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Davina McCall calls African malaria deaths 'unacceptable' - the Irish News

Malaria News Feeds - March 3, 2017 - 08:11

the Irish News

Davina McCall calls African malaria deaths 'unacceptable'
the Irish News
TV presenter Davina McCall has described the rate of children dying from malaria in Africa as completely unacceptable after visiting families affected by the disease. She teamed up with Youtube beauty vlogger Fleur de Force to make a documentary on the ...
Davina McCall reveals her heartbreak at emotional trip to Africa for ...Mirror.co.uk

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Zimbabwe: Malaria Claims 5 in Beitbridge - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - March 3, 2017 - 07:38

NewsDay

Zimbabwe: Malaria Claims 5 in Beitbridge
AllAfrica.com
Beitbridge — Five people in Beitbridge District have died following an outbreak of a strain of falciparum malaria, while over 800 cases have tested positive, it has emerged. The disease, which at the onset of the rainy season was concentrated on the ...
Malaria claims 5 in BeitbridgeNewsDay

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Davina McCall calls African malaria deaths 'unacceptable' - Irish Examiner

Malaria News Feeds - March 3, 2017 - 06:14

Irish Examiner

Davina McCall calls African malaria deaths 'unacceptable'
Irish Examiner
TV presenter Davina McCall has described the rate of children dying from malaria in Africa as completely unacceptable after visiting families affected by the disease. She teamed up with Youtube beauty vlogger Fleur de Force to make a documentary on the ...
Davina McCall reveals her heartbreak at emotional trip to Africa for ...Mirror.co.uk

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Malaria drug for pregnant women also combats sexually transmitted infections - The Japan Times

Malaria News Feeds - March 3, 2017 - 05:55

Malaria drug for pregnant women also combats sexually transmitted infections
The Japan Times
DAKAR – A drug given to pregnant women to combat malaria also offers protection against sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and boosting doses of the “double protection” treatment cuts the risk of infant deaths, researchers said on Thursday.

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Davina McCall says African malaria deaths are 'unacceptable' - Belfast Telegraph

Malaria News Feeds - March 3, 2017 - 00:07

Belfast Telegraph

Davina McCall says African malaria deaths are 'unacceptable'
Belfast Telegraph
The pair travelled to Kigoma Town in western Tanzania to talk to families who have lost children to malaria, and find out what Comic Relief can do to help on the frontline. An honorary trustee for the charity, McCall said: " Malaria deaths have more ...
Davina McCall reveals her heartbreak at emotional trip to Africa for Comic ReliefMirror.co.uk

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Malaria claims 5 in Beitbridge - The Herald

Malaria News Feeds - March 2, 2017 - 23:00

Malaria claims 5 in Beitbridge
The Herald
Five people in Beitbridge District have died following an outbreak of a strain of falciparum malaria, while over 800 cases have tested positive, it has emerged. The disease, which at the onset of the rainy season was concentrated on the eastern parts ...

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Malaria drug for pregnant women also combats sexually transmitted infections - research - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - March 2, 2017 - 21:42

Malaria drug for pregnant women also combats sexually transmitted infections - research
ReliefWeb
DAKAR, March 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A drug given to pregnant women to combat malaria also offers protection against sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and boosting doses of the 'double protection' treatment cuts the risk of infant deaths ...

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Global Health TV Posts Address Malaria Drug Resistance, Cervical Cancer In Low, Middle-Income Countries - Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - March 2, 2017 - 15:42

Global Health TV Posts Address Malaria Drug Resistance, Cervical Cancer In Low, Middle-Income Countries
Kaiser Family Foundation
Global Health TV posts a video interview with Dr. Leann Tilley of the University of Melbourne discussing how scientific advances, specifically those within biophysics, “can help understand and predict the behavior of malaria parasite within the human body.

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Malaria drug in pregnancy protects against sexually transmitted infections - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - March 2, 2017 - 13:42

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria drug in pregnancy protects against sexually transmitted infections
Hindustan Times
New Delhi: A medicine given to pregnant women to protect against malaria has been shown also to safeguard against several sexually transmitted infections, a new study has revealed. The research, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, ...
Malaria drug for pregnant women also combats sexually transmitted infections - researchThomson Reuters Foundation

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Malaria drug for pregnant women also combats sexually transmitted infections - research - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - March 2, 2017 - 12:57

Malaria drug for pregnant women also combats sexually transmitted infections - research
Thomson Reuters Foundation
DAKAR, March 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A drug given to pregnant women to combat malaria also offers protection against sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and boosting doses of the 'double protection' treatment cuts the risk of infant deaths ...

