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Malaria deaths fall - The Herald

Malaria News Feeds - December 30, 2016 - 22:06

The Herald

Malaria deaths fall
The Herald
AT LEAST six people succumbed to malaria countrywide last week, bringing the total number of fatalities so far this year to 231. This is a major decline from 462 deaths recorded last year. According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care's Epidemic ...

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Hybridized mosquitos advance malaria research - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - December 30, 2016 - 11:16

Medical Xpress

Hybridized mosquitos advance malaria research
Medical Xpress
In December 2016, the American Journal of Vector Ecology published two articles by Yuri Novikov, a scientist at the TSU Biological Institute devoted to the ecology, distribution and laboratory cultivation of maculipennis complex, a species of malaria ...

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Scientists opened a new chapter in the study of malaria mosquitoes National Research Tomsk State University - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 29, 2016 - 18:04

Scientists opened a new chapter in the study of malaria mosquitoes National Research Tomsk State University
EurekAlert (press release)
In December 2016, the American Journal of Vector Ecology published two articles by Yuri Novikov, a scientist at the TSU Biological Institute devoted to the study of ecology and the distribution one of the species of malaria mosquito of the maculipennis ...

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Charlie Webster suffers with flashbacks after malaria plight at Rio Olympics - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - December 29, 2016 - 12:28

Daily Mail

Charlie Webster suffers with flashbacks after malaria plight at Rio Olympics
Daily Mail
And Charlie Webster has revealed that she's been suffering 'flashbacks' as a result of the trauma. Speaking on Thursday's BBC Breakfast, the 34-year-old presenter revealed that she wasn't the 'same person' after her experience, but reasoned that she is ...

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Scientists scramble to outwit malaria mosquitoes - Tampabay.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 29, 2016 - 10:46

Tampabay.com

Scientists scramble to outwit malaria mosquitoes
Tampabay.com
The latest riddle comes at the same time worldwide malaria deaths have plummeted 50 percent. By everyone's estimate, a huge chunk of the credit goes to the massive distribution of long-lasting, insecticide-treated nets, which not only stop a mosquito ...

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Herbal-based malaria remedy fights drug-resistant TB - Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - December 29, 2016 - 02:36

Guardian

Herbal-based malaria remedy fights drug-resistant TB
Guardian
The Artemisia annua plant extract is the basic component of the World Health Organisation (WHO)-approved drug of choice for the treatment of malaria, Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT). The active ingredient is artemisinin. The plant has been ...

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Health | Two cases of Malaria reported by the SSM - Macau Daily Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 29, 2016 - 00:12

Macau Daily Times

Health | Two cases of Malaria reported by the SSM
Macau Daily Times
The Macau Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a government body under the Health Bureau (SSM), reported the confirmation of two imported cases of Malaria on December 27. According to a statement issued by the SSM, the two infected ...

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Why the war on malaria is far from over - gulfnews.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 28, 2016 - 12:31

gulfnews.com

Why the war on malaria is far from over
gulfnews.com
A volunteer tests the "Faso Soap", a soap aimed to repel mosquitoes and protect people from the malaria, during a laboratory test with volunteers on November 4, 2016 in Ouagadougou. Thrusting their arm into a box full of hungry mosquitoes, a group of ...
Publix Pharma set to tackle rising incidence of illnesses in NigeriaVanguard

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Africa: Make Effective Malaria Drugs Affordable to All - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 27, 2016 - 08:30

Africa: Make Effective Malaria Drugs Affordable to All
AllAfrica.com
Almost a million people die from malaria worldwide each year because they cannot afford the most effective treatment and instead often buy old drugs to which the malaria parasite has become resistant, according to researchers. Populations Services ...

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Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy Fights TB - Drug Discovery & Development

Malaria News Feeds - December 26, 2016 - 19:42

Drug Discovery & Development

Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy Fights TB
Drug Discovery & Development
A centuries-old herbal medicine, discovered by Chinese scientists and used to effectively treat malaria, has been found to potentially aid in the treatment of tuberculosis and may slow the evolution of drug resistance. In a promising study led by ...
Centuries-old herbal Chinese medicine used for malaria, may help fight tuberculosisDaily News & Analysis
Ancient Chinese medicine can help fight TB: Study | Zee NewsZee News

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How Malaria Elimination Scheme Would Benefit Remote Villages In Odisha - NDTV

