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Tag Archives: borne diseases

Scientists Listen to Public Opinion on GMO Mosquitoes

There’s certainly mixed opinions when it comes to the release of genetically modified mosquitoes out into nature. Scientists have released these ‘special’ pests into certain areas in order to help fight mosquito borne disease, however they have come up against […]

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Home Remedies for Mosquito Bites

Prevention is cure as they say! When it comes to mosquitoes, being able to avoid a bite altogether is the best way to protect yourself from the diseases they spread and that irritating itch they leave you with, once they’ve […]

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Test Ticks For Lyme Disease

When it comes to Lyme disease, it’s important that detecting whether you have been infected is discovered as soon as possible. That’s why if you discover a tick on your body, it’s worth having one of these tests available to […]

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Weapons of Mosquito Distruction

Scientists have been working on a a laser that can identify mosquitoes and ‘zap’ them out of existence.  This new invention was created by Nathan Myhrvold, who has been looking at ways of combating the spread of Malaria. Here’s an article […]

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You Don’t Need to be Bitten by a Tick to be Infected

Investigation into the death of a Japanese woman whose cause of death was from a tick borne virus, has revealed that she wasn’t actually ever bitten by a tick! It was actually through the bite of a stray cat. Here’s […]

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