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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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Health DG: 137 Pos Kemar residents tested positive for malaria - The Sun Daily

Malaria News Feeds - December 23, 2016 - 11:40

The Sun Daily

Health DG: 137 Pos Kemar residents tested positive for malaria
The Sun Daily
PUTRAJAYA: A total of 137 residents of 17 villages in Pos Kemar, Hulu Perak, tested positive for malaria in a Mass Blood Survey (MBS) carried out until Wednesday (Dec 21), said Director-General of Health Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pix). He said the ...
Health Ministry: Majority of 137 Hulu Perak malaria victims childrenNew Straits Times Online
Malaria: More than 4500 Orang Asli screenedAstro Awani
Health minister says malaria outbreak in Perak under controlMalay Mail Online

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Rwanda: Health Workers Commend Free Malaria Treatment Initiative for Needy Citizens - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 23, 2016 - 08:47

Rwanda: Health Workers Commend Free Malaria Treatment Initiative for Needy Citizens
AllAfrica.com
Community health workers (CHWs) have welcomed a new initiative recently approved by the Government to provide free treatment for citizens who are diagnosed with malaria and cannot afford the healthcare-related costs. Statistics indicate that about 1 ...

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Health Ministry: Majority of 137 Hulu Perak malaria victims children - New Straits Times Online

Malaria News Feeds - December 23, 2016 - 05:34

New Straits Times Online

Health Ministry: Majority of 137 Hulu Perak malaria victims children
New Straits Times Online
"All patients were found to be carrying the Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax) strain of malaria, except for one case of Plasmodium falciparum. "(Years ago), Pos Kemar was declared a malaria-free zone, as there had been no cases reported over the past three ...
Health D-G: 137 in Perak test positive for malariaMalay Mail Online
Malaria: More than 4500 Orang Asli screenedAstro Awani

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Health workers commend free malaria treatment initiative for needy citizens - The New Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 22, 2016 - 22:03

The New Times

Health workers commend free malaria treatment initiative for needy citizens
The New Times
Community health workers (CHWs) have welcomed a new initiative recently approved by the Government to provide free treatment for citizens who are diagnosed with malaria and cannot afford the healthcare-related costs. Statistics indicate that about 1 ...

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Eritrea: Malaria Eradication Popular Campaign - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 22, 2016 - 09:23

Eritrea: Malaria Eradication Popular Campaign
AllAfrica.com
Sawa — The Ministry of Education in partnership with the National Service Training Center conducted malaria week in Sawa from 11 to 17 December under the theme "Environmental Hygiene for the Prevention and Eradication of Malaria". Around 15,000 ...

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Rwanda: Youth Volunteers to Dedicate Efforts on Fighting Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 22, 2016 - 08:06

Rwanda: Youth Volunteers to Dedicate Efforts on Fighting Malaria
AllAfrica.com
A national volunteer programme for students who have completed high school will give priority to eliminating breeding grounds as part of efforts to fight Malaria. The national voluntary service, dubbed Urugerero, will also play a role in sensitising ...

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Delay in malaria treatment can be fatal: expert - The Nation

Malaria News Feeds - December 22, 2016 - 01:27

Delay in malaria treatment can be fatal: expert
The Nation
HYDERABAD - Delay in treatment of malaria can be fatal as it becomes difficult to save the patient through medication, says Dr Naheed Jamali, manager of the Provincial Malaria Control Programme (PMCP). Dr Naheed Jamali said on Wednesday that ...

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Catalent's cell lines & Gate's Foundation to make PATH Malaria vaccine - BioPharma-Reporter.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 21, 2016 - 13:17

BioPharma-Reporter.com

Catalent's cell lines & Gate's Foundation to make PATH Malaria vaccine
BioPharma-Reporter.com
Catalent will provide cell lines for the biomanufacturing of the MVI's preclinical candidates , to enter clinical trials for malaria. Mike Riley, VP & General Manager of Catalent Biologics said "PATH is a leader in the field, working with partners to ...

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In search of the hidden reservoir of Malaria - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 21, 2016 - 12:29

BMC Blogs Network (blog)

In search of the hidden reservoir of Malaria
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Humans are the sole reservoir of the deadliest malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, and it is this parasite that our research focuses on. These parasites can only infect new people after spending a couple of weeks inside a mosquito. This fact means ...

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In search of the hidden reservoir of Malaria - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 21, 2016 - 12:29

BMC Blogs Network (blog)

In search of the hidden reservoir of Malaria
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Humans are the sole reservoir of the deadliest malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, and it is this parasite that our research focuses on. These parasites can only infect new people after spending a couple of weeks inside a mosquito. This fact means ...

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Tanzania: New Malaria Insecticide Coming, Assures Minister - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 21, 2016 - 09:56

Tanzania: New Malaria Insecticide Coming, Assures Minister
AllAfrica.com
She urged people to use alternative prevention methods for protecting themselves and their children from malaria. "We encourage people to use indoor residual sprays and treated mosquito nets to combat malaria, especially in the Lake Zone," she said.

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Why some people may not respond to the malaria vaccine Cell Press - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 20, 2016 - 17:26

Medical Xpress

Why some people may not respond to the malaria vaccine Cell Press
EurekAlert (press release)
"The blood stage of malaria infection has a very profound impact on the liver stage immune response, and that impact had never been dissected and visualized at this level," says co-author Marion Pepper, UW Medicine researcher and assistant professor of ...
Exposure to Late Stages of Malaria May Inhibit Immunity to Early Stages of InfectionContagionlive.com

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Non-toxic spray stops mosquitoes from reproducing, halts spread of malaria - ZME Science

Malaria News Feeds - December 20, 2016 - 14:40

ZME Science

Non-toxic spray stops mosquitoes from reproducing, halts spread of malaria
ZME Science
Though malaria infections have dramatically fallen since 2010, 91 countries and areas around the globe still have ongoing malaria transmission which causes half a million deaths annually. Moreover, the progress we've made so far risks becoming undone ...

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Sokoto Establishes Malaria Control Agency - Leadership Newspapers

Malaria News Feeds - December 20, 2016 - 03:54

Leadership Newspapers

Sokoto Establishes Malaria Control Agency
Leadership Newspapers
As a sure response to the disturbing rate of malaria outbreak with its attendant side effect recently witnessed in Sokoto State, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the establishment of a dedicated agency known as Malaria Control Agency.

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