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Italian Island's Mutation Fights Malaria, But Raises Risk of Other Diseases - Live Science

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 23:25

Live Science

Italian Island's Mutation Fights Malaria, But Raises Risk of Other Diseases
Live Science
In the latest example of this finely balanced fight, new research reveals that a genetic mutation that increased resistance to malaria in one group of people also increased their rates of the autoimmune diseases of multiple sclerosis and lupus ...

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Experimental Drug Cures Malaria in Mice - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 20:07

Voice of America

Experimental Drug Cures Malaria in Mice
Voice of America
Scientists have developed a compound that both cured and prevented malaria in animals. They say the experimental drug even is effective against resistant strains of the mosquito-borne parasite. If the experimental treatment pans out in humans, it could ...
New single-dose drug could help wipe out malariaDaily Maverick

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Experimental Drug Cures Malaria in Mice - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 20:07

Voice of America

Experimental Drug Cures Malaria in Mice
Voice of America
Scientists have developed a compound that both cured and prevented malaria in animals. They say the experimental drug even is effective against resistant strains of the mosquito-borne parasite. If the experimental treatment pans out in humans, it could ...

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Nearly 22k US malaria-related hospitalizations reported in 14 years: 7 takeaways - Becker's ASC Review

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 19:01

Nearly 22k US malaria-related hospitalizations reported in 14 years: 7 takeaways
Becker's ASC Review
A study published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene found the United States needs to enact more prevention measures as malaria makes its way through U.S. facilities. Researchers analyzed the number of malaria-related ...

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Bad news for malaria: Innovations from Seattle deployed to fight one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases - GeekWire

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 17:45

GeekWire

Bad news for malaria: Innovations from Seattle deployed to fight one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases
GeekWire
From left to right: Racheal Mokosha, District Malaria Focal Person; Ephraim Sikalundu, Data collector; and Vincent Munsaka, Community health worker, in Harmony village in South Zambia. They are part of the team logging cases of malaria across the ...

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Dried Leaf Tablets Cured 18 Suffering From Drug-Resistant Malaria - NDTV

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 12:56

NDTV

Dried Leaf Tablets Cured 18 Suffering From Drug-Resistant Malaria
NDTV
Tablets made from dried leaves of the Artemisia annua plant have cured 18 critically ill patients who were not responding to the standard malaria medications in a Congo clinic, says a study. The results, published in the journal Phytomedicine, suggest ...
Malaria Was Cured With Dried Leaves, Plant Therapy in Congo, Study SaysScience Times
Drugs Made From Dried Leaves Successfully Cure Drug-Resistant MalariaNature World News

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Ghana: World Malaria Day Marked With Community Outreach Programme - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 12:42

News Ghana

Ghana: World Malaria Day Marked With Community Outreach Programme
AllAfrica.com
A Community Outreach Programme has taken place at Glefe, a suburb of Accra, to mark this year's World Malaria Day. The programme, organized by Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) Ghana Foundation in partnership with the African Media and ...
GHS Makes Call To Boost Malaria PreventionNews Ghana
World Malaria Day celebrated with theme "Prevent Malaria, Save Lives"Merinews

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Correction: Africa-Malaria Vaccine story - ABC News

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 11:49

News-Medical.net

Correction: Africa-Malaria Vaccine story
ABC News
In a story April 24 about tests in Africa for a malaria vaccine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the World Health Organization is hoping to wipe out malaria by 2040. In fact, WHO wants to reduce malaria mortality rates by at least 90 ...
WHO/AFRO: Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi to participate in malaria vaccine pilot programNews-Medical.net
Kenya: Back Malaria Vaccine TrialAllAfrica.com

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Tanzania: Malaria Seen Escalating - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 11:15

Tanzania: Malaria Seen Escalating
AllAfrica.com
Dodoma — The government has released a statement to mark "Universal Malaria Day" that indicates that the current infection rate status in the country is worse compared to the situation that prevailed in the past five years. According to a press ...

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Angola: WHO Reaffirms Commitment to Malaria Eradication - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 11:11

AllAfrica.com

Angola: WHO Reaffirms Commitment to Malaria Eradication
AllAfrica.com
Ondjiva — The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Angola reaffirmed Tuesday its commitment to work with the Angolan government in eradication of malaria. The representative of WHO regional director for Africa, Jean Marie Kipela, said so at the central ...

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Rwanda Recommits to Tighten Fight Against Malaria - allAfrica.com - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 10:24

Rwanda Recommits to Tighten Fight Against Malaria - allAfrica.com
AllAfrica.com
Today, Rwanda joins the rest of the world in a campaign to "End Malaria for Good." An official ceremony will be held in Huye District to mark World Malaria Day.

