Researchers infected human placental cells with Zika virus. They found that exposure to the virus activated genes related to autophagy.
11 Jul 2017 8:42 PM
Removing flowers of an invasive shrub from mosquito-prone areas might help reduce malaria transmission.
05 Jul 2017 4:59 PM
All three municipal corporations have stepped up awareness drive, including through distribution of pamphlets.
04 Jul 2017 1:24 AM
Officials said viral infections have claimed nearly 2,500 lives in the state, most as a result of dengue and malaria.
25 Jun 2017 1:58 AM
The solution was sprayed over six water reservoirs at the National Institute of Communicable Disease Centre in Coimbatore in India.
14 May 2017 7:08 PM
Differences in red blood cell stiffness could influence the parasite's ability to invade
04 Apr 2017 6:43 PM
The most affected regions of the country are in the south where floods cut off access to health clinics.
27 Mar 2017 6:24 PM
The vaccine uses a sporozoite to stimulate an immune reaction in humans
16 Feb 2017 10:27 AM
The smelly odor released from the substance attracts mosquitoes make humans sick
10 Feb 2017 3:56 PM
The rate at which the drug-resistant parasite is spreading will make it difficult for scientists to find appropriate cure
02 Feb 2017 12:17 PM
Some mosquitoes can be 'hyperinfected', making them particularly likely to pass on the disease
13 Jan 2017 3:41 PM
The most advanced malaria vaccine candidate, made with pieces of the parasite, protects only about a third of children.
05 Jan 2017 3:52 PM
Using the thermodynamic principle, the polymers create a single layer to improve the sensors sensitivity
05 Jan 2017 3:11 PM
There were still 212 million new cases and 429,000 deaths last year, 43 percent of the population in sub-Saharan Africa weren't protected
13 Dec 2016 9:08 AM
Estimates for 2015 suggest that 5.9 million children worldwide died before reaching the age of five, including 2.7 million newborns.
12 Nov 2016 11:16 AM