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Children who get vitamin A may be less likely to develop malaria - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - February 3, 2015 - 21:07

Medical Xpress

Children who get vitamin A may be less likely to develop malaria
Medical Xpress
Children under age 5 living in sub-Saharan Africa were 54 percent less likely to develop malaria if they had been given a single large dose of vitamin A, new research led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.
Public Release: 3-Feb-2015 Children who get vitamin A may be less likely to ...EurekAlert (press release)
Vitamin A May Protect Against MalariaUniversity Herald

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Children who get vitamin A may be less likely to develop malaria

Science Daily - Malaria - February 3, 2015 - 20:55
Children under age 5 living in sub-Saharan Africa were 54 percent less likely to develop malaria if they had been given a single large dose of vitamin A, new research suggests.
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Children Who Get Vitamin a May Be Less Likely to Develop Malaria - Newswise (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 3, 2015 - 19:37

University Herald

Children Who Get Vitamin a May Be Less Likely to Develop Malaria
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — Children under age 5 living in sub-Saharan Africa were 54 percent less likely to develop malaria if they had been given a single large dose of vitamin A, new research led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.
Vitamin A May Protect Against MalariaUniversity Herald
Vitamin A may protect kids from malariaBusiness Standard

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Of The 3 Types Of Potential Malaria Vaccines, 2 Might Be Bad Ideas - Science 2.0

Malaria News Feeds - February 3, 2015 - 16:30

Science 2.0

Of The 3 Types Of Potential Malaria Vaccines, 2 Might Be Bad Ideas
Science 2.0
Malaria is caused by a parasite hosted by Anopheles mosquitoes in the tropics. It is a maddening disease for scientists. It represents one of the deadliest of all maladies, killing more than half a million people a year, mostly African children. Yet ...

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Harvard researchers announce advances in cerebral malaria treatment - Vaccine News Daily

Malaria News Feeds - February 3, 2015 - 11:08

Vaccine News Daily

Harvard researchers announce advances in cerebral malaria treatment
Vaccine News Daily
The team discovered a specific impact of the hormone leptin, which appears to be instrumental in the neurological symptoms and death of cerebral malaria patients. Fat tissue secretes leptin hormones when appetites are suppressed, but leptin also ...
Research shows existing drug could treat cerebral malaria effectivelyFirstpost
Rapamycin may be useful in treating cerebral malariaOutbreak News Today
Existing drug may treat deadly form of malariaEconomic Times
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There Are 3 Types Of Potential Malaria Vaccines And 2 Might Be Bad Ideas - Inside Science News Service

Malaria News Feeds - February 2, 2015 - 18:38

Inside Science News Service

There Are 3 Types Of Potential Malaria Vaccines And 2 Might Be Bad Ideas
Inside Science News Service
A team of researchers, working with a computer model found that could be true in the fight against malaria, one of humankind's greatest scourges. Combining anti-mosquito netting with a certain type of potential vaccine for the disease, they found ...

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Antibiotic Use and Mosquitoes' Ability to Transmit Malaria - The Disease Daily

Malaria News Feeds - February 2, 2015 - 18:20

The Disease Daily

Antibiotic Use and Mosquitoes' Ability to Transmit Malaria
The Disease Daily
In an article published in Nature Communications in January of 2015, a connection was revealed between the presence of antibiotics in human blood and increased mosquito transmissibility of malaria. The apparent link, between the otherwise disparate ...

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Research and Markets: Funded Research in Malaria 2015-2020 - Rock Hill Herald (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 2, 2015 - 17:50

Research and Markets: Funded Research in Malaria 2015-2020
Rock Hill Herald (press release)
This report will provide global transparency to research funded for Malaria - based on models of NIH definitions for those topic areas. Using these models, we will provide you with 5 years of Malaria Grant Funding data from the top global funders of ...

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Pollution Kills Far More People Than Malaria Or Ebola In The Developing World - Co.Exist

Malaria News Feeds - February 2, 2015 - 14:27

Co.Exist

Pollution Kills Far More People Than Malaria Or Ebola In The Developing World
Co.Exist
Diseases like ebola, HIV, and malaria rightly get a lot of a headlines, because they can kill millions of people very quickly. But there's another problem that affects even more people, and it's not mentioned as much: pollution. In all, pollution kills ...

