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Malaria eradication: blocking transmission to mosquitoes - The Pharmaceutical Journal

Malaria News Feeds - January 7, 2015 - 18:47

The Pharmaceutical Journal

Malaria eradication: blocking transmission to mosquitoes
The Pharmaceutical Journal
On 17 October 2007, billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife Melinda stood before a group of 300 malaria researchers, funders and policymakers at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Washington, and asked them to reconsider a proposition that had ...
Insecticide-Treated Nets May Create Super MosquitoesSmithsonian
Why Malaria Remains A Killer, By ExpertThe Tide

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Smartphones Becoming Tools for Diagnosing Malaria - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - January 7, 2015 - 18:47

Smartphones Becoming Tools for Diagnosing Malaria
Voice of America
Doctors fighting malaria - one of the deadliest diseases on the planet - may soon have a new affordable weapon in their smart phones. Researchers have found a way to use the phone's camera to detect the microorganism in the patient's blood that causes ...

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Study done in collaboration with UMass is published in the Proceedings of the ... - WPI News

Malaria News Feeds - January 7, 2015 - 18:16

WPI News

Study done in collaboration with UMass is published in the Proceedings of the ...
WPI News
With malaria still raging as one of the most prevalent and deadly infectious diseases of the developing world, hope for a long-lasting and effective treatment using dried leaves of the plant Artemisia annua took an important step forward with the ...
Plant Therapy Could Beat Malaria Parasite's Drug ResistanceDrug Discovery & Development
Whole plant therapy can beat malaria parasites' drug resistance: StudyJagran Josh

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Insecticide-Treated Nets May Create Super Mosquitoes - Smithsonian

Malaria News Feeds - January 7, 2015 - 16:47

Insecticide-Treated Nets May Create Super Mosquitoes
Smithsonian
The findings shouldn't cause anyone to stop using nets in areas with high rates of malaria; nets are still widely considered the frontline tool of malaria control. But Lanzaro believes that there's an urgent need for new methods for malaria mosquito ...
Why Malaria Remains A Killer, By ExpertThe Tide

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A Bed Of Mouse Cells Helps Human Cells Thrive In The Lab - NPR (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - January 7, 2015 - 11:53

NPR (blog)

A Bed Of Mouse Cells Helps Human Cells Thrive In The Lab
NPR (blog)
A drug that is used worldwide to treat malaria is now being tested as a treatment for cervical cancer. This surprising idea is the result of a new laboratory technique that could have far-reaching uses. Our story starts with Dr. Richard Schlegel at ...

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3 die of malaria in Chincholi - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - January 7, 2015 - 01:56

3 die of malaria in Chincholi
Times of India
HUBBALLI: People of Sakrunayak tanda of Chincholi taluk in Kalaburagi district live in fear of the buzzing mosquito. Malaria is haunting people of the tanda, and has claimed the lives of three villagers in the past week. The deaths have triggered panic ...

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3 die of malaria in Karnataka's Kalaburagi - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - January 7, 2015 - 00:03

3 die of malaria in Karnataka's Kalaburagi
Times of India
Because of this, three persons with malaria were taken to hospital at the last minute, and couldn't be saved, said Mogha. It was also confirmed that two girls and a woman had died of malaria. H uchhappa Gulbarga, male staff nurse of Mo gha PHC, gave ...

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Malaria deaths soar as fear of ebola keeps sick at home - The Times (subscription)

Malaria News Feeds - January 6, 2015 - 21:46

The Times (subscription)

Malaria deaths soar as fear of ebola keeps sick at home
The Times (subscription)
The world's worst ebola outbreak, which has killed more than 8,000 people, is masking a far greater death toll as hospitals across west Africa struggle to cope with the region's other deadly disease: malaria. The mosquito-borne infection, which kills ...

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Plant Therapy Could Beat Malaria Parasite's Drug Resistance - Drug Discovery & Development

Malaria News Feeds - January 6, 2015 - 21:06

Drug Discovery & Development

Plant Therapy Could Beat Malaria Parasite's Drug Resistance
Drug Discovery & Development
For decades, physicians and public health officials worldwide have been thwarted by the malaria parasite's ability to evolve resistance to the succession of drugs developed to treat it. But now University of Massachusetts Amherst microbiologist Stephen ...
Whole plant therapy may help beat malariaZee News
Beat Drug Resistant Malaria with Whole Plant Therapy: StudyMicrofinance Monitor

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Struggling with Ebola, Losing with Malaria - Christian Broadcasting Network (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - January 6, 2015 - 17:34

