mosquito borne diseases

Malaria awareness - in a stylish way (Lead) (Today is World Malaria Day) (With Images)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A group of students in the national capital proved that style and malaria awareness can go hand in hand -- with models walking the ramp ... Read more...

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Malaria awareness - in a stylish way (Today is World Malaria Day) (With Images)


April 25th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A group of students in the national capital proved that style and malaria awareness can go hand in hand -- with models walking the ramp ... Read more...

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Making mosquitoes pay for every bite


July 20th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Scientists have hit upon a novel way to kill mosquitoes with every bite they make by disrupting their blood meal digestive syetem.The approach could be the ... Read more...

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Indian-origin led team makes cocktail against mosquitoes


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Mosquito bites could soon become a fading memory, thanks to a chemical cocktail made by a team led by an Indian-origin scientist to buzz off the ... Read more...

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Engineer to be prosecuted for judges getting dengue


March 21st, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A Delhi court has paved the way for the prosecution of a government engineer whose alleged negligence resulted in mosquitos breeding at the construction site ... Read more...

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Mosquito monitoring saves lives as well as money


October 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that cutting surveillance for mosquito-borne diseases may lead to an increase in both the number of human cases and the health costs when ... Read more...

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Genes of major disease-causing mosquito decoded


October 1st, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): In a new study, researchers examined genes that are turned on during infection in a type of mosquito that is not only a pest, but transmits disease-causing pathogens. ... Read more...

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Now, Scot tennis ace Baltacha pulls out of CWG over health concerns


September 26th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Normal 0Normal 0Edinburgh, Sept 26 (ANI): Scotland's number one tennis player Elena Baltacha has withdrawn from ... Read more...

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Action plan to check dengue in Delhi ahead of CWG


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Wednesday initiated a campaign to check mosquito-borne diseases like dengue, chikunguniya and malaria in time for the Commonwealth Games. Delhi Mayor ... Read more...

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Now, a cheaper way to trap deadly mosquitoes


January 13th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Researchers have come up with the cheapest and most efficient way so far to trap adult mosquitoes and the deadly diseases they carry, from malaria to the West ... Read more...

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33 die of mosquito-borne diseases, fever in West Bengal


November 14th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Mosquito-borne diseases and a type of fever whose cause has not been identified have claimed at least 33 lives in West Bengal since September, officials said Friday."At least ... Read more...

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‘Deforestation spurs mosquito-borne diseases’


September 8th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) Rampant deforestation will spur the rate of mosquito-borne infections unless reduced or replaced with more careful land clearing practices, researchers have warned. Andrew Jardine, Angus Cook and ... Read more...

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3.2 million rendered homeless by Nargis: study


May 15th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Cyclone Nargis rendered as many as 3.2 million Burmese homeless, according to geographic risk models developed by researchers. Relying on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), researchers calculated the likely ... Read more...

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3.2 million Burmese estimated to be affected by Cyclone Nargis


May 15th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Geographic risk models developed by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Lehman College in the US have estimated that as many as ... Read more...

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Mosquitoes spread to new areas in warmer India


April 6th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
(April 7 is World Health Day) By Atanu Sarkar The incidence of mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, and chikungunya is rising in India due to climate change. These diseases are no longer restricted ... Read more...

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