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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.
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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.
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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.
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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)
Thousands of people could be spared the uncertainty of an incorrect dementia diagnosis following the announcement of a breakthrough test to be introduced in Britain .
In 2012, Ghana recorded a total of 848,387 malaria cases, with the Tema Metropolis recording the highest of 113,924, representing 13 percent.
Jeffrey D Sachs is Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy and Management, and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - The 2013 Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll drew more than 6,000 visitors and raised a record $11,700 to repair damaged gravestones.
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.
Scientists at the University of California, Riverside have shown that certain mosquito nerve cells, known as cpA neurons, cause mosquitoes to be attracted to humans by detecting exhaled carbon dioxide and odors emitted from human skin.
You're about to set foot on foreign soil. Are you prepared to be there? If you've done the following, you're in good shape: 1. Fill out the emergency information page of your passport.
Tracking people's movements after the Haiti earthquake , mapping malaria spread in Kenya, evaluating Mexico's government policies on flu outbreak, improving national census surveys in Latin America and Africa These are just a few examples of how mobile-phone data has been used in development, as highlighted by a recent UN report.
On December 9, 1979, the Global Commission for the Certification of Smallpox Eradication signed their names to the statement that "smallpox has been eradicated from the world."
U.S. help vital to fight against AIDS, TB, malaria ." ) These worldwide pandemics put Americans at risk as well.
Even though their methods of infection are different, both Dengue and Malaria are transmitted through mosquitoes: the first one is transmitted by several species from the Aedes genus, while Malaria is transmitted through female Anopheles mosquitoes.
Sarangani will likely post zero incidence of the mosquito-borne malaria this year based on its record in the last 11 months and with only three weeks left before 2014, provincial health officials said.