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Scientists race to beat mosquito resistance in fight against malaria - Fox News

Malaria News Feeds - April 29, 2015 - 11:36

Fox News

Scientists race to beat mosquito resistance in fight against malaria
Fox News
Mosquitoes are rapidly developing resistance to insecticides used in bed nets that millions of people rely on to protect them from malaria, experts say. Scientists are racing to develop new insecticides, warning that tens of thousands of people in ...
Scientists race to beat mosquito resistance in fight against malaria: TRFNReuters
Malaria Still a Concern As 2.5 Million Die of the Disease Every YearAllAfrica.com

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US Global Malaria Coordinator Renews Commitment - AllAfrica

Malaria News Feeds - April 29, 2015 - 11:00

US Global Malaria Coordinator Renews Commitment
AllAfrica
U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, Rear Admiral Tim Ziemerha, has disclosed that the global malaria initiative remains committed to bringing the tools and effective solutions to people in need and where they live in rural communities. Ziemerha emphasized ...

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Nigeria: Nearly 800000 Children to Receive Malaria Protection in Northern Nigeria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 29, 2015 - 08:10

Nigeria: Nearly 800000 Children to Receive Malaria Protection in Northern Nigeria
AllAfrica.com
As World Malaria Day 2015 approaches (25th April), a new project in Nigeria prepares for the distribution of preventive malarial treatments to an estimated 792,132 children under five years old, in 2015 alone, in Zamfara and Sokoto states. For the 25 ...

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Scientists race to beat mosquito resistance in fight against malaria: TRFN - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - April 29, 2015 - 07:49

Reuters

Scientists race to beat mosquito resistance in fight against malaria: TRFN
Reuters
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mosquitoes are rapidly developing resistance to insecticides used in bed nets that millions of people rely on to protect them from malaria, experts say. Scientists are racing to develop new insecticides, warning ...

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No single cut-off for parasite half-life can define artemisinin-resistant malaria

Science Daily - Malaria - April 28, 2015 - 19:15
Data from southeast Asia -- where artemisinin-resistant malaria strains were first detected -- broadly support WHO's 'working definition' for artemisinin resistance, but the currently used definitions require important refinements, according to a new study.
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President’s Malaria Initiative Enters Its Second Phase

Scientific American - April 28, 2015 - 19:00
The extremely successful global healthcare program sets malaria eradication goals in some countries

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Gambia Registers Significant Gains in Malaria Fight - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2015 - 14:09

Huffington Post

Gambia Registers Significant Gains in Malaria Fight
AllAfrica.com
The deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has disclosed that The Gambia has registered significant gains in malaria control and prevention. Deputising for the Health minister at the commemoration of World Malaria Day ...
Together We Can Eradicate MalariaHuffington Post
Malaria on the increase in Western RegionGhanaWeb
Welcoming progress in fight against malaria, Ban calls for more work to ...UN News Centre
The Guardian -Thanh Nien Daily
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No 'plan C' drugs available, malaria progress threatened - Devex

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2015 - 13:00

Devex

No 'plan C' drugs available, malaria progress threatened
Devex
Phon Phalep, a farmer along the Thai-Cambodian border, gets tested for malaria. In Southeast Asia, one of the biggest concerns in the fight against malaria is the growing resistance of the malaria parasite to artemisinin. Photo by: Bill & Melinda Gates ...

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World Malaria Day 2015: A Conversation between Allan Schapira and Lorenz ... - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2015 - 12:29

PLoS Blogs (blog)

World Malaria Day 2015: A Conversation between Allan Schapira and Lorenz ...
PLoS Blogs (blog)
Allan: Indeed, but the malaria mortality rate in Africa has decreased by more than 50% (1) over less than 15 years – that's an epic achievement, but certainly not enough. I find it striking that the number of ACT courses procured in the world in 2013 ...

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Commemoration of World Malaria Day in Addis Ababa - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2015 - 12:26

IPPmedia

Commemoration of World Malaria Day in Addis Ababa
AllAfrica.com
Commemoration of World Malaria Day took place in the Nelson Mandela Hall at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa on Saturday (April 25) under the theme "Invest in the future: defeat malaria." Prime Minister Hailemariam of Ethiopia, Chairperson ...
Increased Malaria Funding NeededAllAfrica
THE MOST FROM THE COAST !Coastweek
Specialist demands increased investment in anti-malaria war.IPPmedia

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Increased Malaria Funding Needed - AllAfrica

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2015 - 12:21

IPPmedia

Increased Malaria Funding Needed
AllAfrica
The World Health Organization Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, has charged African leaders to invest more in the health sector of their respective countries in order to adequately combat malaria, which claimed hundreds of thousands ...
Commemoration of World Malaria Day in Addis AbabaAllAfrica.com
THE MOST FROM THE COAST !Coastweek
Specialist demands increased investment in anti-malaria war.IPPmedia

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Drug discovery researchers identify, refine compound to combat malaria parasite - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2015 - 11:49

Phys.Org

Drug discovery researchers identify, refine compound to combat malaria parasite
Phys.Org
Paul Carlier, a professor of chemistry in the College of Science, and Maria Belen Cassera, an assistant professor of biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, have discovered a compound that packs a mean punch to the malaria ...