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Existing drug may treat deadly form of malaria - Economic Times

Malaria News Feeds - February 2, 2015 - 08:05

Zee News

Existing drug may treat deadly form of malaria
Economic Times
"We have known for a long time that nutrition can affect the course of infectious disease, but we were surprised at how rapidly a mild reduction in food intake could improve outcome in a mouse malaria model," said senior author James Mitchell ...
Existing drug could treat cerebral malaria effectively: StudyZee News
Research shows existing drug could treat cerebral malaria effectivelyFirstpost
Existing drug found effective to treat cerebral malaria: studyMicrofinance Monitor
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Hungry Residents Often Forced To Use Malaria Nets For Fishing In Many African ... - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - February 2, 2015 - 07:32

Hungry Residents Often Forced To Use Malaria Nets For Fishing In Many African ...
Huffington Post
But, on-the-ground investigations have found that when people in many African countries don't have access to food or adequate information about malaria, they're often inclined to use those very nets for an assortment of other activities. Fishermen in ...

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Existing drug could treat cerebral malaria effectively - Zee News

Malaria News Feeds - February 2, 2015 - 07:10

Zee News

Existing drug could treat cerebral malaria effectively
Zee News
"The real importance of this work is the identification of unexpected molecular pathways underlying cerebral malaria that we can now target with existing drugs," said senior author James Mitchell, associate professor of genetics and complex diseases.

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Research shows existing drug could treat cerebral malaria effectively - Firstpost

Malaria News Feeds - February 2, 2015 - 07:05

Firstpost

Research shows existing drug could treat cerebral malaria effectively
Firstpost
New York: A drug already approved for treating other diseases may be useful as a treatment for cerebral malaria, research has found. What is more, the researchers also discovered that reducing food intake during the first two days of infection could ...
Existing drug could treat cerebral malaria effectivelyZee News

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Malaria remains a threat in SADC - The Southern Times

Malaria News Feeds - February 2, 2015 - 06:40

Malaria remains a threat in SADC
The Southern Times
Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes.The disease is so deadly to the extent that in 2013, the World Health Organisation estimated that malaria caused 584 000 ...

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Are Topical Insect Repellents Effective Against Malaria in Endemic Populations? - Medscape

Malaria News Feeds - February 2, 2015 - 05:22

Are Topical Insect Repellents Effective Against Malaria in Endemic Populations?
Medscape
Background Recommended vector control tools against malaria, such as long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS), mainly target mosquitoes that rest and feed on human hosts indoors. However, in some malaria-endemic areas, ...

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Zambia, Zim in malaria control initiative - Zambia Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - February 1, 2015 - 22:08

Zambia Daily Mail

Zambia, Zim in malaria control initiative
Zambia Daily Mail
In a speech read on her behalf by assistant secretary Luyanga Kapumo during the cross-border malaria initiative on Friday, Ms Sinyangwe said as a result of this challenge, various interventions aimed at reducing malaria in the neighbouring towns of the ...

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Health Matters: Following treatment protocol essential for curing malaria - Anderson Independent Mail

Malaria News Feeds - February 1, 2015 - 09:03

Anderson Independent Mail

Health Matters: Following treatment protocol essential for curing malaria
Anderson Independent Mail
A: Malaria is unusual in the United States, though it continues to be serious worldwide. It is most common in tropical areas of Asia, Africa, Central America and South America. The most recent reports in the United States (Centers for Disease Control ...

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New molecular target identified for treating cerebral malaria - HSPH News

Malaria News Feeds - February 1, 2015 - 04:08

Zee News

New molecular target identified for treating cerebral malaria
HSPH News
Boston, MA – A drug already approved for treating other diseases may be useful as a treatment for cerebral malaria, according to researchers at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. They discovered a novel link between food intake during the ...
Here's how mild reduction in food intake can protect against cerebral malariaZee News

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Here's how mild reduction in food intake can protect against cerebral malaria - Zee News

Malaria News Feeds - January 31, 2015 - 10:09

Zee News

Here's how mild reduction in food intake can protect against cerebral malaria
Zee News
Washington: A team of scientists has identified two molecular pathways that can lead to new therapeutic targets for cerebral malaria and also, discovered a novel link between food intake during the early stages of infection and the outcome of the disease.
Public Release: 30-Jan-2015 New molecular target identified for treating ...EurekAlert (press release)

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Here's how mild reduction in food intake can protect against cerebral malaria - Zee News

Malaria News Feeds - January 31, 2015 - 09:12

Zee News

Here's how mild reduction in food intake can protect against cerebral malaria
Zee News
Washington: A team of scientists has identified two molecular pathways that can lead to new therapeutic targets for cerebral malaria and also, discovered a novel link between food intake during the early stages of infection and the outcome of the disease.
New Molecular Target Identified for Treating Cerebral MalariaInfection Control Today

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