LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Lyme disease treatment guidelines developed by the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) were posted today on the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC). They are the first Lyme guidelines which comply with the Institute of Medicine’s new standards for rigorous evidence assessment and patient engagement in the development […]
Over nearly 15 years spent studying ticks, Indiana University’s Keith Clay has found southern Indiana to be an oasis free from Lyme disease, the condition most associated with these arachnids that are the second most common parasitic disease vector on Earth.
He has also seen signs that this low-risk environment is changing, both in Indiana and […]
Summer vacation wasn’t filled with swimming pools and pick-up basketball for 23 students at Rock Ridge High School. It was spent working with bacteria and DNA under microscopes in a lab.
The Rock Ridge High School International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Competition Team is working to create a living vaccine that will eliminate Lyme disease […]
Lyme disease may be grossly under-reported in the United States. Government researchers say the tick-borne infection affects about 10 times as many Americans as previously indicated by confirmed case reports.
About 329,000 cases of Lyme disease occur every year, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found in their analysis of a […]
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Updated: Thursday, August 6 2015, 05:13 PM EDT ALBANY—Lyme disease cases have soared, the CDC says there has been a 320% increase nationwide in the last twenty years.
The numbers are especially aggressive here in the Capital Region where there have been thousands of confirmed cases. As the CDC and the NYS Health Department […]
The following call-to-action is from the Oregon Lyme Disease Network, regarding proposed Lyme-related legislation.
Oregon Lyme Disease Network— SB916
** CALL TO ACTION # 4 for the House Committee On Health Care **
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