Malaria parasite hijacks red blood cells to beat drugs

From ABC Science, 5 June 2015: A highly resistant malaria parasite hijacks resources in immature red blood cells to defend itself against the impact of anti-malarial drugs, researchers have found. The study, by Australian and Scottish researchers, looks at how different species of malaria parasite behave inside the human body. Their findings, published today in Continue reading Malaria parasite hijacks red blood cells to beat drugs

Tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV in decline since Millennium Declaration

From  Skin and Allergy News, 21 July 2014: Tuberculosis, HIV, and malaria incidence and mortality have all declined significantly since the formulation of Millennium Development Goal 6 in 2000, which focused global attention on these three diseases and made them a priority. Analysis of data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 showed that Continue reading Tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV in decline since Millennium Declaration