By Nsikan Akpan | May 17, 2013 01:07 PM EDT
UK and Uganda trials of a new malaria test kit give a boost to elimination efforts worldwide.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 09, 2013 02:09 PM EDT
A natural adversary of malaria could be the best tool for fighting its spread.
By John Ericson | Apr 30, 2013 05:59 PM EDT
Through genetic sequencing, a recent study identifies hereditary markers in new, resilient strains of malaria.
By Ansa Varughese | Apr 24, 2013 04:51 PM EDT
CD-3 is a new handheld device that the FDA announced they will deploy to curtail the uncontrollable administration of counterfeit and substandard anti-malarial medication. The first deployment will be tested in Ghana.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 15, 2013 10:56 AM EDT
The tour-wining LPGA golfer is recovering in Las Vegas after having to pull out of a competition in Singapore two weeks ago.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 31, 2012 12:47 PM EST
Researchers found that adding lovastatin, a widely used cholesterol-lowering drug, to traditional anti-malarial treatment decreases neuroinflammation and protects against brain damage in mice infected with cerebral malaria.
By Kate Kelland | Dec 17, 2012 11:07 AM EST
Global funding for the fight against malaria has stalled in the past two years.
By Kate Kelland & Ben Hirschler | Nov 09, 2012 09:23 AM EST
The world's first potential malaria vaccine proved only 30 percent effective in African babies in a crucial trial.
By Kate Kelland | Oct 22, 2012 11:08 AM EDT
Just when it seems things couldn't get any worse for Greece, the exhausted and indebted country has a new threat to deal with: mosquito-borne diseases.
By Makini Brice | Oct 11, 2012 04:27 PM EDT
A team of researchers has managed to track malaria's spread in Kenya using cell phones.
By Stephanie Nebehay | Oct 03, 2012 09:14 AM EDT
A malaria drug made by India's Cipla has been pre-qualified by the World Health Organization, an important step towards its roll-out across Asia.
By Amber Moore | Sep 21, 2012 09:41 AM EDT
Malaria kills thousands of people every year and researchers have been constantly in search of effective treatments. Researchers may soon add one more weapon to the fight against malaria by blocking a key protein in the parasite that prevents it from completing its life cycle.
By Amy Norton | Sep 19, 2012 12:13 PM EDT
After two African villages started using mosquito nets to fight malaria, the local mosquitoes seemed to change their biting habits to skirt the barriers.
By Amber Moore | Sep 05, 2012 02:35 PM EDT
Donated computing power from personal computers can help accelerate anti-malarial drug discovery, researchers say.
By Makini Brice | Aug 31, 2012 12:22 PM EDT
Researchers at South Africa's University of Cape Town have announced that they believe that they have discovered a drug that can cure malaria.