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Malaria could be diagnosed through breath test, Australian scientists find - The Guardian

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Malaria could be diagnosed through breath test, Australian scientists find
The Guardian
“What is exciting is that the increase in these chemicals were present at very early stages of infection, when many other methods would have been unable to detect the parasite in the body of people infected with malaria,” said Dr Stephen Trowell ...
Breath test breakthrough by Australian scientists could lead to earlier ...ABC Online
BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO MALARIA DETECTIONHealthCanal.com
'Breathalyser' test could help wipe out malariaBrisbane Times

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Ahead of World Malaria Day, UN officials urge continued investment in fight ... - UN News Centre

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 21:26

UN News Centre

Ahead of World Malaria Day, UN officials urge continued investment in fight ...
UN News Centre
20 April 2015 – Although more investment and stronger coordination have helped the international community make significant inroads in the global fight against malaria, continued investment for malaria control and elimination targets remains essential ...

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Cattle parasite study points to possible way to fight malaria - CattleNetwork.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 17:28

CattleNetwork.com

Cattle parasite study points to possible way to fight malaria
CattleNetwork.com
Herds of African cattle may hold the secret to new ways of fighting parasitic diseases like malaria, which kills some 600,000 people a year, scientists said on Friday. The researchers from the University of Edinburgh found that cows are protected from ...
Researchers Make Key Malarial Drug-Resistence FindingInfection Control Today
Drug-resistant malaria on the rise, experts sayRedOrbit
New genetic mutation could signal start of malaria drug resistance in AfricaHealthCanal.com
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New Test Set to Be Game Changer in Eradicating Malaria - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 16:45

Voice of America

New Test Set to Be Game Changer in Eradicating Malaria
Voice of America
The World Health Organization estimates there were 198 million cases of malaria in 2013, which led to 584,000 deaths world-wide -- most of them in Africa among children under the age of five. That makes mosquito-net distribution in malaria-endemic ...

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Substandard drugs, not fakes, undermine fight against malaria - Fox News

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 16:41

Fox News

Substandard drugs, not fakes, undermine fight against malaria
Fox News
While previous reports have suggested that up to a third of malaria drugs could be fake, researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine who analyzed anti-malaria drugs in Cambodia and Tanzania, found no evidence of fake medicines.
Fake malaria drugs not as common as previously reportedMedical Xpress

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Fake malaria drugs not as common as previously reported

Science Daily - Malaria - April 20, 2015 - 16:28
A rigorous analysis of antimalarial drug quality conducted in Cambodia and Tanzania found no evidence of fake medicines, according to new research. Previous reports had suggested that up to one third of antimalarials could be fake. Researchers analysed 2,028 antimalarials from Tanzania and Cambodia. Samples were selected in a rigorous and representative way making this one of the most recent comprehensive data sets on antimalarial quality.
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Researchers Make Key Malarial Drug-Resistence Finding - Infection Control Today

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 16:04

RedOrbit

Researchers Make Key Malarial Drug-Resistence Finding
Infection Control Today
According to the World Health Organization's 2014 World Malaria Report, there are an estimated 198 million cases of malaria worldwide with 3.3 billion people at risk for contracting the infection. Although the impact of malaria is still significant ...
Drug-resistant malaria on the rise, experts sayRedOrbit
Malaria parasites with Ap2mu gene mutation less sensitive to antimalarial drug ...News-Medical.net

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Substandard drugs, not fakes, undermine fight against malaria - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 15:38

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Substandard drugs, not fakes, undermine fight against malaria
Reuters
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Poor quality drugs, not fake medicines, are the real threat in fight against malaria, causing deaths and increasing the risk of drug resistance, researchers said on Monday. While previous reports have suggested ...
Fake malaria drugs not as common as previously reportedMedical Xpress

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Photo of the Week: Malaria Outbreak in South Kivu, DR Congo - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 14:59

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Photo of the Week: Malaria Outbreak in South Kivu, DR Congo
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
A little reported malaria epidemic has been quietly claiming children's lives in the South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Although the disease is endemic to the country, this most recent outbreak has been particularly severe in both ...

