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  1. 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?
  2. 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...
  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. 2003-07-20 In the article about papaya leaf tea that was published in EDN Issue 77, we did not mention the possibility that regular ingestion of the tea could lead to side effects (because we had not heard of any). Since we published that article, a few items have come to our attention that we would like to...
  5. 2009-04-01 In EDN 95, ECHO discussed how to grow and use leaves of artemisia as part of malaria treatment by those who have no access to commercial drugs. East African farmers have now become key suppliers of artemisia leaves for the pharmaceutical industry. According to the New York Times, “The parasite...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...