How the immune system fights off malaria

How the immune system fights off malaria

The parasites that cause malaria are exquisitely adapted to the various hosts they infect — so studying the disease in mice doesn’t necessarily reveal information that could lead to drugs effective against human disease. Now, … Read more

Drug Wipes Out Deadliest Malaria Parasite Through Starvation

An antimalarial agent developed by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University proved effective at clearing infections caused by the malaria parasite most lethal to humans – by literally starving the parasites … Read more

Antifungal compound found on tropical seaweed has promising antimalarial properties

A group of chemical compounds used by a species of tropical seaweed to ward off fungus attacks may have promising antimalarial properties for humans. The compounds are part of a unique chemical signaling system that seaweeds use to battle enemies …

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