Monday, July 11, 2016

New Home Malaria Test Could Save Lives

By Ethan Harfenist 
 For regions of the world where malaria remains rampant, contracting the mosquito-borne parasite can still mean death. In order to help poor and rural populations with limited access to health clinics avoid such an outcome, researchers at Ohio State University are developing a 50-cent paper strip that detects diseases such as malaria earlier on, allowing people to seek treatment before the worst symptoms kick in.


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