UK government sets up bn fund to fight malaria

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

The UK government is to create a new bn fund aimed at eradicating malaria and other infectious diseases.

Scientists find key to malaria growth

Posted in Science on 14th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Protein molecules called cyclins cause cells to divide rapidly in the malaria parasite. Malaria is responsible for nearly half a million deaths a year.

Nobel-winning drug 'tackles malaria'

Posted in Medicine on 29th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

A parasitic-worm-killing drug, whose discovery won the Nobel prize, may also cut cases of malaria, say researchers.

Drug-resistant malaria can infect African mosquitoes

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The scientists say the consequences of this would be dire, putting millions of lives at risk.

2015's Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to Breakthroughs in Fighting Malaria and Parasites

Posted in Medicine on 5th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Two discoveries have provided a new means to combat these debilitating diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people annually.