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Malaria-Blocking Mosquitoes Created - Sci-Tech Today

Malaria News Feeds - December 4, 2015 - 23:26

Sci-Tech Today

Malaria-Blocking Mosquitoes Created
Sci-Tech Today
A team of researchers has altered the DNA in mosquitoes so they can fight and kill the parasites that cause malaria inside their own bodies. That way, the insects can't transmit the deadly parasites to humans. And for the first time, scientists have ...

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Malaria Bug: Scientists Create Genetically Modified Mosquito To Resist Malaria - Food World News

Malaria News Feeds - December 4, 2015 - 15:14

Food World News

Malaria Bug: Scientists Create Genetically Modified Mosquito To Resist Malaria
Food World News
YAMBIO, SUDAN - JANUARY 14: A Congolese woman and her child with malaria speak with a doctor with Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) at the Makpandu refugee camp January 14, 2011 outside of the town of Yambio, south Sudan.

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Swaziland expects to eliminate malaria from its borders by the end of next year - Deseret News

Malaria News Feeds - December 4, 2015 - 13:43

Swaziland expects to eliminate malaria from its borders by the end of next year
Deseret News
FILE- In this Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 file photo, children play in the fishing port of Conakry, Guinea. Malaria likely killed many more people than Ebola in Guinea during last year's biggest-ever outbreak, as experts suspect many people with potential ...

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Swaziland expects to eliminate malaria from its borders by the end of next year - Deseret News

Malaria News Feeds - December 4, 2015 - 13:41

Deseret News

Swaziland expects to eliminate malaria from its borders by the end of next year
Deseret News
The small southern African Kingdom of Swaziland is leading the way in the global fight against malaria. By the end of next year, if all goes well, Swaziland will be the first country in mainland Sub-Saharan Africa to eliminate the mosquito-borne ...

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multiple malaria infections - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 4, 2015 - 13:13

BMC Blogs Network (blog)

multiple malaria infections
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Malaria is an incredibly important disease in humans- causing almost 200 million cases and leading to 500,000 deaths annually. In spite of this immense global health burden, we still don't understand many of the nuances of malaria parasite transmission ...

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Diagnosing malaria with a cell phone - Citizen TV (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 4, 2015 - 04:21

Citizen TV (press release)

Diagnosing malaria with a cell phone
Citizen TV (press release)
New technology that transforms a cell phone into a mobile polarized microscope can diagnose malaria in a Rwandan village with the same level of accuracy as a hi-tech lab in a major Western city, according to Texas A&M University biomedical engineers ...

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Diagnosing malaria with a cell phone - Citizen TV (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 4, 2015 - 04:21

Citizen TV (press release)

Diagnosing malaria with a cell phone
Citizen TV (press release)
New technology that transforms a cell phone into a mobile polarized microscope can diagnose malaria in a Rwandan village with the same level of accuracy as a hi-tech lab in a major Western city, according to Texas A&M University biomedical engineers ...

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Defence Force accused of 'massive cover-up' over anti-malarial drug - ABC Online

Malaria News Feeds - December 4, 2015 - 01:34

ABC Online

Defence Force accused of 'massive cover-up' over anti-malarial drug
ABC Online
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has acknowledged for the first time that a number of its past and present members have suffered severe side-effects from the use of an anti-malarial drug known as mefloquine or Lariam.

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Drug resistance threatens Malaria elimination war - Mumbai Mirror

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2015 - 19:33

Mumbai Mirror

Drug resistance threatens Malaria elimination war
Mumbai Mirror
India has joined 17 other countries in the Asia Pacific to eliminate Malaria in the region by 2030. Early in November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi endorsed a detailed plan to eliminate the disease while at the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance ...

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Biologists Engineer Mosquitoes to Inhibit Spread of Malaria - The UCSD Guardian Online

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2015 - 18:49

Biologists Engineer Mosquitoes to Inhibit Spread of Malaria
The UCSD Guardian Online
Researchers at UCSD, in collaboration with those at UC Irvine, have genetically engineered mosquitoes with parasite-resistant genes that can inhibit the transmission of malaria to humans at a 99.5 percent success rate. Their findings were published in ...

