Search Tag: malaria

Executive Health Management

2017 06 Mar

AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), which gradually interferes with the immune system and makes a person more prone to infection and tumours, was first recognised in 1981. Since then, it has led to the deaths of more than 25 million people. According to the United Nations Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic2013 , an estimated... Read more

Executive Health Management

2017 27 Feb

Poliomyelitis The lowest annual polio prevalence seen to date was in 2016, with 37 reported cases, so this disease may well be next to be eradicated. The following world regions have been declared polio-free: The Americas (1994); Indo-West Pacific region (1997); Europe (1998); Western Pacific region, including China (2000); and Southeast... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Promising Compound Can Eliminate Malaria Parasite

2014 10 Dec

An international group of researchers have found a promising anti-malaria compound that has the ability to trick the immune system and rapidly destroy blood cells infected with the malaria parasite, leaving healthy cells unharmed. The study, led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, appears in the early online edition of the Proceedings of the... Read more