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Malaria germs can be stopped before they invade blood: study - The Hindu

November 23, 2017 - 21:30

The Hindu

Malaria germs can be stopped before they invade blood: study
The Hindu
Researchers from New Delhi have, for the first time, deciphered a multiprotein complex that is involved in the invasion of red blood cells (RBCs) by Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria in humans. The team has also identified a ...

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Malaria vaccine on the horizon after Leiden, Nijmegen Univ. research - NL Times

November 23, 2017 - 16:03

Malaria vaccine on the horizon after Leiden, Nijmegen Univ. research
NL Times
After ten years of research and testing by the university hospitals in Leiden and Nijmegen, a malaria vaccine seems to be on the horizon. Tests on 19 human subjects in the Netherlands over the past six months seem to indicate a breakthrough. They were ...

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App can tell you if a mosquito is about to give you malaria - New Scientist

November 23, 2017 - 15:35

New Scientist

App can tell you if a mosquito is about to give you malaria
New Scientist
A mosquito bite can infect you with malaria, dengue or zika, diseases that kill hundreds of thousands of people every year. But how can you tell if the mosquitoes near you are dangerous? Well, now there's an app for that. Only 40 of the 3500 mosquito ...

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How drones are being used in Zanzibar's fight against malaria - The Conversation CA

November 23, 2017 - 14:08

The Conversation CA

How drones are being used in Zanzibar's fight against malaria
The Conversation CA
It sounded like a big mosquito – appropriate, since we were testing the use of drones for mapping aquatic malaria habitats. These shallow sunlit water bodies teem with mosquito larvae. In a matter of days, the larvae will emerge as adult mosquitoes in ...

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Fears of a GLOBAL CRISIS after drug-resistant malaria hits Southeast Asia and WHO debates declaring a state of ... - Daily Mail

November 23, 2017 - 10:53

Daily Mail

Fears of a GLOBAL CRISIS after drug-resistant malaria hits Southeast Asia and WHO debates declaring a state of ...
Daily Mail
There is a particular concern that this drug resistant strain could spread to Africa, where the parasite is endemic and the people there are more vulnerable. Currently, 3,000 children each day are killed each day by malaria, despite the use of the ...

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Researchers are hunting for a safer supplement to use in malaria-endemic countries - Medical Xpress

November 23, 2017 - 10:31

Researchers are hunting for a safer supplement to use in malaria-endemic countries
Medical Xpress
Now researchers at Tufts, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, are trying to identify safer forms of iron to use, particularly in malaria-endemic countries. Iron deficiency affects some 40 percent of women and children worldwide. It ...

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Nigeria: Why HIV, Malaria, TB Are 'Untreatable,' - WHO - AllAfrica.com

November 23, 2017 - 06:04

Nigeria: Why HIV, Malaria, TB Are 'Untreatable,' - WHO
AllAfrica.com
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised fresh alarm that malaria, Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB) may become untreatable soon. According to the WHO, globally, 480 000 people develop multi-drug resistant TB each year ...

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As malaria resists treatment in South-east Asia, experts warn of global crisis - TODAYonline

November 23, 2017 - 05:15

TODAYonline

As malaria resists treatment in South-east Asia, experts warn of global crisis
TODAYonline
Malaria infected mosquitoes ready for dissection in a lab. A new, drug-resistant strain of malaria, impervious to current drugs threatens to up-end years of worldwide eradication efforts — straining health care systems and raising the prospect that ...

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NNMEP: Despite Reduction in Malaria Prevalence, 30 Children Still Die Every Hour - THISDAY Newspapers

November 23, 2017 - 00:41

THISDAY Newspapers

NNMEP: Despite Reduction in Malaria Prevalence, 30 Children Still Die Every Hour
THISDAY Newspapers
The National Malaria Eradication Programme (NMEP) has lamented that despite the reduction in malaria prevalence in the country, it said malaria remains a leading cause of death of under-five children, saying about 30 children die every hour. The ...

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Global Malaria Partnering 2010 to 2017 - PR Newswire (press release)

November 22, 2017 - 21:54

Global Malaria Partnering 2010 to 2017
PR Newswire (press release)
LONDON, Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Malaria Partnering Terms and Agreements since 2010 report provides understanding and access to partnering deals and agreements entered into by the world's leading healthcare companies. Download ...

