Home > Medical > Malaria > News News All sections in Malaria » About Malaria » Prevention » Treatment » Complications » FAQs » Health Tips » Malaria in SA » Multimedia » Malaria News » Real-life Story Initiative to study secrets of infectious diseases The J. Craig Venter institute will use a five-year grant from the US National Institutes of Health to study the genetic secrets of a wide range of bacteria, viruses and parasites. Scientists develop a promising new malaria vaccine A new approach to malaria involves imprisoning the disease-causing parasites inside the red blood cells they infect. Global warming could push malaria to higher areas According to researchers, global warming could cause an increase in malaria in parts of Africa and South America unless control efforts are increased. Assess Life expectancy » Quiz Would you survive disaster? » Join Body Talk » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Malaria, an African story 4 fascinating animal facts Gene detectives solve malaria parasite riddle Gene detectives have discovered how the parasite that causes malaria becomes resistant to DDT and to insecticides used in anti-malaria bednets. New target in war on malaria Scientists identified a new target in the parasite that causes malaria that will affect the enzyme that the parasite uses to metabolise energy at every stage of its infection. US malaria cases hit 40-year high Doctors in the US have warned people travelling to areas with malaria to take care and remain vigilant because of an increase in malaria deaths. Report on SA's successful fight against malaria released The South African Department of Health and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership released a new report today, documenting South Africa’s long and successful fight against malaria. Imported mozzies cause malaria in Gauteng It is likely that two cases of malaria reported in southern Johannesburg were caused by mosquitoes that were accidentally imported from malaria areas. Vaccine capable of eliminating malaria by 2030 The world should aim to have vaccines which reduce malaria cases by 75%, and are capable of eliminating malaria, licensed by 2030. SA to spend over R2bn to fight malaria Over the next four years South Africa will spend an estimated R2bn to rid the country of endemic malaria. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.