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Antimalarial Drugs Appear Safe In Early Pregnancy by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 12 Dec 2011 9:00pm Malaria in early pregnancy significantly increases the risk of miscarriage, but taking antimalarial drugs is relatively safe and reduces this risk. That’s the finding of the largest ever study to assess the effects of malaria and its treatment in the first trimester of pregnancy. Despite the risks of malaria for pregnant women, there is ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA approves label changes for antimalarial drug mefloquine hydrochloride due to risk of serious by FDA Posted Mon 29 Jul 2013 1:30pm View and print full Drug Safety Communication (PDF - 109KB) Safety Announcement [7-29-2013]   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising the public about strengthened and updated warnings regarding neurologic and psychiatric side effects associated with the antimalarial drug mefl ... Read on »
Antimalarial Korupensamines And Pharmaceutical Compositions And Medical Uses Thereof by Posted Sun 27 Feb 2011 7:00pm Description of Invention: The class of compounds known as korupensamines exhibit in vitro and in vivo antimalarial activity and offer a potent new means for treating and controlling this devastating disease. As many as 2-3 million people worldwide die from malaria each year, and many more suffer from long-term chronic infectio ... Read on »
Novel Antimalarial Compounds, Methods of Synthesis Thereof, Pharmaceutical Compositions Comprising Same, and Methods of Using Sa by Posted Mon 14 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: According to data recently reported by the World Health Organization (WHO), the death rate from malaria exceeds one million individuals per year. The Public Health Service seeks exclusive or non-exclusive licensee(s) to develop and commercialize the technology claimed within the portfolio of U.S. pat ... Read on »
Antimalarial Napthylisoquinoline Alkaloids And Pharmaceutical Compositions And Medicinal Uses Thereof by Posted Sun 13 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: This invention provides new napthylisoquinoline alkaloid compounds, and compositions and methods of use of known and new napthylisoquinoline alkaloids, for treatment or prevention of malaria. Some compounds of this class occur naturally in plant species of the Ancistrocladaceae and Dioncophyllaceae pl ... Read on »
Antimalarial Inhibitors that Target the Plasmodial Surface Anion Channel (PSAC) Protein and Development of the PSAC Protein as V by Posted Sun 21 Oct 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: There are two related technologies, the first being small molecule inhibitors of the malarial plasmodial surface anion channel (PSAC) and the second being the PSAC protein itself as a vaccine candidate. The PSAC protein is produced by the malaria parasite within host erythrocytes and is crucial for m ... Read on »
An Affordable Antimalarial by Environmental Health Posted Wed 31 Dec 2003 9:00pm An Affordable Antimalarial Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to David J. Tenenbaum ... Read on »
Cinchona Officinalis: Greatest Anti-malarial drug by Sanjib S. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 12:44pm Cinchona officinalis , or Quinine Bark, is one of the rainforest's most famous plants and most important discoveries in Amazon Rainforest. This plant is used for the production of quinine, which is an anti-fever agent. Since mid-1600s Quinine bark was used as anti-malarial drug. It was also used for fever, indigestion, diarrhea, flu, mouth ... Read on »
Novel Anti-Malarial Drug Candidate Found by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Tue 25 May 2010 5:56pm As part of a multicenter study, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a series of chemical compounds that might serve as starting points for the identification of new classes of anti-malarial drugs. “Malaria remains one of the most globally significant infectious diseases that we face,” said Dr. Margaret Phillips, profe ... Read on »
Anti-malarial Drugs Decrease Risk of Blood Clots in People with Lupus by Wick D. Posted Fri 03 Sep 2010 7:17am From our latest Research Update Newsletter: Many study reports have suggested that people with lupus have an increased risk for blood clots, but the degree of this increased risk has varied widely across studies. In addition, previous studies have found that anti-malarial drugs such as hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) may decrease the risk for bl ... Read on »