Jammu and Kashmir
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Abu Salem has malaria, refuses treatment at hospital
Jailed gangster Abu Salem, who is suffering from malaria, has refused to get admitted to a hospital,...
Gillard welcomes collaborative malaria research
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Friday welcomed the scientific communities of India and Aust...
Anti-malaria drug produced from tobacco plants
Researchers have genetically engineered tobacco plants to produce the anti-malaria drug, Artemisinin...
Kenya plans fighting diseases with mobile phones
Researchers in Kenya are advocating use of mobile phones to enable people seek timely help against d...
Text messages can improve malaria care
Researchers have indicated that sending text messages to health workers about malaria treatments cou...
Smelly feet used as a trap for mosquitoes?
The scientists first came up with the idea after seeing how mosquitoes were drawn to smelly socks. ...
New malaria vaccine set to enter human trials
A malaria vaccine that will protect against all known strains of the deadly parasite will embark on ...
Reddy orders long-term plan for malaria prevention
Andhra CM Reddy asks district administration to prepare a long-term plan for prevention of malaria i...
`Take steps to check water borne diseases`
Karnataka has reported 664 cases of malaria so far this year as against 7674 cases & 11 deaths in 20...
New ‘powerful’ vaccination strategy fights malaria
The new approach works by eliciting an immune response that can combat the malarial parasite during ...
Scientists envisage vaccines for malaria, TB, HIV/AIDS by 2020
Scientists envisage that by 2020 there would be vaccines for malaria, TB, and HIV/AIDS.
A bug that nips malaria in the bud
Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a bug that nips malaria in the bud.
Research project for developing anti-malaria drug
Malaria is a common infectious disease with an estimated mortality of 1.5 to 2.7 mn people every yea...
`HIV drugs can also kill malaria parasites`
A particular protein called Ddi 1 from Leishmania parasites is sensitive to anti-HIV inhibitors.
Soon, genetically modified mosquitoes to curb malaria
Genetically modified mosquitoes that are unable to transmit malaria developed.
How sickle haemoglobin protects against malaria
A study has unravelled the molecular mechanism whereby sickle cell haemoglobin confers a survival ad...
Cabinet approves Rs 417 crore for malaria control in northeast
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved an intensified malaria control pr...
Genetically modified fungus could fight malaria
Scientists are trying to engineer a new weapon in the battle against malaria: a mutant fungus.
Govt to provide medicated mosquito nets
678 people died due to malaria and 104 due to dengue across the country last year.
Trees cocooned by spiders could cut malaria risk
It has been reported that mosquitoes are being trapped in trees cocooned with spiders’ webs, reducin...
Malaria drug ‘may slow pancreatic cancer growth’
Scientists say they have slowed the growth of notoriously resistant pancreatic tumors in mice.
`Global deaths from AIDS, malaria, diarrhea declining`
Scientists are making headway in fighting diseases such as AIDS, malaria and diarrhea.
New way found to kill malaria parasite
A class of chemotherapy drugs also kills the parasite that causes malaria.
`Synthetic vaccine may help combat malaria, HIV-AIDS`
Scientists have developed a new type of nanoparticle which they say can treat malaria and HIV-AIDS.
Engineered fungus to be a potent tool against malaria
Spraying mosquitoes with the transgenic fungus significantly reduced parasite development.
Transgenic fungi may help fight malaria: Study
Researchers created their transgenic anti-malarial fungus by starting with Metarhizium anisopliae.
Malaria biggest enemy of Indian border guards in northeast
Malaria poses a bigger threat than insurgents and smugglers to Border Security Force (BSF) men poste...
Seaweed defense offers clues against malaria
Callophycus serratus seemed particularly adept at fighting off microbial infections, said the study.
Malaria drug may help treat dementia
Frontotemporal dementia is caused by breakdown of nerve cells in frontal and temporal region of brai...
Malaria parasite caught invading red blood cells
Scientists have for the first time caught malaria parasites in the act of invading red blood cells.
Vaccine slashes malaria risk by half
The latest study indicates that the jab reduces the risk of malaria infection by 46% over 15 mths.
Lancet report on malaria ridiculous: Orissa
The Orissa govt today termed Lancet`s report on malaria deaths in the state as "ridiculous".
Anti-malaria drive saving lives: WHO
A growth in efforts to curtail malaria is saving hundreds of thousands of lives each year, says WHO.
Malaria can be wiped out in a decade
The deadliest type of malaria could be wiped out in most parts of the world in 10 to 15 years.
Malaria to strike J&K by 2030
Himalayan states like Jammu and Kashmir will for the first time come in the grip of malaria by 2030.
Cerebral malaria linked to epilepsy
Almost a third of cerebral malaria survivors developed epilepsy or other behavioral disorders.
Malaria drug could save 100,000 child lives a year
Replacing quinine by artesunate for the treatment of malaria can save life of 100,000 children a yea...
Eliminating malaria impossible without vaccine
Experts call for malaria to be eliminated, but say without a vaccine, it may be impossible.
India, Canada join hands to tackle malaria
Researchers from India, Canada come together to form an international malaria research consortium.
High-resolution microarray used to advance malaria research
Scientists used a high-density SNP array for the malaria vector mosquito to reveal new insights into...
`Malaria mosquitoes evolving into new species`
In a startling discovery that has implications for combating malaria, scientists have found that t...
New findings may hold key to malaria vaccines
Out of the 72 molecular switches of the malaria parasite, over a third of these switches can be disr...
India`s malaria deaths 13 times more than WHO estimate
Malaria claims more than 200,000 lives in India every year, a new study has claimed.
Malaria mortality rate underestimated in India
The number of deaths from vector-borne disease malaria in India has been vastly underestimated.
New gene study paves way for more anti-malaria treatments
Scientists have discovered genes that are capable of making some malaria-carrying mosquitoes resista...
Malaria funding still less than half of needs: Study
Funding for malaria has risen sharply but still has to double to meet needs.
`Malaria funding still less than half of needs`
Global financing has risen by 166 percent since 2007, from 730 mn dollars to around 1.94 bn dollars.
Malaria parasite’s new pathway found
This new research reveals an alternative pathway used by the parasite to enter red blood cells.
Gorillas transmitted malaria to humans
A new research reveals Gorillas first transmitted malaria parasite to humans thousands of years ago.
Global anti-malaria fight still fragile: Report
The global fight against malaria is saving more and more lives, especially among children in Afric...
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