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Sickle cell anemia treatment does not increase malaria risk in Africa

Science Daily - Malaria - October 19, 2017 - 14:09
The drug hydroxyurea does not appear to increase the risk of malaria infection in patients with sickle cell anemia who live in malaria-endemic regions, according to a study.
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Study: Sickle cell anemia treatment does not increase malaria risk in Africa - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - October 19, 2017 - 14:03

Study: Sickle cell anemia treatment does not increase malaria risk in Africa
EurekAlert (press release)
The drug hydroxyurea does not appear to increase the risk of malaria infection in patients with sickle cell anemia who live in malaria-endemic regions, according to a study published online today in Blood, a Journal of the American Society of ...

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Mozambique: Malaria Remains Major Public Health Problem - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 19, 2017 - 09:33

Mozambique: Malaria Remains Major Public Health Problem
AllAfrica.com
Maputo — Malaria remains one of the main public health problems in Mozambique, with between four and six million cases notified a year, according to Health Minister Nazira Abdula, cited in Wednesday's issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”. Speaking on ...

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'I'm proud of the scars, I'm a survivor': Sky Sports presenter Charlie Webster reveals she still suffers from ... - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - October 19, 2017 - 08:12

Daily Mail

'I'm proud of the scars, I'm a survivor': Sky Sports presenter Charlie Webster reveals she still suffers from ...
Daily Mail
She had contracted malaria during a trip to Brazil in 2016 and has openly spoken of her near-death experience since overcoming the deadly disease. But admitting she still hasn't completely recovered, Charlie Webster has revealed she still suffers from ...
Charlie Webster suffers with 'headaches' after malariaThe List

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Kolkata-based engineering college developes mobile app to detect malaria - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - October 19, 2017 - 04:25

Hindustan Times

Kolkata-based engineering college developes mobile app to detect malaria
Hindustan Times
A Kolkata-based engineering college has claimed to have developed a smartphone application and a device that will detect malaria within seconds at a much lower price than the charges of conventional pathological tests. Researchers and professors of the ...
App can now detect malaria within secondsDaily News & Analysis

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Malaria downs 60 in Mugu - The Kathmandu Post

Malaria News Feeds - October 19, 2017 - 03:30

Malaria downs 60 in Mugu
The Kathmandu Post
... medical workers to Righa without the medicines. Chief District Officer Umakant Adhikari said his office had requested the Health Ministry to send a medical team and anti-malaria medicines to the village, but the ministry officials took too long to ...

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Malaria elimination remains a challenge —Expert - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 19, 2017 - 00:28

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Malaria elimination remains a challenge —Expert
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Ladipo, Deputy Director of Public Health, Oyo State Ministry of Health, spoke at the Advocacy and Community Social Mobilisation (ACSM) core group meeting to explore avenues of generating public utilisation of malaria control interventions in Ibadan.

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Malaria cases go up as over 1000 test positive - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - October 18, 2017 - 21:02

Daily Nation

Malaria cases go up as over 1000 test positive
Daily Nation
A woman and her two children wait for treatment at the Dukana dispensary in Marsabit on October 4, 2017. Over 1000 people have tested positive for malaria and officials fear the outbreak may not end soon as the county is expecting rains soon. PHOTO ...

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Climate Change: Untreatable super-malaria spreads in Asia - Red, Green, and Blue (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 18, 2017 - 16:36

Red, Green, and Blue (blog)

Climate Change: Untreatable super-malaria spreads in Asia
Red, Green, and Blue (blog)
“Prof Arjen Dondorp, the head of the malaria unit, told the BBC News website: 'We think it is a serious threat. … It is alarming that this strain is spreading so quickly through the whole region and we fear it can spread further (and eventually) jump ...

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Visiting the KNP? Be malaria wise - Capricorn Review

Malaria News Feeds - October 18, 2017 - 13:35

Capricorn Review

Visiting the KNP? Be malaria wise
Capricorn Review
“We would like to advise visitors to the Park to take precautionary measures to prevent the possibility of contracting malaria during their visits. “Precautions such as the use of prophylaxes, vaccinations in consultation with doctors to avoid exposing ...

