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The Zika virus – what’s it all about and is it really a threat for Rio 2016?

Two words. Zika virus. They have never been more commonly cited, talked about or read about until recently when it is feared that outbreaks could cause major concern during the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games. We cover the threat the disease poses and how you can protect yourself.
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Top Five Summer Holiday Festivals Around the World

Now that summer is in the air, what do you have planned? Are you first to hop on a plane to a sun-drenched spot abroad or would you rather be dancing in your wellies on home turf?
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Protect is in the Press!

Protect is in the Press…..Our new Protect repellents have been featured in the latest edition of the Welsh Pharmacy Review. In this article we cover the threats of biting insects both in the UK and abroad.
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10 ways to make yourself repulsive to mosquitoes!

Summer has arrived which means it’s time to explore the great outdoors! But, as you pack your tents and rucksacks, remember that you are a walking meal for hungry swarms of midges and mosquitoes. There are plenty of theories on how best to repel unwanted insect attention, but here are our favourites.
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Exciting Announcement! Protection Through Innovation

We are very pleased to announce the introduction of our New Protect range of insect repellents, designed specifically with families in mind. Protect is available on Ocado among other national retailers.
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World Malaria Day 2016

Spread the message "End Malaria for good" this World Malaria Day 2016, Monday 25th April. Simply by sharing this post and infographic you are helping to raise awareness that Malaria needs to be defeated.
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Zika Virus Frequently Asked Questions - What You Need to Know

Recently recognised as a “public health emergency of international concern” by the World Health Organisation, we have developed the following FAQ guide on Zika Virus.
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Zika Virus Protection Guide

There is currently a large outbreak of Zika Virus in Brazil and it is expected to spread to the rest of the Americas. This infographic provides a quick summary of what you need to know about the Zika Virus and how to protect yourself.
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New Trek Insect Repellents

Our new look insect repellents offer the Ultimate protection for you and your family from biting insects. With a range of seven repellents, there is one that is perfect for you.
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Lyme Disease in London Parks & Tick Bite Prevention

If you think you are safe from Lyme Disease in the city, then think again….Recent research has revealed that visitors to two South London parks could be at risk of contracting Lyme Disease.
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Top 10 Mosquito Facts

Mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest killers, the infectious diseases they carry kill more people each year than sharks, crocodiles and lions. We cover the Top 10 Facts about these deadly killers.
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The Dangers of Tick Bites and How to Avoid Them

Ticks and tick related ailments have increased over the last 10 years, according to The Big Tick Project. Tick bites can cause Lyme Disease...so find out how to avoid them!
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78% Don’t Research Insect-borne Diseases Before they Travel!

Many travellers are putting themselves at serious risk of contracting insect-borne diseases around the world. Always plan ahead and take insect-bite protection products with you, just as you would sunscreen.
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How DEET Works

Some Pyramid repellents use DEET (N, N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide) as their main ingredient >> Read this before you buy and find out what makes DEET the best repellent on the market!
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Mosquito Fact File - 10 Fascinating Facts about Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are a big killer and every month nearly 250,000 people die from mosquito borne diseases around the world. They are a bigger killer than sharks, snakes and crocodiles.
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How Do Mosquito Nets Work?

Find out how a mosquito net protects you and why treated mosquito nets offer the best protection. Mosquito nets are essential in the fight against Malaria >
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What’s a Walkers Nightmare? The Dreaded Scottish Midge!

Keen walkers will know that the midge can cause a dampener on an otherwise idyllic holiday. Tips for midge avoidance you must read before going to Scotland!
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Avoiding Midges at Scottish Music Festivals

If you’re heading to Scotland for a festival you might not be aware that they can be plagued with midges galore!
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10 Tips for Stopping Insect Bites

See our top 10 tips on how to avoid insect bites. One bite is all it takes for a serious insect-borne disease to take hold.
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