Lyme Disease

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Name: Lyme Disease
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 3 reports

FDA to regulate some diagnostic tests 2014-08-01 08:17:39

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Food and Drug Administration says it will begin regulating certain lab tests that doctors use.The agency wants to make sure the tests that help diagnose cancer, heart disease and thousands of other conditions are ... [Published WWMT - 16 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Protect your family from tick bites and Lyme disease

More than 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported each year, making it the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Make sure your family isn’t part of that number.As the warmer ... [Published Hudson Valley Parent - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Feel Like You Have A Summertime 'Flu'? It Could Be Lyme Disease

You’re having a wonderful summer—sunning, gardening, enjoying BBQs with family and friends. So why have you suddenly developed chills and fever, headache, stiff neck, achey joints, and a feeling of total exhaustion? If you suspect a flu-like illness, ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Feel Like You Have A Summertime 'Flu'? It Could Be Lyme Disease

You're having a wonderful summer--sunning, gardening, enjoying BBQs with family and friends. So why have you suddenly developed chills and fever, headache, stiff neck, achey joints, and a feeling of total exhaustion? If you suspect a flu-like illness, ... [Published Digital Journal - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

UTM study disproves theory that Lyme disease causes Alzheimer's

MISSISSAUGA — There is no link between Lyme disease and Alzheimer's, according to research from the University of Toronto Mississauga. ... [Published Brampton Guardian - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Huron Health Unit Tick Awareness Campaign

Female blacklegged ticks in various stages of feeding. Note the change in size and colour. Photo courtesy of http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/The Huron County Health Unit is reminding residents to watch for black-legged ticks, which spread Lyme disease.The ... [Published CKNXam920 - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

PRO/AH/EDR> Lyme disease - USA (05): (NY) vaccination, comment

Lyme Disease -- Worldwide/UnknownIt would be interesting to see a posting about any work happening to reintroduce a Lyme disease vaccine given the increasing incidence and the spread of the range of the ticks and the disease in North America.An effective ... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Professor works to prevent diseases through data, research

oxes of tick samples are stacked on a shelf July 3, 2014, at the Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building on campus. Dr. Jean Tsao's team collects the tick samples by systematically dragging cloth across forest foliage. Corey Damocles/The State NewsDepartment ... [Published State News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lyme disease infections on the rise in Texas

TYLER, TX (KLTV) -Health officials say Lyme disease is currently the most common and fastest growing tick-borne disease in the United States.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of those infected is on the rise in T ... [Published KLTV 7 - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Rare Lyme disease found in New York area

WNBC 13-year-old Liam Brennan was diagnosed with a rare strain of Lyme disease, Borrelia miyamoto.A scary new strain of Lyme disease has made it to our area, but thankfully, the only child in New York ever reported to have this form of the illness has ... [Published New York Daily News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 4 reports

Remember to do a tick check!

MANITOULIN–Have you been walking in wooded or grassy areas? Remember to do a tick check to protect yourself against ticks and Lyme disease.“Ticks cannot fly, but they can get on you if you brush against vegetation,” says Jonathan Groulx, an environmental ... [Published Manitoulin Expositor - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rare Strain of Lyme Disease Causes Anxiety in Children...

Rare Strain of Lyme Disease Causes Anxiety in Children... (Third column, 7th story, link ) ... [Published Drudge Report Feed - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: Lyme Disease, Anxiety

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...Dr Ludwig Hantson, president of Baxter BioScience, said: "We are confident that Pfizer, with its recognised global leadership in vaccines, will provide the dedicated, ongoing investments necessary to support and advance the availability of these important vaccines." During the second quarter of 2014, the company achieved double-digit sales growth, exceeding internal expectations
Such tests "have produced some of them most stunning advancements in diagnostic medicine over the course of the past 25 years" the lab directors wrote...
"For those who qualify, we will give out a colon cancer screening-test kit," Walker said. "The screening is a non-invasive test that people can dodo in the privacy of their own home. The screening is provided free through a grant from the Maine Cancer Foundation."
"It's extremely important that people be alert and protect themselves against ticks," says Debbie Siciliano, LRA's co-president. "Lyme disease can cause serious and debilitating health problems, eventually affecting a person's nervous system, heart or joints."

