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Jan 28, 2020 | 13:21 pm
New research from UC Riverside shows scientists may soon be able to prevent disease-spreading mosquitoes from maturing. Using the same gene-altering techniques, they may also be able help boost reproduction in beneficial bumblebees.
Dec 26, 2019 | 07:06 am
No one knows what makes a mild dengue viral infection morph into a severe and sometimes deadly dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome.
Dec 6, 2019 | 00:00 am
A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE reports a model that is based on air travel, using the number of passengers flowing between international airports to predict how many of the air travellers arriving at any of these airports will have dengue, in a month.
Nov 27, 2019 | 23:59 pm
A new study published in the journal Science Signaling on November 26, 2019, describes a mouse experiment, in which the immune response to the dengue vaccine was boosted when the mice were first given halofuginone, a plant compound that is well known to herbalists.
Nov 25, 2019 | 13:48 pm
Researchers have developed a new method for detecting and destroying the dengue virus that could be adapted for other viruses.
Nov 18, 2019 | 22:14 pm
A new technique that sterilizes male mosquito through radiation shows promise in fighting mosquito-borne illnesses, including Zika, dengue and chikungunya. Soon, health experts plan to test the technique as part of global health efforts to control these diseases.
Nov 14, 2019 | 14:28 pm
A report warns that climate change poses an unprecedented threat to children and will have lifelong impacts on human health.
Nov 10, 2019 | 20:51 pm
Officials have confirmed the initial success with trials of Dengue vaccine. Dengue, a viral disease borne by mosquitoes is considered to be one of the top ten health threats says the world Health Organization (WHO). Since the beginning of the outbreaks and the hundreds of deaths due to this infection, researchers have been on the lookout for vaccines to prevent this infection.
Oct 16, 2019 | 22:44 pm
Low-income urban neighborhoods not only have more mosquitoes, but they are larger-bodied, indicating that they could be more efficient at transmitting diseases. So reports a Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies-led study, published in the Journal of Medical Entomology, investigating how socioeconomics influences mosquito-borne disease risk in Baltimore, Maryland.
Sep 20, 2019 | 22:31 pm
Dengue virus infects about 400 million people annually around the world, with a high prevalence in tropical and sub-tropical regions.