Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’

Preventing Vectorborne Diseases from Ticks, Fleas and Mosquitoes

The hot weather of summer sees an increase in diseases carried by the bites of vectors like ticks, fleas and mosquitoes. Vectorborne diseases are a major cause of illness and death worldwide. Vectors are insects that feed on blood and when they bite people or animals they transmit diseases. According to the Centers for Disease…

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Air Pollution as a Cause of Chronic and Neurodegenerative Diseases

The search for preventing or curing chronic and neurodegenerative diseases goes on. All the drugs developed for treating Alzheimer’s have failed, even though they worked in animal studies and in some human clinical trials. While it has already been proven that air pollution is a major risk factor for cardiovascular and lung diseases like chronic…

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