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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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Angola: Health Authorities Record Over 144.000 Cases of Malaria in 2015 - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 09:56

Angola: Health Authorities Record Over 144.000 Cases of Malaria in 2015
AllAfrica.com
Lubango — The health authorities of the southern Huíla province reported in 2015, over 144.000 cases of malaria. This was said this Wednesday in Lubango by the head of the provincial department of public health and control of endemic diseases, Fátima ...

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Protection from malaria vaccine falls over time - Wellcome Trust

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 08:04

Wellcome Trust

Protection from malaria vaccine falls over time
Wellcome Trust
During the first year of the study, the risk of getting malaria in the vaccinated children was 35.9% less than in the control group, but after seven years this protection fell to 4.4%. In children exposed to higher than average rates of malaria, there ...
Limited protection of GSK's malaria vaccine dwindles in 7 yearsReuters
Malaria vaccine study raises questions about effectiveness and dosageThe Guardian
Malaria vaccine loses effectiveness over several years: studyMedical Xpress
Motherboard -STAT -Kaiser Family Foundation
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Soon, home test for cancer, malaria - The Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - June 30, 2016 - 07:01

The Indian Express

Soon, home test for cancer, malaria
The Indian Express
In a few years, testing yourself for cancer or malaria could be as easy as testing your blood sugar or taking a home pregnancy test, according to a recent study. Chemists at the Ohio State University are developing paper strips that detect diseases ...
Simple home test could predict cancer and malariaDaily Mail
Testing for malaria—or cancer—at home, via cheap paper stripsPhys.Org
Paper strips worth 50 cents accurately diagnose both malaria and cancerZME Science
indiatvnews.com
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Simple home test could predict cancer and malaria - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - June 29, 2016 - 21:52

Daily Mail

Simple home test could predict cancer and malaria
Daily Mail
Chemists at The Ohio State University are in the process of developing paper strips that detect a number of diseases, including cancer and malaria. The strips, which cost around 50 cents per strip, require just a drop of blood. Once the blood is ...
Testing for malaria -- or cancer -- at home, via cheap paper stripsScience Daily
Paper strips worth 50 cents accurately diagnose both malaria and cancerZME Science

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Malaria Vaccine Can Cause Negative 'Rebound Effect,' Study Says - Motherboard

Malaria News Feeds - June 29, 2016 - 21:16

The Guardian

Malaria Vaccine Can Cause Negative 'Rebound Effect,' Study Says
Motherboard
A vaccine for malaria has been a long-time dream for researchers, but it's no easy feat. Now, a new study on our most advanced vaccine shows its efficacy not only wanes, but it can also make some kids get more bouts of malaria later in life. In a seven ...
Malaria vaccine study raises questions about effectiveness and dosageThe Guardian
Malaria vaccine loses effectiveness over several years: studyDaily Mail
Limited protection of GSK's malaria vaccine dwindles in 7 yearsReuters
STAT -2 Minute Medicine -MedicalResearch.com (blog)
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Limited protection of GSK's malaria vaccine dwindles in 7 years - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - June 29, 2016 - 21:01

Reuters

Limited protection of GSK's malaria vaccine dwindles in 7 years
Reuters
LONDON - The world's first malaria vaccine, developed by GlaxoSmithKline, provides some protection after three doses but its effect dwindles to almost nothing after seven years, scientists said on Wednesday. Publishing a long-term study of the vaccine ...
Malaria Vaccine Can Cause Negative 'Rebound Effect,' Study SaysMotherboard
Malaria vaccine study raises questions about effectiveness and dosageThe Guardian
Malaria vaccine loses effectiveness over several years: studyDaily Mail
STAT -2 Minute Medicine -MedicalResearch.com (blog)
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Limited protection of GSK's malaria vaccine dwindles in 7 years - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - June 29, 2016 - 21:01

The Guardian

Limited protection of GSK's malaria vaccine dwindles in 7 years
Reuters
LONDON, June 29 The world's first malaria vaccine, developed by GlaxoSmithKline, provides some protection after three doses but its effect dwindles to almost nothing after seven years, scientists said on Wednesday. Publishing a long-term study of the ...
Malaria Vaccine Can Cause Negative 'Rebound Effect,' Study SaysMotherboard
Malaria vaccine study raises questions about effectiveness and dosageThe Guardian
Malaria vaccine delays, doesn't prevent infectionSTAT
2 Minute Medicine
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Malaria vaccine study raises questions about effectiveness and dosage - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - June 29, 2016 - 21:01

The Guardian

Malaria vaccine study raises questions about effectiveness and dosage
The Guardian
As the vaccine wears off, the study shows that children living in areas where there is high transmission of the disease end up with more infections than those who have never had a jab – known as the malaria rebound effect. Unvaccinated children – if ...
Limited protection of GSK's malaria vaccine dwindles in 7 yearsThomson Reuters Foundation
Malaria Vaccine Can Cause Negative 'Rebound Effect,' Study SaysMotherboard
RTS,SA/S01 anti-malarial vaccine efficacy wanes significantly over time2 Minute Medicine

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Health Buzz: Test for Malaria, Cancer Using Cheap Paper Strips - U.S. News & World Report

Malaria News Feeds - June 29, 2016 - 17:54

U.S. News & World Report

Health Buzz: Test for Malaria, Cancer Using Cheap Paper Strips
U.S. News & World Report
Health Buzz: Test for Malaria, Cancer Using Cheap Paper Strips. Chemists are working on low-cost paper strips that would detect malaria and cancer with just a drop of blood. Health Buzz: Test for Malaria, Cancer Using Cheap Paper Strips. MORE.

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Dutch Courage and Malaria Prevention - Chattanooga Pulse

Malaria News Feeds - June 29, 2016 - 15:28

Chattanooga Pulse

Dutch Courage and Malaria Prevention
Chattanooga Pulse
To think of gin as a medicinal product isn't so far-fetched for those of us who need a stiff drink after a long day. It's what you need to take the edge off stress, and it was once used to ease pain and ailments. Conceived in the 1600s by a Dutch ...

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Testing for malaria -- or cancer -- at home, via cheap paper strips - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - June 29, 2016 - 15:10

Science Daily

Testing for malaria -- or cancer -- at home, via cheap paper strips
Science Daily
Chemists at The Ohio State University are developing paper strips that detect diseases including cancer and malaria--for a cost of 50 cents per strip. The idea, explained Abraham Badu-Tawiah, is that people could apply a drop of blood to the paper at ...
Home Tests for Malaria and Cancer Doable with Cheap Paper StripsNature World News

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