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2015-05-26 12:28:56

BRONX, N.Y., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international team including scientists from Albert Einstein College

2015-05-26 12:20:43

Risk to others considered extremely low ATLANTA, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released on cdc.gov, Monday, May 25, 2015: The CDC and the New Jersey

2015-05-13 08:35:24

SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc.

2015-05-13 08:33:11

Xpert Ebola listed in World Health Organization Emergency Use Assessment and Listing program for diagnostic products in the context of global health emergency SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 13, 2015

2015-05-13 08:33:06

Merial, the Maker of HEARTGARD Plus, will Sponsor $1 - up to $150,000 - to Canine Companions for Independence for Every Dog Love Letter Submitted or Social Action Taken; Actor Scott Foley and His Dog,

2015-05-11 12:31:30

MONTREAL, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - H&P Labs Inc.

2015-05-11 08:33:05

MONTREAL, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - H&P Labs Inc.

2015-05-08 16:25:46

Minister Ambrose marks World Red Cross Day with Canadian Red Cross President and CEO Conrad Sauvé OTTAWA, May 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, and Dr.

2015-05-07 23:00:46

New research led by NCAR and CDC has identified correlations between weather conditions and the occurrence of West Nile virus disease in the United States, raising the possibility of being able

2015-05-07 16:31:14

Case study supports prior findings that risk of viral infection from casual contact remains unlikely SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The


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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...

Eye-worm, Loa loa
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The eye-worm (Loa loa) is a species of roundworm within the Nematoda phylum. It can be found in India and Africa, among other areas. This species causes a disease known as Loa loa filariasis and is one of three species that can cause subcutaneous filariasis in humans. Females are larger than males, reaching an average body length of up to 2.7 inches, with males reaching an average body length of up to 1.3 inches. The first stage of life for the eye-worm begins when an adult worm, which is...

Dog Roundworm, Toxocara canis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The dog roundworm (Toxocara canis) is a species of parasitic worm that infects canid species. It is yellowish white in color and can reach an average length between 3.5 and 7 inches, with females typically growing large than males. The dog roundworm can be transmitted in four different ways. The most common form of transmission occurs when an egg containing second stage larvae is released onto the ground in feces. Once the egg has been ingested, it will move through the small intestines...

800px-White-footed_Mouse,_Quetico
2012-04-02 20:35:58

The White-footed Mouse, (Peromyscus leucopus), is a species of rodent native to North America. Its range extends from Ontario, Quebec, Labrador and the Maritime Provinces (excluding Newfoundland) south to the southwestern United States and Mexico. In Texas this creature is known as the Woodmouse. The adult of this species measures 3.5 to 3.9 inches in length, not counting the tail, which can measure an additional 2.5 to 3.8 inches. It weighs typically about an ounce. It has a maximum life...

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2011-04-25 21:24:26

Rickettsia rickettsii is a gram-negative bacterium native to the New World and causes the malady known as Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). It is transmitted through the bit of an infected tick when it feeds on animals and humans. Humans are not necessary hosts in the rickettsia-tick life cycle but they can be. S. Burt Wolbach created the first detailed description of the etiologic agent in 1919. He recognized it as an intracellular bacterium seen most frequently in endothelial cells....

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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
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