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Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for malaria treatments

Researchers have found pore-like holes in the membranes of red ..blood cells infected by the deadliest form of the malaria parasite. The parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, apparently uses these holes to supply itself with the nutrients it needs to grow and reproduce... .. ..The discovery may lead to the development of new treatments for ..malaria, a widespread and devastating disease. ..Malaria ki...

Hundred million dollar gift for malaria institute

An anonymous donor has gifted 100 million dollars to Johns Hopkins University in the United States of America to set up a malaria institute. This would be the world’s foremost center for malaria research in the world. ..Public health experts say the Johns Hopkins Malaria Institute will put the university at the forefront of efforts to find an effective vaccine and new treatments for the mosquito-...

Malaria strikes Munger tribals

People of Bihar were facing the worst forms of nightmare over the past 3 weeks , now the reason isn't the political scenario but the threat of malaria . ....Malaria , not a new disease to this tropical country , invaded the tribal areas of Munger, 200 km (125 miles) southeast of the state capital, Patna. ....Thirty-eight people have died of cerebral malaria in this eastern Indian state of Bihar o...

Sponging Cattle betters spraying in eradicating Malaria

Malaria is an infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes.It is characterised by fever, chills,followed by excessive sweating . Sometimes the most severe forms of this disease can lead to death even .This is a common disease in the tropical countries.// ....Hence eradication of this disease involves the control of breeding of this mosquitoes and spraying insectisides.Typically, in southern Asia,...

Misleading anti-malarial drug

Promotional claims about the preventive efficacy of a malaria drug are being questioned by experts, who say the statements are misleading and should be withdrawn. Manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline markets the anti-malarial drug Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) as being 97 per cent effective at preventing the aggressive falciparum strain of malaria, but the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB) – pub...

Garlic fights malaria and cancer

A group of compounds commonly found in garlic may not only an effective treatment for malaria, the mechanism by which they inhibit the infection appears to be similar to the mechanism they use to fight cancer cells.Researcher from the University of Toronto report these findings at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in Atlanta.// ....The compounds cal...

Gene researchers make Malaria-resistant mosquito

A team of German and American researchers have used enetic engineering techniques to develop mosquitoes with a severely impaired ability to transmit malaria--at least to mice, new study findings show. The research is a "first step in the right direction" towards combating malaria in humans, study author Dr. Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena, of Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. "We now know it is poss...

A Wristwatch For Detecting Malaria

A new wristwatch has been invented in South Africa which is capable of detecting the malaria parasites in the body of the wearer. This is done by automatically collecting the blood samples //of the person who is wearing the watch, and if the malaria parasite is found, it warns the person. Gervan Lubbe has developed the watch which obtains blood samples with a microscopic needle that automaticall...

More Treatment Options For Malaria

According to a latest study researchers say a simple drug might have the ability to save many lives. Most children who die of malaria// do not ever make it to a hospital. For children who do make it to the hospital, half of the deaths occur within the first day of admission. ..Most anti-malaria drugs are given by injection, making it difficult to administer outside of a hospital. In order to more...

Scientists Unveil Mechanism Behind Resistance to Severe Malaria

Scientists have discovered why some people are less prone to malaria//. The people with a specific type of hemoglobin — the oxygen-carrying molecule that gives red blood cells their color — are less prone to severe malaria. In a series of experiments, the researchers determined how hemoglobin type C impairs the ability of malaria parasites to cause disease symptoms. ....“This research gives us a...

New initiative launched to fight malaria by repelling mosquitoes

Researchers from Vanderbilt University had launched a new research project to prevent the spread of malaria by // repelling the mosquitoes from attacking the people. The research will aim to use the odor cues that attract mosquitoes and deflect it from biting the human populations... ....Malaria is a disease caused by parasites and is spread by the mosquitoes that bite an infected person and goes...

Jharkhand reports 13,000 Malaria cases

Jharkhand has recorded a sudden increase in malaria cases with the onset of the monsoons, with a survey// detecting 13,000 people affected by the disease. ....A drive launched by the state health department to ascertain the number of malaria cases detected 13,000 people suffering from the disease after testing 100,000 blood samples. ....According to a health department official, the blood sampl...

Researchers Discover Protein That Causes Malaria

Researchers have discovered the protein that enables the malaria parasites to attack the red blood cells. The research findings, which were published in the journal Cell, will help the scientists in designing vaccines against the dreaded disease of malaria.// ..A major pathway through which malaria parasites invade red blood cells is the binding of a protein on the surface of merozoites called EB...

Malarial gene ascertained

Researchers from UK have identified Australian researchers have identified a gene which allows the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, to develop imperviousness to antimalarial drugs.Plasmodium,is a single-celled organism which is transmitted to humans via the saliva of a biting mosquito, has historically evaded control efforts by building resistance to virtually all of the drugs used to tr...

