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Black-legged Ticks Causing Encephalitis In New York State
2013-07-15 12:52:38

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Researchers urge citizens and healthcare providers to be vigilant The number of tick-borne illnesses reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is on the rise. Lyme disease leads the pack, with some 35,000 cases reported annually. In the Northeast, the black-legged ticks (Ixodes scapularis) that spread Lyme disease also infect people with other maladies, among them anaplasmosis, babesiosis, and -- as a new paper in the journal...

Tick Saliva New Insight Into Blood Clotting
2013-07-03 09:21:15

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists recently uncovered a surprising potential connection between tick saliva and treatment for heart disease and stroke. Ixodes ticks, commonly known as deer ticks or blacklegged ticks, contain a specific protein in their spit that links to treatment for these diseases. These ticks have also long been known as transmitters of a variety of diseases, including Lyme disease. Deer ticks burrow into the skin of their host and...

Ecological Society Event To Discuss Infectious Diseases And Human-Environment Interaction
2013-06-29 07:49:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The possibility that human interaction with the environment could be responsible for the spread of infectious diseases such as West Nile virus, Lyme disease and hantavirus will be among the topics discussed at this year's annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America. The conference, which will be held from August 5 through August 9 in Minneapolis, will feature two symposia discussing the ecology and evolution of infectious...

2013-06-25 23:33:32

Kelly Haazen explains the challenges that are dividing patients from effective Lyme disease treatment. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Lyme disease is a condition that countless individuals, including Kelly Haazen, battle on a daily basis. Although the disease itself is diagnosed by doctors around the world each day, a recently published article released by The Boston Globe explains that the treatment options available to patients are less than satisfactory. Haazen asserts that...

2013-06-24 23:03:11

Homeowners can take action on various deterrents and safeguard their homes this summer from unwanted pests. Asheboro, NC (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Easy living is everyone’s goal during the summer; no one wants to deal with pests in their yards and homes. Unfortunately, the summer brings a whole variety of insects out of hiding, including fleas, ticks, bees and wasps. Otho’s Pest Management, a top pest control company based in Asheboro, wants to share some information on how homeowners...

2013-06-04 23:04:48

Experts say this year´s tick season could be worse than ever. Lyme Research Alliance on the best ways to stay tick-safe this summer. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Warmer weather is here and with it comes more time spent outdoors hiking, gardening, biking and enjoying other fun activities. Unfortunately, the warm weather also encourages the emergence of ticks and increases your risk of contracting Lyme disease. “2012 was one of the worst tick years on record and Lyme disease...

2013-05-24 23:23:25

Lyme Research Alliance announced it will fund six promising studies to find a reliable diagnostic test and effective treatment options for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Six innovative research projects have been awarded grants worth half a million dollars by Lyme Research Alliance, the nation's largest private nonprofit funder of Lyme disease medical research at major academic institutions. The studies focus on the epidemiology of,...

2013-05-22 23:26:01

Paper Published in the International Journal of General Medicine on Chronic Lyme Disease Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 May, 2013 — “Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the country,” says Dr. Keith Berndtson of Park Ridge MultiMed, “and it presents a challenge to doctors because there is still no definitive answer to the question of whether the chronic illness that afflicts some Lyme patients is due to the aftereffects of...

2013-05-21 23:24:59

With Lyme disease the fastest growing vector-borne illness in the nation, the urgency of advancing research is greater than ever before. Lyme Research Alliance is awarding half a million dollars to fund six promising studies to find a reliable diagnostic test and effective treatment options for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 The Lyme Research Alliance (LRA), one of the nation´s leading private funders of Lyme disease research, today announced it...

2013-05-20 23:23:12

Taking another step towards building a nationwide network of shoemaker protocol certified doctors, Dr. Shoemaker congratulates Dr. Raj Patel on his achievement. Pocomoke, Maryland (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 In Early 2013, Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker, internationally recognized leader in the field of biotoxin related illnesses, announced his vision for creating a network of physicians across the country able to advance his protocol for treating Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS). This week,...


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800px-White-footed_Mouse,_Quetico
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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