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4271 malaria cases in Mangalore this year - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - August 20, 2014 - 05:11

4271 malaria cases in Mangalore this year
The Hindu
An epidemiological study has established a trend in malaria cases in Mangalore since 1996. There is a sudden spurt every ninth year, though the number of cases reported could decline in the following years. However, Udupi is comparatively free from ...

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Malaria 'Endemic' in DK, Udupi; Five Die This Year - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - August 20, 2014 - 00:31

The Hindu

Malaria 'Endemic' in DK, Udupi; Five Die This Year
The New Indian Express
MANGALORE: Dakshina Kannada and Udupi, districts that achieved 100 per cent literacy in 1996, now have the dubious distinction of accounting for 88 per cent of malaria cases in the state. This has made the Union health ministry and the World Health ...
4271 malaria cases in Mangalore this yearThe Hindu
Health dept to convene meeting with builders to curb malariaDaijiworld.com
Malaria: DC asks corporation officials to close down hospitals that do not ...Times of India
Hindu Business Line
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Mobile County teen being treated for malaria - The State

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 22:07

Mobile County teen being treated for malaria
The State
MOBILE, Ala. — Mobile County health officials say a teenage girl who recently returned from Africa is being treated for malaria. Mobile County Health Officer Dr. Bernard Eichold says the teen was in Uganda when she contracted the mosquito-borne ...

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Diagnosing Malaria with a Mobile Device - PSFK

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 21:45

Diagnosing Malaria with a Mobile Device
PSFK
Cooked up over a weekend in a room thronged with programmers, a blood-testing kit for smartphones won the first ever YC Hacks competition in Mountain View, CA this month. With a simple, improvised demonstration involving an iPhone and a toilet paper ...

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First case of Malaria in two years strikes Mobile teenager - AL.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 21:00

First case of Malaria in two years strikes Mobile teenager
AL.com
MOBILE, Alabama-- A teenage girl who traveled this summer to the Republic of Uganda contracted malaria, according to the Mobile County Health Department. She has been hospitalized since Sunday, Aug. 17 and is recovering. Malaria is a mosquito-borne ...
Malaria Case In Mobile CountyWKRG-TV
MCHD: 17 y/o contracted Malaria during mission tripFOX10 News - Mobile

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Malaria Case In Mobile County - WKRG-TV

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

Malaria Case In Mobile County
WKRG-TV
The Mobile County Health Department reports a teenager, who traveled to the Republic of Uganda, is being treated at a local hospital for malaria. She has been in the hospital since Sunday, and is responding to treatment. Malaria is a disease carried by ...
MCHD: 17-year-old contracted Malaria during mission tripFOX10 News - Mobile
Malaria confirmed in local resident who traveled in East AfricaWEAR
Alabama teen contracts malaria while in Uganda, first case in Mobile County in ...Outbreak News Today

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Malaria Test Before Treatment Advocated - Peace FM Online

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 17:41

Malaria Test Before Treatment Advocated
Peace FM Online
Equally, medical personnel and those who sell drugs at pharmacy and chemical shops have been admonished to ensure that patients who report suspected cases of malaria to them have been tested and proven to have malaria before anti-malaria drugs are ...

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Laser optical tweezers reveal how malaria parasites infect red blood cells

Science Daily - Malaria - August 19, 2014 - 16:59
Little is known about how malaria invades one red blood cell after another because it happens so quickly. In a new study, researchers used laser optical tweezers to study interactions between the disease-causing parasite and red blood cells. The findings reveal surprising new insights into malaria biology and pave the way for the development of more effective drugs or vaccines for a disease that affects hundreds of millions of people around the world.
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Cincinnati cancer patients to test benefits from malaria drug - Cincinnati Business Courier

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 16:35

Cincinnati cancer patients to test benefits from malaria drug
Cincinnati Business Courier
Chloroquine, which prevents the development of malaria parasites in human blood, “has been receiving increased attention since cancer biologists noted its role as an inhibitor of autophagy – when cells eat themselves,” said Dr. Nagla Karim, principal ...

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Cincinnati cancer patients to test benefits from malaria drug - Cincinnati Business Courier

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 16:35

Cincinnati cancer patients to test benefits from malaria drug
Cincinnati Business Courier
Chloroquine, which prevents the development of malaria parasites in human blood, “has been receiving increased attention since cancer biologists noted its role as an inhibitor of autophagy – when cells eat themselves,” said Dr. Nagla Karim, principal ...

