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New Product Detects Early Bed Bug Infestations

... for pest control operators helps control bed bug outbreak worldwide PUTNAM, Conn., June 2 ... for pest control operators to use to detect bed bug infestations at the earliest stages. ... Cooper, entomologist/technical director of Bed bug Central (Lawrenceville, NJ) and co-author of the ...

Travel Bed Bug Kit Available for 2009 Summer Travel Season

... York Metropolitan area, is offering a travel bed bug kit to help abate the bed bug problem for families traveling this summer, ... Bell Environmental Services' Travel Bed bug Kit contains a 6 ounce ...

Bed Bug Infestation an Epidemic; Bugs Found in Cell Phone, TVs and Keyboards

... today are safer but less effective. Bed bug infestations have grown at a steady clip over the ... but we didn't miss a beat this winter due to bed bug service calls throughout Long Island and the five ... year. The public's refusal to accept the bed bug epidemic (despite the numerous reports of ...

Bed Bugs Bring No Disease Danger

... "While there is a nuisance effect from bed bug bites, the public health significance is ... For example, in San Francisco, reports of bed bug infestations doubled between 2004 and 2006, ... in 2002, and in Austria, the number of bed bug samples submitted to the government went up 400 ...

N.J.-Based Pest Control Company Using 'Tool of the Future' to Kill Bed Bugs - Instant Freeze Technology is Completely 'Green'

... procedure helping to eradicate the bed bug epidemic infiltrating the tri-state area. BES ... seven days a week, along with their K-9 bed bug dogs, due to the ever-increasing regional bed bug epidemic. BES says the best way to get rid of ...

Bed Bugs, Nearly Eradicated, Make a Comeback

... deltamethrin than an easier-to-kill type of bed bug found in Florida. "This type of pyrethroid ... and the failure of the pyrethroids to control bed bug populations across the United States and ... Control and Prevention has more about bed bug infestations . -- Kevin ...

Lights Out For Bed Bugs as "BEST YET" Cedar Oil Solution Solves International Bed Bug Dilemma

... The North American Bed bug Epidemic has Organic Scientist Dave Glassel ... Hospitality Industry to combat the current bed bug epidemic raging in North America. ... November 25, 2008 -- The North American Bed bug Epidemic has Organic Scientist Dave Glassel ...

Bed Bugs on Thanksgiving Dinner Guest List

... and a revised list of "back-to-school" items, bed bug experts warn that this year students may also ... all over the country are battling a virtual bed bug epidemic. According to noted entomologist Richard ... Pest Management Association (NPMA) finds that bed bug reports have increased 71 percent between 2001 ...

Dissolvable Laundry Bags: Available to the Public from BedBugCentral.com

... will, aside from other things, aid in the bed bug eradication process across the country," said ... Cooper, President of GreenClean(TM). "Washing bed bug infested clothing and not having to worry about ... . BedBugCentral.com, is the leading bed bug resource online at this time, and the content is ...

Bug guts map brings scientists closer to understanding different bugs' role in the body

... the relationship between different species of bug and different processes has previously been ... found that a common friendly species of gut bug known as Faecalibacterium prausnitzii was ... involved in metabolism, suggesting that this bug plays a key role in co-regulating multiple ...

Multicountry review shows that Bug Buster Kits reduce head lice and social stigma

... Working with parents and schools to provide a bug busting approach to head lice is helping to ... obtained when parents are supplied with a free bug Buster Kit, which includes special combs and ... Co-ordinator for the charity. The bug Buster Kit can be reused by a whole family for a ...

U.S. Congress Introduces H.R. 2248 'DON'T LET THE BED BUGS BITE ACT OF 2009'

... a grant in support of states efforts to root out the ever increasing Bed bug problem that is sweeping the nation. At the same time, Fairy Tales Consumer Products has released the first and only non-toxic Bed bug eliminator spray that is approximately 100% effective in eradicating bed ...

Giant Bugs Invade Wrigley Field

... for kids. Additionally, the first 5,000 kids will receive a special bug plush toy. The toy bugs will direct recipients to a secret web site where ... Chicago locations to anyone who shows their ticket to the game. This bug invasion at Wrigley Field on July 8th will be the first of many. As part ...

