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News on Malaria continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

21 min ago | Daily World

New mosquito disease seen in LouisianaNew mosquito disease seen in...

New mosquito disease seen in Louisiana Residents are urged to do their part to limit mosquito breeding areas around their homes.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Agriculture, Science, Entomology, West Nile Virus, Health, Medicine

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

4 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

Malaria: Historic campaign delivers mosquito nets to every household across Uganda

I'm taking the death of Dr. Adadevoh very badly, but this is a scrap of consolation.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Medicine, Health, Johns Hopkins University

7 hrs ago | WALA

MCHD: 17-year-old contracted Malaria during mission trip

Mobile, Ala. The Mobile County Health Department confirms a 17 year-old girl contracted Malaria during a mission trip to the Republic of Uganda.

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Related Topix: Health, Mobile, AL, World News, Uganda, Africa

7 hrs ago | GigaOM

Patent troll king Intellectual Ventures suffers large layoffs

Intellectual Ventures, which has been the scourge of the tech industry for years, may be in trouble after reportedly laying off 20 percent of its staff.

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Related Topix: Intellectual Ventures, Internet Troll, Science / Technology, Inventions, Medicine, Health

9 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Laser Tweezers Make It Easier To See How Malaria Infects Red Blood...

Half of the world's population is at risk for malaria, according to the World Health Organization - and new science is one step closer to developing a vaccine for this life-threatening disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Cincinnati cancer patients to test benefits from malaria drug

Dr. Nagla Karim is the principal investigator in a clinical trial to determine whether a drug used to prevent and treat malaria could also help combat cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Cincinnati, OH, Oncology

12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Laser optical tweezers reveal how malaria parasites infect red blood cells

Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by a parasite that invades one red blood cell after another.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

16 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Opinion: The connection between climate change and infectious disease

Rising seas and melting polar ice caps and glaciers documented by impressive satellite imagery capture the attention of the news media and make headlines.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Entomology, Science, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion

20 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

The ethical dilemma of saving the American Ebola patients

It was with much fanfare that two American aid workers were airlifted from across the world and brought to Emory University Medical Center where they began experimental treatment for Ebola.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Ebola poses less of a risk to Americans than more contagious infections headed this way

Health preparedness and procedures in the United States should prevent a domestic outbreak of Ebola, whose death toll in western Africa now has topped 1,000.

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Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Infectious Diseases, Food and Drug Administration, Thomas Jefferson University

The Morning Call

Palmer man hobbled by chikungunya virus

Pete Pedersen has been lending his talents to the poor people of Haiti, who to this day are struggling to recover from the devastating 2010 earthquake.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Health

Newkerala.com

Six Kushinagar women leave in-laws' homes over lack of toilets

They left the homes of their in-laws, saying they would return only when toilets are constructed for them.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

KSL-TV

Don't grow cynical of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has soaked the nation from head to toe in water that is too cold to drink.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Project Syndicate

Health in a Time of Ebola

In Sub-Saharan Africa, any child with a fever should receive immediate medical care to prevent death from malaria or pneumonia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion

Ghanamma.com

"Test for malaria before treatment"- Doctor

Dodowa, Aug.16, GNA - Doctor Kennedy Brightson, the Medical Superintendent of Shai Osudoku District Hospital, has advised Ghanaians who suspect they have malaria to go for testing and confirmation before starting any treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

New methods to predict gene and protein functions lead to significant advance in malaria research

Researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine have developed a new computational method to study the function of disease-causing genes, starting with an important new discovery about a gene associated with malaria - one of the biggest global health burdens.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Baylor College of Medicine, Columbia University, Penn State University Park, Princeton University, Pennsylvania State University

Medical News Today

Research offers new insights into the survival and transmission strategy of malaria parasites

HP1 proteins are found in most eukaryotic organisms and are important regulators of gene silencing.

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Related Topix: Health

B3C

A Significant Step in Understanding the Binding of the Malaria Parasite to Blood Cells Enabled ...

August 18, 2014 / B3C newswire / - Biotech company ExpreS2ionA Biotechnologies today announced the publication of the article: 'Structure of malaria invasion protein RH5 with erythrocyte basigin and blocking antibodies' in the high impact scientific journal Nature , with teams at the University of Oxford .

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Biochemistry, Biology, Science

Sun Aug 17, 2014

NewsTarget.com

New malaria vaccine doesn't work most of the time, but manufacturer says it's good enough to sell

There's a good chance that the vast majority of people who receive it won't derive any benefits whatsoever.

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Related Topix: Health, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Waikato Times

'One act changed my life'

From slums to success, a former Ugandan sponsored child will share with Hamilton how one act of sponsorship changed his life.

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Related Topix: Uganda, Africa, World News, Medicine, Health

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