Malaria Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Anti-malaria drugs could treat Parkinson's disease: ScientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Dr Shin Joon in front of the NMR spectroscopy machine used in their experiments. (Photo: NTU) SINGAPORE: Two anti-malaria drugs have been found to be a potential treatment for Parkinson's disease by scientists from Nanyang Technological University ...

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  2. India: Five Japanese encephalitis cases were vaccinatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    ... of them died at Silchar Medical College Hospital (SMCH) in the past one week, said a senior officer of the district malaria department in Hailakandi on Wednesday. He said seven more are battling for their lives.

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  3. Africa: Linking Health and EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Global development partners meeting at the Financing for Development conference today called for stronger linkages between investments in health and education in low- and middle-income countries. In an event, co-hosted by the governments of Ethiopia and the United States together with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, UNAIDS and the Global Partnership on Education, participants called for ambitious investments that strive for a world where everyone has access to quality health and education.

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  4. University of Washington researchers show that the mosquito smells, before it sees, a hostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    ... bites can also be conduits for hitchhiking pathogens to worm their way into our bodies. Mosquitoes spread malaria, dengue, yellow fever and West Nile virus, among others. As the bloodsucking insects evolve to resist our best pesticides, mosquito ...

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  5. Repeat infection with malaria parasites might make mosquitoes more dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: If they have the opportunity mosquitoes will blood feed every 2-5 days and therefore can be exposed to multiple infections. view more In malaria-endemic regions, humans are often infected repeatedly with the Plasmodium parasite, and the consequences of such multiple infections are under intense study.

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  6. Discovery brings hope for people suffering from Parkinson's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Medical News

    Scientists from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University and McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the United States have found that existing anti-malaria drugs could be a potential treatment for Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that causes a person to lose control of motor movements, such as the ability to move his or her hands, arms, and legs.

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  7. UW researchers help develop new compound to combat malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Medical News

    An international team of scientists - led by researchers from the University of Washington and two other institutions - has announced that a new compound to fight malaria is ready for human trials. In a new paper published July 15 in Science Translational Medicine , they show that this compound is the first to cripple a critical protein that the malaria parasite needs to survive at different stages of its complex life cycle, and is suitable for clinical tests in humans.

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  8. New drug DSM265 shows potential to cure, prevent malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Medical News

    Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and in Australia have shown that a drug currently in testing shows potential to cure malaria in a single dose and offers promise as a preventive treatment as well. The new drug - DSM265 - kills drug-resistant malaria parasites in the blood and liver by targeting their ability to replicate.

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  9. SINGAPORE: Existing anti-malaria drugs could be used for Parkinson's disease, say scientistsRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Scientists from the Nanyang Technological University , in collaboration with United States McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School, have found that existing anti-malaria drugs could potentially be used to treat Parkinson's disease. The drugs - Chloroquine and Amodiaquine - when tested on rats with the disease - were found to activate a protein called Nurr1, which protects the brain's ability to generate dopamine neurons.

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  10. New drug shows potential to cure and prevent malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    A drug currently being tested on humans shows potential to cure malaria in a single dose and offers promise as a preventive treatment as well, new research says. The compound, invented by an international team of researchers, including Indian-origin Pradipsinh Rathod from the University of Washington, is the first to cripple a critical protein that the malaria parasite needs to survive at different stages of its complex life cycle, the study noted.

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  11. Novartis malaria treatment Coartem 80/480mg receives WHO...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | AndhraNews

    Novartis International AG /Novartis malaria treatment Coartem 80/480mg receives WHO prequalification, enabling greater access for patients . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

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  12. Breast Cancer Fund exposes the cancer-causing chemicals lurking in foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | NewsTarget.com

    ... or other non-plastic containers. DDT has been banned for agricultural use globally but it is still being used for malaria in some countries. It also continues to show up in humans and animals even where it has not been used for 30 or 40 years. ...

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  13. Lebanon Animal Hospital takes part in clinical trial to save cats' livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... has only a 60-percent survival rate. The trial compares the current treatment to a new medication used to treat malaria in Africa. Enrolled patients will receive the study drugs at no cost and an additional credit to help with the overall treatment ...

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  14. Single-shot malaria treatment on the horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Early research on a new malaria drug indicates it could be effective for treating and preventing the devastating disease, says an international team of researchers. The drug, which is now undergoing Phase II clinical trials in humans, inhibits an enzyme essential to the survival of malaria.

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  15. Malaria: mothers and children affected MOSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    In the last part of this series, we explore why expectant mothers and children are most affected by the malaria disease burden in Apac District. It's a bright morning somewhere in Owang village in Apac District, two-year-old Marion Alum is sitting on her mother's lap at home a few kilometres away from Arocha Swamp.

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  16. Progress In The Fight Against A Parasite That Causes Diarrheal DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... and his colleagues at the University of Georgia in Athens. Cryptosporidium is a protozoan parasite, a cousin of the malaria parasite, Plasmodium . It infects the gut and causes severe diarrhea. You get it by drinking contaminated water. In the ...

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  17. Drug shows promise as single-dose cure and as preventive treatment...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | UT Southwestern Medical Center

    DALLAS July 15, 2015 Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and in Australia have shown that a drug currently in testing shows potential to cure malaria in a single dose and offers promise as a preventive treatment as well. The new drug DSM265 kills drug-resistant malaria parasites in the blood and liver by targeting their ability to replicate.

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  18. Brief history of QuaaludesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Sure, the drug is still around today, but how many people under 30 really knew what it was before Leonardo DiCaprio's infamous "Wolf of Wall Street" scene ? It was originally developed in India in the 1950s as an anti-malaria drug and a substitute for barbiturates, which are drugs used to treat anxiety, insomnia and seizures. In a prescription dose , which ranges between 75 mg and 300 mg, Quaaludes slow pulse rates, promote sleepiness and cause a drop in blood pressure.

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  19. Special Purpose Needles Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | SBWire

    ... in the number of outpatient procedures and due to the increasing awareness of disease such as HIV/AIDS, simplex malaria, typhus and etc. Browse Full Report@ Special ...

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  20. Progress On Millennium Development Goals; Poverty, Child Mortality Fall SharplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Harowo.com

    ... the report, according to the New York Times. In areas of health, the report stated that up to 6 million deaths from malaria were prevented through simple measures. New HIV infections also fell by about 40 percent between 2000 and 2013, while the ...

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