The first clinical trial assessing two triple artemisinin-based combination therapies (TACTs) for treating malaria has suggested these are effective and present no safety concerns.
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Upon investigating links between the risk of malaria in developing countries and the products demanded by consumers worldwide, researchers have estimated that a significant fraction of the malaria risk in deforestation hotspots is driven by the international trade of products.
The WHO has published 2019’s World Malaria Report, providing an update on global trends and highlighting pregnant women and children as particularly at-risk groups.
Take a look at this month’s industry headlines including results for Takeda’s dengue vaccine, approvals for Merck’s Ebola vaccine and the advent of a siderophore antibiotic – the first of this kind.
Published in Nature, new research elucidates the mechanism behind malarial resistance to piperaquine and suggests how this knowledge could be used to combat its spread.
Take a look at this month’s industry headlines including US FDA approvals for XOFLUZATM and a rapid diagnostic test for…
Scientists believe they have uncovered how Plasmodium falciparum jumped hosts 50,000 years ago; from gorillas to humans. The study demonstrates a novel understanding of how pathogens can jump between species.
Researchers recently profiled the single-cell transcriptomes of thousands of individual parasites to provide the first high-resolution atlas of malaria parasite gene expression across the lifecycle.
B. Joanne Power gives us a summary of the conference highlights from BioMalPar XV, including new strategies for vector control and new insights into the malaria parasite.