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Research & Reviews  15,797 results

Indoor residual spraying for preventing malaria in communities using insecticide-treate...
https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012688.pub3
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Pryce J, Medley N et. al.

Jan 18th, 2022 - Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) are used to prevent malaria transmission. Both interventions use insecticides to kill mosquitoes that bite and rest indoors. Adding IRS to ITNs may improve malaria control simply b...

Anti-plasmodial, Cytotoxic and Antioxidant Activities of Selected Ghanaian Medicinal Pl...
https://doi.org/10.1177/2515690X211073709
Journal of Evidence-based Integrative Medicine; Appiah-Opong R, Agyemang K et. al.

Jan 18th, 2022 - Malaria affects about half of the world's population. The sub-Saharan African region is the most affected. Plant natural products have been a major source of antimalarial drugs; the first (quinine) and present (artemisinin) antimalarials are of na...

The cognitive burden of severe malaria in the Ugandan classroom and the effects of a co...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2021.151551
Applied Nursing Research : ANR; Miller K, Lori J et. al.

Jan 18th, 2022 - Due to the increased availability of anti-malarial treatments and the prevalence of malarial infection among vulnerable populations leading to cognitive impairment, malaria has become a leading cause of pediatric cognitive impairment in sub-Sahara...

Molecular identification and anti-malarial drug resistance profile of Plasmodium falcip...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-021-04023-3
Malaria Journal; Manirakiza G, Kassaza K et. al.

Jan 17th, 2022 - The evolution of malaria infection has necessitated the development of highly sensitive diagnostic assays, as well as the use of dried blood spots (DBS) as a potential source of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) yield for polymerase chain reaction (PCR)...

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Guidelines  4 results

Updated CDC Recommendations for Using Artemether-Lumefantrine for the Treatment of Unco...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5898222
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Ballard SB, Salinger A et. al.

Apr 13th, 2018 - Malaria infection during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for maternal and fetal complications. In the United States, treatment options for uncomplicated, chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax malaria in pregnant w...

Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections among HIV-expos...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19730409
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Mofenson LM, Brady MT et. al.

Sep 5th, 2009 - This report updates and combines into one document earlier versions of guidelines for preventing and treating opportunistic infections (OIs) among HIV-exposed and HIV-infected children, last published in 2002 and 2004, respectively. These guidelin...

Guidance on the evaluation of Plasmodium vivax vaccines in populations exposed to natur...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3844894
Vaccine Mueller I, Moorthy VS et. al.

Jul 30th, 2009 - In this paper we give guidance for the design and conduct of vaccine trials against Plasmodium vivax malaria. The paper supplements earlier guidelines on the planning of vaccine trials against Plasmodium falciparum malaria [WHO. Guidelines for the...

Treatment and prevention of malaria in pregnancy and newborn.
https://doi.org/10.1515/JPM.2008.002
Journal of Perinatal Medicine; Coll O, Menendez C et. al.

Jan 11th, 2008 - Pregnant women are at increased risk for malaria infection. Although important advances have been made in the last years, the mechanisms that explain the increased susceptibility are not yet fully understood. Malaria infection in pregnancy is asso...

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Drugs  205 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  441 results

Dietary Intake, Health and Micronutrient Status in Haiti
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04034381

Jan 14th, 2022 - Women of reproductive age and young children are especially vulnerable to micronutrient deficiencies which may lead to life-long disabilities. In Haiti, deficiencies in micronutrients such as iron, zinc, and vitamin A, are likely prevalent, but re...

Community Dynamics of Malaria Transmission in Humans and Mosquitoes at Maferinyah Sub-Prefecture, Guinea
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04969913

Jan 14th, 2022 - A vaccine that interrupts malaria transmission is critical to eradicate the disease, but improved assays are needed to measure the efficacy of vaccines. Transmission-blocking vaccines (TBVs) work by inducing antibodies that inhibit parasite develo...

TIPTOP Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) Drug Resistance Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03998839

Jan 13th, 2022 - The TIPTOP (Transforming Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Optimal Pregnancy) project will explore an alternative innovative approach to antenatal care (ANC) facilities or clinic for the delivery of IPTp-SP. It will sustain and scale up a comm...

The Malaria Heart Disease Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04445103

Jan 11th, 2022 - The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between exposure to malaria and the risk of developing subclinical and manifest cardiovascular disease. The study is conducted in the high endemic malaria zone pertaining to the city of ...

Collection of Human Biospecimens for Basic and Clinical Research Into Globin Variants
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03937817

Jan 11th, 2022 - The Physiology Unit of the Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research studies the role of globin variants in erythroid and non-erythroid tissues. We hope to better understand the mechanism(s) through which alpha and beta globin variants impact mala...

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News  732 results

Fast Five Quiz: Genomic Medicine — CRISPR Gene Editing
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/964166

Dec 23rd, 2021 - CRISPR is a molecular tool that can act within the genome of a living organism to add, remove, or exchange a DNA sequence. In other words, it enables scientists to delete or rewrite mutations in DNA. Although CRISPR uses some of the same viral vec...

Malaria Deaths Rise by 69,000 in 2020 Due to COVID-19 Disruptions, Says WHO
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/964251

Dec 7th, 2021 - (Reuters) - Healthcare disruptions linked to the coronavirus pandemic helped malaria kill 69,000 more people in 2020 than the previous year, but a worst-case scenario was averted, the World Health Organization said on Monday. In total over 627,000...

First Malaria Vaccine a Major Milestone Despite Hurdles Ahead
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/964089

Dec 3rd, 2021 - The parasite that causes malaria can kill a person within 24 hours of symptoms appearing. Patients' symptoms are flu-like, including a fever, headache, and chills. It all starts with a microscopic poke. When a malaria-infected mosquito plunges her...

72-year-old man • fever • new-onset urinary frequency • altered mental state • Dx?
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/248466/infectious-diseases
MDedge Family Medicine; Tenzin Tsewang, MD, James Mayberry, MD et. al.

Nov 9th, 2021 - THE CASE A 72-year-old man was admitted to our Dallas hospital with a 4-day history of fevers and new-onset urinary frequency. He did not report any joint pain, sick contacts, or recent travel or recall any skin findings (rashes, insect bites).

Why Have We Waited So Long for a Malaria Vaccine?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/962419

Nov 9th, 2021 - Amed Ouattara, PhD Despite a global effort to eradicate malaria, a large malaria burden persists, in part due to the repeated emergence of parasite resistance to antimalarial drugs and mosquito resistance to insecticides. In 2019, an estimated 229...

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Patient Education  15 results see all →