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Ghana records over 11 million cases of OPD malaria in 2013 - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - August 15, 2014 - 00:21

Ghana records over 11 million cases of OPD malaria in 2013
GhanaWeb
It said there is the need to improve the collaboration with National Health Insurance Authority to better inform pricing and enable reimbursement for malaria case management and to strengthen the capacity for case management and supportive supervision.

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LOCAL > Suspected Ebola patient leaves Turkey after being diagnosed with ... - Hurriyet Daily News

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2014 - 21:07

Hurriyet Daily News

LOCAL > Suspected Ebola patient leaves Turkey after being diagnosed with ...
Hurriyet Daily News
“It is said in [medical] literature that Ebola and Malaria do not occur at the same time. Despite that, we took a blood sample and sent it to a virology laboratory in Germany. In 24-hours it was determined that the patient did not have the Ebola virus ...
NIGERIAN EBOLA SUSPECTS HAVE MALARIA, SAY TURKISH HEALTH ...Daily Sabah
Nigerian Ebola suspects have malaria, say Turkish Health MinistryNewstime Africa
Officials: Nigerians suspecting Ebola in İstanbul have malariaCihan News Agency
Turkish Press -Today's Zaman
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Computation and collaboration lead to significant advance in malaria - Baylor College of Medicine News

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2014 - 17:33

Computation and collaboration lead to significant advance in malaria
Baylor College of Medicine News
Researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine have developed a new computational method to study the function of disease-causing genes, starting with an important new discovery about a gene associated with malaria – one of the biggest global health ...

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Computation, collaboration lead to significant advance in malaria

Science Daily - Malaria - August 14, 2014 - 16:43
A new computational method has been developed to study the function of disease-causing genes, starting with an important new discovery about a gene associated with malaria -- one of the biggest global health burdens. The researchers came up with a computational method that allows biological information to literally flow from gene to gene across a massive network across many genomes, known as the "supergenomic" network.
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Computation and collaboration lead to significant advance in malaria - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2014 - 16:13

Computation and collaboration lead to significant advance in malaria
EurekAlert (press release)
HOUSTON – (August 14, 2014) -- Researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine have developed a new computational method to study the function of disease-causing genes, starting with an important new discovery about a gene associated with malaria ...

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Computation and collaboration lead to significant advance in malaria - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2014 - 16:04

Medical Xpress

Computation and collaboration lead to significant advance in malaria
Medical Xpress
Researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine have developed a new computational method to study the function of disease-causing genes, starting with an important new discovery about a gene associated with malaria – one of the biggest global health ...

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Beyond Imagine No Malaria - The United Methodist Reporter

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2014 - 14:53

Beyond Imagine No Malaria
The United Methodist Reporter
The United Methodist Church is seeking input from members and partners worldwide as it prepares to launch a new stage of global health ministry that will build on and deepen the success of the much-applauded Imagine No Malaria (INM) program.

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Blood test identifies people with resistant malaria - New Scientist

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2014 - 14:49

Blood test identifies people with resistant malaria
New Scientist
OUR old foe malaria is becoming resistant to artemisinin – the world's most potent antimalarial drug. But it may not be too late to turn the tide. A large study has scoped out the extent of resistance in South-East Asia and shown that a blood test can ...

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Sanofi ships synthetic malaria jab - PMLiVE

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2014 - 13:57

Sanofi ships synthetic malaria jab
PMLiVE
Sanofi has begun shipping a major batch of a new type of malaria drug which it believes could mean more people get treatment for the life-threatening condition. The 1.7 million doses of ArteSunate AmodiaQuine Winthrop (ASAQ - fixed dose ...

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Indian with malaria sent away from Liberian hospital, dies - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2014 - 11:57

Indian with malaria sent away from Liberian hospital, dies
Times of India
A friend of Aiyadurai posted on Facebook: "Prabha developed fever last week and the peripheral blood smear showed malaria. The doctor in Zorzor had started him on Artemisinin and ceftriaxone. He was then sent to Monrovia, capital of Liberia, an arduous ...

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Warrap health ministry breaks silence on malaria outbreak as deaths hit 69 - Radio Tamazuj

Malaria News Feeds - August 14, 2014 - 09:44

Warrap health ministry breaks silence on malaria outbreak as deaths hit 69
Radio Tamazuj
The death toll from malaria-typhoid in Warrap, South Sudan hit 69 Wednesday as the state ministry of health announced the outbreak is likely to worsen. State Director of Preventive Medicine Agai Kerubino Akec told Radio Tamazuj he was appalled by the ...

