Holographic imaging and deep learning diagnose malaria DURHAM N.C. Duke researchers have devised a computerized method to autonomously and quickly diagnose malaria with clinically relevant accuracy a crucial step to successfully treating the disease and halting its spread. @tachyeonz
Why Mosquitoes Prefer Certain People (And How To Get Them To Buzz Off)
~ Why Mosquitoes Prefer Certain People (And How To Get Them To Buzz Off)....Mosquitoes prefer 20% of the human population to the other 80%. Here's why, and how you can ward them off.
About half a million people die each year from malaria, mostly children under the age of 5 who have not developed the ability to fight off the parasite that causes the disease. The danger zone is largely along Earth’s equatorial band, affecting about 3.2 billion people in large regions of...
New Gene-Editing Technique Could Eliminate #Mosquito-Borne #Diseases
Health and administration #health #and #administration http://portland.remmont.com/health-and-administration-health-and-administration/ # 1 June 2017 – Today more than 80% of the world’s population is at risk of vector-borne disease, with half at risk of two or more diseases. Mosquitoes, flies and bugs such as ticks can transmit diseases such as malaria, lymphatic filariasis, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, Lyme disease and encephalitis. Over the past year, WHO has spearheaded a…
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Mosquitoes pose a major risk to your family’s safety as well as the public in general. These insects are “vectors” for many diseases, meaning they can help spread deadly viruses to humans, including West Nile, Zika, malaria and dengue. Aside from those major concerns, biting mosquitoes lead to itchy skin, swelling and additional complications. To protect against mosquitoes, there are steps you can take to keep yourself, your family, your pets and even your community safe.
The Making of a Tropical Disease: A Short History of Malaria (Johns Hopkins Biographies of Disease)
Malaria fever is the most important parasitic disease.In the early stages, malaria symptoms are often similar to those of many other infections caused by bacteria, viruses or parasites.This complaint is very common in some parts
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended the African region for making significant progress in malaria control in the last five years. Dr Matshidiso Moeti the WHO Regional Director for Africa in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday said malaria incidence and mortality rates had declined by 42 per cent and 66 per cent respectively between 2000 and 2015. Moeti made the commendation in Kigali Rwanda while speaking at the First Africa Health Forum launched by WHO Africa and the Government…
The Zamfara State Chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association NMA has decried the administration of unscreened blood to patients in the state. The Secretary of the association Mannir Bature made the condemnation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Gusau on Wednesday. The association is disturbed over the increasing complaints of patients dying in hospitals and clinics across the state. We followed it up by taking a tour of health facilities in the state and discovered that a…
Genomes of malaria-carrying mosquitoes sequenced
This is an image of the Anopheles mosquito. This mosquito is a vector that is commonly infected by a parasite that causes the disease malaria. The parasite is transferred to a human when an infected mosquito bites and feeds on the blood of the human. The vector is part of the infection process of the Triad of Disease: Agent-Host-Environment
The Global Challenge of Malaria : Past Lessons and Future Prospects