Protect Your Pets Against Lyme Disease
April is National Prevention of Lyme Disease month, so were keeping your furry friends safe with a few prevention tips from Dr. Fayez Asad, Medical Director of the Johnstown Veterinary Associates! The doctor will show us how to check for ticks and.
17 celebrities who have struggled with Lyme Disease
Avril Lavigne is the latest of celebrities to have revealed that she has Lyme Disease. Here are 15 other public figures who either have or have had it.
Opossums: Where LYME DISEASE goes to die
They come out at night. They have scary teeth. They have a weird name with an extra vowel most people dont pronounce. And they are where Lyme disease goes to die. Say hello to the opossum, the American marsupial with a pointy nose and prehensile tail .
Avril Lavigne on Her Lyme Disease Battle: I Thought I Was.
Avril Lavigne on Her Lyme Disease Battle: I Thought I Was Dying Avril Lavigne opens up about her diagnosis and experience with Lyme Disease in the latest issue of People magazine, on newsstands April 3. Heres what the��.
A New Worry About Tick Bites
A potentially devastating infection caused by tick bites is showing up on the East Coast, government researchers have found.. A potentially devastating infection caused by tick bites is showing up on the East Coast, government researchers have found.
Fighting LYME DISEASE puts missonarys work on hold
Take a bite out of Lyme challenge is a light-hearted attempt to raise awareness for a very serious condition. One which 23-year-old Christen Richardson has been battling for two years. Lyme disease has taken much of her strength. but not her dreams.
Stephen E. Malawista, Lyme Disease Researcher, Dies at 79
Dr. Malawista and his team were credited with defining an ailment that was causing distress in Connecticut.. Stephen Malawista, an infectious-disease researcher who orchestrated the detective work that led in the mid-1970s to the discovery of Lyme disease, dies at age 79.
Lyme Disease Symptoms Pushed Yolanda Foster From.
Yolanda Fosters brave battle with Lyme disease forced the tired star to exit The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion early, as RadarOnline.com first reported.
Pa. ramping up fight against LYME DISEASE
Eric Huck of Cumberland County and Gail Sheffer of York County are on the board of PA Lyme Resource Network and are helping to organize the conference. Both experienced long-term medical problem after coming down with Lyme disease and receiving .
Take a bite out of Lyme Disease challenge raising money, awareness
Lyme disease is most often contracted through a tick bite, and every year 300,000 new cases are diagnosed in the United States. Because its so difficult to diagnose, its symptoms and side effects are often disguised as ALS, MS, arthritis, and many.
New Tick-Borne Disease Is Discovered
The disease is caused by a spirochete bacterium called Borrelia miyamotoi, which is distantly related to Borrelia burgdorferi, the spirochete that causes Lyme disease.
Lyme Disease Study
The Lyme Research Alliance responds to a news article, “New Infection, Not Relapse, Brings Back Lyme Symptoms, Study Says.”
Yolanda Foster Leaves Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star was forced to leave her Bravo reunion early on March 31. Yolanda, who is currently battling Lyme disease, felt it was time to go home and rest in the middle of the taping. ���I need to go��.
Mice Arent Nice, They Help Transmit Lyme Disease.
Upon hearing the words ���Lyme disease,��� most people think of two things: ticks and deer. Although these are certainly important aspects of the disease, ticks and deer are only two pieces of the puzzle. Lyme disease is actually��.
NP Explainer: What is LYME DISEASE and why are we suddenly hearing more.
Lyme disease used to be fairly rare in Canada, but its prevalence is increasing. This week pop star Avril Lavigne announced shed recently suffered from the infection, but this video explains why many other Canucks may soon suffer the same painful fate.
Living with Lyme disease
I no longer had the energy to do anything anymore. I simply dealt with this lack of vigor for several months until I finally got blood work done. It turned out I had Lyme disease, which made sense since I thrived in the outdoors. I was excited.
Prognosis: Prolonged Use of Antibiotics After Lyme May Not Help
A new report finds no evidence that extending antibiotic treatment past the time it takes to cure Lyme disease does any good.
