Tick Repellents; Literature Review and Tips – Dr Nicola Seal

Dr Nicola Seal is an entomologist who has worked on developing insect repellents. Here she gives us the results of her literature review on the effectiveness of different repellents for ticks. Spring is here! Unfortunately, so are ticks. The little blighters are starting to come out to bite in force […]

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Tick Bite Prevention and Removal

Tick bite prevention and removal is vital to avoiding Lyme disease. Although there is mounting evidence to suggest that Lyme disease may be transmitted through a variety of ways, there are a few simple steps you can take to reduce your chances of contracting the disease from tick and insect […]

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Tick Removal – Using Tweezers or a Tick Removal Tool

If you find an embedded tick in your skin, what do you do?  The longer a tick is left to feed, the higher the chances are that it will pass on any diseases it’s carrying. Incorrect removal will also increase the chances of disease transmission. So whilst it is important to […]

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