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54 min ago | DNA India

Ebola virus: Six 'high risk' passengers from West Africa quarantined at Delhi airport

Six people deemed "high risk" Ebola suspects were on Monday admitted to a quarantine facility at Delhi airport, health ministry said.

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8 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

WHO Ebola Disease Outbreak News: Senegal

On 30 August 2014, Senegal's Ministry of Public Health and Social Affairs provided WHO with details about a case of Ebola virus disease announced in that country on 29 August.

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Related Topix: Senegal, Health

12 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

More than 2,000 homes wiped away by rains in Central Darfur

"Heavy rains and floods destroyed more than 2,000 homes entirely in the two camps in Nierteti in the past week.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Scientific American

Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows Promise

A quick method detects by-products of the parasite's growth in the blood and is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests A device that fits on a table can diagnose malaria infection by detecting a by-product of the parasite's growth in the blood.

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Independent.ie

'Nightmare scenario' as Ebola spreads to cities

Liberian health workers carry the body of a man that they believe died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Sierra Leone, Medicine, Nursing, Health

Stuff.co.nz

Fear spreads as Ebola hits cities

EBOLA CITIES: A health worker in Sierra Leone checks the temperature of a child at an Ebola checkpoint on the road between Kenema and Freetown.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Medicine, Nursing, Health

Star-Telegram.com

North Texas Liberians collect donations for West Africa

Donations can be made online at www.lcadfwmetro.org . Information about how to directly deposit a donation is also available on the organization's website.

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

PhysOrg Weblog

A new way to diagnose malaria, using magnetic fields

Over the past several decades, malaria diagnosis has changed very little. After taking a blood sample from a patient, a technician smears the blood across a glass slide, stains it with a special dye, and looks under a microscope for the Plasmodium parasite, which causes the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Electrical Engineering, Science

Sun-Star

Seares: Hot water on cold: ice bucket challenge

They just want to draw public esteem. But isn't motive similarly tainted in other donations? And doesn't ALS promotion also help other charities, not just donors? Talk against donors' narcissism is silly.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Medicine, Health, Opinion

Nerve News

After busy day in Kyoto, Modi heads to Tokyo

Kyoto/Tokyo, Aug 31 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to Tokyo Sunday evening after a busy day in the former Japanese capital Kyoto where he visited two ancient Buddhist temples and sought Japan's help to combat sickle cell disease prevalent in tribal regions of India.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Japan, Kyoto, Japan Travel, Travel, World News, Japan Travel, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Health, Medicine

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Nerve News

Modi discusses sickle cell disease in Japan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday discussed cooperation with Japan to combat sickle cell anaemia, officials said.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Medicine, Health

The Independent

Treating mental illness is a global task, say experts

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Ghanamma.com

ECOWAS Official Who Took Ebola To Port Harcourt May Face Manslaughter Charges

The Nigerian diplomat attached to the Economic Community of West African States , Olubukun Koye who took the Ebola virus to Port Harcourt may face manslaughter charges.

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

Canberra Times

Three soldier's widows recall war and peace

The dull white canvas of Doris Johnson's small bedroom is broken by colourful hangings of her favourite embroideries and with shelves dotted with handcrafted dolls.

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Related Topix: Australia, Medicine, Health

Crofs Blogs

MSF: Ebola response 'slow, derisory, irresponsible'

Via MSF, a furious statement first published in Le Temps on August 27: Ebola: the failures of the international outbreak response .

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

Loss of immune cells may result in malaria symptoms fading in repeat infections

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

Medical News Today

China: reshaping the global health landscape

In this paper, published as part of a Lancet themed issue on China, Professor Peilong Liu from Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China and colleagues discuss China's distinctive approach to, and increasing participation in, global health.

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Related Topix: China, World News, Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Telegraph

War of words in Tripura Assembly

Agartala, Aug. 29 : The brief daylong session of the Tripura Legislative Assembly began here today with the Opposition trying to highlight malarial deaths and a host of other issues.

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Related Topix: India, World News, Medicine, Health

ABC News

Ebola Survivor - Walked Through the Valley of Death'

MONROVIA, Liberia - Dr. Philip Ireland remembers the moment he realized he had Ebola .

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AlertNet

Climate change: a chronic health problem for the 21st century

Kari, a nine-year-old suffering from a stomach infection, lies beside her mother at a hospital in Mithi in Pakistan's Sindh province, amid a drought that caused dozens of children to die of malnutrition and other causes, March 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Medicine, Health

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