Latest Mite Stories
NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The record-setting heat hitting the east coast provides the perfect breeding ground for dust mites, making it an extremely difficult week for those who suffer from asthma, eczema or indoor allergies.
PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring is here and allergy flare-ups are often attributed to the allergens outside your front door.
Ground-breaking discoveries by Michigan State University researchers could help protect honeybees from deadly parasites that have devastated commercial colonies.
The control of spider mites, which damage tree leaves, reduce fruit quality and cost growers millions of dollars in the use of pesticide and oil spraying, is being biologically controlled in Pennsylvania apple orchards with two tiny insects known to be natural predators.
CINCINNATI, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Just in time for back-to-school season, Procter & Gamble's (NYSE: PG) Swiffer brand has partnered with Dr.
Scientists have warned that the Harlequin ladybird is putting over 1,000 species in the UK in peril.
Tiny mites living on the surface of Madagascar hissing cockroaches help decrease the presence of a variety of molds on the cockroachesâ€™ bodies, potentially reducing allergic responses among humans who handle the popular insects, according to new research.
ANTONY, France, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stallergenes S.A. announces the release of the first year outcome of its phase IIb/III clinical trial (VO 57.07) on a sublingual house dust mite desensitization tablet. "We are very pleased with the outcome of this study, which is the first large study to ever demonstrate the efficacy of house dust mites allergen in treating perennial allergic rhinitis.
Mites not only inhabit the dust bunnies under the bed, they also occupy the nests of tropical sweat bees where they keep fungi in check.
Pesky bed bugs bugging you? OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Microscopic insects called dust mites are the leading cause of indoor allergies. The other primary offenders cited in the arena of indoor allergens are pet dander and dust mold.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.