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Cancer-Fighting Drugs Might Also Stop Malaria Early - Infection Control Today

Malaria News Feeds - August 25, 2014 - 20:27

Cancer-Fighting Drugs Might Also Stop Malaria Early
Infection Control Today
Scientists searching for new drugs to fight malaria have identified a number of compounds -- some of which are currently in clinical trials to treat cancer -- that could add to the anti-malarial arsenal. Duke University assistant professor Emily ...
Scientists identify possible malaria treatment candidatesDurham Herald Sun

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Cancer-fighting drugs might also stop malaria early - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - August 25, 2014 - 19:58

Cancer-fighting drugs might also stop malaria early
EurekAlert (press release)
DURHAM, N.C. -- Scientists searching for new drugs to fight malaria have identified a number of compounds -- some of which are currently in clinical trials to treat cancer -- that could add to the anti-malarial arsenal. Duke University assistant ...

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Presumptive Malaria Treatment Is Dangerous-Dr Baiden - spyghana.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 25, 2014 - 17:25

Presumptive Malaria Treatment Is Dangerous-Dr Baiden
spyghana.com
The workshop, organized by the African Media and Malaria Research Network (AMMREN) in collaboration with MalariaCare under the theme “the media as partners in the T3 strategy” was aimed at equipping practicing journalists with accurate and relevant ...

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Malaria in the News, vol.12 N 27 (19-25.08.2014)

Malaria in the News - August 25, 2014 - 15:22
15th East Africa Sub-Regional Network (EARN) Annual Meeting General Assembly meeting, Kigali, RWANDA, 15-19 September 2014, Rélunion annuélle de revue et planification des activités de lutte contre le paludisme en Afrique Centrale, 11,12,13 Septembre 2014 à Libreville/GABON, Strengthening National Climate Data and Information for Malaria Decision Making in Africa, Ghana’s mixed model scores coverage points...
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Warrap health clincs overflow with malaria patients - Radio Tamazuj

Malaria News Feeds - August 25, 2014 - 09:16

Warrap health clincs overflow with malaria patients
Radio Tamazuj
The malaria outbreak in South Sudan's Warrap state continues with health clincs in Twic County now overflowing with patients, the county commissioner said. Commissioner Biar Biar told Radio Tamazuj that all the county health centers are beyond capacity ...

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Is Long Search for Malaria Vaccine Finally Ending? - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 25, 2014 - 07:05

Is Long Search for Malaria Vaccine Finally Ending?
AllAfrica.com
About two weeks ago, global pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline announced it had submitted its first regulatory application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and World Health Organisation for the assessment of the RTS,S, a new Malaria ...

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Science Briefs: Sickle cells combat malaria, loss of hemlocks could affect ... - News & Observer

Malaria News Feeds - August 25, 2014 - 00:45

News & Observer

Science Briefs: Sickle cells combat malaria, loss of hemlocks could affect ...
News & Observer
“One of the most interesting findings in our study is that the human microRNA (very small units of genetic material) found in sickle red cells directly participate in the gene regulation of malaria parasites,” said Dr. Jen-Tsan Chi, senior author and ...

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Early diagnosis, treatment key to malaria prevention - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - August 25, 2014 - 00:27

Early diagnosis, treatment key to malaria prevention
GhanaWeb
The workshop, which brought together OCMS from the Yendi Municipality, Mion, Zabzugu, Tatale/Sangule, Saboba and Chereponi districts sought to build the capacity of participants on malaria prevention, early detection, appropriate diagnosis, treatment, ...

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Man And Machine: Facial Recognition System Improves Malaria Diagnostics - Science 2.0

Malaria News Feeds - August 24, 2014 - 16:22

Science 2.0

Man And Machine: Facial Recognition System Improves Malaria Diagnostics
Science 2.0
A method based on computer vision algorithms similar to those used in facial recognition systems combined with visualization of only the diagnostically most relevant areas can mean a big breakthrough in malaria diagnostics, according to a new paper.

