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Broad-based vaccination of wild mice could help reduce lyme disease risk in humans
... regions of the United States, as well as parts of northwestern
California. In their study, the research team took aim at the larval form of the blacklegged tick, the crucial stage during which a tick becomes infected with B. burgdorferi. Normally, uninfected tick larvae pick up the bacterium the first summer of ...
Heavy, lifetime alcohol users may be toasting metabolic syndrome
...atterns using a large population-based sample from northwestern
New York state, developed and maintained by University of Buffalo researchers. The database provided healthy controls for case-control studies of chronic disease, with 2,817 individuals, 35 to 79 years old who drank at least once a month for at leas...
Rice study identifies sources of Houston smog particulates
...e Gulf of Mexico. Of the other sites, one was in a northwestern
suburb and two were located near the petrochemical complexes along the Houston Ship Channel. Collaborators at the Desert Research Institute in Reno, Nev., analyzed each air sample by quantifying the major chemical components making up the fine partic...
Pipelines, storage containers may spread MTBE throughout Midwest
...e, MTBE-contaminated gas samples were found in the northwestern
part of the state where ethanol is used as the main oxygenate. Contaminated samples were also found in the central and eastern part of the state where reformulated gasoline is not used, according to the researcher. Although data from Illinois and M...