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Phenomena: - National Geographic

Malaria News Feeds - November 26, 2014 - 19:39

National Geographic

Phenomena:
National Geographic
It's easy to just think of malaria as a medical problem. It is caused by single-celled parasites—Plasmodium—that are spread through the bites of other parasites—mosquitoes. To beat the disease, we need to neutralise either Plasmodium or its mosquito ...

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Sabah, Sarawak hotspots for malaria parasite transmission - The Borneo Post

Malaria News Feeds - November 26, 2014 - 17:23

Sabah, Sarawak hotspots for malaria parasite transmission
The Borneo Post
KOTA KINABALU: Monkeybar, a multi-disciplinary, integrated research programme to investigate the epidemiology of the malaria parasite called Plasmodium knowlesi (P. knowlesi), has adopted an innovative approach by using drones to determine the ...
Ecotourism spreads malaria globallyDaily Express

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Team refines potentially game-changing malaria test - USC News

Malaria News Feeds - November 26, 2014 - 17:12

USC News

Team refines potentially game-changing malaria test
USC News
Testing for malaria may soon be easier and safer, thanks to the work of two USC Viterbi School of Engineering biomedical engineering students and their partners. Starting with little more than a couple of refrigerator magnets and a laser, the team ...

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Ecotourism spreads malaria globally - Daily Express

Malaria News Feeds - November 26, 2014 - 16:02

Ecotourism spreads malaria globally
Daily Express
KOTA KINABALU: Visitors or tourists from all over the world to ecotourism attractions or sites in Southeast Asia have been known to bring back monkey malaria or P. knowlesi to their home countries as far as Sweden and Japan, besides other cases to ...
Sabah, Sarawak hotspots for malaria parasite transmissionThe Borneo Post

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Malaria: Niger To Get 2.7m Treated Mosquito Nets - Leadership Newspapers

Malaria News Feeds - November 26, 2014 - 10:35

Leadership Newspapers

Malaria: Niger To Get 2.7m Treated Mosquito Nets
Leadership Newspapers
The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) is set to distribute 2.7 million treated mosquito nets across the 25 local government areas of Niger State. The leader of the state support team of NMEP, Mrs. Adaeze Aidenagbon, disclosed this yesterday ...

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New anti-malaria compound causes mosquito parasite's gut to explode - Zee News

Malaria News Feeds - November 26, 2014 - 07:41

New anti-malaria compound causes mosquito parasite's gut to explode
Zee News
The international team led by Drexel University's Akhil Vaidya stated that they have discovered a new class of drug compounds that inhibits the malaria parasites' ability to maintain adequate levels of sodium within their cells, leading to excessive ...

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New anti-malaria compound causes mosquito parasite's gut to explode - Daily News & Analysis

Malaria News Feeds - November 26, 2014 - 06:53

Zee News

New anti-malaria compound causes mosquito parasite's gut to explode
Daily News & Analysis
Malaria is the world's deadliest parasitic disease. It is caused by Plasmodium parasites that spread to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes, causing symptoms including chills, fever, vomiting, seizures and sweating. Every year, there are ...
New class of potent antimalarial drugs foundThe Hindu

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New anti-malaria compound causes mosquito parasite's gut to explode - Zee News

Malaria News Feeds - November 26, 2014 - 06:38

Zee News

New anti-malaria compound causes mosquito parasite's gut to explode
Zee News
The international team led by Drexel University's Akhil Vaidya stated that they have discovered a new class of drug compounds that inhibits the malaria parasites' ability to maintain adequate levels of sodium within their cells, leading to excessive ...

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CM discusses grants for malaria control - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - November 26, 2014 - 03:36

CM discusses grants for malaria control
Times of India
"Under the National Malaria Control Programme, the Union government releases funds to the state which in turn is given to municipal corporations to make payments of the health staff recruited to implement the malaria control programme. We have been ...

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Malaria: Niger To Get 2.7m Treated Mosquito Nets - Leadership Newspapers

Malaria News Feeds - November 26, 2014 - 01:10

Leadership Newspapers

Malaria: Niger To Get 2.7m Treated Mosquito Nets
Leadership Newspapers
The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) is set to distribute 2.7 million treated mosquito nets across the 25 local government areas of Niger State. The leader of the state support team of NMEP, Mrs. Adaeze Aidenagbon, disclosed this yesterday ...

