Infographic: Fighting Malaria Drug Resistance
Infographic: Fighting Malaria Drug Resistance
The parasite that causes malaria has evolved to evade many of the drugs that researchers have developed to fight the tropical disease.
Infographic: Fighting Malaria Drug Resistance
Infographic: Fighting Malaria Drug Resistance

The parasite that causes malaria has evolved to evade many of the drugs that researchers have developed to fight the tropical disease.

The parasite that causes malaria has evolved to evade many of the drugs that researchers have developed to fight the tropical disease.

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Are We Headed for a New Era of Malaria Drug Resistance?
Are We Headed for a New Era of Malaria Drug Resistance?
Natalie Slivinski | Mar 1, 2019
Plasmodium falciparum has shown an ability to evade everything we throw at it, most recently artemisinin-based combination therapies, today’s front-line treatment.
New Drug Target for Three Tropical Diseases
New Drug Target for Three Tropical Diseases
Tracy Vence | Aug 9, 2016
Researchers efficiently clear mice of the parasites that cause leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, and sleeping sickness by inhibiting the parasites’ kinetoplastid proteasomes.
Traveler Brings Zika Virus Home to U.S.
Traveler Brings Zika Virus Home to U.S.
Karen Zusi | Jan 14, 2016
Cases of the mosquito-borne infection are on the rise, with most reported in Brazil. The U.S. has confirmed at least two cases to date, including a recent importation into Texas.
Study: Melioidosis Underreported
Study: Melioidosis Underreported
Catherine Offord | Jan 12, 2016
Researchers warn that a poorly understood, life-threatening tropical disease may be killing thousands more people than previously realized.
Traditional Medicine for Leishmaniasis
Traditional Medicine for Leishmaniasis
Kerry Grens | Sep 14, 2015
A plant used in traditional Mayan remedies to cure the parasitic infection produces a potent compound.
Are <em>Leishmania</em> Protecting their Sand Fly Hosts?
Are Leishmania Protecting their Sand Fly Hosts?
Ruth Williams | Jul 23, 2014
The microbial contents of sand fly stomachs may have important consequences for the spread of leishmaniasis.
Some Mosquitoes Ignore DEET
Some Mosquitoes Ignore DEET
Dan Cossins | Feb 21, 2013
The olfactory receptor neurons of some mosquitoes become less sensitive to the insect repellent after previous exposure.
$785 Million for Tropical Diseases
Hannah Waters | Jan 31, 2012
A public-private partnership including 13 pharmaceutical companies pledge more than $785 million to fight neglected tropical diseases.