Tag archive for ‘plasmodium’
By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Malaria: Penn State researchers describe target for combatting drug-resistant parasites

A newly described protein could be an effective target for combatting drug-resistant malaria parasites. The protein, the transcription factor PfAP2-I, regulates a number of genes involved with the parasite’s More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Crowdfunding To Combat Malaria

A recent crowdfunding campaign, launched on May 06, 2014, has already received national attention for it’s lofty but entirely feasible goal: eliminate the scourge of malaria by raising $250,000 to develop a robot More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Scottish researcher discovers how Plasmodium allows human to human transmission

The breakthrough achieved by the University of Glasgow/Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute team has been to identify the way the parasite flicks the switch that allows transmission to take place. Plasmodium falciparum More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 24th, 2010

Increases in babesiosis seen in New York according to DOH

A relatively rare tick borne parasitic infection is being reported with increased frequency in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley according to the New York State Department of Health and infectious disease physicians More...

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