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Fighting malaria with smelly socks
Although scientists have yet to develop a vaccine against malaria, new study at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine may have found a way to, literally, “sock it” to mosquitoes that carry the deadly disease, by...
Malaria-infacted mosquitoes: How to protect your children
Mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite are more attracted to human body odor than uninfected insects, a study suggests.Researchers found that infected insects were three times more likely to be lured towards a human scent.They ran two tests, the...
Malaria-infected mosquitoes are more attracted to human scent
According to BBC News on Thursday, a new study suggests that mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite are more attracted to human bodyodorthan uninfected insects.Entomologists at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine gave malaria...
Rowan Williams becomes new chair of Christian Aid
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will soon take on new responsibilities as the chair of the board of trustees of Christian Aid, an organization based in London, England that helps poor and underprivileged people all over the world.According...
Poetry and Science, Method and Malaria
BANGKOK, Thailand2012 Joint International Tropical Medicine MeetingDecember 13, 2012I opened with a guided meditation where I asked all in attendance to close their eyes and to imagine a woman lying on the floor in an African village. She's...
Fast action required to stop Malaria in Greece
If you're planning to travel to Greece over the holidays, take heed: Scientists warned Greek authorities Friday that they must urgently step up control of mosquitoes and surveillance of infected people to stop malaria from re-establishing itself...
Greece in a battle with mosquito-borne diseases
The Southern European country of Greece has certainly seen their share of problems recently, whether it’s their well documented financial woes or the rise in violence against immigrants.However, another issue has reared its ugly head in the...
New malaria drug shows promise
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes malaria as being a mosquito-borne disease which is caused by a parasite. People with malaria generally experience fever, chills, and flu-like illness. If left untreated, they may develop severe complications...
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