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India ranks 143 out of 188 countries on health related indicators

The recent issue of Lancet has published the first baseline evaluation of the 33 health related SDG indicators based on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study 2015 (GBD 2015). 95 kata lagi

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The Calcutta Chromosome

Author: Amitav Ghosh

Year of Publication: 1995

The book is a scientific fiction exploring how experiments must have been conducted in finding a cure for malaria and how relationships and situations merge together to give something which is more than what science can explain. 469 kata lagi


Ancient Scourge/Modern Crises

Before the Zika crisis and before Ebola, West Nile Virus, or even Yellow Fever, mosquitoes brought Malaria. We just didn’t know it.

Malaria is an old scourge. 1.272 kata lagi


Sickle Cell Anemia: Side Effect of the Battle with Malaria

One of the milestones in the history of molecular biology and genetic diseases occurred in 1949, when Lines Pauling ( 1901-1994; 1953 Nobel Prize in Chemistry) discovered that  sickle cell anemia, an inherited blood disorder,  was caused by a single change in the structure of a single protein in hemoglobin, the complex molecule which carries oxygen in everyone’s red blood cells. 890 kata lagi


How To Differentiate Between Malaria, Dengue And Chikungunya

As we know Malaria, dengue, and chikungunya are running as epidemic hit on global level. These are three types of mosquito-borne diseases. As symptoms are so similar between each of the diseases, it can be quite difficult to differentiate between them without laboratory testing. 17 kata lagi


[review] Investing in health innovation: a cornerstone to achieving...

Investing in health innovation: a cornerstone to achieving global health convergence

article by Gavin Yamey and Carlos Morel.

The article is an editorial to the PLos collection on “Global Convergence”. 257 kata lagi