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Artemisinin is a drug used to treat multi-drug resistant strains of falciparum malaria. The compound (a sesquiterpene lactone) is isolated from the plant Artemisia annua. Not all plants of this species contain artemisinin.
Artemisinin combination therapies may be almost as effective as treated bednets in preventing malaria

Artemisinin combination therapies may be almost as effective as treated bednets in preventing malaria

New technologies improve supplies of drugs to combat malaria

New technologies improve supplies of drugs to combat malaria

How should we assess new antimalarial drugs?

How should we assess new antimalarial drugs?

New and improved scientific method to forecast the demand for key anti-malarial treatments

New and improved scientific method to forecast the demand for key anti-malarial treatments

Medicines for Malaria venture launches five-year plan for new drugs

Medicines for Malaria venture launches five-year plan for new drugs

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide $168.7 million for malaria vaccine research

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide $168.7 million for malaria vaccine research

New York Times examines new surveillance measures in WHO's world malaria report 2008

New York Times examines new surveillance measures in WHO's world malaria report 2008

Algeria, Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia successfully reach malaria elimination phase

Algeria, Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia successfully reach malaria elimination phase

Number of annual malaria cases worldwide decreases

Number of annual malaria cases worldwide decreases

Uganda to provide malaria drug coartem to clinics at reduced price

Uganda to provide malaria drug coartem to clinics at reduced price

FDA grants priority review status to Novartis' ACT Coartem

FDA grants priority review status to Novartis' ACT Coartem

Nicolas Sarkozy launches international malaria campaign

Nicolas Sarkozy launches international malaria campaign

Scientists reveal potential new target for anti-malarial drugs

Scientists reveal potential new target for anti-malarial drugs

Social networking, malaria and philanthropy partnership

Social networking, malaria and philanthropy partnership

Interaction networks: the new path to drug discovery

Interaction networks: the new path to drug discovery

Fake antimalarial drugs analysis highlights threat to global health

Fake antimalarial drugs analysis highlights threat to global health

$15 million boost for malaria treatment in rural Tanzania

$15 million boost for malaria treatment in rural Tanzania

Johns Hopkins details scientific breakthroughs in malaria prevention and treatment

Johns Hopkins details scientific breakthroughs in malaria prevention and treatment

World Bank updates on malaria situation in Africa

World Bank updates on malaria situation in Africa

Researchers genetically engineering microorganisms, such as E. coli, into tiny, cellular factories

Researchers genetically engineering microorganisms, such as E. coli, into tiny, cellular factories