What animal have hay fever

In the house of every man there is a place for animals. And even people with allergies do not need to deny yourself the pleasure of having four-legged friend, the main thing is to make the right choice. It turns out that there are many hypoallergenic animals, problems which do not arise even in the most “sensitive” owners.

For those who love our smaller brothers are allergic to them can be a real tragedy. In fact, besides sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes and itching in the worst cases, an Allergy to Pets can result in asthma, shortness of breath and difficulty breathing. And if to beat allergies is not possible, there is only one way — to part with a family pet, resting in his good hands. But all is not lost: there are animals that do not cause allergies. As a rule, no trouble occurs even in the most “sensitive” owners.

Dogs and cats for Allergy sufferers

The main symptom of Hypo-allergenic animals — absence of the coat. Among the most famous hairless dog — Mexican hairless and Chinese crested. Plus, a lot of bald animals. First, because of the lack of wool (and therefore shedding) pet less carries the “contagion” in the apartment, secondly, on the animal accumulates significantly less dust. However, there is one “but”: hairless animals bellipotent and unlike shaggy fellow faster “zaselyalsya”, but because they need to bathe more often. Continue reading

Someone to have a child?

How are You “in the subject.” Puzzled for a second week, who is the daughter to buy. Try to find a compromise. She asked the dog, but like to imagine our grandmother on a walk with the ever elusive and running somewhere daughter, dog imagination Doris (and nausicca she is a grandmother!), so once you understand the puppy to us yet. Turns 6-7 years, then. A turtle daughter does not agree. Hamster we don’t want – torment the poor man! Kitty? With cats in our family the relationship is not working somehow. Yes and a lot of colours, because eat, what not eat, with sills, one hundred pounds, podtalkivaet. Yesterday docha with dad went to the zoo. She definitely likes parrots. The first thing he asked this morning when her parrot buy. Can on it and stop? Yes, I read that the parrots of any infection in the form of parasites can be many. If the cat, the dog, everything is clear, it is possible to impart, parrots, like, not vaccinated.Yes and allergies, again, can occur for fluff.But that’s not gonna determine until you try.

In General, we thought. But I’m sure the baby animal is a must. So much joy it brings! In their childhood you know, when all trudged home, starting with the may jucovy of the tritons, finishing broods stray cats. Continue reading

Guinea pigs: the phantom menace

We hasten to reassure readers. If you live at home Guinea pig, don’t worry that your furry pet one day decide to enslave humanity. Recently published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B a study by researchers from the U.S. and Peru only shows the role of Guinea pigs in an abnormally high frequency of dangerous diseases in South America. Yes and that role play Guinea pigs against their will, the fault lies with parasitic insects and in humans.

The disease is called Chagas ‘ disease – in honor of the Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas (1879 – 1934), who described the disease and its causative agent contributing. Chagas was engaged in the fight against malaria. In the course of his research he discovered one-celled organism related Trypanosoma brucei – the causative agent of African sleeping sickness. He took it to the same genus and named Trypanosoma cruzi in honor of his teacher Brazilian parasitologist Oswaldo the cruise. As found by Chagas, transmitted by Triatoma infestans bugs . Rhodnius prolixus and several related species. All these bugs prefer to bite in the area of the mucous membranes, e.g. lips, so called “kissing bugs”. Chagas demonstrated in experimental monkeys the mechanism of infection, described the symptoms appeared, found the same symptoms in people in the blood which also showed trypanosomes.This is a rare case when a scientist opens a pathogen, its vector and transmission mechanism, usually this required the efforts of several researchers.

“Kissing bug” Triatoma infestans

Discovered by Carlos Chagas the disease is prevalent in several countries in Central and South America. The infection occurs not as a direct result of the bite of a bedbug, but after scratching the man from the wound of the bite. The wound fall the bug faeces, which contain the trypanosomes. After the infection begins the acute phase of the disease. It is characterized by fever, headache, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, swollen lymph nodes, pallor, Continue reading

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