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  • Nanoparticles help with malaria diagnosis

    Malaria is caused by parasites transmitted by mosquito bite. The most dangerous form of malaria is malaria tropica. Left untreated, it is fatal in most cases. An early diagnosis is vital for the timely and right kind of therapy. There are five different types of parasites at the origin of the diseas more

  • Could this be malaria's Achilles heel?

    Portuguese researchers at Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM) Lisboa have identified a defence mechanism by which the malaria parasite can survive inside its host's liver cells, a crucial stage where the parasite acquires the capacity to infect red blood cells causing the symptoms associated with more

  • New anti-malarial lead compound successfully tested

    Researchers in a team headed by Professor Thomas Kurz at the Institute of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) have successfully tested an optimised lead compound in animal experiments that acts against plasmodia, i.e. malaria parasites. Lead compounds more

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Videos Malaria

2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 goes to William Campbell & Satoshi Ōmura "for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites" and Youyou Tu "for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria". more

Events Malaria

23-05 – 25-05
Heidelberg, DE

EMBL Conference: BioMalPar XIV: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

Malaria remains one of the most significant global public health challenges, with more than 300 million clinical cases world-wide each year. The lack of an effective licensed vaccine and the continual emergence of drug-resistant malaria parasites make the search for new control and prevention strate

Publications Malaria

  • Plasmepsins on the antimalarial hit list

    The spread of multidrug-resistant “super malaria” throughout Southeast Asia ( 1 , 2 ) offers another stern warning that new antimalarial drugs are needed urgently. Our present-day arsenal of antimalarials have poorly understood mechanisms of action, and no single drug targets all of the life-cycle s more

  • Drug-resistant malaria advances in Mekong

    Some malaria researchers say their worst fears are coming true. A malaria parasite resistant to resistant to a first-line artemisinin combination therapy has rapidly made its way in an arc from western Cambodia, through northeastern Thailand, to southern Laos; now, it has landed in southern Vietnam, more

  • Transcriptomic and network analyses combine to identify genes that drive the red blood cell cycle of Plasmodium falciparum

    Transcriptomic and network analyses combine to identify genes that drive the red blood cell cycle of Plasmodium falciparumXinran Yu; Hao Zhang; Timothy G. Lilburn; Hong Cai; Jianying Gu; Turgay Korkmaz; Yufeng WangInternational Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics, Vol. 18, No. 3 (2017) pp. 17 more

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Market studies Malaria

  • Uganda Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2012

    BMI View: Economic growth and the resulting increase in Uganda's middle-class population will lead to rising demand for quality healthcare services as incomes improve. Investment into private healthcare facilities in Uganda in order to meet the demand for services is therefore an advisable business more

  • Malaria – Pipeline Review, H2 2012

    Introduction Global Markets Direct’s, 'Malaria - Pipeline Review, H2 2012', provides an overview of the indication’s therapeutic pipeline. This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Malaria, complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued more

  • Zimbabwe Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2012

    BMI View: The outlook for Zimbabwean healthcare and pharmaceuticals will be more affected by the general election in November than any industry-specific factors. Furthermore, BMI does not foresee much of an improvement in Zimbabwe’s investment environment while Zanu PF remains in power and liquidity more

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Malaria Malaria is a vector -borne infectious disease caused by protozoan parasite s. It is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions, including parts of the Americas , Asia , and Africa . Each year, it causes disease in approximately 5 ... more


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