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Laser optical tweezers reveal how malaria parasites infect red blood cells (w ... - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 16:24

Phys.Org

Laser optical tweezers reveal how malaria parasites infect red blood cells (w ...
Phys.Org
Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by a parasite that invades one red blood cell after another. Little is known about this infection process because it happens so quickly, potentially explaining why there is currently no approved malaria vaccine.

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Laser Tweezers Make It Easier To See How Malaria Infects Red Blood Cells ... - Medical Daily

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 16:13

Laser Tweezers Make It Easier To See How Malaria Infects Red Blood Cells ...
Medical Daily
Half of the world's population is at risk for malaria, according to the World Health Organization — and new science is one step closer to developing a vaccine for this life-threatening disease. Malaria is transmitted by Plasmodium falciparum, a ...

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Malaria: DC asks corporation officials to close down hospitals that do not ... - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 12:13

Malaria: DC asks corporation officials to close down hospitals that do not ...
Times of India
MANGALORE: Deputy commissioner A B Ibrahim has directed Mangalore City Corporation officials to take action including suspension of license of private hospitals and labs that do not submit reports on instances of Malaria, dengue and other vector-borne ...

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Health dept to convene meeting with builders to curb malaria - Daijiworld.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 11:26

Health dept to convene meeting with builders to curb malaria
Daijiworld.com
Mangalore, Aug 19: Additional director of the department of health and family welfare Dr Prakash ordered the district health department to convene a meeting with the builders of the city to curb malaria menace. He was addressing the meeting convened to ...
Malaria: DC asks corporation officials to close down hospitals that do not ...Times of India
Mangalore, Udupi have most malaria cases in KarnatakaHindu Business Line

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Ebola suspect at Entebbe 'had malaria' instead - New Vision

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 06:56

New Vision

Ebola suspect at Entebbe 'had malaria' instead
New Vision
Samples taken from the Nigerian national who is in her early 20s indicated that the patient suffered from malaria instead, according to a ministry statement. The university student had presented with vomiting, headache, fever, yellow signs and was ...

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BRIEF-Evotec, Medicines for Malaria venture announce collaboration - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 05:44

BRIEF-Evotec, Medicines for Malaria venture announce collaboration
Reuters
Related Topics. Healthcare ». Aug 19 (Reuters) - Evotec AG : * Says Evotec and medicines for malaria venture announce a long-term compound. management collaboration Source text for Eikon: FILED UNDER: Healthcare ...

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Evotec and Medicines For Malaria Venture Announce a Long-Term Compound ... - MarketWatch

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 05:37

Evotec and Medicines For Malaria Venture Announce a Long-Term Compound ...
MarketWatch
Evotec AG (frankfurt:EVT) (TecDAX) (isin:DE0005664809) today announced the start of a multi-year compound management agreement between Evotec (US) Inc. and Medicines for Malaria Venture ("MMV") in support of MMV's Malaria and Pathogen Box ...
Evotec and MMV announce long-term compound management collaborationRTT News

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Integrated battle against malaria - Daily Sun

Malaria News Feeds - August 19, 2014 - 00:26

Daily Sun

Integrated battle against malaria
Daily Sun
Malaria is still a major cause of public health problem in Sub – Saharan Africa, Nigeria and Lagos State in particular, due to its riverine nature, which sustains breeding of mosquitoes that cause the disease. Despite all efforts and processes ...

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Malaria in the News, vol.12 N 26 (12-18.08.2014)

Malaria in the News - August 18, 2014 - 15:16
Roll Back Malaria Partnership - Development of a Programme Management Tool, 500 day milestone: Millennium Development Goals, Strengthening National Climate Data and Information for Malaria Decision-Making in Africa, New European framework to prevent malaria reintroduction, Universal Net Campaign Completed in Uganda, with US, UK and Global Fund Support, Malaria Diagnostics Technology and Market Landscape 2ND EDITION, School-Based Distribution ofLong-Lasting Insecticidal Nets, Global Fund News Flash: Issue 47, AMP Conference Call Minutes...
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Reducing Malaria Deaths in Infants - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 18, 2014 - 14:40

Reducing Malaria Deaths in Infants
AllAfrica.com
In the sector performance report released last year by the Ministry of Health, Malaria was ranked the number one killer disease claiming about 80,000 lives. It accounts for 20- 23% of all deaths among children under five, 25-40% of all outpatient ...

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