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Tribal areas at high malaria risk - Times of India

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Tribal areas at high malaria risk
Times of India
VADODARA: A study of Vadodara and Chhotaudepur districts conducted by MS University's (MSU) Department of Geography of Faculty of Science identifies tribal areas of the region as high risk areas of vector-borne diseases, especially malaria. According ...

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Rebel Wilson Explains How Malaria Helped Her Realize Her Acting Dream - Just Jared

Malaria News Feeds - 6 hours 6 min ago

Just Jared

Rebel Wilson Explains How Malaria Helped Her Realize Her Acting Dream
Just Jared
I caught malaria and the medicines caused a hallucination. I dreamt I won an Oscar for acting. I know it sounds stupid, but it was so real and I just knew then it would happen. When I came back, everyone was like: 'Rebel, you can't be an actress ...
Rebel Wilson on Hollywood: 'If you are a woman you need to be two or three ...Evening Standard

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Rebel Wilson Explains How Malaria Helped Her Realize Her Acting Dream - Just Jared

Malaria News Feeds - April 1, 2015 - 21:20

Just Jared

Rebel Wilson Explains How Malaria Helped Her Realize Her Acting Dream
Just Jared
I caught malaria and the medicines caused a hallucination. I dreamt I won an Oscar for acting. I know it sounds stupid, but it was so real and I just knew then it would happen. When I came back, everyone was like: 'Rebel, you can't be an actress ...

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Risk of buying fake malaria medicine stands at 30pc - The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 1, 2015 - 19:06

Risk of buying fake malaria medicine stands at 30pc
The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Kenya: Thirty per cent of malaria drugs in the Kenyan market are counterfeit, a report has revealed. The study titled 'Enforcement Manual to Combat Illicit Trade in Kenya' and released by the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) shows African ...

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Cancer Drugs Successfully Target Malaria Parasites - Business Wire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - April 1, 2015 - 15:00

Vaccine News Daily

Cancer Drugs Successfully Target Malaria Parasites
Business Wire (press release)
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a recent issue of Molecular Therapy, Seattle BioMed scientists Dr. Alexis Kaushansky, PhD, Alyse Douglas, and Heather Kain published a manuscript titled “Host-based Prophylaxis Successfully Targets Liver Stage Malaria ...
Diagnostic tests plumb depths of 'hidden malaria'SciDev.Net
New tool for studying relapsing malaria infectionsVaccine News Daily

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Malaria blood filter and anti-counterfeit plasma win engineering award - Wired.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - April 1, 2015 - 13:38

Wired.co.uk

Malaria blood filter and anti-counterfeit plasma win engineering award
Wired.co.uk
An anti-counterfeiting system that implants unique plasma 'fingerprints' into glass has been awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering's Enterprise Hub prize. The runners-up, however, are no less game-changing. They range from a blood filter that ...

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Merck KGaA: Merck Serono and Medicines for Malaria Venture Sign Agreement ... - The Wall Street Transcript

Malaria News Feeds - April 1, 2015 - 13:20

Merck KGaA: Merck Serono and Medicines for Malaria Venture Sign Agreement ...
The Wall Street Transcript
Darmstadt, Germany, April 1, 2015 - Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck, and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) announced today that an agreement has been signed for Merck Serono to obtain the rights to the investigational ...

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Diagnostic tests plumb depths of 'hidden malaria' - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - April 1, 2015 - 11:24

Diagnostic tests plumb depths of 'hidden malaria'
SciDev.Net
In the past, malaria was detected by using a light microscope to spot parasites in blood samples. But microbiological tests that pick up the parasites' genetic signature indicate that, in areas with low levels of malaria, asymptomatic carriers may ...

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Bangalore: Fast-working malaria drug is working against drug resistant strains - International Business Times UK

Malaria News Feeds - April 1, 2015 - 08:35

International Business Times UK

Bangalore: Fast-working malaria drug is working against drug resistant strains
International Business Times UK
malaria myanmar Myanmar has become a breeding ground for drug-resistant strains of diseases such as malaria and tuberculosis. The mosquito-borne disease has killed about 584,000 people in 2013, mostly in Africa, according to the World Health ...
Bengaluru scientists find drug which could cure malaria with one doseTimes of India
Global pharma & academia discover TAP as a promising drug candidate for ...pharmabiz.com

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Sumitomo supports malaria fight - Solomon Star

Malaria News Feeds - April 1, 2015 - 02:46

Sumitomo supports malaria fight
Solomon Star
Sumitomo Metal Mining (SMM) Ltd on Tuesday donated 11,000 stop malaria posters to Honiara City Council (HCC) Malaria division. The donation was made possible through a request from JICA volunteer working with the Malaria division as part of fighting ...

