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Monday, September 1, 2014
Scientists have developed a fast, reliable and inexpensive method to diagnose malaria that uses magnetic field to detect the parasite’s waste products in the blood of infected patients. <...
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Friday, August 29, 2014
Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, claim to have developed a new innovative system for accurately diagnosing malaria infection.
The method is based on computer vision algorithms...
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, medical research
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Ratnam Pillai, a Hyderabad-based doctor, worked as medical assistant to Sir Ronald Ross who linked mosquito bite to malaria in 1897. The proud possession for the four grandchildren of Dr. Pillai – Shela, Shirley, Franklin and Samuel – are the medals.
More on malaria AND: Andhra Pradesh
, civil and public service
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July 24, 2014
Procurement of effectual medicines has become another bizarre chapter for the Tripura government to combat malaria outbreak due to central government imposed restrictions on the suppliers. A senio...
July 22, 2014
The global burden and mortality from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria across the world, and in the developing countries in particular, have dropped significantly since 2000, a report published today (July...
June 12, 2014
Scientists have hailed the genetic modification of mosquitoes that could crash the insect’s populations as a “quantum leap' that will make a substantial and important contribution to eradicating ma...
May 12, 2014
At least eight security persons, guarding the EVM Strong Room at MGC College in Bondel, fell sick over the past week, leading Health Department officials to conduct blood tests on Sunday to rule...
April 29, 2014
The influx of visitors from the north-eastern regions and States such as Odisha, where malaria is endemic, is a cause for concern to public health officials. The State has been registering a gradu...
April 26, 2014
Mayor asks hospital, labs to submit blood test reports daily »
April 17, 2014
The vaccine candidate appeared to prime the immune system of the mice against the disease
April 8, 2014
The Dabbawalas, the famous food delivery workforce in the metropolis, have joined hands with World Health Organisation to spread awareness about vector borne diseases like malaria and dengue among...
April 3, 2014
Vector-borne diseases are adding to the vicious cycle of poverty and have a significant impact of socio-economic status of communities, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.While co...
February 24, 2014
Solving “a long-standing mystery in malaria biology” is how researchers at the Welcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge describe their recent breakthrough in malaria research. The res...
July 22, 2014
Corporation has issued notices to owners of some of these buildings.
May 29, 2014
To qualify as malaria-free, a country has to go through four phases: control, pre-elimination, elimination and prevention of re-introduction, each with its own set of interventional programmes. <...
May 6, 2014
In the war against malaria, one small corner of the globe has repeatedly turned the tide, rendering our best weapons moot and medicine on the brink of defeat. Ed Yong reports for Mosaic. »
April 27, 2014
Three out of four people are at risk of malaria in World Health Organisation’s South-East Asia Region, which is home to a quarter of the world’s population despite huge gains in tackling the disea...
April 24, 2014
With three out of four people being at risk of malaria in South-East Asia region, World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday called for greater investment in the battle against malaria on the occ...
April 12, 2014
Diseases like Malaria and Dengu are on the wane but remain a threat
April 5, 2014
Around 70 per cent of such diseases are reported from low and middle-income countries, while the total burden of such diseases globally stands at 17 per cent. »
March 10, 2014
‘Wonder drug’ to be distributed to prevent outbreak of the epidemic
February 5, 2014
From electric bats and potions to pitcher plant, Kochi leaves no stone unturned battling mosquitoes. »
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