Erythema - red flag symptoms
Dr Tillmann Jacobi considers red flag symptoms in erythema and details three of the most common causes; Lyme disease, erythema infectiosum and erythema multiforme. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - May 8, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: 15.10 Skin Problems Source Type: news

South East corner of England is one of the worst areas in EUROPE for Lyme disease-carrying ticks
Researchers from across Europe, including the University of East London, mapped reports of the Lyme disease-causing Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria in ticks from 2010 to 2017. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Co-infections in Persons With Early Lyme Disease Co-infections in Persons With Early Lyme Disease
Might some patients with early Lyme disease show evidence of co-infection with other tickborne pathogens?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Lyme disease warning: The symptom you should watch out for after a tick bite - Dr Ranj
LYME DISEASE is a bacterial infection that affects up to 3,000 people in the UK every year. ITV This Morning ’s Dr Ranj has revealed the lyme disease signs and symptoms to watch out for, including a characteristic rash. Watch out for these symptoms are a tick bite. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The secret history of Lyme disease, which was originally developed by the military as a biological weapon for depopulation
(Natural News) Although you’ve almost certainly heard of Lyme disease, there’s a good chance that you don’t know anyone personally who has been diagnosed with it. Most doctors are very hesitant to diagnose it, and evidence is pointing to the disease being originally developed as a biological weapon. The illness, which causes loss of memory,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A biocentric approach is key to curing Lyme disease naturally
(Natural News) There is a reason why patients with Lyme disease do not recover properly despite taking tons of pharmaceutical medicines. The best way to treat the insect-borne ailment is a biocentric approach that uses your body’s natural healing processes instead of antibiotics. Lyme disease is most common along the eastern seaboard and throughout Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Everything You Need to Know About Lyme Disease
TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 -- With growing concern about mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika, it's easy to let down your guard when it comes to ticks. But Lyme disease is still a danger, especially in the Northeast and upper Midwest. In fact, it has... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Three-antibiotic cocktail clears 'persister' Lyme bacteria in mouse study
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that a slow-growing variant form of Lyme bacteria caused severe symptoms in a mouse model. The slow-growing variant form of Lyme bacteria, according to the researchers, may account for the persistent symptoms seen in ten to twenty percent of Lyme patients that are not cured by the current Lyme antibiotic treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lyme disease research gets a needed boost
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - April 18, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Couzin-Frankel, J. Tags: Epidemiology, Medicine, Diseases In Depth Source Type: news

Mary Anning biopic director defends film's lesbian romance storyline
Kate Winslet picture about renowned fossil hunter had been criticised by relatives for ‘unconfirmed’ portrait of her sexualityThe director of a new biopic about the celebrated fossil hunter Mary Anning has defended his film after criticism of its lesbian romance storyline.Ammonite, which stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, recently began filming in Lyme Regis, the coastal town in Dorset where Anning lived in the early 19th century. Anning never married and is not known to have had any direct descendants, but a report in the Telegraph suggested her distant relatives were at odds over the film ’s central ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 19, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Pulver Tags: Film Kate Winslet Saoirse Ronan Fossils Biology Culture Evolution Science Sexuality Society Source Type: news

Natural cures for Lyme disease: Essential oils from garlic and other herbs
(Natural News) Most people use essential oils as a mood booster or stress reliever. But according to a study, a potent mix of essential oils from various herbs and medicinal plants can help eliminate the bacteria that cause Lyme disease. The study, which was published in the journal Antibiotics, was conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rites of Passage: Call Me Cozy
As I struggle with chronic pain, cozy for me is less hygge and more my ex-boyfriend ’ s mother, nurses with juice and weird, sandy doughnuts. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LENA DUNHAM Tags: Books and Literature Lyme Disease Dunham, Lena your-feed-selfcare Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Endometriosis Source Type: news

Exploring natural cures: Can antimicrobial herbs prevent Lyme disease?
(Natural News) If you spend any amount of time outdoors or around animals, you’re at risk of Lyme disease. This infectious disease is transmitted by ticks, but it’s actually caused by a microbe, the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato bacteria. While many prevention methods focus on the ticks themselves, some researchers are looking into antimicrobial herbs... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyme Disease Emergence After Invasion of Blacklegged Tick Lyme Disease Emergence After Invasion of Blacklegged Tick
To what extent did the invasion of the blacklegged tick contribute to the spread of Lyme disease?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Dwindling Number of EMS Volunteers Worries Connecticut Town
EAST HADDAM, Conn. (WTNH) - A meeting is set to take place on Saturday to discuss a growing concern in East Haddam where a number of EMS volunteers resigned from their positions, putting a bit of strain on neighboring communities. Ten people have left East Haddam Ambulance since the beginning of the year. It's a non-profit organization that gets about 800 calls a year. Since they're down so many people, about 20 percent of the emergency calls in East Haddam are being taken care of by other emergency crews in neighboring towns like Haddam, Lyme, East Hampton, and Colchester.    (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 5, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

