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Bye, bye bedbugs: New traps will help put infestations to rest

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has taken her several years and over 180,000 bites, but Simon Fraser University biologist Regine Gries has discovered a group of chemical attractants that could help end the global bedbug...

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2014-12-25 23:00:55

When head lice hits a home or school, parents and teachers often find themselves in a frenzy to get rid of the lice while keeping it from taking over the house or classroom.

2014-12-23 23:04:04

Lice Troopers, the all-natural head lice removal service, prepares to launch its second clinic with the New Year.

2014-12-22 23:04:07

Coral Gables is preparing to welcome the premier all-natural head lice removal service, Lice Troopers, with its new clinic location set to open in 2015.

2014-12-21 23:01:03

When families in Coral Gables get hit with a case of head lice they can now call Lice Troopers.

2014-12-17 23:05:35

Lice Troopers opens new head lice removal clinic in Coral Gables to service Key Biscayne, Kendall, Pinecrest, Coconut Grove and South Miami.

2014-12-14 23:01:30

Lice Troopers, the all-natural lice removal service in southern Florida announces the grand opening of its newest lice treatment center.

2014-12-11 23:00:29

Head lice affects more than just elementary school children.

Nanotechnology Against Malaria Parasites Could Lead To Treatment, Vaccination Strategies
2014-12-11 03:47:34

Malaria parasites invade human red blood cells, they then disrupt them and infect others.

2014-12-04 23:12:13

The American Heartworm Society urges cat owners to learn the Seven Deadly Truths about heartworm protection for cats. Wilmington, Delaware (PRWEB) December 04,

2014-11-29 23:02:43

Lice Troopers not only treats head lice with the all natural lice removal method that’s guaranteed to work, they also work to educate the community on this common condition and how to prevent


Latest Parasites Reference Libraries

Nematology
2013-09-30 13:49:26

Nematology is the study of nematodes, also known as roundworms, which first began in the nineteenth century. Like many fields of study, nematology began with ancient recordings and descriptions lacked elements of modern science. The oldest record of a nematode occurs in the Pentateuch in the fourth book of Moses known as Numbers. The reference, although not plainly stating roundworms or nematodes, is thought to refer to Dracunculus medinensis, a species that is native to the area near the Red...

Pork Tapeworm, Taenia solium
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The pork tapeworm (Taenia solium), also known simply as a tapeworm, is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species infects pigs and humans in many areas of the world including Africa, Southern Europe, Asia, South America, and some areas of North America. This species can cause cysticercosis in its larval stage, which is one of the major causes of seizures in humans. The pork tapeworm can reach an average body length between 2 to 3 meters, but...

Paragonimus westermani
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paragonimus westermani is a species of fluke, or flatworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species is abundant in South America and Asia and affects the lungs of humans and other hosts. It was first discovered in 1878 in Europe after two Bengal tigers died. In 1879, Ringer found this species in the lungs of a human. Manson and Erwin von Baelz identified the sputum and eggs separately in 1880, after which Manson asserted that a snail was most likely the worm's...

Lancet Liver Fluke, Dicrocoelium dendriticum
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The lancet liver fluke (Dicrocoelium dendriticum) is a parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It is thought to be native to over thirty countries including Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Iran, China, Vietnam, Japan, Ghana, and Nigeria, among many other areas. It is also found in South and North America and in Australia. It is typically found in cattle or other grazing species, so it is thought to prefer a habitat that supports these species. It is similar in...

Chinese Liver Fluke, Clonorchis sinensis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Chinese liver fluke (Clonorchis sinensis) is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It can be found in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Japan, and China and is present in nearly 30,000,000 humans today. It is thought to be one of the world’s most pervading parasites. The Chinese liver fluke requires two intermediate, or secondary, hosts and one definitive, or main, host to successfully complete its lifecycle. The first intermediate host is typically...

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