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Dye could offer treatment for malaria patients - Business Standard

Malaria News Feeds - February 6, 2018 - 16:17

Dye could offer treatment for malaria patients
Business Standard
However, adding the dye to the anti-malaria medicine ensured that patients no longer infected other mosquitoes, within as little as 48 hours. Patients who were not given methylene blue were able to infect other mosquitoes for at least a week. "We noted ...

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AI 'scientist' finds that toothpaste ingredient may help fight drug-resistant malaria - Ghana News Agency

Malaria News Feeds - February 6, 2018 - 16:10

AI 'scientist' finds that toothpaste ingredient may help fight drug-resistant malaria
Ghana News Agency
Hohoe (V/R), Feb. 6, GNA - An ingredient commonly found in toothpaste could be employed as an anti-malarial drug against strains of the malaria parasite that have grown resistant to one of the currently-used drugs. This discovery, led by researchers at ...

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New evidence shows potential of two drugs to block malaria transmission - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - February 6, 2018 - 15:43

Medical Xpress

New evidence shows potential of two drugs to block malaria transmission
Medical Xpress
"Although these two drugs have been around for more than half a century, this is the first time that the exciting and impressive effects of each of these drugs on malaria transmission have been so clearly demonstrated in a comparative study," said Roly ...

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New evidence shows potential of two drugs to block malaria transmission

Science Daily - Malaria - February 6, 2018 - 15:03
An international team of researchers has shown that two different compounds -- one, an older malaria drug, the other a common laboratory dye with known antimalarial properties -- can safely and effectively be added to treatment regimens to block transmission of the most common form of malaria in Africa.
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Dye kills malaria parasites at speed not seen before - Science Codex

Malaria News Feeds - February 6, 2018 - 12:24

Medical Xpress

Dye kills malaria parasites at speed not seen before
Science Codex
Research shows that the dye methylene blue is a safe antimalarial that kills malaria parasites at an unprecedented rate. Within two days, patients are cured of the disease and no longer transmit the parasite if they are bitten again by a mosquito. This ...
Dye could offer treatment for malaria patientsBusiness Standard

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Methylene blue die kills in vivo malaria parasites at speed not seen before - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - February 6, 2018 - 12:19

Medical Xpress

Methylene blue die kills in vivo malaria parasites at speed not seen before
Medical Xpress
The pressure is on when it comes to antimalarial medicines, as malaria parasites are increasingly resistant to the artemisinin-based combination therapies that are currently used. In addition, these medicines do very little to stop the spread of ...
Dye could offer treatment for malaria patientsBusiness Standard
Dye could offer treatment for malaria patients, reveals a clinical trialNewsX

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Scientists probe new ways to control malaria - Science News for Students

Malaria News Feeds - February 6, 2018 - 12:12

Scientists probe new ways to control malaria
Science News for Students
CHICAGO, Ill. — Science detectives are following new clues in their quest to stop a killer — malaria. The disease claimed the lives of roughly 429,000 people in 2015 alone, according to the World Health Organization. And kids face the biggest risk ...

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Mutare to resuscitate malaria control unit - NewsDay

Malaria News Feeds - February 6, 2018 - 04:27

NewsDay

Mutare to resuscitate malaria control unit
NewsDay
“As council, we have agreed to employ 25 workers in the section to do the spraying and clearing of grass in Nyamauru River among others, but you can't employ workers for a period of six months without notifying the Local Government ministry. So, we ...

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Dye kills malaria parasites at speed not seen before - Science Daily

Malaria News Feeds - February 6, 2018 - 01:21

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Dye kills malaria parasites at speed not seen before
Science Daily
The pressure is on when it comes to antimalarial medicines, as malaria parasites are increasingly resistant to the artemisinin-based combination therapies that are currently used. In addition, these medicines do very little to stop the spread of ...
Researchers Discover Dye That's Safe and Effective for Treating MalariaFuturism
New Evidence Shows Potential of Two Drugs to Block Malaria TransmissionUCSF News Services

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Dye kills malaria parasites at speed not seen before

Science Daily - Malaria - February 6, 2018 - 00:56
Research shows that the dye methylene blue is a safe antimalarial that kills malaria parasites at an unprecedented rate. Within two days, patients are cured of the disease and no longer transmit the parasite if they are bitten again by a mosquito.
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Researchers Discover Dye That's Safe and Effective for Treating Malaria - Futurism

