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3 hrs ago | Medical News

Researchers examine effects of introducing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in Africa

Researchers from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group conducted a review of the effects of introducing rapid diagnostic tests for diagnosing malaria in primary healthcare settings in Africa where laboratory services are unavailable.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases

8 hrs ago | Merinews

Use of mosquito nets should be encouraged in rural areas

People caring for the society and community can do well to revisit the problems faced by the society because of mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

San Juan Islander

My position on immunization - Dr. Mark Fishaut

Your child is yours not mine. However, as part of your trust in me to care for your child can't be selective.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pediatrics, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Family, Kids, Infectious Diseases, Mumps

Scientific American

Hepatitis C Drugs Not Reaching the Poor

Discovered in 1989, HCV infects an estimated 185 million people worldwide, more than 80% of whom live in low- and middle-income countries.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Knowledge Management, HIV/AIDS, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Foster City, CA

Infection Control Today

Study Discovers Novel Pathway for Parasite Invasion and Dissemination

Parasites known as apicomplexans are responsible for widespread infections, including malaria and toxoplasmosis, in human and animal populations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rutgers University

The Medina Gazette

The Environment and Your Health

With nearly 200 countries around the world celebrating Earth Day on April 22nd, it's surprising that many people are still unaware that a healthy environment is directly linked to their own personal health.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

LiveScience

Can Science Eliminate Extreme Poverty?

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Vaccinations, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

A month long mission to pay it forward

You've probably heard the old saying no act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

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Related Topix: Ankeny, IA, Medicine, Health

National Geographic

Severe Scurvy Struck Christopher Columbus's Crew

In this illustration, Christopher Columbus and his crew land at the island that he named San Salvador, in the modern-day Bahamas.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, World News, Dominican Republic, Central America, Medicine, Health, Vitamin C, Supplement

Newswise

Combating Malaria Using Environmental, Disease Data

Dealing with malaria is a fact of life for more than 91 million Ethiopians. Each year four to five million contract malaria, one of the biggest health problems in this poor country.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, South Dakota State University, Dakota State University, Agriculture, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Stabroek News

'Small bites can be big threats'

Mosquitoes, ticks, flies and other insects can be far more than a nuisance. The diseases they carry-malaria, dengue, yellow fever, filaria, and many others-can cause serious illness and in some cases death.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Health

AME Info

Precautions against vector-borne diseases highlighted during World Health Day

NKY is an Engineering and Project Management Consultancy Company. We are seeking electrical engineers in different years of experiences for our large scale construction and project management consultancy project in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Travel, Saudi Arabia Travel, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Travel, Middle East Travel, Medicine, Health

Malaysian National News Agency

Ugandan Government To Set Up National Health Authority To Enforce Standards

The Ugandan government is to set up a new agency to handle the licensing and regulation of all healthcare professionals and healthcare facilities in Uganda as well as to enforce standards of safety, quality and performance of health workers, regardless of their speciality.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Wire

DesignMedix Awarded $3 Million to Develop Low-Cost, Safe Malaria Drug

"Each year, over 600,000 children under the age of five die of malaria," said Dr. Sandra Shotwell, president and COO of DesignMedix.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Portland State University, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Eugene, OR

LiveScience

What Is Quinine?

Found in the bark of the cinchona tree, quinine is a compound with many medicinal applications, including fever-reducing, painkilling and anti-inflammatory properties.

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Related Topix: Quinine (generic), Quinamm, Quiphile, Medicine, Health

Independent.ie

Cases of imported malaria jump by 9pc

There were 71 malaria cases notified in Ireland in 2013 - an increase of 9pc on the previous year, new figures show.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CFR.org

The Global Fund's China Legacy

A doctor draws blood from the neck of a patient at an emergency room of a hospital in Shanghai May 15, 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Namibia, World News, HIV/AIDS, Health

Newswise

Global Leader in Study of HIV/AIDS to Speak at Commencement

Dr. Deborah L. Birx, a renowned international expert in the field of HIV/AIDS, will be the featured speaker at Union's 220th Commencement, College officials announced today.

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Related Topix: Health, HIV/AIDS, Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, College, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, US Military, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, US Army

Business Wire

Research and Markets: Global Malaria Diagnostic Testing Strategies Market 2014

This report examines the market applications of DNA Probes, Monoclonal Antibodies, Immunoassays, IT and other technologies; profiles leading suppliers and recent market entrants developing innovative technologies and products; and identifies emerging business expansion opportunities, alternative market penetration strategies, market entry barriers ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Newkerala.com

Dengue rise offsets Malaria control success in West Bengal

By Anuradha Dutta, Kolkata, Apr 13 : While Malaria and Kala-azar cases fell sharply, Dengue cases and deaths recorded a sharp rise in West Bengal in recent years, according to a report released here by the World Health Organisation and the state government.

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