Policemen face trouble fighting malaria

Malaria has killed one policeman and affected at least 20 deployed to fight Maoist extremists in Orissa's Sambalpur district, a policeman said Saturday. ..The state government has deployed over a hundred men of the Orissa State Armed Police // in three villages of Sambalpur district where Maoists had killed five people last month... .."There is no basic healthcare in the villages where we are pos...

Artesunate Is Better For Malaria Than Quinine

A research report published in the latest edition of The Lancet had found the drug artesunate more effective in treating adults with malaria than the common drug quinine... ..Quinine is the only drug recommended for the treatment // of severe malaria throughout Africa, South America, and most of Asia. But even with prompt administration of the drug in maximum doses mortality from severe malaria r...

New Strategies For Effective Treatment Of Malaria

Researchers at the Thailand's Mahidol University are developing new strategies for effective treatment of Malaria. The approach includes use of new molecules like artesunate, derived from Chinese herb and Combination therapy for combating development of drug resistance in the parasite. // But now researchers are optimistic they can eradicate malaria altogether with a new approach to drugs and mos...

Chloroquine and Primaquine combination Malarial drug for resistant parasites.

Researchers from LaTrobe University of Australia have found a new combination drug for combating Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite responsible for causing malaria. They used a combination of Chloroquine and Primaquine for treatment // helps in killing P. falciparum which is resistant to Chloroquine drug... ..Chloroquine is a largely used drug in the treatment of malaria since 1950s. Chloroquine...

Malaria To Be Tackled By Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

London, Oct 11 In an important research development a genetically modified mosquito has been created that wipe out natural mosquito populations and save thousands of lives in malaria-stricken regions// of the world such as India and South Asia. ....These genetically modified mosquitoes could soon be released into the wild in an attempt to combat malaria that is currently responsible for thousand...

Malaria infection can accelerate HIV infection and disease progression

Malaria and HIV infections are both of great public health importance in tropical countries. James Kublin and his colleagues have found that acute malaria episodes are associated with transient increases of HIV-1 viral load in the blood,// and they speculate that malaria episodes might accelerate HIV-1 disease progression and facilitate transmission. .. ..Evidence is now emerging of the deleterio...

Bill Gates to Fund £28m for Malaria researc

Bill Gates is to fund £28m for research in United Kingdom as part of £145m package for research programs worldwide for the eradication of Malaria worldwide. Bill Gates along with his Melinda Gates Foundation is going to sponsor three // international projects for malaria eradication over the next five years. Mr. Gates expressed that more research funding is contributed to research of AIDS and can...

International Conference On Malaria - 'Laveran To Genomics'

International conference on malaria was held to mark the 125 years of discovery of Malarial parasite in Algeria on November 6th 1880 by Charles Louis Alphones Laveran for which he was awarded the Noble Prize in 1907.// The inauguration meeting was attended by various scientists, Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, Minister of state Health and Family Welfare Panabaka Lakshmi and other delegat...

Breakthrough In New Vaccine For Malaria

The trial of a new malaria vaccine on both humans and mice has been successful and could help eradicate the disease that causes at least one million deaths annually, researchers say//... ..Pierre Druilhe and his team at the Pasteur Institute here injected an MSP-3-based vaccine into 30 European volunteers who had never had malaria, re-administering it after one month and again after four months,...

Chhattisgarh Malaria And Typhoid

Malaria and typhoid have claimed 10 lives while over 3,000 people were suffering from the diseases in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh, a government officer said Friday//... .."Nearly 3,000 tribal people in Ramchandrapur, Ramanujganj and Wadrafnagar blocks in Surguja district have been in the grip of malaria and typhoid. The region has reported 10 deaths during the past three days," the district'...

Researchers finding link between malaria susceptibility and genetic makeup

Researchers are finding out the various factors which are responsible for malaria infection and their susceptibility and the degree of infection and their link to difference in genetic makeup between different individuals//. ..Rather than focusing on specific genes, Mackinnon and colleagues were interested in the relative contributions of host genetics and other factors to the risk of malaria. T...

Co-infection of Two genetic diseases makes them susceptible to malaria

Researchers have found that co-infection of two genetic diseases Thalassemia and Sickle Cell anemia make the patients susceptible to malarial parasite infection. It is known that patients with Thalassemia and Patients with Sickle Cell anemia were resistant to malaria infection. // But now researchers have found that co-infection of both the genetic diseases make them susceptible to malaria. The f...

New Two-Drug Regime To Tackle Malaria

Malaria kills nearly one million people around the world every year, and chlororquine, the cheapest drug available for fighting malaria is fast becoming ineffective, reports NDTV... ..A national survey indicates that the treatment in 90 per // cent cases of plasmodium falsiparum, which causes a severe form of malaria, fails because patients are resistant to chloroquine. .. ..Thus, the government...

