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Oxford, Serum initiative: Anti-malaria vaccine’s Phase 3 trials conclude

The R21 malaria vaccine, which is also known as Matrix-M, was designed at the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford, which collaborated with SII in 2020 to manufacture and develop the jab for large-scale supply.

According to WHO, malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by Plasmodium parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes.
According to WHO, malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by Plasmodium parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes.
Published on Dec 06, 2022 08:33 AM IST

Winning the war against malaria through focused strategies

The article has been authored by Gayatri Divecha, head, Good & Green, Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies.

India has made significant strides in its battle against malaria through collaborative partnerships and dedicated efforts from the bottom up.
India has made significant strides in its battle against malaria through collaborative partnerships and dedicated efforts from the bottom up.
Published on Nov 07, 2022 07:14 PM IST

Invasive mosquito linked to new malaria outbreaks in Africa

Researchers have linked an invasive mosquito to recent malaria outbreaks. The species thrives in urban areas and threatens to undo progress in eradicating the disease.

The Anopheles stephensi species of mosquito is typically found in India and Iran, but it has now been spotted in several African countries(Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP)
The Anopheles stephensi species of mosquito is typically found in India and Iran, but it has now been spotted in several African countries(Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP)
Published on Nov 02, 2022 10:13 AM IST

Antibody treatment tested as a new tool against malaria: Research

Malaria killed more than 620,000 people in 2020 and sickened 241 million, mainly children under 5 in Africa. The World Health Organization is rolling out the first authorized malaria vaccine for children, but it is about 30% effective and requires four doses.

Malaria killed more than 620,000 people in 2020 and sickened 241 million, mainly children under 5 in Africa.
Malaria killed more than 620,000 people in 2020 and sickened 241 million, mainly children under 5 in Africa.
Published on Nov 01, 2022 04:53 PM IST

Cancer drugs could potentially be used to fight Malaria: Research

A cancer medication undergoing clinical testing has demonstrated the potential to protect from, cure, and prevent transmission of malaria.

Cancer drugs could potentially be used to fight Malaria: Research(istockphoto)
Cancer drugs could potentially be used to fight Malaria: Research(istockphoto)
Published on Oct 27, 2022 03:50 PM IST

Malaria spike linked to amphibian die-off: Study

Some frogs, salamanders and other amphibians eat hundreds of mosquito eggs each day. Mosquitoes are a vector for malaria. Scientists wondered, could the crash in amphibians have influenced the rise in malaria cases?

Malaria spike linked to amphibian die-off: Study(Unsplash)
Malaria spike linked to amphibian die-off: Study(Unsplash)
Published on Sep 22, 2022 02:01 PM IST

Here's how to take care of malaria patients

Are you or your loved one suffering from malaria? Here are some of the guidelines that are helpful for malaria patients

Here's how to take care of malaria patients (Yaroslav Shuraev)
Here's how to take care of malaria patients (Yaroslav Shuraev)
Updated on Sep 11, 2022 02:30 PM IST

Oxford malaria vaccine: Promising results in trials

Scientists in Oxford, UK, say trials for a new malaria vaccine show it could have a "major impact." They hope to start producing doses by 2023.

Over 95% of the 200 million malaria cases each year are diagnosed in Africa, where fatality rates are highest in infants and babies(AFP)
Over 95% of the 200 million malaria cases each year are diagnosed in Africa, where fatality rates are highest in infants and babies(AFP)
Published on Sep 09, 2022 09:29 PM IST

Monsoon diet tips to keep viruses and illnesses at bay

In addition to seasonal colds, flu and typhoid, mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and stomach infections are common during the monsoon season. Here's a list of what you need to add to your healthy diet plan to keep viruses and illnesses at bay during the rainy season

Monsoon diet tips to keep viruses and illnesses at bay (Spencer Stone )
Monsoon diet tips to keep viruses and illnesses at bay (Spencer Stone )
Updated on Aug 24, 2022 11:18 AM IST

World Mosquito Day 2022: List of vector-borne diseases caused by mosquito bite

World Mosquito Day 2022: Check inside for the list of vector-borne diseases caused by mosquito bite and the type of pathogen that causes the disease in humans.

