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Food supplement slashes anaemia rates in children

A nutritional supplement, 'Sprinkles', can cut iron deficiency rates in children in developing countries, …

31/07/07

Mapping can save forests, say African scientists

Geospatial technology is helping scientists and communities to map forest loss and biodiversity, according to …

27/07/07

GM maize gives virus nowhere to hide

Researchers have developed a virus-resistant GM maize that could enhance food security and promote GM crops in Africa.

12/07/07

Kenya signs deal to exploit microbial goldmine

Kenya has formed a partnership with a biotechnology company to find and develop microbial enzymes with industrial …

05/07/07

Pregnant HIV patients need extra antimalarials

Pregnant women in Africa can still be treated with a single antimalarial drug during pregnancy, but those with HIV …

20/06/07

New vaccine to stall African meningitis epidemics

A new vaccine promises better and longer lasting protection against meningitis, and at low cost, say researchers.

15/06/07

Frontrunner emerges in East African malaria therapy

A study comparing antimalarial combination therapies in East Africa has identified the most effective one.

07/06/07

Kenya creates 'poverty map'

A new Kenyan atlas provides insight into the links between poverty and environmental factors.

01/06/07

Cerebral malaria gets toxic treatment

A study in mice has shown that inhaling carbon monoxide gas could prevent the development of cerebral malaria.

22/05/07

Regional cooperation 'key to development'

Neighbouring countries must work together effectively to get development rolling, according to an independent …

30/03/07

Key protein in immune response to disease found

A protein called Mal modifies the way the immune system responds to infection, suggesting new therapies to tackle …

28/03/07

Simple eye test can diagnose severe malaria

Researchers have shown how a simple eye test, a method that is both quick and cheap, can diagnose cerebral malaria …

08/11/06

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