A Threat in a Grassy Stroll: Lyme Disease
Lyme disease can be maddeningly difficult to diagnose.
Taking on Ticks, Deer, Mice and Government
An update from the Connecticut bio-front, airborne division.
Yolanda Foster Lyme Disease Battle ��� Real Housewives.
As she bravely battles Lyme disease, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Yolanda Foster says shes taken singer Avril Lavigne, who also has the disease, under her wing during the tough time.
Retirement ��� ERISA ��� Lyme disease ��� Mental disorders.
Where a defendant insurance company limited a plaintiff to 24 months of long-term disability benefits, the defendant reasonably interpreted plan policy in concluding that the plaintiffs mental disorders contributed to his��.
Omega conference will shed light on Lyme disease
Lyme disease is the number one vector-borne epidemic in the United States. It mimics common diseases such as Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, MS, and psychiatric conditions like depression, anxiety .
Avril Lavigne Laid Up In The Bed with Lyme Disease For.
After a diagnosis of ���severe��� Lyme disease, Avril Lavigne was left bedridden for 5 months. And now the singer is finally speaking out. ���I had no idea a bug bite could do this,��� says Lavigne in an interview with PEOPLE. Though��.
Zeroing In on Ticks
If we cant agree on what to do about the deer, we should at least try to kill the ticks.
Bring Back the Lyme Vaccine
How a marketing fiasco derailed an important medical development.. Op-Ed article by pediatrics Prof Stanley A Plotkin urges manufacturing of a vaccine for Lyme disease, as number of annual infections may be 300,000 and the tick that carries it is spreading to new areas; cites marketing fiasco in 1998 that derailed development of the vaccine, but holds one can easily be produced if public demand is high and mistakes of past are avoided.
More Awareness, More Cases
Reported cases of Lyme disease in the metropolitan region rose sharply in 2005, health officials say.
434 CASES IN STATE IN 84
The number of confirmed cases of Lyme disease - a tick-borne infection that can cause recurring arthritis - set a record last year in New York State, according to health officials. Authorities said 434 cases have been confirmed by laboratory tests for 1984 in New York State, primarily in the New York City suburbs of Westchester and Putnam Counties and Long Island. In 1983, the state reported 168 cases. Dr. Jorge Benach, a scientist with the State Health Department and an assistant professor of pathology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, called it a suburban disease and said Westchester had experienced an unprecedented explosion of cases in 1984.
Yolanda Foster Lyme Disease Treatment Update | Radar.
Yolanda Fosters battle with Lyme disease has taken a toll on the reality star, but it hasnt stopped her from thinking positively and spreading inspiration. See her latest Instagram posts!
Canadian rocker Avril Lavigne feared she was dying from.
Rocker Avril Lavigne has revealed that she was bedridden for five months due to Lyme disease and felt she was dying. The 30-year-old Canadian guitarist and singer confirmed social media exchanges about her illness and��.
Lyme disease on the rise
NEWARK ��� It is tick season, and county and state health officials are warning people that the increased black-legged tick population in the state could lead to an increase in Lyme disease this year. The Ohio Department of Health lists Licking County as.
Efforts to Eliminate Tick-Borne Diseases
Those involved in Lyme disease research and treatment address funding issues.
Tick-Borne Disease Alliance and Lyme Research Alliance Time for Lyme Gala.
The evenings honorees include John N. Aucott, M.D., past president and founder of the Lyme Disease Research Foundation in Lutherville, MD and Principal investigator of a landmark series of Lyme studies done in collaboration with scientists at Johns .
Retirement ��� ERISA ��� LYME DISEASE ��� Mental disorders
Where a defendant insurance company limited a plaintiff to 24 months of long-term disability benefits, the defendant reasonably interpreted plan policy in concluding that the plaintiffs mental disorders contributed to his disability. Summary judgment.
