Here's how mild reduction in food intake can protect against cerebral malaria

A team of scientists has identified two molecular pathways that can lead to new therapeutic targets for cerebral malaria and also, discovered a novel link between food intake during the early stages of infection and the outcome of the disease.

New compound can destroy malaria in 48 hours

 A promising new anti-malarial compound tricks the immune system to rapidly destroy red blood cells infected with the malaria parasite without damaging healthy cells, a new study has found.

New technique developed to disrupt malaria genes

Scientists have discovered a new way to manipulate genes of parasite that causes malaria disease.

New molecules may help treat malaria

Scientists have discovered a new molecules that can kill the malaria parasite, paving way for effective treatment for the disease.

Try an anti-malaria cocktail this New Year!

This is one cocktail that may induce a hangover in the deadly malaria parasite plasmodium falciparum.

New treatment brings hope for malaria patients

In view of increasing cases of malaria treatment failures reported across the globe, scientists have now identified a way to stop malaria parasites from multiplying, raising hope for a new malaria treatment.

Why most life-threatening malaria carrying parasites only infect humans

Researchers have explained why parasites carrying the deadliest form of malaria only infect humans.

New drug target to help fight malaria identified

A team of researchers has identified a key metabolic enzyme that is required by the common malaria parasites at all stages of its life cycle for survival in humans.

Why malaria turns fatal for some kids

A new study suggests that chronic inflammation of blood vessels may be the cause of high childhood mortality in malaria infected regions.

Edible malarial vaccine can help protect against cholera

Biologists at UC San Diego demonstrated last May that algae can be engineered to produce a vaccine that blocks malaria transmission.

Statin drug may help in fighting malaria effects

It has been found that adding lovastatin, a widely used cholesterol-lowering drug, to traditional antimalarial treatment decreases neuroinflammation and protects against cognitive impairment in a mouse model of cerebral malaria.

Newly identified compounds can rapidly kill malarial parasites

Researchers have identified two new chemical compounds that can rapidly kill the blood-borne Plasmodium parasites that cause malaria.

`Humanized` mice enable malaria research breakthrough

Researchers at Seattle Biomedical Research Institute have made e a breakthrough that will greatly accelerate studies of the most lethal forms of human malaria.

How parasites cause most lethal form of malaria

Malaria parasites are able to bind to cells in the brain and cause cerebral malaria – the most lethal form of the disease.

Combo drug therapy may help cut malaria by 30%

Malaria infections among infants can be reduced by up to 30 per cent when antimalarial drugs are given intermittently over a 12-month period, a new study has revealed.

Tripura declared "malaria-prone"

Tripura has been declared malaria prone following the detection of 346 positive cases of Plasmodium Falciparum (PF) in the state in the last one month, official sources said today.

Tripura declared "malaria-prone"

Tripura has been declared malaria prone following the detection of 346 positive cases of Plasmodium Falciparum (PF) in the state in the last one month, official sources said today.

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 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 parasite’s new pathway found

This new research reveals an alternative pathway used by the parasite to enter red blood cells.