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Malaria Scourge Has Declined Globally, but Ebola May Affect Toll, WHO Says - New York Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 01:57

Malaria Scourge Has Declined Globally, but Ebola May Affect Toll, WHO Says
New York Times
The World Health Organization reported steep declines in malaria cases and deaths compared with 2000 in a report released early Tuesday, saying the progress was particularly notable in Africa, where the disease is most prevalent. But the W.H.O. coupled ...

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WHO: Malaria Deaths Drop Dramatically - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 01:57

Voice of America

WHO: Malaria Deaths Drop Dramatically
Voice of America
GENEVA—. The World Health Organization reports there has been a dramatic fall in the number of malaria deaths since 2000 and the number of cases is also steadily going down. Sub-Saharan Africa bears the brunt of malaria, with 90 percent of global ...

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Ebola hindering efforts to fight Malaria: WHO - Press TV

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 01:43

Press TV

Ebola hindering efforts to fight Malaria: WHO
Press TV
"Malaria is the number one killer in Sierra Leone, but patients who may be infected do not seek care for fear of being shunned from health centres as suspected Ebola cases," the country's UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) representative, Roeland Monasch ...

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Halving of malaria deaths 'tremendous achievement' - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 01:15

BBC News

Halving of malaria deaths 'tremendous achievement'
BBC News
Global efforts have halved the number of people dying from malaria - a tremendous achievement, the World Health Organization says. It says between 2001 and 2013, 4.3 million deaths were averted, 3.9 million of which were children under the age of five ...

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Malaria deaths halved since 2000, Ebola risks gains: WHO - Channel News Asia

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:29

Channel News Asia

Malaria deaths halved since 2000, Ebola risks gains: WHO
Channel News Asia
GENEVA: The number of people dying from malaria has almost halved since 2000, although progress in west Africa risks being reversed by the Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization said Tuesday (Dec 9). The UN agency also warned of major gaps ...

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Malaria 2014 Deaths May Top 20000 in Ebola-Hit Nations - Bloomberg

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:19

Malaria 2014 Deaths May Top 20000 in Ebola-Hit Nations
Bloomberg
The spread of Ebola in West Africa probably exacerbated the effects of malaria in the region, according to the World Health Organization. An estimated 6.6 million cases of malaria and 20,000 deaths from the disease affected Guinea, Liberia and Sierra ...

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Malaria death rates fall, Ebola threatens W.Africa progress - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:09

Malaria death rates fall, Ebola threatens W.Africa progress
Reuters
Yet progress against the mosquito-borne infection remains fragile and West African countries suffering an unprecedented epidemic of Ebola are particularly at risk of seeing a resurgence of malaria, the United Nations health agency said. In its annual ...

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Halving of malaria deaths 'tremendous achievement' - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:06

BBC News

Halving of malaria deaths 'tremendous achievement'
BBC News
Global efforts have halved the number of people dying from malaria - a tremendous achievement, the World Health Organization says. It says between 2001 and 2013, 4.3 million deaths were averted, 3.9 million of which were children under the age of five ...

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How to beat malaria - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:06

BBC News

How to beat malaria
BBC News
The World Health Organization says it is confident that deaths from malaria could be stopped entirely. Spread by the bites of infected mosquitoes, the illness is both preventable and treatable. Global efforts over the last decade have already halved ...
Malaria is in retreat despite fears of insecticide resistanceThe Guardian
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Malaria death rates fall, Ebola threatens W.Africa progress - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:05

The Guardian

Malaria death rates fall, Ebola threatens W.Africa progress
Reuters
Yet progress against the mosquito-borne infection remains fragile and West African countries suffering an unprecedented epidemic of Ebola are particularly at risk of seeing a resurgence of malaria, the United Nations health agency said. In its annual ...
Malaria is in retreat despite fears of insecticide resistanceThe Guardian
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Combining insecticide sprays and bed nets 'no more effective' in cutting malaria - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:04

Combining insecticide sprays and bed nets 'no more effective' in cutting malaria
Medical Xpress
Malaria is spread by mosquitoes that bite inside houses at night time so scientists working in The Gambia looked to see if children sleeping in homes that had the walls sprayed with the insecticide DDT, and also slept under an insecticide treated bed ...
The Lancet: Combining insecticide spraying and bed nets no more protective ...Science Codex
Indoor DDT spraying failed to add additional protection against malariaHealio
'No extra effect of spray on mosquitoes'The Asian Age

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Malaria deaths decline since 2000, WHO finds - CBC.ca

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:04

CBC.ca

Malaria deaths decline since 2000, WHO finds
CBC.ca
Fewer people died of malaria or became infected since 2000, the head of the World Health Organization says, in aiming to eliminate the mosquito-borne illness. Malaria death rates decreased by 47 per cent between 2000 and 2013 globally and by 54 per ...

