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Malawi Accelerating Progress against HIV, TB and Malaria - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - November 9, 2017 - 11:24

Malawi Accelerating Progress against HIV, TB and Malaria
ReliefWeb
LILONGWE, Malawi – Malawi and the Global Fund strengthened their partnership by signing four grants today worth a total of US$460 million. The funds seek to expand interventions for HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, including efforts to reach more than ...

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Tanzania: Malaria Deaths Drop From 560 to Record 59 People in Musoma - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 9, 2017 - 07:35

Tanzania: Malaria Deaths Drop From 560 to Record 59 People in Musoma
AllAfrica.com
Musoma — Deaths caused by malaria have dropped from 560 in 2014 to a record 59 people this year (by September) in Musoma Municipal Council, authorities say. The Musoma district commissioner, Dr Vicent Naano, said in an interview with The Citizen ...

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Belize is Close to Eliminating Malaria - LoveFM

Malaria News Feeds - November 9, 2017 - 02:06

Belize is Close to Eliminating Malaria
LoveFM
Malaria is a vector-borne disease that has been affecting mankind for thousands of years. For us here in Belize, we are close to eliminating the disease than any other Central American country. Trio Village and Silk Grass are the only two places in ...

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Land Rover Discovery launches in India - Automotive News (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - November 8, 2017 - 18:15

Automotive News (blog)

Land Rover Discovery launches in India
Automotive News (blog)
In the latest viral video to join our charts, Land Rover announces the launch date of the Discovery in India. Dubbed “World of Discovery,” the 15-second clip shows what the Discovery is known for: off-road capability. The video then cuts to the front ...

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DailyTech - Malaria breath test shows promise - DailyTech

Malaria News Feeds - November 8, 2017 - 11:30

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DailyTech - Malaria breath test shows promise
DailyTech
According to American scientists, People with malaria give off a distinctive “breath–print” that could be used as a test for the disease.
Scientists to diagnose malaria with breath test – Punch NewspapersThe Punch
US scientists work on breath analysers for malaria detectionBSI bureau (press release)

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South Sudan kick starts implementation of the 3rd Malaria Indicator Survey to assess progress in tackling the disease - Reliefweb

Malaria News Feeds - November 8, 2017 - 10:29

Reliefweb

South Sudan kick starts implementation of the 3rd Malaria Indicator Survey to assess progress in tackling the disease
Reliefweb
Juba, 04 November 2017: The Ministry of Health and the National Bureau of Statistics, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, Population Services International, UNICEF and partners will conduct the 3rd Malaria Indicator survey (MIS) from ...

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Polio infrastructure helping stop malaria in Nigeria - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - November 8, 2017 - 10:23

Polio infrastructure helping stop malaria in Nigeria
ReliefWeb
Community health workers responding to humanitarian crisis in Nigeria are helping to stop polio and malaria hand in hand. The people working to end polio are helping broader humanitarian response efforts in north-eastern Nigeria. With malaria currently ...

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Anti-Malaria campaign records significant decline in disease prevalence — Minister - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - November 8, 2017 - 10:02

Vanguard

Anti-Malaria campaign records significant decline in disease prevalence — Minister
Vanguard
The Minister of Health, Prof. Issac Adewole, says the anti-malaria campaign has achieved remarkable progress with the prevalence dropping from 42 per cent in 2012 to 27 per cent in 2015. Adewole said this at the launch of the 2017 Long Lasting ...

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US scientists work on breath analysers for malaria detection - BSI bureau (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - November 8, 2017 - 09:13

BSI bureau (press release)

US scientists work on breath analysers for malaria detection
BSI bureau (press release)
A group of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis are working on developing a new breath test that could detect malaria. The team found that malaria in blood leaves a typical breathprint that is unique and can be detected using a breath ...
A malaria breathalyser could make a huge difference in the war against malariaAmoré (press release) (blog)

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The killer responsible for more yearly deaths than AIDS, malaria and TB combined - Washington Post

Malaria News Feeds - November 8, 2017 - 00:32

Washington Post

The killer responsible for more yearly deaths than AIDS, malaria and TB combined
Washington Post
A MAJOR study published last month in the Lancet, a British medical journal, found that there is a global killer responsible for more yearly deaths than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined: pollution. The problem is pervasive, affecting every ...

