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How to deal with the deadly dengue

With stagnant water becoming breeding ground for mosquitoes, dengue continues to tighten its grip.

24 Jul 2017 1:00 AM

Malaria medicine may help keep Zika at bay

Researchers infected human placental cells with Zika virus. They found that exposure to the virus activated genes related to autophagy.

11 Jul 2017 8:42 PM

Gardening, a powerful weapon in war against malaria

Removing flowers of an invasive shrub from mosquito-prone areas might help reduce malaria transmission.

05 Jul 2017 4:59 PM

Malaria, chikungunya on rise as monsoon sets in

All three municipal corporations have stepped up awareness drive, including through distribution of pamphlets.

04 Jul 2017 1:24 AM

Govt lacks tools to stem virus infection cases: Health officials

Officials said viral infections have claimed nearly 2,500 lives in the state, most as a result of dengue and malaria.

25 Jun 2017 1:58 AM


Crab shell mixture can keep malaria at bay

The solution was sprayed over six water reservoirs at the National Institute of Communicable Disease Centre in Coimbatore in India.

14 May 2017 7:08 PM

Malaria parasite makes body defence weaker

Differences in red blood cell stiffness could influence the parasite's ability to invade

04 Apr 2017 6:43 PM

Malaria kills 150 in Zimbabwe after heavy rains

The most affected regions of the country are in the south where floods cut off access to health clinics.

27 Mar 2017 6:24 PM

Mosquito-bite like vaccine may help cure malaria

The vaccine uses a sporozoite to stimulate an immune reaction in humans

16 Feb 2017 10:27 AM

Malaria parasite attracts mosquitoes through released substance

The smelly odor released from the substance attracts mosquitoes make humans sick

10 Feb 2017 3:56 PM


Malaria spreading faster than can be controlled, scientists say

The rate at which the drug-resistant parasite is spreading will make it difficult for scientists to find appropriate cure

02 Feb 2017 12:17 PM

Malaria depends on number of parasites, not bites: study

Some mosquitoes can be 'hyperinfected', making them particularly likely to pass on the disease

13 Jan 2017 3:41 PM

Malaria vaccine tested by volunteers getting bit

The most advanced malaria vaccine candidate, made with pieces of the parasite, protects only about a third of children.

05 Jan 2017 3:52 PM

3D antibody arrays could help diagnose malaria, TB

Using the thermodynamic principle, the polymers create a single layer to improve the sensors sensitivity

05 Jan 2017 3:11 PM

Lack of funds affecting Malaria progress says WHO

There were still 212 million new cases and 429,000 deaths last year, 43 percent of the population in sub-Saharan Africa weren't protected

13 Dec 2016 9:08 AM


Infant death rate due to pneumonia declines

Estimates for 2015 suggest that 5.9 million children worldwide died before reaching the age of five, including 2.7 million newborns.

12 Nov 2016 11:16 AM