Bed-bound woman bitten by tick to travel to US for 'cure'

Emma Horlock, 42, from Liverpool has raised £25,000 to travel to America in the hope antibiotics will cure her from Lyme disease. Says the condition has stopped her having children.
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BOSTON (CBS) – More and more people are being afflicted by Lyme disease, not only here in New England but around the country. It begs the question, why don’t we have a vaccine to prevent this common tick-borne illness? A human vaccine was introduced in 1998. It was effective but expensive and there was public concern about its safety and sales were low, so it was yanked off the market four years later. Right now there is only a Lyme vaccine for dogs. Fortunately, there is a new vaccine for humans in the pipeline developed by a French company, which says it has received fast-track status from the FDA and hopes t...
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As Lyme disease and Lyme arthritis spread to new regions in North America, physicians may ned to become aware of their signs and symptoms. Allen C. Steere, MD, says “Lyme arthritis is more complicated to treat than other manifestations of the disease.” Here are some best practices for treating Lyme arthritis...
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The only vaccine was taken off the market more than 15 years ago. As reports of the disease skyrocket, researchers are working on a new one.
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Publication date: 11–17 August 2018Source: The Lancet, Volume 392, Issue 10146Author(s): The Lancet
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Publication date: Available online 8 August 2018Source: Ticks and Tick-borne DiseasesAuthor(s): Fernando S. Flores, Sebastián Muñoz-Leal, Luis A. Diaz, Marcelo B. LabrunaAbstractBorrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (s. l.) spirochetes are associated with a wide range of vectors and hosts. Birds are important hosts in the ecology of some hard ticks (Ixodidae) in northwestern Argentina, where B. burgdorferi s.l. have been detected in Ixodes pararicinus. We evaluated Borrelia infection in ticks collected from wild birds by molecular analysis through the presence of Borrelia DNA (by nested-PCR targeting the fla gene)....
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Quest Diagnostics reports that Lyme disease, a tick-borne ailment, continues to swell and is a risk to people across the United States.
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Alexis Lacout, Mostafa El Hajjam, Pierre-Yves Marcy, Christian PerronneJournal of Global Infectious Diseases 2018 10(3):170-171
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A Vermont resident has died from a rare, Lyme disease complication where bacteria gets into the heart on the heels of news that all 50 states have residents tested positive for the disease.
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New research finds cases of Lyme disease ​ have exploded in unusual areas of the country
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