Malaria News Feeds - December 26, 2016 - 07:48

NDTV

How Malaria Elimination Scheme Would Benefit Remote Villages In Odisha
NDTV
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to intensify state sponsored malaria elimination scheme 'Daman' in eight remote districts of the state, an official statement said on Sunday. The state government has approved the scheme to be ...
Malaria programme aims to reach remote areasTimes of India
Rs 120 crore project to control malaria in inaccessible areasPrameyaNews7
Odisha to launch malaria elimination programme named DAMAN in eight districtsJagran Josh
Pragativadi -Orissadiary.com
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Malaria programme aims to reach remote areas - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 26, 2016 - 01:13

Odisha Sun Times

Malaria programme aims to reach remote areas
Times of India
As many as 69 people have died of malaria in Odisha until October 30 of this year. The number is the highest among states in the country. Odisha contributes to as much as 38% of reported malaria cases and 28% of deaths from the disease in the country.
Odisha to launch malaria elimination scheme in 8000 villagesOdisha Sun Times
Odisha to launch intensive malaria control drive called DAMaNOrissadiary.com

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Why malaria hasn't been eradicated, even though we can do it - Star2.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 25, 2016 - 22:05

Why malaria hasn't been eradicated, even though we can do it
Star2.com
Despite progress toward preventing the spread of malaria, the world is moving too slowly toward elimination of the disease, which still claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said recently. On the positive ...

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Rs 120 crore new malaria control drive for southern part of Odisha - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 25, 2016 - 12:09

Times of India

Rs 120 crore new malaria control drive for southern part of Odisha
Times of India
To start with DAMAN, acronym for Durgama Anchalare Malaria Nirakaran (malaria control in inaccessible areas) will be implemented in 8,000 villages of all 79 blocks of eight high malaria endemic southern districts: Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangapur, ...

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Centuries-old herbal Chinese medicine used for malaria, may help fight tuberculosis - Daily News & Analysis

Malaria News Feeds - December 24, 2016 - 17:56

Daily News & Analysis

Centuries-old herbal Chinese medicine used for malaria, may help fight tuberculosis
Daily News & Analysis
A centuries-old herbal Chinese medicine, used to effectively treat malaria, may help fight tuberculosis and slow the evolution of drug resistance, scientists have found. In a study led by Robert Abramovitch, from the Michigan State University in the US ...
Ancient Chinese Medicine Can Help Fight Tuberculosis: StudyNDTV

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Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy May Help Fight TB - NDTV

Malaria News Feeds - December 24, 2016 - 13:15

NDTV

Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy May Help Fight TB
NDTV
A centuries-old herbal Chinese medicine, used to effectively treat malaria, may help fight tuberculosis and slow the evolution of drug resistance, scientists have found. This stage of the disease often makes the use of antibiotics ineffective. "When TB ...
Ancient Chinese medicine can help fight TB: StudyZee News

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Kenyan clinics to get smaller malaria testing kits soon - The Star, Kenya

Malaria News Feeds - December 24, 2016 - 04:18

The Star, Kenya

Kenyan clinics to get smaller malaria testing kits soon
The Star, Kenya
“USAMRD-K in Kisumu, Kenya, serves as an ideal partner, given their extensive background in malaria clinical research and expertise in malaria diagnostics,” Sight Diagnostics CEO Yossi Pollak said. The device being tested is the portable version of the ...

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From mosquito-zapping lasers to new drugs, Seattle is an innovation hot bed for fighting malaria - The Seattle Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 23, 2016 - 14:00

The Seattle Times

From mosquito-zapping lasers to new drugs, Seattle is an innovation hot bed for fighting malaria
The Seattle Times
Gene drive: The most radical solution to malaria would introduce fast-spreading genes that interfere with reproduction and could drive mosquito populations to extinction. It's controversial and likely irreversible. But the Gates Foundation says it may ...

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Simple mosquito killers are the new buzz in Gates Foundation's malaria battle - The Seattle Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 23, 2016 - 14:00

Simple mosquito killers are the new buzz in Gates Foundation's malaria battle
The Seattle Times
Research team members check an attractive toxic sugar bait station on the outside wall of a home in Mali. In preliminary tests, the stations, which attract and kill malaria-carrying mosquitoes, caused populations of the bloodsuckers to plummet ...

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Malaria deaths on the rise- WHO report - New Vision

Malaria News Feeds - December 23, 2016 - 13:40

New Vision

Malaria deaths on the rise- WHO report
New Vision
Despite Uganda's aggressive campaigns towards control and prevention of malaria over the years, the 2016 World Malaria Report shows that the number of people dying of the largely curable condition went up by a total of 179 people in the just one year ...

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