Tag Archives: antimalarial

Modified mosquitoes to eradicate malaria?

Researchers claim they have managed to genetically engineer mosquitoes which can resist the malaria infection, doing it in such a way that can nearly ensure the trait will rapidly spread through a population. Californian researchers have utilised a cutting edge … Continue reading

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Malaria moving to higher altitudes due to climate change

Rising temperatures and climate change could put people living in the tropics at risk of contracting the mosquito-borne malaria, according to scientists who have spent two decades monitoring the deadly disease within two densely populated mountainous regions in South America … Continue reading

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Holiday and Travel packing checklist

Christmas is now almost a forgotten memory as we approach the end of January. A long five-week month after Christmas has left many of us skint and the struggle to stick to our New Year’s resolutions will simply be adding … Continue reading

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Andy Murray and Lionel Messi join campaigns to combat malaria

Famous sporting figures from around the world have offered their help in the battle against the potentially-deadly disease malaria. Tennis star Andy Murray, who yesterday defeated Russian Mikhail Youzhny to reach the quarter finals of Wimbledon, has lent his support … Continue reading

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Malaria-infected mosquitoes more enticed by human odour

Malaria-carrying mosquitoes are more drawn to human scent compared with mosquitoes that do not carry the parasite, suggests the findings of a new study. For the study, led by Dr James Logan of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical … Continue reading

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