Malaria Vaccine May Be 10 Years Away

Scientists in past centuries called the sickness by the Italian phrase 'malaria' — or 'bad air' — for the supposedly disease-bearing zephyrs wafting from swamps... ..These days, scientists know malaria is spread by mosquitos. // And they say ill winds are buffeting their attempts to halt the spread of a disease that kills 1 million people a year, AP reports... ..'We need to stress that the situat...

Controversy: Malaria Vaccine - Future Possibility Or Just A Dream?

While scientists world over have hailed the results of a trial of a malaria vaccine by pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), that has halved the incidence of severe disease in children, Pierre Druilhi, a French // entist, warned that malaria vaccination is still a far off dream failing better international coordination. .. Shunning claims of a medical breakthrough, Pierre Druilhi, directo...

Malaria Warnings On The Rise in UK

Health experts are raising awareness on Malaria as new cases have been found in Britain, with renewed calls for people traveling to malaria affected areas to take anti-malarial medication.// ..The warning from the Health Protection Agency comes after three more people from Britain were diagnosed with malaria. ..There have been a total of nine cases since mid-November, and two people returning f...

Malaria’s Invisibility Code Identifie

Research scholars belonging to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) have discovered how the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum is able to turn on its cloaking genes, and pass the human immune system.// Even if the camouflage proteins of the parasite were to be detected by the immune system, the remaining parasites can still escape by switching disguises. ....Malaria takes a toll of 2...

Rise In Waterborne And Malaria Cases Anticipated In Britain

The incidence of waterborne diseases and food poisoning cases is anticipated to rise in Britain, this summer. An increase in the number of malaria cases is also likely. // The incidence of salmonella // cases is hoped to soar particularly, as people would opt for more barbecues during summer. Cryptosporidium induced malaria may also be seen when there is an associated heavy rain. ......The ava...

Malaria Detecting Watch May Become A Health Hazard

Medical experts have warned that the new wristwatch invented by South Africa's Gervan Lubbe which can detect the symptoms of malaria can turnout to be a health hazard. They have warned that the device may contribute towards spreading infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS.// There are some who have also expressed doubts if the watch can really perform functions like detecting diseases. ....'In my mi...

Malaria May Gain Resistance To Single Drug Prescriptions

Pharmaceutical companies have been called upon to stop marketing a single treatment malarial drug, by the World Health Organization (WHO), as the parasite which causes malaria may develop a resistance to it. // ....Arata Kochi, director of the WHO's malaria department, said that the practice of using artemisinin, one of the most effective anti-malarials, on its own would result in the parasite b...

Malaria Can Develop In Lymph Nodes Also

The malaria parasites can develop in the lymph nodes also, according to a recent research, led by Robert Ménard. This reportedly has implications for the mammalian immune response. // ....The dreaded disease is caused when a mosquito infected with Plasmodium bites a mammal, and the immature parasites travel to the animal's liver. Once they have fully developed, the parasites burst out of the li...

Older Malarial Drugs Vs New Ones

In the 2000 World Health Organization (WHO) report it was stated that Malaria affects 300 to 500 million people every year across the world and is one of the leading// cause of illness and death in the sub-Saharan African countries. A new study conducted by Dr. Hasifa Bukirwa of the Uganda Malaria Surveillance Project and Julia Critchley of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in England sta...

Prediction of malaria epidemics possible!

According to scientist a new computer model has been developed that can predict the occurrence of en epidemic of malaria. The intensity whether it would be mild or severe can be told five months before it occurs. // ..This would give ample time for preventive or emergency measures to be done in advance. ....The control of malaria is a top priority for international health officials these days....

Malarial Epidemic In Tripura Takes Its Death Toll To 65

Health officials in Tripura have announced that, they are taking preventive steps with as many as 65 people having died of malaria from the past three months//. ....A senior health official has said that a Central team is also scheduled to visit Tripura to assess the situation and to provide expert help to deal with reports of drug resistance. He also stated that almost 200 teams, consisting o...

Malaria, Jaundice Scare In Sirsa Village

The sudden outbreak of malaria and jaundice at Pahihari village near here has caused a scare among villagers in the area, officials here said. // ....The local Primary Health Centre (PHC) here today constituted a team to collect blood samples of patients and others vulnerable to the diseases, they said... ..At least one member of all families living in Bachnaram Nambardar Street is suffering fro...

The heat is on: Warm up time for Malaria’s clim

There is a thought doing the rounds that global warming in the East African highlands could have instigated a rebound of Malaria//. A novel research by an international team places a certain importance to climatic change which can raise malaria’s spread, along with other factors like drug and pesticide resistance, changing land use patterns and human migration. University of Michigan theoretical...
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