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Texas Biomed scientist receives 5-year, $4.6 million MERIT Award for malaria research - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - January 25, 2017 - 05:04

EurekAlert (press release)

Texas Biomed scientist receives 5-year, $4.6 million MERIT Award for malaria research
EurekAlert (press release)
San Antonio, Texas (January 25, 2017) - The study of drug resistance in the malaria parasite received a big boost today as Dr. Timothy Anderson, Scientist in the Department of Genetics at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, received a five-year, $4.6 ...

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Mathematical models can effectively predict and track malaria transmission - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2017 - 23:50

News-Medical.net

Mathematical models can effectively predict and track malaria transmission
News-Medical.net
One of the most common infectious diseases in the world, malaria causes public health problems and depresses the economy of infected areas. When untreated or treated improperly, the disease can result in fatalities. Despite impressive control measures ...

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Peru State Student-Athlete Studies Cockroaches to Make Connections with Malaria Disease - kwbe

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2017 - 16:19

Peru State Student-Athlete Studies Cockroaches to Make Connections with Malaria Disease
kwbe
PERU – After working with cockroaches for the past three years, a Peru State student-athlete had the chance to present her research, that in a small way can help chip away at finding a cure for the disease malaria. Kiana Borengasser, who runs cross ...

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Mathematical model limits malaria outbreaks

Science Daily - Malaria - January 24, 2017 - 16:13
Mathematical models can effectively predict and track malaria transmission trends, ultimately quantifying the efficiency of various treatment and eradication strategies in high-risk regions. In a new paper, authors explain a malaria transmission model that considers three distinct factors: climate, the extrinsic incubation period (EIP), and the vector-bias effect.
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Mathematical model helps target malaria-carrying mosquitos - Augusta Free Press

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2017 - 15:13

Augusta Free Press

Mathematical model helps target malaria-carrying mosquitos
Augusta Free Press
Researchers treated Anopheles female mosquitoes – which carry the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum – with DBH. Treated mosquitos were found to produce and lay fewer eggs, failed to mate successfully, and died more quickly than mosquitoes not ...

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Mathematical model limits malaria outbreaks - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2017 - 14:48

Mathematical model limits malaria outbreaks
Phys.Org
One of the most common infectious diseases in the world, malaria causes public health problems and depresses the economy of infected areas. When untreated or treated improperly, the disease can result in fatalities. Despite impressive control measures ...

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New clue to how mosquitoes fend off malaria - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2017 - 14:20

Medical Xpress

New clue to how mosquitoes fend off malaria
Medical Xpress
(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers at the National Institutes of Health has found another part of the process that allows mosquitoes to keep from getting malaria even as they carry the parasite responsible for the disease to people they bite. In ...

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Mathematical model limits malaria outbreaks - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2017 - 14:10

Mathematical model limits malaria outbreaks
EurekAlert (press release)
In a paper publishing in the SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics on January 24th, Xiunan Wang and Xiao-Qiang Zhao explain a malaria transmission model that considers three distinct factors: climate, the extrinsic incubation period (EIP), and the ...

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Implementing vector control strategies in cattle sheds may eliminate malaria in India - Healio

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2017 - 11:10

Implementing vector control strategies in cattle sheds may eliminate malaria in India
Healio
Although there have been substantial reductions in malaria-related deaths and morbidity in India in recent years, researchers suggested in a study published in Scientific Reports that broad-scale use of vector control strategies such as insecticides ...

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Celtic new boy Kouassi Eboue struck down by malaria and rushed to hospital in Glasgow - The Sun

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2017 - 07:50

The Sun

Celtic new boy Kouassi Eboue struck down by malaria and rushed to hospital in Glasgow
The Sun
Speaking yesterday, he said: “It's going to be a wee bit of time for Eboue. “He hasn't trained in a while. We will get him up to speed over the next few weeks.” Eboue isn't the first Celtic player treated for malaria. Former defender Bobo Balde picked ...
Eboue resumes Celtic training after suspected malaria | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail

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Only 1% of R&D funds spent for HIV, TB and malaria: WHO - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2017 - 07:00

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Only 1% of R&D funds spent for HIV, TB and malaria: WHO
Times of India
India also accounts for the highest malaria burden outside Africa. Around 7.5 lakh cases and 188 malaria deaths were recorded till September 2016. Government estimates show an investment of $18 billion is required to achieve its 2030 deadline to ...
Ireland Pledges €30 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and ...ReliefWeb
HIV expert calls on Ireland to help end stigma around virusIrish Times
The Most Extraordinary, Ordinary Medical Procedure | GOOD HealthGOOD Magazine

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Scottish papers: Trident 'farce' and Celtic malaria scare - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2017 - 06:49

Scottish papers: Trident 'farce' and Celtic malaria scare
BBC News
The National says Theresa May and her Defence Secretary Michael Fallon's silence on Trident is "chilling" after their bid to "keep MPs in the dark" about a failed Trident missile test was "torpedoed" by a US official who gave details to CNN. However ...

