Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 14:15
Blocking egg development in malaria mosquito could reduce transmission of the deadly disease, a new Harvard study has found.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:40
The government of Pakistan`s Punjab province hopes to combat the menace of dengue by releasing fish in water bodies where dengue mosquitoes breed.
Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 15:22
Health officials in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, have confirmed the deaths of over 200 people, mostly children, due to an outbreak of viral encephalitis.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 14:04
Virginia Tech scientists have found that mosquitoes reared in cooler temperatures have weaker immune systems, making them more susceptible to dangerous viruses and more likely to transmit them to people.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 10:03
Researchers have come a step closer to fighting malaria by isolating a chemical that causes kidney failure in mosquitoes leaving some of the mosquitoes too bloated to survive after feeding.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 19:22
Mosquitoes infected with a strain of bacteria may be used to halt the spread of malaria as they show signs of resistance to the parasite, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 16:13
A new technique that introduces disease-blocking bacteria into mosquitoes may help halt the spread of diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and potentially malaria, according to scientists.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 24, 2013, 15:34
Can mosquitos be injected with a vaccine to prevent them from transmitting the dengue virus to humans? That`s what Australian scientists are working on.