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Woman, 25, 'facing a death sentence' after bug bite '20 years ago' leaves her battling Lyme disease

Woman, 25, 'facing a death sentence' after bug bite '20 years ago' leaves her battling Lyme disease | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Juliet Rose was diagnosed with the debilitating condition last year but believes she has suffered with the condition since she was four years old
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Vector Borne Diseases (such as Lyme, Anaplasmosis, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, etc.), are steadily increasing! Educate yourself!
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Lyme Disease Education Seminar Offered Thursday

Lyme Disease Education Seminar Offered Thursday | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The Lyme Center of Chico offers a FREE seminar for Medical Professionals and the General Public.
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Avril Lavigne's 'Head Above Water' T-Shirt Helps The Fight Against Lyme Disease

Avril Lavigne's 'Head Above Water' T-Shirt Helps The Fight Against Lyme Disease | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Avril Lavigne is continuing to bring awareness to Lyme Disease through The Avril Lavigne Foundation with exclusive, charitable t-shirts.
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Is climate change causing a rise in the number of mosquito and tick-borne diseases?

Is our changing climate making regions of the US more suitable for ticks and mosquitoes that spread diseases? Or is the climate changing human physiology making us more vulnerable?
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Winter ticks taking a toll on moose calves in New England | Idaho Statesman

Winter ticks taking a toll on moose calves in New England | Idaho Statesman | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Moose calves are dying at unprecedented levels in parts of New England mostly from the emergence of ticks that are benefiting from winter starting later.
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40% of ticks in Eau Claire parks test positive for Lyme disease

40% of ticks in Eau Claire parks test positive for Lyme disease | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The Eau Claire City-County Health Department won $10,000 last year so they could look into Phoenix, Carson, and two county parks.
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An Uncertain Future for N.H. Moose | New Hampshire Public Radio

An Uncertain Future for N.H. Moose | New Hampshire Public Radio | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
We examine the plight of Northern New England Moose. Researchers in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont have just concluded an extensive, multi-year study on
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Thousands more people suffer from Lyme disease than reported: study | Local | News | The Chronicle Herald

Thousands more people suffer from Lyme disease than reported: study | Local | News | The Chronicle Herald | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it

The number of people with Lyme disease in Nova Scotia could be as much as 30 times higher than government statistics show, says a new national peer-reviewed report co-authored by a Mount Allison University tick expert.

“We wanted to figure
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Lyme Disease forum advocates to learn more about ticks

Lyme Disease forum advocates to learn more about ticks | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Author and investigative reporter, Mary Beth Pfeiffer was the featured speaker at Monday's Lyme Disease Forum.
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Incidence of notified Lyme borreliosis in Germany, 2013–2017

Incidence of notified Lyme borreliosis in Germany, 2013–2017 | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
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NAU Geneticist Awarded $500,000 USDA Grant to Prevent Tick-Borne Cattle Fever

NAU Geneticist Awarded $500,000 USDA Grant to Prevent Tick-Borne Cattle Fever | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Northern Arizona University professor Joe Busch studies the ticks that carry cattle fever, where were largely eradicated in the United States but are crossing the southern border and infecting cattle.
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Avril Lavigne Joins Board of Directors

Avril Lavigne Joins  Board of Directors | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Global superstar & philanthropist Avril Lavigne joins GLA’s Board as part of her mission to impact individuals suffering from Lyme disease   Stamford, Conn (October 16, 2018) – Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) is excited to ...MORE
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This October, think about blood-sucking ticks

This October, think about blood-sucking ticks | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
This tick is very rare in Alaska, but that could change.
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US researchers develop new tests to diagnose Lyme disease early

US researchers develop new tests to diagnose Lyme disease early | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
A research team in the US has developed new approaches that can detect presence of Lyme disease bacteria weeks earlier compared to existing tests.
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LymeDisease.org's newest published study shows the importance of paying attention to individual treatment response instead of just averages

LymeDisease.org's newest published study shows the importance of paying attention to individual treatment response instead of just averages | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical community is at odds on how best to treat Lyme disease in patients who do not respond well to short-ter
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Why is it so hard to figure out this polio-like illness hitting kids?

Why is it so hard to figure out this polio-like illness hitting kids? | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
A polio-like, paralyzing condition called acute flaccid myelitis is on the rise in 2018, but the CDC and doctors are struggling to find what causes it.
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Call for more vaccinations after record year for tick infections - The Local

Call for more vaccinations after record year for tick infections - The Local | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Swiss authorities are set to widen the net for vaccinations against tick-borne encephalitis after a record year for infections.
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Tick Project Takes A Deeper Look At Disease | Northeast Indiana Public Radio

Tick Project Takes A Deeper Look At Disease | Northeast Indiana Public Radio | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
A project to track ticks in Indiana hosted student scientists at Purdue University last week. The students have been involved in the statewide collection
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This researcher found an average of 47,000 ticks on moose calves. He blames climate change | The Star

This researcher found an average of 47,000 ticks on moose calves. He blames climate change | The Star | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
“It’s about as grody a picture as you can imagine on a dead animal,” said Peter J. Pekins, a professor at the University of New Hampshire. Pekins counted ticks on moose calves at two locations in New Hampshire and Maine between 2014 and 2016.
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Man's near-fatal illness shows peril of a tick-borne disease | Texarkana Breaking News

Man's near-fatal illness shows peril of a tick-borne disease | Texarkana Breaking News | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Brad Bishop's symptoms started with a headache, one he described as the worst of his life. Within 24 hours, he was in CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System fighting for his life.
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Earlier Diagnosis of Lyme Disease Possible with Existing and Emerging Technologies-Public Health Watch

Earlier Diagnosis of Lyme Disease Possible with Existing and Emerging Technologies-Public Health Watch | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
New report highlights potential for direct testing of the tick-borne disease.
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Hotter Bodies Better at Fighting Disease | GreenMedInfo | Blog Entry

Hotter Bodies Better at Fighting Disease | GreenMedInfo | Blog Entry | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Having a “hot body” has more benefits than ever before, thanks to new scientific findings on the role that elevated body temperature plays in helping fight infections and ward-off disease
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UNH researchers say winter ticks killing moose at alarming rate | EurekAlert! Science News

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that the swell of infestations of winter ticks -- which attach themselves to moose during the fall and feed throughout the winter -- is the primary cause of an unprecedented 70 percent death rate of calves over a three-year period.
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A Nonspecific Diagnosis

A Nonspecific Diagnosis | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Lyme disease doesn’t lead to chronic Lyme disease.
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Overpopulation of deer leads to more cases of Lyme Disease

Overpopulation of deer leads to more cases of Lyme Disease | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
"It's been dramatic, the last few years I've noticed ticks out and about and I often find them on me and on my clothes, whereas four or five years ago I never did,” said Retired Wildlife Biologist Art Kirsch.
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