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People with ‘rage’ disorder twice as likely to have parasitic infection

Individuals with a psychiatric disorder involving recurrent bouts of extreme, impulsive anger—road rage, for example—are more than twice as likely to have been exposed...
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Mixed-strain malaria infections influence drug resistance

Scientists have documented for the first time how competition among different malaria parasite strains in human hosts could influence the spread of drug resistance. “We...
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Mosquito trap relies on scent to fight malaria

Malarial mosquitos kill more people than any animal on Earth, even though various control methods have reduced their numbers by half. KTH researcher Jenny...
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NUS researchers uncover potent parasite-killing mechanism of Nobel Prize-winning anti-malarial drug

New understanding of how artemisinin works could facilitate development of new drugs and therapeutic strategies against malaria