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2 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

Don't treat every fever as malaria - Public advised

A Clinical Pharmacist, Ms Ellen Sam, has advised the public to not treat every bout of fever as malaria since the mismanagement of such illnesses could lead to drug resistance.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

4 hrs ago | ELCA.org

Making malaria known

All Saints Lutheran Church in Novato, Calif., has been on a mission this year to make sure neighbors know about the ELCA Malaria Campaign .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Novato, CA

5 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Family Care May Not Be Best For Orphans Who Often Fare Better In Institutions

A new study has found orphaned children living in institutions are as healthy and, in some ways, healthier than those in family-based care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

9 hrs ago | Voice of America

WHO: Climate Change Brings New Health Threats

A villager carrying a child crosses a flooded area in the Jorhat district, in the Indian state of Assam, August 25, 2014, where the latest heavy rains have caused landslides and floods.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science, Health, Weather

12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Malaria symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cells

Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team led by UC San Francisco researchers has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of specific types of immune cells.

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Related Topix: Health, UC San Francisco, World News, Uganda, Africa

12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Malaria symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cells, UCSF-led team says

Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team led by UC San Francisco researchers has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of specific types of immune cells.

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Related Topix: Health, UC San Francisco, World News, Uganda, Africa

12 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

Malaria's Clinical Symptoms Fade on Repeat Infections Due to Loss of Immune Cells

Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team led by UC San Francisco researchers has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of specific types of immune cells.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC San Francisco, World News, Uganda, Africa

13 hrs ago | AlertNet

Act now on climate change or face growing health risks - UN

Swift action to tackle climate change would reduce the damage to global health caused by rising air pollution and more extreme weather, top U.N. officials said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Health

18 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Prize-Winners for Research in the Life Sciences Announced by UNESCO

In line with goals to encourage research; mobilize science knowledge and policy for sustainable development and fostering capacity-building in science and innovation, the purpose of this Prize is to reward projects and activities of individuals, institutions, other entities or non-governmental organizations for scientific research in the life ... (more)

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Related Topix: Equatorial Guinea, World News, Africa, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Health

22 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Why Patients Aren't Coming To Liberia's Redemption Hospital

Only now, patients aren't coming. It's rainy season - and malaria season. Head nurse Tita Horace says the hospital usually see 25 patients a day this time of year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Metal, Nursing

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBC News

WHO's Ebola virus lab in Sierra Leone shut to protect health workers

Limited supplies of personal protective equipment including gloves, gowns and face masks hamper efforts to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Medicine, Liberia, Guinea, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health

KRNV-TV Reno

University of Nevada takes proactive measures for Ebola

It's not just hospitals that are taking extra precautions as the world watches the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Health

New York Daily News

Harlem Biospace summer program grooms Generation Next

Twenty-five students participated in HK Maker Lab, a six week summer program to learn the foundations of engineering design.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Columbia University

Waterloo Chronicle

Reach for the top

The members of a local fundraising team had scaled the heights of Africa's tallest mountain and were swallowed up in clouds when Allan Sauder got his final message out about the ascent to his wife on his BlackBerry - "It's all downhill from here."

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

Ghanamma.com

Novartis Outdoors new anti-malaria Coartem

The drug being unveiled Novartis Pharmaceuticals West Africa, a Swiss-based global pharmaceutical corporation, has unveiled one of its new improved malaria medications called 'Coartem Riamet 80/480 Artemether/Lumefantrine' onto the Ghanaian market.

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

Mashable

Jimmy Carter Talks Preventable Disease at Social Good Summit 2014

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will join the Social Good Summit this year via a special video message.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Speakers, Computers, Dell, Mandela, Drama Movies, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Big News Network.com

Tripura assembly session to begin Friday

The monsoon session of the Tripura assembly will begin Friday and the opposition Congress is expected to raise a host of issues, including the malaria epidemic.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

BioMed Central

Evaluation of antimalarial activity of leaves of Acokanthera...

Malaria is one of the most important tropical diseases and the greatest cause of hospitalization and death.

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Nerve News

Cancer-fighting drugs hold promise against malaria

The US scientists looking for new drugs to fight malaria have identified certain compounds - currently in clinical trials to treat cancer - that could curb drug-resistant malaria strains from spreading.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cancer

Science Daily

New gluten-free ingredient may cause allergic reaction, expert warns

A popular legume used in other countries is showing up in more U.S. gluten-free products.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Financial Services, Kansas State University, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Cancer

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