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  1. Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite that is transmitted to people through the bite of the femaleAnophelesmosquito. Symptoms of malaria are: high fever, chills, abdominal pain, headaches, tiredness and fatigue. If anyone experiences these symptoms, it is important to go to the nearest...
  2. Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite that is transmitted to people through the bite of the femaleAnophelesmosquito. Symptoms of malaria are: high fever, chills, abdominal pain, headaches, tiredness and fatigue. If anyone experiences these symptoms, it is important to go to the nearest...
  3. 2007-04-20 For several years, ECHO staff members have followed reports on the use of Artemisia annua to treat malaria. Though artemisia leaves have been used medicinally to reduce fever for 2000 years, we hesitated to write about it, because it is a temperate plant. But there is now a variety of artemisia...
  4. 2000-06-20 Mosquito nets are effective in protecting people sleeping under them as long as the nets have no holes and people are not sleeping up against them. However, a mosquito will continue searching until it finds a way in or finds part of the body that is against the net where it can bite through....
  5. 2001-10-20 InEDNissue 68, we published an article on treating bednets with insecticide for the prevention of malaria. This is a technique which is currently being widely promoted throughout the developing world. It seems very effective when compared to other low-cost methods of malaria prevention. Since...
  6. 2002-10-01 The questions we asked in EDN 69 were: Do you drink the tea yourself or know people who do? How do you make the tea? How often do you drink it? Do you know of people who drink the tea regularly and still get malaria?
  7. 1999-10-19 Due to worries about drug-resistant strains of the malaria parasite, patients with malaria should be treated with a two-drug combination.
  8. 2006-01-20 In an experiment reported in theIndian Journal ofMalariology(33: 81-87), authors M.A. Ansari and R.K. Razdan describe how burning 1% neem oil in kerosene lamps from dusk to dawn resulted in the movement of the mosquitoAnophelesculicifacies(a carrier of the malaria pathogen) from living rooms to...
  9. 2008-04-20 According to a New Scientist article in 2007, up to 52 per cent of anti-malarial tablets sold across the region including Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Burma and Thailand contain no artesunate (a drug made by slightly altering artemisinin so that it is soluble and can be given by injection as well as...
  10. 2005-07-01 Anamed is a group of scientists and health workers from many parts of the world who share a commitment to improving the mental, spiritual, physical and economic health of individuals and communities. Also conttains: "Artemisia Annua Anamed: A plant with anti-malarial properties Copy 2: Artemesia...
  11. 2003-01-01 54 pages, illustrated Research Report 68
  12. Malaria Journal 2017 Abstract Background A neglected aspect of alien invasive plant species is their influence on mosquito vector ecology and malaria transmission. Invasive plants that are highly attractive toAnophelesmosquitoes provide them with sugar that is critical to their survival. The...
  13. 2001-01-01 28 pages, illustrated Research Report 57
  14. 1996-01-01 189 pages, illustrated, photos
  15. Mr. Desowitz manages to make the basic principles of his subject immediately comprehensible to the general reader. He has also succeeded in giving us a profound appreciation of the ways in which scientific and medical knowledge advances, through hypothesis, error and experiment, through...
  16. 2004-01-01 This document is a report of the technical consultation on strategy for assessment and control of urban malaria in Africa, held in Pretoria South Africa from 2nd to 5th December 2004.
  17. This publication discussed the current status, priority areas for research and development and recommended regimens.
  18. 1988-06-01 34 pages
  19. Of all the ways that have been tried to control malaria, one of the easiest could also be among the most effective, a new study suggests. Yet the idea of cutting back on the regular food supply of mosquitoes has been neglected, possibly because it just seemed too simple to work. Malaria is...
  20. Abstract,Malaria Journal, 2008 Larval control of malaria vectors has been historically successful in reducing malaria transmission, but largely fell out of favour with the introduction of synthetic insecticides and bed nets. However, an integrated approach to malaria control, including larval...
  21. 5 July 2017 - Removing the flowers of an invasive shrub from mosquito-prone areas might be a simple way to help reduce malaria transmission, according to anew study published in the open access Malaria Journal.Removing the flowers from villages in Mali decreased the local mosquito vector...
  22. Malaria Journalis aimed at the scientific community interested in malaria in its broadest sense. It is the only journal that publishes exclusively articles on malaria and, as such, it aims to bring together knowledge from the different specialities involved in this very broad discipline, from the...
  23. While questions still remain about the dosage required in human beings, neem clearly has great potential in preventing malaria, a parasite that kills more than a million people per year. Several in vitro studies indicate significant protection, including one that concluded it was more effective...
  24. 2002-01-01 ECHO does NOT recommend that anyone stop taking their antimalarial medicine in order to try this treatment. The only evidence for the effectiveness of papaya leaf tea in the prevention of malaria is anecdotal. No studies have been done to scientifically demonstrate its effectiveness. Does papaya...
  25. Abstract, Malaria Journal, 2019 Optimal adoption of the malaria transmission-blocking strategy is currently limited by lack of safe and efficacious drugs. This has sparked the exploration of different sources of drugs in search of transmission-blocking agents. While plant species have been...

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