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Insect Repellent DEET Linked to Central Nervous System Damage by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Aug 2009 11:22pm Insect Repellent DEET Linked to Central Nervous System Damage A chemical agent used in many brands of insect repellents appears to damage the central nervous system in laboratory rats and may have the same devastating effect on humans, French medical researchers say. N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide, which for obvious reasons is better known ... Read on »
Allergy by Noman Khan Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:40am What Is an Allergy? Allergies are an abnormal response of the immune system. People who have allergies have an immune system that reacts to a usually harmless substance in the environment. This substance (pollen, mold, animal dander, etc.) is called an allergen. Allergies are a very common problem, affecting at least two out of every 10 A ... Read on »
"I wonder why they keep picking ... by Raw Cuisine Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:29pm “I wonder why they keep picking on California?” Holly Monday, March 03, 2008 by: Rami Nagel (NaturalNews) I am angry! On January 24th, 2008, United States Department of (USDA) Agriculture Secretary Chuck Conner announced the availability of $74.5 million in emergency funding to combat the light brown apple moth (LBAM) infestation in C ... Read on »
Drug-Drug Interactions to Watch Out For by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Nov 2010 1:42pm P450 enzymes and “poor metabolizers.” The finding, published in Science , is a bit arcane to the layperson. The big secret of how the P450 enzyme family metabolizes drugs turns out to be a critical phase change, where an oxygen molecule temporarily joins the mix, forming “Compound I,” a process the scientists documented by cooling the ... Read on »
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MEDIA AWARENESS by Joanne60 Posted Mon 24 May 2010 12:54am http://www.edmontonjournal.com/Lyme+disease+tricky+diagnose/3064838/story.html Lyme disease tricky to diagnose Number of cases may be under-reported because blood-testing not always foolproof By Florence Loyie, Edmonton Journal May 23, 2010 10:00 PM The number of Albertans with Lyme disease may be under-reported because the illness ... Read on »
DECREASING DISEASE RISKS FOR YOUR DOGS... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Mon 19 Oct 2009 10:05pm 1 Comment Keeping your dog healthy can present many of the same challenges as keeping your cat healthy (from last week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats); however, since dogs and their owners tend to be a little more social in their gatherings, there are additional considerations for "Decreasing Disease Risks For Your Dogs." Helpful Buckeye will addr ... Read on »
Insect repellent DEET is toxic to brain cells............. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Sun 13 Sep 2009 10:55pm Insect repellent DEET is toxic to brain cells (NaturalNews) If you insist on using chemical laden insect repellents containing DEET, you may be getting more than you bargained for — including damage to your central nervous system. In fact, scientists writing in the open access journal BMC Biology don’t just say that more studies should be done ... Read on »
Bugs Matter at SSU'’s First Insecta-Palooza! by Pink Lemonade .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Oct 2009 10:01pm Bugs matter at the first annual Insecta-Palooza! set for 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Sonoma State University’s Darwin Hall on Saturday, Oct. 24. Entomologists of all ages can explore the fascinating world of insects in a day long series of interactive displays, presentations and lectures and a chance to use the University’s top-notch microscopes. ... Read on »
Insect Sting Allergies | Stinging Insect Allergic by tshirts123 Posted Wed 17 Oct 2012 5:27am The very insects most commonly involving triggering severe your allergies belong to the very Hymenoptera order. Individuals can include bees, wasps, green spencer, hornets, and even ants, like fire anaure, an increasingly well-known, harmful pest which may be spreading during the entire U . s, where it is currently the leading edge cause ... Read on »