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Invasive Pests Not Impacting East African Honeybees For Now

Invasive Pests Not Impacting East African Honeybees For Now

By Sara LaJeunesse, Penn State Several parasites and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and the United States are spreading across East Africa, but do not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations at this time,...

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2014-04-22 23:14:53

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 765 new articles on parasites and parasitic infections. This latest update brings the total of references covering these human and animal diseases to over 67,400. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 765 articles on parasites and parasitic infections. While the site's Research Category extensively covers parasitic organisms that live on or in another host species from which...

Osperalycus tenerphagus face
2014-03-02 05:24:52

[ Watch the Video: Digging Up A New Mite Species ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It may resemble a worm, but it's actually a previously undiscovered microscopic species of mite discovered on The Ohio State University campus. Discovered by Samuel Bolton, a graduate student at Ohio State, the mite was officially named Osperalycus tenerphagus (or as it is affectionately known - the "Buckeye Dragon Mite"). Osperalycus tenerphagus is Latin for “mouth purse” and...

2013-12-24 23:00:05

Scabies 24-Hour Natural Remedy Report designed by Joe Barton is the latest book that helps people prevent or treat scabies related diseases and conditions. Is the "Scabies 24-Hour Natural Remedy Report" review reliable? Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Scabies is an itchy skin condition that is caused by a tiny burrowing mite called sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies is contagious and can spread rapidly through close physical contact in a child care group, family, school class or...

2013-11-16 23:03:57

Sneezing and dust mites getting you down? New and improved, Allergy Armor Organic cotton bedding protects against dust mites and offers the benefits of a certified organic textile. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 AchooAllergy.com announces the introduction of Allergy Armor Organic, a complete line of organic cotton dust mite bedding. Like other allergy bedding encasements, Organic provides relief from common particle allergens like dust mites, pet dander and pollen. By blocking...

2013-10-30 23:00:14

Dr. William Reisacher, director of The Allergy Center in the Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat) at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, says, “During the winter, families spend more time indoors, exposing allergic individuals to allergens and irritants like dust mites, pet dander, smoke, household sprays and chemicals, and gas fumes — any of which can make their lives miserable." New York, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Ten Tips to Tackle...

2013-10-07 23:23:38

SureGuard announces the official launch of their waterproof mattress protectors at Amazon.com, highlighting why mattress protection is so important, especially for anyone suffering from allergies, night sweats or incontinence. Coulterville, California (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 With the release of their new line of mattress protectors, SureGuard plans to make everyone aware of the numerous health benefits mattress protection brings. On average, the typical American spends over 8 hours...

2013-09-12 04:22:35

OXFORD, England, September 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Circassia Ltd, a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on allergy, today announced successful results from a phase II clinical study of its house dust mite allergy treatment (House Dust Mite-Synthetic Peptide Immuno-Regulatory Epitope [HDM-SPIRE] based on Circassia's ToleroMune(R) technology). Patients who received four doses of the treatment over 12 weeks had significantly improved allergy symptoms one year after the...

2013-08-29 08:25:59

ABCOUDE, The Netherlands, August 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An excess of manganese might be the culprit of the high bee-colony losses and the worldwide bee decline of late. This is the conclusion reached by intensive studies and practical experiments among beekeepers by Netherlands-based company Science in Water. Since winter mortality also occurs in remote areas far away from agricultural activities, and in nature conservational areas with a large quantity of flora, the root of...

2013-07-22 23:03:40

DiscountFurnaceFilter.com gives a solution to those who suffer from dust mite allergies. Use coupon code ALBPR2 for a 10-percent discount off an Albert Dehumidifier. Monroe, Ohio (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Ever wake up with itchy/watery eyes, a headache, runny nose, congestion or sneezing? Commonly people believe that these symptoms result from an allergic reaction to pollen in the air, which could very well be true. However, more often than not, these reactions are attributed to miniscule...

Tiny Water Mites From South Korea And The Russian Far East
2013-05-15 13:59:25

Pensoft Publishers Water mites of the family Torrenticolidae are tiny, heavily sclerotized and crawling water creatures presently known from all continents except Antarctica. More than 400 species are described so far but this is expected to be only a minor pars of their diversity, especially in the tropical areas where the family is most species abundant. Until recently only one species was known from South Korea, and five from the Russian Far East. A recent study, published in the open...