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Jeremy Laurance: The fight against diseases from malaria to typhoid is harmed by snake-oil pushers

There have been many snake oil salesmen purveying cures for Aids but to find their activities backed by UK charities may be a first.

Pills warning as malaria cases rise

People are being urged to pack anti-malaria pills if they go abroad after figures showed cases of the disease have jumped by almost 30% in two years.

Genetic breakthrough may stop mosquitoes spreading malaria

Scientists have figured out a way to block the spread of malaria using genetically-modified (GM) mosquitoes that carry synthetic genes to curb the transmission of the blood parasite when the insect bites its human host.

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Seaweed may be the key in the fight against malaria parasite

A red seaweed found off the Pacific island of Fiji has been found to contain a powerful class of natural substances that can effectively destroy the malaria parasite, scientists said yesterday.

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George Clooney recovers from malaria

George Clooney has revealed he contracted malaria but has "completely" recovered from his battle with the illness.

Malaria scare nurse bailed on sex attack charges

A nurse who sparked an international search because it was feared he had malaria appeared in court today charged with sexual and common assault.

Chelsea dressing room is 'unhappy' reveals Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba has admitted the Chelsea dressing room has been an "unhappy" place during their recent slump in form and says his own performances have been hampered by his battles with injury and malaria.

Bogeyman can inflict more pain on Arsenal

Chelsea striker Drogba has now shaken off malaria and aims to improve staggering record of 13 goals in 11 starts against the Gunners tomorrow

Wakefield drop Moore and Parker

Wakefield have lost two players from their projected squad for the next Super League season. The Wildcats have released the 29-year-old prop Richard Moore who is now expected to sign for Crusaders, and have cancelled the contract of the Papua New Guinea centre Jessie Joe Parker.

Snake bites Lembit Opik on Celebrity challenge

Former MP Lembit Opik has been bitten by a snake while enduring the latest I'm A Celebrity challenge.

Jeremy Laurance: In Ivory Coast, malaria is just another fact of daily life

Didier Drogba's brush with malaria is worrying for him and his fans, but would barely raise an eyebrow in his native Ivory Coast. Most of his countrymen will have suffered repeated episodes of the disease during their childhood, building up their immunity to the point where it troubles them only in the way that flu troubles us.

Drogba diagnosed with malaria – but is still 'fit' to face Fulham

Didier Drogba plays tonight for Chelsea against local rivals Fulham despite undergoing treatment for malaria, which the club believe he could have been carrying for months.

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