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Malaria Research: Raising the curtain on cerebral malaria’s deadly agents

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(SOURCE: NIH/NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS AND STROKE) Using state-of-the-art brain imaging technology, scientists at the National Institutes of Health filmed what happens in the brains of mice that developed cerebral malaria (CM). The results, published in PLOS Pathogens, reveal the processes that lead to fatal outcomes of the disease and suggest an antibody therapy that may […]

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Malaria Treatment News: Researchers Develop Long-Acting Drug Delivery Pill

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(BRIGHAM AND WOMEN’S HOSPITAL) According to a recent press release, investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and their collaborators from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a long-acting drug delivery capsule. To test the capsule’s real-world applications, the team used both mathematical modeling and animal models to investigate the effects of delivering a sustained […]

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Malaria News: Researchers Discovered Immune Proteins Which Facilitate Long-Lasting Immunity Against Malaria

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(HOUSTON METHODIST) According to a recent press release, Houston Methodist researchers have discovered a set of immune proteins that facilitate long-lasting immunity against malaria. In a study recently published in Immunity (online Oct. 25), researchers reported that elevated production of specific proteins regulating the immune system within 24 hours of infection was required for a […]