Need to Know: Antimalarial Drugs

Antimalarials can have serious side effects & interactions with other meds. Malaria is serious, too, so you should discuss travel plans with a specialist. Originally published 10 October 2017. Overview Antimalarial drugs drugs are associated with severe and...

UK – The Use of Lariam six-month progress report published

Defence Committee publish a six-monthly progress report from the UK Ministry of Defence. Six-monthly progress report ( PDF 2.87 MB) Inquiry:  An acceptable risk? The use of Lariam for military personnel Defence Committee Report and Government Response On 24 May 2016,...

Antimalarial Drug May Be Effective Against PML

Coverage from the XXIII World Congress of Neurology (WCN) Originally published 26 September 2017 KYOTO, Japan — The antimalarial drug mefloquine may prove to be an effective treatment for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) in patients not infected with...

Alarm as ‘super malaria’ spreads in South East Asia

Malaria is caused by a parasite spread by blood-sucking mosquitoes. Originally published September 22 to the BBC News website The rapid spread of “super malaria” in South East Asia is an alarming global threat, scientists are warning. This dangerous form...