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6 hrs ago | South Coast Register

Mozzies on the move

CSIRO scientist Jean-Bernard Duchemin studies mosquitoes in his laboratory and how they react to certain conditions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Weather

18 hrs ago | India Talkies

New breakthrough for tailor made drugs to fight malaria - Indiatalkies.com

Washington, April 20: Scientists have used high-resolution structural biology methods in the malaria pathogen's cellular skeleton to investigate the different versions of this protein in the parasite in high detail, which can help in developing tailor-made drugs for fighting the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Fake Morning-After Pills Found In Peru May Hint At Bigger Problem

A survey of emergency contraceptives in Lima, Peru, turned up worrying results: More than a quarter were either counterfeit or defective.

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Related Topix: World News, Peru, Chemistry, Science, Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

GhanaWeb

Over 36 million people die annually from non-communicable diseases

Over 36 million people die annually from non-communicable diseases, whilst communicable diseases also cause millions of deaths each year.

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

Grantham Journal

The Big Interview: Malaria survivor from Newton continues battle by fundraising

The 34-year-old from Newton was helping with the earthquake relief effort in Haiti, when she was suddenley struck down and found herself in intensive care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Haiti, Travel, World News, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, Central America

Times Observer

Missions Minute: First Lutheran Church

The amount of "mission" work flowing from the hearts and hands of Warren County residents is astounding.

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Related Topix: Warren County, PA, Methodist, Religion, Medicine, Health, Kane, PA, Warren, PA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Vanguard

Zamfara Govt. spends N130m on fumigation

The Zamfara Government said it N130 million to fumigate the state as part of its efforts to tackle malaria in the state.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: Amid peace talks, health cooperation in Karen State sends positive signals

Over six decades of civil war in Eastern Burma, civilians fled en masse over the border to Thailand in search of basic necessities - physical security, food, medicine.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Health

Science Daily

Multitarget TB drug could treat other diseases, evade resistance

A drug under clinical trials to treat tuberculosis could be the basis for a class of broad-spectrum drugs that act against various bacteria, fungal infections and parasites, yet evade resistance, according to a study.

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Related Topix: Health, Tuberculosis, Chemistry, Science

GhanaWeb

Volunteers trained for anti-malaria campaign

The Delta Air Lines and Ghana Red Cross Anti-Malaria Campaign which was launched in February this year, has started off in the Greater Accra Region with a dedicated Ghana Red Cross volunteer training session.

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

PhysOrg Weblog

The effects of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in African healthcare settings

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, Infectious Diseases

Medical News

Drug used to treat TB may also act against various infections, says study

A drug under clinical trials to treat tuberculosis could be the basis for a class of broad-spectrum drugs that act against various bacteria, fungal infections and parasites, yet evade resistance, according to a study by University of Illinois chemists and collaborators.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tuberculosis, Chemistry, Science

The Miami Herald

Putting the bite on the mosquitoes

Oh, the perils of vacationing in mosquito territory. These little bloodsuckers have made a meal of me around the globe, and I've longed for a definitive guide to repelling them.

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Related Topix: UC Riverside, Health, Medicine, Thailand, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Laos Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, South Africa Travel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Science Daily

HIV and schistosomiasis coinfection in African children: More research needed

More research is needed on HIV and schistosomiasis coinfection in children in sub-Saharan Africa, experts say.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Cleveland, OH

EurekAlert!

Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria

A colorized scanning electron micrograph shows a red blood cell infected with malaria parasites, which are colorized in blue.

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Related Topix: Health

EurekAlert!

The malaria pathogen's cellular skeleton under a super-microscope

The tropical disease malaria is caused by the Plasmodium parasite. For its survival and propagation, Plasmodium requires a protein called actin.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

How the immune system prevents repeated malaria fever episodes in highly exposed children

Children in Mali are infected with malaria parasites more than 100 times a year, but they get sick with malaria fever only a few times.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases

PhysOrg Weblog

Proteomics discovers link between muscle damage and cerebral malaria

A multidisciplinary group of scientists and clinicians under the direction of Peter Nilsson , Mats Wahlgren , Delmiro Fernandez-Reyes and Olugbemiro Sodeinde , report results of a systematic proteomics approach to the question in PLOS Pathogens .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nigeria, World News

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Promising Malaria Vaccine May Save Children's Lives

In an important first, a new vaccine has been shown to cut the risk of malaria in young African children by about half, according to research announced Tuesday. Although the effectiveness shown in this Phase 3 trial is far less than the near-100 percent effectiveness often seen in childhood vaccines for other illnesses in the West, the findings are promising, given that malaria kills some 800,000 people in sub-Saharan Africa alone each year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline

Science Daily

Fighting malaria drug resistance: Scientists find new way

An anti-malarial treatment that lost its status as the leading weapon against the deadly disease could be given a new lease of life, with new research indicating it simply needs to be administered differently.

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Related Topix: Medicine, National University

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