New anti-malarial drugs could be developed after researchers discovered a new mechanism used by the malaria parasite when it infects humans.
A chronic condition that causes excessive fat to accumulate in the hips and legs and increases the likelihood of associated health problems will be examined by researchers to find out what genetic defects cause it.
One child dies from malaria every 30 seconds in Africa, but a new treatment strategy could help healthcare workers tackle the disease in a simpler way, research has revealed.
Obese young people can still turn their chances of developing life threatening illness around if they change before middle age, says new research.
A crowdfunding campaign that will allow researchers at St George’s, University of London, and St George’s Hospital, to investigate the effect of a malaria drug on colorectal cancer, has reached its target but will continue for another 11 days.
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