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Volume 10 Supplement 1

Natural products for the control of malaria

Reviews

Edited by Hagai Ginsburg

Publication of this supplement has been made possible by contributions from Africa Network for Drugs & Diagnostics Innovation (ANDI), Department of Primary Health Care at University of Oxford, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), MMV and University of Cape Town (UCT).

  1. Content type: Reviews

    In traditional medicine whole plants or mixtures of plants are used rather than isolated compounds. There is evidence that crude plant extracts often have greater in vitro or/and in vivo antiplasmodial activit...

    Authors: Philippe Rasoanaivo, Colin W Wright, Merlin L Willcox and Ben Gilbert

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2011 10(Suppl 1):S4

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  2. Content type: Reviews

    Recent studies on traditional medicine (TM) have begun to change perspectives on TM effects and its role in the health of various populations. The safety and effectiveness of some TMs have been studied, paving...

    Authors: Bertrand Graz, Andrew Y Kitua and Hamisi M Malebo

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2011 10(Suppl 1):S6

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  3. Content type: Reviews

    Over 1200 plant species are reported in ethnobotanical studies for the treatment of malaria and fevers, so it is important to prioritize plants for further development of anti-malarials.

    Authors: Merlin Willcox, Françoise Benoit-Vical, Dennis Fowler, Geneviève Bourdy, Gemma Burford, Sergio Giani, Rocky Graziose, Peter Houghton, Milijaona Randrianarivelojosia and Philippe Rasoanaivo

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2011 10(Suppl 1):S7

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  4. Content type: Reviews

    A “reverse pharmacology” approach to developing an anti-malarial phytomedicine was designed and implemented in Mali, resulting in a new standardized herbal anti-malarial after six years of research. The first ...

    Authors: Merlin L Willcox, Bertrand Graz, Jacques Falquet, Chiaka Diakite, Sergio Giani and Drissa Diallo

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2011 10(Suppl 1):S8

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  5. Content type: Reviews

    The clinical manifestations of cerebral malaria (CM) are well correlated with underlying major pathophysiological events occurring during an acute malaria infection, the most important of which, is the adheren...

    Authors: Patrice N Mimche, Donatella Taramelli and Livia Vivas

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2011 10(Suppl 1):S10

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