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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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economics of disease This week, let's dump a few ice buckets to wipe out ... - Quartz

Malaria News Feeds - August 18, 2014 - 14:00

economics of disease This week, let's dump a few ice buckets to wipe out ...
Quartz
But I think that the same is true for research or policy campaigning for malaria, a disease that is more neglected, more tractable, yet greater in scale. If we are to compare like for like, then we should compare research into ALS with research into ...

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This teenager could revolutionize malaria testing with a cheap smartphone ... - The Next Web

Malaria News Feeds - August 18, 2014 - 12:29

This teenager could revolutionize malaria testing with a cheap smartphone ...
The Next Web
Tanay Tandon is the 17-year-old founder of Athelas, a blood-testing kit for smartphones that is designed to diagnose malaria. For more than two centuries, cell morphology – or the practice of viewing/analyzing a person's blood – has been the primary ...

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This week, let's dump a few ice buckets to wipe out malaria too - Quartz

Malaria News Feeds - August 18, 2014 - 12:07

This week, let's dump a few ice buckets to wipe out malaria too
Quartz
But I think that the same is true for research or policy campaigning for malaria, a disease that is more neglected, more tractable, yet greater in scale. If we are to compare like for like, then we should compare research into ALS with research into ...

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Malaria in the News

Roll Back Malaria - August 18, 2014 - 12:00
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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HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Decline - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 18, 2014 - 09:48

HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Decline
AllAfrica.com
In February this year, the ministry signed an agreement with Global Fund, an international financing organisation that aims to attract and disburse resources to prevent and treat HIV, malaria and tuberculosis. Under this partnership, Rwanda received a ...

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Survival and transmission strategy of malaria parasites - Science Codex

Malaria News Feeds - August 17, 2014 - 15:26

Survival and transmission strategy of malaria parasites
Science Codex
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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Connection between war and parasites helps researchers in quest for malaria ... - The Canberra Times

Malaria News Feeds - August 17, 2014 - 11:49

Connection between war and parasites helps researchers in quest for malaria ...
The Canberra Times
They have been the difference between wars won and lost, and in some wars taken more lives than bullets, but the world is still grappling with the human enemy of parasites. Doctor Rowena Martin, a malaria researcher at the Australian National ...

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Test for malaria before treatment - Doctor - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - August 17, 2014 - 10:18

Test for malaria before treatment - Doctor
GhanaWeb
Doctor Kennedy Brightson, the Medical Superintendent of Shai Osudoku District Hospital, has advised Ghanaians who suspect they have malaria to go for testing and confirmation before starting any treatment. He said self-medication for unconfirmed fevers ...

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New malaria research studies function of disease-causing gene - Daily News & Analysis

Malaria News Feeds - August 15, 2014 - 10:22

Daily News & Analysis

New malaria research studies function of disease-causing gene
Daily News & Analysis
A new research has developed a fresh computational method to study the function of disease-causing genes with a new discovery of a gene associated with malaria. Dr. Olivier Lichtarge, professor of molecular and human genetics and director of the ...

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Importance of Active Case Detection in a Malaria Elimination - Medscape

Malaria News Feeds - August 15, 2014 - 04:20

Medscape

Importance of Active Case Detection in a Malaria Elimination
Medscape
Background: With the aim of eliminating malaria from Sri Lanka by 2014, the Anti-Malaria Campaign of Sri Lanka (AMC) sought the support of Tropical and Environmental Disease and Health Associates Private Limited (TEDHA), a private sector organization.

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Outbreaks of Dengue, Malaria Feared in Low-lying Areas - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - August 15, 2014 - 00:32

The New Indian Express

Outbreaks of Dengue, Malaria Feared in Low-lying Areas
The New Indian Express
The Corporation and the Health Department authorities are apprehensive about a possible dengue and malaria outbreak in the areas. Flooded water poses threat to the densely-populated low-lying areas in the city, including Jafar Khan Colony, Puthiyappa, ...

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