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How Anti-Missile Technology Is Being Used to Detect Malaria - Vocativ

Malaria News Feeds - July 21, 2014 - 12:11

Vocativ

How Anti-Missile Technology Is Being Used to Detect Malaria
Vocativ
Malaria currently kills over 600,000 people every year, many of them children. Using everything from insect repellents and insecticide-treated mosquito nets to prophylactics, health workers have combatted its spread for centuries. Yet, even as they ...

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Why Malaria in Neonates Worrisome - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 21, 2014 - 08:10

Why Malaria in Neonates Worrisome
AllAfrica.com
When young babies or neonates have malaria it is often not recognised by their mothers except when she has had previous experience hence it is often advised that when a baby shows certain signs such as refusal to suckle the breasts, presents with ...

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Blocking protein gateway in malaria parasite paves way for new drug treatments - Gizmag

Malaria News Feeds - July 21, 2014 - 06:59

Blocking protein gateway in malaria parasite paves way for new drug treatments
Gizmag
While the World Health Organization (WHO) says increased preventative measures have seen malaria mortality rates fall by 42 percent since 2000, the disease still claims more than half a million lives each year. A study carried out by a team of ...

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Malaria drug could prevent liver cancer - Telegraph.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - July 21, 2014 - 06:01

Telegraph.co.uk

Malaria drug could prevent liver cancer
Telegraph.co.uk
“My colleagues in Asia are particularly interested because viral hepatitis is so prevalent; it's probably the biggest problem we are facing in liver disease right now. “It is readily available across the counter as an anti-malarial and we know that it ...

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Rwanda native part of Methodists' efforts to defeat malaria - Columbus Dispatch

Malaria News Feeds - July 21, 2014 - 03:35

Rwanda native part of Methodists' efforts to defeat malaria
Columbus Dispatch
She knows it from the members of her family who had it; she can't even count them all. She never met 11 of her father's 12 siblings because they died from malaria at an early age. The 12th, her uncle, died of the disease along with his wife and all but ...
Rich Brown: Local church participates in national campaign to treat malariaJoplin Globe

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Malaria Cases Down in First Six Months of the Year - The Cambodia Daily (subscription)

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

Malaria Cases Down in First Six Months of the Year
The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
Five Cambodians have died from malaria in the first six months of the year, down from six during the same period last year, while the number of recorded cases of the disease has dropped by about 20 percent compared to last year, according to the latest ...
Cambodia reports 15980 malaria case in H1 2014GlobalPost

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Malaria - Disarming a Killer At Large - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 20, 2014 - 23:48

Malaria - Disarming a Killer At Large
AllAfrica.com
For several centuries, Africa was tagged the "white man's graveyard," no thanks to malaria. Today, Africa is still engaged in combat with the Anopheles mosquito. Don't be fooled by appearances. The adversary may be tiny, fragile and appear seemingly ...

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3 cases of malaria detected at Dhargalim - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - July 20, 2014 - 21:34

3 cases of malaria detected at Dhargalim
Times of India
MAPUSA: Three cases of malaria have been detected at Oxelbag in Dhargalim panchayat area at a construction site along the national highway 17. Sources said that the patients were migrant labourers at the construction site and were referred to the ...

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Researchers explore plant remedy for malaria - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - July 20, 2014 - 12:16

Researchers explore plant remedy for malaria
Healio
The NIH has awarded a 3-year, $420,000 grant to a research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts to test a plant-based therapy for malaria that has been in use for thousands of years, according to the university. “Malaria remains a ...
College TownWorcester Telegram

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Rich Brown: Local church participates in national campaign to treat malaria - Joplin Globe

Malaria News Feeds - July 20, 2014 - 11:35

Rich Brown: Local church participates in national campaign to treat malaria
Joplin Globe
JOPLIN, Mo. — When you realize that malaria kills an African child every minute, you can't help but appreciate efforts by the United Methodist Church as part of a worldwide United Nations Foundation drive to eliminate the disease from Africa by 2015.

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FIR against Tripura health officials for malaria deaths - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - July 20, 2014 - 05:34

Indian Express

FIR against Tripura health officials for malaria deaths
Times of India
AGARTALA: On Saturday, the Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) filed a criminal case against three senior health officials at the state health department, blaming the institution for an increase in the number of deaths caused by malaria and other ...
Malaria kills 70 as Tripura buys 'wrong' drugs, FIR against 3 officialsIndian Express
More Than 100 Die as Tripura Battles MalariaNDTV
The sting in the tale: How Tripura is grappling with an outbreak of malariaHindustan Times
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Malaria spreading fast in Thanchi of Bandarban - The Daily Star

Malaria News Feeds - July 19, 2014 - 18:13

Malaria spreading fast in Thanchi of Bandarban
The Daily Star
Malaria spreading fast in Thanchi of Bandarban. 6 kids die, 1500 attacked in 11 bordering villages. Our Correspondent, Bandarban. At least six children died of malaria and 1500 others were affected in the last few days at 11 villages under bordering ...