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New hope for malaria treatment - ABC Online

Malaria News Feeds - November 25, 2014 - 21:57

New hope for malaria treatment
ABC Online
KIARAN KIRK: Malaria is essentially a disease of the developing world, which is why historically pharmaceutical companies have not been very interested in working in these areas because people there can't afford to pay large amounts for the medicine.

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New anti-malaria compound causes mosquito parasites to swell up and explode - CBS News

Malaria News Feeds - November 25, 2014 - 17:27

CBS News

New anti-malaria compound causes mosquito parasites to swell up and explode
CBS News
Announcing the discovery in the journal Nature Communications Tuesday, the international team led by Drexel University's Akhil Vaidya said they have discovered a new class of drug compounds that inhibits the malaria parasites' ability to maintain ...

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Pinoy peacekeeper back on Caballo Island after recovering from malaria –DOH - GMA News

Malaria News Feeds - November 25, 2014 - 07:06

InterAksyon

Pinoy peacekeeper back on Caballo Island after recovering from malaria –DOH
GMA News
The Filipino peacekeeper from Ebola-hit Liberia who fell ill with malaria two weeks ago has been taken back to Caballo Island to complete the 21-day quarantine period, the Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday. In a press conference, DOH ...
5 Filipino peacekeepers brought to V. Luna hospital—militaryInquirer.net
Quarantined peacekeeper suffers from hypertensionSun.Star

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China's War On Malaria: A Tiny Nation Pushed Into A Test-Tube - Forbes

Malaria News Feeds - November 25, 2014 - 04:26

Forbes

China's War On Malaria: A Tiny Nation Pushed Into A Test-Tube
Forbes
Artepharm, a Cantonese medical drugs laboratory, has been engaged for the past few years in a remarkable venture against malaria, a health scourge that has long plagued humanity and has been responsible for every second human death since the Middle ...

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Iron deficiency, even mild anemia, may protect against malaria, TB and cancer - Washington Post

Malaria News Feeds - November 24, 2014 - 19:23

Iron deficiency, even mild anemia, may protect against malaria, TB and cancer
Washington Post
As a result, the World Health Organization stopped recommending universal iron supplementation for children in malaria-endemic areas. According to Hal Drakesmith, a molecular immunologist at the University of Oxford who studies the role of iron in ...

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Ona in trouble over use of malaria-dengue drug - Inquirer.net

Malaria News Feeds - November 24, 2014 - 17:26

Inquirer.net

Ona in trouble over use of malaria-dengue drug
Inquirer.net
21 letter by Dr. Julie Hall, the World Health Organization (WHO) representative to the Philippines, warned the Department of Health (DOH) against using “Artemisinin combination treatment” (ACT)—the “mainstay of treatment for falciparium malaria saving ...

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Before and after mosquito nets: one family's story - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - November 24, 2014 - 14:26

The Guardian

Before and after mosquito nets: one family's story
The Guardian
Frequent malaria treatment costs more than just money; it also takes away valuable time from patients and caregivers. “The garden and crops suffer,” explained Fred, adding that it also makes you vulnerable to theft. “If you are away from home, thieves ...

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Ifugao eyes malaria-free province by 2016 - Sun.Star

Malaria News Feeds - November 24, 2014 - 13:52

Ifugao eyes malaria-free province by 2016
Sun.Star
LAGAWE, Ifugao -- The provincial local government unit thru the health office is pushing for a malaria-free province by 2016. Malaria Program Coordinator Saturnino Angiwan said the province is working with other partner agencies and local government ...

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East Asia summit commit to Malaria elimination - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - November 24, 2014 - 13:47

The Guardian

East Asia summit commit to Malaria elimination
The Guardian
Last week the leaders of the 18 east Asian nations made an unprecedented commitment to eliminate malaria across the region by 2030. The adoption of this historic goal, made at the 9th east Asia Summit (EAS) held in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, ...

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National disease surveillance centre clueless about cerebral malaria epidemic - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - November 24, 2014 - 12:24

Times of India

National disease surveillance centre clueless about cerebral malaria epidemic
Times of India
NEW DELHI: India is said to have a health information system worth crores that claims to track real time data. The idea to help improve health planning. And yet, a malaria prone district which sees a seasonal outbreak annually is utterly unprepared as ...

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