New ORNL AI tool revolutionizes process for matching cancer patients with clinical trials
(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) A team of researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Health Data Sciences Institute (HDSI) have harnessed the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to better match cancer patients with clinical trials. The researchers were one of ten teams to develop a digital tool to address complex challenges relevant to medical conditions such as cancer and Lyme disease as part of The Opportunity Project (TOP) Health Sprint. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Woman suffering chronic Lyme disease desperately searches for a cure
Laura Macleod, 31, tested positive for Lyme disease in 2016 but the standard treatment did nothing to alleviate her symptoms. Now, wants to travel to Germany for dangerous full body heating. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Several antibiotics appear effective against early-stage Lyme disease
This meta-analysis suggests that when symptoms of the disease are confined to a localised skin infection, treatment failures are relatively infrequent, only 2% at 12 months. Effective antibiotics include penicillin V, doxycycline, azithromycin, cefuroxime, amoxicillin and ceftriaxone plus doxycycline.The research has significant limitations, but choice, dose and duration of antibiotics appear to have little impact on outcomes. This research does not suggest that guidelines need to be reviewed. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyme disease symptoms: Doctors told rash alone can diagnose condition - what to look for
LYME disease is a bacterial infection which is spread to humans by infected ticks. Blood tests have been available for some time to confirm or rule out the condition. But now health experts are advising doctors a ‘bull’s eye’ rash alone can diagnose Lyme disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyme disease should be diagnosed immediately if a patient has the tell-tale bull's-eye rash 
The UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence urges medics to just look for the rash - which is present in around two-thirds of cases - due to lab tests not always picking up on the infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyme disease symptoms: Doctors told ‘bull’s eye’ rash alone can diagnose condition
LYME disease is a bacterial infection which is spread to humans by infected ticks. Blood tests have been available for some time to confirm or rule out the condition. But now health experts are advising doctors a ‘bull’s eye’ rash alone can diagnose Lyme disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyme disease can be diagnosed by 'bull's eye' rash alone
The rash is diagnostic and means the patient needs urgent antibiotics, new guidelines tell doctors. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diagnose Lyme disease from rash alone
GPs told not to wait for the results of blood tests before starting antibiotics if rash present Related items fromOnMedica TB could be cured by four months ’ treatment in many patients Adjuvanted trivalent flu vaccine best option for over-65s Rare polio-like illness on the rise MPs call for urgent action on antimicrobial resistance Chief medical officer launches push for flu jab drive (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 12, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Diagnose Lyme disease if bull ’s eye rash is present, says NICE
People showing erythema migrans, the characteristic skin rash associated with Lyme disease, can be diagnosed without the need for blood tests, NICE says in new guidance. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 12, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Migratory birds are spreading Lyme disease to new places
(Natural News) A mass migration of birds may be amazing to behold, until they leave countless disease-ridden ticks in their wake. In the U.S., the disease-laden ticks spread in the Northeast and Midwest through dogs which serve as carriers for the Borrelia burgdorferi infection. In 2008, Canadian veterinarians worked on a project which looked into an... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carbon-11 PET detects brain inflammation after Lyme disease
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have developed a PET imaging technique...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET's view of tau could explain women's early dementia PET in the paddock New PET tracer could aid melanoma detection PET tracers help guide breast cancer therapies C-11-based PET tracer could benefit arthritis patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 6, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New scan technique reveals brain inflammation associated with post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) More than 1 in 10 people successfully treated with antibiotics for Lyme disease go on to develop chronic, sometimes debilitating, and poorly understood symptoms of fatigue and brain fog that may last for years after their initial infection has cleared up. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 5, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Lyme Disease | Medscape Lyme Disease | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines on Lyme tick disease or Lyme borreliosis. Review articles on the management of Lyme disease symptoms, including Lyme disease rash, and Lyme disease treatment. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Project coordinator had a cardiac arrest aged just SIX
Alexandra Wall, 33, of south-west London, was diagnosed with  Brugada syndrome decades after the ordeal when she saw a cardiologist while battling Lyme disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Charles Darwin's ailments are 'typical of Lyme disease' in UK
Naturalist ’s symptoms of diarrhoea, rashes, palpitations and flatulence could have been tick infection, say researchersHe travelled the world studying exotic creatures in dangerous lands, but the disease that marred Charles Darwin ’s life may have been caught closer to home as he trudged around Britain collecting insects, shooting birds, and picking up stones, researchers say.The Victorian naturalist who gave the world the theory of evolution is a strong contender for the most famously ill scientist in history. His diaries, notebooks and letters brim with despair over ailments ranging from diarrhoea, rashes an...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 6, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Charles Darwin Science Insects History of science Wildlife Environment UK news Source Type: news

