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Malaria discovery suggests carbohydrates key to effective vaccine ... - ABC Online

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2017 - 05:30

ABC Online

Malaria discovery suggests carbohydrates key to effective vaccine ...
ABC Online
Studying a mosquito in a special air-tight research facility to ensure it could not escape, Australian scientists discover carbohydrates play a vital role in the ...
Want a Better Malaria Vaccine? Add Carbs (Phys.org) | Medpage ...MedPage Today

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Odisha: In malaria hotbed, a remote, tribal village fights back - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2017 - 04:09

Hindustan Times

Odisha: In malaria hotbed, a remote, tribal village fights back
Hindustan Times
This is because 86% of Odisha's malaria cases in 2016 were of Plasmodium falciparum, the deadlier of the two main types of the malaria parasite found in India (the other being Plasmodium vivax). Plasmodium falciparum multiplies rapidly in the blood to ...

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Australian researchers make malaria breakthrough - ABC Online

Malaria News Feeds - September 16, 2017 - 00:19

Australian researchers make malaria breakthrough
ABC Online
Australian researchers have made a breakthrough that could lead to new malaria vaccines and treatments within years. The mosquito-borne disease kills hundreds of thousands of people every year, but until now it was thought that the parasite's proteins ...

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Cleanliness key to ward off dengue, malaria - The Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 21:05

Cleanliness key to ward off dengue, malaria
The Tribune
As per the health authorities in the Dera Bassi block, 64 persons have tested positive for malaria from March 2017 onwards to date. Following complaints of fever, blood samples of several persons were collected during the past months, out of which 64 ...

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Want a Better Malaria Vaccine? Add Carbs (Phys.org) | Medpage ... - MedPage Today

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 18:46

Want a Better Malaria Vaccine? Add Carbs (Phys.org) | Medpage ...
MedPage Today
The only approved vaccine against the most deadly form of malaria may become even better as a result of new research into parasites, Phys.org reports.

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Malaria dept finds mosquito larvae in movie hall, restaurants, issues notices - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 17:43

Malaria dept finds mosquito larvae in movie hall, restaurants, issues notices
Times of India
Meerut: With the number of dengue cases having reached 26 on Friday, teams of district malaria department conducted surveys to check larvae in movie halls and restaurants and other public places. Larvae was found at nine places and notices were issued ...

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Carbohydrates may be the key to a better malaria vaccine

Science Daily - Malaria - September 15, 2017 - 13:52
An international research team has shown for the first time that carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a critical role in malaria's ability to infect mosquito and human hosts. The discovery also suggests steps that may improve the only malaria vaccine approved to protect people against Plasmodium falciparum malaria -- the most deadly form of the disease.
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New combination treatment comparable to WHO-recommended ACT in children with malaria - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 10:23

New combination treatment comparable to WHO-recommended ACT in children with malaria
Healio
A new fixed-dose combination regimen had similar safety and efficacy profiles compared with artemether-lumefantrine, a WHO-recommended artemisinin-based combination therapy, or ACT, among children with malaria, according to results of a recent phase ...

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Malaria parasites' reliance on carbs could help design better vaccine - Herald Sun

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 09:19

Herald Sun

Malaria parasites' reliance on carbs could help design better vaccine
Herald Sun
Institute associate professor Justin Boddey and Dr Ethan Goddard-Borger found for the first time that the malaria parasite “tags” its proteins in carbohydrates to stabilise and transport them. Without this crucial process, the parasites cannot infect ...
Carbohydrates may be the key to a better malaria vaccinePhys.Org

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Carbohydrates may be the key to a better malaria vaccine - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 09:00

Phys.Org

Carbohydrates may be the key to a better malaria vaccine
Phys.Org
The discovery also suggests steps that may improve the only malaria vaccine approved to protect people against Plasmodium falciparum malaria - the most deadly form of the disease. The research, published today in Nature Communications, was led by Dr ...
Malaria parasites' reliance on carbs could help design better vaccineHerald Sun

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Research Roundup: New drug effective in treating malaria, HPV vaccine pioneers recipients of Lasker award and more! - Speaking of Research

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 06:52

Speaking of Research

Research Roundup: New drug effective in treating malaria, HPV vaccine pioneers recipients of Lasker award and more!
Speaking of Research
A new drug, developed in animal models, is effective in treating malaria. Researchers at Tulane University have developed a new drug that is effective against non-life-threatening cases of malaria. The drug, AQ-13, cleared the parasite responsible for ...