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New field laboratory-deployed molecular test could eliminate malaria - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 09:09

Huffington Post

New field laboratory-deployed molecular test could eliminate malaria
News-Medical.net
Meridian Bioscience, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio has developed illumigene® Malaria, a molecular-based, field laboratory-deployed test for malaria that is up to 80,000 times more sensitive at detecting the malaria parasite than current testing options. The ...
Prevention is Key to End Malaria For GoodHuffington Post
Malaria Wiped Out In US But Still Plagues US HospitalsNPR
Fatal Malaria in the US More Common Than Previously KnownNew York Times
Medscape -Pan American Health Organization -Rare Disease Report
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Malaria can be eliminated in India by 2030, according to the Asia ... - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 08:49

Times of India

Malaria can be eliminated in India by 2030, according to the Asia ...
Times of India
On World Malaria Day, the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) affirmed their conviction that malaria can be eliminated in India, and across the Asia ...

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Prevention is Key to End Malaria For Good - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2017 - 20:47

Huffington Post

Prevention is Key to End Malaria For Good
Huffington Post
On World Malaria Day, we must celebrate our progress. New malaria cases fell by 21% between 2010 and 2015 worldwide, and malaria death rates fell by 29% in the same period. Yet though malaria is preventable and treatable – it is still claiming too many ...
Malaria Wiped Out In US But Still Plagues US HospitalsNPR
Fatal Malaria in the US More Common Than Previously KnownNew York Times
How Malaria Still Quietly Infects The United StatesVocativ
Devex -Rare Disease Report -Pan American Health Organization
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Returning travelers cause sizable malaria burden in US - CIDRAP

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2017 - 19:24

CIDRAP

Returning travelers cause sizable malaria burden in US
CIDRAP
Over a recent 15-year period, close to 1,500 US travelers a year were hospitalized for treatment of malaria acquired overseas, far more than were treated for other travel-related diseases, according to a study published yesterday on the eve of World ...
Pharmacist Counseling Points for Malaria PreventionPharmacy Times
Africa: What Africa Still Needs to Do to Eliminate MalariaSan Diego Voice and Viewpoint
Six facts to know on World Malaria DayNew York Daily News
Scientific American (blog) -CNN -World Health Organization -BBC News
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Malaria can be eliminated from India by 2030: Experts - The Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2017 - 19:01

The Indian Express

Malaria can be eliminated from India by 2030: Experts
The Indian Express
Malaria can be eliminated from India and the Asia Pacific region by 2030, a regional alliance of 19 countries to fight the endemic mosquito-borne infectious disease said today on the occasion of 'World Malaria Day'. The Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria ...
Vital to catch malaria early as drugs lose effectivenessFinancial Times
WHO, Medical Workers, Mark Progress in Southeast Asia Malaria FightVoice of America
Penn State researchers receive NIH funding to explore malaria ...News-Medical.net
Myanmar Times
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Scaling up malaria prevention in Sierra Leone - Reliefweb

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2017 - 18:07

Scaling up malaria prevention in Sierra Leone
Reliefweb
Planned for June this year, the campaign aims to distribute nearly 4.2 million insecticide-treated bed nets to households nationwide to protect its population of seven million people from malaria, which remains one of the country's leading causes of ...

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Six facts to know on World Malaria Day - New York Daily News

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2017 - 17:50

New York Daily News

Six facts to know on World Malaria Day
New York Daily News
On World Malaria Day, the mosquito-borne disease probably seems at least a world away from you and me. After all, the U.S. eradicated the transmission of it a half-century ago. But as travel to areas where malaria is common — and that includes areas ...
The malaria misstep: let African scientists solve our own problemsHuffington Post
How to End Malaria in AfricaScientific American (blog)
Ending malaria for goodThe Guardian
CNN -Smithsonian -euronews -World Health Organization
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How Google Is Using Machine Learning to Fight Malaria - Fortune

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2017 - 17:46

Fortune

How Google Is Using Machine Learning to Fight Malaria
Fortune
Tuesday is World Malaria Day. The global health community and a coalition of public-private initiatives has successfully begun taming the scourge, with a 21% decrease in its global incidence between 2010 and 2015; still, there were 212 million malaria ...

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Malaria Is On Your Doorstep. It Happened To Me, It Could Happen To You - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - April 25, 2017 - 17:01

Huffington Post

Malaria Is On Your Doorstep. It Happened To Me, It Could Happen To You
Huffington Post
Malaria Is On Your Doorstep. It Happened To Me, It Could Happen To You. This doesn't just happen to people at the other side of the globe. This nearly killed me. 04/25/2017 01:00 pm ET. Charlie Webster ...

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