Malaria News Feeds - February 5, 2018 - 23:43

Futurism

Researchers Discover Dye That's Safe and Effective for Treating Malaria
Futurism
New research has shown the dye methylene blue kills malaria parasites at an unparalleled rate and is safe for human use. In the recent study, which was conducted in Mali by scientists at Radboud University Medical Center, the University of California ...
Dye kills malaria parasites at speed not seen beforeEurekAlert (press release)

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Dye kills malaria parasites at speed not seen before - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 5, 2018 - 23:33

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Dye kills malaria parasites at speed not seen before
EurekAlert (press release)
The pressure is on when it comes to antimalarial medicines, as malaria parasites are increasingly resistant to the artemisinin-based combination therapies that are currently used. In addition, these medicines do very little to stop the spread of ...
New Evidence Shows Potential of Two Drugs to Block Malaria TransmissionUCSF News Services
Researchers Discover Dye That's Safe and Effective for Treating MalariaFuturism

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Progress Made Against Malaria at Risk - VOA Learning English

Malaria News Feeds - February 5, 2018 - 22:05

VOA Learning English

Progress Made Against Malaria at Risk
VOA Learning English
From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. In recent decades, countries around the world have made great progress against malaria. However, a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) says that progress is at risk. This ...

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PAHO: Malaria Cases Increase in the Americas - Radio Cadena Agramonte

Malaria News Feeds - February 5, 2018 - 20:43

Radio Cadena Agramonte

PAHO: Malaria Cases Increase in the Americas
Radio Cadena Agramonte
Washington, Feb 5.- The number of malaria cases increased in several countries of the Americas in 2016 and 2017, after almost a decade of sustained decline, highlights an epidemiological update of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). According ...

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PAHO: Malaria Cases Increase in the Americas - Prensa Latina

Malaria News Feeds - February 5, 2018 - 18:31

Prensa Latina

PAHO: Malaria Cases Increase in the Americas
Prensa Latina
Washington, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina)The number of malaria cases increased in several countries of the Americas in 2016 and 2017, after almost a decade of sustained decline, highlights an epidemiological update of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO ...

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Mini-Primaquine Does Help Stop People Infecting Mosquitos with Malaria - Drug Discovery & Development

Malaria News Feeds - February 5, 2018 - 17:38

Drug Discovery & Development

Mini-Primaquine Does Help Stop People Infecting Mosquitos with Malaria
Drug Discovery & Development
A single dose of primaquine is thought to stop people with P. falciparum malaria infecting mosquitoes, which could help bring down malaria transmission. In this Cochrane Review update, prepared by an international team of researchers and co-ordinated ...

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African star apple prevents malaria in pregnant women - FreshPlaza

Malaria News Feeds - February 5, 2018 - 13:19

African star apple prevents malaria in pregnant women
FreshPlaza
African star apple prevents malaria in pregnant women. In a new study, researchers found that the pulp juice and seed of the African star apple contain chemical substances that possess both suppressive and curative properties for malaria. This could ...

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Multidrug Resistant Malaria Spread Under the Radar for Years in Cambodia - Technology Networks

Malaria News Feeds - February 5, 2018 - 11:18

Technology Networks

Multidrug Resistant Malaria Spread Under the Radar for Years in Cambodia
Technology Networks
The most comprehensive genetic study of malaria parasites in Southeast Asia has shown that resistance to antimalarial drugs was under-reported for years in Cambodia. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and their collaborators have shown that ...

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Gains in malaria fight since 1986 - New Vision

Malaria News Feeds - February 5, 2018 - 11:15

New Vision

Gains in malaria fight since 1986
New Vision
PIC: There was a mass distribution of treated mosquito nets in Wakiso district recently. (Credit: Agnes Kyotalengerire). HEALTH | MALARIA. Uganda has made tremendous progress in the reduction of malaria prevalence from 63% (Uganda Demographic and ...

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Sierra Leone News: 2017 records 22399 malaria cases and 75 deaths - Awoko

Malaria News Feeds - February 5, 2018 - 11:15

Sierra Leone News: 2017 records 22399 malaria cases and 75 deaths
Awoko
The World Health Organization, Sierra Leone, has released 2017 health data. The data, which covers all 14 districts disclosed that there were 22,399 confirmed positive malaria cases with 75 related deaths. “The country reported a cumulative incidence ...

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