World Malaria Day is commemorated annually on 25 April 2013. Although the current number of malaria cases dropped steadily, but in some tropical countries, malaria is still a major threat. Therefor, people in these areas should know the symptoms and prevention of malaria. Based on the WHO website, World Malaria Day theme this year is “Invest in the future, Defeat Malaria.” (more…)
Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite, that spreads through the bite of an infected mosquito. Attacks of malaria cause symptoms of fever and the disease often kills one million people each year worldwide.
In the World Malaria Day (25/04), you’ll want to listen more about the symptoms and prevention of the disease as reported by Health Me Up below. (more…)
In a study of 80.000 tourists, scientists found that about 3,000 people were exposed to malaria, typhoid fever and other tropical diseases that are harmful when they returned. Even so, none of the travelers were actually exposed to the Ebola virus that is quite feared. (more…)
If you travel to the forest or areas with endemic transmitted diseases through mosquitoes, be sure to keep your feet clean. A study found that mosquitoes that spread deadly diseases are more interested in several types of bacteria that grows in human feet.
These bacteria release odor that are very attractive to insects thus increasing the risk of being bitten by mosquitoes. However, some individuals have special protection against the development of various kinds of bacteria in their feet. (more…)
Malaria is a disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to humans through the bite of infected mosquitoes. Globally, this disease causes more than one million deaths each year, most prevalent in Africa and Asia. The parasite infects red blood cells (hemoglobin-containing cells that carry oxygen throughout the body) and hijacks the support structure within the cell. (more…)Recent search: improve body resistance against malaria