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Study Assesses Climate Change Vulnerability in ...

from Science Daily on August 31, 2016 Rising rates of diseases caused by ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes, such as Lyme disease, Chikungunya, and Zika, must be addressed by health officials.   A new study released …MORE

Something to Grapple with: How Wily Lyme Diseas...

from Scientific American, August 25, 2016 by Knvul Sheikh The sneaky germ uses a mechanism like that of white blood cells to reach vulnerable tissues and hide from antibiotics   Lyme disease is an incredibly …MORE

All Seasons Are Tick Seasons

from Cape Breton Post, August 24, 2016 by Carla Allen All seasons are tick seasons and Nova Scotia is having a boom; The threat of Lyme disease continues to grow   Fishery officer Neil Deveau was …MORE

Could the Return of Large Predators Curb the Ri...

from The New York Times, August 20, 2016 by Moises Velasquez-Manoff Every year, at least 30,000 people — and possibly 10 times that — are infected with the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, most in the …MORE

Otzi the Iceman Had Lyme Disease

from The Guardian, August 18, 2016 by Nicola Davis New research on famous 5,300-year-old frozen remains of Alpine man reveals Ötzi as someone who made use of sheep, goats, cattle and hides from a brown …MORE

Better Diagnosis Urgent In Lyme Disease Fight

Hartford Courant, August 18, 2016 While other diseases tend to grab headlines — Ebola and Zika most recently — one persistent and crippling condition, Lyme disease, continues to infect a reported 300,000 Americans annually, with …MORE

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