

        US revokes emergency use of malaria drugs vs. coronavirus

        US revokes emergency use of malaria drugs vs. coronavirus US revokes emergency use of malaria drugs vs. coronavirus In this April 9, 2020 file photo, a chemist displays hydroxychloroquine tablets in New Delhi, India. U.S. regulators are revoking emergency authorization for malaria drugs promoted by President Donald Trump for treating …

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          Potent tetrahydroquinolone can eliminate parasites that cause toxoplasmosis and malaria

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          Potent tetrahydroquinolone can eliminate parasites that cause toxoplasmosis and malaria Potent tetrahydroquinolone can eliminate parasites that cause toxoplasmosis and malaria Toxoplasma gondii. Credit: Wikipedia Toxoplasma gondii infection is one of the most frequent parasitic infections of humans. This parasite is present in the brain of an estimated two billion people—about …

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            Malaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in a rigorous study

            Malaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in a rigorous study

            Malaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in a rigorous study Malaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in a rigorous study In this April 6, 2020 file photo, a pharmacist holds a bottle of the drug hydroxychloroquine in Oakland, Calif. Results published Wednesday, June 3, 2020, by the New England Journal …

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              US sends Brazil malaria drug unproven for COVID-19 treatment

              US sends Brazil malaria drug unproven for COVID-19 treatment

              US sends Brazil malaria drug unproven for COVID-19 treatment US sends Brazil malaria drug unproven for COVID-19 treatment Fans of two distinct soccer clubs join forces for an anti-government protest in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, May 31, 2020. Police used tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in Brazil’s largest city …

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                First clinical trial with genetically modified malaria vaccine completed

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                First clinical trial with genetically modified malaria vaccine completed First clinical trial with genetically modified malaria vaccine completed Credit: CC0 Public Domain In an innovative study, Radboudumc and LUMC jointly tested a candidate vaccine based on a genetically weakened malaria parasite. The results of this clinical trial, published in Science …

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