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Novel nanoparticle could help fight malaria - tce today

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2014 - 17:35

Novel nanoparticle could help fight malaria
tce today
There is at present no effective vaccine for malaria, and the parasite which causes the disease, from the genus Plasmodium, is increasingly becoming resistant to the drugs used to treat it. New ways to tackle the disease are urgently required, and the ...

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Video: Mozambique partnership addresses malaria, intense flooding - Episcopal News Service

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2014 - 10:49

Video: Mozambique partnership addresses malaria, intense flooding
Episcopal News Service
Episcopal Relief & Development has partnered with ASA through the malaria prevention program NetsforLife®, community development initiatives, and in responding to the immediate impact and long-term recovery from flooding disasters. This video is also ...

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15 CRPF jawans in RIMS with malaria, dengue - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2014 - 08:18

15 CRPF jawans in RIMS with malaria, dengue
Times of India
RANCHI: Though the paramilitary personnel deployed for poll duties across Jharkhand managed to ward off their greatest threat ofMaoists so far, another of its prime enemies, malaria has taken several in its clutches. As many as 25 Central Reserve ...

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Drug-resistant malaria: World's next big health crisis? - Emirates 24/7

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2014 - 06:15

Emirates 24/7

Drug-resistant malaria: World's next big health crisis?
Emirates 24/7
“Artemisinin resistance could wipe out a lot of the gains we've made in containing malaria and there is nothing yet to replace it,” said Nyan Sint, an epidemiologist and regional malaria officer working with the government's national malaria control ...

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The World Health Organization's Annual World Malaria Report - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2014 - 00:30

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The World Health Organization's Annual World Malaria Report
Huffington Post
According to the World Health Organization's annual World Malaria Report, mortality rates from the disease have fallen dramatically to 584,000 annually -- including a 58 percent decline in child deaths in Africa, where 90 percent of malaria deaths occur.
Move over Ebola- Malaria next big health crisisDigital Journal

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Drug-resistant malaria could be the next big health crisis - New York Daily News

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 19:53

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Drug-resistant malaria could be the next big health crisis
New York Daily News
Ka Lar Nar caught malaria for the sixth time when he was working away from home on his small farm in the jungle of south-eastern Myanmar. But this time it was a lot harder to get rid of it. After testing positive for malaria, he got a three-day course ...
Drug-Resistant Malaria Could Be The World's Next Health CrisisHuffington Post
New plague panic? New strains of malaria appear immune to current treatmentCatholic Online
Drug resistant malaria 'world's next big health emergency', experts warnInternational Business Times UK

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Nanoparticles Trick Malaria Parasites By Mimicking Red Blood Cells - The Biological SCENE

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 17:02

The Biological SCENE

Nanoparticles Trick Malaria Parasites By Mimicking Red Blood Cells
The Biological SCENE
Researchers have designed polymer nanoparticles to mimic the surfaces of red blood cells so that the particles bind to malaria parasites and prevent them from infecting real red blood cells (ACS Nano 2014, DOI: 10.1021/nn5054206). The nanomimics have ...

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Barbados says hospitalized patients have malaria, quells Ebola rumors - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 12:13

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Barbados says hospitalized patients have malaria, quells Ebola rumors
Outbreak News Today
Two people hospitalized at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has started a flurry of rumors concerning the presence of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on the Caribbean island of Barbados. However, on Monday, the Ministry of Health came out and stated, “Any ...
Malaria, not EbolaNation News

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Malaria Parasite Developing Drug Resistance - Diabetes Insider

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 10:25

Diabetes Insider

Malaria Parasite Developing Drug Resistance
Diabetes Insider
Malaria is one of the most prominently deadly diseases in the world. It affects as many as 60 million people around the globe at any given time, all of whom have been infected by a parasite, administered through a mosquito bite. While efforts are high ...

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Drug resistant malaria 'world's next big health emergency', experts warn - International Business Times UK

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 09:41

International Business Times UK

Drug resistant malaria 'world's next big health emergency', experts warn
International Business Times UK
Drug resistant malaria has the potential to become the world's next biggest health emergency, experts have warned. The World Health Organization recently said that malaria deaths have halved since 2000, with an ever increasing number of people getting ...

