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Canadian Forces firm on risky anti-malaria drug ahead of Africa mission - The Globe and Mail

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The Globe and Mail

Canadian Forces firm on risky anti-malaria drug ahead of Africa mission
The Globe and Mail
Val Reyes-Santiesteban is convinced she lost a military son to the neuropsychotic side effects of the anti-malarial drug mefloquine, and she fears some of the Canadian soldiers who are about to deploy to Africa could meet the same fate. “It makes me sick.

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Nigeria Records Highest Malaria Deaths In 2015 | - Leadership - Leadership Newspapers

Malaria News Feeds - December 4, 2016 - 20:33

Leadership Newspapers

Nigeria Records Highest Malaria Deaths In 2015 | - Leadership
Leadership Newspapers
The Chief Executive Officer of Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria, Dr. Muntaqa Sadiq, has lamented the high rate of Malaria cases in Nigeria, saying ove(.
Huawei, Access Bank, PHN stake N50m on health scheme ...Guardian

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Malaria spread sends health execs to Palawan - Inquirer.net

Malaria News Feeds - December 4, 2016 - 16:53

Malaria spread sends health execs to Palawan
Inquirer.net
Health authorities in the region of Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) have launched a program to prevent the spread of malaria, a mosquito-borne disease, particularly among indigenous communities in the province of Palawan. Residents ...

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Can genetically modified mosquitoes eradicate malaria? - Aljazeera.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 4, 2016 - 13:54

Can genetically modified mosquitoes eradicate malaria?
Aljazeera.com
Aedus aegypti is the ultimate pest. The small, dark female mosquito transmits deadly viruses, like dengue fever, chikungunya, malaria and the Zika virus. Their eggs can last up to a year without water and they can "travel" on planes, trains, and ...

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How Sri Lanka won the malaria war - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2016 - 19:02

How Sri Lanka won the malaria war
The Hindu
On September 5 this year, Sri Lanka was declared malaria-free at the 69th Session of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Committee for South-East Asia held in Colombo. This is another milestone in Sri Lanka's outstanding achievements in public ...

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Children Synthesize Two Dollar Version of Martin Shkreli's $750 Malaria Drug - snopes.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2016 - 18:02

snopes.com

Children Synthesize Two Dollar Version of Martin Shkreli's $750 Malaria Drug
snopes.com
For background, this project was conceived of by Alice Williamson, a chemist at The University of Sydney and who is part of a group of scientists that goes by the Open Source Malaria consortium. This group describes themselves as “an open source drug ...
Martin Shkreli's Expensive Malaria, HIV Medication Has Been Recreated By Aussie SchoolboysiTech Post
Australian students reproduce $750 malaria drug for just $2 per doseNews Tonight Africa
Ex-drug executive Shkreli congratulates Australian studentsBusiness Insider
Mirror Daily
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Synthetic rice odour blend lures gravid malaria mosquitoes - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2016 - 14:52

Synthetic rice odour blend lures gravid malaria mosquitoes
Science Daily
The increased use of irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa has benefited the Anopheles arabiensis mosquito -- an important malaria vector -- particularly in rice paddies. A research team led from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences now shows ...

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DOH addresses malaria in Palawan - Manila Bulletin

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2016 - 14:02

Manila Bulletin

DOH addresses malaria in Palawan
Manila Bulletin
The Department of Health (DOH)-Mimaropa (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan), Palawan Provincial Health Office, and the local health officials of Brooke's Point, Palawan conducted anti-malaria activities among indigenous ...

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Malaria Drug Artemisinin Spurs Cells To Produce Insulin, Shows Promise As Type 1 Diabetes Treatment - Tech Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2016 - 13:48

Tech Times

Malaria Drug Artemisinin Spurs Cells To Produce Insulin, Shows Promise As Type 1 Diabetes Treatment
Tech Times
Artemisinins, the drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration in treating malaria, was found to transform glucagon-producing alpha cells in the pancreas into cells that produce insulin. The research sounds promising and it could be employed in ...

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Charlie Webster says doctors thought she'd be BRAIN DEAD after Malaria infection: "I fought so hard to live" - Mirror.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - December 3, 2016 - 12:55

Mirror.co.uk

Charlie Webster says doctors thought she'd be BRAIN DEAD after Malaria infection: "I fought so hard to live"
Mirror.co.uk
TV star Charlie Webster has revealed how doctors feared she'd be left brain-dead following her near-death Malaria battle. The former Sky Sports News anchor made the confession in a heartfelt message to her 78,000 Twitter followers , which she shared on ...

