Malaria Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Jamaica's Good Hope Plantation once housed one of the island's wealthiest sugar cane tradersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... House, now a museum, was built in 1755 as the dream house for his young wife, Elizabeth Baker Williams. She died of malaria seven years later at the age of 24. She is buried close by, under the first floor of the Georgian-style structure. The ...

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  2. Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office the origin for controversial Bjorn Lomborg centre decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Age

    ... who argues the risks of climate change have been overstated and it is more important to tackle problems such as malaria, though he accepts the science of human-induced climate change. He has campaigned against the Kyoto Protocol and downplayed the ...

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  3. Stressed-out parasites: Overcoming drug-resistant malariaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Science Daily

    Drug resistance to the critical antimalarial therapeutics of the artemisinin family has emerged in Southeast Asia, highlighting the need to understand how these drugs work and how they can be used more effectively. Research now shows that artemisinins may function by chemically damaging the malaria parasite's proteins, causing them to activate a cellular stress response.

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  4. On Native GroundFREE Market Failures Fueled the Ebola EpidemicRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... the disease - safe drinking water and improved sanitation - don't exist in too many places. Cholera, HIV/AIDS and malaria just as disproportionately deadly. Chaos kills, too. Whether it is political chaos - when governments fail to provide for their ...

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  5. Shoe that Grows grows up to 5 sizes so poor kids always have shoes that fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Toronto Star

    ... has other projects up its sleeve, like mosquito nets to protect kids' beds outdoors. In countries where malaria is rampant, these nets save lives. But traditional bed nets must hook onto a ceiling, something most street children don't have. Looking ...

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  6. contributes $9.6 million to Global FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | United Methodist Church

    Pittsburgh Area Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton has presented a check for $9.6 million from the people of The United Methodist Church to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The gift to the Geneva-based organization is the single largest contribution ever made by a faith-based group, fund officials said.

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  7. Mozzie magnetism is 'all in the genes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    ... natural repellents produced by the body," Logan says. While researchers are yet to examine whether people from malaria-prone areas might be more likely to have these natural repellent genes, Logan says the finding could help explain why some people ...

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  8. Why Do Mosquitoes Like To Bite You Best? It's In Your GenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WGBH

    ... who are pregnant seem to attract the insects more than women who aren't, for example, and people infected with the malaria parasite seem to be most attractive during the period when the parasite is most transmissible. In their own previous research, ...

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  9. Gilead uses Georgia as free-drug testbed for hepatitis C eliminationRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... Instead, he wants to see international funding along the lines of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. "Gilead cannot cure hepatitis C globally on our backs alone. There have to be other players that come in and make that ...

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  10. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Religion News Service

    ... a check for $9.6 million to the Global Fund, which was founded in 2002 to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria across Africa. The $9.6 million, raised locally through pancake breakfasts and lemonade stands, is the largest single donation from a ...

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  11. Will Freeborn name be remembered on campus?Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Davis Enterprise

    ... professor along the way. As an entomologist, Freeborn is remembered for his research in the areas of mosquitoes and malaria, attaining worldwide recognition. He played an important role in the campaign to control malaria in California; the disease ...

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  12. Alcoholic hepatitis treatments fail to keep patients aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... authorities said Wednesday there is a low risk of people getting sick. In a huge boost to the global fight against malaria, researchers have discovered how the malaria parasite protects itself by building resistance against the last-line in ...

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  13. Twins experiment reveals genetic link with mosquito bitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | University of Florida News

    ... which they require to reproduce. For example, pregnant women are more attractive to Anopheles gambiae (the principal malaria vector in Africa) than their non-pregnant counterparts, and people with a greater body mass also appear to be more ...

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  14. Genes linked to mosquito attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    ... allowed them to choose between the hands of different study participants. Pregnant women are more attractive to the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae than those who are not pregnant. And fatter people also seem to be more attractive to mosquitoes ...

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  15. Mosquito Bite? It May Be Your Parents' FaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | LBC 97.3

    ... safe when they travel, but also to try to reduce disease transmission in countries where we have a big problem with malaria and dengue fever."

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  16. Intellectual curiosity on display at UCD student research conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Davis Enterprise

    ... be presenting research on factors that could decrease the ability of mosquitoes to transmit the parasites that cause malaria in humans. He described working in the research setting. "We don't get a textbook," he said. "We rely on our colleagues and ...

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  17. Richards-Kortum elected to American Academy of Arts and SciencesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | PressReleasePoint

    ... systems that are inexpensive, portable and provide point-of-care diagnoses for diseases ranging from cancer to malaria. Her research has produced 29 patents, more than 230 research papers, 11 book chapters and the textbook Biomedical Engineering for ...

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  18. Blame Mosquito Bites On The Genes Responsible For How You SmellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Medical Daily

    Body odor has been linked to a person's attractiveness to mosquitoes, opening doors for possible gene therapies to battle malaria.

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  19. Genes make some people mosquito targets, twins pilot study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Science Daily

    ... which they require to reproduce. For example, pregnant women are more attractive to Anopheles gambiae (the principal malaria vector in Africa) than their non-pregnant counterparts, and people with a greater body mass also appear to be more ...

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  20. Some people are BORN to be bitten by mosquitoes - genes can make us more attractive to the bugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... allowed them to choose between the hands of different study participants. Pregnant women are more attractive to the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae than those who are not pregnant. And fatter people also seem to be more attractive to mosquitoes ...

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