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1 hr ago | The Daily Democrat

Pesticide DDT linked to slow metabolism, obesity and diabetes

Exposure of pregnant mice to the pesticide DDT is linked to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and related conditions in female offspring later in life, according to a study led by UC Davis.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, UC Davis, Metabolic Syndrome

1 hr ago | AlertNet

Drug-resistant malaria reaches Southeast Asia borders, could ...

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to border regions of Southeast Asia, seriously threatening global efforts to control and eliminate the mosquito-borne disease, researchers said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Congo, Africa, Standardized Testing, Education

5 hrs ago | DNA India

305 encephalitis deaths in Assam; CM Tarun Gogoi asks Health department to take measures

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday directed the Health department to take all possible measures to check the spread of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Japanese Encephalitis , which have jointly claimed 305 lives in Assam this year.

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6 hrs ago | AlertNet

The cost of maternal death in Kenya

A mother brings her baby for medical checks and food distribution at a feeding center outside Mandera town, Kenya on November 15, 2007.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Health

11 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Cambridge scientists in breakthrough against malaria

Previously untested antigens found in a large-scale study of infected children in Kenya could save hundreds of thousands of lives a year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

11 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Cambridge scientists in breakthrough against malaria

Previously untested antigens found in a large-scale study of infected children in Kenya could save hundreds of thousands of lives a year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

13 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Courtesy of Samaritan's Purse - He Could Have Brought Ebola...

Patrick Sawyer was supposed to be at his kids' birthday party in a few weeks-but he died of the virus before he could board a flight to Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Liberia, World News, Africa, Coon Rapids, MN, Medicine, Health, Nigeria,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hills News

Kellyville student's project clears the water

Kellyville High School students have established a charity to make water drinkable for a community in Laos, inspired by an assignment on water-borne diseases.

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Related Topix: Kellyville, OK, Education Etc., Medicine, Health

Sunherald.com

Judy Freeman: Foolhardy to ignore climate change

In 2002, three major UN organizations warned that at least 150,000 people die needlessly each year as a direct result of global warming.

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Related Topix: 10-20, Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

New York second in nation for chikungunya

The Centers for Disease Control released the latest data on the number of chikungunya cases that have been diagnosed in the United States on July 29. New York State has reported 44 confirmed cases of chikungunya .

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

MacLife

Group Hopes to Use iPhones to Help Wipe Out Malaria on Indonesian Island

At this rate, owning an iDevice might be as essential to being a successful doctor as possessing a degree.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Daily Kos

Breakthrough In Vaccine For Child Malaria

Malaria has always been a scourge for humans in tropical climates. It has never been possible to develop vaccines against it because it is caused by parasites rather than bacteria or a virus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

Park Record

Visual artist and Parkite Josee Nadeau participated in Mandela fundraiser

World-renowned painter and Parkite Josee Nadeau, who will present live art demonstrations at the Sky Lodge during the Park City Kimball Arts Festival, participated in a charity event for Footsteps of Mandela in New York on July 18. The event raised funds to help fight malaria in Africa.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, New York, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, Park City, UT

Williamson Daily News Online

Respect insects during summer

Submitted photoBees are just one of the insects that individuals should keep from upsetting during the summer months.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, tick, Health, West Virginia, Lyme Disease, Medicine

Data Center Knowledge

IBM Donates Supercomputer Access for Obama's Climate Data Initiative

IBM has pledged a ton of compute in support of the White House's Climate Data Initiative, announced in March.

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Related Topix: IBM, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Weather, Intela, Medicine, Health, Virginia

EurekAlert!

Malaria vaccine shows continued protection during 18 months of follow-up

A vaccine previously shown to reduce malaria in young infants and children reduces larger numbers of malaria cases in areas of higher malaria transmission, according to results from an ongoing clinical trial published in PLOS Medicine .

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

BBC News

'Child malaria vaccine milestone'

Reporting in PLOS Medicine, researchers found that for every 1,000 children who received the vaccine, an average of 800 cases of illness could be prevented.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

Digital Trends

This crowd finding campaign wants to use an iPhone to diagnose malaria

The latest Indiegogo crowd funding campaign to make use of the Apple iPhone isn't for a new Bluetooth speaker or fitness band, but something a little more serious, and even life-changing for some.

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Related Topix: Medicine, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Health, iPhone, Science / Technology, Bluetooth, World News, Indonesia,

DNA India

Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome toll in Assam rises to 295

Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed 295 lives and affected 1,727 persons so far this year in Assam, a senior Health department official said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, India,

Pharmaceutical Technology

GSK Submits EU Regulatory Filing for Malaria Vaccine Candidate

GSK announced that it has submitted a regulatory filing to the European Medicines Agency for its malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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