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  1. Rapid test kit for Ebola being made in DundeeRead the original story

    12 min ago | Sunday Herald

    ... believes the test is cost effective, but noted: "Is it a dollar a test? No. It hasn't become a commodity like malaria tests have at the moment." The Ebola test is the first BBI has taken from conception through to market. Until now it has typically ...

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  2. Just Published: 'Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics'Read the original story

    27 min ago | PR-inside.com

    Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics is a non-profit organization that develops and implements new diagnostic technologies for the development of diagnostic tests. The organization's research areas include tuberculosis, malaria, human African trypanosomiasis and other neglected diseases.

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  3. 6K in Manassas to raise funds for clean water accessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Potomac Local

    ... five die each day because of a lack of access to clean water, and the issue takes more lives each year than AIDS and malaria combined. "The race is a 6K - which is a little shorter than four miles - it's the distance that women and children in ...

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  4. New Malaria Vaccine Reflects the Pioneering Efforts of Researchers From NYU Langone Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

    Husband and wife microbiologists Ruth and Victor Nussenzweig from NYU Langone Medical Center have been pioneers in the study of malaria for over a half-century. Photo courtesy of NYU Langone Medical Center When the highly influential European Medicines Agency announced its recommendation to approve what could be the world's first licensed vaccine against malaria in infants and children, there was much celebrating in the research community at NYU Langone Medical Center.

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  5. The 4 best charities in the world - and how much you should give to eachRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... substantially after receiving the donations. Easily the most threatening disease to kids in low-income countries is malaria. Approximately 600,000 people die every year as a result of malaria infection, and the only vaccine that's been approved ...

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  6. Tobacco control: Governments should not rest on their laurelsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | European Public Health Alliance

    ... (WHO) 2015 report on tobacco launched this month. Tobacco-related diseases claim more lives than HIV-AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. In its recent report , the WHO welcomes commitments and efforts made in the field of tobacco control around ...

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  7. EU-funded researchers map effects of climate change on deadly diseasesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... tools to help local communities and regional actors assess and better manage the risks. The project focused on malaria, Rift Valley Fever and schistosomiasis in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, which are water-related and vector-borne - ...

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  8. DRC: MSF has vaccinated over 287,000 children against measles in four provincesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    ... over a wide area. The general state of health of the population is poor, and children - exposed to malnutrition, malaria, tuberculosis and respiratory infections - are particularly vulnerable. These are aggravating factors that are increasing the ...

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  9. Africa: Measles Epidemic Ravages Katanga ProvinceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... over a wide area. The general state of health of the population is poor, and children - exposed to malnutrition, malaria, tuberculosis and respiratory infections - are particularly vulnerable. These are aggravating factors that are increasing the ...

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  10. The Ebola vaccine in perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    ... any vaccine to show such efficacy, and so swiftly, too. For comparison, not long ago the results of trials for new malaria and dengue fever vaccines showed just how challenging development is. While they were promising, their effectiveness was much ...

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  11. The Cure for GileadRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Switched

    ... developing countries on to anti-retroviral treatments. If these patients (or the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria on their behalf) had been forced to pay the list price, these 15 million individuals would be dying or dead. However, we ...

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  12. Rapid test kit for Ebola being made in Dundee a Rapid test for Ebola...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... believes the test is cost effective, but noted: "Is it a dollar a test? No. It hasn't become a commodity like malaria tests have at the moment." The Ebola test is the first BBI has taken from conception through to market. Until now it has typically ...

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  13. CambridgeNews published Isolating infection at Addenbrooke's is really important, says Dr...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

    ... young compared to the average adult age of admission in the hospital." "Anybody coming in with a fever from a malaria-endemic area, we're to screen them and make sure they don't have it. "If they've been in an area where there's been an ongoing ...

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  14. Understanding the Role of mHealth and Other Media Interventions for...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... adherence to HIV/AIDS antiretroviral therapy, uptake and demand of maternal health service, and compliance with malaria treatment guidelines). While some media evidence demonstrates effectiveness in changing cognitive abilities, knowledge, and ...

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  15. Africa: Mosquito-Hunting Spiders Could Help Fight Deadly MalariaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A species of spiders found only around Lake Victoria in East Africa, called Evarcha culicivora, is adapted to hunt female Anopheles mosquitoes that transmit malaria parasites. "This is unique.

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  16. Can adults catch chickenpox?Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... it is likely that you will not suffer any harm. Dear Doctor: I had stomach pain and, on testing, I was found to have malaria and prescribed Quinine and Panadol. I was afraid to take Quinine since I suffered a miscarriage during my last pregnancy. I ...

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  17. Pay attention to rural public health centresRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Last Thursday, Daily Monitor reported a shortage of essential drugs at Bukeeri Health Centre III in Masaka District. According to Dr Joseph Muwanga, the officer in charge of Bukeeri Health Centre III, most of the essential medicines to treat common diseases such as malaria, cough, pneumonia, diarrhoea and hypertension, are not readily available.

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  18. 'Gene drive': Scientists sound alarm over supercharged GM...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... revolutionise medicine and agriculture because it can in theory stop the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses, such as malaria and yellow fever, as well as eliminate crop pests and invasive species such as rats and cane toads. However, scientists at ...

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  19. iBio, Inc. (IBIO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Market ReportRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... It offers products such as vaccines, and biotherapeutics. iBio offers vaccines such as influenza vaccines, malaria, hookworm, yellow fever, human papilloma virus, and bacterial pathogens. The company's biotherapeutics sectors include human growth ...

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  20. Letter: Poverty is solvable, and we can solve itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Berkshire Eagle

    ... 31 every minute, either due to insufficient nutrition, lack of access to clean water, lack of basic health services, malaria, dysentery or neonatal infection. It would not have been unusual if that child's mother woke before dawn to begin her daily ...

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