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Indian Scientists Create Common Drug Candidate for Malaria, TB - International Business Times, India Edition

Malaria News Feeds - January 15, 2015 - 08:47

International Business Times, India Edition

Indian Scientists Create Common Drug Candidate for Malaria, TB
International Business Times, India Edition
However, it will take several years for the scientists to process the molecule into a drug to treat TB and malaria affected patients. "It is promising, but several years of research is required before we come anywhere close to trying this molecule as a ...
Scientists find drug candidate for TB, malariaDeccan Herald
TB & malaria drug hopeCalcutta Telegraph

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Malaria killing thousands more than Ebola in West Africa - Foster's Daily Democrat

Malaria News Feeds - January 15, 2015 - 08:16

Malaria killing thousands more than Ebola in West Africa
Foster's Daily Democrat
Guinea's drop in reported malaria cases this year by as much as 40 percent is not good news, said Dr. Bernard Nahlen, deputy director of the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative. He said the decrease is likely because people are too scared to go to ...

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37737 malaria cases recorded in Sindh in 2014 - Daily Times

Malaria News Feeds - January 14, 2015 - 22:34

37737 malaria cases recorded in Sindh in 2014
Daily Times
KARACHI: As many as 37,737 malaria cases have been reported throughout the Sindh province in 2014 and Malaria Control Program Sindh management has successfully brought the number of cases down by 50 percent as compared to last year, said ...

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You Have A Way To Help End Malaria In Your Pocket - Co.Exist

Malaria News Feeds - January 14, 2015 - 20:22

Co.Exist

You Have A Way To Help End Malaria In Your Pocket
Co.Exist
In many parts of the world, a bite from a malaria-infected mosquito could still kill you—despite the fact that the disease is both preventable and easily cured if it's caught in the early stages. One of the biggest problems, experts say, is a lack of ...

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Scientists find drug candidate for TB, malaria - Deccan Herald

Malaria News Feeds - January 14, 2015 - 19:22

Scientists find drug candidate for TB, malaria
Deccan Herald
Indian scientists have created a common drug candidate capable of tackling tuberculosis (TB) and malaria–the nation's two most common health problems–though it will take several years before the breakthrough in the laboratory is translated into a medicine.

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Sierra Leone News: Part two of malaria drugs distribution to begin soon - Sierra Leone Times

Malaria News Feeds - January 14, 2015 - 19:16

Awareness Times

Sierra Leone News: Part two of malaria drugs distribution to begin soon
Sierra Leone Times
This call was made during a presentation update to the Press, by the national malaria control manager, Dr Samuel Smith who confirmed that 76% success from the 85% targeted population was achieved during the first cycle of the mass malaria drug ...
Mass Distribution of Malaria Drugs Starts January 16-19, 2015AllAfrica.com

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Sierra Leone News : Mass Distribution of Malaria Drugs Starts January 16-19 ... - Awareness Times

Malaria News Feeds - January 14, 2015 - 17:11

Awareness Times

Sierra Leone News : Mass Distribution of Malaria Drugs Starts January 16-19 ...
Awareness Times
Freetown, Jan. 12, 015 (MOHS) - The National Malaria Control Programme, Ministry of Health and Sanitation will be conducting its second cycle of the Mass Drug Administration Campaign from January 16 - 19, 2015 in selected chiefdoms in the Bombali ...
Sierra Leone News: Part two of malaria drugs distribution to begin soonSierra Leone Times

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Antibiotic-laced blood bolsters malaria-spreading mosquitos - UPI.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 14, 2015 - 15:43

UPI.com

Antibiotic-laced blood bolsters malaria-spreading mosquitos
UPI.com
Scientists at the Imperial College London found that when mosquitoes drank blood carrying the two antibiotics they became more susceptible to the parasite that causes malaria -- thus more likely to spread the infection to humans. Just as antibiotics ...
Antibiotics in Blood Can Make Malaria Mosquitoes MightierScientific American

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Swaziland Aims for Malaria Elimination - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 14, 2015 - 12:55

Swaziland Aims for Malaria Elimination
AllAfrica.com
Mbabane — The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the Kingdom of Swaziland have strengthened their partnership by signing a new grant to support the elimination of malaria in the country by the end of 2015 with World Health ...

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Sierra Leone News: Part two of malaria drugs distribution to - Awoko

Malaria News Feeds - January 14, 2015 - 12:13

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Part two of malaria drugs distribution to
Awoko
This call was made during a presentation update to the Press, by the national malaria control manager, Dr Samuel Smith who confirmed that 76% success from the 85% targeted population was achieved during the first cycle of the mass malaria drug ...
Mass Distribution of Malaria Drugs Starts January 16-19, 2015AllAfrica.com
Sierra Leone News: AS + AQ met safety criteria-Pharmacy BoardSierra Leone Times

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These mosquitoes carry malaria and can't be killed by poison - AOL.com - AOL News

Malaria News Feeds - January 14, 2015 - 09:01

These mosquitoes carry malaria and can't be killed by poison - AOL.com
AOL News
A newly discovered insecticide-resistant "super mosquito" has been discovered. According to a press release from the University of California, Davis, two malaria mosquito species in Mali led to this "super mosquito" that can survive exposure to poisons ...

