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Effects of malaria vaccine fade over time, research shows - KUTV 2News

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2016 - 05:15

KUTV 2News

Effects of malaria vaccine fade over time, research shows
KUTV 2News
(CNN) -- The United States eradicated malaria by spraying mosquito breeding grounds with DDT in 1951, roughly two decades after most of Western Europe eliminated the disease. History then offers hope, even as the world's first malaria vaccine, called ...
Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young ChildrenWinona Daily News
New studies describe roadblocks in malaria preventionCIDRAP
Study: Malaria Vax Can Lead to “Rebound” InfectionThe Scientist
Reuters -Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com -Wellcome Trust
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Officials scramble to address drug-resistant malaria - Myanmar Times

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2016 - 01:53

Officials scramble to address drug-resistant malaria
Myanmar Times
After a study released last week narrowed the likely cause of drug-resistant malaria along the Myanmar-Thailand border to a mutation in a specific parasite gene, health officials are trying to figure out how best to respond. The culprit, a K13 mutation ...

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Fight against malaria loses steam - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2016 - 01:25

Fight against malaria loses steam
Times of India
Ranchi: Medicated mosquito nets, which were originally slated for distribution among poor families in malaria endemic districts at the start of monsoon, will likely be available in September. The state health department on Thursday said 11 lakh nets ...

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Study shows malaria vaccine fades over time - Q13 FOX

Malaria News Feeds - July 1, 2016 - 00:15

Q13 FOX

Study shows malaria vaccine fades over time
Q13 FOX
(CNN) — The United States eradicated malaria by spraying mosquito breeding grounds with DDT in 1951, roughly two decades after most of Western Europe eliminated the disease. History then offers hope, even as the world's first malaria vaccine, called ...
Study: Malaria Vax Can Lead to “Rebound” InfectionThe Scientist
Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young ChildrenHealthDay
New studies describe roadblocks in malaria preventionCIDRAP
Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com -Wellcome Trust -The Guardian
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Dengue, malaria prevention: Chandigarh officials take steps to clean stagnant water points - The Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 22:44

The Indian Express

Dengue, malaria prevention: Chandigarh officials take steps to clean stagnant water points
The Indian Express
The health department has strengthened steps to eliminate dengue and malaria larvae from different parts of the city following the intermittent rainfall. Health officials said steps are being taken to clean stagnant water points in the city. Gaurav ...

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Effects of malaria vaccine fade over time, research shows - CNN

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 21:59

CNN

Effects of malaria vaccine fade over time, research shows
CNN
Ballou worked on the vaccine, which was developed by GlaxoSmithKline in collaboration with the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative and funded in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The scientists created RTS,S especially for infants and young ...
Study: Malaria Vax Can Lead to “Rebound” InfectionThe Scientist
Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young ChildrenHealthDay
Study examines 7-year efficacy of malaria vaccine among African childrenPharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Wellcome Trust -Reuters -The Guardian
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Inexpensive Paper Strips Can Test For Malaria, Cancer At Home - Huffington Post

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 20:55

Huffington Post

Inexpensive Paper Strips Can Test For Malaria, Cancer At Home
Huffington Post
Malaria deaths are on the decline, but eliminating the disease will still be a considerable challenge, experts say, which is why a new, cheap testing technique could be a major breakthrough. Chemists at The Ohio State University are in the process of ...
Malaria, cancer to get paper-based home testThe Siasat Daily
New Technology: Ghanaian develops cheap paper strips for testing malaria and cancer at homePulse.com.gh

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Scientists discover maleness gene in malaria mosquitoes

Science Daily - Malaria - June 30, 2016 - 18:44
Scientists have isolated a gene, which determines maleness in the species of mosquito that is responsible for transmitting malaria. The research describes identification and characterization of a gene, named Yob by the authors, which is the master regulator of the sex determination process in the African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, and determines the male sex.
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A quick and easy new method to detect Wolbachia bacteria in intact Aedes mosquitoes

Science Daily - Malaria - June 30, 2016 - 18:44
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes transmit dengue, chikungunya, and Zika viruses. A study reports a new technique that could make one approach to mosquito control -- using Wolbachia bacteria that reduce the mosquitoes' ability to transmit viral pathogens -- a whole lot easier and cheaper to implement and evaluate.
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Study: Malaria Vax Can Lead to “Rebound” Infection - The Scientist

