Innovation Fellow aims to develop diagnostic tests to identify monkey malaria infections in humansWednesday 20 March 2019
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s Dr Kevin Tetteh has been appointed one of three new Innovation Fellows to undertake studies aimed at producing novel diagnostic tools for infectious diseases.
Mosquito-killing drug reduces malaria episodes by a fifth among children – expert commentThursday 14 March 2019
Brexit will cause significant harm to the NHS, but No-Deal Brexit presents by far the worst optionMonday 25 February 2019
Experts warn of a surge in vector-borne diseases as humanitarian crisis in Venezuela worsens – reaction commentFriday 22 February 2019
The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is accelerating the re-emergence of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, Chagas disease, dengue, and Zika virus, and threatens to jeopardise public health gains in the country over the past two decades, warns a new study in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
Vaccine has substantially reduced hospitalisations for childhood pneumonia in KenyaMonday 18 February 2019
Providing additional support to women in Burkina Faso can boost rates of exclusive breastfeedingThursday 14 February 2019
Efficacy and safety of statin therapy in older people – expert commentFriday 1 February 2019
New research looking at statin therapy and published today in The Lancet finds that it reduces the risk of major cardiovascular events irrespective of age.
Time to act - ‘Friendship Bench’ founder joins HRH Duke of Cambridge on mental health panel at DavosThursday 24 January 2019
Needle and syringe programmes are highly cost-effective at preventing hepatitis C transmission in the UKWednesday 23 January 2019
Providing clean injecting equipment through needle and syringe programmes is a highly cost-effective way of preventing hepatitis C (HCV) transmission among people who inject drugs and could save millions of pounds in infection treatment costs in the UK, according to new research published in Addiction.