drug treatment

Trapping Drugs In Malaria Parasite ‘Stomachs’

By trapping chloroquine in the digestive vacuole of the malaria parasite, this hybrid drug effectively kills drug-resistant strains.

Drug Resistant Malaria Parasites Not Spread By Mosquitoes

Although resistance to the drug atovaquone helps malaria parasites survive in mammalian hosts, the mutation kills them during the mosquito phase of their life cycle.

Combination HepC Treatment Tested In Malaysia, Thailand

The Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative has launched a clinical trial of a hepatitis C combination drug treatment which costs less than US$300.