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Fosun Reports Strong Sales of Malaria Drug - Caixin Global

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 10:24

Caixin Global

Fosun Reports Strong Sales of Malaria Drug
Caixin Global
Malaria, a life-threatening disease transmitted to human beings through mosquitoes, is one of the world's most serious public health issues. In 2015, nearly half of the world's population was at risk, and 429,000 died from the disease, according to WHO ...

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Bed net's role in East Africa's anti-malaria war - Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 08:59

Bed net's role in East Africa's anti-malaria war
Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)
These are the contrasting experiences of East Africa's war on malaria, a disease long regarded as one of the region's most dangerous. While recent studies indicate prevalence is on the decline, the deaths associated with it are not abating. Globally ...

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Malaria breath test shows promise - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 03:22

BBC News

Malaria breath test shows promise
BBC News
People with malaria give off a distinctive "breath-print" that could be used as a test for the disease, according to American scientists. They had already tried out a crude prototype breathalyser in Africa, a tropical medicine conference heard. The ...
Malaria detection using breath analyzersNews-Medical.net

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Malaria breath test shows promise - BBC News

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 03:22

BBC News

Malaria breath test shows promise
BBC News
People with malaria give off a distinctive "breath-print" that could be used as a test for the disease, according to American scientists. They had already tried out a crude prototype breathalyser in Africa, a tropical medicine conference heard. The ...
Malaria detection using breath analyzersNews-Medical.net

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Breakthrough in Malaria Breathprinting Could Develop 'Electronic Nose' to 'Smell' Disease - Infection Control Today

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 20:36

Breakthrough in Malaria Breathprinting Could Develop 'Electronic Nose' to 'Smell' Disease
Infection Control Today
Scientists have discovered that people with malaria exhale a distinctive "breathprint," insights they have used to develop a new breath test which was highly successful in diagnosing malaria in a group of African children, according to a new study ...

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Scientists Are Developing a Breath-Based Test for Malaria | WIRED - WIRED

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 20:02

Scientists Are Developing a Breath-Based Test for Malaria | WIRED
WIRED
Analytical chemists are dissecting the breath of patients infected with malaria in search of a new kind of diagnostic test.

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A Malaria Breathalyzer? It's Closer Than You Think - WIRED

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 20:02

WIRED

A Malaria Breathalyzer? It's Closer Than You Think
WIRED
Today, every malaria diagnosis begins with blood. In the gold standard test, doctors spread a drop on a glass slide, stain the sample, and inspect it beneath a microscope. If the parasite is present, it'll show up purple against a pink backdrop of ...
Malaria breath test shows promise in clinical trialHealio
Australian research leads to malaria breath testThe Australian

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Australian research leads to malaria breath test - The Australian

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 20:00

The Australian

Australian research leads to malaria breath test
The Australian
“The malaria parasite has been outwitting human interventions for thousands of years,” said Patricia Walker, president of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, which is hosting the conference. “We need innovative collaborations between ...

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Age-old malaria treatment found to improve nanoparticle delivery to ... - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 19:46

Science Daily

Age-old malaria treatment found to improve nanoparticle delivery to ...
Science Daily
A new study shows that a 70-year-old malaria drug can block immune cells in the liver so nanoparticles can arrive at their intended tumor site, overcoming a ...

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Age-old malaria treatment found to improve nanoparticle delivery to tumors

Science Daily - Malaria - November 6, 2017 - 18:20
A new study shows that a 70-year-old malaria drug can block immune cells in the liver so nanoparticles can arrive at their intended tumor site, overcoming a significant hurdle of targeted drug delivery.
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Navy, International Entomologists Collaborate to Fight Malaria - Department of Defense

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 18:10

Navy, International Entomologists Collaborate to Fight Malaria
Department of Defense
6, 2017 — The principal tasks of the malaria reduction efforts directed by the President's Malaria Initiative include distributing insecticide-treated bed nets, indoor residual spraying and anti-malarial drugs. While the United States Agency for ...

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Can the Malaria Parasite be Stopped in the Mosquito Gut? - Medical News Bulletin

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 18:09

Can the Malaria Parasite be Stopped in the Mosquito Gut?
Medical News Bulletin
Malaria is a deadly disease that affects millions of people annually. The malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, is transmitted by the Anopheles mosquito, which carries the parasite in its gut. When mosquitoes that carry the malaria parasite bite ...

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Age-old malaria treatment found to improve nanoparticle delivery to tumors - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 17:41

Phys.Org

Age-old malaria treatment found to improve nanoparticle delivery to tumors
Phys.Org
A new study shows that a 70-year-old malaria drug can block immune cells in the liver so nanoparticles can arrive at their intended tumor site, overcoming a significant hurdle of targeted drug delivery, according to a team of researchers led by Houston ...

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Delhi reports highest number of malaria cases in last four years - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 16:52

Delhi reports highest number of malaria cases in last four years
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Once again malaria has broken the record of last four years. According to latest reports released by the anti-malaria headquarters of the South Delhi municipal corporation till November 4 altogether 552 cases of malaria have been reported ...

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South Sundan: Mobile clinics respond to Malaria peak - Reliefweb

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 16:34

South Sundan: Mobile clinics respond to Malaria peak
Reliefweb
Early each morning, medical teams from ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) load up a small truck with lifesaving medications and supplies, and drive as long as two hours into remote communities in South Sudan's Aweil State, to provide ...

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Could this be malaria's Achilles heel?

Science Daily - Malaria - November 6, 2017 - 16:22
Researchers have identified a defense mechanism by which the malaria parasite can survive inside its host's liver cells.
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Could this be malaria's Achilles heel? - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 16:02

EurekAlert (press release)

Could this be malaria's Achilles heel?
EurekAlert (press release)
Portuguese researchers at Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM) Lisboa have identified a defence mechanism by which the malaria parasite can survive inside its host's liver cells, a crucial stage where the parasite acquires the capacity to infect red ...

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Artemis Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation From US Food And Drug Administration For Artemisone For ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 13:09

Artemis Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation From US Food And Drug Administration For Artemisone For ...
PR Newswire (press release)
"We are delighted Artemisone has received orphan drug designation from the FDA for the treatment of malaria," stated Brian M. Culley, Chief Executive Officer of Artemis. "With approximately half of the world's population at risk, malaria presents an ...

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2 Malaysian scientists discovered a type of malaria NOT from mosquitoes?! How'd they do it? - CILISOS.MY

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 11:12

CILISOS.MY

2 Malaysian scientists discovered a type of malaria NOT from mosquitoes?! How'd they do it?
CILISOS.MY
Malaria is something most of us have heard about, and know to be a mosquito-borne illness that's a big issue in African countries probably. But in 1999, malaria hit a little closer to home- in Sarawak's Kapit region, to be exact. Many people were being ...

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Navy entomologists collaborate with international agencies to fight malaria - U.S. Africa Command (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - November 6, 2017 - 10:13

U.S. Africa Command (press release)

Navy entomologists collaborate with international agencies to fight malaria
U.S. Africa Command (press release)
The principle tasks of the President's Malaria Initiative's (PMI) malaria reduction efforts include distributing insecticide-treated bed nets, indoor residual spraying (IRS) and anti-malarial drugs. While the United States Agency for International ...

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