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Creola United Methodist raises funds to wipe out malaria - al.com (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 16, 2014 - 21:45

Creola United Methodist raises funds to wipe out malaria
al.com (blog)
MOBILE, Alabama -- Creola United Methodist Church is helping save lives a world away in Africa by raising money for the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign. The fundraising effort developed out of the denomination's successful ...

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Indigenous malaria vaccine shows promise in mice studies - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - April 16, 2014 - 20:44

The Hindu

Indigenous malaria vaccine shows promise in mice studies
The Hindu
Indian scientists experimenting with a novel vaccine candidate against malaria say they have found “promising results” in mice, with “80 to 85 per cent efficacy” observed in a dozen animals they recently vaccinated. The new vaccine candidate, created ...

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Combating Malaria Using Environmental, Disease Data - Infection Control Today

Malaria News Feeds - April 16, 2014 - 16:26

Combating Malaria Using Environmental, Disease Data
Infection Control Today
Dealing with malaria is a fact of life for more than 91 million Ethiopians. Each year 4 million to 5 million contract malaria, one of the biggest health problems in this poor country. “I was sick twice a year,” recalls Woubet Alemu, a South Dakota ...
Scientists to combine environmental, surveillance data to predict malaria ...News-Medical.net

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The cure for syphilis is… ...malaria - Greenpeace UK (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 16, 2014 - 13:00

The cure for syphilis is… ...malaria
Greenpeace UK (blog)
A hundred years ago, one popular and effective cure for tertiary syphilis was malaria. The disease raises the body's temperature to such a dangerously high level that it can kill the syphilis bacteria. Then you could treat the malaria with quinine. Not ...

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Scientists to combine environmental, surveillance data to predict malaria ... - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - April 16, 2014 - 10:20

Scientists to combine environmental, surveillance data to predict malaria ...
News-Medical.net
Alemu's stepmother got malaria after childbirth. By the time the family took her to the hospital 18 miles away, it was too late. She died within a week. The incidence of malaria was high when he was a child, then it drastically decreased, but within ...

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Here's How Refrigerator Magnets And A Laser Pointer Could Save Millions From ... - International Business Times

Malaria News Feeds - April 16, 2014 - 09:45

Here's How Refrigerator Magnets And A Laser Pointer Could Save Millions From ...
International Business Times
A device made from refrigerator magnets and a laser pointer is apparently able to diagnose malaria in less than a minute, costing just pennies per patient. Though other quick testing methods have been used for years, one that's even faster and better ...

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Palapye Region Registers 47 Malaria Cases - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 16, 2014 - 09:22

Palapye Region Registers 47 Malaria Cases
AllAfrica.com
So far two people have died from malaria," said Ms Modibedi. She attributed the malaria outbreak to heavy rains in the first quarter, which resulted in pools of stagnant water that provided breeding areas for mosquitoes. The Palapye Administration ...

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Nigeria turns to herbal concoctions to fight malaria - Africa Science News Service

Malaria News Feeds - April 16, 2014 - 08:43

Nigeria turns to herbal concoctions to fight malaria
Africa Science News Service
“Our research efforts have resulted in phytomedicine for the treatment of malaria, ulcer and fungal diseases. The anti fungal and anti ulcer agents are awaiting commercialization. The anti fungal is for the treatment and management of topical ...

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More than 600 malaria cases reported in Qatar last year - Peninsula On-line

Malaria News Feeds - April 16, 2014 - 01:38

More than 600 malaria cases reported in Qatar last year
Peninsula On-line
DOHA: More than 600 cases of malaria were reported in Qatar last year and in all cases, the disease was contacted in countries where it is endemic, according to a senior official at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC). People at greater risk of developing ...
Today's Buzz – April 16, 2014JustHere Qatar

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Effect of Warming Temperatures on Malaria Incidence - JAMA_ The Journal of the American Medical Association

Malaria News Feeds - April 15, 2014 - 20:23

Effect of Warming Temperatures on Malaria Incidence
JAMA_ The Journal of the American Medical Association
Warming temperatures at higher altitudes are leading to higher rates of malaria in the highlands of Ethiopia and Columbia, according to a report from an international team of researchers (Siraj AS et al. Science. 2014;343[6175]:1154-1158).

