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Dengue, malaria, chikungunya resurgence in strife torn Venezuela: Lancet

Lack of medication and vector control activities in Venezuela mark resurgence in cases of dengue, malaria, chikungunya The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is accelerating...

India committed to increasing health spend: Nadda

Preparatory Meeting of the Sixth Global Fund Replenishment in Delhi is attended by international delegates India is committed to increasing its health spend, health minister J...

Malaria bug in the womb makes babies vulnerable

Exposure to malaria before birth alters babies' immune response Babies exposed to malaria in the womb could be more susceptible to the disease in early...

Not just bombs and thugs, dogs can sniff out malaria too

New study shows dogs can smell malaria with 70 percent accuracyDogs are known to sniff out explosives and criminals. Studies show, they can sniff...

Decoy trap that smell/feel like humans help control mosquitoes

Scientists devise traps that can help in measuring mosquitoes and understanding malaria transmission Tigers are often trapped during hunts for maneaters. Can mosquitoes be trapped...

Malaria activates natural killer cells, could lead to future therapeutics

Activation of natural killer cells by malaria parasite reveals a possible molecular target to control malaria infection in humans Malaria - infected red blood cells...

11 S Asian nations to discuss dengue, malaria, drug access

Crucial meeting of WHO South East Asia Region will happen in Delhi next week Intensifying action to eliminate malaria, addressing the increasing threat of dengue,...

Take steps to control dengue, malaria etc: Nadda to Kejriwal

Nadda letter to Kejriwal may not go down well with the Delhi administration Union health minister J P Nadda has written to Delhi chief minister...

It is officially dengue, malaria, chikungunya season

Monsoons are when these mosquito borne diseases have a field day; government figures show that the numbers are already rising It is that time of...

Bone marrow home of malaria bug, finds Harvard study

Plasmodium vivax, the malaria parasite resides in bone marrow while being undetectable in blood A Harvard study published in mBio, the journal of the American...

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Big tobacco bringing same market strategy into sugary drinks

Study shows how learnings from tobacco have been used to push sell sugar sweetened beverages Tobacco conglomerates once used colors, flavors and marketing techniques to...