Researcher Who Found Cause Of Lyme Disease DiesThe Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease has died in western Montana.
Blumenthal To Announce Grant For Lyme TestingU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is set to announce a $600,000 federal grant to improve testing for Lyme disease.
Harsh Winter Does Little To Ease Lyme Disease WoesHealth officials in the northern U.S. say the long, cold winter did nothing to reduce the thriving tick population, and they are primed for an increase in the number of Lyme disease cases again this year.
Parents Suing Summer Camp For Nearly $42M After Daughter Contracts Lyme DiseaseThe parents of a New York girl are suing a Connecticut summer camp for $41.7 million, accusing the camp of failing to monitor and protect their daughter, who contracted Lyme disease.
Yale Researchers Find New Tick-Borne Infection In ConnecticutConnecticut, the place where Lyme disease was first identified, in 1975, is home to another tick-born ailment, a distant cousin of Lyme disease, also carried by the deer tick.
Call For National Strategy To Fight Lyme DiseaseA group of lawmakers is pushing for a national strategy to combat Lyme disease aimed at speeding advances in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the sometimes serious illness that infects tens of thousands of people every year.
Researchers Map Lyme Risk Areas; One In Five Ticks InfectedRessearchers have come up with a map which pinpoints places in the eastern United States where risk is highest for contracting Lyme Disease. They also found that twenty percent of the ticks they collected were infected.
More Reasons To Worry About TicksYale University researchers say Lyme disease isn't the only thing to worry about when it comes to tick bites.
Blumenthal To Outline Plan To Combat Lyme DiseaseU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is planning to highlight legislation he's proposed to combat the spread of Lyme disease.