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Malaria Drug Therapy

The name might suggest so, but this therapy was not used to eradicate a person of malaria. It was used for treating a disease known as Syphilis (remember what people think Rachel had at a friend’s wedding in the FRIENDS show, that Syphilis). Initially there was no way to cure a person who was infected with this disease till Wagner-Jauregg had the awesome idea of trying to treat patients with blood that was infected with Malaria! The high fever should rid the person of this disease, which is what he believed! This is the treatment which won him the Nobel prize and the  treatment was in use till penicillin was discovered.