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Genetically modified mosquitoes could wipe out malaria - eNCA

Malaria News Feeds - July 12, 2014 - 16:16

Genetically modified mosquitoes could wipe out malaria
eNCA
London - Scientists in Britain believe they have a promising new lead in preventing the transmission of malaria. Researchers have successfully altered the genetic make-up of mosquito sperm. eNCA ...

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10 VDCs at high-risk of malaria - Republica

Malaria News Feeds - July 12, 2014 - 07:10

10 VDCs at high-risk of malaria
Republica
BANKE (KHAJURA), July 12: VDCs adjoining Rapti River in Banke district are at the high risk of malaria. According to District Public Health Office, a total of 10 VDCs are at the high risk of malaria. The malaria risk VDCs are Phattepur, Binauna ...

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MCC in dark about personnel doing its anti-malaria drives - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - July 12, 2014 - 06:07

MCC in dark about personnel doing its anti-malaria drives
Times of India
In August 2012, the corporation hired 42 multi-purpose workers, 12 spray workers, two supervisors and two lab technicians on contract for anti-malaria drive through an agency. However, the corporation authorities do not have profiles of the workers ...

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Malaria parasites can 'hide' inside bone marrow - Hartlepool Mail

Malaria News Feeds - July 12, 2014 - 01:30

Malaria parasites can 'hide' inside bone marrow
Hartlepool Mail
Malaria parasites can hide inside the bone marrow and evade the body's defences, research confirms,” BBC News report. It is hoped that this insight into the activities of the parasites could lead to new treatments. While most people associate malaria ...

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Malaria parasites can 'hide' inside bone marrow - Harborough Mail

Malaria News Feeds - July 12, 2014 - 01:25

Malaria parasites can 'hide' inside bone marrow
Harborough Mail
Malaria parasites can hide inside the bone marrow and evade the body's defences, research confirms,” BBC News report. It is hoped that this insight into the activities of the parasites could lead to new treatments. While most people associate malaria ...
Pregnancy-associated malaria and malaria in infants: an old problem with ...7thSpace Interactive (press release)

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JCI USA's Bzzz Tour 2.0 comes to St. Louis to spread malaria awareness - STLtoday.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 11, 2014 - 15:19

JCI USA's Bzzz Tour 2.0 comes to St. Louis to spread malaria awareness
STLtoday.com
The interactive evening will feature a panel of experts discussing malaria and its impact on our world as well as what we can contribute to fighting this devastating disease. There will also be opportunities to network, support the UN Foundation's ...

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Pregnancy-associated malaria and malaria in infants: an old problem with ... - 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - July 11, 2014 - 14:52

Pregnancy-associated malaria and malaria in infants: an old problem with ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Albeit pregnancy-associated malaria (PAM) poses a potential risk for over 125 million women each year, an accurate review assessing the impact on malaria in infants has yet to be conducted. In addition to an effect on low birth weight (LBW) and ...

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Governments commit to fight malaria - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Malaria News Feeds - July 11, 2014 - 12:28

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Governments commit to fight malaria
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
Countries in the sub Saharan region have committed to eliminate and expand malaria control in all hard-to-reach migrant and mobile communities in Africa. Ministers from Kenya, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe, as well as deputy ...

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6 000 Malaria Cases Reported in Three Months - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 11, 2014 - 08:30

6 000 Malaria Cases Reported in Three Months
AllAfrica.com
NAMIBIA has reported 5 966 cases of malaria in Omaheke, Kunene, Erongo, Hardap and Karas regions between January and March this year. Speaking to The Namibian yesterday, Minister of Health and Social Services Richard Kamwi said this was a ...

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6 000 malaria cases reported in three months - Namibian

Malaria News Feeds - July 11, 2014 - 06:40

6 000 malaria cases reported in three months
Namibian
MAXIMUM PROTECTION ... As the number of malaria cases has rises again, more schools across the country are using mosquito nets to prevent pupils from catching the disease. Above: The use of mosquito nets has become necessary for many Namibians.

