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40 min ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

Batavia graduate leads malaria campaign

Nulph, a 2010 graduate of Batavia High School, started and led the Wartburg College Malaria Initiative, a year-long effort held in cooperation with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Malaria Campaign.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Batavia, IL, Wartburg College

1 hr ago | Korean News

World Malaria Day Observed in DPRK

Attending there were officials of the Ministry of Public Health, public organizations and media, officials concerned and staff members of missions of international organizations here including representatives of WHO and UNICEF.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

2 hrs ago | Aidsmap

Harm reduction funding meeting only 7% of global need

International donors are investing only 7% of what is needed to provide adequate harm reduction coverage for people who inject drugs, according to findings from a report presented on Wednesday at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine

7 hrs ago | Live Science

'Uncontacted' Amazon People Treated for Flu

Advocates for indigenous tribes and Brazilian officials are worried that a group of people in the Amazon who had been living in isolation from the outside world may have contracted the flu - a potentially deadly disease that these individuals had never been exposed to before.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health

11 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

Auckland's disease hotspots found

Westies and North Shore residents are being struck down with more diseases than any other Aucklanders, a new report says.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Medicine, Health, Food Science

13 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

Resist malaria treatment if you are not tested - " WHO

Mr Samuel Addo, Sunyani Municipal Disease Control Officer, has advised the public to resist treatment for malaria from health providers if they were not tested and confirmed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Ghana

14 hrs ago | Brain.oxfordjournals.org

Cerebral malaria in children: using the retina to study the brain

Correspondence to: Ian J.C. MacCormick, Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, PO Box 30096, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi E-mail: Cerebral malaria is a dangerous complication of Plasmodium falciparum infection , which takes a devastating toll on children in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

ICAST 2014 Sunsect the two-in-one sunscreen and bug repellant

Each year the latest innovations in sportfishing gather in one spot o show off the latest in sportfishing technology and Sunsect is convenience quality for the sportfishing lifestyle.

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Related Topix: tick, Health, Skin Cancer, West Nile Virus, Lyme Disease

16 hrs ago | The Free Dictionary

Blood Type

Blood type is determined, in part, by the ABO blood group antigens present on red blood cells.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

20 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

Malaria prevalence rate high in rural and poor communities

Poor and underprivileged communities have been identified as areas where malaria prevalence rate continue to soar with children being the most affected.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Crofs Blogs

India's encephalitis outbreak: Blood samples flood hospital lab

JALPAIGURI: A day after North Bengal development minister Gautam Deb announced opening of fever clinics at seven district hospitals, the diagnostics laboratory at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital was flooded with samples.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Mosquitoes can spread serious disease

Dr. Nancy F. Crum-Cianflone, an infectious disease specialist at Scripps Mercy and Sharp Grossmont hospitals, said dengue and chikungunya viruses cause thousands of infections each year and are transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Health, San Diego County, CA, West Nile Virus

AlertNet

UN working group wants goal of ending AIDS epidemic by 2030-UNDP

A medical officer notes a woman's details before she takes an HIV/AIDS test at a mobile testing unit in Ndeeba, a suburb of the Ugandan capital Kampala.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, World News, Uganda, Africa, Medicine

Science Daily

Study reveals 'unhappiest' cities in the U.S.

New research identifies the unhappiest cities in the U.S., but finds that some young people are still willing to relocate to them for a good job opportunity or lower housing prices.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine

Nerve News

Study reports worldwide drop in HIV cases

Sydney, July 22 The number of people with HIV has dropped by 18.7 percent since 2012, according to a report made public at the 20th International AIDS Conference being held in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, University of Washington, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sky News

Missile Detector Used To Spot Malaria Signs

The system uses heat detection technology and can detect the malaria parasite in a single blood cell within just four minutes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CiteULike

High levels of serum antibodies to merozoite surface protein 2 of...

High levels of serum antibodies to merozoite surface protein 2 of Plasmodium falciparum are associated with reduced risk of clinical malaria in coastal Kenya.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Telegraph

Meeting to tackle disease

Siliguri, July 21: The director of health services today held a meeting with medical officials of all seven north Bengal districts in Uttarkanya to assess the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis in the region and to determine the steps to be taken to prevent the disease from spreading further.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Deaths and infections from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria plummet globally

Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

EurekAlert!

Deaths and infections from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria plummet globally

New HIV infections dropped by almost one-third from the epidemic peak; TB deaths declined by 3.7 percent between 2000 and 2013; child deaths from malaria in sub-Saharan Africa have dropped 31.5 percent in the past decade SEATTLE-Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of ... (more)

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, University of Washington

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