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Science Briefs: Sickle cells combat malaria, loss of hemlocks could affect ... - Charlotte Observer

Malaria News Feeds - August 24, 2014 - 04:47

Science Briefs: Sickle cells combat malaria, loss of hemlocks could affect ...
Charlotte Observer
“One of the most interesting findings in our study is that the human microRNA (very small units of genetic material) found in sickle red cells directly participate in the gene regulation of malaria parasites,” said Dr. Jen-Tsan Chi, senior author and ...

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The malaria mines of Venezuela - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 23:45

BBC News

The malaria mines of Venezuela
BBC News
Venezuela used to be a world leader in managing malaria, but is now the only country in Latin America where incidence of the disease is increasing. Around 75,000 people were infected last year, and according to government figures, 60% of cases were in ...

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The malaria mines of Venezuela - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 23:39

BBC News

The malaria mines of Venezuela
BBC News
Venezuela used to be a world leader in managing malaria, but is now the only country in Latin America where incidence of the disease is increasing. Around 75,000 people were infected last year, and according to government figures, 60% of cases were in ...

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CG records 2nd highest malaria cases this year - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 19:39

CG records 2nd highest malaria cases this year
Times of India
RAIPUR: In yet another dubious distinction for Chhattisgarh, the state has recorded the second highest number of cases of malaria in the country this year. The state alone accounts for almost 13% of the total malaria cases in the country with almost 39 ...

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Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads in SE Asia - VOA Khmer

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 15:37

Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads in SE Asia
VOA Khmer
On Thailand's border with Myanmar, also known as Burma, a malaria research and treatment clinic is stepping up efforts to eliminate a drug-resistant form of the parasite before it spreads abroad. Artemisinin medicines have been highly effective against ...

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Coming soon -- computerised diagnostic method for malaria - TheHealthSite

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 11:30

TheHealthSite

Coming soon -- computerised diagnostic method for malaria
TheHealthSite
Researchers have found a new 'man and machine' decision support system, which provides more effective diagnosis for malaria than the traditional methods. A Finnish-Swedish research group at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM ...

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An anti-climax to malaria awareness drive - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 08:37

The Hindu

An anti-climax to malaria awareness drive
The Hindu
Health workers involved in anti-malaria work found signs of mosquito breeding at a construction site near Urwa Stores, a few minutes after labourers attended a malaria awareness programme at the site on Friday. This comes a few days after experts ...

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An anti-climax to malaria awareness drive - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 08:37

The Hindu

An anti-climax to malaria awareness drive
The Hindu
This comes a few days after experts revealed that incidence of malaria was on the rise and that chemicals not recommended for spray were being used, and after the builders promised to work with the Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) to prevent the spread ...

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Possible Ebola patient has malaria - Democratic Voice of Burma

Malaria News Feeds - August 23, 2014 - 06:41

Democratic Voice of Burma

Possible Ebola patient has malaria
Democratic Voice of Burma
A Burmese man who is being tested for the Ebola virus has been diagnosed with two types of Malaria, the Ministry of Health has confirmed. The young man was identified as a possible Ebola carrier by a screening team in Rangoon's Mingalardon ...
Sierra Leone News : Praise Foundation Schooled Bo District Councilors on ...Awareness Times

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Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads in SE Asia - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - August 22, 2014 - 17:53

Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads in SE Asia
Voice of America
MAE SOT, THAILAND—. On Thailand's border with Myanmar, also known as Burma, a malaria research and treatment clinic is stepping up efforts to eliminate a drug-resistant form of the parasite before it spreads abroad. Artemisinin medicines have been ...

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Health minister urges builders to prevent malaria in Manglore - TheHealthSite

Malaria News Feeds - August 22, 2014 - 13:19

Health minister urges builders to prevent malaria in Manglore
TheHealthSite
mosquito-natural Health and Family Welfare Minister U T Khader has urged the builders in Manglore to help in prevention of mosquito breeding in the city by assigning a worker to clean stagnant waters in construction sites regularly. Speaking at a ...

