Tag Archives: malaria

World Mosquito Day – a Wellcome Perspective

argylesock says… I’m a day late with this reblog. How many more people have died of malaria in that day?

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Mapping Malaria

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New Mapping Tool Tracks Insecticide Resistance In Malaria Carrying Mosquitoes

argylesock says… When I blog about human populations growing, it’s too easy for us in the rich world to assume that birth control can fix that. But it’s not so easy when you know that your kids will face a … Continue reading

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Wellcome Image of the Month: Sickle Cell Disease

argylesock says… Here’s a graphic image of what goes wrong when a person has sickle cell anaemia. It’s caused by a recessive allele, meaning that if you’re heterozygous you’re a carrier. You don’t get the disease but if you have … Continue reading

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Where to spend for malaria? Global Health Trials look for the answers

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Wellcome Image of the Month: Malaria

argylesock says… Malaria continues to be one of the world’s great killers.

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Living With Insect Spray

Originally posted on Living With Insects Blog:
Large numbers of American military personnel were deployed in the tropics of the Pacific during World War II. Tropical mosquito borne diseases such as Malaria and Dengue are prevalent in these areas. During…

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