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Super breed of mosquitoes grow resistant to malaria insecticide - News dominica

Malaria News Feeds - January 13, 2015 - 20:48

Super breed of mosquitoes grow resistant to malaria insecticide
News dominica
Mali, West Africa (TDN) – Research scientists in the United States are reporting that interbreeding between two mosquito species has created a new “super” species that is resistant to bed nets treated with malaria insecticide. The resistant species ...

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Ekweremadu battles malaria with 20000 doses of drugs - The Punch

Malaria News Feeds - January 13, 2015 - 18:57

DailyPost Nigeria

Ekweremadu battles malaria with 20000 doses of drugs
The Punch
Executive Director of Ikeoha Foundation, Mrs Cindy Ezeugwu, presented the drugs to the malaria focal persons of the Enugu State Ministry of Health for onward distribution to the targeted persons in the various local government areas in Enugu West ...
Ekweremadu donates N16m worth of drugs to fight malariaDailyPost Nigeria

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Antibiotics in Blood Can Make Malaria Mosquitoes Mightier - Scientific American

Malaria News Feeds - January 13, 2015 - 18:14

Antibiotics in Blood Can Make Malaria Mosquitoes Mightier
Scientific American
And that depletion of gut bacteria actually increases mosquitoes' susceptibility to the malaria parasite. Meaning they may be more likely to host and then spread the disease-causing protozoan. That's according to a study in the journal Nature ...

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Rwanda Could Soon Eradicate Malaria - Africa's Number One Killer, Reports KT ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - January 13, 2015 - 13:41

Rwanda Could Soon Eradicate Malaria - Africa's Number One Killer, Reports KT ...
PR Newswire (press release)
13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At his home in Kanombe, Kigali, Damien Rwabarinda panics as a community health worker confirms Shema, his 7-months old baby, is Malaria positive. Well trained community Health workers across the country are equipped with ...

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'Super Mosquito' Resistant to Malaria Insecticide Found in Mali - TIME

Malaria News Feeds - January 13, 2015 - 13:26

Medical Daily

'Super Mosquito' Resistant to Malaria Insecticide Found in Mali
TIME
Interbreeding between two mosquito species has created a new “super” species that is resistant to bed nets treated with malaria insecticide, a new study has found. The species has been found in the West African country of Mali and, according to ...
Malaria Update: A 'Super Mosquito' Resistant To Insecticide-Treated Nets ...Medical Daily
Hybrid malaria mosquito is resistant to bed-net insecticideMedical News Today
'Super Mosquito' Can Spread Malaria And Survive InsecticideHeadlines & Global News
Capital OTC -Northern Voices Online -Science World Report
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Hybrid malaria mosquito is resistant to bed-net insecticide - Medical News Today

Malaria News Feeds - January 13, 2015 - 11:01

Medical News Today

Hybrid malaria mosquito is resistant to bed-net insecticide
Medical News Today
Lanzaro says the study provides convincing evidence that a man-made change - namely the introduction of insecticides - into the environment of the malaria-carrying mosquitoes altered their evolutionary relationship and broke down the "reproductive ...
Insecticide-Resistant Malaria-Carrying Mosquito Spotted In MaliCapital OTC
'Super Mosquito' Hybrid Resistant To Insecticide-Treated Bed NetsScience World Report
Be afraid: Insecticide-resistant 'super mosquito' discoveredFirstpost
NDTV
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Mass Distribution of Malaria Drugs Starts January 16-19, 2015 - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 13, 2015 - 09:45

Mass Distribution of Malaria Drugs Starts January 16-19, 2015
AllAfrica.com
Freetown — The National Malaria Control Programme, Ministry of Health and Sanitation will be conducting its second cycle of the Mass Drug Administration Campaign from January 16 - 19, 2015 in selected chiefdoms in the Bombali , Kambia, Koinadugu, ...
Sierra Leone News: AS + AQ met safety criteria-Pharmacy BoardAwoko

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Giving Birth To A Tropical Parasite [Video Not For The Squeamish]

Scientific American - January 12, 2015 - 21:27
“Why is it that an animal that is actively trying to kill us, such as a lion, gets more respect than one that is only trying to nibble on us a little, without causing much harm?” -Piotr...

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Hybrid 'super mosquito' resistant to insecticide-treated bed nets

Science Daily - Malaria - January 12, 2015 - 19:13
A hybrid mosquito, resulting from interbreeding of two malaria mosquitoes, now has the ability to survive the insecticides used to treat bed nets -- which have been key to preventing the spread of malaria in humans, scientists report.
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