By Susan Scutti | Tue, 10/29/2013 - 17:00
Researchers of a mosquito species discover that during sex, a male hormone stimulates egg development. Someday, they hope to impair the ability of the species to reproduce and so prevent malaria.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 13:34
GlaxoSmithKline hopes to have the first ever malaria vaccine reach children in Africa by 2015.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 09/26/2013 - 21:07
Britain’s promise to provide $1.6 billion to a global fundraising group is the second largest amount of money pledged, next to the U.S.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 09/19/2013 - 10:37
A prescription ban for the anti-malarial drug mefloquine has been issued for the US Army’s elite forces, including the Green Berets.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 08/16/2013 - 18:01
The Chinese-African medical relationship has been in place since the mid 20th century, and Chinese President Xi plans to strengthen it in the coming years.
By John Ericson | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 16:54
A new malaria vaccine has been tested on a small group of volunteers, US health officials announced Thursday.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 07/02/2013 - 12:05
When hit with laser light, blood cells emit sound waves that could be used to diagnose blood disorders, according to research from Toronto.
By Ansa Varughese | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 12:39
Researchers found that malaria-causing parasites manipulate a mosquito's sense of smell to enhance spread of the disease.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 05/29/2013 - 13:03
Scientists have isolated the gene in mosquitoes that would normally help them track humans and avoid bug repellents.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 15:48
Although they may seem relatively harmless, a mere annoyance that spoils our leisure time, mosquitoes can pose serious health risks.
By Nsikan Akpan | Fri, 05/17/2013 - 13:07
UK and Uganda trials of a new malaria test kit give a boost to elimination efforts worldwide.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 14:09
A natural adversary of malaria could be the best tool for fighting its spread.
By Elijah Wolfson | Tue, 04/30/2013 - 17:59
Through genetic sequencing, a recent study identifies hereditary markers in new, resilient strains of malaria.