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Indian-origin scientist offers hope for malaria prevention

Malaria is a serious disease, which has caused nearly 400,000 deaths worldwide and in India and infected 1.3 million people.

03 Aug 2018 2:54 PM

13 malaria, four cases of dengue last week

Cases of vector-borne diseases are usually reported between July and November, but the period may stretch to mid-December.

31 Jul 2018 5:54 AM

Immunity protein at birth reduces childhood malaria risk, says study

Childhood malaria remains one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality resulting in 500,000 deaths annually.

27 Jul 2018 8:46 PM

Malaria spreading faster than dengue

40 people affected so far, says municipal report.

26 Jun 2018 6:16 AM

Heavy rains lash Mumbai: 9 tips to protect your health this monsoon

Problems like cough, cold, fever, eye infections, malaria, dengue and hepatitis become very common during the monsoon.

07 Jun 2018 2:29 PM


Body odour may help identify malaria: study

Blood tests do not necessarily pick up infection with the plasmodium parasite, especially at low parasite densities.

15 May 2018 7:40 PM

Altered body odour can indicate Malaria, says study

According to a study conducted by the Penn State, suddenly altered body odour indicates malaria even if the microscope doesn’t.

15 May 2018 10:39 AM

Discovery of malaria parasite survival genes offers new targets

Latest World Health Organization (WHO) data show that 216 million people were infected last year with the malaria parasite.

07 May 2018 8:21 AM

Here's who is primarily responsible for dengue transmission

The World Health Organization currently focuses disease surveillance efforts on detecting outbreaks.

05 May 2018 1:49 PM

All you need to know about malaria

Also find out about the symptoms.

25 Apr 2018 3:27 PM


'Caffeine used to create novel gels for drug delivery'

Drugs carried by this kind of material could be chewable or easier to swallow.

16 Apr 2018 5:15 PM

New weapon in malaria fight - a better bed net

The vast majority of deaths were in children under the age of five in the poorest parts of sub-Saharan Africa.

15 Apr 2018 3:07 PM

12 dengue, chikungunya cases recorded in city

At least 10 people had died in Delhi due to dengue last year. Five of the 10 victims were not Delhi residents, but had died in the capital.

10 Apr 2018 6:35 AM

Dengue strikes early, 10 cases reported in three months

The vector-borne disease had affected 9,271 people here in 2017.

04 Apr 2018 2:45 AM

Two malaria, dengue cases due to early summer

Experts have said that warm winters and early summers could be the reason behind unseasonal cases.

27 Mar 2018 4:47 AM


Deadliest strains may help design malaria vaccine

This is the first time anyone has taken the parasite genes that are in the blood of patients and sequenced everything that's there.

25 Mar 2018 2:27 PM

How civic bodyhalts spread of diseases

For this, the civic body has appointed NGO volunteers to conduct this activity and issue notices wherever larvae are found.

23 Mar 2018 6:54 AM

New antibody may help prevent malaria: study

It is caused by the Plasmodium parasite and spread to humans through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito.

20 Mar 2018 6:57 PM

9 cases of dengue reported in capital

As per a civic report released on Monday, two cases of malaria and three cases of chikungunya, both in February, were reported.

06 Mar 2018 1:14 AM

Bill Gates backs Central America malaria elimination plan with USD 31 million

New money would also help leverage more than $100 million in domestic financing and $39 million of existing donor money in region by 2022.

25 Jan 2018 8:11 AM