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60 Died Due to Malaria This Year, 19 Due to Dengue: Health Minister JP Nadda

<b>New Delhi:</b> Malaria has claimed the lives of 60 people while 19 people have died due to dengue in the county this year, the government has said.<p>Health …

Berlin team in Mangaluru to study rising Malaria cases

To make a study on reason for increase in malaria cases in Mangaluru in particular, a team of experts from Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin will …

German varsity to study malaria prevalence in city

A university in Germany in association with the Government Wenlock Hospital and the Karnataka Institute for DNA Research, Dharwad, will undertake a …

New antimalarial agent shows promise

A new antimalarial compound (DDD107498) tested on mice and several mosquito species has shown great promise, says a study published today (June 18) …

An open invitation for dengue, malaria

• Home<br>• North Goa 2<br>• An open invitation for dengue, malaria<p>Anil Shankhwalker<p>Panchayat and health authorities do not care about the water-logged low-lying …

Indian-origin scientist invents new drug to cure malaria in a single dose

Monsoons are here and the season of diseases is also here and the worst of all, malaria is also likey to hit the people soon. Hence, it is better to …

Malaria threat looms large over P’kula

Five cases reported within 10 days in district; Health Department swings into action<p><b>Hina Rohtaki</b><p><b>Tribune News Service</b><p><b>Panchkula, July 16</b><p>The local …

The medium and the message of Ebola

Researchers Study Ebola Link to Gene in Rare Disease

In the search for answers about Ebola, researchers are starting to look at an unexpected group of people: parents of children who have the rare but fatal genetic disease Niemann-Pick Type C.<p>The intersection between research in Ebola and NPC disease was surprising, and came after two scientific …

Tekmira to produce Ebola treatment for U.S. Dept of Defense | Reuters

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Defense has exercised an option with Canada’s Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp for the company to make 500 courses of its experimental treatment for Ebola, Tekmira said on Thursday.<p>Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation's head office is pictured in Burnaby, British …

Exclusive: U.S. Ebola researchers plead for access to virus samples | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Scientists across the United States say they cannot obtain samples of Ebola, complicating efforts to understand how the virus is mutating and develop new drugs, vaccines and diagnostics.<p>A transmission electron micrograph shows Ebola virus particles in this undated handout image …

West Africa's Ebola epidemic leads to U.S. protective gear backlog

1 / 4<p>U.S. Army soldiers put on protective gloves during personal protective equipment training at Ft. Carson in Colorado Springs<p>Soldiers from the …

How Will Johnson & Johnson's Ebola Investment Pay Off?

In early September, Johnson & Johnson stated that it was accelerating the development of a vaccine against the Zaire strain of the Ebola Virus that has been responsible for the current outbreak in Africa. Now the company has announced that it will begin testing a vaccine by January 2015 and may be …

Experimental Ebola drugs should not be withheld, WHO says

Scientists involved in trials of experimental drug treatments for the Ebola epidemic in west Africa should not be compelled to withhold them from some patients, says the World Health Organisation, despite objections from the US that it is the only way to be sure they work.<p>The Food and Drug …

WHO | WHO welcomes approval of a second Ebola vaccine trial in Switzerland

WHO welcomes approval of a second Ebola vaccine trial in Switzerland<p>Statement <br>6 November 2014<p>WHO welcomes approval by Swissmedic, the Swiss …

West African leaders name Togo's president to lead Ebola response

ACCRA (Reuters) - West African leaders on Thursday appointed Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe to supervise the region's efforts to contain the …

Mass. General team builds remote devices that could aid Ebola treatment

CAMBRIDGE — Hospitals preparing for a possible Ebola case have been training nurses and doctors to don protective gear so that they can safely …