Dust Mites Trump Asthma Prevention Guidelines
Study finds that despite heroic efforts, most strategies are doomed to fail
WEDNESDAY, April 16 (HealthDay News) -- Trying to alleviate your asthma by eliminating household dust? Forget about it, a new study suggests.
A comprehensive review of 54 dust-control strategy studies found ...
Big Relief for Tiny Itch Mites Found in All Natural Spray Remedy
BEDFORD PARK, Ill., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of golfers received
quick and very welcome relief from itch mite bites with a surprising
natural remedy. Created by Earth's Balance, Golfers Rx provided quick
healing to bites that otherwise would have plagued the golfers with a week
or more ...
OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) PLUS Proven to Kill Demodex Mites
RICHMOND, Texas, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CYNACON/OCuSOFT(R) a broad based
supplier of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and supplies is pleased to announce the
latest findings from a recent study(1). OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) PLUS, in its
unique "Leave-On" formulation, was shown to effectively eradicate De...
Dust Mites Make Skin Lose Water
Researchers at the Atopy (Allergy) Research Center at the Juntendo University School of Medicine in Tokyo say in a new study that dust mites
// as well as their droppings have the potential to irritate the immune system and leave people exposed to infections.
Previous studies have already lin...
Dust mites use Duvets as their Haven
Recent research has revealed that duvets used by most Britons are packed with dust mites, fungus and skin scales.//
On analysis of about ten typical duvets it was found to contain up to 20,000 live house dust mites
in addition to bacteria and fungal spores. In fact analysis of an 11-year unwash...
Replacing Old Mattress, Adding Ventilation Reduces Mites
Reducing the level of dust mites
in the bedroom can be achieved by replacing old mattresses and increasing a room’s ventilation, according to a new study.//
In “Distribution and determinants of house dust mite allergen in Europe: The European Community Respiratory Health Survey II,” Jan-Paul ...
Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level
... the bedroom and off your bed. Be sure to regularly wash bedding and linens at high heats - approximately 140 degrees Fahrenheit - to help keep dust mites
from collecting on your bedding. You should also regularly dust the blinds and wash your curtains.
To check your city's outdoor air qua...
Sit 'n Sleep Refocuses on Consumer Sleep Health and Well-Being
... every day impacts their sleep patterns. What's more, many don't know that old mattresses actually breed uninvited guests in the bed; millions of dust mites
that build up over the years. It's time for us to stand up and say 'you spend a third of your life on a mattress - shouldn't you be certain it's takin...
Sterilize the Flu Virus and Bacteria in Home Air with Alen Corp.'s New HEPA UV Air Purifiers
...can cause the flu and removes 99.97 percent of pollen, odor, bacteria, Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) or gases, smoke, smog, dust, pet dander, dust mites
and mold in large rooms up to 800 square feet in the home," said Peter Mann, CEO of Alen Corp. "Our new Paralda is the first HEPA air purifi...
Fleas and Ticks and Mosquitoes! Oh My!
...ites such as ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, sand flies, mites
and lice that can transmit vector-borne diseases. ...parasites -- fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, sand flies, mites
and lice. Any of these parasites may cause discom...e virus; and repels and kills sand flies, lice and mites
that may cause leishmaniasis, severe dermatitis, a...
mites in Medical Technology
mites in Medical Dictionary
...but do not feed or become ... Cat Care: Ticks ... Ticks are parasites that feed on the blood of unlucky host animals, including ... Like mites
and spiders, ticks are arachnids. ... The monoecious ticks may reach up to 2 cm in length and are vectors of important ... Thus, the ticks a...
... avoid it, and how doctors treat it. ... Scabies mites
are usually transmitted by skin-to-skin contact (e...bies ... When a person is infested with scabies mites
the first time, symptoms usually do ... common s...es is a condition caused by microscopic parasitic mites
(or bugs) that ... The most common symptom of ...
Allergy to mold
... season lasts all year for those sensitive to indoor allergens such as dust mites
and animal dander. And as folks who have suffered the effects of toxic m...ortunities. Dust mite and mold control Q&A. Allergies to dust mites
and mold helped with vacuum, steam cleaner, dehumidifier. ... in regards ...
...gens; these reactions are acquired, predictable, and rapid.... Up to 50 million Americans, including millions of kids, have an allergy . ... Dust mites
are one of the most common causes of allergies . ... Allergies are more common than ever, affecting up to 1 in 3 people. ... at school, parents...
...stinguished from acne vulgaris by the absence of comedones and by ... Acne rosacea in blacks. J Am Acad Dermatol 1987;17:70-3. ... Demodex mites
in acne rosacea . J Cutan Pathol 1998;25:550-2. ... Acne rosacea . Am Fam Physician ... Rosacea , or acne rosacea , is a skin disorder...
mites in Biological News
Live-in domestics: Mites as maids in tropical rainforest sweat bee nests Mites
not only inhabit the dust bunnies under the bed, they also occupy the nests of tropical sweat bees where they keep fungi in check. Bees and their young are healthier when mites
live-in, report researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and the University of Texas ...
Bee mites suppress bee immunity, open door for viruses and bacteria
A non-native bee mite is causing the dramatic and sudden collapse of bee colonies across the country, but Penn State researchers believe they have found the combination of factors that triggers colony deaths which includes suppression of the bee immune system by the mites.
