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Scientists reveal quirky feature of Lyme disease bacteria

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>Scientists have confirmed that the pathogen that causes Lyme Disease -- unlike any other known organism -- can exist …

Lyme Disease Bacterium Switches Out Iron For Manganese To Evade Immune System, Study Shows

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer<p>Published: 03/22/2013 12:52 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>The bacterium that causes Lyme Disease substitutes manganese for iron in its diet, a new study finds. The pathogen is the first known organism to live without iron.<p>This talent helps the pathogen evade …

After Lyme Disease, Glennon Melton Learned To Put Herself First

After I found out I had neurological Lyme disease, I spent two painful years attempting to recover. Since there was no end in sight, I thought a lot about how I’d change things if I ever got my life back. I considered how I would spend my energy if I were ever granted any. When I finally climbed …

Girl With Tics Bucks Doctors, Blames Lyme Disease

On Dec. 19, 2011, Lori Brownell, who was 17 at the time, shot a YouTube video of herself as she talked about the tics she'd developed weeks earlier. …

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Ticked off: 10 years living with Lyme disease

I don't know when or where I was bitten by the tick that gave me Lyme disease — it could have been during a stroll through a park or even while petting a dog. But I do remember when my symptoms first struck: November 1994. I was 26, with an entry-level job in New York City, straight off the hay …

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The Disease That Looks Like Lyme--But Isn't

A newly identified disease spread by deer ticks may be among one of the new summer illnesses to be on the lookout for if you spend time outside in the Northeast and upper Midwest. The disease is referred to as Borriela miyamotoi.<p>However, many healthcare providers may not be familiar with or have …

How to Do Paint Splatter Nails

Every painting tells its own unique story. Show off your artistic skills with a paint splatter nail design.<p>Steps<p>to Do Paint Splatter Nails<p>1<p><b>Apply a</b> …

Decked Out: 6 Simple Backyard Upgrades

Transforming your backyard deck from dull to dreamy is easier—and less expensive—than you might think. Here are six add-on details that can enhance the overall look and usefulness of virtually any new or existing deck.<p>Transforming your backyard deck from dull to dreamy is easier—and less …

How to Repair Your Credit

We all know that good credit is important, but most people struggle from time to time with too much debt, loss of income, or other financial …

How To: Make a Lace Floor

Brooks and Dana Tucker's basement guest room gave them the creeps. Located off the pool, it was prone to a lot of foot traffic, which meant the …

Roundup: 20 Festive Fourth of July DIY Ideas

Independence Day is fast approaching, but there's still time to make some fun fourth of July inspired crafts. Whether you're hosting a big bash or …

TOUCHED BY LYME: No Lyme in your zip code–revisited

How Lyme denialism imperils your health<p>One of the first TOUCHED BY LYME blogs I ever wrote back in January 2009 was called “No Lyme in (your zip code …

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A Vaccine for Lyme Disease?

Health<p>A Vaccine for Lyme Disease?<p>By Annie Hauser<p>May 14 2013 07:32 PM EDT<p>weather.com<p>A vaccine for Lyme disease could be on the way, following a …

So You Have Chronic Lyme Disease: A Guide To Preparing For Treatment

Tired of Lyme<p>A guide to preparing for treatment<p>So you just found out, or reasonably determined, that you have Chronic Lyme Disease. Getting to this …

Scientists Reveal Quirky Feature of Lyme Disease Bacteria

Scientists have confirmed that the pathogen that causes Lyme Disease—unlike any other known organism—can exist without iron, a metal that all other …

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Stacie / May 27, 2015 / Understanding Lyme<p>How much do you know about the reported cases of Lyme disease? *Which state has the highest number of Lyme …

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Lyme disease study recruiting confidential participants

We were pleased to see the May 8 article entitled "It's Tick Time in Connecticut" featuring information about tick-borne diseases. Given the …

Lyme disease is on the rise, and so is controversy over how sick it makes patients

<i>First in a series of occasional stories.</i><p>Dr. Allen Steere, a slender Massachusetts General Hospital rheumatologist, clicked on a slide as he recounted …

Lyme disease bill pits frustrated patients against the medical mainstream — Health — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine