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Officials told to take steps to check malaria, dengue - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - June 7, 2015 - 00:10

Officials told to take steps to check malaria, dengue
The Hindu
Ms. Kanagavalli said that Panchayat Development Officers (PDOs) should give comprehensive information on prevention of malaria throughout the gram panchayats. Cases of malaria had been reported from villages such as Maravanthe and Gangolli last ...

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Monkey malaria in humans on the rise - MetroNews Canada

Malaria News Feeds - June 6, 2015 - 22:09

MetroNews Canada

Monkey malaria in humans on the rise
MetroNews Canada
But according to the medical literature, he definitely picked up something strange: a mean case of monkey malaria. Two weeks after leaving Malaysia, B.W. landed in a Maryland hospital with a diagnosis of Plasmodium knowlesi, a form of malaria ...

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Monkey malaria in humans on the rise - Toronto Star

Malaria News Feeds - June 6, 2015 - 20:39

Toronto Star

Monkey malaria in humans on the rise
Toronto Star
But few people realize there are actually more than 150 species of malaria parasites, each preferring a specific host; everything from mice to snakes to penguins. Before P. knowlesi came along, it was thought that only four malarias infected humans: P ...
Monkey See, Monkey FluOnEarth Magazine
Malaria parasite hijacks red blood cells to beat drugsABC Science Online
Cozy niches: Certain host cell environments make malaria parasites resistant ...Medical Xpress

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WEF Africa addresses threat of malaria in Africa - Xinhua

Malaria News Feeds - June 6, 2015 - 00:45

WEF Africa addresses threat of malaria in Africa
Xinhua
CAPE TOWN, June 5 (Xinhua) -- Africa is getting closer to a malaria-free world than ever before, participants attending the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF Africa) said on Friday. "Eradicating the world's deadliest and costliest disease would ...

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Incidence of malaria declines in Ramnad - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - June 6, 2015 - 00:06

Incidence of malaria declines in Ramnad
The Hindu
The department had released lakhs of Gambusia fingerlings, the mosquito fish, which destroyed the larvae and effectively contained the breeding of Anopheles, the malaria mosquitoes in the waterbodies, which provided the ideal breeding ground in the ...

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Slideshow: Zombies, Malaria and Backwards Brains, Oh My! - MedPage Today

Malaria News Feeds - June 5, 2015 - 19:15

MedPage Today

Slideshow: Zombies, Malaria and Backwards Brains, Oh My!
MedPage Today
... contribution from the healthcare "Twittersphere." We've assembled a few of our favorites in no particular order -- the most interesting, outrageous, thought-provoking tweets from medical field. Zombies in the ER? A twisted brain? Malaria jealous of ...

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"Imagine No Malaria" 5K/Fun Run June 20 In Webster - Webster Kirkwood Times

Malaria News Feeds - June 5, 2015 - 07:23

"Imagine No Malaria" 5K/Fun Run June 20 In Webster
Webster Kirkwood Times
Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite transmitted by infected mosquitos. Many of the victims of Malaria are children five and younger and pregnant women. The ImagineNoMalaria organization hopes to decrease the number of victims by distributing bed ...

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GP malaria supports rugby 7s - Solomon Star

Malaria News Feeds - June 5, 2015 - 00:22

GP malaria supports rugby 7s
Solomon Star
The country's national rugby sevens squad yesterday received 17 mosquito nets as they remain in camp in preparation for the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea next month. The nets were donated by the Guadalcanal Provincial malaria department and ...

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Cozy niches: Certain host cell environments make malaria parasites resistant to drugs

Science Daily - Malaria - June 4, 2015 - 20:24
A new study shows that the different metabolic states of human host cells provide different growth conditions for Plasmodium parasites. It warns that, as a consequence, drugs that work against one Plasmodium species might fail to be effective against the other.
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Warren Alpert Foundation Prize recognizes malaria breakthroughs - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2015 - 17:21

Warren Alpert Foundation Prize recognizes malaria breakthroughs
Phys.Org
Collectively, the work of the Nussenzweigs and Tu has contributed to our fundamental understanding of malaria and has resulted in treatments that save lives. The late Warren Alpert, a philanthropist dedicated to advancing biomedical research ...

