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  1. One-Acre Natural Attractant Mosquito Trap keeps them nasty mozzies awayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Coolest Gadgets

    ... day and flourishing, with the mosquito being a vector for deadly viruses like the Zika virus as well as spreading malaria and dengue fever. Well, if you love to spend the cool evenings on the outside without being a buffet spread for mosquitoes, ...

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  2. Book review: "Zika: The emerging epidemic"Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... experienced no symptoms at all. Compared with the ravages of other diseases common in South America - such as malaria, dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya, which are carried by the same species of mosquito, Aedes aegypti - there was little reason ...

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  3. CRISPR: Chinese Scientists To Pioneer Gene-Editing Trial On HumansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slashdot

    ... enzyme named Cas9. Its ramifications are next to endless, from changing the color of mouse fur to designing malaria-free mosquitoes and pest-resistant crops to correcting a wide swath of genetic diseases like sickle-cell anaemia in humans. The ...

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  4. Why Mosquitoes Are Selective About Who They Bite 4 days, 19 hours agoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Mosquitoes are a bonafide health risk. These insects carry and spread disease through their bites. Although malaria isn't something you worry about in the United States, West Nile disease has been here for years. If you're serious about mosquito ...

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  5. Obama Presses for Development Initiatives to Continue Beyond PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... and the fight against global poverty; the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the President's Malaria Initiative. PEPFAR has so dramatically reduced the number of people on treatment-based research, that the program has shifted ...

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  6. The U.N.'s Rundown Of Some Of The World's Biggest ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Public Radio

    ... deaths in 2012. Cases of preventable diseases are going down - but they still persist. The incidence of HIV, malaria and tuberculosis declined between 2000 and 2015. In 2015, however, the U.N. reports that 2.1 million people were newly infected with ...

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  7. Diet diary: The immense power of medicinal plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    ... treat breast and ovarian cancer. Another case in point is anti-malarial drug research. The traditional treatment of malaria has been Quinine, from the bark of the Cinchona tree. However, over the years, drug-resistant strains of the parasite ...

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  8. Tanzania: Improvement in Maternal, Child Health As Mortality Rate DropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... immunisation, Vitamin A supplementation, the use of insecticide treated bed nets and better drugs to treat malaria," Mr Kijuu said. He further said a total of 560,484 Insecticide Treated Nets (ITN were distributed to people in effort to control ...

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  9. What do Africans actually think about public health interventions from afar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... Instead, people likely would have preferred researchers to focus on other - deadly - diseases such as smallpox or malaria, or provide a true public health service like reliable access to clean water." (p. 65) But Graboyes doesn't just caution us to ...

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  10. Strange but true: Part slug, part robotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... eggs, larvae and pupae rapidly to the safety of the new nest. For the first time, scientists have shown that malaria-transmitting mosquitoes actively avoid feeding on certain animal species such as chickens, using their sense of smell - findings ...

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  11. ChikDenMaZika Syndrome: Diagnosing arboviral infections in the midst of concurrent epidemicsRead the original story

    Friday | Crofs Blogs

    ... like rickettsiae, Q fever, leptospirosis, ehrlichiosis and Streptococcus; as well as parasitic disease such as malaria and acute Chagas disease. Efforts should focus on the necessity to contain the ongoing concurrent epidemics and to maintain strict ...

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  12. Report: Lifesaving New AIDS Drugs Remain Costly; Older Versions Get CheaperRead the original story

    Friday | Intellectual Property Watch

    ... one person for a year cost more than US$10,000. Then multilateral programmes funding the fight against HIV, TB, and malaria did not exist nor many donors. But as the availability of low-cost, quality antiretroviral drugs, increased, MSF now provides ...

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  13. Zika Transmission in New York, and Now in Florida - Some Legal ThoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    ... and viruses transmitted by mosquitoes are also temperature dependent. One study found the incubation period for the malaria virus was halved with a 5 C temperature increase. All of this suggests that ranges for mosquito-borne diseases should be ...

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  14. Gastrointestinal disorders involve both brain-to-gut and gut-to-brain pathwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... segments of patient population, and several molecular ... For the first time, scientists have shown that malaria-transmitting mosquitoes actively avoid feeding on certain animal species such as chickens, using their sense of smell. Odors emitted by ...

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  15. Researchers identify way to predict and prevent damage in donated kidneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... segments of patient population, and several molecular ... For the first time, scientists have shown that malaria-transmitting mosquitoes actively avoid feeding on certain animal species such as chickens, using their sense of smell. Odors emitted by ...

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  16. Zika virus epidemic: Africa should not be neglectedRead the original story

    Friday | Crofs Blogs

    ... virus serological assays with those of other flaviviruses (eg, dengue viruses), and because of the interference of malaria with modern Zika virus ELISA that results in reduced specificity. Aedes aegypti , the main vector of Zika virus, and Aedes ...

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  17. Nigeria: Tackling Low Life ExpectancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... indices on various health related issues, including heart diseases, diabetes, pneumonia, kidney problems, cancers, malaria, among others. Majority of these factors, according to the body, could be prevented, managed or treated effectively with the ...

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  18. I Was a Gross KidRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | NOVA scienceNOW

    ... adulthood. I got a summer fellowship in college working in a lab at the American Museum of Natural History studying malaria in lizards. In the end, I made that work my college thesis, and graduated with a degree in Biology. After I graduated, I got ...

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    Friday | This Is Scunthorpe

    ... bites. They are not as effective as DEET and are not recommended as the only protection in areas that are endemic to malaria. These include citronella, lemon eucalyptus and neem, to name a few. Insect bites can commonly cause lumps (papules), ...

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  20. This trick can make malaria 'chicken' out of your roomRead the original story

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    Washington D.C, Jul 22 : Fancy sleeping next to a chicken? It may sound like a 'fowl' suggestion, but it turns out, this poultry bedfellow can actually protect you from malaria. For the first time, scientists have shown that malaria-transmitting mosquitoes actively avoid feeding on certain animal species such as chickens, using their sense of smell.

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