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2013-04-08 23:02:20

Flea and tick season is here - just in time, Bayer has announced the latest innovation in flea and tick control with the Seresto collar http://www.petcarerx.com/catalog/productdetails.aspx?pid=24302&k=seresto-flea-and-tick-collar-for-dogs-8-month-protection, which offers dog or cat owners the performance they expect from monthly topicals in an easy-to-use, convenient collar. The collar is also effective for eight months, meaning no more monthly applications of topical products is needed....

2013-04-04 15:06:40

Springtime spells tick-time. Lyme borreliosis is the most common tick-borne disease in Switzerland: around 10,000 people a year become infected with the pathogen. The actual hosts for Borrelia, however, are wild mice. Like in humans, the pathogen is also transmitted by ticks in mice. Interestingly, not all mice are equally susceptible to the bacterium and individual animals are immune to the pathogen. Scientists from the universities of Zurich and Lund headed by evolutionary biologist Barbara...

2013-03-15 23:04:21

Nine months into his struggle with Lyme Disease, Seaver shares story publicly for the first time. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 The Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness, supporting advocacy and promoting initiatives to find a cure for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, applauds the courage of New York Mets Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver for speaking out about his battle with severe Lyme Disease, a tick-borne...

2013-03-11 23:01:33

Proceeds from the event will be used to fund important research projects at universities and major medical institutions throughout the United States. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) today announced it will honor Yolanda Foster, one of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” with its Star Light Award, and Mark W. Eshoo, Ph.D and Steven E. Schutzer, MD with the Lauren F. Brooks Hope Award at LRA´s “Time for Lyme” Gala on April 6 at...

2013-02-08 11:59:31

The disease's economic burden meets or exceeds that of rotavirus, Lyme disease and cervical cancer Today, The Lancet Infectious Diseases published a new report that examines the global economic burden of Chagas disease. In the first study of its kind, researchers measured the health and economic impact of Chagas disease and found that the total economic burden of Chagas disease matches or exceeds that of many more well-known diseases such as rotavirus, Lyme disease and cervical cancer....

2013-01-24 23:03:57

Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for her series about Lyme and tick-borne diseases, “No Small Thing,” the most comprehensive treatment of the subject ever undertaken by a newspaper. Says she hadn´t realized that Lyme disease was “such a controversial can of worms.” Stamford, CT (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 Shortly after Poughkeepsie Journal (NY) investigative reporter Mary Beth Pfeiffer returned from vacation this month, she spent more than three hours downloading...


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2012-04-02 20:35:58

The White-footed Mouse, (Peromyscus leucopus), is a species of rodent native to North America. Its range extends from Ontario, Quebec, Labrador and the Maritime Provinces (excluding Newfoundland) south to the southwestern United States and Mexico. In Texas this creature is known as the Woodmouse. The adult of this species measures 3.5 to 3.9 inches in length, not counting the tail, which can measure an additional 2.5 to 3.8 inches. It weighs typically about an ounce. It has a maximum life...

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