Lyme Disease Newswire (Page 10)

Lyme Disease Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lyme Disease. (Page 10)

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  1. Lyme Disease Spike Linked To Global Warming, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Lewisboro Daily Voice

    Experts believe climate change is a contributing factor in the spike in tick population and cases of Lyme Disease, according to the New York Daily News. Ticks tend to thrive in humid environments with temperatures above 45 degrees.

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  2. Be On The Look-Out For TicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | KFBB

    ... Fever and Tick-borne Relapsing Fever. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks says Blacklegged ticks, known for carrying Lyme disease, are not found in Montana. However, there are several cases reported in Montana a year that DPHHS attributes to people ...

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  3. Long-term antibiotics not an 'alternative' treatment for LymeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A June 8 article in the Bangor Daily News caught my eye. It covered the Maine Senate's approval of an "alternative" treatment for chronic Lyme disease.

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  4. Tick check: Lyme disease easily treatable if caught earlyRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Union Democrat

    ... summer, an increase in outdoor activities by people can bring an increase in tick bites. Ticks can transmit Lyme disease, a bacteria that can cause rashes and, if left untreated, can spread to the joints, heart and nervous system. "In this county, ...

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  5. Lyme disease in Shelburne County endemic, vets sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | CBC News

    The Jordan Branch Veterinary clinic in Shelburne is welcoming walk-ins for lyme disease testing today. It begins at 9 a.m. and runs until 12:30 p.m., then again from 1:30 p.m. and goes until 4 p.m. Veterinarians in Shelburne County are trying to get the upper hand on out-of-control lyme disease diagnoses in the region.

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  6. Undergraduate Researchers Are Off to the Czech RepublicRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... ticks' ability to feed and effectively prevents the transmission of pathogens, which can cause ilnesses such as Lyme disease. "Even though this project is seemingly unrelated to my neuroscience research focus, it is still teaching me many valuable ...

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  7. Guard against Lyme disease this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | C & G Newspapers

    A specific species of the bloodsucking arachnid, the blacklegged tick - also known as the deer tick - can spread Lyme disease, a bacterial infection that, if left untreated, can cause issues for months or years after the initial bite. According to Macomb County Health Department Director Bill Ridella, Lyme disease is caused by a "spirochete bacteria."

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  8. Mum warns other parents to watch out for 'bullseye' spots...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    A mum is urging other parents to be vigilant after she discovered strange spots on her one-year-old son which turned out to be a symptom of Lyme disease . Karen McGregor, from Canada, saw a Facebook post about the unusual 'bullseye' markings caused by the disease just days before they appeared on her one-year-old son's face.

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  9. 13 Ways to Help Your Kid Stay Healthy at Overnight CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | US News & World Report

    ... a barrier between the insects and their skin, Garrettson says. This simple precaution can help kids avoid Lyme disease , Rocky Mountain spotted fever and other tick-borne illnesses. Unless your kid's an athlete, there's a good chance he or she ...

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  10. Mt. A researcher talks ticks at search & rescue hallRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Sackville Tribune-Post

    Springhill and Pugwash Ground Search and Rescue members met July 17 to learn about the increasingly prevalent world of ticks. Many searchers had their first experiences with the little critters known for carrying Lyme disease last spring following a search for a lost mountain biker near Halifax, and it's more than likely everyone will start seeing more in the future when entering the woods.

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  11. Deer Tick Uptick: Parts of Dane County experience levels ten times higher than last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | WKOW-TV

    ... into the woods to carry a DEET bug spray and duck tape to tie your pant legs to your boots. As for symptoms of Lyme Disease, she says a tell-tale bulls-eye rash or feel like you've come down with the flu.

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  12. Tick found to be carrying Lyme disease, SDHU confirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Manitoulin Expositor

    The Sudbury and District Health Unit has confirmed that a blacklegged tick found locally tested positive for the bacteria that can cause Lyme disease. The tick in question was found embedded in the skin of an individual.

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  13. Guest column: Local urgent care provides insight on the rising concern of tick-borne illnessesRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Eagle Observer

    ... means of handling tick-borne infections is through preventing a tick bite from happening in the first place. "Lyme disease is a bacterial infection and the most common tick-borne illness. Its symptoms commonly include the manifestation of erythema ...

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  14. Disease carrying ticks infecting more dogs in Shelburne CountyRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Nova News Now

    The number of documented cases of Lyme disease in people, a tick born illness, has tripled in recent years in Nova Scotia. When Jordan Branch Veterinary employee, Theressa Bower, first began testing canines for Lyme and other tick-born diseases five years ago they would see one or two positive results a year.

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  15. Outdoors: Don't let ticks spoil your time outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    The suspect bug is the tiny tick, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease among the illness and diseases these insects can inflict. Caution is raise because we live in the section of the country where ticks are prevalent.

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  16. How to protect yourself against a tick bite and Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Experts are linking the spike in Lyme disease cases with the increased population of ticks, spread out by global warming. These six-legged silent killers thrive in humid environments above 45 degrees, and climate change in states across the Northeast -- including New York and New Jersey -- has aided the boost in population.

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  17. Theya re weevils, not ticksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | O-R Online

    ... our office for identification.” The two closely resemble one another, and with tick–transmitted Lyme disease on the rise, people are concerned. Washington and Greene counties saw a combined 41 cases of Lyme disease in 2014. The ...

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  18. How to Protect Horses From Lyme DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Horse

    Lyme disease is transmitted mainly via Ixodes ticks, which pass the bacteria from infected animals to uninfected animals during feeding. Spring has sprung and so have the ticks.

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  19. Join the Perimeter Defense TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Pet Product News

    ... offers Hartz Ultra Guard Yard & Kennel Spray to zap the Ixodes scapularis tick (deer tick), which can carry Lyme disease. The latest buzz in this category comes from pet owners getting smarter about flea and tick solutions and recognizing the ...

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  20. People urged by health chiefs to be tick aware this summerRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    ... is recommended that tweezers or a tick tool be used to remove ticks, as other methods may lead to infection." Lyme disease is the most significant tick-borne infection in the UK, causing an estimated 1,000 to 2,000 cases per year. Often the only ...

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