In this study, we aimed to assess the effect of iron fortification, intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) of malaria, and anthelmintic treatment on hemoglobin concentration and anemia prevalence among school children.
We conclude that vasoconstriction and vascular collapse play a role in murine CM pathogenesis and nimodipine holds potential as adjunctive therapy for CM.
Access to HIV and malaria control programmes for refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) is not only a human rights issue but a public health priority for affected populations and host populations.
Paper that provides conclusive novel information on purine transport in Plasmodium-infected RBC. The information is important as the purine salvage pathway is a target for new chemotherapy.
A statistically significant correlation between channel inhibition and in vitro parasite killing by a family of compounds provided chemical validation of PSAC as a drug target.
Our findings have important implications for a better understanding of gene regulatory mechanisms in P. falciparum, revealing an extended and sophisticated npcRNA network that may control the expression of housekeeping genes and virulence factors.
Taking into account the environmental persistence and the toxicity of DDT, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) organized a surveillance program in Mesoamerica which included the detection of residual DDT in environmental (soil) and biological samples (fish tissue and children’s blood).
In this work, we report two cDNA clones from the scorpion Mesobuthus eupeus venom gland, which encode peptides inhibiting the development of Plasmodium berghei, killing intraerythrocytic P. falciparum, and toxic to the Drosophila S2 cell at micromolar concentrations.
The continuously increasing contacts between humans and primate populations raise concerns about further reciprocal host transfers of these pathogens.