Dengue, Chikungunya, Malaria: Know the causes, symptoms, treatments and preventive measures

Vector-borne diseases like dengue and Chikungunya continue to create havoc in Delhi with toll rising to over 30 even as more than 2800 people have been fatally affected.

Is your town home to Zika? Map reveals details

Zika virus: Accurate and up-to-date information for the geographical ranges of these mosquitoes have been urgently needed to guide surveillance and enhance control capacity for these mosquitoes.

Four reasons why Africa, Bill Gates and Barack Obama want to end malaria

Bill and Melinda Gate's goal of permanently ending transmission of the disease between humans and mosquitoes is more ambitious than the Sustainable Development Goal of ending epidemic levels of malaria by 2030.

Malaria-proof mosquito tool promising but needs more study

Gene drives are done by scientists in order to create Malaria-proof mosquitoes in California lab. They have hatched mosquitoes that spread a malaria-blocking gene every time they reproduce.

ICMR, MoHFW, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh and Sun Pharma in agreement for Malaria Free India

Partnership to demonstrate malaria elimination in over 1,200 villages of MP's Mandla district by FY21

BD Collaborates with Sight Diagnostics

To introduce parasight malaria detection device in India

DBT to strengthen international linkages for research on infectious diseases and vaccine development

Initiates partnership proposal for research on human infectious diseases with Infect-ERA NET A future strategy for Indo – US Vaccine Action Programme (VAP) was discussed at a joint working group recently held in New Delhi,

JP Nadda launches National Framework for Malaria Elimination

Outlines India’s strategy for elimination of the disease by 2030 JP Nadda, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), launched the National Framework for Malaria Elimination (NFME) 2016-2030 in New Delhi, which

Gut microbes can reduce severity of malaria

Micro-organisms in the gut have the potential to reduce the severity of malaria, suggests a new study.

3D structure of ‘causative agent’ of malaria constructed

Providing valuable knowledge for the design of anti-malaria drugs, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) reconstructed the 3D structure of one of the proteins of Plasmodium falciparum, the cau

How malaria parasite invades initial target liver

Researchers have uncovered an essential interaction between malaria parasites and liver cells.

Scientists create malaria-blocking mosquitoes

Scientists have created a strain of mosquitoes capable of rapidly introducing malaria-blocking genes into a mosquito population and eliminate its ability to transmit the disease to humans.

How malaria parasite grows

A team of scientists has explained the key to malaria's rampant growth. Scientists from The University of Nottingham have uncovered the role of cyclin, the protein molecule that drives the growth of malaria within mosquitoes.

Less effective drugs fight malaria more effectively

The fight against malaria can be hard, but a team of researchers has found that the more effective way to beat the disease is to use less effective drugs some of the time.

Nobel Prize-winning anti-worm drug also tackles ‘malaria’

A parasitic-worm-killing drug, whose discovery won the Nobel Prize, can also be effective against malaria, according to a recent study.


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