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Clinical Study Shows Test For Persistent Lyme Infection Using Live Ticks Is Safe
2014-02-12 21:08:46

In a first-of-its-kind study for Lyme disease, researchers have used live, disease-free ticks to see if Lyme disease bacteria can be detected in people who continue to experience symptoms such as fatigue or arthritis after completing antibiotic therapy.

2013-11-14 23:02:48

Lyme Research Alliance says adult stage ticks can be active even in cold weather, so don’t be caught off-guard. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) November 14, 2013

2013-10-24 23:00:41

Proceeds will be used to support research to improve diagnosis, treatment and ultimately find a cure for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB)

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

Secret Of Cattle Ticks' Resistance To Pesticide Unlocked
2013-10-07 14:17:27

Scientists have discovered how a tick which transmits devastating diseases to cattle has developed resistance to one of the main pesticides used to kill it.

Is That A Tick Up Your Nose?
2013-10-02 05:00:38

Most people would not view having a tick up their nose as a good thing, but University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine professor of pathobiological sciences Tony Goldberg viewed it as an opportunity.

2013-09-26 23:01:37

Hunters need to take precautions to combat ticks, whose bites can lead to several diseases. Martinez, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 With hunting season

2013-09-24 23:24:22

According to the CDC, Lyme disease is now the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States. Greensboro, NC & Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September

2013-09-05 23:28:06

Campaign to raise awareness and encourage local advocacy includes cross-country bike tour and interactive digital components. New York, N.Y.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.