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What Are The Chances of Lyme Disease

If you don’t already know by now, then we will say it again. Ticks are the carriers of the bacteria which causes Lyme disease. Therefore, if you have been bitten by a tick, the risk of becoming infected with Lyme […]

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Tick Collection For Lyme Disease Analysis

If you’ve been unfortunate enough to encounter a tick bite, what did you do with the tick after you had carefully removed it? A previous study urged those of us who had fallen victim to these pesky critters, to try […]

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The Truth About Ticks

Ticks spread disease, this is a well known fact. However, there are many myths surrounding these pests that need to be put right. When it comes to the protection of our health against these pests then we need to know […]

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We’re A Long Way off A Vaccination For Lyme Disease

At this moment in time, there is still no vaccine to defend us humans against the debilitating impact that Lyme disease can have on our health. The disease can be treated with antibiotics, but wouldn’t it be great if we […]

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Teen Triumphs With Tick Tracker App

A teenager who was bitten by a tick and contracted Lyme disease has been the lead in the design of ‘Tick Tracker’ an application for mobile devices that can help to track and report ticks.¬†Olivia Goodreau has been asked to […]

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Dracula Ticks Survive Dinosaur Extinction

When we hear the name Dracula, we think of Gothic horror, blood sucking, vampire bats, Transylvanian Castles and the spread of the undead curse. Halloween costumes, scary movies and things that go bump in the night. Can we just stop […]

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Japanese Barberry. An Ideal Habitat for Ticks

Home owners in Connecticut might want to inspect their yards for a plant many of us have… It’s known as Japanese Barberry. This invasive bush is contributing to the rise of the tick population as it can help to create […]

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The More Ticks The Merrier!

The more ticks the merrier! Not something you would often find us saying, but research has suggested that if your back yard has an abundance of ticks that are of a diverse species, then the number of tick species that […]

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Ticks Cause Moose Decline

When we hear about the decline in population of natures well loved animals, it’s a sad topic for discussion. When we hear that the reason for the decline is partially down to those little disease spreading arachnids called ticks, we […]

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Lyme Disease – Tick Statistics Rising

It’s easy to think that should you be unfortunate enough to be bitten by a tick, the chances of it being infected with Lyme disease or some other tick borne virus may be relatively slim. However, some scary statistics have […]

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