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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

spyghana.com

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
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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

spyghana.com

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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Malaria is the leading killer in Central African Republic: aid group - Reuters Africa

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

www.worldbulletin.net

Malaria is the leading killer in Central African Republic: aid group
Reuters Africa
By Mirjam Donath. UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - As a recent ceasefire deal boosts prospects for peace in Central African Republic, a key medical aid group warned on Thursday that malaria was the leading killer in the impoverished landlocked country.
Malaria is the leading killer in Central African Republicwww.worldbulletin.net

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Company plans to submit malaria drug for approval - Tulsa World

Malaria News Feeds - July 25, 2014 - 05:04

Company plans to submit malaria drug for approval
Tulsa World
Research published in 2012 showed the shot only reduced malaria cases by about 30 percent in babies aged six to 12 weeks, the target age for immunization. The vaccine, known as RTS,S, seems to work better in older children but its efficacy faded over ...

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GlaxoSmithKline wants to bring the world its first malaria vaccine - Tech Times

Malaria News Feeds - July 25, 2014 - 04:11

Tech Times

GlaxoSmithKline wants to bring the world its first malaria vaccine
Tech Times
Glaxo has spent the past three decades developing this vaccine. These numbers are not great, but it is still the most advanced drug currently put forward for prevention of malaria. Research showed that the vaccine worked a little better in older ...

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Glaxo Files Its Entry in Race for a Malaria Vaccine - Wall Street Journal

Malaria News Feeds - July 25, 2014 - 02:29

Wall Street Journal

Glaxo Files Its Entry in Race for a Malaria Vaccine
Wall Street Journal
That would make RTS,S the world's first vaccine against malaria or any parasitic disease. In clinical trials, RTS,S almost halved malaria cases in children aged 5 months to 17 months, and by around a quarter in young babies. Malaria kills an estimated ...
GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccineReuters
GlaxoSmithKline seeks approval for first-ever malaria vaccineFortune
GSK Asks European Regulator to OK Malaria ShotABC News

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From Tanks To Malaria Parasites - Asian Scientist Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - July 25, 2014 - 01:11

Asian Scientist Magazine

From Tanks To Malaria Parasites
Asian Scientist Magazine
Researchers at Monash University and the University of Melbourne have used an anti-tank Javelin missile detector, more commonly used in warfare to detect the enemy, in a new test to rapidly identify malaria parasites in blood. Scientists say the novel ...

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World's First Malaria Vaccine, Designed Specifically For African Children ... - Medical Daily

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 21:32

Medical Daily

World's First Malaria Vaccine, Designed Specifically For African Children ...
Medical Daily
Malaria is a parasitic disease that is transmitted to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes. It kills a child every minute, with 90 percent of the world's malaria deaths occurring in Africa. RTS,S is intended for use against the Plasmodium ...

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Malaria is the leading killer in Central African Republic: aid group - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 21:21

Reuters

Malaria is the leading killer in Central African Republic: aid group
Reuters
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - As a recent ceasefire deal boosts prospects for peace in Central African Republic, a key medical aid group warned on Thursday that malaria was the leading killer in the impoverished landlocked country. Malaria ...

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Visualizing progress against HIV, TB and malaria - Humanosphere

Malaria News Feeds - July 24, 2014 - 20:03

Sydney Morning Herald

Visualizing progress against HIV, TB and malaria
Humanosphere
First, the good news: Death rates for people with HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria all have decreased globally since the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) were established in 2000, according to a report published Monday as part of the Global Burden ...
Millennium Development Goal 6: Measuring ProgressPLoS Blogs (blog)
William Bowtell: New funding needed to win Aids battleNew Zealand Herald
Remember the Youths in HIV FightAllAfrica.com
aidsmap -Dumb-Out
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