Avian malaria spreads north into interior Alaska: studyANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Malaria is infecting birds as far north as Alaska's interior, and a rapidly warming climate may be the reason the mosquito-borne disease appears to be advancing northward, a new study shows.
Subsidies Help Get Modern Malaria Drugs To Millions In AfricaAyo Bello grabs a box of malaria medication at a pharmacy in Lagos, Nigeria. A pilot project by the Global Fund has helped private pharmacies and clinics sell top quality malaria drugs at wholesale prices in Nigeria and seven other African countries.
Reckitt Benckiser Re-Enforces Malaria Awareness CampaignFollowing the growing concern to curb the incidence of malaria and save the lives of children and their mothers, Reckitt Benckiser, makers of Mortein insecticide has re-enforced its anti-malaria awareness campaign at a forum for Local Government Nurses ...
Which malaria drugs you should takeWorld Health Organization recommendations that countries in the infamous malaria belt switch to Artemisinin-based Combination Therapies (ACTs) to treat uncomplicated malaria have opened the floodgates for big pharmaceutical companies and the drugs ...
Malaria cases on decline in TuemMANDREM: The community health centre (CHC) at Tuem-Pernem has recorded 13 cases of malaria from January to July. Malaria cases during this period have decreased as against a total of 33 cases detected last year. The year 2008 and 2009 saw 112 ...
Facing anti-malaria nets, mosquitoes alter habits: studySept 20 (Reuters) - After two African villages started using mosquito nets to fight malaria, the local mosquitoes seemed to change their biting habits to skirt the barriers, according to a French study.
Deborah Derrick on How to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and MalariaIn a recent in-depth interview with Deborah Derrick, President, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, we discussed her motivations for pursuing a career in international affairs and social change, her experience as a ...
New Malaria-Carrying Mosquito Found in Kenya"We observed that many mosquitoes we caught, including those infected with malaria, did not physically resemble other known malaria mosquitoes," said lead author Jennifer Stevenson, research fellow at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
AngloGold Malaria Control Project Targets 40 DistrictsAngloGold Ashanti Limited has targeted 40 districts in the Upper West Region for the Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) of mosquitoes under its five-year malaria control project being supported by the Global Fund. The project is being funded with a budget ...
Senate Caucus on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases will highlight ...Senate Caucus on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases will highlight prevalent global diseases. U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.
Avian Malaria in Alaska: The Climate Change ConnectionA team of biologists has just announced the first documented case of bird-to-bird malaria transmission in Alaska. Writing in the journal PLOS ONE, they've shown that this frequently fatal avian illness, which is normally associated with the tropics and ...
Cambodians fight malaria with the push of a button"The malaria here... can kill people in a short period of time if we don't have the right treatment," said Long Vuthy, whose home doubles as a walk-in clinic.
Mutant parasite could stop malaria in its tracks(Medical Xpress)—University of Nottingham Malaria experts have found a way of disabling one of the many phosphatase proteins which breathe life into the malaria parasite. The result is a mutant which is unable to complete the complex life cycle ...
Malaria eradication fund in North East IndiaMalaria eradication fund in North East India Source: The Sangai Express. Imphal, September 21 2012: The US-based Office of Inspector General is willing to provide more funds for eradication of malaria in North East India. A reliable source informed ...
Dutch bio-hackers mobilize malaria testingAmplino may be the ultimate garage project. Three DIY bio-hackers have created a mobile malaria testing kit they claim can identify different strains of malaria with higher accuracy, and at lower levels of parasite concentrations than existing rapid ...
Federal grants help Maryland biotechs in war on malariaTwo Maryland biotechs have won federal Small Business Innovation Research grants to battle malaria, a deadly scourge in the developing world.
Firm Intensifies Malaria Campaign Among Vulnerable GroupsDue to growing concern to stem the spread of malaria attacks on the mothers and children, a multi-national company, Reckitt Benckiser Limited makers of Mortein insecticide, has re-enforced anti-malaria awareness campaign, among the vulnerable groups in ...
Stakeholders urged to take part in malaria preventionTHE Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Senator Monica Mutsvangwa, has urged all stakeholders to participate in the prevention of malaria in Manicaland where the highest numbers of malaria infections are recorded annually. Speaking during the ...
Church raising money for malaria fightEvery 30 seconds, a child dies of malaria, and in many African countries, people don't know how the disease is spread or how it could be prevented.
11 test positive for malaria, dengueJAIPUR: Two persons tested positive for dengue and nine others for malaria in the SMS hospital on Thursday. The hospital claimed that no deaths have been reported due to dengue and malaria so far in the state and the patients are undergoing treatment ...