Contact: Kevin Mayhood email@example.com 216-368-4442 Case Western Reserve University 3 gene mutations appear to be invasion mechanisms IMAGE: Plasmodium vivax has traditionally infected red blood cells of hosts in the Duffy positive blood group but Duffy negative people have been resistant. Click here for more […]
Contact: Liz Williams firstname.lastname@example.org 61-405-279-095 Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Melbourne scientists have made the surprise discovery that malaria parasites can ‘talk’ to each other – a social behaviour to ensure the parasite’s survival and improve its chances of being transmitted to other humans. The finding could provide […]
Researchers Identify How Mosquito Immune System Attacks Specific Infections Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have determined a new mechanism by which the mosquitoes’ immune system can respond with specificity to infections with various pathogens, including the parasite that causes malaria […]
global health Malaria-drug monitoring over the past 30 years has shown that malaria parasites develop resistance to medicine, and the first signs of resistance to the newest drugs have just been observed. At the same time, resistance monitoring at the University of Copenhagen shows that the previously efficacious […]
The malaria species rampant in the Asia-Pacific region has been a significant driver of evolution of the human genome, a new study has shown.
‘Benign’ Malaria Key Driver of Human Evolution in Asia-Pacific ScienceDaily (Sep. 4, 2012) Professor Ivo Mueller led a study that showed the malaria species rampant in the Asia-Pacific region has been a significant driver of evolution of the human genome An international team of researchers has shown that […]
Contact: Charlotte Webber email@example.com 44-020-763-19980 BioMed Central Could a simple vitamin A and zinc supplement help protect young children from malaria” A randomized double blind trial reported in the open access publication, Nutrition Journal, would suggest the answer is yes. Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo of the Institut de Recherche en […]