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2013-08-01 23:26:51

Save 10% on all Lyme Disease testing order from Request A Test this August. Use promo code LYMED10 when ordering to save. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors, but people should be aware of certain health risks which come from spending time outside. One such risk is tick-borne illnesses like Lyme Disease. For the entire month of August 2013 Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering 10% off...

2013-06-25 23:33:32

Kelly Haazen explains the challenges that are dividing patients from effective Lyme disease treatment. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Lyme disease is a condition that countless individuals, including Kelly Haazen, battle on a daily basis. Although the disease itself is diagnosed by doctors around the world each day, a recently published article released by The Boston Globe explains that the treatment options available to patients are less than satisfactory. Haazen asserts that...

2013-05-22 23:26:01

Paper Published in the International Journal of General Medicine on Chronic Lyme Disease Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 May, 2013 — “Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the country,” says Dr. Keith Berndtson of Park Ridge MultiMed, “and it presents a challenge to doctors because there is still no definitive answer to the question of whether the chronic illness that afflicts some Lyme patients is due to the aftereffects of...

2013-05-15 23:33:47

Study Author Dr. Keith Berndtson Establishes Need for Development of New Guidelines for Treating Persistent Infection Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 30,000-40,000 cases of Lyme disease officially recorded each year from 2008-2011 represent only 10% of actual incidences of the disease. “Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the country,” says Dr. Keith Berndtson of...

2013-03-11 23:01:33

Proceeds from the event will be used to fund important research projects at universities and major medical institutions throughout the United States. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) today announced it will honor Yolanda Foster, one of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” with its Star Light Award, and Mark W. Eshoo, Ph.D and Steven E. Schutzer, MD with the Lauren F. Brooks Hope Award at LRA´s “Time for Lyme” Gala on April 6 at...

2012-07-16 02:24:20

JACKSON, N.J., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lyme Disease Association (LDA) announces that the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, & Human Rights, will hold a hearing 2PM, July 17, 2012, 2172 Rayburn HOB, Washington, DC (Congressman Christopher Smith (NJ), hearing chair). Global Challenges in Diagnosing and Managing Lyme Disease - Closing Knowledge Gaps will be webcast and available live via the Committee website http://www.hcfa.house.gov ....

2012-05-23 23:03:33

A Lyme-literate physician, a Master Herbalist and a Veterinarian share concerns about treatments for Lyme Disease and climate changes effects on proliferation of ticks South Salem, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 The subject of Lyme disease and other related tick infections has become near and dear to Bernadette Durham. It all started for her in 2006 and, after running around to various doctors and specialists for a few years, her symptoms were finally diagnosed as Ehrlichiosis, chronic Lyme...

2012-05-02 02:28:02

WALL, N.J., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- How do you fight a disease that the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention reports has surpassed HIV in case numbers for 2009, that a National Institutes of Health-funded study concluded its impact on physical health was at least equal to the disability of patients with congestive heart failure, and that is caused by a bite from a dot-sized tick you can hardly see? The Lyme Disease Association's answer is: use digital messaging to...

2011-08-04 16:35:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summertime, when kids and grown-ups abandon the confines of the indoors and head outside to camp, hike, fish and commune with nature -- and all of her friends. Flies, mosquitoes and ticks are just a few of the critters that go along with summer outdoors, and we all do our best to avoid the biting and stinging insects, but what happens if you are accosted by a tick? What are the myths behind Lyme disease and other tick-borne...

2011-07-14 00:00:30

Request A Test, a privately held business offering direct-to-consumer lab screenings in a rapid, discreet and affordable way, has just announced the addition of five new Lyme disease tests to its list of screening services, including Lyme disease antibodies (total immunoglobulins), Lyme disease (PCR "“ Borrelia burgdorferi), Lyme disease antibodies (IgM "“ Borrelia antibodies), Lyme disease antibodies (total and IgM), and Lyme disease (western blot "“ Borrelia burgdorferi...