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Holidaymakers heading to the bush urged to take precautions ... - Herald live

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 12:15

Herald live

Holidaymakers heading to the bush urged to take precautions ...
Herald live
The City of Johannesburg has issued a list of 22 high risk malaria areas‚ and tips to stay healthy‚ ahead of the festive season break. The city's Department of ...

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Holidaymakers heading to the bush urged to take precautions against malaria - Times LIVE

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 11:43

Times LIVE

Holidaymakers heading to the bush urged to take precautions against malaria
Times LIVE
Residents who will be travelling to malaria-risk areas during the festive season are encouraged to remain indoors between dusk and dawn; wear long-sleeved clothing‚ long trousers and socks; apply insect repellents to exposed skin; and seal doors and ...

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Malaria, HIV vaccine achievable 'in one or two decades' – Dr Leonardo Santos Simão - Horizon magazine

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 10:06

Malaria, HIV vaccine achievable 'in one or two decades' – Dr Leonardo Santos Simão
Horizon magazine
We will see vaccines for malaria and HIV within the next one or two decades, predicts Dr Leonardo Santos Simão, the former health minister of Mozambique, who has been appointed High Representative South of the European & Developing Countries ...

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Let's Shrink the Malaria Map - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 06:50

Let's Shrink the Malaria Map
ReliefWeb
Malaria is an old disease that thrives in poverty and inequality. Efforts to fight malaria have gone on for centuries. A recent study revealed genomic evidence of the disease about 2000 years ago in the Roman Empire. In 1900, nearly every country in ...

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Malaria killed more than dengue, chikungunya - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 05:48

Times of India

Malaria killed more than dengue, chikungunya
Times of India
Malaria turns out to be the biggest killer among all mosquito-borne diseases in Delhi this year. According to the latest municipal corporation report, the disease, which seems to be on the wane in the city, has claimed 17 lives this season. While ...

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Implementation of co-trimoxazole preventive therapy policy for malaria in HIV-infected pregnant women in the public ... - Dove Medical Press

Malaria News Feeds - December 14, 2016 - 01:06

Implementation of co-trimoxazole preventive therapy policy for malaria in HIV-infected pregnant women in the public ...
Dove Medical Press
Background: In 2011, Tanzania adopted a policy for provision of daily co-trimoxazole prophylaxis to HIV-infected pregnant women for prevention of malaria and other opportunistic infections. As per the policy, HIV-infected pregnant women should not be ...

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WHO marks malaria progress but worries about flat funding - CIDRAP

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 23:37

CIDRAP

WHO marks malaria progress but worries about flat funding
CIDRAP
Though much progress has been made connecting people in malaria-endemic countries with key disease control interventions, significant gaps remain in some regions, with stagnant global funding that could slow progress on driving down the disease threat, ...
Fight against malaria hampered by flatlining funds: WHOFox News
The world could wipe out malaria. A new report shows why that isn't happeningLos Angeles Times
Malaria remains acute public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa – UN reportUN News Centre
The Hindu -World Health Organization
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UK steps up investments in global fight to end malaria - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 21:01

UK steps up investments in global fight to end malaria
ReliefWeb
New support announced for the development of antimalarial drugs that can combat resistant strains of the disease. The UK is investing in the development of new drugs to protect the world's poorest from malaria and help bring an end to the disease, the ...

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Daily Chart: Data Wise - Economic Times

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 19:47

Daily Chart: Data Wise
Economic Times
Malaria burden. Dec 14, 2016, 12.12 AM IST. Sub-Saharan Africa carries a disproportionately high share of the global malaria burden. In 2015, the region was home to 90% of malaria cases and 92% of malaria deaths... PrevNextPlay Slideshow.

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Prostate cancer could be treated with malaria drug after trial showed it could stop tumours growing - Mirror.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 19:41

Mirror.co.uk

Prostate cancer could be treated with malaria drug after trial showed it could stop tumours growing
Mirror.co.uk
So Professor Zhengfang Yi and colleagues screened a library of natural compounds and identified Ailanthone, used by people with malaria, as a potent inhibitor of all the different forms of androgen receptor. In cells and in mice, the drug stopped ...