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Malaria: NAFDAC wants global donors to patronise Nigerian drugs - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 02:27

Malaria: NAFDAC wants global donors to patronise Nigerian drugs
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Malaria: NAFDAC wants global donors to patronise Nigerian drugs lariaThe National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Monday appealed to international donors to patronise locally manufactured anti-malaria drugs that will ...

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Viral hepatitis kills more people than HIV, malaria or tuberculosis - Science Codex

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 02:05

Viral hepatitis kills more people than HIV, malaria or tuberculosis
Science Codex
According to the Global Burden of Disease study released today, deaths caused by viral hepatitis have surpassed all chronic infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. The study illustrates that in 2016, the total deaths caused by ...

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How NASA tech could help predict Malaria outbreaks - FOX Carolina

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 00:45

FOX Carolina

How NASA tech could help predict Malaria outbreaks
FOX Carolina
Sounds far-fetched, but researchers have turned to data from NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites to track the types of human and environmental events that typically happen before an outbreak. Using funding from NASA's applied sciences program ...

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How NASA tech could help predict Malaria outbreaks - WNEM Saginaw

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 00:42

WNEM Saginaw

How NASA tech could help predict Malaria outbreaks
WNEM Saginaw
Sounds far-fetched, but researchers have turned to data from NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites to track the types of human and environmental events that typically happen before an outbreak. Using funding from NASA's applied sciences program ...

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VIDEO: NASA using satellites to predict malaria outbreaks - KRON4.com

Malaria News Feeds - September 15, 2017 - 00:34

KRON4.com

VIDEO: NASA using satellites to predict malaria outbreaks
KRON4.com
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KRON/CNN) — NASA is taking technology to another level–using satellites to pinpoint malaria outbreaks. Sounds far-fetched, but researchers have turned to data from NASA's fleet of earth-observing satellites to track the types of ...

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Viral hepatitis kills more people internationally than HIV, malaria or tuberculosis, new report reveals - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2017 - 22:43

Daily Mail

Viral hepatitis kills more people internationally than HIV, malaria or tuberculosis, new report reveals
Daily Mail
The virus killed 1.34 million people in 2016 alone - 140,000 more than tuberculosis, 340,000 more than HIV and 621,00 more than malaria. Alongside heart disease, road accidents and Alzheimer's disease, viral hepatitis is one of the top ten killers in ...

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Viral hepatitis kills more people than HIV, malaria or tuberculosis - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2017 - 22:34

Viral hepatitis kills more people than HIV, malaria or tuberculosis
EurekAlert (press release)
The study illustrates that in 2016, the total deaths caused by viral hepatitis, including liver cancer, acute cases, cirrhosis, hepatitis A, E, B, C and D account for 1.34 million deaths globally, exceeding tuberculosis (1.2 million), HIV/AIDS (1 ...

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Spread of Zika linked to how much time people spend outside

Science Daily - Malaria - September 14, 2017 - 19:21
Whether a community is made up of people who spend their days entirely outside or those who rarely see sunshine, the amount of time residents spend outdoors can affect how Zika virus spreads throughout the population.
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Novartis partnering in trial in Mali of new malaria treatment - Patient Daily

Malaria News Feeds - September 14, 2017 - 16:37

Novartis partnering in trial in Mali of new malaria treatment
Patient Daily
Novartis said it has joined Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) of Geneva, Switzerland, to initiate a patient trial of an antimalarial formulation designed to vanquish drug-resistant strains at centers in Mali with plans for to expand the study to ...

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