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Malaria stings 60 Similipal Tiger Reserve staffers - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2014 - 08:09

Malaria stings 60 Similipal Tiger Reserve staffers
Times of India
BHUBANESWAR: The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Mayurbhanj district is scourged by malaria with 30% of its staff down with the fever. This has hit the routine watch and ward, including foot patrolling, in the sanctuary, official sources said. The STR ...

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Google Earth Engine to help predict malaria on Maps - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2014 - 07:33

Times of India

Google Earth Engine to help predict malaria on Maps
Times of India
With the malaria prediction platform, local health workers will be able to upload their own data on where and when malaria cases have been occurring and combine it with real-time satellite data on weather and other environmental conditions within Earth ...
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'Malaria on rise in DK' - Deccan Herald

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2014 - 19:06

'Malaria on rise in DK'
Deccan Herald
Despite all the measures and awareness programmes initiated to prevent malaria, the disease is on the rise in the district. While the total number of malaria cases reported in Dakshina Kannada last year was 2,800, the number of cases reported this year ...

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Genomes of chimpanzee malaria parasites reveal how they might adapt to humans - Nature Middle East

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2014 - 15:04

Genomes of chimpanzee malaria parasites reveal how they might adapt to humans
Nature Middle East
Nature Communications Enlarge image Plasmodium falciparum is the deadliest malaria parasite to humans. Recent molecular studies have shown an unexpected diversity of parasites related to P. falciparum in African apes, but despite their similarities ...

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How malaria parasites go in for the kill - Deccan Chronicle

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2014 - 12:29

How malaria parasites go in for the kill
Deccan Chronicle
Washington: A new research has revealed that malaria parasites react to mosquitoes biting their hosts in order to increase transmission. Researchers from the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) found that when the vectors ...

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Google Earth Engine to help predict malaria on maps - Economic Times

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2014 - 08:49

Economic Times

Google Earth Engine to help predict malaria on maps
Economic Times
With the malaria prediction platform, local health workers will be able to upload their own data on where and when malaria cases have been occurring and combine it with real-time satellite data on weather and other environmental conditions within Earth ...
Google Earth Engine to soon predict malaria on mapsDaily News & Analysis

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How malaria parasites kill humans - TheHealthSite

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2014 - 08:04

TheHealthSite

How malaria parasites kill humans
TheHealthSite
malaria A new research has revealed that malaria parasites react to mosquitoes biting their hosts in order to increase transmission. Researchers from the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) found that when the vectors (transmitting ...

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Patrick Guilfoile: Malaria, mosquitoes and fatal attraction - Bemidji Pioneer

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2014 - 06:05

Patrick Guilfoile: Malaria, mosquitoes and fatal attraction
Bemidji Pioneer
Malaria remains a huge health burden with more than 200 million people infected worldwide, and more than 600,000 deaths each year, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa. Yet, in spite of their success in infecting people, malaria parasites face numerous ...

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Drive against malaria and dengue not intensive: Ibrahim - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2014 - 05:59

The Hindu

Drive against malaria and dengue not intensive: Ibrahim
The Hindu
At a meeting here, Mr. Ibrahim said that the health officials at the civic body and officials from the Department of Health and Family Welfare should make joint efforts to bring malaria and dengue under control in the city. The Deputy Commissioner said ...

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How malaria defeats our drugs - Scroll.in

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2014 - 00:12

How malaria defeats our drugs
Scroll.in
Nosten, a rangy Frenchman with tousled brown hair and glasses, is one of the world's leading experts on malaria. He is here to avert a looming disaster. At the top of the slope, he reaches a small village of simple wooden buildings with tin and thatch ...

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How malaria defeats our drugs - Scroll.in

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2014 - 00:12

How malaria defeats our drugs
Scroll.in
Nosten, a rangy Frenchman with tousled brown hair and glasses, is one of the world's leading experts on malaria. He is here to avert a looming disaster. At the top of the slope, he reaches a small village of simple wooden buildings with tin and thatch ...

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Keele academics speak to Parliamentary group about their malaria research - Stoke Sentinel

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2014 - 14:53

Stoke Sentinel

Keele academics speak to Parliamentary group about their malaria research
Stoke Sentinel
KEELE University academics have briefed parliament on their cutting-edge research into how to fight insect-borne diseases. Helen Price and Paul Horrocks gave a presentation to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Malaria and Neglected Tropical ...

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Man evaluated for Ebola at RWJ Rahway actually has malaria, Roselle mayor says - The Star-Ledger

Malaria News Feeds - September 13, 2014 - 04:04

Man evaluated for Ebola at RWJ Rahway actually has malaria, Roselle mayor says
The Star-Ledger
Droplet precaution means that anyone within arms-length of the patient must wear a surgical mask and eye covering, Mancuso said. Around 10:30 p.m. Holley issued a statement explaining that the man, 69, from Roselle, was actually suffering from malaria.

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Reducing Child Mortality By Combining Malaria Prevention and Immunization - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 12, 2014 - 13:02

Reducing Child Mortality By Combining Malaria Prevention and Immunization
AllAfrica.com
Chad, September 10, 2014 - As part of its ongoing strategy to combat malaria in Chad, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a third round of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in the Moissala and Bouna districts, where malaria is the ...

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Breakthrough in rapid diagnostics: using magnets to test for malaria - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - September 12, 2014 - 09:41

The Guardian

Breakthrough in rapid diagnostics: using magnets to test for malaria
The Guardian
A team of scientists in Singapore have created a new way to test for malaria within minutes using magnets. “The new technique uses a significantly smaller blood sample to traditional blood-smear methods, and is more sensitive and less error-prone ...

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Chad: Reducing child mortality by combining malaria prevention and immunization - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Malaria News Feeds - September 12, 2014 - 08:38

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Chad: Reducing child mortality by combining malaria prevention and immunization
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
Chad, September 10, 2014 — As part of its ongoing strategy to combat malaria in Chad, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a third round of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in the Moissala and Bouna districts, where malaria is the ...

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Malaria parasites sense and react to mosquito presence to increase transmission - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - September 11, 2014 - 18:00

Malaria parasites sense and react to mosquito presence to increase transmission
Phys.Org
The researchers then went on to test whether such plastic transmission strategies actually exist for malaria parasites. Like many other parasites, Plasmodium goes through a phase of chronic infection during which most of the parasites are in a dormant ...

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Malaria parasites sense and react to mosquito presence to increase transmission

Science Daily - Malaria - September 11, 2014 - 17:54
Many pathogens are transmitted by insect bites. The abundance of vectors (as the transmitting insects are called) depends on seasonal and other environmental fluctuations. A new article demonstrates that Plasmodium parasites react to mosquitoes biting their hosts, and that the parasite responses increase transmission to the mosquito vector.
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Finding a better way to take a bite out of malaria's power - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News

Malaria News Feeds - September 11, 2014 - 16:43

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News

Finding a better way to take a bite out of malaria's power
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News
Half the world's population — more than 3 billion people — live in malaria-endemic areas. Seattle is far from the tropical and subtropical regions where malaria is transmitted, so while volunteers for other trials are often motivated because they ...

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Malaria drug shows promise treating asthma - Futurity: Research News

Malaria News Feeds - September 11, 2014 - 13:25

Malaria drug shows promise treating asthma
Futurity: Research News
A malaria drug derived from the artemisia plant might offer an alternative way to treat asthma. The drug, called artesunate, works like dexamethasone, the most potent steroid currently available. Like the steroid, artesunate suppresses airway ...

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