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'Malaria parasites can talk with each other'
New Straits Times
MELBOURNE -- Scientists here have been shocked to discover that malaria parasites can communicate with each other to replicate and improve their chances of being transmitted to other humans. The finding could provide a niche for developing ...
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Thousands of women protest malaria death in Togo
KRNV My News 4
Authorities say he suffered from malaria. His supporters, though, say he did not receive adequate medical care and should have been brought sooner to a hospital. Yakanou had been detained since January in connection with a blaze at two huge markets in ...
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Malaria Mosquito and Dayan Jayatilleka
It was the Anopheles mosquito that prevented Tamil homelands in the dry and arid north and east of Sri Lanka. The retired geography professor G. H. Peiris has explained this using his extensive collection of research data to disprove the Tamil ...
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Time for the Big Push to Defeat Malaria
Moments of historic greatness are rarely realized by a single actor. Instead, they require the work of partners, with a sense of shared responsibility and coordinated action. The Big Push to defeat malaria is no different. In the past 10 years ...
Is city growth driving malaria elimination? - Thomson Reuters Foundation
The elimination of malaria has closely followed patterns of urban growth over the past century, raising hope that booming urbanisation in developing nations will lead to further reductions in cases of what is still one of the world's top killers, says ...
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Firms are 'ill prepared' for malaria risks on the continent
Globally, there have been major gains in the fight against malaria, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) reporting that mortality rates caused by the disease have fallen by more than 25% between 2000 and last year. But the WHO also says emerging ...
Malaria mosquitoes more attracted to humans: study
Mosquitoes infected with the malaria parasite are more attracted to human odours than uninfected ones, according to a study by a team of scientists. Reporting in the journal PLOS ONE, they said the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, altered the ...
Toxic Waste on Par with Malaria as a Global Killer
Toxic waste sites in 31 countries are damaging the brains of nearly 800,000 children and impairing the health of millions of people in the developing world, two new studies have found. Toxins and pollutants in the environment are major sources of ...
Malaria Overstretching Healthcare in DRC
Kampala — Gaps in the healthcare system in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are hampering the fight against malaria, a leading killer of children, say experts. Malaria accounts for about a third of outpatient consultations in DRC clinics ...
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Malaria overstretching healthcare in DRC
In DRC, malaria accounts for about half of all hospital consultations and admissions in children younger than five, according to the government's National Programme for the Fight against Malaria (NMCP). On average, Congolese children under five years ...
Why We're Committed to Fight Against Malaria - Total
Lagos — Total Nigeria Plc, one of the nation's petroleum marketing companies has said malaria eradication is the prime of its corporate social responsibility initiatives in Nigeria. Its Managing Director, Francois Boussagol said his company's ...
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Malaria parasite lures mosquito to human odour
Mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite are more attracted to human body odour than uninfected insects, a study suggests. Researchers found that infected insects were three times more likely to be lured towards a human scent. They believe that the ...
New quick malaria test developedWorld First Travel Insurance
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African plant could be affordable malaria remedy
Ninety per cent of all global malaria deaths occur in Africa. With evidence that malaria is spreading due to rising temperatures, the push to find alternative treatments for the mosquito borne disease is growing. In Eastern Africa, people are turning ...
Health and family welfare department starts anti-malaria activities well in ...
Times of India
JAIPUR: Nearly 70% of malaria cases are reported in the tribal and desert areas. To curb malaria deaths in state, the medical health and family welfare department has stepped up anti-malaria activities well in advance before the rainy season sets in.
WHO Representatives Laud Eritrea's Accomplishments in Combating Malaria ...
Speaking at the meeting during which various reports were presented by both institutions, Dr. Andebirhan Tesfatsion, Acting head of public health at the head office, explained that effective programs were implemented over the past 15 years targeting ...
New malaria test kit gives a boost to elimination efforts worldwide
A new, highly sensitive blood test that quickly detects even the lowest levels of malaria parasites in the body could make a dramatic difference in efforts to tackle the disease in the UK and across the world, according to new research published in the ...
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CWRU researcher and graduate student launch biomedical business to develop ...
View full size"I think there's a lot of respect," Case Western Reserve University malaria researcher Brian Grimberg, right, said of the relationship with his business partner, graduate student John Lewandowski. The pair is developing a handheld malaria ...
Mortein Battles Malaria In Lagos
As part of efforts to curb the devastating effect of malaria on pregnant women and children, Mortein in partnership with the Lagos State Ministry of Health and National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) intensified its anti-malaria ...
Scientists Race to Contain Malaria: New Discoveries, More Resistance - VOA
Voice of America
Two new medical discoveries are raising hopes of containing malaria - the mosquito-borne parasitic disease that each year infects more than 200 million people and claims an estimated 660 thousand lives. Meantime, the World Health Organization is ...
The Roll Back Malaria Partnership accellerates its fight against the diseaseVatican Radio
Malaria fight at a 'tipping point,' experts tell CongressGlobalPost (blog)
'Passion is absolutely critical if you want to be a good leader'The Guardian
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Simple Malaria Test Could Bring Surveillance To The Masses
An innovative test for malaria performed well in two large trials in Uganda and the UK. Scientists are now pushing for its broader use, as it might dramatically shorten the time required to contain an outbreak. (Photo : <a href="http://www ...
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