Latest Lyme disease Stories
Today, The Lancet Infectious Diseases published a new report that examines the global economic burden of Chagas disease.
Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for her series about Lyme and tick-borne diseases, “No Small Thing,” the most comprehensive treatment of the subject ever undertaken by a newspaper.
Lyme Research Alliance announces expanded advisory boards to amplify research edge against Lyme disease Stamford, CT (PRWEB) January 09, 2013
New Lyme Disease Information Series: Details Announced Stamford, CT (PRWEB) December 23, 2012
New clues about the bacteria that cause Lyme disease could lead to a novel strategy to reduce infections.
Human activities are advancing the spread of vector-borne, zoonotic diseases such as West Nile virus, Lyme disease and dengue fever
University of Utah Turkey raises and releases thousands of non-native guineafowl to eat ticks that carry the deadly Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus. Yet research suggests guineafowl eat few ticks, but carry the parasites on their feathers, possibly spreading the disease they were meant to stop, says a Turkish biologist working at the University of Utah. "They are introducing a species that is not eating many ticks, based on studies of stomach content, and is carrying the ticks,...
An emerging tick-borne disease that causes symptoms similar to malaria is expanding its range in areas of the northeast where it has become well-established.
The White-footed Mouse, (Peromyscus leucopus), is a species of rodent native to North America. Its range extends from Ontario, Quebec, Labrador and the Maritime Provinces (excluding Newfoundland) south to the southwestern United States and Mexico. In Texas this creature is known as the Woodmouse. The adult of this species measures 3.5 to 3.9 inches in length, not counting the tail, which can measure an additional 2.5 to 3.8 inches. It weighs typically about an ounce. It has a maximum life...
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