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Malaria is in retreat despite fears of insecticide resistance - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - December 9, 2014 - 00:01

The Guardian

Malaria is in retreat despite fears of insecticide resistance
The Guardian
The global fight against malaria has reached a critical phase, with the number of deaths from the disease falling by almost half since the turn of the millennium. But a third of households in sub-Saharan Africa still lack a treated mosquito net and ...

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Malaria deaths halved since 2000 but Ebola impeding progress: WHO - The Japan Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2014 - 19:41

CT Australia

Malaria deaths halved since 2000 but Ebola impeding progress: WHO
The Japan Times
The U.N. agency also warned of major gaps in access to mosquito nets and anti-malaria treatments, as well as the worrying emergence of resistance to the most commonly used insecticides. Worldwide, malaria deaths were down 47 percent between 2000 ...
Malaria deaths halved since 2000, Ebola risks gains: WHOThe New Age Online
In Communities At Risk, the Fight Against Ebola and Malaria Goes Hand in HandAllAfrica.com
Sierra Leone, UNICEF To Distribute Anti-Malarial Drugs To 2.5M People In ...Kaiser Family Foundation
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New compound rapidly eliminates malaria parasite: Study - Press TV

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2014 - 19:28

Press TV

New compound rapidly eliminates malaria parasite: Study
Press TV
The study, which appeared online in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), suggests that the compound can inhibit the activity of the ATP4 protein in Plasmodium falciparum, the deadliest of the malaria parasites ...

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Drug Flags Malaria-Infected Cells For Destruction - Popular Science

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2014 - 18:27

International Business Times

Drug Flags Malaria-Infected Cells For Destruction
Popular Science
In decades past, malaria microbes have been seen to evolve resistance to chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine, two popular anti-malaria drugs. This year, doctors in Southeast Asia reported they're seeing malaria that's resistant to artemisinin ...
Malaria Treatment Drug That Kills Parasite 'In 48 Hours' Shows Promise For ...International Business Times
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Malaria Treatment Drug That Kills Parasite 'In 48 Hours' Shows Promise For ... - International Business Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2014 - 18:08

International Business Times

Malaria Treatment Drug That Kills Parasite 'In 48 Hours' Shows Promise For ...
International Business Times
A new malaria drug that is said to kill 80 percent of the parasite in 24 hours and render the virus “undetectable” after 48 hours in mice has shown promise for human trials, according to new research from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in ...
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New anti-malaria compound destroys parasite quickly - Medical News Today

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2014 - 17:16

Medical News Today

New anti-malaria compound destroys parasite quickly
Medical News Today
One of the challenges in the fight against malaria - a disease that threatens half the world's population and kills a child in Africa every minute - is that it rapidly becomes resistant to new drugs. To sustain their effectiveness, new drugs need to ...
Drug Flags Malaria-Infected Cells For DestructionPopular Science
Malaria Treatment Drug That Kills Parasite 'In 48 Hours' Shows Promise For ...International Business Times
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That dengue/malaria drug - Inquirer.net

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2014 - 16:45

That dengue/malaria drug
Inquirer.net
One of the issues being raised against Health Secretary (on leave) Enrique Ona was the approval for testing on humans of an experimental drug that uses a combination of herbal drugs artemether, artesunate and berberine, under the name “ActRx TriAct ...

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Red wine and cancer; potential malaria cure; vitamin prevents hearing loss ... - OregonLive.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 8, 2014 - 15:36

OregonLive.com

Red wine and cancer; potential malaria cure; vitamin prevents hearing loss ...
OregonLive.com
Developed by researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the compound uses a novel mechanism to kill the parasite by getting the immune system to attack malaria-infected red blood cells. Scientists found that a single dose of the compound ...

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