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World Malaria Day 2015: Huge improvements, but a long way ahead - Blasting News

Malaria News Feeds - April 6, 2015 - 12:02

Blasting News

World Malaria Day 2015: Huge improvements, but a long way ahead
Blasting News
Malaria is one of the most serious diseases of the world and every year kills millions of humans. However, in contrast to other diseases, malaria can be prevented and defeated. This is the good new, but still, according to the World Health Organisation ...
Curbing Rising Trend Of Malaria And Self MedicationNigerian Observer

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Saving lives by making malaria drugs more affordable - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - April 6, 2015 - 11:43

Medical Xpress

Saving lives by making malaria drugs more affordable
Medical Xpress
Forty percent of all malaria-caused deaths in sub-Saharan Africa occur in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria, according to the World Health Organization. The private sector "supply chain" manages 74% of the drug volume in Congo and 98% in ...

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The Ilaje Battle to Deliver Pregnant Women From Malaria Deaths - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - April 6, 2015 - 10:22

The Ilaje Battle to Deliver Pregnant Women From Malaria Deaths
Vanguard
Benin City — ILAJE Local Government Area of Ondo State, with its headquarters in Igbokoda, is a riverine area. Chevron Plc recently embarked on the "Prevention of Malaria in Pregnancy Project" in the local government. The project was funded by the oil ...

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Effective treatments have made malaria rare in the US - Elko Daily Free Press

Malaria News Feeds - April 6, 2015 - 09:11

Elko Daily Free Press

Effective treatments have made malaria rare in the US
Elko Daily Free Press
DEAR DOCTOR K: I am traveling abroad in a few weeks. My travel clinic has prescribed antimalarial medication. Can you tell me more about malaria and how to prevent it? DEAR READER: Malaria is a serious disease caused by the Plasmodium parasite.
Could a test for malaria be as easy as a breathalyzer?PRI

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Dr. K: Effective treatments have made malaria rare in the US - Tulsa World

Malaria News Feeds - April 6, 2015 - 05:09

Dr. K: Effective treatments have made malaria rare in the US
Tulsa World
Dear Reader: Malaria is a serious disease caused by the Plasmodium parasite. The parasite is not found today in the United States or Canada, but it is common in areas to which North Americans travel: Africa, Asia, and Central and South America. The U.S ...

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Could a test for malaria be as easy as a breathalyzer? - PRI

Malaria News Feeds - April 5, 2015 - 15:38

PRI

Could a test for malaria be as easy as a breathalyzer?
PRI
More than half a million people die of malaria every year, most of them children under the age of five in Africa. And in the areas where it is most endemic, it remains relatively expensive to diagnose. But a group of scientists in Missouri are working ...

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Iron increases malaria risk during pregnancy - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - April 4, 2015 - 15:14

Iron increases malaria risk during pregnancy
Healio
“Possible explanations for the increased malarial risk associated with iron levels found in our study are related to malaria pathophysiology in both the host and the parasite…” the researchers wrote. “These results warrant additional epidemiological ...

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Ask Dr. K: Malaria rare in the U.S. and treatable - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Malaria News Feeds - April 3, 2015 - 16:06

Ask Dr. K: Malaria rare in the U.S. and treatable
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
DEAR DOCTOR K >> I am traveling abroad in a few weeks. My travel clinic has prescribed antimalarial medication. Can you tell me more about malaria and how to prevent it? DEAR READER >> Malaria is a serious disease caused by the Plasmodium ...

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Crystal studies reveal malaria's weak spots - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - April 3, 2015 - 13:30

Phys.Org

Crystal studies reveal malaria's weak spots
Phys.Org
(Phys.org)—The World Health Organization's 2014 report on worldwide malaria cases showed that while there has been a significant decrease in the incidence of malaria, overall, there were still 198 million cases reported in 2013, with an estimated 584 ...

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University of Maryland launches institute for vaccine development and malaria ... - Vaccine News Daily

Malaria News Feeds - April 3, 2015 - 12:01

Baltimore Business Journal

University of Maryland launches institute for vaccine development and malaria ...
Vaccine News Daily
UM_School_Medicine_RGB University of Maryland School of Medicine leaders recently announced plans to launch a new Institute for Global Health that will unite decades of research and development for vaccine development and malaria treatment.
University of Maryland creates new global health instituteBaltimore Business Journal
University of Maryland School of Medicine Plans to Launch Major New Global ...UMB News
UMd. announces new global vaccine research centerWashington Business Journal (blog)

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Study: Zambia's malaria success story masks basic health failures - Humanosphere

Malaria News Feeds - April 2, 2015 - 17:19

Humanosphere

Study: Zambia's malaria success story masks basic health failures
Humanosphere
A new study reveals that while Zambia has made great progress against malaria over the past decade or so it was losing ground on many other health needs like basic child immunizations and maternal health care. The findings, though limited to evaluating ...

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Ireland has third highest rate of imported malaria in EU - Irish Times

Malaria News Feeds - April 2, 2015 - 17:07

Irish Times

Ireland has third highest rate of imported malaria in EU
Irish Times
Eighty cases of malaria were reported in the Republic of Ireland last year and the State now has the third highest incidence of imported forms of the disease in the EU, according to new data. The incidence of malaria rose 13 per cent last year and ...

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Republic of Ireland has third highest EU rate of imported malaria - Irish Times

Malaria News Feeds - April 2, 2015 - 16:59

Irish Times

Republic of Ireland has third highest EU rate of imported malaria
Irish Times
Eighty cases of malaria were reported in the Republic of Ireland last year and the State now has the third highest incidence of imported forms of the disease in the EU, according to new data. The incidence of malaria rose 13 per cent last year and ...

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Diagnostic Tests Plumb Depths of 'Hidden Malaria' - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - April 2, 2015 - 13:21

Diagnostic Tests Plumb Depths of 'Hidden Malaria'
SciDev.Net
A self-styled 'ultrasensitive' malaria test could lead to more accurate identification of the potentially significant pool of people who carry the disease without showing any symptoms, a paper has found. The paper indicates that these 'asymptomatic ...

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Chromatography Boosts Malaria Control Efforts - Chromatography Today

Malaria News Feeds - April 2, 2015 - 07:00

Chromatography Boosts Malaria Control Efforts
Chromatography Today
Despite being around for many millennia, malaria still remains as one of the biggest killers on the planet. The World Health Organisation estimates that a child is killed by the disease every minute, and in 2013, as many as 750,000 people died as a ...

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Merck Serono and Medicines for Malaria Venture sign agreement - Financial Express

Malaria News Feeds - April 2, 2015 - 06:26

Merck Serono and Medicines for Malaria Venture sign agreement
Financial Express
Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck, and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) have signed an agreement for Merck Serono to obtain the rights to the investigational antimalarial compound DDD107498 from MMV. This agreement ...

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Tribal areas at high malaria risk - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - April 2, 2015 - 02:58

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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New class of insecticides offers safer, more targeted mosquito control

Science Daily - Malaria - April 2, 2015 - 01:58
A new class of chemical insecticides has been identified that could provide a safer, more selective means of controlling mosquitoes that transmit key infectious diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and elephantiasis.
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Rebel Wilson Explains How Malaria Helped Her Realize Her Acting Dream - Just Jared

Malaria News Feeds - April 2, 2015 - 00:18

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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