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New report highlights impact of malaria interventions on maternal, newborn health - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - July 11, 2014 - 05:50

New report highlights impact of malaria interventions on maternal, newborn health
News-Medical.net
A new report highlighting the impact of malaria interventions on maternal, newborn and child health was launched today alongside the annual High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York. The Contribution ...

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Maternal, Childhood Malaria Cases Down - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 11, 2014 - 05:16

IPPmedia

Maternal, Childhood Malaria Cases Down
AllAfrica.com
Malaria cases among pregnant women and children aged under five have significantly declined, a report by the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) shows. Malaria prevalence in children under five decreased from 2.6 per cent in 2008 to 1.4 per cent in ...
Roll back malaria campaign averts 94000 newborn deathsIPPmedia

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Malaria Prevention during Pregnancy Improves Health of Mothers and Babies

Roll Back Malaria - July 11, 2014 - 02:33
A new report highlighting the impact of malaria interventions on maternal, newborn and child health was launched today alongside the annual High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York...
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Travelers to Egypt cautioned against malaria - WantChinaTimes

Malaria News Feeds - July 11, 2014 - 01:44

WantChinaTimes

Travelers to Egypt cautioned against malaria
WantChinaTimes
People planning to travel to Egypt should take precautions against mosquitoes as malaria has resurfaced there after having not been a risk for 16 years, Taiwan's Center for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday. Aswan, a popular tourist destination in ...

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Control strategy for Dengue, malaria increases risk of West Nile virus - Penn State News

Malaria News Feeds - July 10, 2014 - 21:01

Florida Times-Union

Control strategy for Dengue, malaria increases risk of West Nile virus
Penn State News
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia are more likely to become infected with West Nile virus and more likely to transmit the virus to humans, according to a team of researchers. "Previous research has shown that ...
Climate, genetics can affect how long virus-carrying mosquitoes liveHealthCanal.com

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Control strategy for Dengue, malaria increases risk of West Nile virus - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - July 10, 2014 - 19:41

Florida Times-Union

Control strategy for Dengue, malaria increases risk of West Nile virus
Medical Xpress
They also are investigating Wolbachia as a possible control strategy for malaria." Expecting to find that Wolbachia would block infection by West Nile virus in the same way that it blocks Dengue virus, Rasgon and his colleagues—which include ...
Climate, genetics can affect how long virus-carrying mosquitoes liveHealthCanal.com

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Control strategy for Dengue, malaria increases risk of West Nile virus

Science Daily - Malaria - July 10, 2014 - 18:16
Mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia are more likely to become infected with West Nile virus and more likely to transmit the virus to humans, according to a team of researchers. "This is the first study to demonstrate that Wolbachia can enhance a human pathogen in a mosquito," one researcher said. "The results suggest that caution should be used when releasing Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes into nature to control vector-borne diseases of humans."
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Malaria parasites can 'hide' inside bone marrow - NHS Choices

Malaria News Feeds - July 10, 2014 - 16:27

spyghana.com

Malaria parasites can 'hide' inside bone marrow
NHS Choices
Malaria parasites can hide inside the bone marrow and evade the body's defences, research confirms,” BBC News report. It is hoped that this insight into the activities of the parasites could lead to new treatments. While most people associate malaria ...
Malaria penetrates down to the bonespyghana.com

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Malaria Prevention during Pregnancy Improves Health of Mothers and Babies - Zawya (registration)

Malaria News Feeds - July 10, 2014 - 04:41

Malaria Prevention during Pregnancy Improves Health of Mothers and Babies
Zawya (registration)
The Contribution of Malaria Control to Maternal and Newborn Health is the latest in the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership's Progress & Impact Series to help assess progress towards targets set out in the Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP) and the ...

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Researchers Confirm Presence of Malaria Parasite in Bone Marrow - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - July 10, 2014 - 00:45

Voice of America

Researchers Confirm Presence of Malaria Parasite in Bone Marrow
Voice of America
Researchers say they have evidence the malaria parasite lurks in bone marrow, a spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells are produced. The discovery offers hope that new treatments can be found to fight the disease, which kills an estimated one ...
Malaria parasite 'gets down to the bone'BBC News

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