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Bone loss is another hidden pathology caused by malaria infection ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2017 - 18:15

EurekAlert (press release)

Bone loss is another hidden pathology caused by malaria infection ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Osaka University Researchers at the Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC) have discovered that malaria infection causes bone loss as a result of ...

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Malaria may weaken the skeleton - Science Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2017 - 18:08

Science Magazine

Malaria may weaken the skeleton
Science Magazine
Malaria parasites leave a trail of destruction in an infected person's body. The microscopic invaders massacre red blood cells, produce harmful chemicals, and sometimes damage the brain. A new mouse study suggests that the parasites can also weaken ...
Bone loss is another hidden pathology caused by malaria infectionMedical Xpress

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Health squads detect malaria vector in Koz - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2017 - 16:22

Health squads detect malaria vector in Koz
Times of India
According to district health department, 42 malaria cases have been reported from various parts of the district from January 1, 2017, to June 2. One imported case of malaria was reported in the limits of Vellayil ward in the city corporation limit on ...

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Serra Leone News: 4.3million bed-nets target to fight malaria in SL - Awoko

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2017 - 14:59

Awoko

Serra Leone News: 4.3million bed-nets target to fight malaria in SL
Awoko
According to the 2016 World Health Organization (WHO), World Malaria Report, Sierra Leone is one of the 7th countries in the Sub Saharan Africa where more than a quarter of the population is infected with malaria. Nearly three in ten Sierra Leoneans ...
Huge bed net campaign kicks off in Sierra LeoneWorld Health Organization

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MSU Distinguished Professor looks to make a difference against Malaria - The State News

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2017 - 13:41

The State News

MSU Distinguished Professor looks to make a difference against Malaria
The State News
Malaria is a deadly disease that affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide each year. The majority of cases resulting in deaths are reported in Africa and a particularly hard hit area is the southeastern country of Malawi. Efforts to eradicate ...

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MSU Distinguished Professor looks to make a difference against Malaria - The State News

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2017 - 13:41

The State News

MSU Distinguished Professor looks to make a difference against Malaria
The State News
Malaria is a deadly disease that affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide each year. The majority of cases resulting in deaths are reported in Africa and a particularly hard hit area is the southeastern country of Malawi. Efforts to eradicate ...

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Millions of bed nets to fight malaria delivered in west Africa - defenceWeb

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2017 - 11:27

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Millions of bed nets to fight malaria delivered in west Africa
defenceWeb
Mosquito nets delivered in west Africa Millions of insecticide-treated bed nets are being delivered to protect people from malaria in Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone, where the mosquito-borne disease is one of the biggest killers, aid agencies said.
Serra Leone News: 4.3million bed-nets target to fight malaria in SLAwoko
Huge bed net campaign kicks off in Sierra LeoneWorld Health Organization

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'Don't use ITNs for fishing' - ZNBC

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2017 - 10:49

ZNBC

'Don't use ITNs for fishing'
ZNBC
Namwala District Commissioner Mary Sakala has cautioned communities against using insecticide treated mosquito nets in their fishing expeditions. Ms Sakala says the treated nets should be strictly used for Malaria prevention. She was speaking at a ...

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Around 773 contractual malaria workers jobless - The Hitavada

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2017 - 08:50

The Hitavada

Around 773 contractual malaria workers jobless
The Hitavada
Of these contractual malaria workers, most have crossed the age limit for the Government job and now, they cannot do anything. These malaria workers' families will have to lead a hand to mouth existence from this month. The Health Department has ...

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Mefloquine will no longer be Canadian Forces' first malaria prevention option - The Globe and Mail

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2017 - 00:25

Mefloquine will no longer be Canadian Forces' first malaria prevention option
The Globe and Mail
Canadian soldiers who are deployed to regions where malaria is prevalent will no longer be offered mefloquine as a first option for preventing the disease, the military has decided after a completing a study prompted by veterans who say the drug caused ...

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Anti Malaria month begins - E-Pao.net

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2017 - 23:47

Anti Malaria month begins
E-Pao.net
Imphal, June 01 2017: State Health Society, National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, Manipur organised the launching ceremony of the Manipur Malaria Elimination Campaign in connection with the beginning of the Anti Malaria Month 2017, ...

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New malaria jab by Portuguese researchers to start being trialled on humans - The Portugal News

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2017 - 20:15

The Portugal News

New malaria jab by Portuguese researchers to start being trialled on humans
The Portugal News
“Bringing together the concept underlying the first vaccine ever developed, when Edward Jenner used the cowpox virus to immunize people against smallpox, with modern genetic manipulation tools, has resulted in a truly innovative approach to malaria ...

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National malaria eradication programme launched - The Hans India

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2017 - 19:45

The Hans India

National malaria eradication programme launched
The Hans India
Visakhapatnam: An awareness rally was taken out jointly by the Malaria wing of GVMC and the District Malaria department here at Gnanapuram area on Thursday to mark the launch of month-long national malaria eradication programme. Before flagging off ...

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Malaria-fighting drug may also fight crime - New Atlas

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2017 - 19:01

New Atlas

Malaria-fighting drug may also fight crime
New Atlas
Frequently seen on TV shows like CSI, luminol is a chemical used by forensic investigators, which glows blue when exposed to trace amounts of blood at crime scenes. It's typically combined with hydrogen peroxide as a coreactant, although this can ...

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Millions of bed nets delivered to fight malaria in West Africa - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2017 - 18:18

Millions of bed nets delivered to fight malaria in West Africa
ReliefWeb
DAKAR, June 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of insecticide-treated bed nets are being delivered to protect people from malaria in the West African nations of Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone, where the mosquito-borne disease is one of the ...

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Canadian Forces abandons mefloquine as main drug to combat malaria - Ottawa Citizen

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2017 - 17:45

Ottawa Citizen

Canadian Forces abandons mefloquine as main drug to combat malaria
Ottawa Citizen
The Canadian military will no longer use mefloquine as its main drug to combat malaria. The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces announced Thursday the release of the findings from the Surgeon General's Review on the Operational ...
Heath Canada has not found conclusive evidence that mefloquine can cause long-lasting and permanent neurological ...Canada NewsWire (press release)

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Millions of bed nets delivered to fight malaria in West Africa - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2017 - 14:44

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Millions of bed nets delivered to fight malaria in West Africa
Thomson Reuters Foundation
DAKAR, June 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of insecticide-treated bed nets are being delivered to protect people from malaria in the West African nations of Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone, where the mosquito-borne disease is one of the ...

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Millions of bed nets delivered to fight malaria in West Africa - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2017 - 14:02

Millions of bed nets delivered to fight malaria in West Africa
Reuters
DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of insecticide-treated bed nets are being delivered to protect people from malaria in the West African nations of Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone, where the mosquito-borne disease is one of the biggest ...

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Millions of bed nets delivered to fight malaria in West Africa - Reuters

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2017 - 14:02

Millions of bed nets delivered to fight malaria in West Africa
Reuters
DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of insecticide-treated bed nets are being delivered to protect people from malaria in the West African nations of Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone, where the mosquito-borne disease is one of the biggest ...

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Millions of bed nets delivered to fight malaria in West Africa - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2017 - 13:52

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Millions of bed nets delivered to fight malaria in West Africa
Thomson Reuters Foundation
DAKAR, June 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of insecticide-treated bed nets are being delivered to protect people from malaria in the West African nations of Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone, where the mosquito-borne disease is one of the ...

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