Recent Examples of malaria from the Web
The new Gates report, called Goalkeepers, highlights progress since 1990 in a wide range of areas, including poverty levels, childhood deaths and malaria infections.
One study found that a protein extracted from a sea cucumber slowed the growth of the malaria parasite.
Depression alone was the leading cause of disability in every region of the world except sub-Saharan Africa, and outranked the death and disability caused by anemia (a sign of malnutrition), heart disease, cancer, malaria and lung disease.
The best way to stop malaria from coming back is to swat it quickly.
The book concludes with discussions on synthetic biology (think creating malaria-free mosquitoes) and printing new organs.
Using genetic strategies, humans could conceivably wipe out entire species — for example, the species of Anopheles mosquitoes that carry malaria, which still kills half a million people each year.
Its portability could help lower global mortality rates from tuberculosis, malaria, HPV, and other infectious diseases—which account for millions of deaths every year—and help to eradicate others, such as polio.
While in Tanzania, Kenney contracted malaria and upon her return home founded Malaika For Life.
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Origin and Etymology of malaria
First Known Use: 1740See Words from the same year
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medical Definition of malaria
- malaria remains the greatest single cause of debilitation and death throughout the world
- —Journal of the American Medical Association
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