Winnipeg Veterinary Company Pharm-Vet Produces Essential Oil-Infused Mosquito Spray That's a Welcome and Safe Alternative to Controversial Deet-Based Repellants

... bite: West Nile Virus. While many Canadians warily use conventional bug repellents--ones with harsh and controversial chemicals that can sting ... Dominion Vet's Citronella Spray, which was originally formulated as a bug spray for horses, provides soothing aromatherapy for humans and is gentle ...

Researchers work to boost effectiveness of the flu vaccine

... AUGUSTA, Ga. Vaccines intended to help the body to fight off the flu bug may actually give the bug an edge, researchers say. That doesn't mean vaccines are bad, it just ...

Scientists use bed bugs' own chemistry against them

... so much so that the Environmental Protection Agency hosted a National Bed bug Summit in April of this year. The species, Cimes lectularius , also ... the current issue of the Journal of Medical Entomology . The two bed bug alarm pheromone ingredients are known as (E)-2-hexenal and (E)-2-octenal. ...

Women Seek Outdoor Solace This Summer

... by buzzing, biting and other pesky behavior, many women don't use bug sprays due to the smell or the way they feel on their skin. OFF! Clip-On Mosquito Repellent allows women to step outside without applying bug spray or worrying about mosquito bites. "OFF! has always provided ...

Higher drug doses needed to defeat tuberculosis, UT Southwestern researchers report

... and scientifically come up with a dose that depends not just on the kinetics or the concentration time profile of patients, but also how the bug itself responds to that particular drug," he said. "So, instead of using the average patient or a mean patient, we can now project how a drug ...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Urges Constant Vigilance Against Growing Threat of Killer 'Superbug'

... held' Al Wegleitner of Prosper, Texas, was bitten badly by this "superbug." Wegleitner came home from work and noticed a leg sore -- maybe a bug bite or pimple. Feverish, he went to bed. By morning, the sore spot was a large, bright red rash. "I still had a fever. My leg was twice its normal ...

Popular Jellyfish Sting Treatment Also Proven Effective on Stings From Portuguese Man-of-War

... is produced by Coastal Solutions, Inc. in Savannah, Ga. In addition to Jellyfish Squish(TM), Coastal Solutions manufactures additional products for bug bites and other irritants including Bite Fixer, Bite Blaster, Fire Ant Coolant and Chigger Chaser. For more information about Jellyfish Squish(TM) ...

Can an Infection Knock Out Your Workforce? Fight Back with New Preventive Training Program from Moxie Media

... in health and safety education for business and industry, is all the training your employees need to stay healthy and on the job, no matter what bug is "going around." This dynamic video-based training program, entitled "MRSA, Staph and Infection Prevention for General ...

Avoid the Burn: First Sunscreen to Earn the Melanoma International Foundation Seal of Approval Expands Distribution Throughout Northern California

... Sierra Summits specialty products include High Altitude Adventure Sunscreen, 4Paws (soothing and healing balm for dogs' paws), Adios (natural bug repellent), TrailHealer (natural healing balm for scrapes, contusions and abrasions) and therapeutic lip ointment. The company produces eco- and ...

Salmonella's sweet tooth predicts its downfall

... For the first time UK scientists have shown what the food poisoning bug Salmonella feeds on to survive as it causes infection: glucose. Their discovery of Salmonella 's weakness for sugar could provide a new way to ...

Photos: USANA Launches National Rev3 Geocaching Challenge

... to hunt for the caches. The 2009 Rev3 Geocaching Challenge web site provides curious adventurers with a list of the 60 coordinates for Rev3 Travel bug caches as well as general information about the contest. For more information about USANA's products and opportunity, visit www.usana.com . ...

No longer afraid to be a bridesmaid or travel with the boss

... to find a bathroom fast. The disease is often diagnosed when people are in their late 20s and early 30s. The flare-up is like having a severe stomach bug that can drag on for weeks. It ruins vacation plans, causes lengthy absences from work and generally messes up peoples' lives at a time when they are ...

Third-Party Audits: EHA Consulting Group Releases Comments on Food Safety Consultant Auditors' Qualifications and Competencies

... more information about EHA's food safety and infectious disease epidemiologic services at http://www.ehagroup.com/epidemiology/ or visit EHA's Bad bug Blog at http://www.badbugblog.com/ . ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/food_safety/peanut_butter/prweb2004404.htm . ...

