Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 09:27
Drug-resistant malaria parasites are now firmly established in border regions in four Southeast Asian countries, imperilling global efforts to control the disease, experts have warned.
Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:54
Tired of using mosquito repellents that appear ineffective nowadays? A new smartphone app can rescue you from that imminent bite.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 17:59
Several leading hospitals in Delhi were found to be breeding sites for aedes and anopheles mosquito which causes dengue and malaria respectively during the inspection by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) teams.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 17:33
Malaria toll continues to rise in Tripura with at least 67 people having died from the disease and many stricken ill within a month, a minister said here Sunday.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 13:35
A potential new dengue vaccine - the first to reach phase 3 clinical testing - has demonstrated that it provides 56 per cent protection against the disease in Asian children, according to a new research.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 13:41
Malaria may alter the way people smell to make them more alluring to mosquitoes, according to a new finding that can help detect the deadly disease non-invasively through body odour.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 20:47
Scientists have found that a single genetic mutation causes mosquitoes to develop resistance to DDT and to insecticides used in anti-malaria nets.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 16:16
Nazi German scientists secretly planned to breed `super-mosquitoes` infested with malaria that could be air-dropped into enemy territory during World War II, a researcher has claimed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 17:36
A rare 46-million-year-old mosquito fossil containing dried animal blood in its belly has been discovered for the first time in a Montana riverbed in the US.
Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 16:59
When dengue advances into the critical stage it can result in bleeding, low levels of blood platelets or dangerously low blood pressure.
Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 22:50
Over 60,000 households have failed an inspection against mosquito breeding.
Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 20:00
An alarming 142 cases of dengue have been detected in August in the city, the highest this year, prompting the municipal bodies to step up preventive measures.
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