Lyme Disease

Lyme disease has stubborn hold in Pennsylvania, Northeast

In most states that have traditionally been hot spots for Lyme disease, the number of confirmed cases of the troublesome illness has stabilized or …

Philadelphia

CDC report warns Lyme disease is slowly spreading throughout and beyond the East Coast

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sheds light on the expansion of Lyme disease cases in the United States.<p>The report suggests that the infectious disease -- which was once thought to be confined to the Northeast of the U.S. -- has established a much larger foothold in …

North Dakota

Lyme disease cases more than double in Ottawa this year

168 confirmed human cases in Ottawa this year, up from 74 cases in 2016<p>The number of human cases of Lyme disease in Ottawa has reached its highest …

Disease

Lyme Disease Patients File Federal Antitrust Suit Against Infectious Disease Specialists & Health Insurers

Last Friday, 28 patients filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the Infectious Diseases Society of America, eight health insurance companies, and seven medical doctors, Courthouse News reported yesterday, “because health insurers are denying coverage with bogus guidelines established by their …

Disease

'Lyme Wars': The controversy of Lyme disease

<b>By ITV News Correspondent Juliet Bremner</b><p>When I met Julia Bruzzese at the family home in Brooklyn, New York, she was obviously an articulate, engaging …

Disease

5 Things Not To Say To A Mom With A Chronic Illness, And The 1 Thing To Say Instead

When a friend gets a bad cold, we know just what to do: We send them an encouraging text, order them some UberEATS, or rescue them from their kids …

Chronic Pain

Quebec Lyme disease cases up 65% from last year

The number of cases has been steadily increasing since 2012<p>Nearly 300 people in Quebec have been diagnosed with Lyme disease this year, up around 100 …

Disease

Lyme Disease Is Slowly Spreading Across the East Coast

Lyme disease is the most common vectorborne disease in the United States, but it’s also mostly confined to a small swath of the country running down …

Environment

Lyme disease increases in states that neighbor hot spots

In its latest report on Lyme disease patterns, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that illness levels are stable or …

Public Health

Tick season still in full swing, experts warn

Kathleen Provost’s dog walk at Cobourg Dog Park was cut short on Wednesday when she felt a biting sensation in her back. Little did she know there …

Hairdresser with Lyme disease claims sceptical doctor asked 'If Stephen Hawking can work - why can't you?'

Sarah Jackson, 29, has been left housebound and forced to wear sunglasses indoor<p>A hairdresser claims sceptical doctors failed to diagnose her Lyme …

Stephen Hawking

Faculty for a Sustainable Future: Alvaro Toledo

Share the post "Faculty for a Sustainable Future: Alvaro Toledo"<p>Alvaro Toledo, assistant professor in the Department of Entomology.<p>Alvaro Toledo is …

Scandinavian researchers are developing an edible TBE vaccine

Scandinavian researchers are working on an edible vaccine against tick-borne encephalitis (TBE).

Medicine

Lyme disease threat on low-lying land

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Sir, – I was surprised that your report (October 21) concerning the transfer of lyme disease from wildlife to people …

Green Party

What it’s like to live with chronic pain

This past summer was projected to be one of the worst tick seasons on record. And with a higher tick population, the chance of contracting Lyme …

Chronic Pain

In France’s Battles Over Lyme Disease, Lessons in Science Communication

A fact-based approach is often standard procedure in public health awareness campaigns, but on contentious or political topics, it can …

Science

Jarisch-Herxheimer and Lyme disease

When patients diagnosed with chronic Lyme are treated, no matter what happens as a response to the treatment is considered by believers to be …

Fibromyalgia

Tick-Borne Illness Similar to Lyme Disease Is on the Rise

Move over, Lyme disease.<p>Another tick-borne ailment is coming to the neighborhood.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Public health officials say the number of …

Public Health

Beyond the Wall of Lyme Diagnosis – Tick Talk

It was years before the 38-year-old mother from New Hampshire realized she was infected with the very spirochete she dealt with every day. Andrea …

Fibromyalgia

How the new impatient patient is disrupting medicine

Patient activists have never been as vocal. But are they truly being heard?<p>In late August, Sue Faber and Jennifer Kravis hauled close to 150 pounds …

Medicine

Why One Plant May Be Fueling the Spread of Lyme Disease

Ever heard of a Japanese barberry plant? It's a small shrub, common in home and commercial landscaping. Acres of it grow wild in tri-state woods. …

Disease

Lyme disease is an incurable little-known condition that's on the rise and experts say 'everyone is at risk of catching' - Cornwall Live

A Lyme disease conference will be held for the first time ever in Cornwall this weekend to raise awareness of the debilitating illness that experts …

Disease

I Couldn't Figure Out My Brain Fog And Fatigue — And Then I Was Diagnosed With Lyme Disease

When the doctor told me I had Lyme disease, I cried — not because I was scared, but because I finally had an answer.<p><i>By Lauren Bils</i><p><i>This writer is part of Health.com’s contributor network. Learn more about the contributor network and</i> how to join.<p>It’s hard to believe that it’s been three years since I …

Alec Baldwin

Ray Donovan and all your TV Highlights for Wednesday

The downward spiral continues on Ray Donovan, it's the season finale for Stella, and there are documentaries about Donald Trump and Russia, and Lyme …

TV

7 Weird Health Conditions With No Medical Explanation

Imagine having recurrent physical symptoms that cause you discomfort, pain, and distress—then being told by the medical establishment that what you …

Fibromyalgia

I Couldn't Figure Out My Brain Fog and Fatigue—and Then I Was Diagnosed With Lyme Disease

<i>This writer is part of Health.com's contributor network. Learn more about the contributor network and how to join.</i><p>It's hard to believe that it's been …

Medicine

Why This WNBA Star & Her Fiancée Proposed To Each Other

Plus, what it's like to be a professional athlete living with lyme disease....

Women's Basketball

Yolanda Foster Has 20-Year-Old Leaky Breast Implant Removed to Help Alleviate Lyme Disease Symptoms

<b>Yolanda Foster</b> may be one step closer to finding a cure for her Lyme disease. The <i>Real Housewives of Beverly Hills</i> star, 51, shared a bathroom selfie, …

Medicine

In the Magazine: Tiny Tick, Big Problem – The Mystery of Lyme Disease

<b>Excerpt from the October 2017 issue of Heels Down Magazine.</b><p>By Caroline Culbertson<p><i>Lyme disease is an increasingly common diagnosis in horses, but</i> …

Horses

Abboud Helps Raise Awareness for Lyme Disease

The dinner raised $2 million to fight tick-borne diseases.<p>Joseph Abboud’s wife, Lynn, has always kept a low profile. In fact, many in the fashion …

Disease