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Lyme Disease May Have Been Around Long Before Humans: Study
2014-05-29 14:55:16

Thanks to new discoveries of ticks trapped in amber, the researchers have found that B. burgdorferi has called Earth home for some 15 million years, far pre-dating human existence on the planet.

2014-05-28 12:42:51

A newly discovered tick-borne bacterium known as “Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis” has been implicated in six cases of disease in Sweden.

2014-05-20 12:33:42

Topical meds that prevent bites are preferred 9-1 over orals that work only after the dog is bitten LENEXA, Kan., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No one wants to get bitten by ticks,

2014-05-19 23:01:21

Local team’s mosquito control service adds tick product to help protect residents from both mosquito and tick-borne diseases. Woolwich Township, NJ (PRWEB)

Lyme disease tick
2014-05-18 03:00:18

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Do you know where the ticks are? Find out how to steer clear of Lyme disease during "picnic season" - a time when people are more likely to pick up ticks.

2014-05-14 23:09:41

With a prescription from Pet Medical Center in Temecula CA, dog owners can now control both fleas and ticks with NexGard, a delicious beef-flavored chew that kills 100 percent of pests in 24 hours

2014-05-12 12:31:26

OTTAWA, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Lyme disease is a serious illness that's present in Canada and spreading.

2014-05-06 23:04:34

This spring, hospitals around the globe are reporting rising numbers of Lyme disease infections.

2014-05-01 23:11:48

It’s “business as usual for tick season,” CT health official tells Lyme Research Alliance.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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