AMR week: Antimalaria drug resistance not alarming but growing fast, says WHO report
Three states in India’s North East reported resistance to commonly used drug against malaria
Reunion dengue study claims climate data can help predict disease outbreaks
Sub-seasonal climate forecasts from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts model were incorporated into a vector model that …
एडीज, एनोफिलीज और क्यूलेक्स के बारे में जानें
नमस्कार, हम हैं आपके नए पड़ोसी। हमारा नाम एडीज, एनोफिलीज और क्यूलेक्स है। हम कुछ दिन पहले ही आपके पड़ोस में बसे हैं। वैसे ...
अब आपको मच्छरों से बचाएंगे ग्रेफीन के बने कपड़े
अत्यंत पतली लेकिन मजबूत ग्रेफीन हमारे शरीर ओर मच्छर के बीच एक बाधा के रूप में कार्य करती है
New mosquito repelling molecule identified
The synthesised molecule can help repel and kill adult female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
Bacteria in insects can help curb population of disease-causing mosquitoes: study
The study was aimed at male sterility to curb population of mosquitoes known to cause Dengue, Zika, Chikungunya and Yellow fever
CSIR scientists working on new vaccine for malaria
The aim is to make a vaccine that can be conditionally attenuated when given to humans
मच्छर ही दिलाएंगे डेंगू से छुटकारा, वैज्ञानिकों ने खोजा नया उपचार
वैज्ञानिकों ने मच्छरों में कृत्रिम रूप से बदलाव करने में सफलता हासिल की है, जिसकी मदद से यह मच्छर ही डेंगू वायरस को फैलने से ...
Cocktail of plant oils can keep mosquitoes at bay
Researchers from the Indian Council of Medical Research have found a plant-based repellent which is as effective as chemical repellent
Given the global upsurge in the demand for organic mosquito repellents, companies are launching products made from natural oils
Genetically modifying mosquitoes to control the spread of disease carries unknown risks
Significant worry: A new breed of mosquito might emerge that is more difficult to control
39% dengue-breeding sources found inside homes
A survey of 9,641 houses in Thiruvananthapuram underlined the fact that dengue control should start right from one’s own home
How this bacterial strain from mosquito gut may help combat dengue
Researchers have been artificially infecting mosquitoes with Wolbachia, a bacteria that prevents replication of disease-causing virus in the guts …
Judicious use of bioinsecticide may help control filariasis vector
A public health problem in some parts of the country, filariasis is caused by parasitic worms
Why mosquitoes are more attracted to some of us than others
According to the WHO, over 500 million people are affected by mosquito-borne illnesses and it leads to around a million deaths every year
Seven-year-old boy dies of West Nile Virus in Kerala's Malappuram
The state might have been acting as a reservoir of the virus, say experts
Zika threat reaches Bihar
A 22-year-old man tests positive of the virus, but he could have got it in Rajasthan
Microplastics are getting into mosquitoes and contaminating new food chains
Once inside an animal, the plastic can transfer via the food chain into fish and other creatures and eventually become a potential …
Fresh panic at Odisha village as 60 test positive for dengue
Rayagada only district in the state to record dengue cases so far, according to a health official
मच्छरों के जीन में बदलाव करके वैज्ञानिकों ने खोजा मलेरिया से निपटने का उपाय
वैज्ञानिकों ने मादा मच्छरों की आबादी को रोकने के लिए जीन ड्राइव तकनीक का इस्तेमाल किया है
Yes, it is possible to forecast outbreak of dengue
The forecasting should be based on models specific for different climatic zones in the country
Is chicken's odour the answer to mosquito-borne diseases?
Research finds that mosquitoes avoid feeding on chicken through olfactory identification
All you need to know about dengue
What is it, how does it spread, what are the symptoms and how is it treated?
Mosquito bite research: could slapping on some cream help stop Zika?
Inflammation caused by mosquito bites helps viruses to infect the body
Why don’t we wipe mosquitoes off the face of the Earth?
They spread disease and misery and account for millions of deaths every year. There's not a lot to be said for mosquitoes