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Climate Change Allows Malaria To Reach New Heights
2014-03-07 05:27:57

Scientists have discovered the first concrete evidence that the mosquito-borne disease malaria travels to higher elevations during warmer years and returns to lower altitudes when temperatures become cooler.

2014-03-03 23:01:53

An article featured in The Journal of Parasitology reviews the history of malaria research and examines the various approaches to that research. (PRWEB) March

2014-02-24 07:54:55

Two teams have independently discovered that a single regulatory protein acts as the master genetic switch that triggers the development of male and female sexual forms (termed gametocytes) of the malaria parasite, solving a long-standing mystery in parasite biology with important implications for human health.

Origin Of Deadly Human Malaria Parasite Linked To Primates In Africa
2014-02-21 14:47:20

An international team of scientists has traced the origin of Plasmodium vivax, the second-worst malaria parasite of humans, to Africa

2014-01-29 11:08:56

A school-based intermittent screening and treatment program for malaria in rural coastal Kenya had no benefits on the health and education of school children.

2014-01-03 15:16:01

A newly identified protein and other proteins it interacts with could become effective targets for new drugs to control the parasite that cause toxoplasmosis.

2013-12-23 11:07:23

Scientists have taken an important step towards new malaria treatments by identifying a way to stop malaria parasites from multiplying.

Chemical Modification In Human Malaria Parasite DNA Discovered
2013-12-11 13:24:24

Findings by UC Riverside researchers could help build a new drug to kill the deadly parasite that is becoming resistant to existing drugs

Possible New Weapon Identified To Attack Parasites That CAuse Malaria
2013-11-27 17:08:48

Researchers have identified a potential new weapon and approach for attacking the parasites that cause malaria.

2013-11-14 12:45:34

The world should aim to have vaccines which reduce malaria cases by 75 percent, and are capable of eliminating malaria, licensed by 2030, according to the updated 2013 Malaria Vaccine Technology Roadmap, launched today.


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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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