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How to protect your infant from malaria - The New Times

Malaria News Feeds - February 18, 2018 - 21:34

The New Times

How to protect your infant from malaria
The New Times
Malaria is real and experts say it can cause anaemia, or severe damage to the brain when treatment is delayed and even kill. To thwart the dangers malaria poses to children in particular, it is advisable for parents to do thorough regular medical check ...

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Clonal selection drives protective memory B cell responses in controlled human malaria infection - Science

Malaria News Feeds - February 16, 2018 - 19:12

Clonal selection drives protective memory B cell responses in controlled human malaria infection
Science
Memory B cell responses are considered critical to the development of a successful malaria vaccine, and Murugan et al. characterize memory B cell responses to the Plasmodium falciparum circumsporozoite (PfCSP) protein in human volunteers immunized with ...

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Malaria claims 47 lives in Mozambique's Nampula province - Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 16, 2018 - 16:21

Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

Malaria claims 47 lives in Mozambique's Nampula province
Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)
At least 47 people have died in Mozambique's Nampula province since the beginning of the year, provincial health officials said on Friday.Provincial health spokesperson Azarias Gimo told APA that the casualties were among 184,778 malaria cases recorded ...

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Time to smoke out malaria from India - Business Line

Malaria News Feeds - February 16, 2018 - 15:35

Business Line

Time to smoke out malaria from India
Business Line
A related problem is that the majority of malaria in India is diagnosed and treated (or commonly misdiagnosed and mistreated) in the private sector. Private doctors and clinics have no obligation to follow government guidelines, use recommended drugs ...

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Prof Azra Ghani attends WHO World Malaria Report Launch in UK Parliament - Imperial College London

Malaria News Feeds - February 16, 2018 - 15:28

Imperial College London

Prof Azra Ghani attends WHO World Malaria Report Launch in UK Parliament
Imperial College London
The launch event, held at the House of Lords on 29th November 2017, was organised In conjunction with UK charity Malaria No More UK and attended by other stakeholder groups in industry, researchers, diplomats and politicians, including Medicines for ...

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Why should we care about genetic diversity in mosquitoes? - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - February 16, 2018 - 14:26

BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Why should we care about genetic diversity in mosquitoes?
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
The topic of this blog coincides nicely with Charles Darwin's birthday week. The techniques that we use to study evolution have changed drastically since Darwin's time, but we still ask many of the same questions. This week, we'll be discussing ...

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If we keep our eye on the ball, we can stop malaria - Mail & Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - February 15, 2018 - 22:00

Mail & Guardian

If we keep our eye on the ball, we can stop malaria
Mail & Guardian
The fight against malaria is similar — like an opponent that watches and learns, malaria comes back stronger if you take your eye off the ball. I was worried by the news at the end of last year — for the first time in many years, progress to save ...

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Management of invasive plants could prevent spread of deadly malaria, scientists suggest - Outbreak News Today

Malaria News Feeds - February 15, 2018 - 21:12

Outbreak News Today

Management of invasive plants could prevent spread of deadly malaria, scientists suggest
Outbreak News Today
Thus, in recommending areas for further research, the scientists believe that where there is high exposure to Plasmodium, enhanced by the presence of invasive plants, there is potential for invasive plant management to contribute to an integrated ...

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Biochemical networks mapped in midgut of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes

Science Daily - Malaria - February 15, 2018 - 19:17
Scientists have mapped for the first time the midgut metabolites of the Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that can transmit viruses that cause dengue, Zika, chikungunya and yellow fever to humans.
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David Beckham: Malaria Must Die – so Millions Can Live - Real Leaders (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - February 15, 2018 - 17:34

Real Leaders (blog)

David Beckham: Malaria Must Die – so Millions Can Live
Real Leaders (blog)
“This is totally unacceptable,” said Beckham, a member of Malaria No More UK's leadership council and a Goodwill Ambassador for the U.N. children's agency UNICEF. The former England soccer captain, who retired from the game in 2013, remains a global ...
Egypt donates 6 hemodialysis devices to BrunudiEgypttoday

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CureVac to develop mRNA-based flu, malaria vaccines with new Gates Foundation grants - Endpoints News

Malaria News Feeds - February 15, 2018 - 11:52

Endpoints News

CureVac to develop mRNA-based flu, malaria vaccines with new Gates Foundation grants
Endpoints News
With a fresh round of funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CureVac is gearing up its messenger RNA platform to develop mRNA-based vaccines for influenza and malaria infection. In particular, the partners will shoot for a universal flu ...

