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Australian teams unlock malaria's deadly secrets - The Sydney Morning Herald

Malaria News Feeds - January 5, 2018 - 02:40

The Sydney Morning Herald

Australian teams unlock malaria's deadly secrets
The Sydney Morning Herald
Liam Mannix · Contact via Email · Follow on Google Plus · Follow on Twitter · facebook SHARE · twitter TWEET · email · google-plus · linkedin · reddit; More. For more than 70 years, scientists have been puzzled by the strange behaviour of a lethal ...

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Hijacker parasite blocked from infiltrating blood

Science Daily - Malaria - January 4, 2018 - 20:35
A major international collaboration led by Melbourne researchers has discovered that the world's most widespread malaria parasite infects humans by hijacking a protein the body cannot live without. The researchers were then able to successfully develop antibodies that disabled the parasite from carrying out this activity.
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Scientists just blocked the world's most widespread malaria parasite from hijacking this vital protein - Alphr

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 19:19

Alphr

Scientists just blocked the world's most widespread malaria parasite from hijacking this vital protein
Alphr
But that was then, and this is now, with huge windows of opportunity having been opened thanks to the team's breakthrough; Associate Professor Tham asserted that the discovery had brought the world one step closer to a vaccine against P. vivax malaria ...
Malaria infection linked to iron in red blood cellsCosmos
Australian scientists solve malaria mysterySBS
Hijacker parasite blocked from infiltrating bloodPhys.Org

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Malaria infection linked to iron in red blood cells - Cosmos

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 19:03

Cosmos

Malaria infection linked to iron in red blood cells
Cosmos
Malaria kills about a million people each year; most are children and most live in Africa. But while Africa is afflicted with the deadly Plasmodium falciparum, the rest of the world is plagued by the less-lethal but still debilitating Plasmodium vivax ...
Scientists just blocked the world's most widespread malaria parasite from hijacking this vital proteinAlphr
Aussie scientists solve malaria mysterySBS
Hijacker parasite blocked from infiltrating bloodPhys.Org

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'Bloodlust hysteria': sorcery accusations a brutal death sentence in Papua New Guinea - The Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 18:00

The Guardian

'Bloodlust hysteria': sorcery accusations a brutal death sentence in Papua New Guinea
The Guardian
In 2008 a man died of malaria in Togoba, in Papua New Guinea's highlands region. Doctors had treated him for malaria and the report on his death specified malaria as the cause. Neighbours who went to the hospital were told it was malaria that killed ...

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60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals Fast Tracked For Malaria Drug - Markets Insider

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 14:53

60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals Fast Tracked For Malaria Drug
Markets Insider
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals (60P) has received Fast Track designation from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for the investigation of Tafenoquine for prevention of malaria in adults. A drug ...

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60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals Fast Tracked For Malaria Drug - PR Newswire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 14:48

60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals Fast Tracked For Malaria Drug
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals (60P) has received Fast Track designation from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for the investigation of Tafenoquine for prevention of malaria in adults. A drug ...

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Drugs for Malaria Market Report: Product Specifications, Cost, Market Growth, Analysis to 2022 - GEOPOLMonitor

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 13:06

GEOPOLMonitor

Drugs for Malaria Market Report: Product Specifications, Cost, Market Growth, Analysis to 2022
GEOPOLMonitor
Drugs for Malaria Market report communicates about the manufacturing process analyzed thoroughly with respect three points, viz. raw material and equipment suppliers, various manufacturing associated costs (material cost, labor cost, etc.) and the ...
Global Malaria rapid diagnostic tests Market 2017 – Access Bio, Adaltis, Alere, Alere and Premier Medical CorporationObserver of Press

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Ministry of Health conducts a study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of antimalarial Medicines used in Liberia - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 10:53

Ministry of Health conducts a study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of antimalarial Medicines used in Liberia
ReliefWeb
Monrovia, December 2017: In order to ensure the effectiveness of antimalarial drugs against the malaria parasite, the Ministry of Health, with support from the Global Fund and WHO, has commenced an efficacy and safety study of Artesunate+Amodiaquine ...

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Limpopo moves to curb malaria - Health-e News

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 06:51

Limpopo moves to curb malaria
Health-e News
Mabunda emphasised that there had been a number of campaigns in the province to inform residents about the dangers of malaria and how to overcome some challenges they encounter during spraying. “We have done door-to-door campaigns just to inform people ...

