Researchers from the Michigan State University in the US have found that a strain of bacteria called Wolbachia bacterium can infect mosquitoes and make them resistant to the malaria parasite.
The study, published in the journal
The Medical Council of India (MCI) has advised deans of all medical colleges to prescribe generic drugs, parliament was told on Tuesday. The MCI has issued circulars to deans of all medical colleges, directors of post graduate
Zimbabwe wants Indian firms supplying it generic medicines to produce the drugs locally so that its pharmaceutical sector could grow, the country's health minister, Henry Madzorera, has said. ‘Going forward, we desire our
Everybody knows about malaria and what causes it, but did you know that the disease has not loosened its grip on our country? On World Malaria Day 2013, we at Health.india.com, aim to spread awareness about the disease and
Manini Roy (name changed), a 25–year-old banker from Delhi is recovering from malaria. The tropical infectious and mosquito borne disease were perhaps the most unpleasant ten days of her life and could also had been
The number of deaths from malaria might be steadily declining, but health experts believe the mosquito sting continues to pose a grave threat to millions in the country. An estimated one million fresh cases of the disease -
Australian scientists are working on a new way to fight dengue - injecting mosquitos with a vaccine to prevent them from transmitting the dengue virus to humans!
The scientists were in New Delhi looking for a partnership to help
Scientists have developed a new technology that improves understanding of genetic basis of behaviours in mosquitoes and could lead to effective methods to control diseases spread by the insect, says a new study. Virginia Tech
A key discovery related to young malaria parasites' lower sensitivity to drugs could turn the tide against the global scourge, say researchers. The University of Melbourne researchers have shown for the first time that fledgling
A protein which doubles up as a salt pump at the malaria parasite surface could pave the way for a new class of anti-malarial drugs, according to a new discovery. Natalie Spillman from the Research School of Biology (RSB),
According to a new discovery, a protein which doubles up as a salt pump at the malaria parasite surface could pave the way for a new class of anti-malarial drugs.
Natalie Spillman from the Research School of Biology (RSB),
It is not just the millions trickling into the sprawling 58 sq km campus of the Kumbh Mela that officials worry about. There is also an 'army' of mosquitoes to tackle. A day ahead of Mauni Amavasya, the biggest bathing day at the
Malaria parasites like Plasmodium falciparum can wreak havoc in one of the most insidious ways. US scientists have now identified a new way to trap these malaria parasites that hijack their host's natural cellular processes and
Angered over maltreatment, a ‘mentally unstable’ doctor to kill his medical consultant on Thursday, police said. The incident occurred in Narendra Mohan Hospital under Sahibabad police station in Ghaziabad.
Dr Kiran Pal, the