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Misuse of mosquito nets hampering malaria fight in Southern Province - Lusaka Times

Malaria News Feeds - February 15, 2018 - 07:42

Lusaka Times

Misuse of mosquito nets hampering malaria fight in Southern Province
Lusaka Times
Southern Province Health Director Jelita Chiyonga has bemoaned the misuse of mosquito nets by various communities across the province. Ms Chiyonga says several communities have continued to use mosquito nets for catching fish and fencing gardens ...

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Why Far Cry needs another double dose of malaria - finder.com.au

Malaria News Feeds - February 15, 2018 - 06:35

finder.com.au

Why Far Cry needs another double dose of malaria
finder.com.au
I'll be the first to admit that I hated the malaria mechanic in Far Cry 2. “Then why are you calling for its return?” Good rhetorical question, reader. The core problem with the malaria mechanic in Far Cry 2 isn't that it was inherently bad; it's that ...

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Wellcome Sanger Institute researchers find resistance to anti-malarial drugs was under-reported for years - Cambridge Independent

Malaria News Feeds - February 14, 2018 - 22:32

Cambridge Independent

Wellcome Sanger Institute researchers find resistance to anti-malarial drugs was under-reported for years
Cambridge Independent
Resistance to anti-malarial drugs was under-reported for years in Cambodia, researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute at Hinxton and their collaborators have shown. Their findings have significant implications for the management of the global ...

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Scott Wolf Teams Up with Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation to Fight HIV and Malaria in Malawi - PEOPLE.com

Malaria News Feeds - February 14, 2018 - 21:43

PEOPLE.com

Scott Wolf Teams Up with Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation to Fight HIV and Malaria in Malawi
PEOPLE.com
Scott Wolf is using his star power to spread the word and combat HIV and malaria — two debilitating diseases that, combined, cause more than 2 million deaths each year. Joining the partnership between Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and Nothing But ...

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Oh, Brother: People Might Not Take This Potential Malaria Drug Just Because it Turns Their Urine Blue - Futurism

Malaria News Feeds - February 14, 2018 - 20:31

Futurism

Oh, Brother: People Might Not Take This Potential Malaria Drug Just Because it Turns Their Urine Blue
Futurism
And yet: Some people are, in fact, so attached to the color of their urine that they'd rather get malaria than see the color of their pee change. Background: You know mosquitoes, because mosquitoes are awful. Their bites itch, and some of them even ...

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Benefits of using AI to combat malaria - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - February 14, 2018 - 15:18

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Benefits of using AI to combat malaria
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
The possibilities are endless including: “how AI may be used to tackle such Grand Challenges, they are continuing to research how we can achieve more nuanced decisions through training machines to understand the impacts of seasonality; explore more ...

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Benefits of using AI to combat malaria - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - February 14, 2018 - 15:10

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Benefits of using AI to combat malaria
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
The possibilities are endless including: “how AI may be used to tackle such Grand Challenges, they are continuing to research how we can achieve more nuanced decisions through training machines to understand the impacts of seasonality; explore more ...

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Could deer hold clues about the link between malaria resistance and sickle cell? - Imperial College London

Malaria News Feeds - February 14, 2018 - 11:07

Imperial College London

Could deer hold clues about the link between malaria resistance and sickle cell?
Imperial College London
However, until now they did not know whether sickling is caused by the same mutation. To find out, the researchers mapped the mutations that cause the trait in deer and compared it to the human disease mutation. In warm areas with high malaria rates ...

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GHANA, CUBA TO ESTABLISH BIOLARVICIDE FACTORY TO FIGHT MALARIA - Ghana

Malaria News Feeds - February 14, 2018 - 11:02

Graphic Online

GHANA, CUBA TO ESTABLISH BIOLARVICIDE FACTORY TO FIGHT MALARIA
Ghana
Official statistics from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) show that in Africa, malaria kills more people than all the wars on the continent combined, with a child dying every 30 seconds from the scourge. The disease also accounts ...
Ghana, Cuba to join forces to fight malariaBusinessGhana
Rawlings Urges Cuba To Continue To Support GhanaPeace FM Online

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