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Malaria stalks Bangladesh's slash-and-burn farmers - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - August 24, 2014 - 14:25

Malaria stalks Bangladesh's slash-and-burn farmers
SciDev.Net
"We have identified about 50,000 woodcutters and jhum (slash-and-burn) cultivators who are at increased risk of being infected by malaria and endangering their families,” Benazir Ahmed, chief of the country's malaria control programme, tells SciDev.Net.

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Drug-resistant malaria threatens control programmes - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - August 24, 2014 - 14:17

Drug-resistant malaria threatens control programmes
SciDev.Net
A new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine (31 July) revealed that malaria parasites discovered in the malaria-critical regions of Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam displayed resistance to artemisinin, currently the most effective drug ...

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Science Briefs: Sickle cells combat malaria, loss of hemlocks could affect ... - Charlotte Observer

Malaria News Feeds - August 24, 2014 - 04:47

Science Briefs: Sickle cells combat malaria, loss of hemlocks could affect ...
Charlotte Observer
“One of the most interesting findings in our study is that the human microRNA (very small units of genetic material) found in sickle red cells directly participate in the gene regulation of malaria parasites,” said Dr. Jen-Tsan Chi, senior author and ...

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The malaria mines of Venezuela - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 23:45

BBC News

The malaria mines of Venezuela
BBC News
Venezuela used to be a world leader in managing malaria, but is now the only country in Latin America where incidence of the disease is increasing. Around 75,000 people were infected last year, and according to government figures, 60% of cases were in ...

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The malaria mines of Venezuela - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 23:39

BBC News

The malaria mines of Venezuela
BBC News
Venezuela used to be a world leader in managing malaria, but is now the only country in Latin America where incidence of the disease is increasing. Around 75,000 people were infected last year, and according to government figures, 60% of cases were in ...

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CG records 2nd highest malaria cases this year - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 19:39

CG records 2nd highest malaria cases this year
Times of India
RAIPUR: In yet another dubious distinction for Chhattisgarh, the state has recorded the second highest number of cases of malaria in the country this year. The state alone accounts for almost 13% of the total malaria cases in the country with almost 39 ...

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Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads in SE Asia - VOA Khmer

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 15:37

Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads in SE Asia
VOA Khmer
On Thailand's border with Myanmar, also known as Burma, a malaria research and treatment clinic is stepping up efforts to eliminate a drug-resistant form of the parasite before it spreads abroad. Artemisinin medicines have been highly effective against ...

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Coming soon -- computerised diagnostic method for malaria - TheHealthSite

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 11:30

TheHealthSite

Coming soon -- computerised diagnostic method for malaria
TheHealthSite
Researchers have found a new 'man and machine' decision support system, which provides more effective diagnosis for malaria than the traditional methods. A Finnish-Swedish research group at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM ...

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An anti-climax to malaria awareness drive - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 08:37

The Hindu

An anti-climax to malaria awareness drive
The Hindu
Health workers involved in anti-malaria work found signs of mosquito breeding at a construction site near Urwa Stores, a few minutes after labourers attended a malaria awareness programme at the site on Friday. This comes a few days after experts ...

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An anti-climax to malaria awareness drive - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 08:37

The Hindu

An anti-climax to malaria awareness drive
The Hindu
This comes a few days after experts revealed that incidence of malaria was on the rise and that chemicals not recommended for spray were being used, and after the builders promised to work with the Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) to prevent the spread ...

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Possible Ebola patient has malaria - Democratic Voice of Burma

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 06:41

Democratic Voice of Burma

Possible Ebola patient has malaria
Democratic Voice of Burma
A Burmese man who is being tested for the Ebola virus has been diagnosed with two types of Malaria, the Ministry of Health has confirmed. The young man was identified as a possible Ebola carrier by a screening team in Rangoon's Mingalardon ...
Sierra Leone News : Praise Foundation Schooled Bo District Councilors on ...Awareness Times

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