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redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Bee stings and snake bites are not typically viewed as things that are beneficial to a person’s health, but new research out of the University of Illinois suggests that they could be...

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Bee Sting Allergies Could Be Defense Mechanism
2013-10-25 05:04:12

[ Watch the Video: The Evolution Of An Allergy ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While bee stings could be fatal to those who are allergic to the insect’s venom, that type of adverse biological reaction is actually the body’s attempt to protect a person from potentially deadly toxins. Writing in Wednesday’s edition of the journal Immunity, scientists from the Stanford University School of Medicine and their colleagues describe how they injected mice...

2013-08-21 23:27:27

In commemoration of Medic Alert Awareness Month, Filtersfast.com, the leading online retailer of water filters and air filters offers emergency kit options for consumers. Having cost-effective kits on hand could assist victims while medical help is on the way. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 In recognition of Medic Alert Awareness during the month of August, Filtersfast.com, the leading online retailer of air filters and water filters offers special options for consumers from Sawyer...

2013-04-10 23:01:04

In a continued effort to modify and diversify its offerings, the newly branded DrSmartphoneMD launched the first in a series of supplemental articles discussing topics associated with avoidance of common allergens. Tampa Florida (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 In a continued effort to modify and diversify its offerings, the newly branded DrSmartphoneMD launched the first in a series of supplemental articles discussing topics associated with avoidance of common allergens. The series is intended to...

2012-06-08 23:00:55

Doctors offer important tips on treating bites and stings from mosquitoes, jellyfish, snakes, ticks and yellowjackets. Learn expert advice on how to protect yourself and your loved ones. Stanford, CA (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 Stanford Hospital & Clinics emergency medicine physician and wilderness medicine guru, Paul Auerbach, MD, with a team of experts, has authored the 2,300-page Wilderness Medicine book (now in its sixth edition), which covers virtually everything that could give you...

2012-05-17 23:02:50

Dr. Eli Silver offers some tips for dealing with these common summer outdoor problems. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Ouch! At some point this summer, you or your child may come into contact with poison ivy or get stung by a bee. Eli Silver, MD, a pediatric allergy/immunology specialist at UH Rainbow Babies & Children´s Hospital at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and assistant professor of pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, offers...

2011-06-18 00:01:05

Many people associate fear and anxiety when bees are nearby that could result in a painful sting. Bee Screen provides a virtual "sting free" zone for parents, children and the entire family (including pets). Approximately 20,000,000 people in the USA are highly allergic to bee stings. Bee Screen will help reduce the risk of serious injury resulting from an allergic reaction due to a bee sting. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2011 All of the honey a bee creates during its lifetime does not...

2011-02-03 00:00:39

Therapik® provides bug bite relief and bug bite treatment, in a new, mess-free, drug-free and eco-friendly way. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 The FDA confirmed the following: Therapik® is indicated for use to provide temporary bug bite relief, from the pain and itching resulting from insect stings and bites from bees, wasps and mosquitoes, by increasing localized blood flow. Eco-friendly, as well as drug-free and mess-free, Therapik® uses directed heat to...

2010-08-02 19:04:36

New research in the FASEB Journal shows that a peptide derived from bee venom can deliver liposomes bearing drugs or diagnostic dyes to specific cells or tissues The next time you are stung by a bee, here's some consolation: a toxic protein in bee venom, when altered, significantly improves the effectiveness liposome-encapsulated drugs or dyes, such as those already used to treat or diagnose cancer. This research, described in the August 2010 print issue of the FASEB Journal...

2010-06-14 08:37:00

ATLANTA, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For many families, summer means pool parties and backyard barbeques. But where there is fun for kids, there are safety concerns for parents - like how to prevent sunburn, poolside accidents or insect bites and stings. According to Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin, while most summer bugs like June beetles are just nuisances, summer bees, wasps and mosquitoes - and their stings or bites - can cause serious health issues. In fact, while most insect...


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Jack Jumper Ant, Myrmecia pilosula
2013-07-10 13:00:54

The jack jumper ant (Myrmecia pilosula), known by other names including the jumping jack or hopper ant, is a species of bull ant that can be found in Australia. Its range includes Tasmania, New South Wales, and rural areas of Victoria. This species is unique in that its genome only holds on set of chromosomes, which is the lowest number of chromosomes that any animal can hold. Like other bull ants, this species can build nests under rocks or under dirt mounds. The jack jumper reaches an...

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