Doctors remove bedridden man’s 14kg lump caused by bug bite

DOCTORS have removed a 14kg lump from a man’s thigh that was caused by a mosquito bite three decades ago. A MAN in India took his first steps in years after medics removed an enormous 14kg mass from his leg — caused by a tiny mosquito bite. The 46-year-old, known only as Saidalavi, was diagnosed […]

Meningkatkan Kualitas Udara di Dalam Ruangan

Jika ruangan di rumah Anda memiliki pendingin ruangan, pastikan bahwa filter atau penyaring udara di dalamnya dibersihkan dan diganti secara berkala agar lebih efisien dan dapat meningkatkan kualitas udara. Banyak hal yang menyebabkan rumah tidak segar dan muncul bau tidak sedap. Hal itu antara lain disebabkan sampah basah yang dibiarkan beberapa hari, bau kotoran hewan […]

7 Myths About Getting Rid of Mosquitoes You Need to Stop Using

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to controlling mosquitoes. Despite what you may have heard, the food you eat won’t affect your chances of being bitten, and neither will buying a bunch of citronella candles. To help you separate fact from fiction, we spoke to Stan Cope, president of the American Mosquito Control […]

Phosphine pesticide used to kill bedbugs causes Fort McMurray baby’s death Four children remain in separate Alberta hospitals, following the death of a baby, after all were exposed to an illegally-imported pesticide used by their mother to kill bedbugs in a Fort McMurray apartment. Pesticide blamed in 8-month-old’s death in Fort McMurray Five children in hospital after ‘unknown’ spill in Fort McMurray apartment An eight-month-old girl died Monday […]

More birth defects in US seen due to mosquito-born Zika virus

The mosquito-born Zika virus may be responsible for an increase in birth defects in U.S. states and territories even in women who had no lab evidence of Zika exposure during pregnancy, U.S. health officials said on Thursday. Areas in which the mosquito-borne virus has been circulating, including Puerto Rico, southern Florida and part of south […]

Toddler at risk of losing sight after severe reaction to mosquito bite

A PARAFIELD Gardens toddler has come dangerously close to losing her eyesight after a severe reaction to a mosquito bite. Kelly and Chris Lovegrove’s daughter Maddison, 19 months, went to sleep as normal on New Year’s Eve but woke the following day with her right eye swollen shut. Maddison, who often suffers strong reactions to […]

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