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Malaria undetectable 48 hours after new treatment
Malaria undetectable 48 hours after new treatment (December 23, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Tennessee - A new compound had shown striking promise in the fight against malaria. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers administered the compound to a mouse model of malaria and after 48 hours the malaria was undetectable. The compound appears to disrupt a particular protein in the malaria organism. When disrupted this protein caused the red blood cells that were infected with the malaria parasite to undergo physical changes similar to an aging cell, causing the host’s immune system to destroy the it.
 
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