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Nigeria: African Cherry Provides Novel Cure for Drug-Resistant Infections, Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 06:09

Nigeria: African Cherry Provides Novel Cure for Drug-Resistant Infections, Malaria
AllAfrica.com
Extracts of African star apple or cherry have been validated in recent studies as 'cure' for drug-resistant infections and malaria. CHUKWUMA MUANYA, Assistant Editor writes. New studies have shown that extracts of the leaves and stem bark of African ...

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African cherry provides novel cure for drug-resistant infections, malaria - Guardian (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 04:32

Guardian (blog)

African cherry provides novel cure for drug-resistant infections, malaria
Guardian (blog)
Extracts of African star apple or cherry have been validated in recent studies as 'cure' for drug-resistant infections and malaria. CHUKWUMA MUANYA, Assistant Editor writes. New studies have shown that extracts of the leaves and stem bark of African ...

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Young malaria patient, diagnosed on New Year's Eve, now in Jo'burg General - Ridge Times

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 04:20

Ridge Times

Young malaria patient, diagnosed on New Year's Eve, now in Jo'burg General
Ridge Times
EVANDER – Ms Elmien Fourie, a your Musina woman who was diagnosed at the Evander Hospital with cerebral malaria on New Year's Eve, is now being kept in an induced coma in Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. This 20-year old beautician ...

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All mosquito-borne diseases on upswing in Tamil Nadu, malaria up 18% - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - January 4, 2018 - 00:46

Times of India

All mosquito-borne diseases on upswing in Tamil Nadu, malaria up 18%
Times of India
In the last five years, there were no reports of deaths due to malaria and no deaths due to JE or AES in 2017, due to "better surveillance and treatment." The state recorded 63 dengue deaths. But Indian Public Health Association state wing president ...

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Multidrug resistant genetic factors in malaria parasites - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - January 3, 2018 - 11:22

Phys.Org

Multidrug resistant genetic factors in malaria parasites
Phys.Org
An imidazolopiperazine (IPZ) class of drug compounds (saturated cyclic amines) with activity in both liver- and blood-stage parasites has been developed as a new type of antimalarial drug for use in prophylaxis, treatment and prevention of malaria ...

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Intensive Pesticide Use is Driving Mosquito Evolution at the Genetic Level - Technology Networks

Malaria News Feeds - January 3, 2018 - 10:23

Technology Networks

Intensive Pesticide Use is Driving Mosquito Evolution at the Genetic Level
Technology Networks
For decades, chemical pesticides have been the most important way of controlling insects like the Anopheles mosquito species that spreads malaria to humans. Unfortunately, the bugs have fought back, evolving genetic shields to protect themselves and ...

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Intensive Pesticide Use is Driving Mosquito Evolution at the Genetic Level - Technology Networks

Malaria News Feeds - January 3, 2018 - 10:23

Technology Networks

Intensive Pesticide Use is Driving Mosquito Evolution at the Genetic Level
Technology Networks
For decades, chemical pesticides have been the most important way of controlling insects like the Anopheles mosquito species that spreads malaria to humans. Unfortunately, the bugs have fought back, evolving genetic shields to protect themselves and ...

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Genetic changes help mosquitoes survive pesticide attacks - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - January 2, 2018 - 20:48

Science Daily

Genetic changes help mosquitoes survive pesticide attacks
Science Daily
In 2015, there were roughly 212 million malaria cases and an estimated 429,000 deaths due to malaria, according to the World Health Organization. While increased prevention and control measures have led to a 29 percent reduction in malaria mortality ...

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Genetic changes help mosquitoes survive pesticide attacks

Science Daily - Malaria - January 2, 2018 - 20:32
The fascinating array of genetic changes that confer pesticide resistance in Anopheles mosquitoes has been reviewed. Findings highlight the interplay between human interventions, mosquito evolution, and disease outcomes, and will help scientists develop new strategies to overcome pesticide resistance.
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Genetic Changes Help Mosquitoes Survive Pesticide Attacks - UCR Today (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - January 2, 2018 - 18:27

UCR Today (press release)

Genetic Changes Help Mosquitoes Survive Pesticide Attacks
UCR Today (press release)
(www.ucr.edu) — For decades, chemical pesticides have been the most important way of controlling insects like the Anopheles mosquito species that spreads malaria to humans. Unfortunately, the bugs have fought back, evolving genetic shields to protect ...

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