Latest Mite Stories

2008-09-08 21:00:27

What you should know Many "bugs" in and around your house are harmless. In some countries, people even eat bugs. However, insects can take over your pantry, kitchen, your bathroom, or beds. Many bugs are so tiny you cannot see them.

2008-09-03 18:00:41

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Obama versus McCain. Ohio State versus Michigan. The World Series. Allergy sufferer versus allergens. As anyone with allergies can attest, the fall season is home to more than one showdown.

2008-08-28 15:00:24

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: What can I do to get rid of scabies? I had a terrible itch on my fingers and hands, and it was diagnosed as eczema. The eczema medicine didn't work. My doctor sent me to a dermatologist, who made the scabies diagnosis.

2008-08-08 09:01:33

By Susan Jurgelski HomeFront Energy Saving Reduce electric consumption. Cover up with a fan. The Bedfan Personal Cooling System can be placed anywhere along the foot of the bed.

2008-07-28 13:16:31

One of the biggest world wide threats to honey bees, the varroa mite, could soon be about to meet its nemesis.

2008-07-17 15:00:19

By Rosie Schnieder For the Telegraph OK, I surrender. I am defeated and humbled by an entity so heinous ... so horribly inhuman that it plagues me now, even as I write these trembling words.

2008-06-29 19:27:59

Scientists are one step closer to understanding the recent demise of billions of honey bees after making an important discovery about the transmission of a common bee virus. Deformed wing virus (DWV) is passed between adult bees and to their developing brood by a parasitic mite called Varroa destructor when it feeds. However, research published in the July issue of the Journal of General Virology suggests that the virus does not replicate in Varroa, highlighting the need for further...

2008-06-20 00:00:28

A U.S. specialist in healthy indoor environments says parents need to put health first when preparing a nursery for their infant. Steven Hong, of Sylvane Inc., in Roswell, Ga., says fresh paint may look great but lingering fumes can cause nausea, eye irritation or other problems.

2007-09-07 15:00:28

BEDFORD PARK, Ill., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of golfers received quick and very welcome relief from itch mite bites with a surprising natural remedy.

2007-04-26 05:25:00

A tiny mite that has devastated mainland honeybee populations showed up in Honolulu hives for the first time this month and has now been confirmed in bee colonies across Oahu.

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