Tag: plasmodium falciparum

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...

Building a better malaria vaccine: Mixing the right cocktail

A safe and effective malaria vaccine is high on the wish list of most people concerned with global health. Results published on December 26...

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...

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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