parasitic infections

Asian Scientist Magazine’s 2021 Roundup

Here are 10 of Asian Scientist Magazine’s top stories in 2021, highlighting scientific advances in diverse domains from COVID-19 to climate change.

Insect Virus Kills Liver-Stage Malaria In Mice

Researchers in Japan have discovered that an insect virus can completely eliminate liver-stage malaria parasites in mice.

Treating Ovarian Cancer With An Anti-Parasite Drug

Ivermectin, a drug used to treat parasitic infections, has been found to be useful in the treatment of ovarian cancer.

Fortified Rice Raises Risk of Hookworm Infections, Study Shows

Added nutrients in fortified rice may inadvertently help parasites grow, a study of Cambodian schoolchildren shows.