Latest Plasmodium Stories
Scientists have taken an important step towards new malaria treatments by identifying a way to stop malaria parasites from multiplying.
Findings by UC Riverside researchers could help build a new drug to kill the deadly parasite that is becoming resistant to existing drugs
Researchers have identified a potential new weapon and approach for attacking the parasites that cause malaria.
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.
Malaria is one of the major infectious diseases transmitted by mosquitos, with enormous impact on quality of life.
In Europe, bats are normally discussed in the context of endangered species threatened by loss of their habitats. However, in recent years, bats have caught the eye of infection biologists.
Researchers have discovered a surprising diversity of malaria parasites in West African bats as well as new evidence of evolutionary jumps to rodent hosts.
Recurrent episodes of malaria cause chronic inflammation in blood vessels that might predispose to future infections and may increase susceptibility to cardiovascular disease.
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