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1 hr ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | Medical News Today

A first step towards tailor-made drugs against malaria

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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AlertNet

Better climate data could help Tanzania curb malaria

A worker looks for holes in mosquito netting at A to Z Textile Mills in Arusha, Tanzania, on February 18, 2008.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Health Care Policy, Weather, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand Discovers New Anti-malarial Drug

Thailand's National Science and Technology Development Agency has discovered a new anti-malarial medication and will conduct pre-clinical tests before manufacturing, Thai News Agency reported.

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US News & World Report

There Was a Giant Mosquito at the White House Easter Egg Roll

Mozzie the Mosquito buzzed around the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday to raise awareness about malaria for the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign.

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BioSpace

Multitarget TB Drug Could Treat Other Diseases, Evade Resistance, Study

Multitarget TB Drug Could Treat Other Diseases, Evade Resistance CHAMPAIGN, Ill.

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

Newswise

Fighting Malaria Using Environmental, Disease Data

A major step in combating malaria in Africa is having health care professionals, medicine and preventive measures available when needed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, South Dakota State University, Dakota State University

Our World 2.0

Ethnobiological Drug Discovery in Latin America

In the 1530s, the French seafaring explorer Jacques Cartier noticed that indigenous slaves did not die from the debilitating disease that was spreading through the ranks of his sailors.

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