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50 min ago | EurekAlert!

First controlled malaria infection trial in Africa paves way for drug and vaccine development

An international research team today reports the first-ever clinical trial demonstrating controlled malaria infection in an African nation in the modern era.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rockville, MD, Vaccinations

10 hrs ago | CRTV

Ministry of Public Health and CHAI begins a new page

About 4 million doses of injectable Artesunate, a new malaria treatment shall be supplied in Cameroon from 2014 to 2017 by a non-governmental organisation known as Clinton Health Access Initiative.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Africa, Cameroon, HIV/AIDS

14 hrs ago | BioMed Central

Artemisia annua L.: evidence of sesquiterpene lactones' fraction antinociceptive activity

Artemisia annua L. has been used for many centuries in Chinese traditional medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

AlertNet

Hepatitis: Asia's silent epidemic

A relative of a person suffering from Hepatitis-B helps him drink water at a hospital in Modasa, in India's western Gujarat state February 17, 2009.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Liver Cancer

New Vision

Non communicable diseases are a big threat

By John Agaba Emily Katarikawe, the Uganda Health Marketing Group managing director has described non-communicable diseases - that include, among others, cancer and hypertension - as the new problem threatening humanity the world over that needs "immediate" attention.

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

DNA India

India has the second highest number of Hepatitis B infected

India has over 40 million Hepatitis B infected patients, second only to China, and most people with chronic Hepatitis B or C are unaware of their infection, putting them at serious risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer which are life threatening.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer, World News, India,

The Mercury

Africa's princess on a journey

SINGER and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka may be half a world away from her South African home but the AIDS campaigner feels as though she never left.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Australia, World News, Medicine, Health

Sun-Star

Estremera: Explore

THE past months have been full of domestic travels that saw me gawking at cities and towns, some I have already visited a decade or two ago, others I've visited for the first time.

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Related Topix: Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Medicine, Health, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Live Science

Getting Ahead of HIV

From the late 1990s, the world galvanised in support of dramatic increases in funding for the distribution of HIV treatments to all who needed them This article was originally published at The Conversation.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Health

The Indian Express

Beating the bite

They have been going hamlet to hamlet trying to tackle the disease for a month now.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

OpEdNews

Call to step up the pace of TB-HIV collaborative activities

Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service "We must focus upon individual human beings rather than on individual diseases of TB and HIV.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Tuberculosis, US News, Liberal Political News

12NewsNow.Com

'Hero' doctor battling Ebola Spotlights selflessness during outbreak

The news that a doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone has contracted the infection spotlights the selfless work of health care workers on the front lines of the outbreak.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Health, Nursing, Infectious Diseases

The Age

Dr who? Campaign to boost digital profile of Australia's female scientists

Ever heard of Dora Lush? She was an Australian microbiologist working in the 1940s on developing a vaccine for a deadly disease known as scrub typhus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Walta Information Centre

US providing $800 mln to advance Ethiopia's dev't - Saturday, 26 July 2014 06:31

The US government is providing up to 800 million US dollars annually for Ethiopia to advance the country's development in the fields of health, education, agriculture and food security, and energy, the US Ambassador to Ethiopia said.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Health, HIV/AIDS

DNA India

After West Bengal, now Arunachal Pradesh sounds high alert after encephalitis death

Arunachal Pradesh has sounded a high alert following the death of a 10-year-old girl and reports of 11 other persons being affected by Japanese Encephalitis in the state.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

DNA India

Arunachal sounds high alert after encephalitis death

Arunachal Pradesh has sounded a high alert following the death of a 10-year-old girl and reports of 11 other persons being affected by Japanese Encephalitis in the state.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CiteULike

Magnetic Separation of Malaria-Infected Red Blood Cells in Various Developmental Stages

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, CPU

Fri Jul 25, 2014

GhanaWeb

Malaria infection during pregnancy leads to low birth weight - Study

A study published in Volume Two, Issue Eight of The Lancet Global Health journal shows that Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection during pregnancy in Africa leads to adverse outcomes including low birthweight.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Post-gazette.com

Accountants take plunge to raise funds for the Against Malaria Foundation

Life jackets and swimsuits replaced usual business attire for a group of accountants who left the office Friday afternoon in favor of a quick dip in the Allegheny River.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CBS Local

Which Mosquito Repellents Actually Work?

Mosquitoes are blamed for South Florida's first case of Dengue fever this year. The pesky critters can also cause malaria, yellow fever, encephalitis and they are also the cause of the Chikungunya virus coming into this country and South Florida from the Caribbean islands.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Entomology, Science

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