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  1. 100 Kiwi Stories from WW1: Death of an 'original'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... rode the veld ahead of his unit to detect threats, he came through the conflict unscathed, though he was treated for malaria and told his sister Molly in a letter that he had "a couple of close calls." He played some rugby in South Africa, and ...

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  2. Global health funding and economic developmentRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | CiteULike

    The impact of increased national wealth, as measured by Gross Domestic Product , on public health is widely understood, however an equally important but less well-acclaimed relationship exists between improvements in health and the growth of an economy. Communicable diseases such as HIV, TB, Malaria and the Neglected Tropical Diseases are impacting many of the world's poorest and most vulnerable populations, and depressing economic development.

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  3. Polio gone by 2019? Bill Gates thinks soRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WinBeta

    Bill Gates recently took the stage at Facebook's UK headquarters to speak about malaria and polio, reports The Telegraph , and his optimism is heartening. Continuous work is being put into the eradication of these diseases, and Gates insists that "we can intensify these campaigns and slowly but surely take the map of malaria and shrink it down."

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  4. Investing in future drugs to defeat diseaseRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    ... study and testing in patients but, uniquely, it has the potential to prevent, cure and stop the transmission of malaria. These exciting properties warranted it being declared a candidate by the Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), the not-for-profit ...

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  5. Air pollution makes your brain age faster, destroying white matter like a neurotoxinRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TreeHugger

    It's already quite clear that air pollution is very bad for us: It's bad for our hearts, for our lungs, it causes cancer , triggers asthma , etc. It's estimated to cause about 7 million deaths per year , more than malaria and AIDS combined .

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  6. Ricey remembersRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... as he goes on to detail his physical trials, you sense that he might not be that far from the truth. First came the malaria, nasty at the best of times, but in Rice's case it caused him four fits because it had become cerebral. Combine this with a ...

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  7. Forecasting Malaria In The Age Of Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... in comics form as Pluto's moon Nix, and my website is BowlerHatScience.org . Follow me on Twitter @DrMRFrancis. Malaria is one of the most widespread and devestating diseases in much of the world. With big changes to local environments thanks to ...

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  8. Squashing the SuperbugsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Project Syndicate

    Current antibiotics are becoming increasingly ineffective, not only at fighting common illnesses like pneumonia and urinary tract infections, but also at treating a range of infections, such as tuberculosis and malaria, which now risk again becoming incurable. With the G-7 leaders having committed, in a recent joint declaration , to tackle "antimicrobial resistance" , it is time for the more inclusive G-20 - and China, as it chairs the group for the first time - to take the fight to the next level.

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  9. Pesticide study shows that sexual conflict can maintain genetic variationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... the populations of animals known to be disease vectors, for example in mosquito control to limit the spread of malaria. Sexual conflict maintains variation at an insecticide resistance locus by Wayne G. Rostant, Caroline Kay, Nina Wedell and David ...

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  10. OU professor developing vaccine to protect global communities from malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    A University of Oklahoma professor studying malaria mosquito interaction has discovered a new mosquito protein for the development of a new vaccine that is expected to stop the spread of the disease in areas where it is considered endemic. Malaria is transmitted by mosquitoes, and it infects millions of people in Africa, Asia and South America every year, causing a global health crisis.

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  11. Co-operation needed to curb spread of epidemic diseases: Dr. ChidamabaraRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Star of Mysore

    Mysuru, June 29- 'There is an absolute need of co-operation from other departments to curb the spread of vector-borne diseases as Health Department alone cannot confront the menace,' said Controller of District Vector-borne Diseases Dr. S. Chidamabara here on Saturday. He was speaking at a function organised jointly by the District Administration, Zilla Panchayat, District Health and Family Welfare Department, Office of the Controller of District Vector-Borne Diseases at Vaidyara Bhavan in Nazarbad as part of the District Anti-Malaria Day.

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  12. Analysis: Why Jean Todt prefers to avoid FIA warsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

    ... believes, while road safety represents a global epidemic which touches everyone, an issue on a par with the likes of malaria and AIDS when it comes to world health. "As a global body with influence influence in more than 140 countries around the ...

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  13. Andrew Glyptis Honored for Excellence in MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 24-7 Press Release

    ... administering CDC-recommended travel vaccines, prescribing medications to prevent travel-related illnesses like malaria, and treating infections in the returning traveler. His hospital duties include conducting consultations, giving lectures, and ...

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  14. The family no one wants visiting - The CulicidaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... to some research, only three shall we be concerned with. Anopheles mosquitoes are the only species known to carry malaria. They also transmit filariasis (also called elephantiasis) and encephalitis. Culex mosquitoes carry encephalitis, filariasis, ...

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  15. Health department opens international travel clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Jacksonville Daily News

    Onslow County is one of the 17 counties in North Carolina whose Health Departments offer a complete line of immunizations and prescriptions to protect the health of those traveling abroad from diseases such as yellow fever and malaria.

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  16. Miracle Mineral Solution 'cure' is dangerous - health authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Waikato Times

    ... destroyer" by the Genesis II, Church of Health and Healing. Overseas it has been hailed as cure for cancer, HIV and malaria, but similar claims were removed from the New Zealand website after Medsafe warned they were unsubstantiated and illegal. In ...

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  17. Artemisinin and the fight against malaria: an interview with Dr. Robert Sebbag, SanofiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News

    ... production lead times. The "Patent for Humanity" award underscores our sustained commitment to the fight against malaria and increasing access to medicines in underserved communities worldwide. We know we have more work to do; in Africa, one child ...

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  18. In pictures: Combating trachoma in SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | BBC News

    ... caused by NTDs, finding it in the same order of magnitude as the "Big Three" diseases: HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Theresa, 27, who is diagnosed with trachoma, finds the pain so intense that she wants to pull out her eyelashes. "I don't have ...

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  19. 4 of the Least Successful Vaccines in Medical HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News Max

    ... a new vaccine, The Guardian reported . An estimated 1.4 million people die worldwide each year from tuberculosis. 3. Malaria Researchers from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said in November 2012 that a clinical trial of a much-anticipated RTS, ...

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  20. Robert Miller: So now you have to worry about babesiosis, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... it, and you can get babesiosis, a disease that can cause persistent fevers, headaches and fatigue - it's akin to malaria. Some people, infected with the parasite, never get sick at all. But it can be fatal in people with compromised immune systems, ...

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