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  1. Hiv TestingRead the original story

    15 min ago | KCWY13

    ... n. The NIH has started testing a vaccine designed to protect against all diseases spread by mosquitoes, from Zika to malaria and yellow fever.

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  2. Who wants to Genetically Engineer their own DNA? How about a Pet Baby Mammoth?Read the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... urgent questions regarding their potential use. Can we justify changing the DNA of mosquitoes in an effort to combat malaria or ZIKA? Is bringing back extinct animals in an effort to slow climate change a good idea? What if we can use genetics to ...

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  3. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    ... SEEK in Preparation for First Trial of Vaccine to Protect Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases, Including Zika and Malaria )--Halloran Consulting Group, a national consultancy that helps medical device, biotech, & pharma companies with FDA clinical, ...

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  4. Vaccine tested to protect against mosquito-borne diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | UPI

    Researchers from the National Institutes of Health, or NIH, are testing a new vaccine designed to target mosquito saliva to protect against mosquito-borne diseases. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, or NIAID, part of the NIH, has launched a Phase 1 clinical trial of a new vaccine that could provide widespread protection against a variety of mosquito-borne diseases like Zika, malaria, West Nile virus and dengue fever.

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  5. Modern housing associated with reduced malaria risk in sub-Saharan AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Modern houses-with metal roofs and finished walls-are associated with a more than 9 percent reduction in the odds of malaria in children in sub-Saharan Africa when compared to more traditional thatched houses, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine by Lucy Tusting of the University of Oxford, UK, and colleagues at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK, Durham University, UK, and the University of Southampton, UK. Insecticide-treated bednets and house spraying have been effective in reducing the prevalence of malaria since the turn of the 21st century, but other approaches are needed for sustainable elimination of the mosquito-transmitted, parasitic disease.

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  6. hVIVO notes the initiation of a Phase I clinical trial with AGS-v, a...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Vaccine could protect against diseases such as Zika and Malaria; hVIVO's joint venture investment with SEEK in a new company, Imutex, was formed to accelerate the development of this vaccine HVO ), a specialty biopharma company with discovery and clinical testing capabilities, notes the announcement from the US National Institute of Health that it has initiated a Phase I clinical trial of AGS-v, an investigational mosquito-borne disease vaccine. AGS-v is intended to provide broad protection against a range of mosquito-transmitted diseases, such as Zika, malaria, West Nile fever and dengue fever, and to hinder the ability of mosquitoes to transmit such infections.

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  7. U.N. says 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death in faminesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... from famine and that malnourished children are up to nine times more likely to die from diseases such as measles, malaria or cholera than a healthy child. The organisation is calling for funding as well as immediate and sustained access and for ...

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  8. People still live in Henry Ford's failed jungle utopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Autoblog

    ... expectations -- became the sanitation squads. These squads would clear the town of standing water to prevent malaria, but also check workers for venereal disease. Unsurprisingly, the substandard rubber trees failed and the workers rioted after ...

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  9. Neuronal stimulation regulates appetite and glucose levels in miceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... pro-longevity chemicals across a range of distinctive strains and species of tiny nematode ... An experimental malaria vaccine protected healthy subjects from infection with a malaria strain different from that contained in the vaccine, according to ...

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  10. Experimental malaria vaccine offers durable protection against many strains in NIH trialRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    An investigational malaria vaccine has protected a small number of healthy U.S. adults from infection with a malaria strain different from that contained in the vaccine, according to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , part of the National Institutes of Health, sponsored and co-conducted the Phase 1 clinical trial.

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  11. New book on malaria from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory PressRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    A renewed global effort in malaria control and elimination over the past decade has led to a substantial increase in basic research and significant advances in our understanding of the mechanisms underlying this complex disease. However, it is not always clear how such gains in knowledge will translate into improved strategies for the fight against malaria.

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  12. Scientists make breakthrough with malaria vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | RedOrbit

    The search for an effective malaria vaccine may soon be over, as a treatment designed to mimic the immunity-conferring effects of a treated mosquito bite provided up to 100% protection for a 10-week period in , and symptoms include fever, chills, headache, vomiting and possibly death. While measures that were designed to reduce the chances of being bitten by infected mosquitoes have been successful to some degree, a true vaccine for the life-threatening disease has remained out of reach.

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  13. Experimental PfSPZ malaria vaccine provides durable protection...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | National Institutes of Health

    "An effective malaria vaccine will need to protect people living in endemic areas against multiple strains of the mosquito-borne disease." An investigational malaria vaccine has protected a small number of healthy U.S. adults from infection with a malaria strain different from that contained in the vaccine, according to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences .

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  14. Yemen's Brutal Conflict Pushing One Million Displaced to Return...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... and reported in 84 per cent of IDP locations identified. In addition to malnutrition, diarrheal diseases and malaria are cited as the most common health concerns for Yemen's displaced. IOM Yemen's Chief of Mission, Laurent De Boeck, noted the great ...

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  15. The history of global health organizations [timeline]Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | OUPblog

    ... International Relations at Oxford University examining the first decade of the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria. She is also the author of It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! Devi Sridhar is Professor at the ...

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  16. The art of non-deterministic behaviourRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... to explore the spatial qualities of disease transmission, working on data and dynamics related to the spreading of a malaria infection in a population of macaques, a project developed in cooperation with Dr Paddy Brock, a mathematical modeller at ...

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  17. University of Louisville researcher to investigate how gut microbiota protect against malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    Nathan Schmidt, Ph.D., has published research showing that microbes in the gut of mice can affect the severity of illness suffered from infection with Plasmodium, the parasite that causes malaria. To pursue this research further, Schmidt, assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the University of Louisville School of Medicine, has received a five-year research grant of $2.6 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, one of the National Institutes of Health.

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  18. Business Tribune: Impact capitalism! Social entrepreneurs getting the upper handRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... not. "In global development you don't have a feedback mechanism." He said if you are distributing bed nets to fight malaria or dealing with water sanitation issues, your customer is often the World Bank or USAID - not the end user. And then you get ...

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  19. Jimmy Kimmel says Oscars monologue will depend on President TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... Trump be running for president? No," he said. "He would be at home right now quietly rubbing up against his wife, Malaria, while she pretends to be asleep." "Thanks to Mark Burnett, we don't have to watch reality shows anymore, because we're living ...

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  20. Ahmedabad: 88 chikungunya cases reported in 48 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ... city. Similarly, 25 cases of dengue were reported from January 1 till February 18 and a huge number of 148 cases of malaria during the same period.

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