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This Week in PLoS Medicine: Life cycles & malaria drugs; Homocysteine & heart health; Text messages & health delivery

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Three new articles were published this week in PLoS Medicine in the research and magazine sections.

Michael Delves and colleagues compare the activity of 50 current and experimental antimalarials against liver, sexual blood, and mosquito stages of selected human and nonhuman parasite species, including Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium berghei, and Plasmodium yoelii.

To read more on the effects of homocysteine on cardiovascular health, visit our most recent media release blog post.

Dejan Zurovac and colleagues discuss six areas where text messaging could improve the delivery of health services and health outcomes in malaria in Africa.

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