The bugs have probably infected bats for millions of years and their immune system has evolved to cope
To think that every minute, a parent somewhere loses their son or daughter to malaria because of a mosquito bite is heart-wrenching
Only the USA will pay more on global health - with our contribution aiming to save 'a life every three minutes'
The beauty of the Pilton pop festival is that there’s always something to pull you from the main drag
Gates blames capitalism for channelling more money into curing minor ailments
Most modern popes die from natural causes, but Mike Higgins finds this was not always the case
Ahead of tomorrow’s High Level Panel meeting in London, a reflection on the critical role of health in and beyond the Millennium Development Goals.
When British doctor Sir Ronald Ross discovered the crucial link between mosquitos and malaria at the end of the 19 century, he understandably thought it marked the beginning of the end of the deadly disease – rampant then not only in colonial India and Africa, but also in southern European countries such as Greece and Italy.
A great humanitarian step is also the most cost-effective measure for our own security
A discovery by British scientists has transformed the fight against the world's deadliest disease
Reduced immunity and mosquitoes' growing resistance to insecticide blamed
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.
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.
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 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.
Former MP Lembit Opik has been bitten by a snake while enduring the latest I'm A Celebrity challenge.