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Malaria defeat in Zanzibar and a New Resource by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:32am Impressive Results follow Zanzibar’s Attack on Malaria This is a pretty optimistic article on the advances of malaria prevention in sub-saharan africa. I found this article over at This new site, still under construction, looks to be pretty cool. It came to my attention fr ... Read on »
Compounds That Treat Malaria and Prevent Malaria Transmission by Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 7:00pm Description of Invention: The invention offered for licensing relates to therapeutic compounds and related pharmaceutical compositions that can be used in the prevention and treatment of malaria infection. More specifically, the invention is drawn to compounds that can kill malaria gametocytes to block malaria transmission and ... Read on »
More on Malaria -- It really is a preventable disease. by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:59pm One of the places I teach is at the University of Sciences in Philadelphia , in the Department of Biomedical Writing. The Chair of Biomedical Writing is Susanna Dodgson and she is an amazing woman -- you can see her talking about her program at Pharmed Out, an independent, publicly funded project that empowers physicians to identify and counter ... Read on »
Today is World Malaria Day by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:22pm Today is the first-ever World Malaria Day , which organizers hope will raise our collective awareness about this disease. The mosquito-borne illness kills more than a million people a year, mostly infants, children, and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the World Health Organization , that's one child every 30 seconds . These ... Read on »
Bill Gates from the TED Presentation this week – Malaria and Education by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 11:29am Once again, the call for smart people to head key positions and the need to boost education.  He mentions that more money is spent on research for going bald than it is for malaria.  Pretty interesting on how he brought the mosquitoes with him. When speaking of educations, teachers in particular are mentioned, and how we are lacking enough of ... Read on »
Court upholds datamining ban in VT; Also, April 25 was world Malaria day! by Prescription Access Litigation Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 27 Apr 2009 10:38pm A Vermont federal district court gave good news to advocates of a VT law to ban the use of prescriber information for marketing by the drug industry. Our friends at the Prescription Project posted the following blog [available at ] on this victory: Vermont District Court upholds data-mining law [On ... Read on »
Clinical Trials to Begin for Malaria Vaccine Later This Year by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 05 Sep 2010 12:46pm This is something that is needed like now.  I also posted about a movie that is coming out that discusses DDT and the desire to bring the chemical back and discussed the potential dangers and non dangers associated along with the decision to stop DDT back in the Nixon administration. Malaria and the cure has also been a big focus for the ... Read on »
Scientists Tap Mobile Phones To Track the Spread of MalariaReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 15 Oct 2012 12:00am In a new study, researchers combined large volumes of mobile phone information with infectious disease data to track how human travel contributes to the spread of malaria in Kenya. The findings identified areas where malaria control efforts could be most effective. CNN et al. from iHealthBeat ... Read on »
Malaria Eradication by Angus Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 3:28am Malaria is a shitty, piss-poor, easily-prevented, easily-treated, easily-eradicable disease that kills millions throughout the world every year. Why? Poverty. Let’s talk about me (as usual) and malaria first. I’ve had it too many times to count – and, hey I’m still here! The very first time was 6 month ... Read on »
Plasmodium Knowlesi Malaria by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:30am When people think of malaria, they think of 4 major types: Plasmodium Malariae, Plasmodium Vivax, Plasmodium Ovale and Plasmodium Falciparum. A recent publication in Clinical Infectious Diseases says there should be another name added to that list. Plasmodium Knowlesi is a species found in Malaysia and has been often misdiagnosed as P. Malari ... Read on »