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DOH conducts Malaria Awareness Day - Manila Bulletin

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2016 - 07:31

DOH conducts Malaria Awareness Day
Manila Bulletin
Alarmed of these findings, the Department of Health DOH-MIMAROPA conducted a Malaria Awareness Day with various activities including blood smear test, Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) and Immunochromatographic Test for Filariasis (ICT) and deworming ...

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Malaria breath test goes for field trials - GMA News

Malaria News Feeds - May 29, 2016 - 01:52

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Malaria breath test goes for field trials
GMA News
“The detection of biomarkers in breath would certainly be an easier method for malaria diagnosis,” says Iveth González, who leads the Malaria & Acute Febrile Syndrome Programme at Swiss not-for-profit the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics.

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Malaria breathalyser tests in Bangladesh - Kaumudi Online

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2016 - 13:06

Malaria breathalyser tests in Bangladesh
Kaumudi Online
They have identified distinctive chemicals known as markers that can be detected in the breath of people with malaria. The researchers from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), an Australian federal government ...

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7 days, 6 minors die in Tripura of suspected Malaria - thenortheasttoday.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2016 - 08:41

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7 days, 6 minors die in Tripura of suspected Malaria
thenortheasttoday.com
AGARTALA: Over the past 7 days at least six children, aged between 30 months and eight years, have died of suspected malaria in Tripura. The deaths occurred in the tribal hamlets of Gandacherra and Amarpur subdivisions of Dhalai district. Five deaths ...

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Tripura dist reports 6 malaria deaths - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - May 28, 2016 - 04:13

Tripura dist reports 6 malaria deaths
Times of India
Agartala: At least six children, aged between 30 months and eight years, have died of suspected malaria in Tripura over the past seven days. The deaths occurred in the tribal hamlets of Gandacherra and Amarpur subdivisions of Dhalai district. Five ...

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Health, fisheries departments join hands to use Gambusia fishes to combat malaria, dengue larvae - The Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - May 27, 2016 - 23:41

The Indian Express

Health, fisheries departments join hands to use Gambusia fishes to combat malaria, dengue larvae
The Indian Express
The Chandigarh health and fisheries departments will use gambusia fishes in large numbers to eliminate the malaria and dengue larvae present in stagnant water points at several places in the city. Officials said a communication was recently sent to the ...

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Heartache of Hull City's Moses Odubajo who lost mum to malaria - Hull Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - May 27, 2016 - 18:36

Hull Daily Mail

Heartache of Hull City's Moses Odubajo who lost mum to malaria
Hull Daily Mail
Odubajo told the story of his mother's passing on Twitter two weeks ago as part of his work with Malaria No More UK and has since helped City to reach Wembley with a starring role in the semi-final win over Derby County. "I think about my mum all the ...

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New malaria drugs kill Plasmodium parasites by promoting premature parasite division - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - May 27, 2016 - 17:50

Science Daily

New malaria drugs kill Plasmodium parasites by promoting premature parasite division
Science Daily
Several new malaria drugs under development share a common feature: they promote an influx of sodium ions into Plasmodium parasites that have invaded red blood cells and multiply there. A study published on May 26th in PLOS Pathogens suggests that ...
The death-knell of malaria parasites: too much cholesterolPhillyVoice.com
New discovery could help create a more effective malaria vaccineDaily News & Analysis
Malaria parasites use complement system to evade human immune response, study findsNews-Medical.net
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Concert aims to beat malaria - Simi Valley Acorn

Malaria News Feeds - May 27, 2016 - 11:00

Concert aims to beat malaria
Simi Valley Acorn
The second annual Imagine No Malaria Concert and barbecue will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sat., June 4 on the courtyard of Malibu United Methodist Church, 30128 Morning View Drive. United Methodists from Simi Valley, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks ...
Men's chorus set for June 4 'No Malaria' concertCamarillo Acorn

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Dogs may be able to smell malaria in humans and help with quicker detection, scientists claim - The Independent

Malaria News Feeds - May 27, 2016 - 10:39

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Dogs may be able to smell malaria in humans and help with quicker detection, scientists claim
The Independent
Dogs may be able to sniff out malaria through their acute sense of smell, thereby saving thousands of lives through quick and non-invasive detection, scientists have claimed. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a grant to commission ...

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Guilin supports MOH on malaria awareness campaign - Myjoyonline.com

Malaria News Feeds - May 27, 2016 - 07:37

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Guilin supports MOH on malaria awareness campaign
Myjoyonline.com
Guilin Pharmaceutical Ghana Ltd a global drugs manufacturers with special focus on malaria awareness and prevention has joined Ministry of Health and it agencies to launch malaria prevention and awareness. The program which was under the theme, ...

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Barbecue, concert support malaria fight - Moorpark Acorn

Malaria News Feeds - May 27, 2016 - 04:05

Barbecue, concert support malaria fight
Moorpark Acorn
The second annual Imagine No Malaria Concert and barbecue will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Sat., June 4 on the courtyard of Malibu United Methodist Church, 30128 Morning View Drive. United Methodists from Simi Valley, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Thousand ...
Men's chorus set for June 4 'No Malaria' concertCamarillo Acorn

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Grand Challenges grant to make malaria vaccines better - Australian Life Scientist

Malaria News Feeds - May 27, 2016 - 03:39

Grand Challenges grant to make malaria vaccines better
Australian Life Scientist
Nearly half the world's population is at risk of malaria, with roughly 214 million malaria cases and 438,000 malaria deaths occurring in 2015. Yet Associate Professor Cockburn said the current vaccine for malaria produces antibodies that are short ...

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Stop giving soldiers anti-malaria drug mefloquine: Editorial - Toronto Star

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2016 - 20:52

Toronto Star

Stop giving soldiers anti-malaria drug mefloquine: Editorial
Toronto Star
But during the inquiry and in its aftermath, veterans of the mission maintained that the killing might have been caused by psychiatric reactions to the anti-malaria drug mefloquine, which had been administered to the soldiers involved. Despite that ...

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How do you kill a malaria parasite? Clog it with cholesterol - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2016 - 20:09

How do you kill a malaria parasite? Clog it with cholesterol
Science Daily
Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by Plasmodium parasites. After a person is bitten, the parasite invades the victim's red blood cells. There, it eventually divides into daughter parasites, which continue to destroy each red blood cell they ...

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Gates Foundation Grant Jump-Starts Innovative Malaria Research at UT Austin - UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2016 - 19:59

UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

Gates Foundation Grant Jump-Starts Innovative Malaria Research at UT Austin
UT News | The University of Texas at Austin
About 3.2 billion people, or almost half of the world's population, are at risk of malaria, a treatable infection transmitted by animals and insects. In 2015, 95 countries and territories had ongoing malaria transmission, according to the World Health ...

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Gates Foundation Grant Jump-Starts Innovative Malaria Research at UT Austin - UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2016 - 19:59

UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

Gates Foundation Grant Jump-Starts Innovative Malaria Research at UT Austin
UT News | The University of Texas at Austin
About 3.2 billion people, or almost half of the world's population, are at risk of malaria, a treatable infection transmitted by animals and insects. In 2015, 95 countries and territories had ongoing malaria transmission, according to the World Health ...

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How do you kill a malaria parasite? Clog it with cholesterol

Science Daily - Malaria - May 26, 2016 - 19:22
Drexel scientists have discovered an unusual mechanism for how two antimalarial drugs kill Plasmodium parasites. Amidst growing concerns about drug resistance, these findings could help to develop more effective drugs against the disease.
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New malaria drugs kill Plasmodium parasites by promoting premature parasite division

Science Daily - Malaria - May 26, 2016 - 19:17
Several new malaria drugs under development share a common feature: they promote an influx of sodium ions into Plasmodium parasites that have invaded red blood cells and multiply there. A study published on May 26 in PLOS Pathogens suggests that this increase in sodium concentration kills the parasite by changing the composition of its outer membrane (the skin equivalent) and promoting division of the parasite before its genome has been replicated.
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DARPA $6.4M contract supports malaria research aimed at enhancing resilience - Emory News Center

Malaria News Feeds - May 26, 2016 - 19:03

Emory News Center

DARPA $6.4M contract supports malaria research aimed at enhancing resilience
Emory News Center
The investigators believe learning why malaria causes acute, potentially lethal disease in some humans and animals, while others are much more resilient or tolerant, could lead them to better intervention strategies for malaria and other diseases ...

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