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How Malaria Has Shaped The Human Genome - Asian Scientist Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - October 21, 2014 - 08:47

Asian Scientist Magazine

How Malaria Has Shaped The Human Genome
Asian Scientist Magazine
AsianScientist (Oct. 21, 2014) – Research by an international consortium that includes members from The University of Western Australia (UWA) has found that small genetic changes result in improved survival against malaria, and that children carrying ...

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City's Ebola scare turned out to be case of malaria - Eagle-Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - October 21, 2014 - 08:26

City's Ebola scare turned out to be case of malaria
Eagle-Tribune
HAVERHILL — A suspected case of Ebola in Haverhill involving a sick woman who returned from visiting a West African country being ravaged by the deadly virus turned out to be malaria. Details of the case came to light Monday morning at an Ebola ...

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Soon, malaria diagnosis will take flat 30 minutes - TheHealthSite

Malaria News Feeds - October 21, 2014 - 06:11

TheHealthSite

Soon, malaria diagnosis will take flat 30 minutes
TheHealthSite
Scientists at IISc Bangalore have developed a revolutionary handheld device for the diagnosis of the deadly malaria pathogen from less than a drop of blood and that too in less than 30 minutes. The research team has already developed a laboratory ...
Diagnose malaria with a drop of blood, in 30 mins flatTimes of India
Test for malaria in 30 minutesThe Hindu
A handheld device that detects malaria in 30 minutesLivemint
Bangalore Mirror
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Tuberculosis could surpass malaria as main killer disease in Uganda - NTV Uganda

Malaria News Feeds - October 21, 2014 - 05:48

Tuberculosis could surpass malaria as main killer disease in Uganda
NTV Uganda
Malaria has for long been a top killer of many Ugandans, but new revelations from the 20th Annual Joint Review report of the ministry of health during cites smear positive Tuberculosis as a disease that's on the rise, killing many Ugandans and almost ...

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Diagnose malaria with a drop of blood, in 30 mins flat - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - October 20, 2014 - 22:36

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Diagnose malaria with a drop of blood, in 30 mins flat
Times of India
Bangalore: It promises to bring in a revolution in detecting the deadly malaria -- IISc scientists have developed a handheld device that can diagnose the disease in less than 30 minutes, from less than a drop of blood. The team has already developed a ...
Test for malaria in 30 minutesThe Hindu
A handheld device that detects malaria in 30 minutesLivemint
Soon, malaria diagnosis will take flat 30 minutesTheHealthSite
Bangalore Mirror
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Test for malaria in 30 minutes - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - October 20, 2014 - 21:29

Livemint

Test for malaria in 30 minutes
The Hindu
Diagnosing malaria, a disease that kills one child every minute around the world, could soon take as little as 30 minutes to do — perhaps even on your smart phone — thanks to a new device created by a team of researchers at the Indian Institute of ...
Diagnose malaria with a drop of blood in 30 minutesTimes of India
A handheld device that detects malaria in 30 minutesLivemint
A device that detects malaria in 30 minutes flatBangalore Mirror

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The Malaria Fighter - New York Times

Malaria News Feeds - October 20, 2014 - 21:10

New York Times

The Malaria Fighter
New York Times
BA WA PIN, Myanmar — After a knee-to-knee chat with this hamlet's chief in the local malaria clinic as rain hammered the tin roof, Rear Adm. R. Timothy Ziemer reached into his pocket for his usual thank-you gift. The clinic was well run, and there was ...

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Diagnose malaria with a drop of blood in 30 minutes - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - October 20, 2014 - 20:49

Diagnose malaria with a drop of blood in 30 minutes
Times of India
"We are tremendously excited about this simple yet incredible device that can fully automate the complete workflow of clinical microscopy, making accurate diagnosis of malaria and other diseases far more accessible than it has been before," says Dr ...

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Is it Ebola or malaria? The diagnostic challenge - UNICEF Connect (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 20, 2014 - 15:53

UNICEF Connect (blog)

Is it Ebola or malaria? The diagnostic challenge
UNICEF Connect (blog)
Fever, weakness, and headaches could be anything from the flu to malaria. But once a person has symptoms, they are infectious to others. So putting a malaria patient next to an Ebola patient while waiting for a diagnosis is a bad idea and can ...

