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2009-07-07 12:32:36

British medical scientists have discovered the anti-malarial drug quinine can block a cell's ability to take up the essential amino acid tryptophan. The University of Nottingham researchers said their finding might explain many of the adverse side-effects associated with quinine, such as nausea, headaches and blurred vision.

2009-06-29 12:34:11

Discovered back in the 1600s quinine was the first effective treatment in the fight against malaria – and it continues to be a commonly used treatment against this devastating disease.

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2009-06-26 11:55:00

Researchers have found that the anti-malarial drug quinine can block a cell's ability to take up the essential amino acid tryptophan, a discovery that may explain many of the adverse side-effects associated with quinine.

2008-10-22 09:00:42

Scientists at Redpoint Bio Corporation (OTCBB: RPBC) have developed a quantitative method to measure and classify the bitter or bad taste of frequently used medicines.

2006-01-18 02:00:47

By Rebecca Harrison JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African inventor has developed an anti-malaria wristwatch to help combat one of Africa's biggest killers by monitoring the blood of those who wear it and sounding an alarm when the parasite is detected.

2006-01-18 02:00:00

A South African inventor has developed an anti-malaria wristwatch to help combat one of Africa's biggest killers by monitoring the blood of those who wear it and sounding an alarm when the parasite is detected.

2005-08-26 19:21:45

A drug derived from an ancient Chinese herb has been shown to reduce the risk of death from severe malaria by a third, potentially saving hundreds of thousands of lives in nations on our doorstep.


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