Beta Release of a New Genetics Website- ItRunsInMyFamily.com

... bandwidth and other usage statistics during the beta phase. Beta testers are encouraged to complete a website survey and report bugs through the bug reporting system. Official release is expected in January 2009. The tool currently tracks 12 diseases including heart disease, cancer, and ...

Itching Not a Less Intense Form of Pain

... of itching," explained Chen, an associate professor of anesthesiology, psychiatry and developmental biology. Histamine-dependent itching is caused by bug bites or allergic reactions and can be treated with antihistamine drugs. Chronic, severe itching often occurs as a side effect of spinal injections ...

Steroids aid recovery from pneumonia, UT Southwestern researchers say

... Hardy, associate professor of internal medicine and pediatrics and the study's senior author. "But it turns out you need the antibiotic to kill the bug and the steroid to make the inflammation in the lung from the infection get better. The steroids don't kill the bugs, but they do help restore ....

'Safe' Pesticides Now First in Poisonings

... originally derived from nerve gas. Manufacturers' use of pyrethroids has grown widely to include thousands of household products, ranging from bug repellants, anti-lice shampoos, pet shampoos, and carpet cleaners. While pyrethroids are generally believed to be less toxic than organophosphates, ...

Lakewood Childcare Participates in Ladybug Hunt

... July 18, 2008 the young scientists at Happy Faces At Home Child Care, located in Lakewood, Ohio, will be partaking in Cornell University's Lost Lady bug Project. They will be at Memorial Field from 3-4 pm netting, photographing, and releasing ladybugs. Memorial Field is located off Valley Parkway in ...

Homeopathic First Aid Kit: Solutions for Summer's Little Bummers

... in full swing and travelers are packing up the first aid kit in their suitcase. The big question is what should they bring to help with all scrapes, bug bites and irritated skin? The Vitamin Shoppe's Homeopathic Expert, Carrie Plumley, has some suggestions for travelers this summer. "Homeopathic ...

Launch of help2getbetter.com Provides Convenience and Portability to Household Medicines

... a drug store or pharmacy available, and wishing we had packed the right supplies. Now with help2getbetter.com sick packs, people can be ready when a bug hits," said Dean Joffe, founder, help2getbetter.com. Gone are the days of going to the drug store or logging on to a web site and purchasing ...

Salmonella: Trickier than we imagined

... at functioning in low-acid locales like the gut and bears close resemblance to a virulence protein known as YopJ that is active in Yersinia the bug that caused the Black Plague. Sun is one of several scientists who have shown that AvrA reduces inflammation in the body, acting to some degree ...

Novel toxin receptor discovered for ulcer-causing stomach pathogen

... for Genomic Biology and principal investigator on the study. Paradoxically, although H. pylori is a common resident of the human stomach, the bug is not well adapted by itself to acid, he said. But this pathogen has several clever mechanisms for carving out a niche for itself in the stomach ...

New Research From Packard Children's Hospital Experts Presented at 2008 Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting

... that the ad nagging works. Kids who asked for advertised products consumed more of the highly advertised foods and drinks than did kids who didn't bug their parents. What's more, those who asked for the products more frequently were more likely to get what they wanted. No big surprise to most ...

WebReach, Inc. Releases Mirth 1.7.1 - The 'Linux of Healthcare' Now Supports Digital Imaging in Medicine (DiCOM) Standard

... ) open source community, which focuses on clinical image and object management applications and utilities. Mirth 1.7.1 also includes bug fixes, improved enterprise features such as support for high-volume transaction processing, an improved installer, and a plug-in architecture to ...

Scientists see Norwalk virus' Achilles heel

... in close quarters, from cruise ships to hospital wards, often causing severe dehydration due to vomiting and diarrhea. The currently untreatable bug belongs to a superfamily of viruses that stores their genetic code as RNA, including polio, hepatitis C, foot-and-mouth disease and even the common ...

Hissing cockroaches are popular, but they also host potent mold allergens

... the mold species found on and around the hissing cockroaches are capable of producing huge quantities of spores. And the spores themselves can get on bug handlers skin or be inhaled, triggering allergic responses in those sensitive to the molds. For people who are allergic to molds, exposure can ...

Jury Awards Mount Vernon Man $40.1 Million After Medical Device Chars Heart

... first became aware of a software bug in its monitors back in 1998, but ignored internal recommendations to correct the problem. In 2002, the software bug caused a similar incident in Japan -- caught on video tape -- but the smoldering catheter had been removed from the patient before overheating. ...
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