Latest The Effect of Climate Change on Human Health - Malaria Stories

2008-06-26 15:02:24

A U.S.-led international team of scientists said it's determined extreme climatic weather events can produce a sharp increase in infectious diseases.

2008-04-07 09:50:00

Not only will global warming affect the average air and sea temperature, it also magnifies the risk of disease and hunger in poor underdeveloped countries, according to the World Health Organization

2007-04-03 09:00:00

By Duncan, Kirsty For the first twenty years that climate change garnered international attention, gender issues were not on the agenda - although women (1) are generally poorer than men, and (2) are more dependent than men on primary resources (e.g.

2005-10-24 23:26:28

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Tucked away in a small corner of India's National Institute of Communicable Diseases are 100,000 mosquitoes, plague-hit rats, guinea worms and wild birds infected with Japanese Encephalitis.

2005-08-09 15:37:57

Malaria remains a devastating problem in Africa and understanding the factors affecting its transmission remains a crucial part of the effort to combat the disease. A new study published in the premier open access journal PLoS Biology conducted in Western Kenya by Jacob Koella and colleagues now reveals that mosquitoes are more attracted to children with the infectious stages of malaria than to those infected with non-transmissible forms of the disease or to uninfected people.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.