Pollution Kills 1.7 Million Kids Every Year
The WHO reports that pollution is the main cause of death of 1.7 million kids each year. The report stresses the damages of toxic environments, and recommends some measure to help reduce children's mortality rate.
New Malaria Vaccine Yields Longterm Results After It Passes Human Trial
Promising New Malaria Vaccine Works Longterm By Disabling Key Parasite Genes That Carries The Virus
Malaria Prevention: Study Proves Anemia Can Protect Children Against Malaria
A new study on anemic children in Africa reveals the link of anemia to malaria prevention. However, the protective property is lost when the person takes iron supplements.
New Malaria Vaccine, GAP3KO, Passes First Human Trial With Strong Results
GAP3KO, was created by genetically engineering the malaria parasite that is weakened after removing three genes that allow infection. The genetically attenuated parasites called or "GAPs" are incapable of multiplying in the human liver.
Martin Shkreli's Expensive Malaria, HIV Medication Has Been Recreated By Aussie Schoolboys
Last year, pharmaceutical executive, Martin Shkreli, faced international backlash when he bought the rights to an HIV drug and increased the price by 5,000%. Now, school boys from Australia were able to recreate the key ingredient of the drug at a very cheap price.
MIT Researchers Invented Long-Acting Drug For Possible Malaria, HIV, TB Cure
The drug stays in the stomach for up to two weeks after intake. The pill could be used for possible treatment of Alzheimer's disease and mental illnesses to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.
Malaria Carrying Mosquitos Love Your Stinky Feet
A new study shows that the malaria parasite actually influences mosquitos to love the smell of human sweat. The experiment was conducted with a dirty sock and a lot of mosquitos, both infected and not.
Malaria-Causing Parasites Have A Good Chat
A new study reveals that the parasites causing malaria actually 'talk' to each other.
Malaria-Fighting Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes May Stop Disease Spread
Researchers have come up with an innovative solution to malaria spread by infected Anopheles mosquitoes.