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2 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

Military Research Continues Fight Against Malaria

World Malaria Day 2014 will be observed tomorrow around the world with activities that highlight advances in the field of malaria research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Quinine (generic), Quinamm, Quiphile, US Military, US Marine Corps, Entomology, Science

3 hrs ago | AlertNet

World Malaria Day: Causes and protection

SRI LANKA. 16 JUN 2009. An estimated 150,000 people were displaced as a result of the civil war being fought in Sri Lanka.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

8 hrs ago | Nerve News

Unplanned construction work leading to malaria increase

Unplanned construction activities, setting up of new industries and increased migration were leading to an upsurge in malaria cases in urban India, health experts have said.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, India, World News

12 hrs ago | Newswise

Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute Hosts World Malaria Day

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is bringing together some of the best minds in academia, government and faith-based organizations on World Malaria Day , Friday, April 25, 2014, for a day of discussion on leveraging community involvement to combat malaria in Africa.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Newsday

I caught Ebola in Guinea and survived

The number of people who have contracted the Ebola virus in Guinea, according to the World Health Organization, has risen to 208 - and 136 of them have died.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Health,

The Indian Express

Drop in malaria cases, focus now on - defeating the disease'

World Malaria Day tomorrow z From 1.39 lakh cases in 2010, the number came down to 43,676 in 2013, say health officials.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

BioResearch Online

NSTDA Discovers New Anti-Malaria Drug

Thailand's state run National Science and Technology Development Agency, or NSTDA, has developed a new medication for malaria that will soon be tested in clinical trials.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CiteULike

Parasite detection and identification for automated thin blood film malaria diagnosis

Computer Vision and Image Understanding , Vol. 114, No. 1. , pp. 21-32, doi:10.1016/j.cviu.2009.08.003 This paper investigates automated detection and identification of malaria parasites in images of Giemsa-stained thin blood film specimens.

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Medical News Today

A first step towards tailor-made drugs against malaria

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science

Hollywood Reporter

Austrian Director Michael Glawogger Dies During African Shoot

Acclaimed Austrian director Michael Glawogger , famed for his hard-hitting documentaries into the lives of the desperate poor, has died while on a shoot in Africa.

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Related Topix: Whores' Glory, Medicine, Health, Entertainment

The Detroit News

Dr. Keith Roach: Statins not the cause of senior's body myositis

Dear Dr. Roach: I am 82 and recently have been diagnosed with inclusion body myositis.

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Related Topix: Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Malaria series part 4: Too far to save a life

Dennis, a newly trained health volunteer in this remote jungle village, didn't merely speculate it was malaria - the child-killer that takes countless thousands of under-five-year-olds in Liberia every year.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Liberia, Africa Travel, Africa, Travel, Liberia Travel, World News, Opinion

Medical News Today

Introducing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in rural Africa can...

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Medical News Today

Repeated malaria fever episodes prevented by immune systems of highly exposed children

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ELCA.org

9 reasons to get involved in the ELCA Malaria Campaign

To help, send checks to ELCA Malaria Campaign, PO Box 71764, Chicago, IL 60694-1764; give online at www.elca.org/malaria ; or call 800-638-3522.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Religion, Lutheran Church

Eastlothian Today

East Lothian MP joins fight to tackle malaria

Fiona O'Donnell MP has become a patron of Malaria No More UK, the charity that supports the fight against one of the world's most deadly yet preventable diseases.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Health, Medicine

USA Today

Change Agents: Myhrvold's many missions

Nathan Myhrvold was always interested in a variety of things as a kid, and now - after a lucrative career with Microsoft - that's led him to pioneer new approaches to cooking, dinosaur research and bio-terror Nathan Myhrvold, CEO and Co-Founder of Intellectual Ventures and also Microsoft's first chief technology officer, is on a mission to keep ... (more)

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Intellectual Ventures, Inventions, Science / Technology, Medicine, Health, Bill Gates

PhysOrg Weblog

Scientists link environmental, disease data to help combat malaria in Ethiopia

Senior scientist Michael Wimberly, second from right, inpects mosquito breeding sites in the Amhara region of Ethiopia with researchers from SDSU and public health collaborators from the Health, Development and Anti-Malaria Association.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Agriculture

Medical News Today

New way found to fight malaria drug resistance

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, Health, National University

AndhraNews

International SOS Sees Increase in Demand for Malaria Advice

International SOS has seen a 27% rise in the number of calls for information and advice on malaria since 2010.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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