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This week in animal research 09/09/16

New anti-malarial drug?
Scientists say they have found a new compound that stops malaria in animal studies with a single, low dose. Tests in mice showed the one-off treatment prevented infection for… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-090916/

This week in animal research 180615

Malaria, self-awareness, nightingale song
15/06/15 Juvenile camels, aged less than four, may be a ‘key source’ of Mers. A study looking at Mers infections in dromedary camels found that 90% of animal became infecte… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-180615/

This week in animal research: w/e 12 December

Malaria 'cured' in mice is the story of the week.
12/12/14 Size matters, well in the case of zebra finch sperm it does. Zebra finch males with longer sperm fertilize more eggs, and farther more chicks, than males with shor… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-we-12-december/

World Malaria Day

This World Malaria Day, April 25th, we need to remember the global significance of this life-threatening disease.
top-10-facts-about-m.pdf 10 important facts about Malaria This World Malaria Day, April 25th, we need to remember the global significance of this life-threatening disease.     … http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/world-malaria-day/

New malaria medicine developed in mice

An experimental compound has proved highly effective at preventing malaria in laboratory tests using mice.
An experimental compound has proved highly effective at preventing malaria in laboratory tests using mice. Crucially, the potential medicine works at low doses and is not prone to… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-malaria-medicine-developed-in-mice/

Meningitis B vaccine one step closer

A study using mice has led scientists one step closer to developing a vaccine against the most common cause of bacterial meningitis, Meningococcus B.
A study using mice has led scientists one step closer to developing a vaccine against the most common cause of bacterial meningitis, Meningococcus B. Meningitis is inflammation… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/meningitis-b-vaccine-one-step-closer/

Monkey malaria infecting humans

Monkeys infected with malaria are providing a reservoir of the disease from which humans can be infected.
Monkeys infected with malaria are providing a reservoir of the disease from which humans can be infected. The malaria strain, called Plasmodium knowlesi, is the most recently i… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/monkey-malaria-infecting-humans/

Malaria cured in mice

Increasing resistance to anti-malarials, such as those based on Artemisinin, have prompted a need for new treatments.
Increasing resistance to anti-malarials, such as those based on Artemisinin, have prompted a need for new treatments. The new medicine, NIT609, has a different mechanism of action… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/malaria-cured-in-mice/

Pregnancy malaria risk shows need for research

A new study which estimates that approximately 60% of global pregnancies are at risk from malaria will highlight the need for continued research into treatments for the disease.
A new study which estimates that approximately 60% of global pregnancies are at risk from malaria will highlight the need for continued research into treatments for the disease. … http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/pregnancy-malaria-risk-shows-need-for-research/

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