Tagged: public health

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Study: Mattress Protector Not Helping With Allergies?

A study that was published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology says that dust mite covers, also known as mattress protectors, have only a small and insignificant effect in the reduction of allergic reactions among people who are prone to develop the symptoms of allergies.

Bed Bugs is a worldwide problem

Bed Bugs is a worldwide problem

With to big events happening this year requiring delegates from around the world to converge in one spot, government authorities in China, where the Olympics is taking place and Australia, where the World Youth Day is happening right now, are on the alert over bed bugs.

In Sydney, the Department of Medical Entomology at Westmead Hospital has launched a special Bed Bug Web site. “Bed Bugs during the early part of the 21st century have undergone a massive resurgence and there has been a notable lack of quality information available on this re-emerging public health pest,” it says.