Topic: Lyme Disease

Lyme disease
Apr 18 2017

Researchers explore new treatments for Lyme disease

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

Some disease ecologists are projecting that this spring and summer will bring an increased risk for Lyme disease in the Northeast U.S. Although approximately 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by state health departments each year, those reports account for only a fraction of the... Read More

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Diagnosing Lyme disease
Jun 2 2015

Study finds another reason why Lyme disease may be difficult to diagnose

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

According to recent statistics from studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 300,000 people are infected with the bacterium that causes Lyme disease each year in the United States, though only about 30,000 cases are reported to the CDC. The disease can be difficult to diagnose because many of its... Read More

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