World Mosquito Day 2022: List of vector-borne diseases caused by mosquito bite(Leonid Danilov)
World Mosquito Day 2022: List of vector-borne diseases caused by mosquito bite(Leonid Danilov)
Updated on Aug 20, 2022 01:38 PM IST

Monsoon babycare tips: 5 ways to keep your baby safe from mosquitoes this season

Prevention methods like coils and aerosol bug sprays may be effective in warding off mosquitoes but may create further health complications to your little one. Here's how to effectively and safely shelter your child from dengue and other mosquito-borne illnesses this monsoon

Monsoon baby care tips: 5 ways to keep your baby safe from mosquitoes this rainy season (Sidhesh Gavali)
Monsoon baby care tips: 5 ways to keep your baby safe from mosquitoes this rainy season (Sidhesh Gavali)
Updated on Jul 26, 2022 01:54 PM IST

Tips to prevent viral infections that may cause serious kidney diseases

Infections that occur in India commonly are due to contamination of food and water like typhoid, acute gastroenteritis, hepatitis A, E and those transmitted by vectors including malaria, leptospirosis, dengue - all more prone to happen during monsoons. Here are tips to prevent it

Kidney health in monsoon: Tips to prevent viral infections that may cause serious kidney diseases (Pinterest)
Kidney health in monsoon: Tips to prevent viral infections that may cause serious kidney diseases (Pinterest)
Updated on Jul 21, 2022 08:59 AM IST

Karnataka will be malaria-free by 2025: Health minister K Sudhakar

The Karnataka health minister said creating awareness among people is key to fighting malaria and other vector-borne diseases.

Mosquitoes are considered among the most dangerous creatures on the planet because of their ability to spread deadly diseases such as malaria. (AFP)
Mosquitoes are considered among the most dangerous creatures on the planet because of their ability to spread deadly diseases such as malaria. (AFP)
Published on Jul 17, 2022 06:17 AM IST

Monsoon fevers: 6 types of fever that can affect you apart from Covid

An expert talks about the signs and symptoms of all the common monsoon fevers that could affect you during rainy season.

Monsoon fevers are quite common during the season and experts say people should not self-diagnose themselves(Pixabay)
Monsoon fevers are quite common during the season and experts say people should not self-diagnose themselves(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 13, 2022 09:47 AM IST

Effective tips to avoid dengue during monsoon

The risk of contracting dengue increases manifold during rainy season. Expert shares tips for prevention.

It is best to avoid the disease by keeping a check on mosquito breeding and wearing clothes that fully cover your body so that mosquito bites can be prevented.(Pixabay)
It is best to avoid the disease by keeping a check on mosquito breeding and wearing clothes that fully cover your body so that mosquito bites can be prevented.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:23 PM IST

How viruses can change your scent to make you more attractive to mosquitoes

Viruses can alter a person’s body odour to make it more attractive to mosquitoes, leading to more bites that allow a virus to spread.

How mosquitoes seek out and feed on their hosts are important factors in how a virus circulates in nature.(AFP)
How mosquitoes seek out and feed on their hosts are important factors in how a virus circulates in nature.(AFP)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 02:36 PM IST

Artificial light may become a new weapon in the fight to control malaria

Can artificial lights be used to trick malaria-transmitting mosquito species that feed nocturnally into behaving as if it’s daytime? 

Malaria remains a menace across Africa. The continent carries by far the world’s largest disease burden: 94% of cases and 96% of deaths occur across the continent.(Unsplash)
Malaria remains a menace across Africa. The continent carries by far the world’s largest disease burden: 94% of cases and 96% of deaths occur across the continent.(Unsplash)
Published on Jun 04, 2022 05:08 PM IST

5 Yoga exercise tips to speed up your recovery from malaria

The most important factor to consider when recovering from malaria is your immunity. While diet restrictions are a must, adding exercise to fitness routine will help strengthen immune system. Check out these 5 tips by Yoga expert to speed up your recovery from the mosquito-borne infectious disease

5 Yoga exercise tips to speed up your recovery from malaria (Pixabay)
5 Yoga exercise tips to speed up your recovery from malaria (Pixabay)
Updated on Apr 29, 2022 05:46 PM IST

Karnataka Health Minister sets target to make state Malaria free by 2027

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Monday asked the Health Department officials to take it as a challenge and make the state Malaria free by 2027, three years before the Union government target of 2030.

Karnataka health minister Dr K Sudhakar sets target to make state Malaria free by 2027, three years before the Union government target of 2030.
Karnataka health minister Dr K Sudhakar sets target to make state Malaria free by 2027, three years before the Union government target of 2030.
Published on Apr 26, 2022 10:08 AM IST

World Malaria Day: Odisha calls for innovation to fight vector-borne disease

An event was organised in Bhubaneshwar in line World Health Organisation’s (WHO) global theme, ‘harnessing innovation to reduce malaria and save lives’

Representational image.
Representational image.
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 03:04 PM IST

World Malaria Day 2022: Health expert shares 3 kitchen remedies to fight malaria

Ahead of World Malaria Day 2022, check out this list of 3 kitchen or home remedies to fight malaria, as revealed by fitness expert

World Malaria Day 2022: Health expert shares 3 kitchen remedies to fight malaria (Pixabay)
World Malaria Day 2022: Health expert shares 3 kitchen remedies to fight malaria (Pixabay)
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 09:33 AM IST

World Malaria Day 2022: Yoga asanas to boost immunity and improve breathing

World Malaria Day 2022: “Practising yoga regularly can help to lower our stress levels and keep us calm. Stress is also known as a silent killer as it has a deadly impact on our immune system,” Akshar pointed out.

