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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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Seattle Scientist Defangs Parasite In Search Of Malaria Vaccine - KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest

Malaria News Feeds - January 2, 2015 - 13:12

Seattle Scientist Defangs Parasite In Search Of Malaria Vaccine
KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest
A Seattle scientist is set to begin clinical trials of a new malaria vaccine candidate, hoping a new twist on an old approach will finally yield an effective preventive treatment for the disease. The idea of using a weakened pathogen to stimulate the ...

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Study suggests new malaria treatment for children - Vaccine News Daily

Malaria News Feeds - January 2, 2015 - 11:26

Vaccine News Daily

Study suggests new malaria treatment for children
Vaccine News Daily
There are several different types of parasite species that bring about malaria, but there are two that are most dangerous: Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum. These two strains are not equally responsive to antimalarial drugs. Scientists ...

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Extensive introgression in a malaria vector species complex revealed by ... - Science Careers Blog

Malaria News Feeds - January 1, 2015 - 19:07

Extensive introgression in a malaria vector species complex revealed by ...
Science Careers Blog
5Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. 6The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, 415 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA. 7Department of Genetic ...

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Highly evolvable malaria vectors: The genomes of 16 Anopheles mosquitoes - Science Careers Blog

Malaria News Feeds - January 1, 2015 - 19:07

Highly evolvable malaria vectors: The genomes of 16 Anopheles mosquitoes
Science Careers Blog
2Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. 3The Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, 415 Main Street, Cambridge, MA ...

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Malaria Combination Drug Therapy for Children - University Herald

Malaria News Feeds - January 1, 2015 - 08:17

University Herald

Malaria Combination Drug Therapy for Children
University Herald
Malaria is a mosquito-borne parasitic disease that kills approximately 600,000 people every year. Several different parasite species cause malaria and in some settings, such as Papua New Guinea, two species, Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax, ...
New drug combo may free kids of malariaTimes of India
Anti-malaria drug combo boon for childrenZee News
New drug combo treatment for malaria in kids found highly effectiveDaily News & Analysis

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Reversing Malaria And TB, Other Huge UN Goals Will Be Met In 2015 - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - December 31, 2014 - 20:14

Reversing Malaria And TB, Other Huge UN Goals Will Be Met In 2015
Huffington Post
Years that shake up the international system do not come around that often. Think: 1945, 1968, 1989, 2000 and 2001. 2015 may be one of those years. In 2015 there will be two huge opportunities to shape the course of human history for decades to come.

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Government working toward reducing malaria fatality-Kasonde - Lusaka Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 31, 2014 - 12:14

Government working toward reducing malaria fatality-Kasonde
Lusaka Times
Government is working at strengthening measures aimed at reducing malaria fatality case rate in all ages across the country. Minister of Health Joseph Kasonde, who is in Eastern province to inspect developmental projects, said government was making ...

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Drug combination should be considered for children with malaria: Study - TheHealthSite

Malaria News Feeds - December 31, 2014 - 07:52

Drug combination should be considered for children with malaria: Study
TheHealthSite
Melbourne, Dec 31: A drug combination of artemisinin-naphthoquine should be considered for the treatment of children with malaria, suggests a study. The researchers studied malaria cases in Papua New Guinea. 'This regimen should be considered ...

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New Malaria Combination Drug Therapy for Children - Infection Control Today

Malaria News Feeds - December 31, 2014 - 07:03

New Malaria Combination Drug Therapy for Children
Infection Control Today
A drug combination of artemisinin-naphthoquine should be considered for the treatment of children with uncomplicated malaria in settings where multiple parasite species cause malaria according to Tim Davis from University of Western Australia ...

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Engage Private Sector in Fight Against Malaria - Forbes

Malaria News Feeds - December 31, 2014 - 02:49

Engage Private Sector in Fight Against Malaria
Forbes
Globally the number of malaria-related deaths have halved since 2000, according to recent figures from the World Health Organization (WHO). This remarkable progress reflects the success of efforts to scale-up access to preventive and treatment measures ...

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Military's malaria drug not worth the risk - Toronto Sun

Malaria News Feeds - December 31, 2014 - 02:00

Toronto Sun

Military's malaria drug not worth the risk
Toronto Sun
Through all those changes, there was a constant — mefloquine — a drug that prevents malaria infection. But it can also wreak havoc on the minds and bodies of some who take it, creating horrific night terrors, unbalanced mental states and leaving ...

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Malaria combination drug therapy for children - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 30, 2014 - 21:09

AsiaOne

Malaria combination drug therapy for children
EurekAlert (press release)
A drug combination of artemisinin-naphthoquine should be considered for the treatment of children with uncomplicated malaria in settings where multiple parasite species cause malaria according to Tim Davis from University of Western Australia ...
Artemisinin-naphthoquine malaria combo drug therapy for childrenScience Codex
Bugged by the malaria malaiseAsiaOne

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Malaria combination drug therapy for children

Science Daily - Malaria - December 30, 2014 - 19:52
A drug combination of artemisinin-naphthoquine should be considered for the treatment of children with uncomplicated malaria in settings where multiple parasite species cause malaria according to researchers.
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Side effects vex anti-malaria push in Sierra Leone - Nature.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 30, 2014 - 15:37

Side effects vex anti-malaria push in Sierra Leone
Nature.com
In early December, public-health workers distributed malaria medication to 2.52 million people in Sierra Leone. The effort was meant to curb the number of malaria cases as the disease approaches its peak season, and reduce, in turn, the number of ...

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Malaria Killing More People in West Africa than Ebola - Tech Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 30, 2014 - 13:56

Tech Times

Malaria Killing More People in West Africa than Ebola
Tech Times
Nets for Life Africa, an American charitable organization, reveals that more than 207 million people around the world are infected with malaria each year and over half a million people die of the infection. However, 90 percent of the total malaria ...

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Ebola Outbreak Hampers Fight Against Malaria - The Inquisitr

Malaria News Feeds - December 30, 2014 - 12:16

The Inquisitr

Ebola Outbreak Hampers Fight Against Malaria
The Inquisitr
While officials claim a 40 percent drop in cases of malaria, a global health official recently stated that this may be a miscalculation. Bernard Nahlen, who is deputy director of the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative, told AP that the numbers could ...

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Malaria kills thousands more than Ebola in West Africa - The Rushville Republican

Malaria News Feeds - December 30, 2014 - 12:02

Malaria kills thousands more than Ebola in West Africa
The Rushville Republican
Guinea's drop in reported malaria cases this year by as much as 40 percent is not good news, said Dr. Bernard Nahlen, deputy director of the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative. He said the decrease is likely because people are too scared to go to ...

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Bugged by the malaria malaise - AsiaOne

Malaria News Feeds - December 29, 2014 - 23:22

AsiaOne

Bugged by the malaria malaise
AsiaOne
The normal treatment for malaria has been failing in parts of South-east Asia, and the parasite's resistance to artemisinin, the main drug used to kill it, might be spreading, say experts. Nanyang Technological University's Associate Professor Zbynek ...

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West Africa Ebola cases top 20000, malaria concerns mount - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - December 29, 2014 - 20:30

Outbreak News Today

West Africa Ebola cases top 20000, malaria concerns mount
Outbreak News Today
The Ebola Virus Disease outbreak hit a milestone of sorts, I guess it could be described as macabre, but the number of cases in the three West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has eclipsed the 20,000 mark according to the latest ...
'People afraid of going to hospital' in Ebola-hit W AfricaTurkish Press
UN: Number of People Affected by Ebola Tops 20000Student Operated Press

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