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2012-12-15 05:02:24

Allergy Asthma Technology now provides allergy free blankets that ensure allergy sufferers will be able to lounge or sleep allergy-free. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 Although the winter season is generally when allergy sufferers get a break from the annoyance of outdoor allergens, other allergens can still lurk indoors and affect those prone to allergies. Allergy Asthma Technology´s allergy free blankets and bedding prevent allergens from latching to or penetrating its...

2012-12-01 05:02:15

It's especially important for dog owners to monitor their pet during the winter months as they tend to be more scruffy and are more susceptible to mites and mange. (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 The months are turning colder, and with the colder weather it´s always a good idea for owners to be monitoring their dogs health. One health problem in specific that is important to be watching out for is mange in dogs. Mange is a problem often occurring in dogs which consists of rashes on their...

Immunotherapy Can Help Relieve Dust Mite Allergies In Kids
2012-10-01 15:17:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Three years of allergy shots - or immunotherapy - may be enough to control allergic asthma, according to research published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. "The recommended duration of immunotherapy for long-term effectiveness has been three to five years," Iwona Stelmach, MD, PhD, lead study author, said. "Our research shows that three years is an adequate duration for the treatment of childhood asthma associated with...

Dying Bees Fight Back With Resistance Genes
2012-09-28 14:02:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) continues to plague North American honey bees, apiologists have been scrambling to find both the cause and the cure for the disappearance of millions of insects. According to a report in the open access journal Genome Biology, new research from a group of Canadian scientists may have found a major culprit responsible for the disorder: a parasitic mite known as Varroa...

2012-08-30 10:40:21

Scientists are closer to establishing a definitive bacterial cause for the skin condition rosacea. This will allow more targeted, effective treatments to be developed for sufferers, according to a review published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. Rosacea is a common dermatological condition that causes reddening and inflammation of the skin mostly around the cheeks, nose and chin. In severe cases skin lesions may form and lead to disfigurement. Rosacea affects around 3% of the...

2012-03-29 21:57:05

Predatory mites who stick with familiar individuals are more efficient at finding food For plant-inhabiting predatory mites, living among familiar neighbors reduces stress. This allows individuals to focus on other tasks and be more productive, in particular while they are foraging. The new study by Markus Strodl and Peter Schausberger, from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna, Austria, supports the theory that so-called 'social familiarity' reduces the...

2012-02-16 15:04:35

Wheat streak mosaic resistance bred into several wheat varieties might be negated by the producer practice in the High Plains of planting wheat early and using it for both winter forage for cattle and grain, according to a Texas AgriLife Research scientist. Dr. Charlie Rush, AgriLife Research plant pathologist in Amarillo, began a study in December that he "started out of necessity" after working for several years on the wheat streak mosaic virus. While several varieties of wheat, such...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'