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Targeting Malaria Parasites That Hide in Bone Marrow - JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association

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Targeting Malaria Parasites That Hide in Bone Marrow
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
Immature forms of the parasite that causes malaria can sequester themselves outside the blood vessels in the bone marrow of infected patients to evade immune detection, researchers report (Joice R et al. Sci Transl Med. 2014;6[244]:244re5).
Using cancer fighting drugs against malariaDigitalJournal.com

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Jharkhand district in malaria grip, 10 dead - Indian Express

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Indian Express

Jharkhand district in malaria grip, 10 dead
Indian Express
Ten children between one and seven years of age have died within a month due to suspected malaria, and over 70 people were found to be suffering from the disease at Mahuadanr block in Jharkhand's Latehar district. After 77 of the 253 people screened ...

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Dog Meat - It Cures Malaria, Repels Witches - Eaters in Ibusa, Agbor, Ubulu ... - AllAfrica.com

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Dog Meat - It Cures Malaria, Repels Witches - Eaters in Ibusa, Agbor, Ubulu ...
AllAfrica.com
On why he eats the meat, he said it serves as an immunization for his family against malaria attack. "We use mosquitoes net in my house, but somehow mosquitoes still find their way into the house, and I know that dog meat fights malaria parasite," he ...

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Breakthrough in malaria testing enables early detection - Channel News Asia

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Channel News Asia

Breakthrough in malaria testing enables early detection
Channel News Asia
SINGAPORE: Researchers from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) have developed a new technique to detect malaria within minutes. This breakthrough in the field of malaria testing involves a technique that detects the ...

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New test fast-tracks malaria diagnosis - Health24.com

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New test fast-tracks malaria diagnosis
Health24.com
While that method is considered the gold standard in malaria diagnostics today, it depends on the technician's skill in interpreting the image, the quality of the microscope and lab chemicals and even on the thickness of the blood smear on the slide ...

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Faster, cheaper way of detecting malaria developed here - The Straits Times

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Faster, cheaper way of detecting malaria developed here
The Straits Times
SINGAPORE - A new method for diagnosing malaria which is faster, cheaper and more accurate has been invented in Singapore. Developed by the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology along with the Nanyang Technological University, the ...

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A brand new way to diagnose Malaria - Mumbai Mirror

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 19:32

A brand new way to diagnose Malaria
Mumbai Mirror
Researchers have created a way to use magnetic fields to accurately detect the malaria parasite's waste products in infected blood cells for less than Rs 10 per test. Over the past several decades, malaria diagnosis has changed very little. After ...

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Scientists Create 'Affordable and Reliable' Malaria Test Using Magnets - International Business Times UK

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 12:09

International Business Times UK

Scientists Create 'Affordable and Reliable' Malaria Test Using Magnets
International Business Times UK
Scientists have developed a novel way to diagnose malaria using magnetic fields. The affordable and quick technique can detect parasitic waste products in the blood of infected patients. A research team from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and ...

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New test fast-tracks diagnosis for malaria - New Vision

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 11:15

New Vision

New test fast-tracks diagnosis for malaria
New Vision
While that method is considered the gold standard in malaria diagnostics today, it depends on the technician's skill in interpreting the image, the quality of the microscope and lab chemicals and even on the thickness of the blood smear on the slide ...
Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows PromiseScientific American
Scientists Invent Inexpensive, Quick And Accurate Malaria TestInternational Business Times
Scientist Are Now Using Magnets To Detect MalariaGizmodo

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New malaria case - InCyprus

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 11:07

InCyprus

New malaria case
InCyprus
PAPHOS - A new case of malaria – the fourth in the space of a month - has been reported by Paphos General Hospital. Speaking to the media on Monday, the head of the hospital confirmed that a patient from Africa is being treated for the disease. “The ...

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New malaria case - InCyprus (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 11:07

InCyprus (blog)

New malaria case
InCyprus (blog)
PAPHOS - A new case of malaria – the fourth in the space of a month - has been reported by Paphos General Hospital. Speaking to the media on Monday, the head of the hospital confirmed that a patient from Africa is being treated for the disease. “The ...

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Scientists use magnetic fields for rapid diagnosis of malaria - TheHealthSite

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 10:43

TheHealthSite

Scientists use magnetic fields for rapid diagnosis of malaria
TheHealthSite
A team of researchers from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology ( SMART) have come up with a fast, reliable and possible alternative for malaria diagnosis. Their study published in the journal Nature Medicine, revealed a new method ...

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Scientist Are Now Using Magnets To Detect Malaria - Gizmodo

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 09:01

Scientist Are Now Using Magnets To Detect Malaria
Gizmodo
Malaria is a hard disease to treat — but it's even harder to detect. A new breakthrough uses a technology similar to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that essentially detects parasite poop in the blood of infected patients to provide a reliable diagnosis.

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Kenyan Kids Take Part in Trial to Trap Malaria Parasite - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 08:54

Kenyan Kids Take Part in Trial to Trap Malaria Parasite
AllAfrica.com
About 140 Kenyan children took part in a pioneer research that discovered a protein that is essential in making a malaria vaccine. The blood samples, which were collected way back in 1997, were used by Rhode Island Hospital researchers to help ...

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Scientists develop new method to diagnose malaria - Economic Times

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 08:23

Economic Times

Scientists develop new method to diagnose malaria
Economic Times
Over the past several decades, malaria diagnosis has changed very little. After taking a blood sample from a patient, a technician smears the blood across a glass slide, stains it with a special dye, and looks under a microscope for the Plasmodium ...

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Scientists develop new method to diagnose malaria - Economic Times

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 08:23

Economic Times

Scientists develop new method to diagnose malaria
Economic Times
Over the past several decades, malaria diagnosis has changed very little. After taking a blood sample from a patient, a technician smears the blood across a glass slide, stains it with a special dye, and looks under a microscope for the Plasmodium ...

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New method to diagnose malaria found - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 08:02

New method to diagnose malaria found
The Hindu
Scientists have developed a fast, reliable and inexpensive method to diagnose malaria that uses magnetic field to detect the parasite's waste products in the blood of infected patients. Over the past several decades, malaria diagnosis has changed very ...

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Scientists block malaria from hijacking red blood cells - ScienceAlert

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 07:43

Scientists block malaria from hijacking red blood cells
ScienceAlert
"This is a major advance in the quest for new malaria drugs. If we can discover a drug that blocks the protein complex that comprises this gateway, you can effectively block the functioning of several hundred proteins," said Brendan Crabb, the Director ...

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Test fast-tracks diagnosis for malaria - Independent Online

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 07:11

Independent Online

Test fast-tracks diagnosis for malaria
Independent Online
While that method is considered the gold standard in malaria diagnostics today, it depends on the technician's skill in interpreting the image, the quality of the microscope and lab chemicals and even on the thickness of the blood smear on the slide ...

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Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows Promise - Scientific American

Malaria News Feeds - September 1, 2014 - 02:57

Scientific American

Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows Promise
Scientific American
A device that fits on a table can diagnose malaria infection by detecting a by-product of the parasite's growth in the blood. If the technique can be demonstrated to work in the field, it could detect and aid in the treatment of malaria in remote areas ...
New test fast-tracks diagnosis for malariaYahoo News

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