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Malaria back with renewed sting - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - October 18, 2017 - 06:51

The Hindu

Malaria back with renewed sting
The Hindu
Malaria, which the authorities claim to have eradicated across the State, is making a come back if the Health Department statistics are any indication. The cause for concern is the spike in indigenous cases in districts such as Kozhikode in recent ...

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Dengue and malaria detected in high hills - The Kathmandu Post

Malaria News Feeds - October 18, 2017 - 03:02

The Kathmandu Post

Dengue and malaria detected in high hills
The Kathmandu Post
According to the District Health Office (DHO) records, 67 cases of malaria were reported in the district last year. Most of the malaria patients were from Melauli, Shivanath and Pancheshwor. The detection of 'new diseases' has left the health workers ...

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Actress Alexandra Daddario Goes to Malawi to Fight HIV - InStyle

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 23:42

InStyle

Actress Alexandra Daddario Goes to Malawi to Fight HIV
InStyle
She's a champion for The Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation's new partnership with the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign, and she recently traveled to Malawi to see the organizations' handiwork providing testing and treatment for HIV and malaria ...

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Monkey malaria researcher presented with NT Young Tall Poppy award - Cosmos (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 21:30

Cosmos (blog)

Monkey malaria researcher presented with NT Young Tall Poppy award
Cosmos (blog)
Dr Matthew Grigg was named the 2017 NT Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year last week in recognition for his research into Plasmodium knowlesi, a specific type of monkey malaria that is transmitted to humans via mosquitos in Southeast Asia.

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11-year-old 'starving' Simdega girl died of malaria, says deputy commissioner - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 17:50

Hindustan Times

11-year-old 'starving' Simdega girl died of malaria, says deputy commissioner
Hindustan Times
The Simdega administration, however, maintained that Santoshi was suffering from malaria and died due to her ailment. Bhajantri told Das that a three-member team comprising district supply inspector Nandji Ram, civil surgeon Ijazuddin Ashraf, and ...
Jharkhand ration card: 11-year-old dies: Activists cry hunger ...Times of India
Jharkhand Girl Dies After Family's Ration Denied for No Aadhaar Link, BJP Blames MalariaThe Wire
11-year-old dies: Activists cry hunger, Jharkhand government says malariaNewburgh Gazette
NDTV -Times Now -International Business Times, India Edition
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Malaria back with renewed sting - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 16:45

The Hindu

Malaria back with renewed sting
The Hindu
Malaria, which the authorities claim to have eradicated across the State, is making a come back if the Health Department statistics are any indication. The cause for concern is the spike in indigenous cases in districts such as Kozhikode in recent ...

Categories: News (General)

Dengue, malaria on the rise in Mumbai, don't let water accumulate near your home - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 15:21

Hindustan Times

Dengue, malaria on the rise in Mumbai, don't let water accumulate near your home
Hindustan Times
Heavy rain in the city from September has led to a spike in monsoon-related ailments. The city recorded 536 cases of dengue, 124 cases from October 1 to 15 and 412 in September, while 1,129 of malaria (287 between October 1 and 15 and 842 in ...

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Sudan: Malaria in East Darfur, Kassala - 'More Than 50 Cases in Hospital Each Day' - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 14:38

Sudan: Malaria in East Darfur, Kassala - 'More Than 50 Cases in Hospital Each Day'
AllAfrica.com
Ed Daein / Kassala / Delling — East Darfur has seen a surge in malaria cases. The hospital in the state capital receives between 50 to 70 cases each day. On Monday, a medical source at Ed Daein Hospital told Radio Dabanga that 50 to 70 new malaria ...

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Health Ministry: Anti-malaria steps for Cyprus tourists - Arutz Sheva (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 17, 2017 - 13:55

Health Ministry: Anti-malaria steps for Cyprus tourists
Arutz Sheva (blog)
The Health Ministry is now advising tourists travelling to the region to take anti-malaria treatment before they travel. Tourists are also advised to take steps to prevent mosquito bites such as smearing mosquito repellents and wearing long clothes, as ...

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