Stress related responses regulate immune function
(VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology)) The immune system is composed of a wide range of different immune cells each with dedicated functions. Natural killer T cells form a specialized immune cell that protects against a variety of diseases such as cancer, autoimmunity, metabolic disease or certain infections such as Lyme disease (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Scientists find GARLIC may treat lingering Lyme disease
(Natural News) Lyme disease can be difficult to treat. If caught early, a round of antibiotics can clear up the infection and resolve symptoms, but that isn’t always the case. Roughly 10 to 20 percent of sufferers go on to experience ongoing symptoms like joint pain and fatigue. Known as persistent Lyme infection, it can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: These 10 essential oils can kill persistent Lyme disease
A new study finds that essential oils from garlic cloves, myrrh trees, thyme leaves, and several other herbs can kill forms of Lyme disease bacteria. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Essential oils from garlic and other herbs kill 'persister' Lyme disease bacteria
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) Oils from garlic and several other common herbs and medicinal plants show strong activity against the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, according to a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Antibiotics could extend your life by culling older cells that can no longer divide
Salford University scientists made the discovery using azithromycin, which treats infections ranging from gonorrhoea to Lyme disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyme Disease was causing James Dellingpole's brain fog and depression
Writer, journalist and columnist James Dellingpole, 53, from Worcestershire, is one of many people who struggle with Lyme Disease. This is his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hungry ticks work harder to find you
(University of Cincinnati) Biologists at the University of Cincinnati say the hungrier ticks are, the harder they try to find you or other hosts. The findings could have implications for the spread of tick-borne disease such as Lyme or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Finally, I’ve found what caused my brain fog and aching joints...an insect bite!
Writer, journalist and columnist James Dellingpole, 53, from Worcestershire, is one of many people who struggle with Lyme Disease. This is his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate Change Expected to Lead to Rise in Lyme Disease
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- Rising temperatures are expected to increase the number of cases of Lyme disease in the United States by more than 20 percent by mid-century, according to a study published online Oct. 24 in the Canadian Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tickborne Diseases Hit Record Levels In U.S.
(CBS News) – New government research shows that tickborne diseases like Lyme disease continue to rise. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that in 2017, state and local health departments reported a record number of cases of illnesses spread by ticks. Cases of Lyme disease, Powassan virus; spotted fever rickettsiosis, including Rocky Mountain spotted fever, anaplasmosis, ehrlichiosis, babesiosis and tularemia all increased last year. The CDC said there were 59,349 confirmed cases of tickborne diseases in 2017, up from 48,610 in 2016. In past years, h...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CBS News LYME DISEASE ticks Source Type: news

Diseases spread by ticks hit record level in U.S.
A new report from the CDC shows that tickborne diseases like Lyme and Rocky Mountain spotted fever continue to rise (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US officials report a record number of tick diseases
The 2017 tally of more than 59,000 cases is a 22 percent increase from the previous year. Lyme disease accounted for nearly three-quarters of the illnesses. That's about 43,000 cases. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Officials Report a Record Number of Tick Diseases
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases were reported last year. The 2017 tally of more than 59,000 cases is a 22 percent increase from the previous year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the numbers Wednesday. Lyme disease accounted for nearly three-quarters of the illnesses. That's about 43,000 cases. Traditionally about 30,000 cases of Lyme disease were reported to the government each year, but experts believed there was underreporting and thought the actual number was more like 300,000. Experts say better reporting may be a reason for recent increase...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - November 14, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mike Stobbe, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Officials Report a Record Number of Tick Diseases
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases were reported last year. The 2017 tally of more than 59,000 cases is a 22 percent increase from the previous year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the numbers Wednesday. Lyme disease accounted for nearly three-quarters of the illnesses. That's about 43,000 cases. Traditionally about 30,000 cases of Lyme disease were reported to the government each year, but experts believed there was underreporting and thought the actual number was more like 300,000. Experts say better reporting may be a reason for recent increase...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 14, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mike Stobbe, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

CDC: Record Number of Tickborne Disease Cases in U.S. Last Year
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- The number of Americans with tickborne diseases reached a record high of nearly 60,000 in 2017, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Most of those cases (42,743) were Lyme disease. There were 36,000... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical Evidence Supports Disability Plan's Limitation Of Benefits, Judge Says
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A disability insurer's conclusion that a claimant suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome, which limited long-term disability benefits to 24 months, and not from symptoms of Lyme disease was not unreasonable based on the medical evidence in the administrative record, a District of Columbia federal judge said Nov. 7 (Wesley Loucka v. Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., No. 17-1375, D. D.C., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 190935). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Microscopic Remedies Reduce Painful Toxins in Persistent Lyme Disease...
Two Frogs Healing Center to share about microparticle "liposomes" for relieving chronic Lyme disease pain, fatigue, and mental(PRWeb November 06, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/microscopic_remedies_reduce_painful_toxins_in_persistent_lyme_disease_infections/prweb15895030.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Camping in the Cotswolds left me in pain for YEARS - thanks to a random tick bite
Blair Jollands, 47, from London, was happy and healthy until August 2015, when a tick bite changed everything - and he developed Lyme Disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news