The Varroa destructor ...
Mites on hissing coackroach may benefit humans with allergies
... COLUMBUS, Ohio Tiny mites
living on the surface of Madagascar hissing cockro...on the cockroaches' body surfaces with and without mites
and discovered that the presence of these mites
reduced the molds by at least 50 percent.
Earth's highest known microbial systems fueled by volcanic gases
...arch team also reported a new variety of microscopic mite in the bacterial colonies near Socompa's rim, which appears to be the highest elevation that mites
have ever been recorded on Earth, Schmidt said.
Costello, a research associate in CU-Boulder's chemistry and biochemistry department, said small a...
First comprehensive 'inventory' of life in Antarctica
...es and the team concludes there are over 1200 known marine and land species. These include sea urchins, free-swimming worms, crustaceans and molluscs, mites
and birds. Five were new to science.
Lead author Dr David Barnes from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) says:
"This is the first time anybody has done...
Entomological Society of America names 2008 award winners
... his expertise in the environmentally-responsible management of turfgrass and landscape insect pests, and he is a leading authority on the insects and mites
associated with buffalograss. His research focuses on the development of integrated pest management strategies for insects affecting turfgrasses, nati...
The Clorox Company's new indoor allergen product reduces common indoor allergens up to 90 percent
...ed furniture, stuffed toys) than in the air since these are the places dust mites
thrive. Dust mites
have been detected in 81 percent of television rooms and 80 percent of bedr...
Munich researchers discover key allergy gene
In genetically susceptible individuals the immune system becomes biased and produces IgE antibodies against harmless agents such as pollen, dust mites
or animal hair. These IgE antibodies then work in conjunction with certain cells to get rid of the allergens, a process that gives rise to the symptom...
Pesticide build-up could lead to poor honey bee health
... fluvalinate and coumaphos -- pesticides used in the hives to combat varroa mites
-- in all comb and foundation wax samples. They also found lower levels of ...esearchers expected the presence of the chemicals available to treat varroa mites
in the hives, the other pesticides' levels were also surprising. All of the...
Bee disease a mystery
One possibility is that the mouthparts of the mite could become contaminated with the virus during feeding, but this is an unlikely answer. Varroa mites
cannot regurgitate their gut contents as there is a membrane in the oesophagus that acts as a non-return valve, so they could not pass the virus on th...
mites in Biological Technology
STALLERGENES and Protein' eXpert Enter Into a Partnership for Producing Mites Recombinant Allergens
ANTONY, GRENOBLE France, December 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
STALLERGENES S.A and Protein'eXpert S.A. announce they have signed a
partnership agreement for developing and pharmaceutically producing mites
The partnership is part of the STALLERGENES "Enhanced Allerg...
Let the games begin! Nanosoccer at 2009 RoboCup in Austria
...e second-ever international nanosoccer contest next summer.
Nanosoccerthe Lilliputian competition where computer-driven "nanobots" the size of dust mites
challenge one another on fields no bigger than a grain of ricewill be part of the RoboCup games in Graz, Austria, from June 29-July 5, 2009. NIST is n...
Stallergenes: Launch of a Phase III Clinical Trial in Adults for Oralair(R) Grasses in the United States Operating Income Expected to Remain Stable in 2009
...cies, particularly the
"2009 will be an exceptional year, with the results of four major phase
IIb/III or III clinical studies: the Oralair(R) mites
pivotal study, the
Oralair(R) Birch pollen (rBet v 1) study, the Oralair(R) Grasses long term
efficacy and this one about Oralair(R) grasses in the Un...
Stallergenes: Sales at end September 2008: + 17% - 2008 Sales Guidance Revised Upwards: + 14%
...re the end
of the year, will mark the start of the European mutual recognition
registration procedure of the product.
The roll-out of the ORALAIR(R) mites
phase II/III pivotal study,
initiated at the end of 2007, is continuing satisfactorily.
Lastly, Stallergenes expanded its product range following th...
Video: ASMANEX(R) TWISTHALER(R) 110 MCG (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) is Now Available Nationwide for the Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4 to 11
...dentify asthma triggers that can exacerbate a
child's asthma symptoms during school.(5) For example, classrooms may
contain indoor allergens like dust mites
and molds, as well as irritants
including chalk dust and strong odors.(6) Additionally, children may
experience difficulty breathing outside during re...
mites in Biological Dictionary
...ae entering the prosoma have only 4–10 % of the total tracheal diffusing ... Reproduction occurs within the tracheae of adult bees, where female mites
may lay 8–20 eggs. ... The tracheae are separated out, cleared with 8% potassium ... The tracheae are long cylindrical dead cells. ... a spac...
..... Britannica online encyclopedia article on cephalothorax (zoology), ...liquefied remains into their mouths. Except among daddy longlegs and the mites
and ticks, in ... Hermit crabs are interesting, clean, and easy-to-care-for animals that are ... The gills and walking legs are under the bac...
... sequence , which determines ... several MITE families yielded anchor sequences that ... MITE elements indicate similar sequence blocks on mites
to the anchor . elements. ... ... of the luminal juxtamembrane hydrophobic sequence (aa 717 to 747), TM anchor ... that aa 751 to 771 function...