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Officials: Nigerians suspecting Ebola in İstanbul have malaria - Today's Zaman

Malaria News Feeds - August 13, 2014 - 23:57

Today's Zaman

Officials: Nigerians suspecting Ebola in İstanbul have malaria
Today's Zaman
Officials from the Ministry of Health have said that two Nigerian passengers who were put under medical supervision at İstanbul Atatürk Airport on suspicions that they have the Ebola virus are in fact suffering from malaria. The officials added that ...

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Indian with malaria sent away from Liberian hospital, dies - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 13, 2014 - 19:27

Indian with malaria sent away from Liberian hospital, dies
Times of India
A friend of Aiyadurai posted on Facebook: "Prabha developed fever last week and the peripheral blood smear showed malaria. The doctor in Zorzor had started him on Artemisinin and ceftriaxone. He was then sent to Monrovia, capital of Liberia, an arduous ...

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Ebola outbreak: Deaths from malaria and other diseases could soar while ... - The Independent

Malaria News Feeds - August 13, 2014 - 17:52

The Independent

Ebola outbreak: Deaths from malaria and other diseases could soar while ...
The Independent
The “collapse” of healthcare systems in West Africa because of the Ebola outbreak could lead to thousands more people dying from malaria and other diseases, a leading expert has said, with the additional death toll from malaria and other diseases ...
The response to West Africa's Ebola outbreak may end up doing a lot of goodQuartz
A few things that are much scarier than EbolaNew Statesman
Why most of the people Ebola kills may never actually contract itVox
The Guardian -CCTV -AMERICAblog (blog)
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NIGERIAN EBOLA SUSPECTS HAVE MALARIA, SAY TURKISH HEALTH ... - Daily Sabah

Malaria News Feeds - August 13, 2014 - 17:37

The Guardian

NIGERIAN EBOLA SUSPECTS HAVE MALARIA, SAY TURKISH HEALTH ...
Daily Sabah
ISTANBUL – Turkish Health Ministry officials have said Wednesday that the 32-year-old Nigerian woman and her son, who were put under medical supervision at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport for showing symptoms of the Ebola virus, are suffering ...
Officials: Nigerians suspecting Ebola in İstanbul have malariaCihan News Agency

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At least it wasn't Ebola! New York man quarantined after he was suspected of ... - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - August 13, 2014 - 17:24

Daily Mail

At least it wasn't Ebola! New York man quarantined after he was suspected of ...
Daily Mail
He was kept in an isolated glass box for more than 72 hours, as Americans all over the country feared the disease had spread to their shores, but an infectious disease doctor has now told him that all the evidence suggests he has malaria - a disease he ...
CBS 2 Exclusive: Man Isolated Over Ebola Scare Likely Was Suffering From ...CBS Local
"Ebola Man" Probably Just Had Boring MalariaGothamist
Brooklyn man at center of NYC Ebola scare speaks outNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

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New insights into survival, transmission strategy of malaria parasites

Science Daily - Malaria - August 13, 2014 - 17:11
Malaria parasites exploit the function of the epigenetic regulator HP1 to promote survival and transmission between human hosts, a new study shows. Using HP1 the parasite controls expression of surface antigens to escape immune responses in the infected victim. This prolongs survival of the parasite in the human blood stream and secures its transmission via mosquitoes. The study paves important avenues for new intervention strategies to prevent severe disease and malaria transmission.
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New insights into the survival and transmission strategy of malaria parasites - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - August 13, 2014 - 16:38

Medical Xpress

New insights into the survival and transmission strategy of malaria parasites
Medical Xpress
However, it turned out that over 50% of these parasites were fully viable and differentiated into gametocytes, the sexual form of the malaria parasite. Gametocytes are the only form of the parasite capable of infecting a mosquito and therefore a ...

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Vaccine-Like Compound Protects Against Malaria: New Treatment for Deadly ... - Science World Report

Malaria News Feeds - August 13, 2014 - 15:13

Science World Report

Vaccine-Like Compound Protects Against Malaria: New Treatment for Deadly ...
Science World Report
Malaria is one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases. It kills as many as 1 million people per year, the majority of which are children in Africa. Malaria can be transferred from infected mosquitoes and while mosquito habitat modification and ...

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Malaria fight focuses on 2 mosquito bacteria - Futurity: Research News

Malaria News Feeds - August 13, 2014 - 14:30

Malaria fight focuses on 2 mosquito bacteria
Futurity: Research News
“Wolbachia infects up to 70 percent of all known insect species, but is notably absent from some groups, including the Anopheles mosquitoes that transmit malaria,” says Jason Rasgon, associate professor of entomology at Penn State. “One of the big ...

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