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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

New York second in nation for chikungunya

The Centers for Disease Control released the latest data on the number of chikungunya cases that have been diagnosed in the United States on July 29. New York State has reported 44 confirmed cases of chikungunya .

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Control Group, Medicine, Health

3 hrs ago | MacLife

Group Hopes to Use iPhones to Help Wipe Out Malaria on Indonesian Island

At this rate, owning an iDevice might be as essential to being a successful doctor as possessing a degree.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Breakthrough In Vaccine For Child Malaria

Malaria has always been a scourge for humans in tropical climates. It has never been possible to develop vaccines against it because it is caused by parasites rather than bacteria or a virus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

4 hrs ago | Park Record

Visual artist and Parkite Josee Nadeau participated in Mandela fundraiser

World-renowned painter and Parkite Josee Nadeau, who will present live art demonstrations at the Sky Lodge during the Park City Kimball Arts Festival, participated in a charity event for Footsteps of Mandela in New York on July 18. The event raised funds to help fight malaria in Africa.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, New York, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, Park City, UT

6 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

Respect insects during summer

Submitted photoBees are just one of the insects that individuals should keep from upsetting during the summer months.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, tick, Health, West Virginia, Lyme Disease, Medicine

7 hrs ago | Data Center Knowledge

IBM Donates Supercomputer Access for Obama's Climate Data Initiative

IBM has pledged a ton of compute in support of the White House's Climate Data Initiative, announced in March.

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Related Topix: IBM, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Weather, Intela, Medicine, Health, Virginia

8 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Malaria vaccine shows continued protection during 18 months of follow-up

A vaccine previously shown to reduce malaria in young infants and children reduces larger numbers of malaria cases in areas of higher malaria transmission, according to results from an ongoing clinical trial published in PLOS Medicine .

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

9 hrs ago | BBC News

'Child malaria vaccine milestone'

Reporting in PLOS Medicine, researchers found that for every 1,000 children who received the vaccine, an average of 800 cases of illness could be prevented.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

14 hrs ago | Digital Trends

This crowd finding campaign wants to use an iPhone to diagnose malaria

The latest Indiegogo crowd funding campaign to make use of the Apple iPhone isn't for a new Bluetooth speaker or fitness band, but something a little more serious, and even life-changing for some.

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Related Topix: Medicine, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Health, iPhone, Science / Technology, Bluetooth, World News, Indonesia,

14 hrs ago | DNA India

Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome toll in Assam rises to 295

Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed 295 lives and affected 1,727 persons so far this year in Assam, a senior Health department official said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, India,

17 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Technology

GSK Submits EU Regulatory Filing for Malaria Vaccine Candidate

GSK announced that it has submitted a regulatory filing to the European Medicines Agency for its malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

19 hrs ago | Beaver Countian

Calling for an end to the neglect of viral hepatitis

This article titled "Calling for an end to the neglect of viral hepatitis" was written by Charles Gore in Geneva, for theguardian.com on Monday 28th July 2014 14.51 UTC In December 2012 the global burden of disease project released its mortality data for 2010 .

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Worldwide spread of beneficial blood cell gene variant followed migrations

Annals of Human Genetics , tracks the worldwide spread of beneficial blood cell gene variant as it spread from Africa to everyone around the world.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Health

The Telegraph

3 die of malaria in Barak

Silchar July 28: Three persons died of malaria in Karimganj district of Barak valley, forcing the health authorities to open three medical camps in Churaibari village, Tilbhum and Karimganj railway stations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Trials Journal

Introducing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria into drug shops in...

An intervention was designed to introduce rapid diagnostics tests for malaria into registered drug shops in Uganda to encourage rational and appropriate treatment of malaria with artemisinin-based combination therapy .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ebola doctor's message: 'Pray along with me'

Friends and colleagues say Dr. Kent Brantly went to Liberia to become a medical missionary for Samaritan's Purse.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health

EurekAlert!

First controlled malaria infection trial in Africa paves way for drug and vaccine development

An international research team today reports the first-ever clinical trial demonstrating controlled malaria infection in an African nation in the modern era.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rockville, MD, Vaccinations

CRTV

Ministry of Public Health and CHAI begins a new page

About 4 million doses of injectable Artesunate, a new malaria treatment shall be supplied in Cameroon from 2014 to 2017 by a non-governmental organisation known as Clinton Health Access Initiative.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Africa, Cameroon, HIV/AIDS

BioMed Central

Artemisia annua L.: evidence of sesquiterpene lactones' fraction antinociceptive activity

Artemisia annua L. has been used for many centuries in Chinese traditional medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

AlertNet

Hepatitis: Asia's silent epidemic

A relative of a person suffering from Hepatitis-B helps him drink water at a hospital in Modasa, in India's western Gujarat state February 17, 2009.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Liver Cancer

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