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Warren Alpert Foundation Prize recognizes malaria breakthroughs - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2015 - 17:21

EurekAlert (press release)

Warren Alpert Foundation Prize recognizes malaria breakthroughs
EurekAlert (press release)
She was the head of Project 523, a program in her academy that was charged with finding treatments for malaria by the Chinese government. She and her colleagues examined the extracts of plants protective in treating fever, and then determined the ...

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Monkey See, Monkey Flu - OnEarth Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2015 - 15:21

OnEarth Magazine

Monkey See, Monkey Flu
OnEarth Magazine
If you're not a doctor, you probably think of malaria as a single disease. That's not quite right. There are several parasites that cause what we call malaria—like Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium ovale, and Plasmodium malariae—and ...

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“Mass Malaria Drug Administration has been a Successful Operation”- Dr ... - Africa Young Voices

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2015 - 14:44

Africa Young Voices

“Mass Malaria Drug Administration has been a Successful Operation”- Dr ...
Africa Young Voices
Freetown, June 2, 015 (MOHS) – The MOHS National Malaria Control Programme has presented its Report Measuring Impact of the Mass Drug Administration (MDA) for malaria in Ebola affected districts of Sierra Leone at a Dissemination Meeting of the ...

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Malaria, Sprained Neck Sideline Massa | Uganda Cranes Update - Kawowo Sports

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2015 - 14:39

Malaria, Sprained Neck Sideline Massa | Uganda Cranes Update
Kawowo Sports
Bloemfontein Celtic newly acquired striker, Geoffrey Massa is facing a torrid time against regaining full fitness after missing Thursday's training session at Lugogo due to a painful neck and a bout of malaria. Massa was not part of training on the ...

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White House to award Sanofi on 4/20 for malaria vaccine efforts - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2015 - 12:00

White House to award Sanofi on 4/20 for malaria vaccine efforts
News-Medical.net
Dexcom aims for optimal convenience and accessibility by providing our patients and their loved ones with access to the most current technology to better manage their diabetes,” stated Kevin Sayer, Chief Executive Office of Dexcom. We are excited that ...

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Mass Malaria Drug Administration Has Been a Successful Operation - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2015 - 10:03

Mass Malaria Drug Administration Has Been a Successful Operation
AllAfrica.com
Freetown — The MOHS National Malaria Control Programme has presented its Report Measuring Impact of the Mass Drug Administration (MDA) for malaria in Ebola affected districts of Sierra Leone at a Dissemination Meeting of the Assessment Report held ...

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Nigeria - That 'PLOs One' Report On Fake Malaria Drugs - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2015 - 09:01

Nigeria - That 'PLOs One' Report On Fake Malaria Drugs
AllAfrica.com
It is highly disturbing to learn from a recently - conducted research that substandard malaria drugs are prevalent in Nigeria. This reprehensible action is a crass demonstration of the greed of some criminals who want to be rich overnight by hook or by ...

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Malaria + Viagra = unhappy ending for parasites - Lexology (registration)

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2015 - 07:54

Malaria + Viagra = unhappy ending for parasites
Lexology (registration)
A recent study has shown that the active ingredient in Viagra (sildenafil) has the capacity to slow the spread of malaria parasites. The study serves as a timely reminder of the relevance of 'second medical use' patents and their potential for ...

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Malaria + Viagra = unhappy ending for parasites - IAM (registration) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2015 - 05:25

Malaria + Viagra = unhappy ending for parasites
IAM (registration) (blog)
A recent study has shown that the active ingredient in Viagra (sildenafil) has the capacity to slow the spread of malaria parasites. The study serves as a timely reminder of the relevance of 'second medical use' patents and their potential for ...

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Seven Children Die of Malaria in Kakamega - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 4, 2015 - 04:52

Seven Children Die of Malaria in Kakamega
AllAfrica.com
He said the county has stocked sufficient drugs to fight malaria and common ailments among infants and adults. "Rush patients with symptoms of malaria to the nearest health facility," Oparanya said. The governor said the region experiences malaria ...

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