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3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Banking For The Poor: Will This Be Bill Gates's Greatest Philanthropic Achievement?

By the time he has donated the rest, he may well have the elimination of polio and drastic reduction of child malaria on his epitaph.

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

8 hrs ago | The Telegraph

City wrests Ross malaria crown

Calcutta on Thursday won the bragging rights for Ronald Ross's discovery of 'mosquito as the malaria vector', thanks to an aspiring schoolteacher who had moved court after being denied one crucial mark in a recruitment exam.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Libraries

8 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Malaria drug may help ease asthma, Singapore researchers find

The team of nine from the National University of Singapore believe it could be used as an alternative to steroids, which can give rise to negative long-term side effects.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Indonesia

10 hrs ago | World Magazine

Will drug-resistant malaria be the next global health threat?

Drug-resistant malaria infections are now widespread in Southeast Asia and pose a global health risk, according to a study just published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Scientists identify new malaria vaccine targets

The researchers from Kenya Medical Research Institute tested library of proteins from the Plasmodium falciparum parasite with antibodies produced by the immune systems of a group of infected children that measured the proteins the children's immune systems responded to.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

16 hrs ago | Science Daily

Vocal variety in African penguins: Four basic vocalizations used for...

Adult African penguins communicate using four different vocalizations and juveniles and chicks use two begging calls to request food, according to a study published July 30, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Livio Favaro and colleagues from University of Turin, Italy.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Health, Medicine

20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Worldwide spread of beneficial blood cell gene variant tracked

Two beneficial variants of a gene controlling red blood cell development have spread from Africa into nearly all human populations across the globe, according to a new study led by King's College London.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics

Yesterday | News Observer

Patient traveling from Africa prompts Ebola scare at CMC

When they realized one of their patients had recently traveled in Africa, doctors at Carolinas Medical Center's emergency department took precautions early Wednesday to prevent possible spread of an infectious disease.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Science

[Research Articles] New antigens for a multicomponent blood-stage malaria vaccine

An effective blood-stage vaccine against Plasmodium falciparum remains a research priority, but the number of antigens that have been translated into multicomponent vaccines for testing in clinical trials remains limited.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

Health.com

Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It

The parasite that causes malaria is growing increasingly resistant to the drugs commonly used to fight it, according to new surveillance reports.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

United Methodist Church

United Methodists celebrate Imagine No Malaria milestones

Gracie Douglas, a fourth-grader from Leipic United Methodist Church, raised $130 at school for Imagine No Malaria.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Methodist, Religion, Texas

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

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

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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Related Topix: Medicine

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

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

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

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

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