The Malaria Project

The Malaria Project

A fascinating and shocking historical exposé, The Malaria Project is the story of America’s secret mission to combat malaria during World War II—a campaign modeled after a German project which tested experimental drugs on men gone mad from syphilis. American war planners, foreseeing the tactical need for a malaria drug, recreated the German model, then […]

Azadirachta Indica As a Public Health Tool for the Control of Malaria & Other Vector-Borne Diseases (Commentary)

Azadirachta Indica As a Public Health Tool for the Control of Malaria & Other Vector-Borne Diseases (Commentary)

Neem-based products from Azadirachta indica have been successfully used for pest control in agriculture and gardening since long in India and more recently in European countries and in the USA (1). The seed kernels, particularly rich in bioactive azadirachtin and other limonoids (tetranortriterpenoids), are the main source for a large number of products used for […]

Malaria Incidence Among Paramilitary Personnel in an Endemic Area of Tripura.

Malaria Incidence Among Paramilitary Personnel in an Endemic Area of Tripura.

Malaria continues to cause high rates of morbidity and mortality in India, and remains as a major public health concern in the country. There is an increasing trend in the proportion of Plasmodium falciparum infection in India during the last few decades and the parasite has become resistant to conventional drugs (1). The northeastern States […]