UCLA scientists and colleagues identify structure of a molecule that kills mosquitoes carrying malaria and West Nile Five UCLA researchers were part of an international team that has used X-rays to reveal the structure of a molecule that is toxic … Continue reading →
IBM’s SoftLayer cloud-enabled World Community Grid to provide free virtual supercomputer power to The Scripps Research Institute to speed screening of promising chemical compounds ARMONK, NY & LA JOLLA, CA – 03 Dec 2014: Although some medical therapies show promise … Continue reading →
Like malaria, dengue fever is an infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes. Unlike malaria, there is no vaccine for it. As many as 100 million people contract dengue each year, but MSU researcher Zhiyong Xi is working to change that. Among … Continue reading →
Durland Fish has researched ticks and their associated diseases for decades. A professor in the Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at the Yale School of Public Health, he has, among other things, contributed to the discovery that the bacterium … Continue reading →
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Water-associated infectious disease outbreaks are more likely to occur in areas where a region’s population density is growing, according to a new global analysis of economic and environmental conditions that influence the risk for these outbreaks. Ohio … Continue reading →
*Inhibiting a molecular process cells use to direct proteins to their proper destinations causes more than 90 percent of affected mosquitoes to die within 48 hours of blood feeding, a UA team of biochemists found.* Mosquitoes die soon after a … Continue reading →
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – New findings by a University of Maryland-led team of scientists indicate that a genetically engineered fungus carrying genes for a human anti-malarial antibody or a scorpion anti-malarial toxin could be a highly effective, specific and environmentally … Continue reading →
Few days back the United Nations World Health Organization published its report on ‘global health risks’ those are responsible for millions of premature deaths annually. Otherwise, if controlled, global life expectancy could increase five years more.