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18 wards of Mangaluru declared malaria high risk areas - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2018 - 15:55

Times of India

18 wards of Mangaluru declared malaria high risk areas
Times of India
While about 1,000 malaria cases have been reported in Dakshina Kannada district between January and May this year, more than 800 are in Mangaluru city. The department of health and family welfare has identified Derebail North, Derebail East, Derebail ...

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Watford Nando's team to ride 5300 miles for malaria charity - Watford Observer

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2018 - 14:04

Watford Observer

Watford Nando's team to ride 5300 miles for malaria charity
Watford Observer
Staff from a popular restaurant chain will cycle the equivalent distance of Watford to Mozambique for a major malaria charity. Starting on May 21, the general manager at Nando's Watford Met Quarter, Onder Yilmaz, and his team will begin the 5,300-mile ...

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Veterans say anti-malaria drugs they were ordered to take caused life-shattering side effects - WUSA9.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 2, 2018 - 02:49

WUSA9.com

Veterans say anti-malaria drugs they were ordered to take caused life-shattering side effects
WUSA9.com
For decades, the Department of Defense ordered tens of thousands of American service members to take a drug intended to prevent malaria, a mosquito-borne disease that can kill. And now, veterans, former Peace Corps volunteers, federal employees and ...

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Anti-Malarial Treatments - Sarcoidosis News

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2018 - 17:47

Anti-Malarial Treatments
Sarcoidosis News
Hydroxychloroquine (brand name, Plaquenil) and chloroquine (brand name, Aralen) are medications that are typically used to treat malaria, a mosquito-borne infectious disease. They can also be used to manage certain symptoms of sarcoidosis.

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Transaid beats Malaria in Zambia - SHD Logistics

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2018 - 14:54

SHD Logistics

Transaid beats Malaria in Zambia
SHD Logistics
Guests attending The Logistics Awards last September, may recall the money raised on the night for Transaid's access to healthcare project in Zambia. That cash has bought bicycle ambulances that are already saving lives. See how the money has helped in ...

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Ugandan Makes Finals for Top Engineering Prize With Malaria Detection Device - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2018 - 08:26

AllAfrica.com

Ugandan Makes Finals for Top Engineering Prize With Malaria Detection Device
AllAfrica.com
A Ugandan man has been named a finalist for the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. Brian Gitta, a computer scientist, has invented 'Matibabu' a device that tests for malaria quickly, accurately and without drawing blood. It is a low ...
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Winner gets N.3m for anti-malaria theme song - Daily Sun

Malaria News Feeds - June 1, 2018 - 04:19

Daily Sun

Winner gets N.3m for anti-malaria theme song
Daily Sun
To boost creativity and encourage the youths to develop their talents, Superior Pharmaceuticals Limited, makers of Sumether-plus malaria drug, has rewarded three young Nigerians with cash prizes as finalists in an anti-malaria theme song contest for ...

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Firm partners Lagos govt to end malaria - The Punch

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2018 - 23:24

The Punch

Firm partners Lagos govt to end malaria
The Punch
A non-profit organisation, Orbus Global Solutions, says it has partnered the Lagos State Ministry of Health and its Primary Health Care Board in a bid to support efforts to eradicate malaria. The move was in commemoration of the World Malaria Day ...

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Firm partners Lagos govt to end malaria - The Punch

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2018 - 23:24

The Punch

Firm partners Lagos govt to end malaria
The Punch
A non-profit organisation, Orbus Global Solutions, says it has partnered the Lagos State Ministry of Health and its Primary Health Care Board in a bid to support efforts to eradicate malaria. The move was in commemoration of the World Malaria Day ...

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Fidson holds community outreach against malaria - The Nation Newspaper

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2018 - 23:02

Fidson holds community outreach against malaria
The Nation Newspaper
TO commemorate the World Malaria Day and as part of the effort to join the global community to 'Beat Malaria', Fidson Healthcare Plc has called on Nigerians to embark on nationwide preventive actions against malaria threat. This call was made by Fidson ...

