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2009-09-10 13:35:23

A new study in Bangladesh suggests tigecycline -- the first member of a new class of antibiotics -- might be effective against multi-drug-resistant malaria. Researchers said tigecycline shows significant anti-malarial activity on its own and can be administered in combination with traditional anti-malarial drugs. The increasing drug resistance of Plasmodium falciparum, one of the parasites that cause malaria, has resulted in the search for new anti-malarial therapies.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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