A malaria vaccine will be tested in three African nations to find out if a global scale of vaccination is possible. The vaccine requires that a strict schedule will be followed for administration of the four doses for protection.
Poor environment, lack of access to clean water and medical care raises risk of death among children aged 5 and younger.
Scientists say all the data they have so far indicate that what they have is relatively stable, long-lasting protection. The new vaccine showed no adverse effects on those it was tested on and that the next step is to further test the vaccine's effectiveness over several years in a clinical study.
After four patients travelled to Uganda, they were treated with malaria drugs last year. After a year, malaria returned and showed signs of resistance to the drugs.
A team of researchers discovered a new species of parasites in Australia that share an evolutionary ancestor to Leishmania, a terrifying group of "flesh-eating" parasites.
A drug usually used to combat malaria has been used in patients with brain cancer and do not respond to the targeted treatments.
A team of scientists was inspired by an ancient children's toy to develop an affordable centrifuge to diagnose malaria.
Cattle and cattle sheds play huge roles in the persistence of Malaria in India.
A genetically engineered malaria vaccine shows promise as a potent and effective vaccine against the potentially fatal disease.
Malaria is one of the most dreaded disease that affects hundreds of millions of people with more than 500,000 dying from it annually. And the most disheartening part of it all is that includes innocent children aged 5 and below as singled out in a study from University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.
Experts discover that even though mosquitoes develop immunity, they can be prevented from spreading malaria with the help of insecticide-treated nets.
The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, and American Billionaire, Bill Gates, joined hands to fund $4.3 billion fight against malaria for the next 15 years
Authorities caution health officials that Denmark may be facing the threat of various diseases brought in by various migrants from the Middle East.
How malaria parasites prevent the body's immunity system from fighting the disease has helped scientists to find a new protective technique.
Cancer appears to have leveled off in affluent countries but dramatically increases in less developed societies as more and more people have become accustomed to unhealthy Western lifestyle and habits.