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Portland biotech company awarded $3M to develop malaria drug - Portland Business Journal (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 15, 2014 - 19:52

Portland biotech company awarded $3M to develop malaria drug
Portland Business Journal (blog)
"Each year, over 600,000 children under the age of five die of malaria," said Dr. Sandra Shotwell, president and COO of DesignMedix. "Our new drug will provide another weapon to target this deadly disease, which kills more young children than any other.".
DesignMedix Awarded $3 Million to Develop Low-Cost, Safe Malaria DrugBusiness Wire (press release)
Portland Biotech Startup May Help Wipe Out Malaria750 KXL

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Combating Malaria Using Environmental, Disease Data - Newswise (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - April 15, 2014 - 19:50

Combating Malaria Using Environmental, Disease Data
Newswise (press release)
Alemu's stepmother got malaria after childbirth. By the time the family took her to the hospital 18 miles away, it was too late. She died within a week. The incidence of malaria was high when he was a child, then it drastically decreased, but within ...

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Combating Malaria Using Environmental, Disease Data - Newswise (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - April 15, 2014 - 18:41

Combating Malaria Using Environmental, Disease Data
Newswise (press release)
The incidence of malaria was high when he was a child, then it drastically decreased, but within the last few years, it has become more prevalent, Alemu explained. Despite improvements in the health care system, transportation and poverty make ...

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Research reveals targeting mosquito sperm storage could help combat malaria - Vaccine News Daily

Malaria News Feeds - April 15, 2014 - 16:03

Vaccine News Daily

Research reveals targeting mosquito sperm storage could help combat malaria
Vaccine News Daily
Malaria kills over 650,000 people every year and we need to find new ways of tackling it, partly because mosquitoes continue to evolve ways of resisting our efforts,” Imperial College London Department of Life Sciences Researcher Robert Shaw said.

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Potential New Way to Fight Malaria Drug Resistance - Drug Discovery & Development

Malaria News Feeds - April 15, 2014 - 15:00

Drug Discovery & Development

Potential New Way to Fight Malaria Drug Resistance
Drug Discovery & Development
The parasite that causes malaria has developed resistance to chloroquine, but research has shown that An anti-malarial treatment that lost its status as the leading weapon against the deadly disease could be given a new lease of life, with new research ...

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Research finds new way to fight malaria drug resistance: ANU - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Malaria News Feeds - April 15, 2014 - 13:51

Research finds new way to fight malaria drug resistance: ANU
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
The parasite that causes malaria has developed resistance to chloroquine, but research carried out at the ANU and Germany's University of Heidelberg has shown that the parasite protein that causes resistance has an Achilles' heel. "We studied diverse ...

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Scientists find new way to fight Malaria drug resistance - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - April 15, 2014 - 13:24

Medical Xpress

Scientists find new way to fight Malaria drug resistance
Medical Xpress
An anti-malarial treatment that lost its status as the leading weapon against the deadly disease could be given a new lease of life, with new research indicating it simply needs to be administered differently. The findings could revive the use of the ...

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DesignMedix receives $3 million NIH grant to develop new anti-malarial drug - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - April 15, 2014 - 06:51

DesignMedix receives $3 million NIH grant to develop new anti-malarial drug
News-Medical.net
DesignMedix, Inc., a biotech startup with ties to Portland State University, received a grant for almost $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue development and manufacture of a new anti-malarial drug. "Each year, over 600,000 ...

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DesignMedix Awarded $3 Million to Develop Low-Cost, Safe Malaria Drug - Business Wire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - April 15, 2014 - 05:37

DesignMedix Awarded $3 Million to Develop Low-Cost, Safe Malaria Drug
Business Wire (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DesignMedix, Inc., a biotech startup with ties to Portland State University, received a grant for almost $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue development and manufacture of a new anti-malarial drug.

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DesignMedix Awarded $3 Million to Develop Low-Cost, Safe Malaria Drug - MarketWatch

Malaria News Feeds - April 15, 2014 - 05:37

DesignMedix Awarded $3 Million to Develop Low-Cost, Safe Malaria Drug
MarketWatch
“Each year, over 600,000 children under the age of five die of malaria,” said Dr. Sandra Shotwell, president and COO of DesignMedix. “Our new drug will provide another weapon to target this deadly disease, which kills more young children than any other.”.
DesignMedix Awarded $3M to Develop New Malaria DrugGenetic Engineering News

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