Learning Disabled, or Just Atypical?; No Legs, Lots of Benefits; As Sea Level Rises, Marsh Grass Declines (3 Letters)
Long Island: Are Plans for Route 110 Already Outdated?; Killing the Ticks That Carry Disease; A Little More Music, a Little Less Soul; Sports Aren’t a Right. Just Pay the Fees! (4 Letters)
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The Quest for a Lyme Vaccine
There are glimmers of hope that newer, more effective Lyme vaccines can be developed.. Editorial highlights glimmers of hope that newer, more broadly effective vaccines against Lyme disease can be developed; urges patients and physicians to press federal health officials to revisit the need for just such a vaccine.
Pets and Lyme Disease (1 Letter)
A letter to the Editor.
Does Everybody Have Chronic Lyme Disease? - Science.
Lyme disease is a relatively well-described infectious disease with multisystem manifestations. Because of confusion over conflicting reports, anxiety related to vulnerability to disease, and sensationalized and inaccurate lay��.
Yolanda Foster Talks Lyme Disease And RHOBH Reunion; Reveals Shes.
Yolanda Foster hasnt been able to blog much throughout season five of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills due to her struggle with Lyme disease, but she managed to write a doozy of a blog following part one of the reunion. The blog is more about Lyme .
Blacklegged ticks, Lyme disease risk feared on the rise in Ohio this year
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Health is calling on health care providers throughout the state to be on the lookout this year for people who may have contracted Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases. In a memo sent March 20 to health .
Getting Rid of Ticks Takes Time and Money
A promising study aiming to rid New York’s Shelter Island of disease-causing ticks may be threatened due to lack of financing.
Yolanda Foster To Quite Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills.
Yolanda has been very open about her struggle with Lyme Disease, and shes even told Andy Cohen [the host of the Real Housewives series], ���Do you really want to talk about that? Just trying to weather the storm, you know?
Avril Lavigne has Lyme disease. Its notoriously difficult to diagnose and treat
Rock singer Avril Lavigne revealed in an interview with People magazine that she has been suffering from a severe case of Lyme disease that left her so exhausted at times that she couldnt get out of bed. There were definitely times I couldnt shower.
Avril Lavigne: I Have Lyme Disease - PEOPLE Interview.
Avril Lavigne has spent nearly a year fighting a severe case of lyme disease. The singer reveals the news in this weeks People. Find out more here.
Lyme disease is scary, prevent ticks naturally this year
The deer tick, another name for the black bugger that tried to shack up in our bed, is the only type of tick in Maine that spreads Lyme disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Nymphs peak in late June and July and a harsh winter does.
Avril Lavigne Reveals Her Mystery Illness: Lyme Disease.
Avril Lavigne had Lyme disease, which was the culprit for her mystery illness late last year.
What Is Lyme Disease and Why Are People Staying Sick?
Lyme disease is becoming a major media story amid a number of high-profile cases and increasing anecdotal reports of its effects. Musician Avril Lavigne told fans that this was the illness that caused her to be bedridden and unable to speak or move.
Predators, Prey and Lyme Disease
. Large predators like coyotes and foxes that arent typically associated with Lyme disease transmission may have a big impact on the spread of the disease.
More research is needed to control Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.. Editorial warns that ticks, notorious as carriers of Lyme disease, transmit a number of other life-threatening illnesses, some of which are poorly understood; calls for funding to allow more research into diagnosing and controlling tick-borne illnesses.
Take the Lyme Disease Challenge | Stratford Star
Take the Lyme Disease Challenge ��� Take a Bite Out of Lyme Disease is an international grassroots social media campaign to raise Lyme Disease awareness.
Avril Lavigne Opens Up About Lyme Disease Diagnosis: I.
The Complicated singer covers the new issue of People magazine, where she opens up about her battle with Lyme disease. The 30-year-old has been absent from the spotlight for the last year (aside from her 30th birthday��.
Hope Against a Scourge
The installation of deer-feeding stations equipped with a tick-killing pesticide should be welcome news to the people of Shelter and Fire Islands.