Biologists discover a tick's metabolism speeds up after months of fasting so it can pursue a meal
Scientists at the University of Cincinnati say the hungrier ticks are, the harder they try to find people or other hosts -- a finding that could have implications for the spread of tick-borne diseases such as Lyme or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. The researchers explain that starved ticks' ...This is an NSF Multimedia Gallery item. (Source: NSF Multimedia Gallery)
Source: NSF Multimedia Gallery - December 9, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: video

Mellick’s Multimedia EduBlog: Two Novel Conditions with an Intriguing Link
How could a Lyme disease lookalike rash and anaphylaxis to meat have anything in common? Find out more as Dr. Larry Mellick reviews their common vector in this video and blog post, which you can find at http://bit.ly/Mellick. (Source: Emergency Medicine News - Video)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - Video - August 22, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: video

Demystifying Medicine 2013 - Ticks: Lyme and Other Diseases
Presented by: Tom Schwan, PhD (NIAID) Adriana Marques, MD/PhD (NIAID)Category: Demystifying MedicineAired date: 03/19/2013 (Source: Videocast - All Events)
Source: Videocast - All Events - March 20, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Past Events Source Type: video

Demystifying Medicine 2013-Ticks: Lyme and Other Diseases
The 2013 Demystifying Medicine Series, which is jointly sponsored by FAES and NIH, will begin January 8th and includes the presentation of patients, pathology, diagnosis and therapy in the context of major disease problems and current research. Primarily directed toward Ph.D. students, clinicians and program managers, the course is designed to help bridge the gap between advances in biology and their application to major human diseases. Each session includes clinical and basic science components presented by NIH staff and invitees. All students, fellows and staff are welcome, as well.For more information go to http://demys...
Source: Videocast - All Events - January 14, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video