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Malaria symptoms: You should NEVER ignore these early warning signs of the deadly disease - Daily Star

Malaria News Feeds - March 2, 2017 - 11:50

Daily Star

Malaria symptoms: You should NEVER ignore these early warning signs of the deadly disease
Daily Star
There were roughly 212 million malaria cases and an estimated 429,000 malaria deaths in 2015, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Increased prevention and control measures have led to a 29% reduction in malaria mortality rates globally ...

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Cerebral (Fatal) Malaria Market H2 2016 covering Companies illuminated by New Report - Medgadget (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - March 2, 2017 - 07:51

Cerebral (Fatal) Malaria Market H2 2016 covering Companies illuminated by New Report
Medgadget (blog)
Cerebral (Fatal) Malaria – Pipeline Review, H2 2016, provides an overview of the Cerebral (Fatal) Malaria (Infectious Disease) pipeline landscape. Cerebral malaria is the most dangerous and life-threatening form of malaria that affects the brain. It is ...

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Can an anti-malaria soap save lives? - Deutsche Welle

Malaria News Feeds - March 2, 2017 - 06:43

Deutsche Welle

Can an anti-malaria soap save lives?
Deutsche Welle
Malaria remains a major killer, especially in Africa. Experts say nine hundred thousand people die of the disease every year. Now, a young chemist has set himself an ambitious goal. He wants to save 100,000 lives by 2020 with a mosquito-repellent soap.

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Bringing Malaria to Its Biting End - The Index

Malaria News Feeds - March 1, 2017 - 08:14

The Index

Bringing Malaria to Its Biting End
The Index
Perhaps the one sentiment that can be universally agreed upon when discussing genetic modification is that it is controversial, a topic subjected to misunderstanding and misrepresentation. Moreover, the term “genetic modification” has been stigmatized ...

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Malaria goes sub-microscopic, proves its existence in Chennai - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - February 28, 2017 - 22:14

Malaria goes sub-microscopic, proves its existence in Chennai
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: Even as the State health department is confidently striding ahead to get Chennai declared as malaria-free by the World Health Organisation, a study done by the National Institute of Malaria Research (NCMR), Chennai along with other ...

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More mosquito species than previously thought may transmit Zika

Science Daily - Malaria - February 28, 2017 - 18:10
Zika virus could be transmitted by more mosquito species than those currently known, according to a new predictive model created by ecologists.
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AK47s, lions and malaria: the story of cycling 9000 miles from Southport to South Africa - Southport Visiter

Malaria News Feeds - February 28, 2017 - 13:59

Southport Visiter

AK47s, lions and malaria: the story of cycling 9000 miles from Southport to South Africa
Southport Visiter
Guns, malaria,terrorist attacks and lions. Not what you expect to encounter on a typical cycling holiday, but there is very little typical about Andy Bristow. After seven years working for Merseyrail, the Southport resident decided it was time to focus ...

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Study: Better Housing a Powerful Tool for Malaria Prevention - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - February 28, 2017 - 11:48

Voice of America

Study: Better Housing a Powerful Tool for Malaria Prevention
Voice of America
Improving housing conditions may provide a boost to malaria prevention at a time when other efforts may be losing steam, according to new research. As Africa rapidly moves away from traditional mud-and-thatch housing, experts see a chance for ...

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Kassim Kaisan: A man who sleeps in the bush dreads malaria and nothing else - The Standard (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 28, 2017 - 11:20

The Standard (press release)

Kassim Kaisan: A man who sleeps in the bush dreads malaria and nothing else
The Standard (press release)
Despite him facing a number of dangers in the bush he only dreads one thing: contracting malaria. Probably what Kassim does not understand is that a better housing is a good intervention in malaria control. It is said that he and his son have been ...

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Malaria parasites make human hosts attract mosquitoes - SciDev.Net

Malaria News Feeds - February 28, 2017 - 10:04

Malaria parasites make human hosts attract mosquitoes
SciDev.Net
[MANILA] The malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum produces a molecule which makes infected humans emit carbon dioxide and other volatile compounds that attract mosquitoes and help them spread the disease more efficiently, a study has found.

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