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Climate Change Expected to Lead to Rise in Lyme Disease

Climate Change Expected to Lead to Rise in Lyme Disease

Rising temperatures are expected to increase the number of cases of Lyme disease in the United States by more than 20% by mid-century.

Lyme-Bearing Ticks More Widespread in US Than Thought

Lyme-Bearing Ticks More Widespread in US Than Thought

Ticks capable of transmitting Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses have been identified in dozens of places across the US where the pests had never previously been recorded.

Synovial Fluid Cell Counts Do Not Accurately Differentiate Arthritis Types

Synovial Fluid Cell Counts Do Not Accurately Differentiate Arthritis Types

Accurate and rapid diagnostics methods are needed to inform initial clinical decision making for patients with hip monoarthritis.

Lingering Symptoms May Persist After Treatment of Lyme Disease

Lingering Symptoms May Persist After Treatment of Lyme Disease

Research might explain why lingering symptoms after therapy for treating Lyme disease occur.

Adverse Effects Linked to Chronic Lyme Disease Treatments

Adverse Effects Linked to Chronic Lyme Disease Treatments

During the treatment for chronic Lyme disease, serious bacterial infections have been documented.

Natural Compounds With Anti-Borreliae Effects Identified

Natural Compounds With Anti-Borreliae Effects Identified

Polyphenols (baicalein, luteolin, and rosmarinic acid) and fatty acids (monolaurin and 10-HAD), and micronutrients (iodine and vitamins D3 and C) in combination with doxycycline were effective anti-borreliae substrates

Results From the Persistent Lyme Empiric Antibiotic Study

Results From the Persistent Lyme Empiric Antibiotic Study

Data from the Persistent Lyme Empiric Antibiotic Study Europe (PLEASE) trial assessed whether longer term use of certain antibiotics resulted in improvements in health-related quality of life after open-label treatment with ceftriaxone.

Additional Primary Sign of Lyme Disease Identified

Additional Primary Sign of Lyme Disease Identified

Additional symptom identified for early treatment of this potentially serious bacterial infection.

Lyme Disease a Continued Public Health Challenge

Lyme Disease a Continued Public Health Challenge

In the United States, the highest outpatient incidence of Lyme disease was seen among boys aged 5 to 9 years and adults aged 60 to 64 years

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