Wistar Institute Receives $1.4M Grant To Develop Vaccine For MalariaMalaria is a challenge, and the $1.4 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will let the Wistar Institute work on a DNA-based vaccine.
First Malaria Vaccine To Be Widely Tested In Africa Next YearThe World Health Organization announced Monday that it has the go-ahead to try the first malaria vaccine in the field in real-world settings next year.
Using Technology To Track DiseaseUse of technology to track the flu and other illnesses is in its infancy, but it is the wave of the future.
Malaria Drug May Be Useful In Fight Against CancerMalaria has long been conquered in the U.S., but researchers at Penn have found an old malaria drug may have a new use in treating patients with advanced cancer.
Genetic Engineering To Fight The Spread of DiseaseAccording to a report in the journal <em>Nature</em>, scientists have demonstrated a mechanism that could reduce the incidence of malaria by genetically manipulating mosquito populations.
West Chester Designer Uses Fashion To Help Prevent DiseaseAlexandra Taylor has designed and is selling scarves to help prevent malaria.

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