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Foreign aid for fight against malaria may increase by 18-20% - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2016 - 22:44

Times of India

Foreign aid for fight against malaria may increase by 18-20%
Times of India
"The government of India is actively engaging with various global agencies and with renewed interest at the top level of the government towards malaria elimination, India is most likely to attract increased funding," said Martin Edlund, chief executive ...

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Schoolkids Remake $750 Malaria Drug for $2 - Scientific American

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2016 - 20:37

Scientific American

Schoolkids Remake $750 Malaria Drug for $2
Scientific American
Martin Shkreli, a former chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals, drew outrage for raising the price of malaria medication Daraprim by 5,000 percent. When Australian students said they had experimentally produced the drug for just $2 a dose, Shkreli ...
Martin Shkreli branded an 'attention seeker' as Sydney student hits backThe Guardian
High School Students Replicate Martin Shkreli's $750 Malaria Drug Daraprim For $2Tech Times
Martin Shkreli responds after Sydney Grammar students make malaria drug DaraprimDaily Mail
MarketWatch -Globalnews.ca -ABC Online -Twitter
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Schoolkids Remake $750 Malaria Drug for $2 - Scientific American

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2016 - 20:37

Scientific American

Schoolkids Remake $750 Malaria Drug for $2
Scientific American
Martin Shkreli, left, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, leaves a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in Rayburn Building on 'methods and reasoning behind recent drug price increases,' after invoking his Fifth Amendment right against ...
Martin Shkreli branded an 'attention seeker' as Sydney student hits backThe Guardian
High School Students Replicate Martin Shkreli's $750 Malaria Drug Daraprim For $2Tech Times
Martin Shkreli responds after Sydney Grammar students make malaria drug DaraprimDaily Mail
MarketWatch -Globalnews.ca -ABC Online -Twitter
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Access Bank, Health Alliance tackle Malaria - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2016 - 20:00

Daily Trust

Access Bank, Health Alliance tackle Malaria
Daily Trust
In a bid to eliminate Malaria in Nigeria, foremost financial institution with a strong bias for excellent services delivery, Access Bank, under the leadership of its CEO- Mr. Herbert Wigwe and Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria has championed an ...

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Australia High school students replicate expensive malaria drug for $2 Add to ... - The Globe and Mail

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2016 - 16:45

Australia High school students replicate expensive malaria drug for $2 Add to ...
The Globe and Mail
High school students in Australia have recreated the key ingredient in a life-saving drug sold at $750 per dose in the U.S.. Yiming Woo reports. EMAIL THIS. Share. Copy link to video. Embed This Video. Reuters | Dec. 02 2016. Show Description. High ...

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More pregnant women diagnosed of malaria in Adaklu - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2016 - 15:12

More pregnant women diagnosed of malaria in Adaklu
GhanaWeb
Adaklu Tsriefe, (V/R) Dec. 1, GNA – Mr. Anderson Obeng Amoako, the Adaklu District Disease Control Officer of the Ghana Health Service, (GHS) has said the number of pregnant women diagnosed with malaria in the District has risen by almost a 100 per ...

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VIDEO: Budding scientists inspire new ideas to tackle malaria - Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2016 - 13:10

VIDEO: Budding scientists inspire new ideas to tackle malaria
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
Science-led healthcare company GSK challenged school children across the UK to come up with their own solutions to the problem posed by malaria and by doing so, they hope to ignite a real creative spark and enthusiasm for STEM subjects in school.

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Diabetes breakthrough: Insulin-producing cells formed using malaria drugs - Medical News Today

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2016 - 09:01

Medical News Today

Diabetes breakthrough: Insulin-producing cells formed using malaria drugs
Medical News Today
Researchers found that artemisinins - a group of drugs commonly used to treat malaria - had the same effect as a loss in Arx. In other words, artemisinins transformed pancreatic alpha cells into functional, insulin-producing beta-like cells. "With our ...

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Rwanda Offers Free Treatment in Anti-Malaria Drive - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2016 - 08:49

AllAfrica.com

Rwanda Offers Free Treatment in Anti-Malaria Drive
AllAfrica.com
Kigali is offering free treatment for malaria following a rise in the prevalence of the killer disease in the country. The Minister of Health Diane Gashumba said that Cabinet had passed a resolution to give free malaria treatment to those who cannot ...

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Global Malaria Diagnostics Market grows with rising awareness on the disease amongst people - Medgadget (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 2, 2016 - 05:32

Global Malaria Diagnostics Market grows with rising awareness on the disease amongst people
Medgadget (blog)
Malaria is caused by the Plasmodium parasite, which is transmitted by the female Anopheles mosquito. As per the WHO, there were around 203 mn cases of malaria worldwide in 2012, resulting in approximately 627,000 deaths. The diagnosis of malaria ...

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