Who got bit? By mailing in 16,000 ticks, citizen scientists help track disease exposures

5 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A bite from a disease-carrying tick can transmit a serious, potentially fatal infection, such as Lyme disease. But many ticks go unnoticed and unreported. Now, with the help of citizen scientists, ecologists are offering better insight into people's and animals' potential exposure to tick-borne diseases - not just the disease reporting and prevalence that's only tracked when people get sick.
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Have YOU got type A blood? You're more likely to be bitten by a tick

Have YOU got type A blood? You're more likely to be bitten by a tick

5 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Researchers in the Czech Republic uncovered proof ticks, which can carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, may prefer type A blood. Supermodel Bella Hadid has often spoken about her battle with Lyme.
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Research Provides Scope for New Cervical Cancer Treatments

Research Provides Scope for New Cervical Cancer Treatments

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have made a recent discovery that provides scope for new treatments for cervical cancer and other types of cancer... Read more ...

Carbon Footprint Labels on Food Packets May Help Reduce Emissions

Carbon Footprint Labels on Food Packets May Help Reduce Emissions

Carbon footprint labels on food items can help cut potential environmental impacts, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Strong Link Between Food Insecurity, Binge-eating Disorder and Obesity

Strong Link Between Food Insecurity, Binge-eating Disorder and Obesity

Household food insecurity is associated with binge-eating disorder and excess weight gain , reveals a new study. Read more ...

Do Personality Traits of Compulsive Social Media Users Overlap With Problem...

Do Personality Traits of Compulsive Social Media Users Overlap With Problem Drinking?

New study points similarities and differences in addiction 8208;linked characteristics when comparing disordered social media use to risky or problematic alcohol use. Read more ...

Older Women Who Dance are More Likely to Perform Daily Tasks Better

Older Women Who Dance are More Likely to Perform Daily Tasks Better

Dancing can help older women to remain living independently, unlike other exercise forms, reports a new study. Read more ...

Drug to Eliminate Chikungunya and Yellow Fever Viruses

Drug to Eliminate Chikungunya and Yellow Fever Viruses

Sofosbuvir, the medication already used to treat hepatitis C, has completed all human use approval tests. It can be used to forecast the epidemic of chikungunya. Read more ...

Migraine Triggers: Drinking Alcoholic Beverages Can Cause Migraine

Migraine Triggers: Drinking Alcoholic Beverages Can Cause Migraine

Drinking more wine or alcohol can trigger a migraine headache, reveals a new study. Alcoholic beverages such as red wine were considered the most common migraine triggers. Read more ...

Higher Intake of Green Leafy Vegetables may Prevent Fatty Liver Disease

Higher Intake of Green Leafy Vegetables may Prevent Fatty Liver Disease

Higher intake of green leafy vegetables in your daily diet may prevent the risk of developing fatty liver disease or liver steatosis, finds a new study. Read more ...

Mind-body Exercises May Boost Cognitive Function in Older Adults

Mind-body Exercises May Boost Cognitive Function in Older Adults

Mind-body exercises like tai chi and dance can improve cognitive function, working memory, verbal fluency, and learning ability in older adults, reveals a new study. Read more ...

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement appears to be gearing up for...

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement appears to be gearing up for massive border invasion with new contract to acquire 375 million rounds of tactical rifle ammunition

Anyone who doesn't yet realize the U.S. government is gearing up to defend America against a major land invasion of foreign nationals needs to look at this press release from... Read more ...