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Mouthwash as a weapon

...Bangalore, India, one of the key stages by which a malarial infection develops was inhibited....

Scientists Unveil Mechanism Behind Resistance to Severe Malaria

...n called PfEMP-1. To evade the immune system, the malarial parasites produce proteins, including PfEMP-1, tha...esulting inflammation may increase the severity of malarial symptoms, explains Dr. Wellems. Dr. Wellems and his colleagues found uneven and reduced distributio...

Human Diseases May Have Clue In Human-Chimp Genome Difference

...s humans and chimpanzees resistant to each other’s malarial parasites. This research provides examples of how studying the evolution of humans and apes from a common ancestor may yield clues to explaining human and chimpanzee diseases. Researcher and colleagues detail their finding of the first truly human...

Old is gold– proved yet another tim

...eless because of resistance being developed by the malarial parasite. Scientists have found a way to breathe new life into the drug. It has been found that combining the drug with another preparation, Primaquine, would restore the effect of the original drug. Malaria is caused by the parasite Plasmodium fal...

Bill Gates to Fund £28m for Malaria researc

...eloping new compounds, which are effective against malarial parasites, and organizing clinical trials of the new compounds. The researchers feel that due to increased resistance shown to drugs such as Chloroquine by the parasites there is a increased need for identifying new drug compounds. The organizers are...

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

...ickle Cell anemia make the patients susceptible to malarial parasite infection. It is known that patients with...inding--which involved chronicling the genetic and malarial status of more than 2,000 children, most starting at birth--can help scientists learn more about dis...

Malaria May Gain Resistance To Single Drug Prescriptions

...n called upon to stop marketing a single treatment malarial drug, by the World Health Organization (WHO), as t...vaquone which lost their effectiveness because the malarial parasite was able to develop resistance to these drugs. ‘If we lose artemisinin, we will no longe...

Malaria Can Develop In Lymph Nodes Also

...e liver. Dr Ménard said that the development of malarial parasites in the lymph nodes may be a reason why the body was so tolerant to the parasites. The study showed that 52 hours after the mosquito bites, no parasites remained in the lymph nodes, thus suggesting that they cannot develop completely there. ...

Older Malarial Drugs Vs New Ones

...unate was more than twice as effective in clearing malarial parasites from the blood at a particularly stage of parasite development than the older drug combination. This step is important to prevent the spread of the disease. Hence the researcher feels that the older combination can be used to treat patient ...

Anemia from Malaria Linked to a Protein MIF

...be most susceptible to this lethal complication of malarial infection and to identify treatments targeted to t...e of diseases, in this case the individual risk of malarial anemia. A number of human proteins, including MIF (which stands for migration inhibitory factor), ...

Global Fund Policy Encouraging Drug Resistance

...the worst cases of malaria even the strains of the malarial parasite that had developed resistance to all other drugs. However as health experts warn the use of this drug as a ‘monotherapy’, that is without a second drug, would foster resistance, leaving no alternative medicine to treat the resistant parasit...

Glucose Enables Speedy Recovery From Malaria

...as taken into focus the energy requirements of the malarial parasite in RBCs or the red blood cells. Once the RBCs get infected with the malarial parasite, not only does it draw energy from the infected cell but robs glucose from the adjacent cel...

Counterfeiter Packs Health Problems: Study

...the PLoS Medicine issue that due to counterfeiters malarial parasites become drug-resistant and even put life in a fatal condition. Facundo Fernandez, a co-author of the paper and a researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology, told United Press International. Drugs like Guilin and Sanofi brands of a...

Bahama’s Malarial Outbreak Need Contro

In Bahamas an outbreak of malarial attack has made people to be feared and need the M...do work to prevent its spread //. This non-endemic malarial attack has not been spread through any human or other transmissions instead it is due to a mosquito ...

Sahibganj In Grip Of Malaria

Concerned over reports of malarial deaths in Jharkhand's Sahibganj district, the Janata Dal (U), an alliance partner in the BJP-led NDA // , today urged the health department to step up its anti-malarial drive. The health department should at the earliest direct its medical teams t...

Dengue In City: KMC To Appoint 30 Contract Doctors

With dengue, viral fever and malarial attacks reported in the city areas, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation today decided to appoint 30 doctors on contract and engage para-medical staff to attend to the afflicted//. KMC's Mayor-in-Council (Health) Subodh De said that only dengue cases ...

Tourists Face Health Risks by Missing Vaccinations

...utions or who stopped taking them while still in a malarial area did so because they felt they would not catch the disease. Complacency also seems to be a factor governing such actions in the Britons’. 21 per cent admit they decided to take their chances while another 21 per cent claimed that they simply di...

Malaria Claimes 60 Lives In Terai, Dooars Areas

... said at the assembly in Kolkata yesterday that 40 malarial deaths were reported from three North Bengal districts of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Coochbehar so far this year, with Alipurduar sub-division alone accounting for 25 fatalities. Mishara had visited north Bengal on July 10 and held a meeting with th...

Malaria a 'Near-Epidemic' in Dooars, says RSP Legislator

...ntion, he alleged. Claiming that the incidence of malarial attacks was much higher than last year, he said there was a dearth of medical and para-medical staff, as well as medicines. The RSP leader urged state Health Minister Suryakanta Mishra to visit the malaria-hit areas with a medical team. Source:PTI ...

Clothes Treated with Insecticide Reduces the Risk of Malarial Infection

...n insecticide permethrin can reduce the chances of malarial infection by 70 percent, says a new study.// The conclusion was arrived at after Elizabeth Kimani of the African Population and Health Research Center in Nairobi and other researchers studied Somalian refugees living in camps in Kenya. The averag...

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