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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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Ancient Chinese malaria remedy fights TB - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - December 20, 2016 - 00:50

Science Daily

Ancient Chinese malaria remedy fights TB
Science Daily
Date: December 19, 2016; Source: Michigan State University; Summary: 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 ...
Tuberculosis: Ancient Chinese medicine may improve TB treatmentInternational Business Times UK

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Malaria-proof yourself in these areas - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2016 - 19:08

Daily Nation

Malaria-proof yourself in these areas
Daily Nation
Malaria transmission in the western highlands such as Kericho is seasonal. However, the whole population is vulnerable and fatality rates during an epidemic can be up to 10 times greater than endemic areas because the people's immune systems have ...

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Poor funding takes toll on malaria war - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2016 - 19:08

Daily Nation

Poor funding takes toll on malaria war
Daily Nation
The report which was released early last week tracked progress and trends in malaria control and elimination in 91 countries with ongoing transmission. Yet the continent, the report indicates, housed 80 per cent of new malaria cases as well as 92 per ...

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Liberia: Malaria Program Recommends Doses for Pregnant Women - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2016 - 18:47

Liberia: Malaria Program Recommends Doses for Pregnant Women
AllAfrica.com
The National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) has recommended at least two plus doses of Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPT) for women during pregnancy to reduce the risk posed to mothers, fetuses and the unborn. According to the 2015/ 2016 Fiscal ...

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Ancient Chinese medicine for malaria could potentially aid in treatment of tuberculosis - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2016 - 17:44

News-Medical.net

Ancient Chinese medicine for malaria could potentially aid in treatment of tuberculosis
News-Medical.net
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 ...

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Nigeria: Tambuwal Approves Agency for Malaria Control - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2016 - 12:54

Daily Trust

Nigeria: Tambuwal Approves Agency for Malaria Control
AllAfrica.com
Sokoto — Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the establishment of a dedicated agency for the control of malaria,ý to take off next month. This was contained in a statement by Tambuwal's Special Adviser on Media, Malam Imam ...
Sokoto gets Agency for Malaria Control - Daily TrustDaily Trust

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Former soldier suffers after taking anti-malaria drug - Toronto Sun

Malaria News Feeds - December 19, 2016 - 00:21

Toronto Sun

Former soldier suffers after taking anti-malaria drug
Toronto Sun
Dave Bona suspected for decades it was the anti-malaria drug he was forced to take while serving in Africa that cost him his military career and left him struggling with neurological and psychological issues. So when when he was finally diagnosed with ...

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Malaria Diagnostics - Global Market Outlook (2016-2022) - PR Newswire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2016 - 23:18

Malaria Diagnostics - Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)
PR Newswire (press release)
LONDON, Dec. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Malaria Diagnostics market is accounted for $579.5 million in 2015 and is expected to reach $826.3 million by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 5.1%. High growth rate in diseases ...

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Hotel terraces, eaves are new malaria hot spots in city - The Hindu

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2016 - 19:29

The Hindu

Hotel terraces, eaves are new malaria hot spots in city
The Hindu
Puddles of water at construction sites used to be the most common breeding grounds for mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite in the city. In the last few months however, puddles on the eaves and terraces of lodges and hotels are new mosquito ...

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Sokoto gets Agency for Malaria Control - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2016 - 17:34

Daily Trust

Sokoto gets Agency for Malaria Control
Daily Trust
Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the establishment of a dedicated agency for the control of malaria. This was contained in a statement by Tambuwal's Special Adviser on Media , Malam Imam Imam. He said the Sokoto Agency for ...

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New Strategy for Malaria Control Uses Non-Toxic Steroid Agonists - MedicalResearch.com (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2016 - 16:53

New Strategy for Malaria Control Uses Non-Toxic Steroid Agonists
MedicalResearch.com (blog)
Response: Mosquito control via lethal insecticides is a key method for reduction of malaria transmission. As insecticide resistance is spreading, new intervention methods are urgent. Our study demonstrates that studies on mosquito biology can provide ...

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Anti-malaria drug did more damage than it prevented: Canadian vets - Ottawa Sun

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2016 - 16:39

Ottawa Sun

Anti-malaria drug did more damage than it prevented: Canadian vets
Ottawa Sun
The once proud member of the Canadian Airborne Regiment is now among a growing number of vets who believe they were poisoned by the anti-malaria drug Mefloquine, which they were forced to take before it was licensed in Canada as part of a terribly ...

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Sokoto establishes agency for malaria control - NAIJ.COM

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2016 - 11:30

NAIJ.COM

Sokoto establishes agency for malaria control
NAIJ.COM
In an effort to bolster the fight against malaria, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the establishment of a dedicated agency for the control of the dreaded tropical disease. Sokoto establishes agency for malaria control. Sokoto state ...

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Doris Simeon's advocacy movie on malaria, abuse goes to the roots - Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - December 18, 2016 - 04:19

Guardian

Doris Simeon's advocacy movie on malaria, abuse goes to the roots
Guardian
Scheduled for December 20, 2016, members of Ogba community will see the short movie The Victims, which is about malaria scourge. The advocacy movie addresses the danger of self-medication, the implication of raising children in unhealthy and dirty ...

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Anti-malaria drug did more damage than it prevented: Canadian vets - Toronto Sun

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2016 - 23:49

Toronto Sun

Anti-malaria drug did more damage than it prevented: Canadian vets
Toronto Sun
The once proud member of the Canadian Airborne Regiment is now among a growing number of vets who believe they were poisoned by the anti-malaria drug Mefloquine, which they were forced to take before it was licensed in Canada as part of a terribly ...

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Malaria Institute trains 52 doctors, nurses in Jigawa - Pulse Nigeria

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2016 - 18:00

Pulse Nigeria

Malaria Institute trains 52 doctors, nurses in Jigawa
Pulse Nigeria
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) says it had trained 54 doctors and nurses on effective treatment of malaria in Jigawa. The IHVN Programme Officer in the state, Mr Bello Ahmad, disclosed this on Friday while fielding questions from the ...

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Global Malaria Partnering 2010 to 2016 - PR Newswire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - December 17, 2016 - 17:18

Global Malaria Partnering 2010 to 2016
PR Newswire (press release)
NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Therapy Partnering Terms and Agreements since 2010 report provides understanding and access to partnering deals and agreements entered into by the world's leading healthcare companies. - Trends ...

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