Parasitology (37 News)

25 April - World Malaria Day

Apr 25, 2018 10:00 am
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Malaria is a contagious disease transmitted by mosquitoes. Malaria causes the death of over 1 million people every year, mainly from children under th...

Safe & Efficient Anticoagulant Derived From Mosquito

Apr 15, 2018 10:00 am
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Scientists are learning how to exploit the anti-clotting abilities of molecules in mosquito saliva and use them to create new treatments for disorders...

The Antibacterial That Vanquish Malaria Parasites

Mar 28, 2018 4:00 pm
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An anti-bacterial chemical used in toiletries, triclosan, has been found to interfere with two genes in the malaria parasite during essential parts of...

Using CRISPR Technique To Make Mosquitoes Resistant To Malaria Parasite

Mar 17, 2018 11:00 am
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Deleting a single gene from mosquitoes can make them highly resistant to the malaria parasite and thus much less likely to transmit the parasite to hu...

Accepting a Simple Dare Paralyzed Him For The Rest Of His Life

Mar 13, 2018 3:00 pm
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Accepting a simple dare — eat a garden slug — had devastating consequences for one teenage rugby player in Australia, according to news re...

One Of The Oddest Medical Cases :Tapeworm & Thousands of Its Eggs Inside Man's Eye !!

Mar 7, 2018 11:00 am
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A tapeworm in your gut sounds horrifying enough, but imagine having a tapeworm in your eye. That's what happened to a man in Florida who initia...

From a Party To The Hospital

Mar 6, 2018 12:00 pm
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It sounded like a fun party with friends, family and food. But after this particular celebration in Northern California, a dozen guests wound up sick,...

a Very Promising & Effective Drug Its Only Problem Is Turning The Urine Into Vivid Blue

Feb 12, 2018 1:00 pm
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Tests in West Africa have found that a safe drug long used to treat urinary tract infections is also effective against malaria. But the medication has...

Solving The Mystery That Has Eluded Scientists For Over 300 Year

Feb 5, 2018 10:00 am
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One of the most common gastric diseases in the world is due to a parasitic infection from Giardia parasites. New research has revealed how these patho...

The Mechanism By Which Tick Transmit Viruses To Vertebrates

Jan 10, 2018 12:00 pm
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Scientists have shown for the first time that exosomes from tick cells can aid transmission of viral proteins and genetic material from arthropod to v...

New Potent & Effective Malaria Vaccine

Dec 3, 2017 7:30 pm
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The search for a safe, effective vaccine to protect billions of at-risk people from malaria continues, and the newest study from the German Cancer Res...

The Biggest Ever Genetic Study Of Mosquito's Insecticide Resistance

Nov 30, 2017 8:10 pm
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The largest ever genetic study of mosquitoes reveals the movement of insecticide resistance between different regions of Africa and finds several rapi...

New Surrogate To Replace The Old Soldier (Chloro-quine) In The War Against Malaria

Nov 27, 2017 1:00 pm
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Tulane University researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-superv...

Revealing Oldest Known Case of Liver Parasite Infection

Sep 4, 2017 3:00 pm
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It might have been what the doctor ordered, but it didn’t do the patient much good. A 375-year-old mummified man discovered in South Korea had a...

Fungi use water droplet cannons to fling spores into the breeze

Jul 29, 2017 11:00 am
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Go for launch. Some fungi shoot out their spores at surprisingly high speed in order to disperse them some way away, but exactly how they accomplish t...

Malaria Parasites Adapt With Their Hosts in an Unusual Way

Jul 9, 2017 1:00 pm
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Even though malaria still kills one child every minute, the vast majority of those infected still survive, with roughly 200 million new infections eve...

Eradicating Malaria From Its Source

Jun 22, 2017 9:00 am
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Malaria kills nearly half a million people every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In some of the hardest-hit areas in sub-Sahar...

Doctors Should Be Aware of This Hidden Effect Of Malaria On Patients

Jun 7, 2017 5:00 pm
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Malaria caused by Plasmodium parasites is a life-threatening infectious disease that kills at least half a million people annually while causing over ...

Treating Brain Tumor With Antiparasitic Drug!

May 14, 2017 1:00 pm
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Marc Symons, PhD, professor in The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research's Karches Center for Oncology Research, is examining if a common medic...

Smell helps primates to distinguish members with parasitic infection.

May 13, 2017 8:00 pm
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Researchers from the CNRS have discovered that mandrills use their sense of smell to avoid contamination by intestinal protozoans through contact with...


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