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The Sweet Smell of Malaria: 'Breath Test' Promising for Dx - MedPage Today

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 21:11

MedPage Today

The Sweet Smell of Malaria: 'Breath Test' Promising for Dx
MedPage Today
Children who were infected with malaria displayed significantly higher levels of two known mosquito attractants compared to children who tested negative for the disease, reported Chad Schaber, MD, of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and ...

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Malaria breathalyzer test could help millions affected by disease - New York Daily News

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 19:45

New York Daily News

Malaria breathalyzer test could help millions affected by disease
New York Daily News
A breathalyzer test for malaria is in the works from scientists at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. According to the research, presented this week at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene reported Wired, people with malaria give ...
The surprising drawbacks of quick and easy malaria testsThe Week Magazine
Malaria-Detecting Breathalyzer Could Be An Early Diagnosis BreakthroughIFLScience
Identifying the Movement of Malaria Parasites one Region to Another to Mitigate Public Health and Force Health ...DVIDS (press release)

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70-Year-Old Malaria Drug Investigated as New Cancer Treatment - R & D Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 15:23

R & D Magazine

70-Year-Old Malaria Drug Investigated as New Cancer Treatment
R & D Magazine
Scientists are turning to a seven-decade malaria drug to create a better delivery system of nanoparticles to treat cancerous tumors in the liver. A new study, led by researchers from the Houston Methodist Research Institute, has found that chloroquine ...
70-year-old malaria drug may boost cancer treatmentKhaleej Times

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The surprising drawbacks of quick and easy malaria tests - The Week Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 15:09

The Week Magazine

The surprising drawbacks of quick and easy malaria tests
The Week Magazine
The test can diagnose malaria in 15 minutes with just the prick of a finger — making it easier to prescribe anti-malarial drugs only when they're needed, and slowing the rise of drug-resistant malaria strains. But according to a recent study published ...

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The Department for International Development launches new £45m malaria programme in Uganda - CNBCAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 14:20

The Department for International Development launches new £45m malaria programme in Uganda
CNBCAfrica.com
On 1 November 2017, the Department for International Development (DFID) marked the launch of a new £45 million programme to fight malaria in Uganda over the next 5 years. The programme will avert at least 11,056 deaths of children under 5 and prevent ...

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'Malaria breathalizer' provides new avenue to detect disease - Jakarta Post

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 13:09

Jakarta Post

'Malaria breathalizer' provides new avenue to detect disease
Jakarta Post
But with modern methods and medications, the mortality rate for malaria has been decreasing over the years. But this does not mean doctors and disease experts should relax. There have been reports that malaria has not been expressing its HRP2 gene.

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There's now a breathalyser test for malaria - Eyewitness News

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 10:58

Eyewitness News

There's now a breathalyser test for malaria
Eyewitness News
Missouri biologists have road-tested a technique that senses the malaria parasite in samples of infected people's breath. The results, outlined at a conference in Baltimore, are built on an Australian discovery that malaria sufferers exhale high levels ...

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Researchers identify defense mechanism of malaria parasite - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - November 7, 2017 - 10:35

Phys.Org

Researchers identify defense mechanism of malaria parasite
Phys.Org
Although autophagy is activated by host cells after infection, the malaria parasite is resistant to this cellular defense mechanism, unlike other more susceptible pathogenic agents. However, researchers led by Maria Mota have now found the Achilles ...
Researchers Discover How Malaria Parasites Avoid AutophagyTechnology Networks

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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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