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2012-02-02 07:46:17

Band of tick hunters gathered evidence for most extensive field study ever conducted.

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2011-09-06 13:25:32

Government researchers said on Monday that a tick-born infection known as Babesiosis is becoming a growing threat to the U.S. blood supply.

2011-08-05 05:54:22

A new tick-borne bacterium is on the move and infecting people across the country.

2011-08-04 16:35:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summertime, when kids and grown-ups abandon the confines of the indoors and head outside to camp, hike, fish and commune with nature -- and all of her friends.

2011-07-15 00:00:35

As expected, Assured Environments, New York’s largest pest management company, has had an increase in bed bug service requests recently.

2011-07-14 00:00:30

Request A Test, a privately held business offering direct-to-consumer lab screenings in a rapid, discreet and affordable way, has just announced the addition of five new Lyme disease tests to its list of screening services, including Lyme disease antibodies (total immunoglobulins), Lyme disease (PCR – Borrelia burgdorferi), Lyme disease antibodies (IgM – Borrelia antibodies), Lyme disease antibodies (total and IgM), and Lyme disease (western blot – Borrelia burgdorferi...

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2011-06-22 09:25:11

A new study offers a detailed look at the status of Lyme disease in Central Illinois and suggests that deer ticks and the Lyme disease bacteria they host are more adaptable to new habitats than previously appreciated.

2011-05-20 00:00:29

Mainely Ticks provides educational supports to reverse a growing trend. Wells, ME (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Lyme disease is on the rise nationwide and has increased tenfold in a number of Northeastern states in the past decade.

2011-05-12 00:00:46

A new book reveals that biological warfare against pest insects and public health measures are likely sources of many important illnesses of the past century. Hustisford, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 New evidence points to mutated microbes, contaminated cell lines, and insect biowarfare as the origins of Lyme disease and possibly even HIV/AIDS.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.