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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

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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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Malaria: 128 dead in Mizoram since 2010 - Daily News & Analysis

Malaria News Feeds - November 24, 2014 - 11:51

Daily News & Analysis

Malaria: 128 dead in Mizoram since 2010
Daily News & Analysis
At least 128 people have died in Mizoram since 2010 due to malaria, state Health Minister Lal Thanzara informed the assembly today. In a written reply to a query from Lalruatkima of opposition Mizo National Front(MNF), Lal Thanzara said 31 people died ...

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Three-year plan to tackle malaria in G'chiroli - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - November 24, 2014 - 11:21

Three-year plan to tackle malaria in G'chiroli
Times of India
NAGPUR: Taking cognisance of the severity of falciparum malaria in the tribal district of Gadchiroli, the state public health director Dr Satish Pawar from Mumbai along with deputy director of health services (DDHS) Nagpur circle, Dr Sanjay Jaiswal and ...

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Rise in malaria cases stings TMC officials - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - November 24, 2014 - 09:15

Rise in malaria cases stings TMC officials
Times of India
THANE: The Thane Municipal Corporation is a worried lot as along with dengue cases, even malaria cases are on the rise. In the last five months, the city has witnessed a sharp rise in cases as compared to the previous months. Even though the TMC has ...

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Reducing Malaria-Ebola Cross Infections - Asian Scientist Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - November 24, 2014 - 05:33

Asian Scientist Magazine

Reducing Malaria-Ebola Cross Infections
Asian Scientist Magazine
Diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and malaria are among the most common diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa, with malaria alone killing up to 800,000 people annually. In contrast, the total number of deaths caused by Ebola seem like only a drop in the ...

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Tripura govt sends team to tackle malaria in hill areas - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - November 24, 2014 - 00:46

Tripura govt sends team to tackle malaria in hill areas
Times of India
Sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Gandacherra Bhaskar Dasgupta said health workers had asked to make door-to-door visits in all the tribal helmets of the region with diagnostic kits and malaria preventive medicines and advisories for each of the families.
Malaria back in Tripura, 29 patients in hospitalAssam Tribune

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International Team Publishes Malaria Parasite GWAS - BioArray News

Malaria News Feeds - November 23, 2014 - 19:09

International Team Publishes Malaria Parasite GWAS
BioArray News
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international group of researchers has published the first genome-wide association study on the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, looking for genes associated with antimalarial drug resistance and more.

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Gambia kick-starts nationwide Malaria survey - StarAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 23, 2014 - 10:50

Gambia kick-starts nationwide Malaria survey
StarAfrica.com
The Gambia government in conjunction with the Medical Research Council (MRC) has kick-started a nationwide Malaria Indicator Survey (MIS).The survey which began on Saturday is being supported by the Global Fund. According to Gambian health ...

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Fighting Dengue and Malaria with Blankets in Costa Rica - The Costa Rica Star

Malaria News Feeds - November 23, 2014 - 03:06

The Costa Rica Star

Fighting Dengue and Malaria with Blankets in Costa Rica
The Costa Rica Star
Although Costa Rica has the lowest regional mortality rate for vector-borne diseases such as dengue and malaria, the fact remains that children from low-income families are the most affected by mosquito bites. As recently reported by The Costa Rica Star:.

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Three-year plan to tackle malaria in G'chiroli - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - November 22, 2014 - 22:21

Three-year plan to tackle malaria in G'chiroli
Times of India
NAGPUR: Taking cognisance of the severity of falciparum malaria in the tribal district of Gadchiroli, the state public health director Dr Satish Pawar from Mumbai along with deputy director of health services (DDHS) Nagpur circle, Dr Sanjay Jaiswal and ...

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French firm signals 'new era' in malaria fight - The Local.fr

Malaria News Feeds - November 22, 2014 - 08:29

The Local.fr

French firm signals 'new era' in malaria fight
The Local.fr
French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi announced on Tuesday the delivery of the first anti-malaria drugs using a semi-synthetic version of their key ingredient to millions of patients in Africa. Sanofi said that the development of semi-synthetic ...

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Bulgaria's first suspected Ebola case turns out to be malaria - Standart News

Malaria News Feeds - November 22, 2014 - 06:36

Bulgaria's first suspected Ebola case turns out to be malaria
Standart News
Bulgaria's first suspected Ebola case turns out to be malaria. The 57-year-old patient hospitalized with Ebola symptoms on Thursday evening has instead malaria, doctors informed after results of his blood test had been ready. Results of laboratory ...

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