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  1. Progress Being Made Against Malaria; More Needs to Be DoneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Big News Network.com

    Malaria is an entirely preventable and treatable mosquito-borne illness. At least that's what the World Health Organization claims.

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  2. 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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  3. Dying for children: being a mother in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... theatre. Medical work was very limited." Nyankiir RIng, 20, can barely sit up straight when she is diagnosed with malaria and a blood infection at the Kuajok Hospital. She is seven months pregnant and is burning with a fever and, as she lies on the ...

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  4. How 'Dumb Phones' Can Help Stop The Spread Of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    ... assistance. "A ministry of health could use U-report information to understand if service delivery issues regarding malaria drugs are being perceptibly addressed in the court of community opinion," UNICEF said in a statement. More than 550,000 young ...

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  5. Progress Being Made Against Malaria; More Needs to Be DoneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Voice of America

    San Petchrod, 47, lies in bed where he is being treated for malaria at Sai Yoke hospital, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand, Oct. 26,2012. Malaria is an entirely preventable and treatable mosquito-borne illness.

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  6. Health is key to development of nation, says ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... on the health priority areas reduction of prevalence of communicable diseases, especially childhood diseases, TB, Malaria, Hepatitis B, HIVAIDS; addressing inadequacies in health care services, especially at primary and secondary levels; improving ...

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  7. El Sobrante church hosting free concert Friday to benefit Urban Tilth groupRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... Tilth ( www.urbantilth.org ). Proceeds from past concerts have gone toward purchasing mosquito nets for families in malaria-prone areas, providing microloans to help women start businesses and buying goats to provide dairy products for families in ...

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  8. Systems for Rapidly Detecting and Treating Persons with Ebola Virus Disease - United StatesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... as PUIs and were referred for evaluation and treatment. None of these PUIs had Ebola; the most common diagnoses were malaria and influenza ( 3 ). Active monitoring by public health officials aims to identify persons who are at risk for Ebola and ...

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  9. Cleaner air = kids with bigger and stronger lungs for life, California study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TreeHugger

    Results from a two-decade study that looked at 2,000 kids in 5 cities in Southern California was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine . Its findings remind us once again of the importance of clean air; remember, air pollution now kills more people than AIDS and malaria combined , and is now the world's biggest environmental health risk with 7 million deaths per year.

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  10. Otago receives grant to track true toll of neglected deadly diseaseRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | University of Otago News

    ... is a leading cause of sepsis or blood poisoning. There, infants, malnourished children, children with recent malaria, and HIV-infected adolescents and adults are particularly susceptible. About 20% of those who get Salmonella blood poisoning will ...

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  11. Sir Emeka Offor Foundation Applauds Progress in River Blindness Elimination ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... Center is focused on eliminating. Others include guinea worm, trachoma, schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis, and malaria in Hispaniola. With the support of the Sir Emeka Offor Foundation, the River Blindness Elimination Program uses health ...

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  12. Automated mosquito-zapping laser? Yes, please.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Bellevue, Wash. company Intellectual Ventures . And while it is designed to be used in areas with high numbers of malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the device could also be used to protect crops from other insects or to keep the ubiquitous Alaska ...

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  13. Identification of important interacting proteins (IIPs) in Plasmodium ...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Identification of important interacting proteins in Plasmodium falciparum using large-scale interaction network analysis and in-silico knock-out studies Plasmodium falciparum causes the most severe form of malaria and affects 3.2 million people annually. Due to the increasing incidence of resistance to existing drugs, there is a growing need to discover new and more effective drugs against malaria.

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  14. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... eliminate insects, the photonic fence device was first invented by Intellectual Ventures to address the spread of malaria in developing countries. In addition to its potential use for global health organizations fighting vector-borne diseases, the ...

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  15. ADDING and REPLACING Lighting Science and Global Good to Develop...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... eliminate insects, the photonic fence device was first invented by Intellectual Ventures to address the spread of malaria in developing countries. In addition to its potential use for global health organizations fighting vector-borne diseases, the ...

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  16. Garstang Doctor tells how Ebola brings tragedy to an extended familyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Garstang Today

    ... looked like they were drying up, with no hot spots...no transmission." Suspected Ebola cases had turned out to be malaria or presumed typhoid or meningitis - dangerous in themselves, but not in the same league as mega killer Ebola. In his blog he ...

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  17. Advocates Adapt Global HIV Strategy for Cheaper HCV DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | POZ

    ... going to need international donors to step up like they did with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, to make HCV treatment a reality for millions around the world," Karyn Kaplan, the director of international hepatitis and HIV ...

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  18. All it took to get typhoid was a meal at the workplaceRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... started about two weeks ago when I started experiencing joint pains, headache and fever. I believed then that I had malaria so I decided to purchase antimalarial drugs (Coartem) from a pharmacy at the cost of Shs6, 000. However, on finishing the ...

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  19. Malaria genomics: tracking a diverse and evolving parasite populationRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Malaria parasites are continually evolving to evade the immune system and human attempts to control the disease.

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  20. Oxfam Thirsk Big Music Gig at Thirsk Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    ... bands. Proceeds from every A 10 ticket will directly fund lifesaving mosquito nets, preventing fatalities caused by malaria. Currently a government charity initiative is promising to double every pound we raise for mosquito nets - doubling the ...

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