Malaria Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Study Links Brain Swelling to Deaths from MalariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Voice of America

    Cerebral malaria patients are known to die because they stop breathing, and the disease is marked by significant swelling in the brain. According to Dr. Terrie E. Taylor of Michigan State University, most researchers thought the swollen brain pushed on the bottom of the skull, compressing the brain stem.

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  2. Mystery behind how malaria kills kids unraveledRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Newkerala.com

    While medical researchers have successfully developed effective drugs to kill the malaria parasite, efforts to treat the effects of the disease have not been as successful. Now, Michigan State University's Dr. Terrie Taylor and her team have discovered the cause of death in children with cerebral malaria, the deadliest form of the disease.

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  3. Scientists Have Created 'DNA Scissors' That Can Alter Your Genes, but Should They Use Them?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Bloomberg

    ... out a study on Monday that shows how gene editing in mosquitoes may lead to novel strategies to fight the spread of malaria. New approaches to attacking HIV may come from snipping the virus out of human cells, according to Salk Institute research ...

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  4. [In Depth] Biologists devise invasion plan for mutationsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Science

    ... equipped with a parasite-blocking (it blocks transmission, doesn't kill the parasites) gene could in theory spread malaria resistance through an entire breeding population in a single season. A collaboration is under way, based on this study, to do ...

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  5. Gene editing made into chain reactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... be applicable to most diploid organisms, the scientists say. MCR has many potential applications, such as fighting malaria by making mosquitoes resistant to the malaria parasite, say Bier and Gantz, a doctoral student in Bier's lab . Mosquitoes ...

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  6. Financing Education for AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Project Syndicate

    ... poorest children have the chance to receive a quality education at least through secondary school. This is how malaria, AIDS, and vaccine-preventable diseases have been battled successfully in the past 15 years. The United States, the United ...

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  7. Cardiff University rugby team banned from P&O ferry after trainee...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Daily Mail

    Life of a Victorian adventuress: Incredible story of clergyman's daughter who braved malaria, floods and wars to trek across China Cosmic radiation exposure, an atmosphere drier than a desert and the dangers of DVT: The terrifying ways air travel affects your health 'Spirit Airlines... with ads as dirty as their planes': Low-cost carrier taunted on Twitter after cheeky campaign to celebrate its 69th plane acquisition 'It's just a street and there's not much to do': The hilarious TripAdvisor reviews left by disappointed Beatles fans after visiting iconic Abbey Road zebra crossing A beach in Scotland, a Colorado runway surrounded by 14,000ft peaks and a tiny tarmac strip in Mustique: The most beautiful airport approaches in the world They've definitely found their sea legs! Florida couple celebrate 100th cruise on SAME SHIP to become cruise line's most loyal customers Crumbs! Tintin ... (more)

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  8. These Terrifying Parasites Turn Shrimp into Zombies That Eat Their YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... "Nature is filled with parasitic horror stories," noted Clive Shiff, a molecular microbiologist with Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, who was not associated with the study. For example, Shiff described one species of flatworm that annexes a ...

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  9. Why do mosquitoes find some people irresistible? The unbelievable reason lies in your skinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Catholic.org

    ... attracted to the scent of old sweat, bathing frequently helps lower the risk of being bitten. Benzine stated the malaria-carrying mosquitoes are "attracted to sweat that's been sitting on the skin for more than one day." The study says people with ...

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  10. Central African Republic: Using Technology to Deliver Immediate Health Care During ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | AllAfrica.com

    "Malaria has been and remains the main cause of consultations in this facility. We receive many patients, some coming from as far as 8 kilometres from here.

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  11. Darpa 'cure' for Ebola could protect us against ALL diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Daily Mail

    ... cheaper than conventional drug production and could potentially be used to treat illnesses such as seasonal flu or malaria. Antibodies are typically grown in large vats of mammal cells or in some cases, tobacco plants, such as US pharmaceutical ...

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  12. Discovery of How Malaria Kills Children Will Lead to Life-Saving TreatmentsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Infection Control Today

    Malaria kills a child every minute. While medical researchers have successfully developed effective drugs to kill the malaria parasite, efforts to treat the effects of the disease have not been as successful.

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  13. 'Chain reaction' spreads gene through insectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Science

    ... At this level of efficiency, a single mosquito equipped with a parasite-blocking gene could in theory spread malaria resistance through an entire breeding population in a single season ( see diagram ). The paper comes amid intense soul-searching ...

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  14. These Terrifying Parasites Turn Shrimp into Zombies That Eat Their YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... "Nature is filled with parasitic horror stories," noted Clive Shiff, a molecular microbiologist with Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, who was not associated with the study. For example, Shiff described one species of flatworm that annexes a ...

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  15. More than a disease: the history of general paralysis of the insane in Turkey.Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | CiteULike

    ... treatment methods of the disease. Austrian psychiatrist Julius Wagner-Jauregg (1857-1940) introduced and developed "malaria fever therapy" for general paralysis in 1917. Malaria fever therapy spread to other countries and, during the 1920s, the ...

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  16. Foundation launches One Child One Net project to tackle malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Vanguard

    In a quest to reduce to the barest level the number of infant and child mortality caused by the deadly malaria disease, the Iba - Malaria Eradication Foundation has specially designed the One Child, One Net Project for the benefit of all children in Nigeria. This project aligns with the Nigerian National Malaria Programme and Goal number 6C of the Millennium Development Goals.

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  17. Chad: Thousands of Nigerian Refugees Seek SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | AllAfrica.com

    ... and shelter kits. The kits included blankets and plastic sheeting as well as mosquito nets to protect against malaria, endemic in the region. Access to clean water is a major concern, particularly due to the high rate of diarrhoeal diseases in this ...

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  18. The 'lost cities' that you can (and should) still visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Daily Mail

    Life of a Victorian adventuress: Incredible story of clergyman's daughter who braved malaria, floods and wars to trek across China Cosmic radiation exposure, an atmosphere drier than a desert and the dangers of DVT: The terrifying ways air travel affects your health 'Spirit Airlines... with ads as dirty as their planes': Low-cost carrier taunted on Twitter after cheeky campaign to celebrate its 69th plane acquisition 'It's just a street and there's not much to do': The hilarious TripAdvisor reviews left by disappointed Beatles fans after visiting iconic Abbey Road zebra crossing A beach in Scotland, a Colorado runway surrounded by 14,000ft peaks and a tiny tarmac strip in Mustique: The most beautiful airport approaches in the world They've definitely found their sea legs! Florida couple celebrate 100th cruise on SAME SHIP to become cruise line's most loyal customers Crumbs! Tintin ... (more)

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  19. G6PD gene variants and its association with malaria in a Sri Lankan populationRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | CiteULike

    ... of this enzyme results from point mutations in the coding region of the G6PD gene. G6PD-deficiency is important in malaria, as certain anti-malarial drugs could induce haemolysis in such patients and mutations in this gene may influence the ...

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  20. Examining water-borne parasites that cause intestinal schistosomiasisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... research focuses on schistosomiasis . It is one of the world's widely neglected diseases, yet it is second only to malaria in terms of overall public health impact for parasitic diseases. The disease is caused by parasitic worms called schistosomes ...

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