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  1. Yuletide: Govt, again, puts Lagosians on red alert over EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... hospital. The protocol officer who escorted him later died of Ebola. At the hospital, he told staff that he had malaria and denied any contact with an Ebola patient. As was learned later, his sister was a confirmed case who had died from the disease ...

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  2. Gretsch & Bono Partner on Signature GuitarRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Guitar Player

    Bearing the special logo adorned on the pickguard and truss rod cover, every guitar sold will raise money for the Global Fund to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The double-cutaway RED G5623 Electromatic Center-Block Bono "Signature" Model puts Bono's personalized stamp on Gretsch's new thinline spruce center-block design, which delivers "high gain-friendly" tone and greater control over the kind of feedback players want.

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  3. You Can Save The World With Citizen Science at CitizenScienceCenter.comRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | URLwire

    It's so easy to be overwhelmed by everything that is wrong in the world. In 2010, there were 660,000 deaths from malaria.

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  4. Australian court to penalize homeopaths for claiming vaccine alternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    ... currently at the site criticizes vaccines more generally, while promoting homeopathy as effective in preventing "malaria, dengue fever, Japanese encephalitis, leptospirosis, and meningococcal disease." As noted in that article, the whooping cough ...

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  5. CDC: End to Ebola not yet in sightRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... Dr. Martin Salia worked before he died, describing empty wards of the hospital that previously treated patients for malaria and other diseases. Until the last week, there has been a shortage of beds in Freetown, the capital city of Sierra Leone, ...

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  6. Animals Hack Nature's Medicine Cabinet - We Should TooRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Discover

    ... benefits too. Clinical trials in recent years have found that V. amygdalina can prevent cancer and may help treat malaria. The Chinese lesser civet eats everything from insects and small animals to fruits and eggs. Still, scientists led by Hsiu-Hui ...

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  7. Superbugs strike again: 10 million expected to die annually by 2050Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Catholic.org

    ... cancer as the number one cause of deaths around the world. Make medicine more accessible to those in need E. coli, malaria and tuberculosis are the most prominent drug resistant bacterias and are expected to have the biggest impact on the world's ...

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  8. Students' malaria missionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Southland Times

    SAFETY NET: Five of the 10 Scots College students heading to Tanzania on Boxing Day as part of a month-long World Challenge trip to help in the fight against malaria by providing mosquito nets. From left, Lachlan Brown, 15, Ryan Broadley, 15, Jeremy Brow, 15 and Christian Lee, 16. Standing: Max Clifford, 17. A group of Wellington students Tanzania-bound armed with mosquito nets are excited to be doing their bit to help reduce malaria.

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  9. The Shape of Global HealthRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | International Monetary Fund

    ... in the face of both long-standing and new health threats. These threats include infectious diseases like Ebola, malaria, tuberculosis, HIV, hepatitis, diarrhea, and dengue (including drug-resistant forms of these and other pathogens), as well as ...

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  10. Lack of information fuelling cancer deathsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... with low incomes increasing the cancer burden. "Because of the current burden of communicable diseases such as malaria in developing countries, of which Uganda is part, non-communicable diseases such as cancer are not taken as emergencies yet the ...

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  11. Cuba: Cost Effective HealthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... South America, restoring vision to almost 3.5 million over the years, They have provided care as well in fighting malaria in Africa, and were ready to help in Haiti after the earthquake and subsequent cholera epidemic . In fact, Ban Ki-moon , ...

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  12. Recent Study: Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INO) - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... Trial Network, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, US Dept. of Homeland Security, University of Manitoba and PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative. Inovio is headquartered in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, the US. Full Report Details at - ...

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  13. Inventors Still Seeking InvestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Alberta Venture

    One year ago, we ran a story on Aquila Diagnostic Systems , an Edmonton startup that developed a plastic chip with 10 small compartments that hold chemicals and reagents needed to perform genetic tests. It was thought this gadget could become a useful field tool for doctors in the battle against malaria, because it needs no refrigeration and provides the kind of immediate and consistent results that are demanded by national and world health bodies.

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  14. Llama immunization with full-length VAR2CSA generates cross-reactive...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | CiteULike

    VAR2CSA stands today as the leading vaccine candidate aiming to protect future pregnant women living in malaria endemic areas against the severe clinical outcomes of pregnancy associated malaria . The rational design of an efficient VAR2CSA-based vaccine relies on a profound understanding of the molecular interactions associated with P. falciparum infected erythrocyte sequestration in the placenta.

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  15. Fast-changing genes help malaria to hide in the human body: Parasite...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    A new study, which shows how malaria parasites behave when they live in human red blood cells, could explain why the deadly infection has proved so hard to beat. Scientists have found that Plasmodium falciparum parasites can rapidly change the proteins on the surface of their host cells in order to hide from the immune system.

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  16. Michael Gerson: Vaccines truly help childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... keeping it a secret. There are a variety of reasons for increased child survival, including improved prevention of malaria and HIV. But according to a recent report in The Lancet, about half of these gains came from reductions in pneumonia, diarrhea ...

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  17. AIDS Drug Also Offers Protection Against Malaria, Yale University Study FindsRead the original story

    Yesterday | BioSpace

    Children with HIV/AIDS in Africa are at a higher-than-average risk for another deadly disease: malaria. But a team of Yale School of Public Health researchers has discovered that people taking certain HIV medications gain an unexpected benefit-protection against malaria infection.

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  18. A global conspiracy of better healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    ... by about 1 billion. There are a variety of reasons for increased child survival, including improved prevention of malaria and HIV. But according to a recent Lancet report, half of the gains came from reductions in pneumonia, diarrhea and measles - ...

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  19. Life Expectancy Worldwide Increases by 6 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    ... health campaigns in combating the world's main communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, measles, diarrhea and malaria had a great impact on increasing life expectancy. Still, the global fight against chronic illnesses has a long way to go. Health ...

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  20. Iowa National Guard prepares to help in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stars and Stripes

    ... an obligatory 21-day quarantine, Radosevich said. Provateare, a 17-year member of the Iowa National Guard, said malaria, which is prevalent in the region, could be a bigger threat than Ebola. The Fort Hood training, he said, will cover prevention of ...

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