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What are the different malaria tablets?

Malaria is a serious tropical disease that is both preventable and treatable yet it is one of the biggest killers of humans on earth. It is caused by a parasite known as the Plasmodium parasite which is carried and spread by the female Anopheles...

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Can you get malaria tablets on prescription?

Malaria is an extremely serious disease that occurs in tropical parts of the world; the majority of cases and deaths from malaria happen in sub-Saharan Africa although you are still at risk if you are travelling to South-East Asia, the Western Pacifi...

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Malaria and global warming

Malaria is a very serious disease that can be deadly if not treated.  The disease is caused by a parasite that is transmitted via the bite of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. It can be prevented and can be treated using antimalarial me...

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What to pack for a winter holiday

The key to travelling abroad, no matter the climate, is to be prepared and pack appropriately. While it’s tempting to want to look stylish on holiday, prioritising practicality is important while travelling in the colder, winter months. 

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What should you pack in your travel medicine bag?

Whilst nobody ever wants to become ill while on holiday, sometimes it just happens! So what do you do if you fall ill?

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The history of malaria

That bug, of course, is a mosquito which, when it bites, feeds on your blood and in doing so can transmit disease from person to person. Whilst it is very difficult to estimate numbers, roughly speaking it is thought that as many as 750,000 huma...

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The challenges of an effective malaria vaccine

So why is it taking so long to develop a malaria vaccine when new vaccines are developed all the time? There approximately 225 million cases of malaria globally and as many as 800,000 resultant deaths per year; most of the victims are children u...

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What causes jet lag and how to avoid It?

Jet lag is an unpleasant part of travelling. It’s something that many people look for answers on how to avoid it or miracle cures for getting over it fast. Understanding the science behind jet lag is the key to figuring out how to deal with and...

Jet Lag