The Institut Pasteur de Madagascar and the International Rotary Club Foundation have launched a program to fight malaria in the country.
Researchers found that malaria-carrying mosquitoes die after feeding on the blood of humans given super-strength doses of Ivermectin.
Mosquito control interventions like bed nets and insecticide spraying are best targeted to transmission hotspots.
A human antibody, when tested in mice, prevented malaria infection by binding a specific portion of a surface protein found in almost all strains of the malaria parasite.
Deleting a single gene from mosquitoes can make them highly resistant to the malaria parasite.
A locally transmitted case of malaria is being investigated in an infant at the University Hospital of Móstoles in the Community of Madrid.
Research demonstrated that the dye methylene blue is a safe antimalarial that rapidly kills malaria parasites.
The outbreak in Cambodia, then Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam of malaria that is untreatable with the newest and best drugs has alarmed experts.
The initiative is intended to complement existing efforts toward malaria elimination in the region.
An ingredient found in toothpaste could be used as an anti-malarial drug against strains of malaria parasite that have grown resistant to one of the currently used drugs.