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Gallery: Malaria prevention in Ansongo, Mali - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Malaria News Feeds - October 20, 2014 - 14:49

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Gallery: Malaria prevention in Ansongo, Mali
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
Northern Mali has been one of the most neglected and unstable areas of the country since the conflict started in early 2012. The population has serious difficulties accessing health care. MSF is carrying out chemopreventive treatment for malaria in 16 ...

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Sri Lanka's Malaria Elimination Efforts a “Spectacular Achievement” –... - Asian Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - October 20, 2014 - 13:32

NDTV

Sri Lanka's Malaria Elimination Efforts a “Spectacular Achievement” –...
Asian Tribune
Sri Lanka has remained free of malaria for two years – an accomplishment the Global Health Group (GHG) described as a “spectacular achievement,” during a meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees recently. Dr. Richard Feachem, who is ...
Sri Lanka's Malaria Elimination Efforts a “Spectacular Achievement” –Global ...The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka
* Sri Lanka's malaria elimination efforts a 'spectacular achievement' - Global ...Colombo Page
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A handheld device that detects malaria in 30 minutes - Livemint

Malaria News Feeds - October 20, 2014 - 12:58

Livemint

A handheld device that detects malaria in 30 minutes
Livemint
“We are tremendously excited about this simple yet incredible device that can fully automate the complete workflow of clinical microscopy, making accurate diagnosis of malaria far more accessible than it has been before,” said Parama Pal, head of ...

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How pint a day could keep malaria at bay - Telegraph.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - October 20, 2014 - 12:31

Telegraph.co.uk

How pint a day could keep malaria at bay
Telegraph.co.uk
“Apart from carrying malaria, they [mosquitoes] can ruin a great night out,” the advertisement says. “Now when we get together for a beer, there are no uninvited guests.” SP Brewery describes its main beer, SP Lager, as a “tropical lager”. The lager ...
New beer carton repels mosquitoesGood Food

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Sri Lanka's Malaria Elimination Efforts a “Spectacular Achievement” –Global ... - The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka

Malaria News Feeds - October 20, 2014 - 11:06

Sri Lanka's Malaria Elimination Efforts a “Spectacular Achievement” –Global ...
The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka
During a meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees recently, Dr. Richard Feachem, who is the Director of GHG of the University of California San Francisco and the Chair of the Malaria Elimination Group (MEG) convened under GHG, ...

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Arts fair held, Imagine No Malaria campaign held in Luling - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 19, 2014 - 14:02

Arts fair held, Imagine No Malaria campaign held in Luling
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com (blog)
New Life Community Church raised over $600 for Imagine No Malaria through race registration fees. Proceeds from the children's craft fair held earlier this month, and other donations. Imagine No Malaria is a ministry of the United Methodist Church ...

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Lanka's feat on malaria elimination hailed - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

Malaria News Feeds - October 18, 2014 - 20:20

Lanka's feat on malaria elimination hailed
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
Addressing media personnel at the end of the conference on 'Sri Lanka's achievements in Malaria Elimination' at the Galle Face Hotel, Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena said since October 2012 no malaria cases had been reported and that the ...
Sri Lanka has been lauded internationally for eradicating Malaria totally.SLBC

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K405,000 Released for New Malaria Lab - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 18, 2014 - 12:32

K405,000 Released for New Malaria Lab
AllAfrica.com
GOVERNMENT has released K405,000 to boost the construction of a new malaria laboratory at the Tropical Disease Research Centre (TDRC), Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Davy Chikamata has said. Dr Chikamata said the release of funds was ...

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Presentation to address malaria prevention - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Malaria News Feeds - October 18, 2014 - 07:14

Presentation to address malaria prevention
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — A community forum Sunday at Raven Landing will address efforts to prevent and combat malaria across the globe. The presentation, by Julia Frisbie, a field coordinator with the Imagine No Malaria campaign, is at 4 p.m. and is open to the ...

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Hope-Calvin soccer to fight malaria with Night of Nets - HollandSentinel.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 18, 2014 - 02:11

Hope-Calvin soccer to fight malaria with Night of Nets
HollandSentinel.com
The Hope College and Calvin College men's soccer teams are teaming up this weekend aiding the quest to end malaria. The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association's top two teams will sell specially designed T-shirts at Saturday's homecoming game at ...

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Malaria's New Frontline - The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - October 18, 2014 - 00:40

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Malaria's New Frontline
The Irrawaddy News Magazine
She had malaria again, a common illness in this Karen State village that was isolated for several decades by armed conflict and poverty. In the past she might have been hard-pressed to find medicine without crossing the border to Thailand, but today it ...

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