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  1. Medicine to Treat 1 in 10 Haitians Arrives in Port-au-PrinceRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Canada NewsWire

    Health officials anticipate that up to 50 percent of the population will be affected by the outbreak. The most recent numbers for /CNW/ - As the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus continues to spread throughout the Americas, humanitarian organization Direct Relief delivered enough medicines to treat one million people - or nearly one in 10 Haitians - to its warehouse in 904 Public Health and Population sites and Direct Relief's other partner hospitals, contains more than 6.1 million Defined Daily Doses of pain relievers, oral rehydration packs, antibiotics, IV solution, malaria tablets, and mosquito spray.

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  2. Restaurants and DiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Phoenix New Times

    ... A collection of 15 studies concluded that drinkers were found to be 30% less likely to develop type 2 diabetes . Malaria Quinine, which is extracted from cinchona bark, is found in tonic syrup, as well as a few different liqueurs and fortified wines ...

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  3. Gates Foundation puts $50 million into Ebola treatment, preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Business Journal

    ... The organization has deep ties to countries in Africa , where it has already worked on everything from vaccines for malaria and other diseases to education efforts in the area.

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  4. UCSF, Google Earth Engine Making Maps to Predict MalariaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Newswise

    UC San Francisco is working to create an online platform that health workers around the world can use to predict where malaria is likely to be transmitted using data on Google Earth Engine. The goal is to enable resource poor countries to wage more targeted and effective campaigns against the mosquito-borne disease, which kills 600,000 people a year, most of them children.

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  5. Full CommentaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | InteliHealth

    ... tissue damage. But people who carry a single "dose" of the mutation (called sickle trait) are less likely to die of malaria infection. (On the other hand, a person carrying two doses of the sickle gene have a survival disadvantage due to the ...

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  6. Travel hiatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Crofs Blogs

    ... But look around; a lot is going on with chikungunya, and MERS may make a comeback. Meanwhile the routine horrors-malaria, diarrhea, cholera-will doubtless continue. Posting may resume as early as Thursday night, Helsinki time (10 hours ahead of ...

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  7. Mosquito fact and fictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Science Daily

    Pitts is a research assistant professor of biological sciences and a key member of a research team at Vanderbilt University that is attempting to combat malaria and other mosquito-borne illnesses by developing new and improved attractants and repellants. In his spare time, he collects interesting facts and stories about his research subjects, nature's ultimate bioterrorists.

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  8. WHO Director-General addresses the Regional Committee for South-East AsiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | World Health Organization

    ... And business people have pulled out. In some areas, no health services whatsoever are functioning. Not for malaria, or tuberculosis, or AIDS. Not for childhood diarrhoeal disease and pneumonia, or even safe childbirth. Not for anything. What does ...

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  9. UNICEF Executive Board puts focus on record number of children living in emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | UNICEF News

    ... and child mortality; achieving universal primary education; improving maternal health; and combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. The escalation of emergencies is slowing - and, in some cases, reversing - progress towards realizing these ...

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  10. 3 finalists will grapple for OEN's first Game Changer AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Business Journal

    ... platform, which is a new vaccine technology aimed at HIV. The technology may also have relevance to infections with malaria, tuberculosis, herpesvirus, papillomavirus and hepatitis virus. Inpria photoresist products. Photoresist is the photoreactive ...

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  11. 8 Ailments You Can Cure or Prevent with LiquorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Phoenix New Times

    ... A collection of 15 studies concluded that drinkers were found to be 30% less likely to develop type 2 diabetes . Malaria Quinine, which is extracted from cinchona bark, is found in tonic syrup, as well as a few different liqueurs and fortified wines ...

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  12. Prescription for Health: Fight Global WarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Ecology Global Network

    ... Pathogens that plague humans, livestock and crops spread more widely. WHO notes that diseases such as cholera, malaria and dengue are especially sensitive to weather and climate changes. According to WHO, "Climate change is already causing tens of ...

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  13. Mabel First Lutheran embarks on - Mission: Possible'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The News-Record

    ... Rev. Roger Knudsen, referencing his Bible. "If you are a family and have four children and one of them has died from malaria and the others are in danger of it, would you want people to have the means to help you? To me, it's a pretty clear-cut ...

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  14. UCSF harnesses Google Earth to fight malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | SFGate

    ... logic and Google's powerful mapping technology can be used to combat one of the world's biggest health problems: malaria outbreaks in Africa. The team behind the project, along with dozens of other scientists and nonprofits, are turning to Google's ...

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  15. Irish scientists develop improved malaria vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Gizmag

    Scientists at University College Cork in Ireland have successfully finished pre-clinical testing of an experimental vaccine against malaria delivered through the skin. The method is an improvement on this type of vaccine delivery, whose use is being researched in relation to other infections as well, including Ebola and HIV.

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  16. Racing ahead of disease outbreaks: $12 million in new research grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WebWire

    Ebola, MERS , malaria, antibiotic-resistant infections: Is our interaction with the environment somehow responsible for their increased incidence? The joint National Science Foundation , National Institutes of Health and U.S. Department of Agriculture Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program is providing answers. The EEID program supports efforts to understand the ecological and biological mechanisms behind human-induced environmental changes and the emergence and transmission of infectious diseases.

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  17. New mobile technology may combat disease and malnutrition in the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Examiner.com

    ... Mobile Electrochemical Detector), plugs into the audio port of any mobile device and can detect levels of glucose, malaria parasites, salts in urine and toxic metals in water. This is the most significant mobile health technology currently available ...

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  18. [Editorial] WHO for the 21st CenturyRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Science

    ... of antiretroviral therapy for HIV-positive people and to ensure prompt diagnosis and treatment for people with malaria, tuberculosis, and hepatitis. During the MDG era, disease control programs rightly emphasized the provision of good health ...

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  19. Malaria Medications from WasteRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | PressReleasePoint

    All of the best currently available pharmaceuticals against malaria can now be produced in pure form using a single process, even from the waste of the plant-extraction. The method which has been developed allows for the complete production of anti-malaria medicines, in a continuous fashion, utilizing one reactor at one location.

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  20. Fighting Global Warming Will Improve Health of People EverywhereRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Common Dreams

    ... Pathogens that plague humans, livestock and crops spread more widely. WHO notes that diseases such as cholera, malaria and dengue are especially sensitive to weather and climate changes. According to WHO, "Climate change is already causing tens of ...

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