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1 hr ago | Sky News

Missile Detector Used To Spot Malaria Signs

The system uses heat detection technology and can detect the malaria parasite in a single blood cell within just four minutes.

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3 hrs ago | CiteULike

High levels of serum antibodies to merozoite surface protein 2 of...

High levels of serum antibodies to merozoite surface protein 2 of Plasmodium falciparum are associated with reduced risk of clinical malaria in coastal Kenya.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Telegraph

Meeting to tackle disease

Siliguri, July 21: The director of health services today held a meeting with medical officials of all seven north Bengal districts in Uttarkanya to assess the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis in the region and to determine the steps to be taken to prevent the disease from spreading further.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Deaths and infections from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria plummet globally

Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

EurekAlert!

Deaths and infections from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria plummet globally

New HIV infections dropped by almost one-third from the epidemic peak; TB deaths declined by 3.7 percent between 2000 and 2013; child deaths from malaria in sub-Saharan Africa have dropped 31.5 percent in the past decade SEATTLE-Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of ... (more)

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, University of Washington

Pnompenh Post

Malaria statistics flawed

Cambodia's six-month malaria report may have jumped to erroneous conclusions, leaving officials yesterday to concede that mixed and matched figures from the past two years potentially created overly positive results.

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Science Daily

New drug against malaria effective: Uses synchrotron light

The CD27 drug is a true alternative against malaria, researchers now report. They have analyzed the crystalline structure of the DNA with the drug by performing X-ray diffraction experiments at the ALBA synchrotron.

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Express India

UK firm sells Indian tonic water back to India

It is launching its range into India at the end of August as part of the UK government's GREAT Britain tourism campaign.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Country, Quinine (generic), Quinamm, Quiphile

RedOrbit

Managing Ecosystems Via Genomics - New...

Image Caption: Might gene drives be used to render mosquito populations unable to transmit malaria? A team of scientists has outlined a framework for an open, well-informed conversation about this emerging technology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entomology, Science, Agriculture, Ecology, Genetics

Daily Mail

Massachusetts reports new case of potentially deadly mosquito-borne ...

Massachusetts reports new case of potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus only days after two people were confirmed to have contracted it in Florida The disease is passed from human to human by infected mosquitoes the same way malaria and dengue fever are transmitted Massachusetts health officials have confirmed the state's first case this year of ... (more)

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Medical News Today

Global bid to end AIDS undermined by funding crisis for HIV prevention

On the eve of the 20th International AIDS Conference taking place in Melbourne, three leading HIV and drugs organisations have issued a stark warning that global funding for HIV prevention for people who inject drugs is in crisis and that achieving an 'AIDS-free generation' will be impossible without concerted action.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine

Holtville Tribune

Regulating Gene Engineering

Imagine a scientific technique that would alter the genes of mosquitos to render them unable to transmit malaria.

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Related Topix: Health, California, Entomology, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Rwanda native part of Methodists' efforts to defeat malaria

She knows it from the members of her family who had it; she can't even count them all.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Methodist, Religion

Scotsman.com

One billion to watch Glasgow 2014 opening ceremony

HE IS A doctor with a gift for treating children with the rarest of diseases who is no stranger to seeing the innocent suffer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Health

Slate Magazine

What Scares Bug Experts?

If your wife is a researcher in medical entomology, you'll often hear odd tidbits related to mosquito-borne diseases.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Medicine, Health, West Nile Virus, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Examiner.com

Mosquitno Band

There are a million great reasons to get outside this summer. But one that might keep you locked inside? Mosquitos.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Medicine

Examiner.com

Chikungunya virus latest mosquito-borne disease to hit LI

Three cases of chikungunya virus have been detected on Long Island, in addition to a fourth case in Florida after the victims returned from trips to the Caribbean in recent weeks.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, West Nile Virus, Health, Medicine

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Borrelia crocidurae Infection in Acutely Febrile Patients, Senegal

Aix-Marseille UniversitA©, Marseille, France, and Dakar, Senegal As malaria cases in Africa decline, other causes of acute febrile illness are being explored.

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Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Musings on Sketches, Artists, and Mosquito Nets

James Abbott McNeill Whistler was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on July 11, 1834.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, United States Military Academy, Medicine, Health

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Severe Murine Typhus with Pulmonary System Involvement

Thomas W. van der Vaart, Pieter P.A.M. van Thiel, Nicole P. Juffermans, MichA le van Vugt, Suzanne E. Geerlings, Martin P. Grobusch, and Abraham Goorhuis We encountered a case of severe murine typhus complicated by acute respiratory distress syndrome.

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