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July 26, 2016

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July 26, 2016

Atrophosclerodermic Manifestations of Lyme Borreliosis

Apr. 25, 2016 — The literature on scleratrophic skin lesions as a manifestation of a Borrelia infection has been summarized by ... read more

Prolonged Antibiotic Use Has No Benefit for Persistent Symptoms of Lyme Disease

Mar. 30, 2016 — Much uncertainty exists about the cause and treatment of persistent symptoms after a previous episode of Lyme disease. A large-scale study of 280 patients has shown that long-term treatment with ... read more

High Levels of Co-Infection With Pathogens and Symbionts in Ticks from the Ardennes

Mar. 17, 2016 — Ticks are small blood-feeding arachnids that can transmit diseases amongst animals and humans. Researchers studied pathogen species and bacterial symbionts in tick species Ixodes ricinus. Their ... read more

Mar. 1, 2016 — Researchers have found habitats suitable for lone star tick populations in Kansas are ... read more

'Neoehrlichiosis' Internationally Diagnosed, Successfully Treated in Patients Without Immunodeficiency for the First Time

Feb. 29, 2016 — The intercellular bacteria "Candidatus Neoehrlichia", as e.g. Borrelia, can be transferred by ticks. Approx. 4.2 % of indigenous ticks are infected with this rarely explored bacterium ... read more

Feb. 12, 2016 — An experimental method developed by researchers appears capable of detecting the stealthy culprit Lyme bacteria at the earliest time of infection, when currently available tests are often still ... read more

Gene Signature Could Lead to a New Way of Diagnosing Lyme Disease

Feb. 12, 2016 — Researchers may have found a new way to diagnose Lyme disease, based on a distinctive gene “signature” they discovered in white blood cells of patients infected with the tick-borne ... read more

Researchers Identify New Borrelia Species That Causes Lyme Disease

Feb. 8, 2016 — A new bacterial species that causes Lyme disease in people has been identified by researchers. The new species has been provisionally named Borrelia mayonii. Prior to this finding, the only species ... read more

Jan. 27, 2016 — RNA sequencing is uncovering emerging diseases in wildlife that other diagnostic tests cannot detect. Researchers used a technique called transcriptome sequencing to screen for blood-borne diseases ... read more

Jan. 18, 2016 — Lyme disease is transmitted by the blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) and the western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus), and the range of these ticks is spreading, according to new ... read more

Plague-Riddled Prairie Dogs a Model for Infectious Disease Spread

Jan. 13, 2016 — Sporadic outbreaks of plague among black-tailed prairie dogs is an ideal model for the study of infectious zoonotic disease, say biologists. Plague doesn't usually kill people these days, but ... read more

Dec. 18, 2015 — A new discovery could open the door to one day treat or prevent diseases caused by West Nile virus and Dengue virus infections. Together the viruses are the cause of tens of millions of infections ... read more

Tick That Feeds on Birds May Increase the Range of Lyme Disease

Nov. 23, 2015 — A tick that is not known to bite people may play a role in the transmission of Lyme disease, according to a new article. This study adds to a growing body of evidence that indicates that in order to ... read more

Molecular Clocks Control Mutation Rate in Human Cells

Nov. 9, 2015 — A theory that our cells have molecular clock processes ticking inside them, that damage DNA by generating mutations continuously throughout life, has just been proven.These clock-like mutational ... read more

'Water on the Knee' Could Be Early Sign of Lyme Disease

Nov. 1, 2015 — Spontaneous knee effusion, also known as 'water on the knee,' can be a primary symptom of Lyme disease, even when patients do not exhibit a 'bull's eye' rash, another common ... read more

Depression Too Often Reduced to a Checklist of Symptoms

Oct. 23, 2015 — How can you tell if someone is depressed? The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) -- the 'bible' of psychiatry -- diagnoses depression when patients tick off a ... read more

Tick Spit Protein May Trigger Allergic Reactions

Sep. 25, 2015 — Ticks have had millions of years to figure out how to bite without triggering their victims' immune response. Proteins in the arachnids' spit evolved to manipulate immune cells so that the ... read more

Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease Found in South London Parks

Sep. 24, 2015 — Visitors to two popular parks in South London are at risk of coming into contact with ticks that can transmit Lyme disease to humans, according to new ... read more

Lyme Disease Testing: Canadians May Receive False-Positives from Some US Labs

Aug. 31, 2015 — Lyme disease is becoming increasingly common in Canada, and Canadians with Lyme disease symptoms may seek diagnoses from laboratories in the United States, although many of the results will be ... read more

May 11, 2015 — Over nearly 15 years spent studying ticks, a new study has found southern Indiana to be an oasis free from Lyme disease, the condition most associated with ticks -- the second most common parasitic ... read more

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