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Rapidly-changing genes help malaria parasites hide in human body for long ... - Hindustan Times

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Hindustan Times

Rapidly-changing genes help malaria parasites hide in human body for long ...
Hindustan Times
The process of swapping genetic information, known as recombination, happens not when the malaria parasite is inside the mosquito, as previously thought, but during the asexual stage of the parasite's lifecycle inside human blood cells. They found that ...

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It's malaria - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Malaria News Feeds - 11 hours 53 min ago

It's malaria
Trinidad & Tobago Express
A SUSPECTED case of Ebola caused a scare at Port of Spain General Hospital yesterday morning but the Nigerian national who displayed the suspicious symptoms turned out to be afflicted with malaria. This was stated by the Ministry of Health. The Express ...
Nigerian student cleared of Ebola, but has malariaTrinidad Guardian

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Malaria vaccine human trial could pave way for a cure - Irish Examiner

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HealthCanal.com

Malaria vaccine human trial could pave way for a cure
Irish Examiner
Malaria vaccines developed by Irish and British scientists have been shown to produce a strong immune response in a human trial. The clinical trial, carried out in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in Dublin, also showed the vaccines were well ...
Malaria vaccine tested at RCSI proves successful in first human trialHealthCanal.com

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Malaria vaccine tested at RCSI proves successful in first human trial - HealthCanal.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2014 - 22:30

HealthCanal.com

Malaria vaccine tested at RCSI proves successful in first human trial
HealthCanal.com
Two new malaria vaccines which have undergone a clinical trial in humans, carried out by researchers at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) in Dublin, have been proven to be well tolerated and produce a strong immune response. The results of ...

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The Savvy Plan to Combat Malaria With Mobile Phones - Wired

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2014 - 17:06

Wired

The Savvy Plan to Combat Malaria With Mobile Phones
Wired
Africa, where malaria kills around 400,000 children every year, is set to top 1 billion mobile phone subscriptions by next year. That means that public health researchers will have one billion ways to communicate with—and collect data from—the people ...

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AIDS Drug Also Offers Protection Against Malaria, Study Finds - Yale News

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2014 - 16:21

AIDS Drug Also Offers Protection Against Malaria, Study Finds
Yale News
Children with HIV/AIDS in Africa are at a higher-than-average risk for another deadly disease: malaria. But a team of Yale School of Public Health researchers has discovered that people taking certain HIV medications gain an unexpected benefit ...

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Fast-changing genes help malaria parasite hide in body - Financial Express

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2014 - 12:53

Medical Xpress

Fast-changing genes help malaria parasite hide in body
Financial Express
Scientists have found that the malaria parasite has genes that create millions of new and unrecognisable surface proteins to evade human immune system every 48 hours. Malaria parasites when they live in human red blood cells can rapidly change the ...
Fast-changing genes help malaria to hide in the human bodyMedical Xpress
Here's how malaria parasites evade immune systemZee News
Sequencing Study of Malaria Parasite Reveals Antigenic Diversity Created ...GenomeWeb

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Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar - TRFN - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2014 - 11:45

Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar - TRFN
Daily Mail
TA GAY LAUNG, Myanmar, Dec 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - I n the middle of a bustling village hall in Myanmar's Kayin state, a government health worker pricks the finger of a child to extract a tiny drop of blood for a malaria test. A scene ...

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Work on Malaria brought recognition, eventually - TheReporter.Com

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2014 - 05:38

Health Aim

Work on Malaria brought recognition, eventually
TheReporter.Com
Following up on my Dec. 5 column, a medicine that worked for malaria was known in China as early as 340 A.D. by practitioners of herbal medicine. It was unknown in the West until the 1980s when Deng Xiaoping opened China to the world. It was produced ...
Drug-Resistant Malaria Can Be The Next EpidemicHealth Aim

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Malaria - Akpabio Flags Off Distribution of 2.7 Million Treated Nets - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2014 - 03:47

Malaria - Akpabio Flags Off Distribution of 2.7 Million Treated Nets
AllAfrica.com
Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom has flagged off the distribution of 2.7 million insecticide treated nets to households in the state. Performing the flag off on Thursday in Uyo, the governor said elimination of malaria in the country demanded the ...

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Fast-changing genes help malaria to hide in the human body - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2014 - 19:04

Medical Xpress

Fast-changing genes help malaria to hide in the human body
Medical Xpress
A study of the way malaria parasites behave when they live in human red blood cells has revealed that they can rapidly change the proteins on the surface of their host cells during the course of a single infection in order to hide from the immune system.

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New from MESA: Sessions from ASTMH 2014

MESA News - December 18, 2014 - 18:13
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Malaria: Akpabio flags off distribution of 2.7m treated nets - The Nation Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2014 - 13:37

The Nation Newspaper

Malaria: Akpabio flags off distribution of 2.7m treated nets
The Nation Newspaper
Akwa Ibom state governor, Godswill Akpabio, has flagged off the distribution of 2.7 million insecticide treated nets to households in the state. Performing the flag off on Thursday in Uyo, the governor said elimination of malaria in the country ...

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Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2014 - 08:24

Reuters

Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar
Reuters
TA GAY LAUNG, Myanmar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the middle of a bustling village hall in Myanmar's Kayin state, a government health worker pricks the finger of a child to extract a tiny drop of blood for a malaria test. A scene unthinkable just ...
Malaria Death Rates Drop Amid Fear of Drug ResistanceAllAfrica.com
Old foes join arms in fight to eradicate malaria in MyanmarMalay Mail Online

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Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2014 - 07:23

Reuters

Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar
Reuters
TA GAY LAUNG, Myanmar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the middle of a bustling village hall in Myanmar's Kayin state, a government health worker pricks the finger of a child to extract a tiny drop of blood for a malaria test. A scene unthinkable just ...
Old foes join arms in fight to eradicate malaria in MyanmarMalay Mail Online

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Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar - TRFN - Reuters UK

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2014 - 05:08

Reuters UK

Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar - TRFN
Reuters UK
TA GAY LAUNG, Myanmar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the middle of a bustling village hall in Myanmar's Kayin state, a government health worker pricks the finger of a child to extract a tiny drop of blood for a malaria test. A scene unthinkable just ...

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A cross-disciplinary approach to eradicating malaria - HSPH News

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2014 - 20:38

HSPH News

A cross-disciplinary approach to eradicating malaria
HSPH News
December 17, 2014 –There is an arsenal of cost-effective tools available to combat malaria but getting people to adhere to treatment regimens can be challenging, said Jessica Cohen, assistant professor of global health, at a symposium focused on “The ...

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Malaria: How vector mosquitoes beat the heat - Nature.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2014 - 18:10

Malaria: How vector mosquitoes beat the heat
Nature.com
Intensive longitudinal sampling of malaria mosquitoes in the African semi-desert reveals that three morphologically indistinguishable species have distinctive strategies for surviving the dry season. See Letter p.387 ...

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Novel nanoparticle could help fight malaria - tce today

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2014 - 17:35

Novel nanoparticle could help fight malaria
tce today
There is at present no effective vaccine for malaria, and the parasite which causes the disease, from the genus Plasmodium, is increasingly becoming resistant to the drugs used to treat it. New ways to tackle the disease are urgently required, and the ...

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Video: Mozambique partnership addresses malaria, intense flooding - Episcopal News Service

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2014 - 10:49

Video: Mozambique partnership addresses malaria, intense flooding
Episcopal News Service
Episcopal Relief & Development has partnered with ASA through the malaria prevention program NetsforLife®, community development initiatives, and in responding to the immediate impact and long-term recovery from flooding disasters. This video is also ...

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