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Concern over dengue, malaria: BMC reserves 3500 hospital beds ahead of monsoon - The Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2018 - 20:54

The Indian Express

Concern over dengue, malaria: BMC reserves 3500 hospital beds ahead of monsoon
The Indian Express
Even as malaria cases are steadily declining, with over 6,000 recorded last year, BMC health department is gearing to intensify its dengue-control mechanism by tracing each patient to his house and initiate screening of other family members. Civic ...

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Anti-Malaria Month from today - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2018 - 20:30

Anti-Malaria Month from today
Times of India
Talking to this newspaper on Thursday, district malaria officer (Patna) Shambhu Sharan Singh said, “During monsoon and post-monsoon phases, the risk of malaria is high. We will carry out several activities during the month to create public awareness ...

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5 home remedies to get rid of malaria parasite - Pulse Nigeria

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2018 - 16:32

Pulse Nigeria

5 home remedies to get rid of malaria parasite
Pulse Nigeria
However, powerful mosquito spray and mosquito netting is essential in preventing malaria parasite. In addition, you should also ensure that there are no large pools of standing water near your home, as they are the perfect places for mosquitoes to lay ...

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USC engineers develop portable malaria screening instrument - USC News

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2018 - 15:09

USC News

USC engineers develop portable malaria screening instrument
USC News
Over 216 million people were infected with malaria in 2016 and 445,000 individuals died from the disease, according to the World Health Organization. The key to solving this health crisis is early-stage diagnosis when malaria therapeutics are most ...

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USC engineers develop portable malaria screening instrument - USC News

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2018 - 15:09

USC News

USC engineers develop portable malaria screening instrument
USC News
Over 216 million people were infected with malaria in 2016 and 445,000 individuals died from the disease, according to the World Health Organization. The key to solving this health crisis is early-stage diagnosis when malaria therapeutics are most ...

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A genetically modified organism could end malaria and save millions of lives — if we decide to use it - Vox

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2018 - 12:00

Vox

A genetically modified organism could end malaria and save millions of lives — if we decide to use it
Vox
In the case of malaria, the idea is to change the three species of mosquito most responsible for its transmission — Anopheles gambiae, Anopheles coluzzii, and Anopheles arabiensis — so that all their offspring would be male, effectively leading to ...

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Anti-malaria drive in Odisha's Ganjam district - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2018 - 08:31

The New Indian Express

Anti-malaria drive in Odisha's Ganjam district
The New Indian Express
BERHAMPUR: Worried over the rising number of malaria cases, the administration in Odisha's Ganjam district has decided to launch a month-long surveillance drive from tomorrow in the remote areas. The mass-screening drive will be undertaken in 273 ...

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Deforestation Found to Cause Malaria to Spread, in the Face of Harmful and Ineffective Mosquito Insecticide Use - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - May 31, 2018 - 03:56

Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)

Deforestation Found to Cause Malaria to Spread, in the Face of Harmful and Ineffective Mosquito Insecticide Use
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)
(Beyond Pesticides, May 31, 2018) Deforestation in tropical regions helps spread malaria, concludes a recent research study of the Amazon Rainforest. Published in Nature's open-access journal, Scientific Reports, the study details researchers' work ...

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Anti-Malarial Medications - Scleroderma News

Malaria News Feeds - May 30, 2018 - 19:59

Anti-Malarial Medications
Scleroderma News
There is no cure for scleroderma, but available treatments can help to manage its symptoms and reduce its severity. For some scleroderma patients, medications used to treat malaria may be prescribed. These have been helpful in managing the symptoms of ...

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Researchers build most comprehensive tree of life for malaria parasites - National Science Foundation (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - May 30, 2018 - 17:40

Researchers build most comprehensive tree of life for malaria parasites
National Science Foundation (press release)
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2018, its budget is $7.8 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states ...

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