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2014-02-25 23:35:20

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with 2014 Olympic and X Game Star Half-Pipe Star Angeli Vanlaanen with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Total Education Celebrity Show, interviewed half-pipe skiing athlete Angeli Vanlaanen to find out about how she found out she had Lyme Disease and how she has been able to overcome it and get back to competition. In this interview,...

2014-01-30 23:28:12

Yolanda Foster, Tommy Hilfiger, Peter Sarsgaard, Tom Seaver and others to serve as Honorary Chairs of LRA's Gala on April 5, 2014. 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) January 30, 2014 Lyme Research Alliance released today a star-studded list of celebrities who have agreed to serve as Honorary Event Chairs for its “Time for Lyme” Gala, April 5,...

2014-01-25 23:03:44

International team of scientists finds evidence for sexual transmission. Carmel, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 A new study suggests that Lyme disease may be sexually transmitted. The study was presented at the annual Western Regional Meeting of the American Federation for Medical Research, and an abstract of the research was published in the January issue of the Journal of Investigative Medicine. Lyme disease is a tickborne infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a type of...

2013-12-16 12:25:21

First Annual 'Emerging Leader Award' aims to inspire the next generation of scientific leadership to make Lyme disease easy to diagnose and simple to cure SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Lyme Foundation today announced the first annual Bay Area Lyme Foundation 'Emerging Leader Award' and a $100,000 grant which will be given to a promising scientist who embodies the future of leadership in Lyme disease research. The award recipient will be an...

2013-11-14 08:34:24

LDA now accepting applications for LymeAid 4 Kids, a program that distributes money to families of uninsured children JACKSON, N.J., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The "new" numbers from Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), an estimated 300,000 Lyme cases annually, only scratch the surface of Lyme's impact. The numbers are really not new but confirmation that Lyme is vastly underreported to CDC by a factor of 10--figures that are probably not inclusive of most people...

2013-10-22 23:20:13

Mark Hopwood, Co-Founder of Closerware, says he’s “deeply honored” to join the Board. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Lyme Research Alliance (LRA), the nation’s largest private funder of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases research at major universities, today announced that Mark Hopwood has joined its Board of Directors. “We are delighted to welcome Mark to the Board. His range of experience, depth of insight and enthusiasm for our cause will be an enormous help to...

2013-08-06 23:25:01

Miss Delaware, Rebecca Jackson, says Lyme disease left her unable to walk, read and in debilitating pain for several months. Named by the Lyme Research Alliance as its Person of the Month, Jackson says she hopes to increase awareness of the illness and urges Lyme sufferers to “never give up hope.” Stamford, CT (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 When recently crowned Miss Delaware, Rebecca Jackson, walks out on the stage of the Miss America pageant on September 15, it will represent far more than...

2013-04-09 16:22:52

Residents and Visitors Vote for Favorite still revolutionary Town HARTFORD, Conn., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Connecticut launched the second annual celebration of the places and spaces that make it still revolutionary. The socially driven Connecticut Fan-Favorite: Town program asks people to vote for the Connecticut town that they think most embodies the spirit of the state's brand, still revolutionary, by being a home for original ideas, inspiration and innovation....

2012-08-31 23:01:10

At a crowded U.S. Senate field hearing chaired August 30th by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, Lyme disease patients, researchers, and health care providers expressed frustration about the lack of progress in preventing, diagnosing and combating Lyme. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 At a crowded U.S. Senate field hearing chaired yesterday by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, Lyme disease patients, researchers, and health care providers expressed frustration about the lack of progress in...

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...