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High dose of oxygen enhances natural cancer treatment

— 6 Apr 2011 18:37 | Health

A technique Michael Jackson reportedly used to prolong his youth is showing promise as a way to boost the effectiveness of a natural cancer remedy…

Natural compounds: The future of anti-malarial treatment

— 15 Mar 2011 19:23 | Health

In the run up to World Malaria Day on the 25th April 2011, BioMed Central's open access journal Malaria Journal takes a long hard look at the development of natural compounds for use…

Major clinical trial prompts call for change to treatment guidelines for severe malaria worldwide

— 7 Nov 2010 10:27 | Health

The largest ever clinical trial in patients hospitalised with severe malaria has concluded that the drug artesunate should now be the preferred treatment for the disease in both children…

Scientists pinpoint gene linked to drug resistance in malaria

— 13 Oct 2010 15:36 | Health

Scientists have shed light on how malaria is able to resist treatment with a leading drug…

Team discovers new type of anti-malarial compound

— 3 Sep 2010 11:46 | Health

An international team led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute, the Swiss Tropical Institute, the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation and the Novartis…

Scientists develop new drug treatment for malaria

— 17 Aug 2010 11:09 | Health

As part of the GBP1.5 million project, researchers are now testing the drug to determine how the treatment could progress to clinical trials. The drug is made from simple organic molecules…

Threat of resistance to artemisinin-based anti-malarial drugs highlighted by new study

— 30 Jul 2009 09:05 | Health

Malaria parasites in western Cambodia have become resistant to artemisinin-based therapies, the first-line treatment for malaria, according to a study published in the New England Journal…

New global subsidy for malaria medicines must ensure quality of care

— 21 Jul 2009 12:35 | Health

A new subsidy designed to increase access to life-saving antiretrovirals must remain focused on quality patient care if it is to succeed, argues Tido von Schoen-Angerer and colleagues…

Old stain in a new combination

— 20 May 2009 16:23 | Health

New combinations of agents based on the oldest synthetic malaria drug, the methylene blue stain, can curb the spread of malaria parasites and make a significant contribution to the…

New data regarding safety of artemisinin combination therapy for pregnant women with malaria

— 23 Dec 2008 15:24 | Health

A trial conducted in northwest Thailand has found that it is safe to use artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) to treat pregnant women with malaria, but that efficacy is inferior to…

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