New vaccine providing ‘100% protection’ against life-wrecking Lyme disease is in the pipeline as experts warn the illness is a ‘ticking time bomb’

July 13, 2017 admin 0

Scientists say they have developed a vaccine that offers ‘100 percent protection’ against contracting Lyme disease. The jab uses an antibody that prevents the illness […]

Loch Lomond park authority issues Lyme disease tips for walkers

July 4, 2017 admin 0

THE Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority is advising people using the park to heed a few safety tips to guard against Lyme […]

LYME ISN’T THE ONLY DISEASE TICKS ARE SPREADING THIS SUMMER

June 28, 2017 admin 0

IT STARTED WITH vomiting and a fever. But a few days later, five-month-old Liam was in the emergency room, his tiny body gripped by hourly […]

What actually is Lyme disease and what are the symptoms?

June 26, 2017 admin 0

Celebrities such as Bella Hadid, Yolanda Foster, and Kelly Osbourne have brought it to global attention, but what actually is Lyme disease? Words by Olivia […]

How to PREVENT tick bites

June 12, 2017 admin 0

Know where to expect ticks – areas of dense vegetation encourage the pest. Use a repellent – reapply regularly when the weather is humid or […]

Lyme disease sufferer claims bee stings help control her symptoms

June 9, 2017 admin 0

A woman with Lyme disease has claimed being stung by bees helps ease her symptoms. Ingrid Watt, 36, who grew up in Orkney and now […]

Lyme disease: Global Lyme Diagnostics announces new test is available

June 6, 2017 admin 0

“We are pleased to provide a much-needed Lyme-specific diagnostic solution,” said Mickey Ramchandani, CEO of Global Lyme Diagnostics. “We look forward to working with the […]

8 Mistakes You’re Making That Up Your Risk For Lyme Disease

June 5, 2017 admin 0

In 2015, there were roughly 28,500 confirmed cases of Lyme disease in the U.S., per the CDC. But the actual number of cases may be […]

Lyme Disease: know the symptoms

May 31, 2017 admin 0

A meeting is being held today to try to get more action to tackle the problem of Lyme disease in the UK. It comes as […]