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New mosquito may end malaria - The News-Press

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2015 - 15:43

The News-Press

New mosquito may end malaria
The News-Press
A team of California researchers has built a better mosquito, one that may help eradicate malaria. More than 200,000 million people contracted the disease this year, according to the Wold Health Organization, which also says about half of all humans ...
Malaria-Blocking Mosquitoes CreatedSci-Tech Today
Genetically modified mosquitoes – the cure for malaria?The Student
Researchers hatch malaria-resistant mosquitoesMarietta Daily Journal
TechFinancials news (blog)
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Malaria-Blocking Mosquitoes Created - Sci-Tech Today

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2015 - 08:01

Sci-Tech Today

Malaria-Blocking Mosquitoes Created
Sci-Tech Today
A team of researchers has altered the DNA in mosquitoes so they can fight and kill the parasites that cause malaria inside their own bodies. That way, the insects can't transmit the deadly parasites to humans. And for the first time, scientists have ...
Genetically modified mosquitoes – the cure for malaria?The Student
Researchers hatch malaria-resistant mosquitoesMarietta Daily Journal
Playing God with mosquitoes?TechFinancials news (blog)

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Malaria-Blocking Mosquitoes Created - Sci-Tech Today

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2015 - 08:01

Sci-Tech Today

Malaria-Blocking Mosquitoes Created
Sci-Tech Today
A team of researchers has altered the DNA in mosquitoes so they can fight and kill the parasites that cause malaria inside their own bodies. That way, the insects can't transmit the deadly parasites to humans. And for the first time, scientists have ...
Researchers hatch malaria-resistant mosquitoesMarietta Daily Journal
Playing God with mosquitoes?TechFinancials news (blog)

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Climate change fuels spread of malaria, kidney stones, diarrhoea, says WHO - The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2015 - 03:13

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)

Climate change fuels spread of malaria, kidney stones, diarrhoea, says WHO
The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
As the leaders of 150 countries meet in Paris for a key conference on climate change, WHO has warned that diseases such as malaria and water borne diarrhoea are sensitive to global warming. In fact, WHO, in a report published by euronews, has warned ...

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DC meets villagers of malaria zone in Bokaro - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2015 - 20:28

DC meets villagers of malaria zone in Bokaro
Times of India
BOKARO: DC Manoj Kumar on Wednesday visited the villagers of Choura village in Kasmar block and asked them to use mosquito nets and take medicines prescribed by doctors following the outbreak of malaria. More than 1,250 villagers have suffered from ...

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Pneumonia 'finger clip' and better diagnostic tests could save thousands of lives

Science Daily - Malaria - December 2, 2015 - 19:22
Routinely used in hospitals, pulse oximetry is a non-invasive technology that measures oxygen in the blood, and can help doctors diagnose conditions such as pneumonia which trigger low oxygen levels. The authors argue that if pulse oximetry was made more widely available in the community, it could allow children to be diagnosed quicker and sent to hospital for life-saving oxygen and antibiotics.
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Namibia: Oshakati Gets Boost in Campaign Against Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2015 - 13:31

Namibia: Oshakati Gets Boost in Campaign Against Malaria
AllAfrica.com
Oshakati Town Council on Monday received a donation of ten spray pumps from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN)'s department of Diakonia Social Services, as well as chemicals from Sanlam that will be used to protect against malaria.

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Malaria cases on the increase in Adaklu District - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2015 - 13:22

Malaria cases on the increase in Adaklu District
GhanaWeb
Malaria cases treated by health facilities in the Adaklu District jumped from 1,228 in 2013 to 8,051 in 2014. A total of 6,635 cases were also treated between January to October this year. Mr Sylvanus Sedem Akumani, Adaklu District Disease Control ...

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Engineers using cellphones to diagnose malaria in Rwanda - Fox News

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2015 - 12:42

Fox News

Engineers using cellphones to diagnose malaria in Rwanda
Fox News
New technology that transforms a cell phone into a mobile polarized microscope can diagnose malaria in a Rwandan village with the same level of accuracy as a hi-tech lab in a major Western city, according to Texas A&M University biomedical engineers ...
Diagnosing malaria with a cell phoneReuters

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India: Dengue cases double, malaria cases down in 2015 - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2015 - 11:13

Outbreak News Today

India: Dengue cases double, malaria cases down in 2015
Outbreak News Today
When comparing the data on the mosquito borne infections, dengue fever and malaria, from 2014 to 2015, it is noted that the number of dengue fever cases in the country has more than doubled last years numbers, while malaria cases appear slightly down ...

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