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Villagers Trained to Tackle Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 22, 2014 - 10:34

Villagers Trained to Tackle Malaria
AllAfrica.com
"We are following the malaria vector strategy in Namibia. IRS (indoor residual spraying) is the key intervention for vector control which our country has carried out since 1964 and it has worked very well as we have the resources, skills and the ...

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Suspected Ebola Patient Diagnosed With Malaria: Burmese Health Ministry - The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - August 22, 2014 - 09:45

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Suspected Ebola Patient Diagnosed With Malaria: Burmese Health Ministry
The Irrawaddy News Magazine
RANGOON — The 22-year-old Burmese man who was tested for the Ebola virus earlier this week has been diagnosed with malaria, the Ministry of Health announced Friday. Zin Min Oo, a sailor, was tested for Ebola after returning to Burma from West Africa, ...
Feverish traveller in Myanmar has malaria not EbolaThe Nation
Why Ebola Is Making It Harder To Provide Good Health CareNPR (blog)

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Feverish traveller in Myanmar has malaria not Ebola - The Nation

Malaria News Feeds - August 22, 2014 - 08:16

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Feverish traveller in Myanmar has malaria not Ebola
The Nation
"He was infected with malaria and is being treated for malaria. None of the four persons who returned with him were infected with Ebola, according to tests at the National Health Laboratory," an official from ministry said, adding that they were still ...
Why Ebola Is Making It Harder To Provide Good Health CareNPR (blog)

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New 'man, machine' system provides for improved malaria diagnosis - Zee News

Malaria News Feeds - August 22, 2014 - 06:31

New 'man, machine' system provides for improved malaria diagnosis
Zee News
Washington: Researchers have found a new 'man and machine' decision support system, which provides more effective diagnosis for malaria than the traditional methods. A Finnish-Swedish research group at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland ...
A novel 'man and machine' decision support system makes malaria diagnostics ...EurekAlert (press release)

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UK, US Endorse Malaria Campaign - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - August 22, 2014 - 06:31

UK, US Endorse Malaria Campaign
AllAfrica.com
In a show of support for Uganda's anti-malaria campaign, American Ambassador Scott DeLisi and British High Commissioner Alison Blackburne each handed President Yoweri Museveni a mosquito net at the launch of the distribution exercise in Wakiso and ...

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Written by Observer Media Ltd - The Observer (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 22, 2014 - 00:48

Written by Observer Media Ltd
The Observer (blog)
In a show of support for Uganda's anti-malaria campaign, American Ambassador Scott DeLisi and British High Commissioner Alison Blackburne each handed President Yoweri Museveni a mosquito net at the launch of the distribution exercise in Wakiso and ...

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Weakened By TB And Malaria, Iyengar Took The Yoga Cure - NPR (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 21, 2014 - 23:18

Weakened By TB And Malaria, Iyengar Took The Yoga Cure
NPR (blog)
The diseases of the developing world took a toll on Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja (B.K.S) Iyengar. As a boy, he was physically weakened from typhoid, tuberculosis and malaria. Then his brother-in-law suggested he learn yoga to improve his health.

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Why Ebola Is Making It Harder To Provide Good Health Care - NPR (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - August 21, 2014 - 20:13

NPR (blog)

Why Ebola Is Making It Harder To Provide Good Health Care
NPR (blog)
The Ebola virus has killed more than 1,300 people in West Africa, but the indirect deaths caused by this epidemic are likely to be far worse. Right now, it's the rainy season. And that means it's high season for malaria. "Probably 85 percent of the ...
Myanmar man who passed through Suvarnabhumi has malaria, not EbolaThe Nation

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How Ebola Stands To Worsen The Effects Of Malaria In West Africa - NPR

Malaria News Feeds - August 21, 2014 - 20:13

How Ebola Stands To Worsen The Effects Of Malaria In West Africa
NPR
August 21, 2014 4:10 PM ET. Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approximately 7:00 p.m. ET. In Sierra Leone, the vast majority of deaths are not from Ebola, but from more common diseases like malaria, diarrhea and ...

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