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April 8, 2019 - 14:17 -- Malaria Minute

Keeping you up to date with the latest malaria news

Fight Malaria uses the power of podcasting to connect the dots between the global efforts to eradicate malaria. The Malaria Minute podcastbrings global malaria news to you in 60 seconds. The Five Minutes podcast highlight people fighting malaria on the forefront.

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Podcast: Conserved Antigen Pb22 Plays a Critical Role in Male Gametogenesis in P. Berghei

November 27, 2020 - 07:27 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 27 November 2020
Pb22, a protein expressed by Plasmodium berghei, may play an important role in the transmission of malaria, and review on the use of tafenoquine finds that the drug is well-tolerated and effective.
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Podcast: Parasite Viability Is a Superior Indicator of Antimalarial Drug Activity

November 20, 2020 - 06:23 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 20 November 2020
Determining drug efficacy through parasite clearance half-life may underestimate the activity of some antimalarial drugs, and the WHO publishes new guidance on the use of genetically modified mosquitoes.
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Podcast: ‘Memory-Like’ Imprints in γδ T Cells Allow for Better Response to Future Malaria Infection

November 13, 2020 - 18:16 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute,13 November 2020
New research examines the long-term impact of malaria infection on γδ T cells, and a review of malaria cases among pregnant women in Lagos, Nigeria, explores the impact of preventative measures on the prevalence of malaria and anaemia.
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Podcast: Microneedle Patches the Future of Malaria Diagnosis

November 6, 2020 - 15:32 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 6 November 2020
A new diagnostic tool using microneedles eliminates the need for a fingerprick, and researchers develop a more efficient gene-drive system that overcomes the challenge of genetic resistance.
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Podcast: How Malaria Parasite Survive During the Dry Season

October 30, 2020 - 14:58 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 30 October 2020
Researchers find that a change in parasite behaviour may help them survive in the human host during the dry season, and the importance of preventative malaria treatment in school children is demonstrated in a recent review.
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Podcast: Treatment Delays Increase Chances of Developing Severe Malaria

October 23, 2020 - 15:07 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 23 October 2020
Researchers examine the relationship between treatment delay and the development of severe malaria and targeting extra-chromosomal DNA belonging to the malaria parasite could help to prevent the development of antimalarial resistance.
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Podcast: Molecules That Aid Parasite Movement Could Provide New Drug Targets

October 16, 2020 - 13:39 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 16 October 2020
Scientists characterise Myosin A motor to assess its importance in parasite mobility and researchers stress the need to evaluate both the quality and quantity of induced antibodies to determine vaccine efficacy.
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Podcast: New Insight Into Heat Resistance of Plasmodium Parasites

October 9, 2020 - 14:33 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 9 October 2020
Researchers detail the role of PI(3)P in preventing heat-shock induced cell death and the BK-SE36 adjuvanted malaria vaccine is found to be safe, well-tolerated and protective in clinical trials.
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Podcast: Surface Tension Key to Dantu Blood Group Protection

September 28, 2020 - 19:20 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 25 September 2020
The secrets to the Dantu blood group’s innate protection from malaria are revealed, researchers identify the protein needed for efficiency egress of rodent malaria from the liver, and a letter Trends in Parasitology defends the mosquito.
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Podcast: Multidose Priming and Delayed Boosting Improves PfSPZ Vaccine Efficacy

September 18, 2020 - 11:51 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 18 September 2020
Multi-dose priming and delayed boosting improves PfSPZ protection against different strains of malaria, and registration opens for this year’s Molecular Parasitology Meeting.
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Podcast: Host-Directed Interventions Could Reduce Malaria Burden

September 1, 2020 - 13:01 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 28 August 2020
Inhibiting human protein kinases, which are activated by the malaria parasite, could reduce the malaria burden, and researchers explore the use of AI in automating malaria diagnosis.
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Podcast: Peptide-Based PD1 Antagonist Stimulates T Cell Responses

August 15, 2020 - 14:05 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 14 August 2020
A peptide derived from Bacillus bacteria stimulates the production of T cells prophylactically and therapeutically, and researchers explore the use of satellite imagery to assess the suitability of malaria vectors in different geographies.
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Podcast: New Insights Into Erythrocyte-Binding Plasmodium Protein

July 31, 2020 - 10:38 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 31 August 2020
Scientists publish new insights into Plasmodium falciparum P2, and the IDDO launch an online tool to map the prevalence of substandard and falsified antimalarial drugs around the world.
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Podcast: Plasmodium Mimics NK-Inhibitor to Evade Immune Response

July 20, 2020 - 09:20 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 17 July 2020
Researchers find that the malaria parasite mimics a natural molecule that inhibits the release of NK cells, and the effect of insecticide resistance on the reproductive potential of Anopheles coluzzii mosquitoes has been revealed.
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Podcast: Mass Drug Administration for Malaria Elimination in Zambia

July 10, 2020 - 12:41 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 10 July 2020

Zambian study reveals that mass drug administration is safe, logistically feasible, accepted by communities, and effective in reducing malaria prevalence in the short term, and the Medicines for Malaria Venture launch Malaria Libre, an open-source drug discovery programme.
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Podcast: Extent of Insecticide Resistance in Africa Revealed

July 3, 2020 - 08:27 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 03 July 2020

The prevalence of insecticide resistance increases in Africa and researchers find that the malaria parasite interferes with red blood cell development to ensure gametocyte maturation.

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Podcast: CDK5 Controls Atypical Replication of Plasmodium Parasite

June 26, 2020 - 14:49 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 26 June 2020

CDK5 regulates atypical cell division in gametogony and is essential for DNA replication, and researchers assess whether two experimental vaccines can be combined to create a multistage vaccine against malaria.

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Podcast: Recently Identified Quinoline Resistance Not Prevalent in Africa

June 15, 2020 - 10:51 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 12 June 2020

New mutations to the quinoline drug family identified in South America and Asia are not prevalent in Africa and scientists evaluate a new field-based malaria blood test.

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Podcast: Novel Malaria Drug Artefenomel Assessed Against Plasmodium vivax Infection

June 5, 2020 - 10:48 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 5 June 2020

Artefenomel is assessed against Plasmodium vivax infection in humans to determine the minimum effective dose required for parasite clearance and a beta version of the Global Vector Hub is launched.

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Podcast: Spleen Plays Major Role in Plasmodium vivax Infection

May 29, 2020 - 10:52 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 29 May 2020

The spleen plays a major role in the expression of P. vivax genes and the production of antigens associated with clinical protection, and scientists develop an AI that can detect Plasmodium infection in the blood.

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Podcast: Serological Tests for P. vivax Malaria Could Reduce Disease Transmission by 69%

May 15, 2020 - 19:35 -- Malaria Minute

Malaria Minute, 15 May 2020

Antibody tests for P. vivax malaria could reduce disease prevalence by up to 69% and scientists develop a sex-distorter gene drive that eliminates populations of mosquitoes in the lab.

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