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Malaria spreading fast in Thanchi of Bandarban - The Daily Star

Malaria News Feeds - July 19, 2014 - 18:06

Malaria spreading fast in Thanchi of Bandarban
The Daily Star
Malaria spreading fast in Thanchi of Bandarban. 6 kids die, 1500 attacked in 11 bordering villages. Our Correspondent, Bandarban. At least six children died of malaria and 1500 others were affected in the last few days at 11 villages under bordering ...

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More Than 100 Die as Tripura Battles Malaria - NDTV

Malaria News Feeds - July 19, 2014 - 12:41

NDTV

More Than 100 Die as Tripura Battles Malaria
NDTV
The state government is being blamed by critics and Opposition for purchasing Chloramphenicol, a drug used for malaria caused due to Plasmodium Vivax. They say that almost all the cases of malaria were due to Plasmodium falciparum, the more fatal form ...
Malaria kills 70 as Tripura buys 'wrong' drugs, FIR against 3 officialsIndian Express
Cong files FIR against 3 Tripura officials on Malaria outbreakBusiness Standard

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Missile Detector May Help Fight Malaria - Indiatimes.com

Malaria News Feeds - July 19, 2014 - 11:51

Indiatimes.com

Missile Detector May Help Fight Malaria
Indiatimes.com
Researchers used a special imaging detector known as a Focal Plane Array (FPA) to detect malaria parasite-infected red blood cells. Originally developed for Javelin anti-tank heat seeking missiles, the FPA gives highly detailed information on a sample ...
How a missile detector can stop malaria 'in its tracks'Futurity: Research News
'Anti-tank missile detector' may hold key to curing malaria: StudyZee News
Anti-tank missile detector to fight malariaThe Hindu
Headlines & Global News -Phys.Org
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Missile detector may help fight malaria - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - July 18, 2014 - 23:57

Phys.Org

Missile detector may help fight malaria
Times of India
Researchers used a special imaging detector known as a Focal Plane Array (FPA) to detect malaria parasite-infected red blood cells. Originally developed for Javelin anti-tank heat seeking missiles, the FPA gives highly detailed information on a sample ...
Military Technology Used to Fight Off Malaria: Scientists Work With Imaging ...Headlines & Global News
Anti-tank missile detector to fight malariaThe Hindu
'Anti-tank missile detector' may hold key to curing malaria: StudyZee News
Futurity: Research News -Phys.Org
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Three cases of malaria detected at Dhargalim - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - July 18, 2014 - 20:27

Three cases of malaria detected at Dhargalim
Times of India
The authorities at the health centre finally put it to the use after increasing malaria cases. Sources also informed that recently three cases of malaria among the migrant workers were detected at the Colvale jail site. Locals are leaving under fear of ...

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Three cases of malaria detected at Dhargalim - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - July 18, 2014 - 20:27

Three cases of malaria detected at Dhargalim
Times of India
The authorities at the health centre finally put it to the use after increasing malaria cases. Sources also informed that recently three cases of malaria among the migrant workers were detected at the Colvale jail site. Locals are leaving under fear of ...

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Malaria kills 70 as Tripura buys 'wrong' drugs, FIR against 3 officials - Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - July 18, 2014 - 19:03

Indian Express

Malaria kills 70 as Tripura buys 'wrong' drugs, FIR against 3 officials
Indian Express
Malaria-stricken Tripura has been buying the wrong malaria drugs for two years prior to an outbreak that has earned it the unenviable distinction of having lost more people to the disease in the past month and a half than it did in the last four years ...

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Military Technology Used to Fight Off Malaria: Scientists Work With Imaging ... - Headlines & Global News

Malaria News Feeds - July 18, 2014 - 18:35

Phys.Org

Military Technology Used to Fight Off Malaria: Scientists Work With Imaging ...
Headlines & Global News
A Focal Plane Array (FPA), a detector used in Javelin missiles for heat-seeking, was used to find the first stages of malaria in a blood sample, according to CNET. By being connected to an infrared imaging microscope, the detector was able to transmit ...
Anti-tank missile detector joins the fight against malariaPhys.Org
'Anti-tank missile detector' may hold key to curing malaria: StudyZee News
How a missile detector can stop malaria 'in its tracks'Futurity: Research News
Mid-Day -News-Medical.net
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