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Uganda intensifies fight against malaria - Xinhua

November 22, 2017 - 20:07

New Vision

Uganda intensifies fight against malaria
Xinhua
KAMPALA, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Cases of the deadly malaria in Uganda have started reducing due to the country's intensified fight against the disease, a top government official said on Wednesday. Ruth Aceng, minister of health told reporters that ...
Mosquito net distribution reaches Kampala and Wakiso districtsNew Vision

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Novel molecule prevents malaria, shows research - The Hindu

November 22, 2017 - 16:09

The Hindu

Novel molecule prevents malaria, shows research
The Hindu
Researchers from New Delhi have, for the first time, deciphered a multiprotein complex that is involved in the invasion of the red blood cells (RBCs) by Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasites. They have also identified a peptide molecule that can ...
Health Ministry: Malaria parasite rife across Sudan – Central Darfur hardest hitReliefweb

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As malaria resists treatment, experts warn of a global crisis - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

November 22, 2017 - 14:00

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As malaria resists treatment, experts warn of a global crisis
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
BU GIA MAP, Vietnam — When Tran Viet Hung was a soldier patrolling these forested hills in southern Vietnam six years ago, he came down with a fever and chills. He tested positive for malaria and spent a few days recovering in a government clinic.

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How drones are being used in Zanzibar's fight against malaria - Phys.Org

November 22, 2017 - 13:52

Phys.Org

How drones are being used in Zanzibar's fight against malaria
Phys.Org
It sounded like a big mosquito – appropriate, since we were testing the use of drones for mapping aquatic malaria habitats. These shallow sunlit water bodies teem with mosquito larvae. In a matter of days, the larvae will emerge as adult mosquitoes in ...

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Can We Track Malaria And Zika By Sound? - Forbes

November 22, 2017 - 12:30

Forbes

Can We Track Malaria And Zika By Sound?
Forbes
The ability to identify the presence of disease carrying mosquitos in human inhabited areas plays an important role in public health initiatives that seek to combat diseases like Zika, malaria, West Nile and more. Monitoring global changes in the ...

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Common Malaria Drug Prevents Zika Pregnancy Transmission - MD Magazine

November 22, 2017 - 12:07

MD Magazine

Common Malaria Drug Prevents Zika Pregnancy Transmission
MD Magazine
Chloroquine, a proven and safe drug that has been prominent in malaria epidemic control for over 50 years, show a notable reduction in Zika virus the maternal blood and neural progenitor cells in mouse model fetal brains, according to a recent study.

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Health Ministry: Malaria parasite rife across Sudan – Central Darfur hardest hit - Reliefweb

November 22, 2017 - 11:39

Health Ministry: Malaria parasite rife across Sudan – Central Darfur hardest hit
Reliefweb
The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed the high prevalence in all states of Sudan of the Plasmodium vivax parasite which causes malaria, and estimates that that 15 per cent of the population are infected with the parasite – more than 20 per cent ...

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Angola: Malaria Kills Over 1000 People From January to October - AllAfrica.com

November 22, 2017 - 09:32

Angola: Malaria Kills Over 1000 People From January to October
AllAfrica.com
Huambo — A total 1,241 people, mostly children under five years of age, died of malaria in central Huambo province from January to October this year. The information was released by the Huambo malaria programme supervisor, Clementino Sacanombo.

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Sudan: Health Ministry - Malaria Parasite Rife Across Sudan - Central Darfur Hardest Hit - AllAfrica.com

November 22, 2017 - 09:30

Sudan: Health Ministry - Malaria Parasite Rife Across Sudan - Central Darfur Hardest Hit
AllAfrica.com
Khartoum — The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed the high prevalence in all states of Sudan of the Plasmodium vivax parasite which causes malaria, and estimates that that 15 per cent of the population are infected with the parasite - more than ...

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As Malaria Resists Treatment, Experts Warn of Global Crisis - New York Times

November 22, 2017 - 03:12

New York Times

As Malaria Resists Treatment, Experts Warn of Global Crisis
New York Times
BU GIA MAP, Vietnam — When Tran Viet Hung was a soldier patrolling these forested hills in southern Vietnam six years ago, he came down with a fever and chills. He tested positive for malaria and spent a few days recovering in a government clinic.

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