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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.
Published on Dec 06, 2022 08:33 AM IST
The article has been authored by Gayatri Divecha, head, Good & Green, Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies.
Published on Nov 07, 2022 07:14 PM IST
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.
Published on Nov 02, 2022 10:13 AM IST
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.
Published on Nov 01, 2022 04:53 PM IST
A cancer medication undergoing clinical testing has demonstrated the potential to protect from, cure, and prevent transmission of malaria.
Published on Oct 27, 2022 03:50 PM IST
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?
Published on Sep 22, 2022 02:01 PM IST
Are you or your loved one suffering from malaria? Here are some of the guidelines that are helpful for malaria patients
Updated on Sep 11, 2022 02:30 PM IST
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.
Published on Sep 09, 2022 09:29 PM IST
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
Updated on Aug 24, 2022 11:18 AM IST
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.
Updated on Aug 20, 2022 01:38 PM IST
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
Updated on Jul 26, 2022 01:54 PM IST
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
Updated on Jul 21, 2022 08:59 AM IST
The Karnataka health minister said creating awareness among people is key to fighting malaria and other vector-borne diseases.
Published on Jul 17, 2022 06:17 AM IST
An expert talks about the signs and symptoms of all the common monsoon fevers that could affect you during rainy season.
Published on Jul 13, 2022 09:47 AM IST
The risk of contracting dengue increases manifold during rainy season. Expert shares tips for prevention.
Published on Jul 04, 2022 01:23 PM IST
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.
Published on Jul 03, 2022 02:36 PM IST
Can artificial lights be used to trick malaria-transmitting mosquito species that feed nocturnally into behaving as if it’s daytime?
Published on Jun 04, 2022 05:08 PM IST
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
Updated on Apr 29, 2022 05:46 PM IST
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.
Published on Apr 26, 2022 10:08 AM IST
An event was organised in Bhubaneshwar in line World Health Organisation’s (WHO) global theme, ‘harnessing innovation to reduce malaria and save lives’
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 03:04 PM IST
Ahead of World Malaria Day 2022, check out this list of 3 kitchen or home remedies to fight malaria, as revealed by fitness expert
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 09:33 AM IST
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.
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 09:32 AM IST
Here's what to do when you are not sure whether you have Covid-19, malaria, or both.
Published on Apr 23, 2022 05:20 PM IST
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.
Published on Apr 23, 2022 12:49 PM IST
World Malaria Day 2022: The mosquito-borne parasitic infection, can cause severe symptoms in expecting mothers, including severe anemia, respiratory distress and infant mortality.
Published on Apr 22, 2022 07:15 PM IST
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.
Published on Apr 21, 2022 10:24 AM IST
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.
Published on Mar 16, 2022 10:52 AM IST
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."
Published on Feb 03, 2022 08:46 PM IST
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.
Published on Dec 07, 2021 06:30 AM IST
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.
Published on Nov 16, 2021 08:38 AM IST