Malaria News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/13/2005
Military Testing New Malaria Drug

Medication derived from Chinese herb could cut deaths by a third, researcher says

1/12/2005
Malaria Makes Comeback In U.S. Soldiers Returning From Afghanistan

Failure to take their medications appears to be the cause, study says

10/15/2004
Malaria Vaccine Success Hailed as Breakthrough

Could save lives of millions of children in developing world

8/24/2004
New Compounds Fight Malaria, Prostate Cancer

Agents that mimic Chinese herbal remedy kill parasites, cancer cells

3/25/2004
Scientists Uncover Malaria's Genetic Workings

Finding could lead to better ways to combat deadly disease

1/7/2004
New Drug Combo Battles Malaria

Therapy including Chinese herbal medicine overcomes drug-resistant disease

10/15/2003
Losing the Race Against Malaria

New drugs needed to stop rising rates of infection, scientist contends

9/25/2003
U.S. West Nile Cases Near 5,000

New record set while CDC reports small malaria outbreak

6/27/2003
Global Action Urged to Cut Child Deaths

Leading medical journal cites simple steps to reduce mortality

11/7/2002
Genetic Shield Found for Malaria

Scientists hope to reproduce it for people without mutation

10/2/2002
Genetic Breakthrough in Malaria

Scientists map genome of parasite and mosquito that carries it

8/15/2002
Taking a Bite Out of Malaria

Vaccine found effective in mice

7/3/2002
DEET Deemed Best at Repelling Pests

Study: Other products don't come close in keeping mosquitoes away

5/22/2002
Scientists Inventing Malaria-Proof Mosquitoes

Process could eventually end the way the disease is spread

2/14/2002
New Malaria Drug Shows Promise

Strips parasites' ability to colonize in monkeys

12/7/2001
Malaria Vaccine Creates Buzz

Shots give significant protection against deadly parasite in African trials

11/26/2001
Genes Found for Mosquitoes' Sense of Scents

Discovery could lead to better, safer repellents

9/26/2001
A Cure for Malaria?

U.S. scientists say genetic engineering is the key

7/12/2001
DDT Linked to Preterm Births

Pesticide may have led to 'unknown epidemic' in U.S. in 1960s, says large-scale study

6/5/2001
Bitten by the Travel Bug?

Malaria remains a high risk in many countries