Cold weather likely did little to harm ticks

January 15, 2018 admin 0

An adult female, non-engorged, Ixodes scapularis, or black legged tick. If you’re wondering whether recent frigid temperatures might have killed some of the tick population, […]

Lyme disease scientists identify faster, more precise tests

December 18, 2017 admin 0

A quicker diagnosis would limit the opportunity for bacteria to spread while a patient waits for treatment. New tools that could dramatically improve the diagnosis […]

Tick Bites and Rashes

November 6, 2017 admin 0

I never saw a tick” and “I never got a bullseye rash” are two very common comments I get when I talk to people who […]

Parents of Lyme disease sufferer aim to raise awareness of illness

November 3, 2017 admin 0

Lyme disease is transmitted by tick bites THE parents of a young woman who suffered with the debilitating effects of Lyme disease want to raise […]

Woman battled Lyme disease ‘for 16 years before being diagnosed’

October 21, 2017 admin 0

A woman says she battled Lyme disease for 16 years before doctors finally diagnosed her with the condition. Rhiannon Willow, 23, from Erith, was bitten […]

Matt Dawson: I needed heart surgery after getting Lyme disease in London park

August 22, 2017 admin 0

Former rugby international Matt Dawson has revealed he underwent multiple heart operations after contracting Lyme disease from walking in a London Park. The England star […]

Woman bedridden for 14 YEARS had lyme disease

August 12, 2017 admin 0

A woman was left partially bedridden for 14 years after her doctors misdiagnosed her chronic fatigue for depression when in fact she had life-wrecking Lyme […]

Dogs can get a Lyme disease vaccine, why can’t you?

August 1, 2017 admin 0

There are no good reasons, and a lot of bad ones, that your dog can be vaccinated for Lyme disease but you can not. Profiteering and […]