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2013-11-07 23:20:45

Lice Troopers Clinic uses all-natural conditioner, baking soda to fight head lice without the use of chemicals or pesticides. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Lice Troopers in Bal Harbour has an all-natural cure to fight head lice. No longer do the chemicals work to kill and eradicate head lice according to Jennie Harel. Yahoo health also featured an article on April 12, 2013, on the new super lice that have grown resistant to the chemicals. Most Lice have become resistant to most...

2013-11-06 23:22:55

Zoetis Inc., a former business unit of Pfizer Inc., has announced revisions to the Risk Minimization Action Plan (RiskMAP) for ProHeart® 6 (moxidectin), the sustained-release injectable heartworm preventive for dogs. The revisions are based on a review of safety history over a 4½-year period. Florham Park, NJ (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Zoetis Inc., a former business unit of Pfizer Inc., has announced revisions to the Risk Minimization Action Plan (RiskMAP) for ProHeart® 6...

2013-11-04 23:27:07

ZeptoMetrix Corporation (ZMC), a fully integrated biotechnology company specializing in sensitive diagnostic test development, and CytoSignet, Inc., a leader in the development, commercialization and licensing of Intellectual Property for biochemical detection, have established an exclusive partnership to address today's worldwide Bed Bug infestation with the development of a broad family of issued patents and products to identify infestation by these global parasites. Franklin, MA...

2013-10-29 23:03:41

Horne’s Pest Control has the proper experience and knowledge needed to combat the Common Bed Bug. Martinez, GA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Common Bed Bug is a parasitic insect usually found in mattresses that feeds on human blood during the night. Bed Bugs are one of the earlier-referenced “pests” on record having first been mentioned in 400 B.C. It has been a human parasite for thousands of years. From about 77 A.D. and into the 18th Century many people thought they had...

2013-10-27 23:03:44

Visitors to the site will learn how Cimi-Shield fits into the pest control market and why it should be an essential part of every pest management professional's service offering. Carson, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 Pest Barrier, a division of Bird Barrier, has launched a Pest Management Professional (PMP) focused website for its innovative, green, bed bug eliminator, Cimi-Shield. The website is http://www.cimishield.com. The web site describes the product and how it works in addition...

2013-10-15 23:21:21

The authors of an article featured in The Journal of Parasitology explore parasitic roundworm Baylisascaris procyonis infection rates among animals living near developing land. They discovered the intensity and abundance varied widely depending on the areas' size and connection to other forested areas. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Journal of Parasitology – Any parasite that can spread from wild animals to people is a concern. Even when human infections are rare, as in...

2013-10-15 20:42:22

Better understanding of the movements of C. elegans worm will make a big difference in biomedical research One might wonder why researchers would even care about the nuances of the one-millimeter long nematode worm, let alone take the time to study them. But the answer is simple: they can provide powerful insights into human health and disease. New research performed at Texas Tech University and published in the journal Physics of Fluids demonstrates just that. By studying how this tiny...

2013-10-07 23:30:28

Bed bugs heavily infested a Tucson apartment unit, a report said. My Cleaning Products offered the resident a help with its Complimentary Bed Bug Bully. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Bed bugs had taken over a woman's apartment in a Tucson residential complex. A report from kvoa.com shared the details about it on October 03, 2013. And in response to it, My Cleaning Product suggested to the resident the use of a pesticide-exempt bed bug spray to kill bed bugs promptly and...


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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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