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Only 1% of R&D funds for HIV, TB, malaria: WHO - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - January 24, 2017 - 01:30

Only 1% of R&D funds for HIV, TB, malaria: WHO
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Investments in health research and development (R&D) are poorly aligned with global public health needs, the World Health Organisation has said, highlighting that merely 1% of the total funding on health R&D was allocated towards neglected ...

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Eboue resumes Celtic training after suspected malaria | Daily Mail ... - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - January 23, 2017 - 23:50

Daily Mail

Eboue resumes Celtic training after suspected malaria | Daily Mail ...
Daily Mail
Kouassie Eboue missed one of his first training sessions with Celtic due to a suspected bout of malaria. having been given the all-clear after tests, the ...
Celtic new boy Kouassi Eboue struck down by malaria and rushed ...The Sun

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ACE'S DEADLY BUG SCARE Celtic new boy Kouassi Eboue struck down by malaria and rushed to hospital in Glasgow - The Scottish Sun

Malaria News Feeds - January 23, 2017 - 23:36

Daily Mail

ACE'S DEADLY BUG SCARE Celtic new boy Kouassi Eboue struck down by malaria and rushed to hospital in Glasgow
The Scottish Sun
Celtic new boy Kouassi Eboue struck down by malaria and rushed to hospital in Glasgow. The Hoops' new £2.8million midfielder was treated at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital but it is not known how he got the virus. Exclusive. BY DAVID FRIEL.
Eboue resumes Celtic training after suspected malariaDaily Mail

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Govt warns on malaria - Chronicle

Malaria News Feeds - January 23, 2017 - 22:26

Chronicle

Govt warns on malaria
Chronicle
People living in malaria-endemic areas should ensure that their homes are sprayed against mosquitoes. They should also make use of treated mosquito nets to protect themselves from malaria. National malaria coordinator Dr Joseph Mberikunashe said ...

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[Editorial] Malaria prevention: Put emphasis on behavioral change - The New Times

Malaria News Feeds - January 23, 2017 - 22:07

[Editorial] Malaria prevention: Put emphasis on behavioral change
The New Times
ALTHOUGH pregnant women and mothers with children aged less than a year get free treated mosquito nets, malaria cases surged to 700,000 at the end of last year. As Government moves to address this challenge, the Ministry of Health is in the final phase ...

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Malaria Drug Helps Patient with Brain Cancer - MYFOXZONE.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 23, 2017 - 21:23

MYFOXZONE.com

Malaria Drug Helps Patient with Brain Cancer
MYFOXZONE.com
But at the University of Colorado Cancer Center, Doctor Levy's work in the lab focuses on using chloroquine — a drug originally designed in 1950 to treat malaria. “We had one other patient with a different kind of tumor, a low-grade tumor that grew ...

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Pneumonia or malaria? A jacket that can tell the difference – and save lives - The Observers (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - January 23, 2017 - 12:47

The Observers (blog)

Pneumonia or malaria? A jacket that can tell the difference – and save lives
The Observers (blog)
Malaria and severe pneumonia suffer from “symptom overlap”, sharing symptoms such as fever, shaking chills and respiratory problems. Raising awareness campaigns for malaria in rural African zones have done their work, but to the extent that upon seeing ...
Ugandan Engineering Team Creates Smart Jacket to Help Diagnose, Beat PneumoniaSputnik International
Engineers from Uganda Create Smart Jacket to Diagnose PneumoniaI4U News
Ugandans invent 'smart jacket' to diagnose pneumonia quicklyThe Hindu
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Rwanda: We Are Steadily Putting Malaria Under Control, Says Dr Mbituyumuremyi - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 23, 2017 - 12:46

The New Times

Rwanda: We Are Steadily Putting Malaria Under Control, Says Dr Mbituyumuremyi
AllAfrica.com
The Ministry of Health has been battling increasing malaria cases over the course of the last three years. To deal with it, new strategies have been laid and a combination of interventions already been rolled out to stamp out the killer disease once ...
Ministry of Health distributes over six million mosquito netsThe New Times

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