malaria treatment

New strategies reducing malaria deaths in Odisha (April 25 is World Malaria Day)


April 25th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India's health ministry is pinning its hopes on new strategies to bring down malaria deaths in Odisha's tribal and urban populations."In the last two years, ... Read more...

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Drug-resistant Malaria spreads along Thai-Myanmar border


April 6th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drug-resistant malaria strain, which health officials had hoped to contain to a small area in southwest Asia, has spread significantly along the Thai-Myanmar border, ... Read more...

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BRICS global spending on health increasing: Report


March 26th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Ahead of the BRICS summit here, a report by a global health group Monday said the five major emerging economies have witnessed a significant increase ... Read more...

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Malaria-fighting tobacco!


February 13th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 13 (IANS) A genetically modified tobacco plant that can fight drug-resistant malaria has been developed by Israeli scientists.Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found that tobacco ... Read more...

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Chinese scientist wins US award for malaria drug


September 15th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) A Chinese scientist has won a prestigious award in the US for her discovery of a new drug therapy for treatment of malaria.Pharmacologist Tu Youyou, 81, ... Read more...

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Canadian researchers announce breakthrough in malaria treatment


March 19th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Canadian researchers have made a major breakthrough in the fight against malaria.Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, along with Brad Trost, Member of Parliament for ... Read more...

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Largest clinical trial confirms new drug for worldwide malaria treatment


November 7th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): The largest clinical trial ever conducted has concluded that the drug artesunate should now be the preferred treatment for the disease in both children and adults everywhere in ... Read more...

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Now, a cheap and organic drug treatment for malaria


August 17th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Researchers are testing a new drug for malaria - one that is made from simple organic molecules and will be cheaper to mass-produce.Traditionally, an extract of a Chinese ... Read more...

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Novel anti-malarial drug candidate found


May 26th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a series of chemical compounds that might serve as starting points for the identification of new classes of anti-malarial drugs.In ... Read more...

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World Health Organization issues guidelines for malaria treatment


March 10th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – New guidelines for malaria treatment were issued Tuesday by the United Nations (UN) World Health Organization (WHO).This is the first time the agency releases guidance for effectively ... Read more...

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Ineffective monotherapies dominating high-burden malarious countries


November 2nd, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2(ANI): A new study has shown that owing to high price of artemisinin combination therapy (ACT), the most effective medicines for treating malaria, ineffective monotherapies are dominating high-burden malarious countries.Dr. ... Read more...

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‘Wonder drug’ chloroquine losing out to malarial parasite


September 25th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 25 (ANI): Australian scientists say malarial parasite is fast developing resistance to chloroquine, the inexpensive and effective drug used to treat malaria.Dr Rowena Martin, a biochemist, and colleagues at the ... Read more...

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Revolutionary blood test to fight malaria


April 29th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A simple blood test can offer valuable support to healthcare in the fight against malaria, scientists at Karolinska Institute have found.According to their study, the rapid diagnostic test ... Read more...

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Malaria treatment developed using synthetic biology, fermentation


February 28th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Achieving a milestone in the fight against malaria, scientists at Amyris Biotechnologies have produced 25 g/L of amorphadiene, a precursor of the antimalarial agent artemisinin, by using ... Read more...

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Oz scientists make breakthrough in malaria treatment


February 4th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Australian scientists have made a major breakthrough in the global fight against malaria.Monash University researchers have been able to deactivate the final stage of the malaria parasite''s ... Read more...

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Government for foreign investment in education: Sibal


November 17th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The government wants to free education from bureaucracy and permit foreign investment in education but could not do so as the Left was opposed to it, Minister ... Read more...

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Using different drugs on different patients best way to beat malaria


September 6th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Scientists suggest that the best way to treat malaria is to avoid using same drug for everyone, and opt for multiple first-line therapies.With the help of a ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton announces new drive against AIDS, malaria


August 5th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has announced initiatives that he said could immediately reduce AIDS-related infant mortality and, separately, extend affordable malaria treatment.Speaking to two West African ... Read more...

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Indian firms, Clinton Foundation sign deal on malaria drugs


July 18th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 18 (IANS) Four Indian and two Chinese companies will cut the price of a key malaria drug and control rates of a vital ingredient following a pact signed Thursday ... Read more...

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Preventive malaria treatments cut anaemia risk, improve kids learning


July 14th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Preventive malaria treatments are likely to cut anaemia risk and improve learning in school children, suggests a new study.The study led by Kenyan and British researchers ... Read more...

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