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How to make an attractive Toxic Sugar Mosquito Bait by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Nov 2012 12:28pm How to make an attractive Toxic Sugar Mosquito Bait To lay eggs, females do need blood for its iron and protein. But usually mosquitoes subsist on modest sips of nectar from flowers or from ripe or rotting fruit. And that, according to scientists from Hebrew University in Jerusalem, is an ... Achilles' proboscis - through which the pests c ... Read on »
Alternative & Natural Mosquito Bite Prevention: Spring Showers & Warmer Months Breed Pesky Mosquitos by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm Each year I dread the spring rains and humid weather; it means mosquito breeding season and really bad, red welt-like bumps from mosquito bites. I have had severe allergies to mosquito bites and often find myself with annoying bites from grabbing the mail or even doing laundry in the garage. With the increase of west nile viral cases and ... Read on »
Mosquito Bite Prevention by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:32am Mosquito Bite Prevention 700,000,000 people get a disease from a mosquito, each year. Of those diseases, 1 out of 17 people currently alive will die from the disease. The species to know about are Aedes, Culex and Anopheles. These are the bad girls that carry diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever and filariasis. I say “ba ... Read on »
5 Tips To Avoid Mosquito Diseases by Carolin K. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 11 Aug 2009 8:51am The peak season of La Crosse and West Nile is August and September. They are forms of encephalitis, a disease caused by mosquitoes. They are endemic in the US and the incidents have been increasing. Symptoms include high fever, headache, lethargy, confusion and stiff neck. They normally occur within 2 to 10 days after being bitten by a ... Read on »
ProVector mosquito traps for Haiti, but AMCA predicts mosquito crisis (updated with post-quake disease notes) by Minchie Israel Posted Sun 14 Feb 2010 12:00am Haiti makeover 1, February 18, 2010 Emboldened by the positive outcomes of the trials of the ProVector mosquito trap in Puerto Rico and the success of the real world use of the product in the Dominican Republic, ProVector LLC is donating thousands of ProVector Flowers to help earthquake ravaged Haiti deal with an impending Dengu ... Read on »
Record Breaking Mosquito Bites by suzette Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Feb 2009 11:49am Yesterday DH brought Ian to a house warming party. The house is located in a new housing estate. I didn’t think much and let Ian joined his dad. When returned, Ian had his first injury on his elbow. Apparently he ran too fast and fell. Initially he tried to hide the injury from us. Really don’t know what was in his little mind. Why would ... Read on »
Tennessee Mornings: Natural Mosquito Repellents by Broccoli Cupcake Posted Wed 26 May 2010 5:35am With all the rain and standing water left in Nashville many of us are preparing for a busier and itchier mosquito season.  In the past, I’ve tried to stick to simple tricks like staying indoors at dusk, the most active time for many mosquitoes, wearing light weight, long-sleeve clothing and avoiding scented lotions.  It’s worked pretty well and ... Read on »
Autocidal Gravid Ovitrap Mosquito Trap for Control and Surveillance of Mosquitoes by nih.gov Posted Thu 01 Aug 2013 8:00pm Description of Invention: Mosquitoes are responsible for the transmission of a number of important zoonotic diseases, including dengue fever, malaria, and rift valley fever. The CDC-AGO (Autocidal Gravid Ovitrap) mosquito trap is a device that targets older female mosquitoes looking for a suitable place to lay eggs. This dev ... Read on »
Mosquitoes and Mosquito Bite Prevention: Review by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:32am There is a very good article, from 1998 Annals of Internal Medicine called Mosquitoes and Mosquito Repellents: A Clinician’s Guide written by Mark S. Fradin, MD. This article, while 10 years old, still gives a great deal of information on prevention of mosquito bites and debunks some myths about what does and does not work. Filed unde ... Read on »
Don’t Let Mosquito Bites Bug You This Summer by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Jul 2013 6:00am Summer brings days spent at the poolside and the aroma of barbecue meals. But the season also tows in a swarm of vicious vampires, and not the sparkling Hollywood kind. Mosquitoes are prowling and chances are you’ve got the bites to show for it. The itch is often unbearable and no matter how much you resist the sensation, fighting the urge to s ... Read on »