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Drug discovery researchers identify, refine compound to combat malaria parasite - HealthCanal.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2015 - 09:27

Drug discovery researchers identify, refine compound to combat malaria parasite
HealthCanal.com
Paul Carlier, a professor of chemistry in the College of Science, and Maria Belen Cassera, an assistant professor of biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, have discovered a compound that packs a mean punch to the malaria ...

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Malaria vaccine a letdown, but could still reduce cases - The Spokesman Review

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2015 - 07:09

Gizmag

Malaria vaccine a letdown, but could still reduce cases
The Spokesman Review
LONDON – The world's leading malaria vaccine candidate appears to be a disappointment, with final study results showing it doesn't work very well and that initial protection fades over time. Despite the dismal results – it protects about one-third of ...
Malaria vaccine candidate shown to prevent thousands of casesGizmag
First Malaria Vaccine May Be Available as Early as October: ScientistsNDTV
Agenus (AGEN) Stock Hits 52-Week High Today on GlaxoSmithKline Malaria ...TheStreet.com
Medical News Today -Drug Discovery & Development
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Boosting the malaria battle-line - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - April 28, 2015 - 01:21

EurekAlert (press release)

Boosting the malaria battle-line
Science Daily
In a huge boost to the global fight against malaria, researchers have discovered how the malaria parasite protects itself by building resistance against the last-line in antimalarial medications, and how a new medical treatment can overcome the ...
'Knobs' let malaria stiffen up blood cellsFuturity: Research News
Public Release: 27-Apr-2015 International research team discovers new ...EurekAlert (press release)
CMU President Subra Suresh, Collaborators Discover New Mechanism Behind ...HealthCanal.com
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Investing in the defeat of malaria - The Guardian Nigeria

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2015 - 23:33

The Guardian Nigeria

Investing in the defeat of malaria
The Guardian Nigeria
913px-Life_Cycle_of_the_Malaria_Parasite_400 ESTABLISHED in May 2007 by the 60th session of the World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organisation, (WHO), World Malaria Day is commemorated on every 25th April.
Private Sector Urged to Join Fight Against MalariaThe Point
11.7 million people in Vietnam threatened by malaria: WHOThanh Nien Daily

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Malaria vaccine candidate shown to prevent thousands of cases - Gizmag

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2015 - 22:50

Gizmag

Malaria vaccine candidate shown to prevent thousands of cases
Gizmag
A new study suggests that RTS,S/AS01, the prime candidate for a malaria vaccine and the first one to reach large-scale clinical testing, is partially effective especially among young African children for a period of up to four years after vaccination ...
Final trial results for world's most advanced malaria vaccine publishedMedical News Today
Agenus (AGEN) Stock Hits 52-Week High Today on GlaxoSmithKline Malaria ...TheStreet.com
Final Trial Results of the World's Most Advanced Malaria VaccineDrug Discovery & Development
The Hindu -Times of India
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Malaria parasite causes red blood cell changes, study suggests - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2015 - 22:30

Phys.Org

Malaria parasite causes red blood cell changes, study suggests
Science Daily
"The malaria community knew about the fact that red blood cells get stiff and sticky when they are infected, " said Sulin Zhang, associate professor of engineering science and mechanics, Penn State. "They were also fairly certain why it becomes so ...
Model uncovers malaria parasite causes red blood cell changesPhys.Org
Public Release: 27-Apr-2015 International research team discovers new ...EurekAlert (press release)

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Drugs for Malaria: Need to Overcome Resistance to Artemisinins and Eliminate ... - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2015 - 20:57

PLoS Blogs (blog)

Drugs for Malaria: Need to Overcome Resistance to Artemisinins and Eliminate ...
PLoS Blogs (blog)
In their second post honoring World Malaria Day, Kasturi Haldar, Editor-in-Chief of PLOS Pathogens, and Margaret Phillips comment on the challenges for drug development and the path to malaria control, elimination and eradication. For additional ...

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World Malaria Day forum explores public-private partnerships - HSPH News

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2015 - 20:42

HSPH News

World Malaria Day forum explores public-private partnerships
HSPH News
April 24, 2015—The global community has made gains in fighting malaria, but those advances are tenuous and multi-sector partnerships are needed to eradicate the disease. That was the consensus among experts in the field who gathered at a forum ...
The right health investmentsNew Vision

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