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Bengaluru scientists find drug which could cure malaria with one dose - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - March 31, 2015 - 21:09

Bengaluru scientists find drug which could cure malaria with one dose
Times of India
The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 3.2 billion people in 97 countries, including India, are at risk of being infected with malaria. In 2013, WHO reported an estimated 198 million cases and the disease was responsible for an estimated 5 ...

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Malaria, diarrhoea wreaking havoc - New Zimbabwe.com

Malaria News Feeds - March 31, 2015 - 14:23

New Zimbabwe.com

Malaria, diarrhoea wreaking havoc
New Zimbabwe.com
MALARIA has so far killed 155 people this year while a total of 94 520 people have been infected, the Health and Child Care ministry has reported. The latest weekly surveillance report for week 12, states that a total of 12 192 cases and 12 deaths were ...

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The End Could Be in Sight for Ebola and AIDS, But What About Malaria? - Care2.com

Malaria News Feeds - March 31, 2015 - 13:28

Care2.com

The End Could Be in Sight for Ebola and AIDS, But What About Malaria?
Care2.com
Good news for sure. But one health problem continues to plague the developing world, particularly Africa. Despite decades of research and public health interventions, prospects for containing malaria remain elusive. The World Health Organization ...
CONFER: DDT ban is to blame for suffering in AfricaNiagara Gazette

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The Month In Plagues: Parasitic Worm Sex, Lemony Malaria, And More - Popular Science

Malaria News Feeds - March 31, 2015 - 12:56

Popular Science

The Month In Plagues: Parasitic Worm Sex, Lemony Malaria, And More
Popular Science
New research suggests that, in rare cases, particularly in children, malaria parasites can get caught in the brain where they affect the center responsible for respiration. It may be that getting the patients on a ventilator early will help them ...

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How Nigeria Plans to Eliminate Malaria Through Net Substitution - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - March 31, 2015 - 09:59

How Nigeria Plans to Eliminate Malaria Through Net Substitution
Vanguard
IN what has been largely described as an ambitious initiative, Nigeria is embarking on a malaria elimination drive through a comprehensive Long Lasting Insecticide Nets, LLINs, replacement programme. Since the commencement of the universal mass ...

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Malaria still major health concern in Malawi - Nyasa Times

Malaria News Feeds - March 31, 2015 - 08:55

Malaria still major health concern in Malawi
Nyasa Times
“Specifically, we are striving for progress in achieving prompt and effective anti-malarial drug treatment, use of insecticide treatment nets and indoor residual spraying and prevention of Malaria in pregnant women,” he said. Malawi registers an ...
Malawi: Malaria prevalence drops to 33 percent - surveyStarAfrica.com

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Malaria article wins Access to Understanding prize - Wellcome Trust

Malaria News Feeds - March 30, 2015 - 22:17

Malaria article wins Access to Understanding prize
Wellcome Trust
This year's winner is postdoctoral researcher Philippa Matthews for her article 'Rolling back malaria: A journey through space and time' about the measurement of the changing pattern of malaria risk in Africa. The Wellcome Trust-funded paper that ...

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Director of malaria initiative to speak at UGA - Online Athens

Malaria News Feeds - March 30, 2015 - 22:04

Online Athens

Director of malaria initiative to speak at UGA
Online Athens
U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator Admiral Timothy Ziemer will speak at the University of Georgia this month as part of the CAES Spring Showcase, a celebration of agricultural and environmental sciences at the university. Ziemer leads the President's ...

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Scientists successfully produce highly effective medication for malaria from ... - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - March 30, 2015 - 15:53

Scientists successfully produce highly effective medication for malaria from ...
News-Medical.net
Professor Peter H. Seeberger, Professor Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern and their team are successful in producing a low-cost but highly effective medication for malaria from plant waste material. For their findings, they received the $25,000 award ...

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