Liberia: Liberia Wins 2016 Malaria Alliance Awards

[Observer] In recognition of the country's successes in combatting malaria from 2011 to 2015, Liberia on Saturday, January 30, was presented with the 2016 Award for Excellence. Liberia became one of 13 countries recognized for their progress in the fight against malaria.
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ConclusionThe present study revealed that oral administration of CM extract for 28 days, at dosage up to 1000 mg/kg did not induce toxicological damage in rats. From acute toxicity study, the median lethal dose (LD50) of the extract was estimated to be more than 5000 mg/kg.Graphical abstract
Source: Toxicology Reports - Category: Toxicology Source Type: research
[Radio Dabanga] Haya / Agig -Two people have died, and hundreds of cattle have been struck by a fever - suspected to be a strain of malaria - in Sudan's Red Sea state, local representatives report.
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This study provides strong evidence that following a healthy lifestyle can substantially extend the years a person lives disease-free." Commentary on Recent Evidence for Cognitive Decline to Precede Amyloid Aggregation in Alzheimer's Disease https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2020/01/commentary-on-recent-evidence-for-cognitive-decline-to-precede-amyloid-aggregation-in-alzheimers-disease/ I can't say that I think the data presented in the research noted here merits quite the degree of the attention that it has been given in the popular science press. It is interesting, but not compelling if its role...
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In this study, we investigated the role of GBP2 in virulence and sexual development of P. berghei using gbp2-deleted P. berghei (Δgbp2 parasites). Then, to identify factors affected by gbp2 deletion, we performed a comparative proteomic analysis of the Δgbp2 parasites. We found that GBP2 was not associated with the development of experimental cerebral malaria during infection with P. berghei, but asexual development of the parasite was delayed with deletion of gbp2. However, the development of P. berghei gametocytes was significantly reduced with deletion of gbp2. Comparative proteomic analysis revealed that th...
Source: Parasitology International - Category: Parasitology Source Type: research
CHERYL, best known for being a member of Girls Aloud and for judging talent show competitions such as The Greatest Dancer, was left fighting for her life back in 2010 after contracting malaria.
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Source: Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractPlasmodium falciparum is the cause of malaria and has become resistant to the drugs used to treat the disease. Therefore, the development for novel compounds with antimalarial activity has become urgent. Plant species, such as naphthoquinone-richEleutherine plicata, may provide novel substances that exhibit antimalarial activity and serve as an alternative for the treatment of this disease. From this plant species, ethanol extracts were obtained, fractionated, and the isolated substances eleutherin, and isoleutherin were characterized by nuclear magnetic resonance. There in vitro activity againstPlasmodium falcipar...
Source: Medicinal Chemistry Research - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Date: Friday, 01 24, 2020; Speaker: Peter D. Crompton, M.D., M.P.H. , Chief, Malaria Infection Biology and Immunity Unit , Laboratory of Immunogenetics, NIAID ; Building 1; Wilson Hall ; Videocast Event
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In this study, we analyzed 677,423 human body temperature measurements from three different cohort populations spanning 157 years of measurement and 197 birth years. We found that men born in the early 19th century had temperatures 0.59°C higher than men today, with a monotonic decrease of -0.03°C per birth decade. Temperature has also decreased in women by -0.32°C since the 1890s with a similar rate of decline (-0.029°C per birth decade). Although one might posit that the differences among cohorts reflect systematic measurement bias due to the varied thermometers and methods used to obtain temperatures, we...
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Malaria remains a global health problem and accurate surveillance of Plasmodium parasites that are responsible for this disease is required to guide the most effective distribution of control measures. Serologica...
Source: Malaria Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Methodology Source Type: research
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