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First controlled malaria infection trial in Africa paves way for drug and ... - Science Codex

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2014 - 21:36

First controlled malaria infection trial in Africa paves way for drug and ...
Science Codex
"We are extremely excited by the good results of this malaria challenge test, which opens up unprecedented opportunity for evaluation of new malaria drugs and vaccines in Africa," said Salim Abdullah, PhD, principal investigator of the study and Chief ...

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Anti-malaria advocacy meet held in Mkg - Nagaland Post

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2014 - 20:06

Anti-malaria advocacy meet held in Mkg
Nagaland Post
An inter - sectoral advocacy meeting to commemorate the anti- malaria month was conducted successfully at two detected malaria zones in the district namely Tuli and Mangkolemba on July 16 and 19 respectively. Tarep, DMEIO, has urged the participants to ...

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Gastro, malaria a tad up, dengue in check - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2014 - 17:53

Gastro, malaria a tad up, dengue in check
Times of India
Mumbai: Gastroenteritis and malaria have shown a marginal increase with monsoon gaining momentum in the past two weeks. Nearly 2,000 cases of fever have also been reported in the past week, the civic figures stated. Vector-borne diseases, particularly ...

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Malaria in the News, vol.12 N 24 (22-28.07.2014)

Malaria in the News - July 28, 2014 - 17:49
WHO procedures for certification of malaria elimination, Ban Ki-moon launches 2014 MDG report, Vice-Chair of the Board Supports New Funding Model in Laos, One route to malaria drug resistance found, AMP Conference Call Minutes, Global Fund News Flash...
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Researchers Pinpoint Mechanism In Malaria Drug Resistance - BioResearch Online (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2014 - 16:04

Researchers Pinpoint Mechanism In Malaria Drug Resistance
BioResearch Online (press release)
Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reported their discovery of a mechanism behind malaria parasites' drug resistance. The discovery may also apply to other infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis and bacterial ...

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Govt Steps Up Malaria Campaign Ahead of Rainy Season - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2014 - 08:16

Govt Steps Up Malaria Campaign Ahead of Rainy Season
AllAfrica.com
Malaria is a major cause of death in Sudan, particularly among young children and pregnant women. There are an estimated 5.5 million cases of malaria per year in Sudan, with nearly 75 per cent of the total population at risk. In the north of the ...

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Call Made On the Society to Reinforce Participation in the Efforts to ... - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2014 - 04:23

Call Made On the Society to Reinforce Participation in the Efforts to ...
AllAfrica.com
Asmara — At a ceremony conducted on 27 July at the Kutmowlie administrative area in connection with National Malaria Day in which Health Ministry representatives, administrators of Gala-Nefhi sub-zone and residents of the sub-zone participated, a call ...

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Outbreak may claim district malaria officer's job - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - July 28, 2014 - 04:21

Outbreak may claim district malaria officer's job
Times of India
BHOPAL: Dengue that killed two and affected about 60 others in the state capital is likely to claim its first toll of district administrative machinery. District malaria officer (DMO), already under pressure for the outbreak of dengue and being served ...

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Sudan steps up malaria campaign ahead of rainy season - Sudan Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - July 27, 2014 - 09:07

Sudan Tribune

Sudan steps up malaria campaign ahead of rainy season
Sudan Tribune
The insecticide, which lasts between three and eight months, is sprayed over stagnant water and used for indoor residual spraying to prevent the spread of malaria and dengue. Malaria is a major cause of death in Sudan, particularly among young children ...

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Sudan steps up malaria campaign ahead of rainy season - Sudan Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - July 27, 2014 - 09:07

Sudan Tribune

Sudan steps up malaria campaign ahead of rainy season
Sudan Tribune
Malaria is a major cause of death in Sudan, particularly among young children and pregnant women. There are an estimated 5.5 million cases of malaria per year in Sudan, with nearly 75 per cent of the total population at risk. In the north of the ...

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GSK Seeks EU Approval for Malaria Vaccine - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 26, 2014 - 11:01

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GSK Seeks EU Approval for Malaria Vaccine
AllAfrica.com
These trials showed that RTS,S protects African infants and young children against malaria. The trials found that it almost halved the number of malaria cases in young children (aged 5-17 months at first vaccination) and reduced by around a quarter ...
Malaria vaccine suited for Malawi developedNyasa Times
GSK seeks approval for first malaria vaccinePMLiVE
Malaria vaccine opens a 'new door for science'Times LIVE
spyghana.com -Health Aim -eNCA
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Revealed! How the malarial parasite evades drugs - TheHealthSite

Malaria News Feeds - July 26, 2014 - 08:43

TheHealthSite

Revealed! How the malarial parasite evades drugs
TheHealthSite
Malaria A study has revealed the answer to how malaria parasite becomes resistance to the antimalarial drug in clinical trials, which makes the drugs less effective. Audrey R. Odom, senior author of the study by Washington University School of Medicine ...

