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2019

UMD Collaborates on New Dept. of Defense Grant ...

An exciting new project by GLA’s Scientific Advisory Board member Dr. Utpal Pal, Professor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Maryland was announced. This project, funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of …MORE

NIH strategic research plan addresses growing t...

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced strategic plans to address the growing tick-borne disease threat. They identified five priority areas of focus, including improving basic science knowledge, understanding causes of persistent disease, improved diagnostics …MORE

Progress in New Ionica Sciences Lyme Disease Di...

Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) is excited to see progress in the development of a highly sensitive Lyme disease detection test that could help doctors diagnose the disease faster and more accurately. The test, in development …MORE

Ticks are spreading across the United States

by David Anderson and Benji Jones, Business Insider, September 6, 2019 Ticks are spreading across the US and and so are the dangerous diseases they carry – video and resources Following is a transcript of the video. …MORE

Interview: Tick Bite Prevention Tips During Sum...

Sara Tyghter, Global Lyme Alliance’s Director of Education and Outreach, talks about tick bite prevention and Lyme disease awareness with Tony Savino on 1490AM WGCH radio. Below is an excerpt. Tony Savino, WGCH: I’m joined …MORE

CDC Agrees to Add Disclaimer to Lyme Disease Ca...

Washington, DC – WEBWIRE – Monday, July 22, 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has agreed to add a disclaimer to the surveillance case definition for Lyme disease that it is “not intended to be …MORE

Ranger Ready and Global Lyme Alliance Talk Tick...

Chris Fuentes, founder and CEO, Ranger Ready Repellents and Scott Santarella, CEO, Global Lyme Alliance talk with News12 Connecticut about the importance of tick bite prevention, especially as we’re at the height of summer tick …MORE

GLA Opens Competition for 2019-20 Lyme Disease ...

Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) officially opens its competition for the 2019-20 Lyme disease research grants applications today, July 15, 2019. GLA has awarded nearly $12 million in grants to scientists at more than 40 academic …MORE

Staggering Cost of Lyme Disease and Other Tick-...

An early and accurate diagnosis is essential in most effectively treating Lyme disease. New data shows the widespread impact, including cost, of a delayed or misdiagnosis.   From IGeneX press release, July 10, 2019 Nearly …MORE

The New York Times: Don’t Minimize Health...

The New York Times Opinion: Letters to the Editor July 9, 2019 Officers of the Global Lyme Alliance and a woman incapacitated by Lyme criticize an article depicting the disease as easy to treat.   …MORE

New approaches may help solve the Lyme disease ...

By Laura Beil, Science News, June 23, 2019 In 2005, Rachel Straub was a college student returning home from a three-week medical service mission in Central America. Soon after, she suffered a brutal case of the …MORE

Possible Clue to Lyme Arthritis Found in People...

By Linda Carroll at nbcnews.com New study focused on people with Lyme arthritis, but findings may apply to chronic symptoms of the tick-borne disease. A small but significant number of people with Lyme disease continue …MORE

A New Tick-Borne Disease To Worry About

By Mayla Hsu, Ph.D., Director of Science & Research, GLA The list of tick-borne diseases expanded this week, with a new publication in the New England Journal of Medicine. Scientists based in Foshan, China, described a new tick-borne virus …MORE

Terminix Launches New Tick Defend System™ as Ti...

Terminix partners with Genevieve Gorder and will donate 10 percent of new tick product sales to Global Lyme Alliance MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Terminix, a leading provider of termite and pest control services and a ServiceMaster (NYSE: …MORE

GLA-Funded Study Offers New Findings on Borreli...

Continuing its dominance in driving advances in our understanding of Borrelia burgdorferi persistence, Global Lyme Alliance funded a study by Monica E. Embers, Ph.D. (Tulane University) recently published in Frontiers in Microbiology titled “The Functional …MORE

Burns & Wilcox Expands Partnership with PG...

Company to Donate Minimum of $50,000 to Support Sponsored Athletes’ Charities   Farmington Hills, Mich. (February 12, 2019) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, today announced the launch of its …MORE

New Study Shows Prevalence for Lyme Disease in ...

SALEM, Ore./PRNewswire-PRWeb A new study from the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), the leading source on parasitic diseases that threaten the health of pets and people, shows prevalence for Lyme disease in dogs increasing in endemic …MORE

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