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3 hrs ago | BusinessWeek
Bill Drilling, an owner of a pharmacy in Sioux City, Iowa, apologizes as he rings up a customer's three-month supply of the heart medicine digoxin.
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7 hrs ago | United Nations
From left: Robert D. Newman, Director of the Global Malaria Programme at WHO, Special Envoy for Malaria Ray Chambers, and UN Spokesperson Martin Nesirky at press conference on WHO's latest malaria report .
11 hrs ago | Newindpress
Scientists have discovered a chemical modification in the DNA of human malaria parasite, a discovery that could help develop a new drug to kill the deadly parasite that is becoming resistant to existing drugs.
11 hrs ago | Voice of America
Major donors are changing the way they fund health programs in low income countries.
12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!
UC San Francisco's Global Health Group has received a $15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a pioneering effort to help nearly three dozen countries eliminate malaria within their borders.
13 hrs ago | Fox News
A 55-year-old woman in England experienced severe vision loss after she overdosed on prescription medication while she was sleepwalking, according to a new report of the case.
17 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
Despite Israel losing, as it does every year, its collective mind over the fact that white fluffy stuff FALLS FROM THE SKY in the winter, some more consequential matters made it into the newspapers.
18 hrs ago | IcStafford
The Prime Minister announced a doubling in UK funding for research into the disease as "the global fightback really started" David Cameron has declared the goal of finding a treatment to cure or halt dementia by 2025 is "within our grasp".
BACKGROUND:The control and elimination of malaria requires expanded coverage of and access to effective malaria control interventions such as insecticide-treated nets , indoor residual spraying , intermittent preventive treatment , diagnostic testing and appropriate treatment.
Stan Smith, the co-founder and CEO of PB+J Foods, during a recent humanitarian visit to Malawi, Africa embraces a six-year-old child who is suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition .
"Those children are sitting on the graves of their siblings," said a Ugandan colleague, in a tragic reminder of the impact of childhood diseases in rural Africa.
Air pollution doesn't get the attention it deserves. Worldwide, it kills more people than malaria and AIDS combined , and the World Health Organization now puts it in the same category as tobacco smoke, UV radiation and plutonium .
A woman walks on make-shift platforms above the floodwaters at the district of Maynas, in Peru's Amazon city of Iquitos April 9, 2012.
In this photo Monday, May 13, 2013 file photo released by the United Nations African Union Mission in Darfur , a woman suffering from malaria rests on a bed at a hospital in El Sereif village, North Darfur, Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.
Global efforts to curb malaria are stalling after a drop in funds to buy bed nets, according to the latest report Wednesday from the World Health Organization.
BACKGROUND:Considerable declines in malaria have accompanied increased funding for control since the year 2000, but historical failures to maintain gains against the disease underscore the fragility of these successes.
Scientists have found that mosquitoes are attracted to certain body odors. Carbon dioxide is a surefire way to attract mosquitoes, but did you know that they're also attracted to certain body odors? Researchers from the University of California Riverside have discovered that these annoying blood-suckers have receptors around their mouths called cap ... (more)