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FDA to regulate some diagnostic tests 2014-08-0... [Published WWMT - 16 mins ago]
Baxter highlights strategic plan behind vaccine... [Published Zenopa - 1 hour ago]
Giving back and moving forward [Published Lawn and Landscape - 2 hours ago]
Protect your family from tick bites and Lyme di... [Published Hudson Valley Parent - 3 hours ago]
Lyme Lessons [Published Chronogram Arts Culture Spirt - 6 hours ago]
Sudbury health unit advises checking for ticks [Published Sudbury Star - 7 hours ago]
Medical labs to get new FDA oversight [Published McClatchy DC - 9 hours ago]
FDA will regulate labs’ ‘high-risk’ test devices [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 10 hours ago]
Medical inflatables from Houston highlight Wilt... [Published Sun-Journal - 12 hours ago]
Feel Like You Have A Summertime 'Flu'? It Could... [Published Bio-Medicine - 13 hours ago]
Laboratory Developed Tests [Published U.S. Food and Drug Administration - 13 hours ago]
Feel Like You Have A Summertime 'Flu'? It Could... [Published Digital Journal - 14 hours ago]
Deer are more than just a minor annoyance: Lett... [Published Cleveland.com - 14 hours ago]
Newly formed tick committee members learn they’... [Published Suffolk Times - 14 hours ago]
FDA to regulate tests for Lyme, other illnesses [Published Boston Globe - 16 hours ago]
Residents ride against cancer [Published Trumbull Times - 16 hours ago]
UTM study disproves theory that Lyme disease ca... [Published Brampton Guardian - 16 hours ago]
FDA plans to regulate lab tests [Published The Hill - 17 hours ago]
Strain-Specific Variation of the Decorin-Bindin... [Published Plosone.org - 18 hours ago]
Online Only: Babesiosis-research fundraiser Sat... [Published Inquirer and Mirror - 18 hours ago]
FDA to begin regulating laboratory test devices [Published Washington Post - 18 hours ago]
Stefanik Meets With Adirondack Government Offic... [Published WAMC.org - 20 hours ago]
Huron Health Unit Tick Awareness Campaign [Published CKNXam920 - 20 hours ago]
Public input sought on Tick Task Force report [Published Jamestown Press - Jul 31 2014]
Is a yearly visit really necessary? [Published Burlington County Times - Jul 31 2014]
House Bill On Tick-Borne Diseases Advances [Published WAMC.org - Jul 31 2014]
Get Insects to Bug Off This Summer [Published Lifestyles After 50 FL - Jul 31 2014]
Health Unit Warns Of Tick Bites [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 31 2014]
CVS bid to curb store is on hold in Hopkinton [Published Boston Globe - Jul 31 2014]
Don’t let summer food or fun get the better of you [Published Cape Cod Online - Jul 31 2014]
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Rare Strain of Lyme Disease Causes Anxiety in C... [Published Drudge Report Feed - Jul 30 2014]
Rare Strain of Lyme Disease Causes Anxiety in Children... (Third column, 7th story, link ) ...
Summer heat and sun can give you a rash. Here’s... [Published The Checkup - Jul 28 2014]
You’ve got a rash. You quickly rule out the usual suspects: You haven’t been gardening or hiking or even picnicking, so it’s probably not a plant irritant such as poison ivy or wild parsnip; likewise, it’s probably not chiggers or ticks carrying Lyme ...
Ticks Suck The Fun Out Of Summer Hamptons Getaways [Published Gothamist - Jul 27 2014]
A trend far worse than $25,000 bottles of champagne has hit the Hamptons this season: Lyme disease. [ more › ] ...
Tick Bite Lyme Disease Concerns [Published HealthBoards - Jul 24 2014]
I found a small flat dark brown tick on the back of my upper thigh on 7/22. I went to see a doctor at MedExpress and she told me that the tick was engorged and that she believed that it could be a deer tick. We estimated that the tick had been on me ...
Climate Change Impacts from the National Climat... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jul 21 2014]
Juan Declet-Barreto, Climate and Health Fellow, Washington, D.C. In a previous post , I outlined some of the ways in which climate change is increasing the severity of extreme heat and heat wave episodes and affecting human health across the United ...
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Veterinarian in Indiana Warns of Leptospirosis ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 06 2014]
Indianapolis Veterinarians Warn of Uptick in Ly... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 15 2014]
TruGreen Helps Northeastern Homeowners Control ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 10 2014]
Bay Area Lyme Foundation Announces $100,000 Awa... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 16 2013]
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