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'Breathalyser' test could help wipe out malaria - Brisbane Times

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 14:01

Brisbane Times

'Breathalyser' test could help wipe out malaria
Brisbane Times
Scientists have made an important discovery in the fight to eradicate a disease that kills hundreds of thousands of people every year. The most effective method for detecting malaria, using powerful microscopes to examine blood, has remained virtually ...

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A new political impetus for the fight against malaria - EurActiv

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 13:29

EurActiv

A new political impetus for the fight against malaria
EurActiv
Past successes should not hide what remains to be done towards complete eradication of malaria, write Maurice Ponga and Cristian Dan Preda. MEP Maurice Ponga is Vice-President of the European Parliament's Committee on Development. MEP Cristian ...

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How malaria is evolving to survive our most potent drug - Ars Technica

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 13:06

Ars Technica

How malaria is evolving to survive our most potent drug
Ars Technica
Artemisin has been the front-line drug used against malaria since the 1990s, when malaria became resistant to the previous drugs used to combat it. Currently, no real alternatives exist. Combating malaria is a pretty serious priority, as it kills a ...

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How to End Malaria in Nigeria, By Experts - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 12:54

How to End Malaria in Nigeria, By Experts
The Guardian
Malaria parasiteAS part of preparation to mark this year's World Malaria Day and ensure that a lasting onslaught is launched against the disease in Nigeria, stakeholders in the medical industry have said that only a collaborative effort would end the ...

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Junior Chamber Africa Embark On Fight Against Malaria - spyghana.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 11:48

Junior Chamber Africa Embark On Fight Against Malaria
spyghana.com
Junior Chamber international (JCI) Africa and Middle East senate in collaboration with JCI Accra royale is embarking on a project entitle 'Fight against Malaria, Cholera and light for the needy' across the country. The project forms part of the ...

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Vital Protection helping to fight Malaria - Media Update

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 11:27

Vital Protection helping to fight Malaria
Media Update
World Malaria Day is held every year on 25 April and this year's motto is: 'Invest in the Future, Defeat Malaria', which aims to provide education and understanding of malaria, a global scourge that is both preventable and curable. Malaria is ...

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Winning the Fight Against Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 10:18

Winning the Fight Against Malaria
AllAfrica.com
For Rwanda, the fight continues to get tough as the country maintains a double grip on the gains so far attained and at the same time keeping the momentum on the road toward eliminating malaria deaths by 2018. The recent minor setbacks in the fight ...

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Playing catch-up in the fight against monkey malaria - The Star Online

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 02:06

The Star Online

Playing catch-up in the fight against monkey malaria
The Star Online
A collaborative effort by IMR and Universiti Malaya used surveys to identify mosquito breeding sites and the occurrence of larval habitats of A. crascens (an important monkey malaria vector on the peninsula) in P. knowlesi-endemic areas to establish ...

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CJI Africa& Middle East Senate Embark On The Fight Against Malaria - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - April 20, 2015 - 01:15

CJI Africa& Middle East Senate Embark On The Fight Against Malaria
GhanaWeb
Junior Chamber international (JCI) Africa and Middle East senate in collaboration with JCI Accra royale is embarking on a project entitle 'Fight against Malaria, Cholera and light for the needy' across the country. The project forms part of the ...

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Malaria parasites with Ap2mu gene mutation less sensitive to antimalarial drug ... - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2015 - 16:18

News-Medical.net

Malaria parasites with Ap2mu gene mutation less sensitive to antimalarial drug ...
News-Medical.net
Early indicators of the malaria parasite in Africa developing resistance to the most effective drug available have been confirmed, according to new research published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene ...
Drug-resistant malaria on the rise, experts sayRedOrbit

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Drug-resistant malaria on the rise, experts say - RedOrbit

Malaria News Feeds - April 19, 2015 - 15:17

RedOrbit

Drug-resistant malaria on the rise, experts say
RedOrbit
Researchers have confirmed early signs of malaria parasites in Africa becoming more resistant to drugs, leading one person working on the study to fear a grave situation in future. The traditional anti-malarial drug quinine has already been sidelined ...
New Genetic Mutation Could Signal Start of Malaria Drug Resistance in AfricaInfection Control Today

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