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Drug-Resistant Malaria in Burma: The World's Next Big Health Crisis? - The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 06:45

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Drug-Resistant Malaria in Burma: The World's Next Big Health Crisis?
The Irrawaddy News Magazine
After testing positive for malaria he got a three-day course of drugs from a community health volunteer in his village but even though his fever subsided, he continued to be plagued by headaches and another test still showed positive results. Experts ...

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Researchers Find Mechanism For Malarial Drug Resistance - Design & Trend

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 06:19

Design & Trend

Researchers Find Mechanism For Malarial Drug Resistance
Design & Trend
"The surprising find was that almost all the malaria parasites found in Cambodia and nearby regions had mutated and developed resistance to Artemisinin, the main drug used in combination therapies to treat malaria," said Zbynek Bozdech, an associate ...

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Drug-resistant malaria: the world's next big health crisis? - TRFN - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 05:15

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Drug-resistant malaria: the world's next big health crisis? - TRFN
Reuters
MIN SAW, Myanmar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ka Lar Nar caught malaria for the sixth time when he was working away from home on his small farm in the jungle of south-eastern Myanmar but this time it was a lot harder to get rid of it. After testing ...
Researchers Find Mechanism For Malarial Drug ResistanceDesign & Trend
Tracking Malaria's Emerging Drug-ResistanceAsian Scientist Magazine

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Drug-resistant malaria: the world's next big health crisis? -TRFN - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 05:03

Drug-resistant malaria: the world's next big health crisis? -TRFN
Reuters
MIN SAW, Myanmar, Dec 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ka Lar Nar caught malaria for the sixth time when he was working away from home on his small farm in the jungle of south-eastern Myanmar but this time it was a lot harder to get rid of it.

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Malaria, not Ebola - Nation News

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 04:11

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Malaria, not Ebola
Nation News
The potentially deadly malaria is transmitted via mosquitoes and the symptoms include fever, fatigue, vomiting and headaches, and in particularly severe cases yellow skin, seizures, coma or death. In a Press release from the Ministry of Health, which ...
Barbados says hospitalized patients have malaria, quells Ebola rumorsOutbreak News Today

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Mortein Launches Innovative Variant to Strengthen Fight against Malaria - THISDAY Live

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 02:37

Mortein Launches Innovative Variant to Strengthen Fight against Malaria
THISDAY Live
In furtherance of its commitment to provide innovative solutions to make life easier and healthier, leading anti-malaria brand, Mortein from the stables of Reckitt Benckiser launched its new variant, Mortein automatic insect control system in Abuja ...

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Two cases of malaria - Nation News

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 01:19

Two cases of malaria
Nation News
According to Chief Medical Officer, Dr Joy St John, the Ministry can confirm that two persons who presented at the QEH with fever have tested positive for malaria. The QEH has the capability for making such diagnoses. She added that neither of the ...

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Ranbaxy gets nod to sell drug treating malaria in 7 African nations - Daily News & Analysis

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 01:15

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Ranbaxy gets nod to sell drug treating malaria in 7 African nations
Daily News & Analysis
Arun Sawhney, CEO and managing director, Ranbaxy said, "Most malaria cases and deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. It is the need of the hour to make available new therapy options to patients in the region. Synriam is among the best options available ...
Nod to Ranbaxy for anti-malaria drug in AfricaChandigarh Tribune
Ranbaxy Gets Nod to Launch Anti-Malarial Drug in 7 African CountriesNDTV
Ranbaxy gets approval to launch new malaria drug in 7 African countriesHindu Business Line
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Malaria in Barbados? - Nation News

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 00:48

Malaria in Barbados?
Nation News
Barbadians have been querying whether it was Ebola, but it appears that is not so. According to the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, malaria “is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite. People with malaria often experience ...
Hiccups in Fight Against MalariaThe Guardian
Finally, Good News About Malaria: 6 Reasons Fewer People Are DyingThe Epoch Times
Ebola Threatens as Malaria Falls in West AfricaBio & Tech Insights

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142 Malaria Cases - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - December 16, 2014 - 00:33

142 Malaria Cases
The New Indian Express
KOCHI: Malaria cases are on the rise in Ernakulam. So far 142 cases have been reported in the district. The health department officials, however, assured that the situation is under control and there is nothing to worry about. “There is nothing to ...

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