Greenwich-based Global Lyme Alliance has announced more than $1 million in grants to eight doctors working to eliminate the disease.
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Greenwich-based Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the nation’s leading nonprofit funder of Lyme and tick-borne disease research and education, announced this week that it has awarded a record total of nearly $1 million in grants to seven researchers focused on post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome (PTLDS) or “chronic” Lyme.
Fashion heiress has spoken of her struggle to get diagnosed, it emerges, as NHS research reveals that the number of confirmed cases has quadrupled in just 12 years
Jackie Evancho takes the stage to perform a special song during the Global Lyme Alliance “Uniting for a Lyme-Free World” Inaugural Gala held at Cipriani 42nd Street on Thursday night (October 8) in New York City.
Ally Hilfiger said the prospect of having kids made her strong as she battled Lyme disease. “The only thing that kept me going was the hope . . . that I would possibly one day become a mother,” she said at the Global Lyme Alliance Gala. Ally, daughter of Tommy Hilfiger, was misdiagnosed for 14 of nearly 19 years she suffered from the condition.
Yolanda Foster is not the only person in her family who is suffering from lyme disease. The 51-year-old Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member disclosed new information about her family’s affliction with lyme disease—both children Anwar Hadid, 16, and Bella Hadid, 19, have also suffered from the chronic illness.
David Foster (L) and Ruben Studdard perform onstage during the Global Lyme Alliance “Uniting for a Lyme-Free World” Inaugural Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 8, 2015 in New York City.
In 2012, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster was diagnosed with Lyme disease, and while accepting an award at the Global Lyme Alliance Gala in New York City on Thursday night, the former model revealed that she’s not the only one in her family who suffers from the condition.
Yolanda revealed that her two of her three children — Bella and Anwar Hadid – also have the disease.
Yolanda’s daughter, model Gigi Hadid, spoke with ET at the event about the medical challenges her family is facing, and the 20-year-old model teared up when recounting their struggle.