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Tick bites that trigger severe meat allergy on rise around the world | Society | The Guardian
‘Tick-induced mammalian meat allergy’ reported in Europe, Asia, Central America and Africa but most prevalent in parts of Australia and the US
insects  disease  allergy  wtf  science  biology  medicine 
october 2016 by ignatz
Map: Tropical mosquito infestation spreads to 8 O.C. communities - The Orange County Register
Dever said officials are finding the mosquitoes – which can spread dengue and chikungunya viruses – at about 40 percent of the properties they inspect. He called the county’s level of infestation “disappointing.”
doom  insects  disease  oc  california  mosquitoes 
november 2015 by ignatz
UNDIAGNOSED CEREBRAL DISEASE - KAZAKHSTAN: (AKMOLINSK)
Lethargy, sleepiness, disorientation, partial loss of memory, and even hallucinations were observed in residents of the village. People could fall down in the middle of the day and sleep for 2 days. The number of cases has exceeded 30.
disease  medicine  doom  kazakhstan 
march 2014 by ignatz
The Toxins That Affected Your Great-Grandparents Could Be In Your Genes | Innovation | Smithsonian
Chemical damage might be inherited. “In essence,” Skinner explains, “what your great-grandmother was exposed to could cause disease in you and your grandchildren.”
publichealth  genetics  disease  toxics  science  biology  chemistry 
january 2014 by ignatz
CIDRAP >> CDC warns of drug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae
CRE, which include two common digestive system organisms, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli, are resistant to nearly all antibiotics, have a high mortality in invasive infections, and can spread resistance genes to other bacteria
disease  publichealth  doom  MRA  infection 
march 2013 by ignatz
HealthMap | Global disease alert map
disease outbreaks gmapped with ProMED mail integrated
disease  health  map  geo  gis  gmaps  promed  H1N1  doom 
november 2009 by ignatz
Cure For Honey Bee Colony Collapse?
For the first time, scientists have isolated the parasite Nosema ceranae (Microsporidia) from professional apiaries suffering from honey bee colony depopulation syndrome. They then went on to treat the infection with complete success.
bees  science  biology  environment  news  peakbee  disease 
april 2009 by ignatz
globeandmail.com: Saying CF is a 'white' disease, Carleton students drop Shinerama
Area disease not inclusive enough to warrant charity, says student association. Forehead slap from others heard the world 'round.
politics  failure  disease  charity  no  cysticfibrosis  cf  villainy  gaaaah 
november 2008 by ignatz
ShouldIEatThis - Mefi Wiki
A collection of "should I eat this" trainwrecks from Ask Metafilter, in wiki form
metafilter  askmetafilter  food  death  doom  ha  blorf  foodsafety  health  disease  failure  trainwreck 
february 2008 by ignatz
Aetiology: Emerging infections and zoonoses #3--Bushmeat
How eating miscellaneous animals in parts of Africa causes new and exciting diseases to spread
health  medicine  epidemiology  disease  food  poverty  africa  ebola  bushmeat  environment 
march 2006 by ignatz
Home | CDC SafeWater
Brilliant and simple effort to reduce waterborne illness with a spout and some disinfectant
publichealth  health  medicine  aid  water  safety  poverty  disease 
october 2005 by ignatz

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