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Publication date: January 2019Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 90Author(s): Francesco Brigo, Simona Lattanzi, Michael O. Kinney, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Laura Tassi, Raffaele Nardone, Oriano MecarelliAbstractWe investigated the online behavior of Internet users consulting the website of the Italian Chapter of the International League Against Epilepsy (Lega Italiana Contro l'Epilessia [LICE]). We obtained the visualization statistics of the LICE website using AWStats (https://awstats.sourceforge.io/) and Google Trends (https://trends.google.com/trends/), and compared the statistics of years 2010, 2014, and 2017. The fo...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Drones transporting sterilized male mosquitos, cybernetic dragonflies, genetically modified insects with malaria-resisting traits, supersensitive radars or digital maps: the most innovative methods are deployed in the war on the tiniest but most murderous beasts out there: mosquitos, fleas, ticks carrying infectious diseases. Here’s the latest arsenal of digital technologies to eradicate insects and reduce deadly epidemics. Unusual suspects: mosquitos, fleas, and ticks Sharks, bears, tigers, the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog in association with sharp teeth and claws represent the traditional image of deadly animals. Ho...
Source: The Medical Futurist - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Biotechnology Future of Medicine Medical Professionals Policy Makers Researchers AI big data CRISRP digital health digital maps disease disease awareness epidemics gene editing Healthcare Innovation insect mosquito prev Source Type: blogs
Abstract We investigated the online behavior of Internet users consulting the website of the Italian Chapter of the International League Against Epilepsy (Lega Italiana Contro l'Epilessia [LICE]). We obtained the visualization statistics of the LICE website using AWStats (https://awstats.sourceforge.io/) and Google Trends (https://trends.google.com/trends/), and compared the statistics of years 2010, 2014, and 2017. The following variables were analyzed: number of unique visitors and visits, visit duration, the day of week and rush hours, most downloaded documents, most viewed pages, keyphrases and keywords used f...
Source: Epilepsy and Behaviour - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Epilepsy Behav Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 30 November 2018Source: Revista Clínica Española (English Edition)Author(s): M.A. Pascual del Pobil y Ferré, R. García Sevila, M.d.M. García Rodenas, E. Barroso Medel, E. Flores Reos, Juan Gil CarbonellAbstractBackgroundRecent studies have shown an increase in the prevalence of silicosis due to the use of artificial quartz aggregates (AQA). The aim of this study was to assess the cases of silicosis in our area reported to the Healthcare Information System for Occupational Epidemiological Surveillance of the Autonomous Community of Valencia to detect new ...
Source: Revista Clinica Espanola - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionAqueous dispersions of silylated polyols are a promising new class of pediculicides that combine high cure rates with optimal user convenience (short treatment period, easy wash-out with positive effect on hair quality).Trial RegistrationClinicalTrials.gov identifier, NCT03617926.FundingOystershell Laboratories.
Source: Dermatology and Therapy - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
The causal relation between parasitic sea lice on fish farms and sea lice on wild fish is a controversial subject. A specific scientific debate has been whether the statistical association between infestation ...
Source: Parasites and Vectors - Category: Microbiology Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
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We describe a case of P. pubis infestation located exclusively on the scalp in an adult woman. Neither lice/nits nor skin lesions were observed elsewhere, including eyebrows, eyelashes, axillae, pubis, buttocks and perianal region (the patient was hairless in the axillae and pubis). A review of the literature is enclosed. PMID: 30419734 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Korean Journal of Parasitology - Category: Parasitology Tags: Korean J Parasitol Source Type: research
This study investigates the transcriptomic responses of salmon lice (L. salmonis) infecting salmon treated with emamectin benzoate (either 1x or 3x), ivermectin, or commercial feed controls
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by array Lepeophtheirus salmonis Source Type: research
Updated Date: Nov 14, 2018 EST
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