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Malaria killed more than dengue, chikungunya - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 19:24

Malaria killed more than dengue, chikungunya
Times of India
New Delhi: Malaria turns out to be the biggest killer among all mosquito-borne diseases in Delhi this year. According to the latest municipal corporation report, the disease, which seems to be on the wane in the city, has claimed 17 lives this season.

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Learning from Ebola to fight Malaria - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 18:48

Learning from Ebola to fight Malaria
ReliefWeb
On a rainy afternoon, dozens of mothers waited under a leaky roof to get themselves and their babies tested for malaria. Many had walked for hours on dirt paths to reach the clinic. The motorcycle ambulance, meanwhile, sat idle. There was no fuel for it.

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Fight against malaria hampered by flatlining funds: WHO - Fox News

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 13:31

Fox News

Fight against malaria hampered by flatlining funds: WHO
Fox News
LONDON – Funding shortfalls and fragile health systems are undermining progress against malaria and could jeopardize efforts to reach globally agreed targets on the way to eventual elimination, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
The world could wipe out malaria. A new report shows why that isn't happeningLos Angeles Times
There Were More Than 200 Million New Cases of Malaria in 2015, WHO SaysTIME
WHO sees progress in fighting Malaria - but a lot more needs to be doneDeutsche Welle
Voice of America -The Guardian
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Link between malaria resistance and breast cancer spread, study suggests - CNN International

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 12:36

CNN International

Link between malaria resistance and breast cancer spread, study suggests
CNN International
Many Africans have a distinct form of the Duffy Antigen Receptor [DARC] gene compared to other world populations. A mutation of this gene, "makes most Africans less susceptible to a type of malaria caused by [the parasite] Plasmodium vivax," Siwo told ...

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Dan Snow joins fight to battle malaria spread after contracting 'terrifying' disease - Evening Standard

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 11:38

Evening Standard

Dan Snow joins fight to battle malaria spread after contracting 'terrifying' disease
Evening Standard
Television historian Dan Snow has spoken about the terrifying time he caught malaria when he was a teenager as he sought to raise awareness about the “appalling” disease. Snow, 38, was 18 when he contracted the disease during his gap year while ...

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Link between malaria resistance and breast cancer spread, study suggests - CNN

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 11:04

CNN

Link between malaria resistance and breast cancer spread, study suggests
CNN
Many Africans have a distinct form of the Duffy Antigen Receptor [DARC] gene compared to other world populations. A mutation of this gene, "makes most Africans less susceptible to a type of malaria caused by [the parasite] Plasmodium vivax," Siwo told ...

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Britain will give millions to help fund fight against malaria - Evening Standard

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 10:59

Evening Standard

Britain will give millions to help fund fight against malaria
Evening Standard
Britain is to pour tens of millions of pounds into research to help mothers protect their children from malaria, it was being announced today. New treatments aimed at the poor, women and under-fives were being unveiled at the London launch of the World ...

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Indian Scientist from Jharkhand Finds Breakthrough Malaria Cure - The Indian Panorama

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 07:08

The Indian Panorama

Indian Scientist from Jharkhand Finds Breakthrough Malaria Cure
The Indian Panorama
LONDON: An Indian scientist, who suffered from malaria as a child, is among a group of top international scientists which has identified a key protein that if targeted stops the disease, paving the way for new treatments. Dr Mahmood Alam, from ...

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World Malaria Report 2016 - World Health Organization

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 06:00

World Malaria Report 2016
World Health Organization
The World Malaria Report 2016 summarizes information received from malaria-endemic countries and other sources, and updates the analyses presented in the 2015 report. The World Malaria Report is WHO's flagship malaria publication, released each year ...

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BED NETS AND VACCINES TOGETHER MAY WORSEN MALARIA - The Indian Panorama

Malaria News Feeds - December 13, 2016 - 05:13

BED NETS AND VACCINES TOGETHER MAY WORSEN MALARIA
The Indian Panorama
Combining insecticide-treated bed nets with vaccines may not provide the best chance at eliminating malaria, finds a study. Currently, over 20 malaria vaccine candidates are in different stages of development but none are licensed for use. No one knows ...

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