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CBS News: Lyme Disease Prevention

Lyme disease affects more than 300,000 people each year. A newly released study by the CDC looks at the best ways to prevent getting bit by the ticks that transmit the disease. Global Lyme Alliance’s Science …MORE

Is Lyme disease resilient to antibiotics?

from Huffington Post, July 15, 2016 by Mary Beth Pfeiffer Go-To Lyme Drugs Don’t Always Kill The Bug, At Least For Some   Nearly a generation of medical dogma on Lyme disease may be slowly …MORE

Treatment for Persistent Lyme Disease

Dr. Harriet Kotsoris, Global Lyme Alliance’s Chief Scientific Officer, contributes to WBUR’s CommonHealth radio broadcast on Lyme disease. The broadcast discusses treatment options for Lyme patients, specifically those suffering persistent symptoms. Dr. Kotsoris notes “a …MORE

Lyme and Reason: The Cause and Consequence of L...

Fox5 NY aired an in-depth look at the cause and effect of Lyme disease. This important piece looks at the controversy over testing, the issues of misdiagnosis, and the personal struggles of medical professionals and patients …MORE

National Institutes of Health funds new Lyme di...

from Prairie Business magazine, July 22, 2016 by Kayla Prasek Catherine Brissette, Ph.D., member of GLA’s Scientific Advisory Board, receives a NIH grant to pursue a unique approach to fend off the effects of Lyme …MORE

Gigi Hadid Gives a Touching Tribute to Her Mom

Gigi Hadid gives a touching tribute to her mother in this preview of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” episode in which Yolanda Hadid is honored at GLA’s “Uniting for a Lyme-Free World” New York Gala. The event raised nearly $3 million to support research for an accurate diagnostic test and cure for persistent Lyme, as well as programs to educate physicians and the public about the dangers of Lyme. The full episode airs Tuesday, March 22 on Bravo TV. Catch a sneak peek now!

A New Culprit in Lyme Disease

Mosquitoes may be receiving all the attention amid the Zika virus epidemic, but they are hardly the only disease vectors to worry about. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., have discovered a new species of tick-borne bacteria that causes Lyme disease.