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Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar - The Nation

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Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar
The Nation
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 a few years ago is now commonplace in an area once ...
Drug-resistant malaria: The world's next big health crisis?The Star Online
Drug-Resistant Malaria Is on the RiseYouth Health Magzine
Myanmar's malaria fight unites old foesThe Malaysian Insider

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Scots College students take up malaria mission challenge - The Dominion Post

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The Dominion Post

Scots College students take up malaria mission challenge
The Dominion Post
SAFETY NET: Five of the 10 Scots College students heading to Tanzania on Boxing Day as part of a month-long World Challenge trip to help in the fight against malaria by providing mosquito nets. From left, Lachlan Brown, 15, Ryan Broadley, 15, Jeremy ...

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How to combat malaria with moblie phones - Wired.co.uk

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How to combat malaria with moblie phones
Wired.co.uk
Martin Edlund likes to say that malaria may one day be the first disease beaten by mobile phones. Yes, he happens to be the CEO of the non-profit Malaria No More, so he has to say stuff like that. But no, it's not a total pipedream. Africa, where ...

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3D mosquito flight tracking for better malaria traps - MyScienceNews

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MyScienceNews

3D mosquito flight tracking for better malaria traps
MyScienceNews
When it comes to malaria-spreading mosquitoes, this information can provide important clues for the development of cheaper, more effective traps. Jeroen Spitzen, a research associate in the lab of Willem Takken, explains what makes An.gambiae – the ...

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'Monkeybar' shedding more light on new malaria - The Sun Daily

Malaria News Feeds - December 21, 2014 - 12:09

The Sun Daily

'Monkeybar' shedding more light on new malaria
The Sun Daily
PETALING JAYA: Scientists from Malaysia, the Philippines, United Kingdom and Australia gathered recently at Hospital Queen Elizabeth in Kota Kinabalu to review the "Monkeybar" project investigating a new type of malaria found in Sabah. The Monkeybar ...

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Drug-Resistant Malaria Is on the Rise - Youth Health Magzine

Malaria News Feeds - December 21, 2014 - 08:22

Youth Health Magzine

Drug-Resistant Malaria Is on the Rise
Youth Health Magzine
Myanmar (also called Burma) is located south of the Himalayas and between India and China, which have enormous populations. Signs of drug resistance in malaria have also been confirmed in Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam, according to the World Health ...
Myanmar's malaria fight unites old foesThe Malaysian Insider

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Myanmar's malaria fight unites old foes - The Malaysian Insider

Malaria News Feeds - December 21, 2014 - 01:22

The Malaysian Insider

Myanmar's malaria fight unites old foes
The Malaysian Insider
Villagers being tested for malaria in Ta Gay Laung village in Hpa-An district in Kayin state, southeastern Myanmar. Malaria parasites have been building up resistance to drugs and experts say Myanmar, which has the largest malaria burden in the region, ...

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Malaria also in T&T - Nation News

Malaria News Feeds - December 21, 2014 - 00:02

Malaria also in T&T
Nation News
PORT OF SPAIN – 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.
It's malariaTrinidad & Tobago Express
Nigerian student cleared of Ebola, but has malariaTrinidad Guardian

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AIDS Drug Also Offers Protection Against Malaria - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 20, 2014 - 14:23

AIDS Drug Also Offers Protection Against Malaria
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
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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Rapidly-changing genes help malaria parasites hide in human body for long ... - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 20, 2014 - 10:37

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 - December 20, 2014 - 02:25

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

Malaria News Feeds - December 20, 2014 - 00:41

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 hide in human body

Science Daily - Malaria - December 18, 2014 - 19:10
A new study, which shows how malaria parasites behave when they live in human red blood cells, could explain why the deadly infection has proved so hard to beat. Scientists have found that Plasmodium falciparum parasites can rapidly change the proteins on the surface of their host cells in order to hide from the immune system. Around a million new and unrecognizable surface proteins can be created in every infected human every two days.
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