Struggling with Ebola, Losing with Malaria
Christian Broadcasting Network (blog)
In 2014, Ebola caught the world by surprise. The largest outbreak of the deadly virus has been a reality check for the whole world. As developing countries struggle to contain the virus, developed nations realized they weren't ready to face the beast ...
Ebola – a wake-up call for leaders?Sierra Leone Telegraph

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Seattle volunteers roll up their sleeves in battle against malaria - The Seattle Times

Malaria News Feeds - January 6, 2015 - 04:25

The Seattle Times

Seattle volunteers roll up their sleeves in battle against malaria
The Seattle Times
On Wednesday, Dr. Rafael Hernandez will roll up his sleeve and offer his forearm to 200 ravenous, malaria-infected mosquitoes. If he's lucky — and the Seattle scientists who cooked up the experiment are right — Hernandez won't get sick. Nor should ...

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Whole plant therapy shows promise to beat malaria parasites' drug resistance

Science Daily - Malaria - January 5, 2015 - 22:00
For decades, physicians and public health officials worldwide have been thwarted by the malaria parasite's ability to evolve resistance to the succession of drugs developed to treat it. But now a microbiologist and his research team report an effective and sustainable malaria intervention that shows great promise in laboratory models.
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Whole plant therapy shows promise to beat malaria parasites' drug resistance - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - January 5, 2015 - 20:06

Medical Xpress

Whole plant therapy shows promise to beat malaria parasites' drug resistance
Medical Xpress
For decades, physicians and public health officials worldwide have been thwarted by the malaria parasite's ability to evolve resistance to the succession of drugs developed to treat it. But now University of Massachusetts Amherst microbiologist Stephen ...

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Ugandans Warned Against Treating Malaria Without Testing - The Observer

Malaria News Feeds - January 5, 2015 - 17:14

Ugandans Warned Against Treating Malaria Without Testing
The Observer
Speaking recently during the dissemination of results of Uganda's ACT (Artemisinin- based combination therapy) watch outlet survey, experts warned against treating people for malaria before testing them. According to Zacch Akinyemi, the executive ...

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Genetic study investigates how mosquitoes transmit malaria - The Peak

Malaria News Feeds - January 5, 2015 - 10:12

The Peak

Genetic study investigates how mosquitoes transmit malaria
The Peak
By determining the genetic sequence of 16 types of mosquitoes (Anopheles genus), an international research team, including researchers from SFU, has contributed knowledge on how these mosquitoes adapt to humans as the primary host of malaria.

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Ministry Takes Measures to Control Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 5, 2015 - 09:30

Ministry Takes Measures to Control Malaria
AllAfrica.com
The Ministry of Health and Child Care has completed spraying 47 districts around the country to prevent a major outbreak of malaria, an official has said. National malaria control manager in the ministry, Joseph Mberikunashe, told The Standard that all ...

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Cost of Treating Inpatient Falciparum Malaria on the Thai-myanmar Border - Medscape

Malaria News Feeds - January 5, 2015 - 05:15

Cost of Treating Inpatient Falciparum Malaria on the Thai-myanmar Border
Medscape
Background Despite demonstrated benefits and World Health Organization (WHO) endorsement, parenteral artesunate is the recommended treatment for patients with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in only one fifth of endemic countries. One possible ...

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Malaria vaccine? Genetic engineering turns parasite into vaccine candidate - Genetic Literacy Project

Malaria News Feeds - January 5, 2015 - 01:16

Malaria vaccine? Genetic engineering turns parasite into vaccine candidate
Genetic Literacy Project
Malaria is one of the Great Diseases. This mosquito-borne illness killed some 627,000 people in 2012, most of them children in sub-Saharan Africa. Efforts in the last decade have cut mortality rates for the disease by an impressive 45 percent, but ...

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Ugandans have been warned to avoid taking malaria medicine without a ... - The Observer (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2015 - 20:50

Ugandans have been warned to avoid taking malaria medicine without a ...
The Observer (blog)
Speaking recently during the dissemination of results of Uganda's ACT (Artemisinin- based combination therapy) watch outlet survey, experts warned against treating people for malaria before testing them. According to Zacch Akinyemi, the executive ...

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Ministry takes measures to control malaria - The Zimbabwe Standard

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2015 - 03:00

Ministry takes measures to control malaria
The Zimbabwe Standard
The Ministry of Health and Child Care has completed spraying 47 districts around the country to prevent a major outbreak of malaria, an official has said. by FELUNA NLEYA. National malaria control manager in the ministry, Joseph Mberikunashe, told The ...

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