Scientists from Glasgow University claim they have created a device which can detect malaria within minutes.Doctors have welcomed the development as more travellers go abroad without taking proper precautions against the disease. The flu-like symptoms can be missed until the patient is critically ill. Blood samples are placed in the microchip, which is designed to detect the strain of disease. Th Read More »
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Scientists from Glasgow University claim they have created a device which can detect malaria within minutes.Doctors have welcomed the development as more travellers go abroad without taking proper precautions against the disease. The flu-like symptoms can be missed until the patient is critically ill. Blood samples are placed in the microchip, which is designed to detect the strain of disease. Th Read More »
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UK scientists have identified genetic differences in malarial mosquitoes which may reveal their level of resistance to insecticides.The find may help researchers work out which areas cannot rely on insecticides to help minimise the risk of malaria, reports the journal Genome Research.The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine team linked two genes in one type of African mosquito to resistance.Anot Read More »
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