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No respite for South Sudan: cholera down but malaria, parasitic disease up: MSF - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - August 29, 2014 - 15:48

No respite for South Sudan: cholera down but malaria, parasitic disease up: MSF
Reuters
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - South Sudan's cholera crisis is waning but humanitarian workers are now battling increased cases of malaria and the parasitic disease kala azar, with children most affected. Conflict between the government and ...
No respite for South Sudan: cholera down but malaria and parasitic disease up ...TrustLaw

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Malaria kills 11 tribal children in Jharkhand - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - August 29, 2014 - 15:46

Malaria kills 11 tribal children in Jharkhand
Hindustan Times
Blood samples from the infected children confirmed malaria in 15 cases on Friday. "The situation is under control and new cases have not been reported so far," said Latehar civil surgeon Dr Kanhaiya Prasad. "The patients who underwent treatment are out ...

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No respite for South Sudan: cholera down but malaria, parasitic disease up - MSF - WTAQ

Malaria News Feeds - August 29, 2014 - 15:18

No respite for South Sudan: cholera down but malaria, parasitic disease up - MSF
WTAQ
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - South Sudan's cholera crisis is waning but humanitarian workers are now battling increased cases of malaria and the parasitic disease kala azar, with children most affected. Conflict between the government and ...

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"Third wave" of malaria resistance lurks on Thai-Cambodia border - Gant Daily

Malaria News Feeds - August 29, 2014 - 12:33

Asian Scientist Magazine

"Third wave" of malaria resistance lurks on Thai-Cambodia border
Gant Daily
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (IRIN) – Public health experts and scientists warn history's third major bout of drug-resistant malaria could spread across Asia to Africa unless “radical action” is taken. Artemisinin-resistant strains on the Thailand-Cambodia ...
Drug-Resistant Malaria Threatens Southeast AsiaAsian Scientist Magazine
Unregulated fake medicines are threatening the fight against diseases like malariaNew Statesman

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New method to diagnose malaria accurately - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - August 29, 2014 - 11:20

The Hindu

New method to diagnose malaria accurately
The Hindu
Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, claim to have developed a new innovative system for accurately diagnosing malaria infection. The method is based on computer vision algorithms similar to those used in facial recognition systems combined with ...
New method to diagnose malaria fasterZee News

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"Third wave" of malaria resistance lurks on Thai-Cambodia border - IRINnews.org

Malaria News Feeds - August 29, 2014 - 10:54

Asian Scientist Magazine

"Third wave" of malaria resistance lurks on Thai-Cambodia border
IRINnews.org
PHNOM PENH, 29 August 2014 (IRIN) - Public health experts and scientists warn history's third major bout of drug-resistant malaria could spread across Asia to Africa unless "radical action" is taken. Artemisinin-resistant strains on the Thailand ...
Drug-Resistant Malaria Threatens Southeast AsiaAsian Scientist Magazine
Unregulated fake medicines are threatening the fight against diseases like malariaNew Statesman

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New method to diagnose malaria faster - Odisha Sun Times

Malaria News Feeds - August 29, 2014 - 09:00

New method to diagnose malaria faster
Odisha Sun Times
“Our aim is to develop methods that are significantly less labour intensive than the traditional ones and have a potential to considerably increase the throughput in malaria diagnostics,” said research director Johan Lundin from the Institute for ...

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61 malaria cases reported in August - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2014 - 22:48

61 malaria cases reported in August
Times of India
Phool Singh, district malaria officer, said an outbreak of malaria is normal for this part of the year and that no death has been reported so far. "Last year in August we had 103 cases. The total number of malaria patients from January to August this ...

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Malaria's Clinical Symptoms Fade on Repeat Infections - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2014 - 13:19

ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Malaria's Clinical Symptoms Fade on Repeat Infections
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team led by UC San Francisco researchers has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of ...

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Harmonisation: improving support for malaria control - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2014 - 10:26

The Guardian

Harmonisation: improving support for malaria control
The Guardian
Funding for malaria control currently reaches about $2.5bn (£1.5bn), but these billions are divided amongst a range of organisations, technical agencies and governments working at local, national and international levels. Although united by common ...

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Dar Hosts Crucial Malaria Meeting - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2014 - 06:51

Dar Hosts Crucial Malaria Meeting
AllAfrica.com
The Partnership is comprised of more than 500 partners, including malaria endemic countries, their bilateral and multilateral development partners, the private sector, non-governmental and community- based organizations, foundations, and research and ...

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Certain Cancer Treatments can Treat Malaria, Scientists Claim - Chinatopix

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2014 - 04:29

Certain Cancer Treatments can Treat Malaria, Scientists Claim
Chinatopix
Scientists have found out there are a number of compounds used to treat cancer that can treat malaria, as well. They've identified several compounds from a group of protein kinase inhibitors that can inhibit malaria growth without harming its host.

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Don't treat every fever as malaria - Public advised - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - August 28, 2014 - 04:10

Don't treat every fever as malaria - Public advised
GhanaWeb
A Clinical Pharmacist, Ms Ellen Sam, has advised the public to not treat every bout of fever as malaria since the mismanagement of such illnesses could lead to drug resistance. According to her, drug resistance is one of the major barriers to kicking ...

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RMC sleeps as malaria outbreak threatens Raipur - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2014 - 19:23

RMC sleeps as malaria outbreak threatens Raipur
Times of India
RAIPUR: Raipur Municipal Corporation faces criticism over mosquito menace that is posing threat of an outbreak of malaria, chikungunya and dengue. Civic body's budget of more than Rs 10 lakh and fogging machines have failed to control mosquito ...

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Malaria symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cells

Science Daily - Malaria - August 27, 2014 - 18:16
Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team of scientists has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of specific types of immune cells. Additionally, researchers speculate that malaria infection, by reshaping immune responses, might influence susceptibility to, and protection from, other infectious diseases.
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Malaria's Clinical Symptoms Fade on Repeat Infections Due to Loss of Immune ... - UCSF News Services

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2014 - 18:10

UCSF News Services

Malaria's Clinical Symptoms Fade on Repeat Infections Due to Loss of Immune ...
UCSF News Services
Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team led by UC San Francisco researchers has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of ...
Loss of immune cells reduces malarial fevers in childrenThe Hindu

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Malaria symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cells, UCSF ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2014 - 18:04

Malaria symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cells, UCSF ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team led by UC San Francisco researchers has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of ...

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Malaria symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cells - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2014 - 18:01

Medical Xpress

Malaria symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cells
Medical Xpress
Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team led by UC San Francisco researchers has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of ...

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Karimnagar registers sharp increase in incidence of malaria - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2014 - 17:51

The Hindu

Karimnagar registers sharp increase in incidence of malaria
The Hindu
Thanks to the lethargy on the part of Municipal Corporation of Karimnagar (MCK) authorities, the mosquito menace has assumed alarming proportions and there has been a sharp increase in the incidence of malaria. As authorities have not taken up fogging ...

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13 African Countries Meet to Discuss Malaria Threat On Peacekeepers - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 27, 2014 - 09:30

13 African Countries Meet to Discuss Malaria Threat On Peacekeepers
AllAfrica.com
Miburo, who was speaking in Bujumbura during the opening of the third joint session between East and West Africa on malaria among defence forces, urged health authorities within the armies in these African regions to put emphasis on training medical ...

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