21Feb/17

A new malaria treatment has flown through clinical trials with up to 100pc success

Malaria is serious disease spread through mosquito bites that causes around 430,000 deaths each year. There were over 210 million reported cases in 2015 alone, and it is estimated that the disease claims the life of a child every two minutes. Around 2,000 UK residents are affected each year following periods abroad in affected areas.

Parasitic resistance to treatment

The most popular combination drug used in the treatment of malaria is artemether-lumefantrine. A report highlighted by the BBC indicates that the parasite is becoming resistant to the drug, with four patients failing to respond to the treatment during the winter of 2015/2016.

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New malaria drug shows astonishing results

Now, a new research study has presented a potential solution to the disease. Scientists have created a vaccine containing living malaria parasites which, when injected into the bloodstream, have been proven to give long-term protection against the disease with no … Read More

25Jan/17

What You Should Know About Options This Year

The Many Ways to Manage Gout Dealing with gout is something people diagnosed with it has learned to do over the years. However, since gout is both a chronic and painful condition, you are always searching for ways how you can relieve yourself of the pain and discomfort its symptoms brings. However, if you were just diagnosed with gout, you may be clueless as to what this gout diagnosis implies, much more how to cope with it from now on. Regardless of your present circumstance, it is a must that you know the most recent and tested gout management techniques out there. Find out what the traditional gout treatments are including natural remedies that can offer you relief from gout, so make the best of both worlds and see which of the two can help you manage your gout with ease.
Figuring Out Cures
Managing gout usually only entails making … Read More