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Saturday, 21 July 2007

The following contents will be added soon:

  1. Research about mosquito repellants in universities and research organizations.
  2. Natural mosquito repellants
  3. West Nile Virus
  4. Electronic mosquito repellants
  5. Outdoor mosquito repellants
  6. Home mosquito problem
  7. Mosquito Bite Remedy
  8. Chemical Insect Repellants
  9. Ultrasonic insect repellants

 

Last Updated ( Saturday, 21 July 2007 )
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What are Natural Mosquito Repellents? PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 June 2007

It's no secret that mosquito bites can transfer a number of diseases to humans and animals, the most common of which are malaria, dengue fever, and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain).

Before you whip out a can of mosquito-repelling spray during your next camping trip, you should know that many conventional brands contain DEET, a powerful pesticide that has been linked to a number of health problems such as skin rashes, dizziness, and even seizures.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 26 July 2007 )
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New Natural Mosquito Repellent PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 June 2007

Secret formula developed from human body odors

We all know that one person who comes home from the camping trip without a single bug bite. Perhaps they advise their unlucky mates to eat more garlic, or fewer bananas.

But it may be that these folks are born with a scent that keeps mosquitoes and other biting insects away. Recent research has isolated chemicals emitted by "bug-proof" individuals, which appear to counteract the odors that hungry bloodsuckers generally home in on.

The study showed "unequivocally that there are compounds that interfere with the normal attraction that mosquitoes have towards humans," said John Pickett from Rothamsted Research in England.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 13 June 2007 )
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Newsflash

Electronic mosquito repellents — buzzing devices marketed to prevent malaria — don’t prevent bites and therefore don’t prevent disease transmission, according to a new review of studies.