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Accountants take plunge to raise funds for the Against Malaria Foundation - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Malaria News Feeds - July 26, 2014 - 04:51

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Accountants take plunge to raise funds for the Against Malaria Foundation
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The group of 30 PwC Pittsburgh employees — 27 swimmers, plus three tagging along in kayaks — paddled between the Roberto Clemente and Andy Warhol bridges and back in an annual show of support for the Against Malaria Foundation, an organization ...

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Malaria infection during pregnancy leads to low birth weight - Study - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - July 26, 2014 - 01:43

Malaria infection during pregnancy leads to low birth weight - Study
GhanaWeb
The study estimate that, without pregnancy-specific protection, 12•4 million pregnant women (44•9 per cent of all 27•6 million live births in malaria endemic areas in Africa in 2010) would have been exposed to infection, with 11•4 million having ...

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Malaria vaccine suited for Malawi developed - Nyasa Times

Malaria News Feeds - July 26, 2014 - 00:51

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Malaria vaccine suited for Malawi developed
Nyasa Times
The worldwide drug and healthcare maker's submission raises hope of bringing the world's first Malaria vaccine closer to afflicted African countries, including Malawi where Phase III of the vaccine's trials were conducted. “The submission will follow ...
GSK seeks approval for first malaria vaccinePMLiVE
EMA Approached for malaria vaccine candidatespyghana.com
Malaria vaccine opens a 'new door for science'Times LIVE
Health Aim -News Tonight Africa -eNCA
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Study: TB, malaria-related deaths declining in Bangladesh - DhakaTribune

Malaria News Feeds - July 25, 2014 - 19:58

Study: TB, malaria-related deaths declining in Bangladesh
DhakaTribune
The fatality rates among tuberculosis and malaria victims are substantially on the decline in Bangladesh compared to the past; however, more Bangladeshis are being infected with and dying from HIV/AIDS than in the past, according to a recent report in ...

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Drug maker seeks approval for malaria vaccine - eNCA

Malaria News Feeds - July 25, 2014 - 15:30

eNCA

Drug maker seeks approval for malaria vaccine
eNCA
But with the help of insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual sprays there's been a 49-percent reduction in malaria deaths in Africa alone. Scientists' have been developing and testing diagnostic tools and vaccines for decades. Despite this the ...

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Genomics Reveals Mechanism for Malaria Drug Resistance - Drug Discovery & Development

Malaria News Feeds - July 25, 2014 - 15:18

Drug Discovery & Development

Genomics Reveals Mechanism for Malaria Drug Resistance
Drug Discovery & Development
The research team also defined the crystal structure of the PfHAD1 protein, above. When Researchers have uncovered a way the malaria parasite becomes resistant to an investigational drug. The discovery, at Washington University School of Medicine in St.
How malaria parasites resist drugs revealedZee News
How the malaria parasite resists drugsTheHealthSite

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GSK seeks approval for first malaria vaccine - PMLiVE

Malaria News Feeds - July 25, 2014 - 10:41

BioPharma-Reporter.com

GSK seeks approval for first malaria vaccine
PMLiVE
This level of protection is fairly modest but the sheer scale of malaria infection means that even a partially effective immunisation strategy could have a dramatic impact on public health when used alongside other measures such as distribution of ...
Malaria vaccine opens a 'new door for science'Times LIVE
GSK files world's first malaria vaccineBioPharma-Reporter.com
Malaria vaccine: GlaxoSmithKline files for approvalThe News Reports

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How malaria parasites resist drugs revealed - Zee News

Malaria News Feeds - July 25, 2014 - 07:26

How malaria parasites resist drugs revealed
Zee News
Washington: A study has revealed the answer to how malaria parasite becomes resistance to the antimalarial drug in clinical trials, which makes the drugs less effective. Audrey R. Odom, senior author of the study by Washington University School of ...
Lagos Probes Alleged Case of Ebola Virus, Urges CautionAllAfrica.com

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