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Highview PS fights malaria - Pembroke Daily Observer

Malaria News Feeds - January 30, 2015 - 22:39

Pembroke Daily Observer

Highview PS fights malaria
Pembroke Daily Observer
Jack Moryto, events coordinator of the Highview Builders Club, goes under Angie Lapierre's electric razor during a fundraiser held at Highview Public School on Thursday. The school has raised more than $1,200 so far to purchase mosquito nets as a way ...

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Akufo-Addo's wife leads malaria fight - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - January 30, 2015 - 16:14

GhanaWeb

Akufo-Addo's wife leads malaria fight
GhanaWeb
The group is organising a “Night of Classical Music” to raise funds for malaria intervention projects on the 13th February 2015 at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons. Several world-acclaimed musicians are expected to perform on the night.

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Akufo-Addo's wife leads malaria fight - Starr 103.5 FM

Malaria News Feeds - January 30, 2015 - 15:31

Starr 103.5 FM

Akufo-Addo's wife leads malaria fight
Starr 103.5 FM
The group is organising a “Night of Classical Music” to raise funds for malaria intervention projects on the 13th February 2015 at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons. Several world-acclaimed musicians are expected to perform on the night.

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Chembio Diagnostics gets Gates grant for rapid test for malaria - Newsday

Malaria News Feeds - January 30, 2015 - 14:29

StreetInsider.com

Chembio Diagnostics gets Gates grant for rapid test for malaria
Newsday
Chembio Diagnostics Inc. said the grant, from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, would quicken feasibility studies and development of the point-of-care test for malaria. The foundation seeks to eradicate the disease that struck 198 million people ...
Form 8-K CHEMBIO DIAGNOSTICS, For: Jan 29StreetInsider.com

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Treating Cerebral Malaria: New Molecular Target Identified

Science Daily - Malaria - January 30, 2015 - 13:21
A drug already approved for treating other diseases may be useful as a treatment for cerebral malaria, according to researchers who discovered a novel link between food intake during the early stages of infection and the outcome of the disease, identifying two molecular pathways that could serve as new targets for treatment.
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Angola: Over 6000 Cases of Malaria Diagnosed in Moxico - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 30, 2015 - 13:03

Angola: Over 6000 Cases of Malaria Diagnosed in Moxico
AllAfrica.com
Luena — With more than 6,000 cases, malaria is still the most diagnosed disease in 11,018 pregnant women consulted in Maternal-Children Center of Luena, in 2014, revealed, Thursday, here, the head of this unit, Helena Mufana Antonio. Speaking to ...

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Combining bednets, vaccines 'good or bad for malaria' - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - January 30, 2015 - 11:41

Combining bednets, vaccines 'good or bad for malaria'
SciDev.Net
While no malaria vaccines have yet been approved for use, about 25 candidates are in development, researchers say. The candidates fall into three categories: preerythrocytic vaccines (PEVs), which reduce risk of infection from disease-carrying ...

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Public Release: 30-Jan-2015 New molecular target identified for treating ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - January 30, 2015 - 11:07

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Public Release: 30-Jan-2015 New molecular target identified for treating ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Boston, MA - A drug already approved for treating other diseases may be useful as a treatment for cerebral malaria, according to researchers at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. They discovered a novel link between food intake during the ...
New molecular target identified for treating cerebral malariaGhana Broadcasting Corporation

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New molecular target identified for treating cerebral malaria - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - January 30, 2015 - 10:02

Medical Xpress

New molecular target identified for treating cerebral malaria
Medical Xpress
A drug already approved for treating other diseases may be useful as a treatment for cerebral malaria, according to researchers at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. They discovered a novel link between food intake during the early stages of ...

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Malaria resistance - The Manitoban

Malaria News Feeds - January 30, 2015 - 06:05

The Manitoban

Malaria resistance
The Manitoban
A rise in the resistance of treatment in malaria parasites recently prompted scientists to investigate further into the cause. As a result, scientists have discovered mutated genetic sequences that link to the development of malaria tolerance. Malaria ...

