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Altering the 'flavor' of humans could help fight malaria - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - October 10, 2016 - 04:01

Altering the 'flavor' of humans could help fight malaria
EurekAlert (press release)
The findings advance the possibility, they say, of identifying a substance that makes "human flavor" repulsive to the malaria-bearing species of the mosquitoes, so instead of feasting on us, they keep the disease to themselves, potentially saving an ...

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Man walking across Canada to end malaria makes Regina stop - Globalnews.ca

Malaria News Feeds - October 10, 2016 - 00:27

Globalnews.ca

Man walking across Canada to end malaria makes Regina stop
Globalnews.ca
Gray is accepting donations for Steps To End Malaria because – according to the World Health Organization – the mosquito-borne disease is still very prominent in the African region . In 2012 almost 500,000 children under the age of five died of malaria ...

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Respiratory infections and malaria remain a threat in East Africa -- survey - The New Times

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2016 - 22:09

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Respiratory infections and malaria remain a threat in East Africa -- survey
The New Times
A new scientific analysis of more than 300 diseases and injuries in 195 countries reveals that there has been significant progress in the fight against communicable diseases. The findings were published in the Lancet. In many East African nations ...
Tanzania makes quantum leap in reducing maternal, child mortalityDaily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

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How malaria can be eradicated – Expert - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2016 - 16:27

Daily Trust

How malaria can be eradicated – Expert
Daily Trust
In his remarks the President of HIFASS, Dr. Roland Oritsejafor said the book will contribute to early and accurate diagnosis of malaria and prompt and effective management, ensuring that only confirmed cases receive anti malaria as well as optimum ...

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Etisalat, Cross River Govt. Flag off Fight Malaria Initiative - P.M. News

Malaria News Feeds - October 8, 2016 - 14:48

Etisalat, Cross River Govt. Flag off Fight Malaria Initiative
P.M. News
Nigeria's telecommunication company, Etisalat and the Cross River State Government in partnership with Mediatrix Development Foundation have pledged to forge a close working relationship in the fight against the scourge of malaria in the State.

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Technique uses holographic imaging and 'deep learning' to diagnose malaria - DOTmed.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 7, 2016 - 21:11

Technique uses holographic imaging and 'deep learning' to diagnose malaria
DOTmed.com
In developing countries, malaria is a major issue and there aren't enough well-trained field workers and functioning microscopes to diagnose it. To solve that, researchers at Duke University have developed a technique that uses computer 'deep learning ...

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Ecobank renews commitment to fight AIDS, Malaria, TB in Africa - africanews

Malaria News Feeds - October 7, 2016 - 21:10

africanews

Ecobank renews commitment to fight AIDS, Malaria, TB in Africa
africanews
Ecobank has through its foundation renewed its partnership with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The latest extension is for a further three years. The relationship between the two organisations began in 2011, and the new ...

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Nollywood star, Kate Henshaw enlists in battle against malaria - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - October 7, 2016 - 13:43

Vanguard

Nollywood star, Kate Henshaw enlists in battle against malaria
Vanguard
Entertainment icon Kate Henshaw has enlisted in the battle to raise awareness about the deadly consequences of malaria and pledged to join advocacy efforts. Henshaw made the commitment Thursday, October 6, 2016 at a gathering of health editors with ...

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Malaria responsible for 90% of one million deaths in Africa - Ghana Business News

Malaria News Feeds - October 7, 2016 - 13:22

Ghana Business News

Malaria responsible for 90% of one million deaths in Africa
Ghana Business News
Malaria is said to constitute 90 per cent of the one million deaths in Africa while out of the global figure of 36 million deaths occurring. This was made known during the launch of a health booklet on: “Changing Disease Patterns in Africa,” on ...

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Fewer people dying of malaria in East Arica - New Vision

Malaria News Feeds - October 7, 2016 - 11:19

New Vision

Fewer people dying of malaria in East Arica
New Vision
Fewer people are dying from respiratory infections and malaria in many Eastern African nations, a study of more than 300 diseases and injuries in 195 countries has disclosed. Findings of the study are being published in a dedicated issue of The Lancet ...
Increase in global life expectancy offset by war, obesity, and substance abuseEurekAlert (press release)

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In Sokoto: Govt stockpiles anti-malaria drugs, others, for free distribution - Pulse Nigeria

Malaria News Feeds - October 7, 2016 - 11:09

In Sokoto: Govt stockpiles anti-malaria drugs, others, for free distribution
Pulse Nigeria
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, assisted by the Sokoto Commissioner of Health, Dr. Balarabe Kakale, presenting mosquito nets and anti-malaria kits to a beneficiary at an event to mark this year's World Malaria Day celebration in Sokoto...Monday 25/04/16.