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 18:34

The Scientist

Study: Malaria Vax Can Lead to “Rebound” Infection
The Scientist
Malaria sporozoitesFLICKR, NIAIDThe malaria vaccine doesn't provide lasting protection against the mosquito-borne disease, according to a study published yesterday (June 29) in NEJM: it delays infections by several years instead. This seven-year ...
Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young ChildrenHealthDay
Protection from malaria vaccine falls over timeWellcome Trust
Study examines 7-year efficacy of malaria vaccine among African childrenPharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Reuters -Motherboard -The Guardian
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Malaria piles misery on the Thanchi people - The Daily Star

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 18:14

The Daily Star

Malaria piles misery on the Thanchi people
The Daily Star
Malaria is spreading rapidly in Thanchi, a remote hilly upazila of Bandarban that has already been affected by serious food crisis, said Brac officials yesterday. As many as 572 people were detected with malaria in May, and the number rose to 2,341 in ...

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“Maleness” Gene Found in Malaria Mosquito - The Scientist

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 18:06

The Scientist

“Maleness” Gene Found in Malaria Mosquito
The Scientist
“This is a breakthrough in the field and potentially very useful for control of the malaria-transmitting mosquito,” said Steven Sinkins, who studies mosquito-borne diseases at Lancaster University in the U.K. “There is also an interesting evolutionary ...
Scientists discover maleness gene in malaria mosquitoesPhys.Org

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Scientists discover maleness gene in malaria mosquitoes - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 18:00

Phys.Org

Scientists discover maleness gene in malaria mosquitoes
Phys.Org
Scientists, led by Dr Jaroslaw Krzywinski, Head of the Vector Molecular Biology group at The Pirbright Institute have isolated a gene, which determines maleness in the species of mosquito that is responsible for transmitting malaria. The research ...
“Maleness” Gene Found in Malaria MosquitoThe Scientist

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Malaria deaths reduce by 45 per cent in five years - Graphic Online

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 16:16

Malaria deaths reduce by 45 per cent in five years
Graphic Online
The figure shows a 45 per cent decrease in malaria deaths in the country in that period. However, deaths from all illnesses increased considerably, that is, from 19,907 to 30,364, within the same period. The Deputy Programme Manager of the National ...

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Malaria deaths reduce by 45% in 5-years - GhanaWeb

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 16:08

GhanaWeb

Malaria deaths reduce by 45% in 5-years
GhanaWeb
She, however, said there was more to be done in the fight against the disease and stressed that defeating malaria required the engagement of other sectors outside of health, including finance, education, defence, environment, mining, industry and tourism.

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Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children - HealthDay

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 16:01

HealthDay

Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children
HealthDay
THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The world's most promising malaria vaccine appears to offer short-lived protection, fading away within a matter of years, a new clinical trial reveals. Even worse, the vaccine -- dubbed RTS,S/AS01 -- might ...
Protection from malaria vaccine falls over timeWellcome Trust
Study examines 7-year efficacy of malaria vaccine among African childrenPharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Limited protection of GSK's malaria vaccine dwindles in 7 yearsReuters
The Guardian -Medical Xpress -Motherboard
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Likelihood of widespread Zika outbreak in United States low

Science Daily - Malaria - June 30, 2016 - 15:55
High mosquito and human population densities, combined with mosquito breeding conditions, are the central cause for Zika virus.
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Gambia: YMCA Engages Lrr Communities On Malaria Prevention - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 15:02

Gambia: YMCA Engages Lrr Communities On Malaria Prevention
AllAfrica.com
Lrr — At least 50 participants drawn from various villages in the Lower River Region recently attended a day's sensitisation forum on Malaria and Diabetes Prevention at a ceremony held at the Multi-Purpose Youth Centre in Pakalinding Village. The ...

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Breakthrough device can diagnose malaria in 5 seconds flat - Yahoo News

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 13:06

Yahoo News

Breakthrough device can diagnose malaria in 5 seconds flat
Yahoo News
Malaria is one of the deadliest diseases in the world. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 438,000 people died from malaria in 2015 alone, and the disease continues to spread at an alarming pace. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most ...

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Breakthrough device can diagnose malaria in 5 seconds flat - BGR

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 13:04

BGR

Breakthrough device can diagnose malaria in 5 seconds flat
BGR
Malaria is one of the deadliest diseases in the world. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 438,000 people died from malaria in 2015 alone, and the disease continues to spread at an alarming pace. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most ...

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