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Chembio Awarded Grant to Develop Next-Generation Point-of-Care Diagnostic ... - Nasdaq

Malaria News Feeds - January 29, 2015 - 13:58

Chembio Awarded Grant to Develop Next-Generation Point-of-Care Diagnostic ...
Nasdaq
Chembio's DPP® technology has been selected for this grant due to its exceptional sensitivity and potential to aid the foundation in its goal of eradicating malaria. To achieve this goal, diagnostics must be capable of detecting the malaria parasite in ...

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EYD must maintain focus on combating malaria - TheParliamentMagazine.eu

Malaria News Feeds - January 29, 2015 - 08:53

TheParliamentMagazine.eu

EYD must maintain focus on combating malaria
TheParliamentMagazine.eu
The fight against malaria, the sixth MDG, has long been heralded as arguably the most successful campaign of its kind. The widespread distribution of nets, effective treatments and rapid diagnosis tests have seen mortality figures drop an impressive 47 ...

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New treatment to cure common strain of malaria, researchers say - SBS

Malaria News Feeds - January 29, 2015 - 06:13

SBS

New treatment to cure common strain of malaria, researchers say
SBS
Malaria is one of the world's most prevalent diseases, affecting about 200 million people. There have been successes and failures trying to combat the disease, but now a group of Australian and Papua New Guinean researchers believe they have developed ...

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New treatment offers cure for common malaria strain - SBS

Malaria News Feeds - January 29, 2015 - 06:10

SBS

New treatment offers cure for common malaria strain
SBS
"So it's satisfying to not only see our work, but all the other malaria research and the time and effort and planning that malaria has recently attracted globally. And so the incidence of malaria globally, not just in Papua New Guinea, have been ...

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Malaria/Ebola “Sierra Leone making progress”- says Foreign Assessment Mission - Sierra Express Media

Malaria News Feeds - January 29, 2015 - 02:52

Awareness Times

Malaria/Ebola “Sierra Leone making progress”- says Foreign Assessment Mission
Sierra Express Media
The two cycles Mass Drugs Administration Malaria Campaign implemented by the National Malaria Control Programme, Ministry of Health and Sanitation with Technical support by WHO in collaboration with MSF,UNICEF and other partners have been rated ...
WHO initiative delivers malarial treatment door-to-door in Sierra LeoneVaccine News Daily
Missionary shares Sierra Leone experiences at Wrightsville MethodistLumina News
How to Win the Ebola WarAllAfrica.com

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Gov't Reports No Gains Against Malaria Deaths - The Cambodia Daily (subscription)

Malaria News Feeds - January 29, 2015 - 00:43

Gov't Reports No Gains Against Malaria Deaths
The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
The number of Cambodians who died of malaria last year was exactly the same as in 2013, according to the latest figures from the National Malaria Center (CNM), which hopes to entirely eliminate fatal cases of the mosquito-borne parasite this year.

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Building a molecular lego to fight malaria and TB - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 19:00

Building a molecular lego to fight malaria and TB
The Hindu
Tuberculosis and malaria are the most prevalent diseases that kill mankind today. Currently available methods and drugs are unable to stem the tide. This is why governments, the Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust and others are investing large sums to ...

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Sierra Leone News : Malaria/Ebola! “Sierra Leone making progress” - Says ... - Awareness Times

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 17:18

Awareness Times

Sierra Leone News : Malaria/Ebola! “Sierra Leone making progress” - Says ...
Awareness Times
The anti-malaria Mass Drugs Administration Campaign implemented by the National Malaria Control Programme, Ministry of Health and Sanitation with Technical support from WHO in collaboration with MSF,UNICEF and other partners have been rated as a ...
WHO initiative delivers malarial treatment door-to-door in Sierra LeoneVaccine News Daily
Missionary shares Sierra Leone experiences at Wrightsville MethodistLumina News
How to Win the Ebola WarAllAfrica.com

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Cannabidiol (CBD) in the Treatment of Cerebral Malaria - Medical Jane

Malaria News Feeds - January 28, 2015 - 16:08

Medical Jane

Cannabidiol (CBD) in the Treatment of Cerebral Malaria
Medical Jane
Malaria is a disease transmitted to humans by Anopheles mosquitoes carrying parasites (genus Plasmodium), which infect the human host and travel through the blood stream in red blood cells. If a person with malaria is stung by a mosquito that is not ...

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