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Nigeria: Malaria, HIV, Diarrhoea Top Killer Diseases in Nigeria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 7, 2016 - 06:02

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Nigeria: Malaria, HIV, Diarrhoea Top Killer Diseases in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com
A new global burden of Disease released, yesterday, has revealed that malaria and HIV are now leading causes of death in Nigeria even as it found that Nigerians now live longer than they did 25 years ago. In Nigeria, malaria was said to be a leading ...
Seven in 10 deaths fuelled by diet and lifestyle factors, study findsTelegraph.co.uk
Global Burden of Disease study 2015 assesses the state of the ...Medical Xpress
Life expectancy rises 10 years over last quarter centuryiNews
info-europa -Financial Express -New Straits Times Online
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Duke researchers devise computerized method for rapid, accurate ... - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - October 7, 2016 - 05:10

Science Daily

Duke researchers devise computerized method for rapid, accurate ...
News-Medical.net
Duke researchers have devised a computerized method to autonomously and quickly diagnose malaria with clinically relevant accuracy -- a crucial step to ...
Armor against malaria: Trapping parasite-killing immune cells in the ...Science Daily

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Etisalat, Cross River sign MoU on malaria reduction - TODAY.ng

Malaria News Feeds - October 6, 2016 - 23:15

TODAY.ng

Etisalat, Cross River sign MoU on malaria reduction
TODAY.ng
Nigeria's most innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat, and the Cross River State Government in partnership with Mediatrix Development Foundation have pledged to forge a close working relationship in the fight against the scourge of malaria in ...

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Malaria, HIV, diarrhoea top killer diseases in Nigeria - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - October 6, 2016 - 21:41

The Indian Express

Malaria, HIV, diarrhoea top killer diseases in Nigeria
Vanguard
In Nigeria, malaria was said to be a leading killer, resulting in 192,284 deaths in 2015. The second and third top causes of death were diarrhoeal diseases and HIV/AIDS, killing 143,689 and 131,873, respectively. Scientists in the new scientific ...
Seven in 10 deaths fuelled by diet and lifestyle factors, study findsTelegraph.co.uk
Global Burden of Disease study 2015 assesses the state of the world's healthMedical Xpress
Life expectancy rises 10 years over last quarter centuryiNews
info-europa -Fox News -Financial Express
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Kano approves N48m to fight malaria - The Punch

Malaria News Feeds - October 6, 2016 - 19:31

The Punch

Kano approves N48m to fight malaria
The Punch
The Kano State Government has approved over N48 million for the purchase of drugs and equipment to combat the current Malaria scourge in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Kabiru Getso, disclosed this on Thursday when he laid the ...

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Holographic imaging and deep learning diagnose malaria ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - October 6, 2016 - 18:48

Science Daily

Holographic imaging and deep learning diagnose malaria ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers have devised a method for computers to autonomously and quickly diagnose malaria with clinically relevant accuracy. The method uses deep ...
Armor against malaria: Trapping parasite-killing immune cells in the ...Science Daily

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Holographic imaging and deep learning diagnose malaria - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - October 6, 2016 - 18:48

Holographic imaging and deep learning diagnose malaria
EurekAlert (press release)
In a new study, engineers from Duke University report a method that uses computer 'deep learning' and light-based, holographic scans to spot malaria-infected cells from a simple, untouched blood sample without any help from a human. The innovation ...

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Armor against malaria: Trapping parasite-killing immune cells in the liver - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - October 6, 2016 - 18:11

Science Daily

Armor against malaria: Trapping parasite-killing immune cells in the liver
Science Daily
While efforts to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes are bringing down infection rates, malaria remains a terrible killer in poorer countries. There were 438,000 deaths from malaria in 2015, many of them children aged under five. In all there were 214 ...
Holographic imaging and deep learning diagnose malariaEurekAlert (press release)

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Seven in 10 deaths fuelled by diet and lifestyle factors, study finds - Telegraph.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - October 6, 2016 - 16:35

Telegraph.co.uk

Seven in 10 deaths fuelled by diet and lifestyle factors, study finds
Telegraph.co.uk
Professor John Newton, chief knowledge officer at Public Health England said: “Countries used to worry about the impact of infections like HIV, malaria and measles on people's health, but now it's the fallout from poor diets, smoking and drinking too ...
Global Burden of Disease study 2015 assesses the state of the ...Medical Xpress
Life expectancy rises 10 years over last quarter centuryiNews
Health gains 'hide rise in non-communicable disease illnesses and ...info-europa
New Straits Times Online -Financial Express
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