Naked Scientists Special Editions Podcast

Toothpaste ingredient fights malaria

05:24 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Scientists have shown that a toothpaste ingredient could be used as an anti-malarial drug. Spread by mosquitoes, malaria is caused by Plasmodium parasites, and kills over half a million people every year, 70% of them children. In recent years the par...Show More