User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Malaria
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Unlocked: Mystery for a better malaria vaccine 13.2.2017 DNA: Health
Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute found that a previously mysterious protein on the surface of the parasite called P113 anchors the RH5 protein, and provides a molecular bridge between the parasite and a red blood cell
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Project on labourers’ colony among 8 best at Archiprix 11.2.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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‘Use of DDT behind most cancer cases in north Bihar’ 11.2.2017 TOI: Patna
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Malaria parasite triggers body smell that lures mosquitoes 10.2.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The mosquitoes are also attracted more quickly and drink more blood
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Why mosquitoes are attracted to people with malaria decoded 10.2.2017 DNA: Health
The mosquito also eats more blood," said Ingrid Faye from Stockholm University in Sweden.
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Why mosquitoes are drawn to people with malaria 10.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers have figured out why malaria mosquitoes prefer to feed -- and feed more -- on blood from people infected with malaria.
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Punjab plans to eliminate malaria by 2021 10.2.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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From Zika to dengue, a warming Europe faces new disease threats 9.2.2017 DNA: Health
West Nile virus and malaria are also growing concerns, as is Zika, scientists say.
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Chan Zuckerberg Biohub invests $50 mn to combat diseases 9.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan's non-profit medical research organisation has announced it will be investing $50 million in its first class of 47 disease investigators in an endeavour to help cure all diseases in our children's lifetime.
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Notices will be slapped on absentee officials: ZP chief 8.2.2017 deccanherald.com
Zilla Panchayat president Shwetha Devaraj has warned that the officials who skips meetings or do not attend meetings on time will be slapped with notices. At the monthly Karnataka Development Programme (KDP) progress review meeting, she was appalled to find some seats vacant even after the meeting had begun. Addressing the meeting here on Wednesday, the ZP president directed officials to repair defunct borewells to tackle drinking water shortage in the district. The ZP president said the district is facing its worst drought this year and as compared to the previous years, there is no sufficient drinking water for people and cattle. She directed officials to take measures to repair defunct borewells so that they can be used. She sought grants under the 14th State Finance Commission to sink new borewells. She directed officials to provide power free of cost to private borewell owners supplying drinking water to parched villages. Crop insurance With regard to compensation, an Agriculture officer said a ...
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‘Govt. should invest more in healthcare’ 8.2.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Highlighting the shortcomings of the public healthcare system in the country, Narayana Murthy, Founder of Infosys, said that the government should invest strongly in the field since it was the most i...
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E-pills that can monitor patient health in the offing 7.2.2017 DNA: Evolutions
MIT scientists have developed a small battery that runs on stomach acids and could power next-generation ingestible electronic pills which may monitor patient health or treat diseases by residing in the gastrointestinal tract for extended periods of time.
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Low-cost "lab on a chip" to detect cancer developed 7.2.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Inexpensive sequencing technology allows clinicians to sequence tumour DNA to identify specific mutations and recommend personalised treatment plans.
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Back to basics 6.2.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Transformational technologies arise from pure science. If India wants to nurture the next big invention, it must ramp up support for research
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‘Treat cancer like any other ailment’ 5.2.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
When former footballer Chandan Banerjee was told that he had colon cancer, the world seemed to crumble around him.
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World Cancer Day, a day to renew vow to implement preventable strategies in India 4.2.2017 DNA: Health
World Cancer Day is being observed today (February 4) to raise cancer awareness and to encourage its prevention, detection and management.
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World Cancer Day, a day to renew vow to implement preventable strategies in India 4.2.2017 New Kerala: World News
World Cancer Day, a day to renew vow to implement preventable strategies in India
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Malaria superbug lineage spreading fast in Asia: study 2.2.2017 DNA: Health
The emergence and spread of artemisinin drug resistant P falciparum lineage represents a serious threat to global malaria control and eradication efforts, they said.
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Malaria superbug lineage spreading fast in Asia: Study 2.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A lineage of multidrug resistant P. falciparum malaria superbugs has widely spread and is now established in parts of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, a study has warned.
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Reuters Health News Summary 2.2.2017 DNA: Health
Anthem CEO uncertain about 2018 Obamacare participation Anthem Inc said on Wednesday that it might stop selling individual plans on the Obamacare exchanges in 2018 unless the U. S. government tightens enrollment and eligibility rules to better balance sick and healthy customers.
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