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2013-05-02 23:19:16

The Charles E Holman Foundation Medical Advisor Suggests New Name for Mystery Disease Based on latest Research. London, UK (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The prestigious F1000 Research journal has published yet another paper linking the controversial Morgellons disease (MD) to a spirochetal bacteria. Until recently, MD was widely believed in the medical community to be purely psychological in origin; however, this latest in a string of new publications strengthens the evidence that sufferers are...

2013-05-01 04:22:22

RICHMOND Va., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While warmer weather and increased outdoor activities finds more Americans outside, it also puts them at greater risk for encountering ticks and contracting Lyme disease. At the start of May's National Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Mosquito Squad (http://www.mosquitosquad.com) is on watch and has tips to help homeowners tick-proof their yards and outdoor spaces. Reported cases of Lyme disease continue to rise with more than 280,000 Americans being...

2013-04-29 12:28:47

BEL AIR, Md., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), a nonprofit organization of leading veterinary parasitologists, predicts the threat of Lyme disease for dogs will be extremely high this year. The forecast, the only one of its kind for parasites, was developed in partnership with Clemson University statisticians also responsible for developing the model for severe weather forecasting. (Photo:...

2013-04-23 13:04:39

It may be slighter later than expected but spring finally seems to be upon us. Unfortunately, this also means the start of the tick season, both for humans and for their pets. But when exactly is the risk of dogs´ picking up ticks greatest?  Detailed information is now provided by a comprehensive study by Georg Duscher and colleagues at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, published in the online journal Parasites & Vectors.  And in a related article, also...

2013-04-19 23:01:07

Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker, Leading Biotoxin Illness Specialist, Congratulates Dr. Mary Ackerley On Her Achievement, and Continues to Train Physicians In The Shoemaker Protocol, the Leading Treatment in the Fight Against Mold Sickness. Pocomoke, MD (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 Continuing his quest to build a nationwide network of certified physicians able to effectively treat patients suffering from mold illness and other immune related sickness, Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker announced recently that a second...

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...

2013-03-20 08:27:39

JACKSON, N.J., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring officially began today, bringing positive thoughts of increasing daylight and warmer temperatures. As we look forward to shedding winter wear and spending more time outdoors, the national Lyme Disease Association (LDA) reminds everyone that ticks, which transmit Lyme disease, become more active when temperatures are above 35°. Lyme is found in ~65 countries worldwide and is endemic in many areas. In 2011, the US Centers for Disease...

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...


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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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