World Malaria Day 2022: Yoga asanas to boost immunity and improve breathing(Unsplash)
World Malaria Day 2022: Yoga asanas to boost immunity and improve breathing(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 09:32 AM IST

World Malaria Day 2022: How to know if your fever is due to Covid-19 or malaria

Here's what to do when you are not sure whether you have Covid-19, malaria, or both.

Covid-19 and malaria may have a number of symptoms like fever, difficulty in breathing, fatigue and headaches in common.(Pixabay)
Covid-19 and malaria may have a number of symptoms like fever, difficulty in breathing, fatigue and headaches in common.(Pixabay)
Published on Apr 23, 2022 05:20 PM IST

World Malaria Day 2022: Yoga asanas to relieve symptoms of fever

World Malaria Day 2022: From Anulom Vilom Pranayama to the Matsyasana, here are six yoga asanas which can be performed in case of fever during Malaria. These asanas will help in relieving the symptoms of fever.

World Malaria Day 2022: Yoga asanas to relieve symptoms of fever(Unsplash)
World Malaria Day 2022: Yoga asanas to relieve symptoms of fever(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 23, 2022 12:49 PM IST

World Malaria Day 2022: Why pregnant women are at risk of severe disease

World Malaria Day 2022: The mosquito-borne parasitic infection, can cause severe symptoms in expecting mothers, including severe anemia, respiratory distress and infant mortality.

Malaria in pregnancy threatens the well-being of the mother and her developing fetus (File)
Malaria in pregnancy threatens the well-being of the mother and her developing fetus (File)
Published on Apr 22, 2022 07:15 PM IST

World Malaria Day 2022: Lesser-known symptoms of malaria to watch out for

World Malaria Day 2022: Malaria can also cause low blood sugar, kidney failure or seizures.  Here are other lesser-known symptoms of the mosquito-borne disease.

World Malaria Day is observed every year on April 25 (Unsplash)
World Malaria Day is observed every year on April 25 (Unsplash)
Published on Apr 21, 2022 10:24 AM IST

Malaria drug could combat chemotherapy-resistant head, neck cancers: Study

Previous research showed that a protein called TMEM16A is linked with cisplatin resistance in patient tumours. Overexpression of this protein, which occurs in about 30% of head and neck cancers, is also associated with decreased survival.

Malaria drug could combat chemotherapy-resistant head, neck cancers: Study(Pexels)
Malaria drug could combat chemotherapy-resistant head, neck cancers: Study(Pexels)
Published on Mar 16, 2022 10:52 AM IST

Malaria control in young children saves lives into adulthood: Study

Dr Salim Abdulla, Principal Scientist at IHI and study author, said: "We have known for a long time that bed nets save young lives, but we never knew for sure how long the benefits persisted. Our study shows that preventing malaria in early childhood has effects that last into adulthood."

Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease caused by a parasite that commonly infects a certain type of mosquito which feeds on humans. Now, for the first time, a 22-year study in Tanzania has said that bed nets saved lives in the long run, which indicated that children who slept under them at an early age were more likely to survive into adulthood.(Unsplash)
Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease caused by a parasite that commonly infects a certain type of mosquito which feeds on humans. Now, for the first time, a 22-year study in Tanzania has said that bed nets saved lives in the long run, which indicated that children who slept under them at an early age were more likely to survive into adulthood.(Unsplash)
Published on Feb 03, 2022 08:46 PM IST

Malaria deaths rose by 69,000 in 2020 due to Covid-19 disruptions: WHO

About two-thirds of the additional malaria deaths in 2020 were due to coronavirus restrictions disrupting prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of malaria, the WHO said.

In total over 627,000 people globally were killed by malaria last year (Representational Image / AP)
In total over 627,000 people globally were killed by malaria last year (Representational Image / AP)
Published on Dec 07, 2021 06:30 AM IST

Malaria vaccines may improve with new information on naturally acquired immunity

The body's immune system uses some other types of cells to fight malaria. The study finds that the antibodies look different, depending on whether you have been vaccinated or infected. And that means that the body launches some other defence mechanism.

Malaria vaccines may improve with new information on naturally acquired immunity(Unsplash)
Malaria vaccines may improve with new information on naturally acquired immunity(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 16, 2021 08:38 AM IST
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