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Fewer Acorns And Mice Leave Humans Vulnerable To Lyme Disease
2012-03-19 11:26:49

Scientists are predicting an unusually large surge of Lyme disease this summer in the northeastern U.S, thanks to a low acorn crop of all things.

2012-03-06 11:56:30

Researchers are watching as ticks that carry Lyme disease colonize Canada, but their research aims to predict the communities most likely to be hit by this sickness.

2012-02-02 07:46:17

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

Image 1 - Tick-Born Infection Becoming Increasing Threat In Blood Supply
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.


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coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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