CORRECTION: Viral Genetics Pursues Promising New Therapy for Lyme Disease With Grant from Time for Lyme, Inc.
SAN MARINO, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On April 16, 2009 and March 18, 2009, biotechnology firm Viral Genetics, Inc. (Pink Sheets: VRAL) announced "that the company is pursing a promising new therapy for Lyme
Disease with funding from Time for Lyme, Inc., and the Turn Corner Foundati...
Haverford Wellness Center Launches Web Site Devoted to Accurate Diagnosis and Proper Treatment to Cure Lyme Disease
The Haverford Wellness Center, one of the nation's leaders in diagnosing and treating Lyme
disease, has launched a new website devoted to providing the most up-to-date information on the accurate diagnosis and treatment and cure of this highly debated disease.
As Earth Warms, Lyme Disease Could Flourish
Study warns that climate changes affect deer tick's life cycle,,
THURSDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) -- Global warming may increase the severity of Lyme
disease by changing the feeding habits of the deer ticks that transmit it, new research has found.
During its two-year life span, ...
Turn the Corner Foundation Rings in Lyme Disease Awareness Month Early at NYSE on April 23, 2009
Early Detection and Treatment of Lyme
NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Turn the Corner Foundation (TTC), a leading national charity dedicated to Lyme
disease research and healthcare provider education, will ring in Lyme
Disease Awareness Month (LDAM) at the New York...
Recovered Lyme Disease and US Track and Field Athlete Attends Movie Premiere of LymeLife
In New York City- Athlete and Lymelife's writer and producer have something in common- Lyme
Disease advocate and athlete, Perry Fields, attends first major movie about Lyme
Disease. Wanting to celebrate the movie and to decide for herself if the potrayal of Lyme
Disease is correct,...
Researchers identify cell group key to Lyme disease arthritis
SAN DIEGO (December 3, 2008) A research team led by the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology and Albany Medical College has illuminated the important role of natural killer (NK) T cells in Lyme
disease, demonstrating that the once little understood white blood cells are central to clearing...
Turn the Corner Honors Andy Abrahams Wilson, Director of Under Our Skin, for His Dedication in the Fight Against Lyme Disease
Emmy Award-Winning Comedy Writer, Alan Zweibel, Keynote Speaker
NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last chance to buy tickets
for Turn the Corner Foundation's, http://www.turnthecorner.org, annual
gala, a fundraiser to help fight Lyme
disease. The big event, Unmask a
Cure, will b...
When Are Antibiotics for Lyme Disease Medically Necessary?
Guidelines downplay antibiotic treatment for longstanding symptoms
PORTLAND, Ore., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As good weather brings people
outdoors and into the woods, it also exposes them to tick bites that can
result in Lyme
disease, one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in
Lyme Lies: Allen Steere's horrifying comments regarding Lyme disease in last week's commencement address
Commentary by T.L. Kittle
LOS ANGELES, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As some people are already aware,
there's a debate going on regarding Lyme
disease (it's actually more like a
war) regarding who should be treated for Lyme
disease and how long that
treatment should be.
Injectable Antibiotic Protects Against Lyme Disease in Mice
Study raises prospect of new treatment for tick-borne diseases in people
FRIDAY, April 4 (HealthDay News) -- One injection of a long-acting version of the antibiotic doxycycline appears to protect mice from developing the tick-borne illnesses Lyme
disease or anaplasmosis, new animal re...
Lyme in Medical Products
PreVue B. Burgdorferi Antibody Detection Assay for Lyme Disease
Description: For the qualitative detection of IgG/IgM antibodies to B. burgdorferi...
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ImmunoWELL Measles (Recombinant) IgM Test
Description:...EIA) for the qualitative and/or semiquantitative detection of Borrelia burgdorferi
IgM antibodies in serum and is used as an aid in the diagnosis of lyme
ImmunoWELL Borrelia (Lyme) Test
Description:...tive and/or semiquantitative detection of Borrelia burgdorferi total antibodies (IgG, IgM, and IgA) in serum and is used as an aid in the diagnosis of lyme
C6 B. burgdorferi (Lyme) ELISA Kit
Description:...ecent studies have shown that the C6 peptide is a sensitive and specific marker for antibody to B. burgdorferi sensu lato and for the serodiagnosis of lyme
As the C6 antigen represents a defined sequence within the protein, cross-reactivity with antigens found in other organisms is greatly ...
MarDx® Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) IgG & IgM Test System
Description:... are supportive evidence of infection with B. burgdorferi. The diagnosis of lyme
disease should be made based on history and symptoms (such as erythema migr...egative results (either first or second-tier) should not be used to exclude lyme
Trinity Biotech Captia™ B. burgdorferi IgG/IgM ELISA
Description:...s with signs and symptoms that are consistent with lyme
disease. Equivocal or positive results must be sup...and can be used to support a clinical diagnosis of lyme
disease. The diagnosis of lyme
disease must be made based on history, signs (such...
Wampole PreVue B. Burgdorferi Antibody Detection Assay
Description:...e Wampole PreVue B. burgdorferi antibody detection test a logical choice for use in clinical laboratories and physician's offices. Faster diagnosis of lyme
disease allows for faster antibiotic treatment and better patient outcomes....
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Lyme in Biological News
EPA funds ground-breaking Lyme disease research
New York, NY In the United States, Lyme
disease is the most frequently reported disease that can be passed from animals to humans. These animal-borne diseases can make people very sick, and proper anticipation of disease outbreaks and effective intervention are crucial to protecting the public. S...
A new view on Lyme disease: Rodents hold the key to annual risk
In the United States, Lyme
disease incidence has skyrocketed from 497 cases reported in 1982 (the first year national statistics were collected) to a record 23,763 in 2002.
disease, like other zoonoses, is transmitted by a vector that picks up the pathogen during a blood meal from a verte...
UCI awarded $45 million for infectious disease research
...es carried by animals and acquired by humans through either direct contact or an insect or tick. These include tularemia (also known as rabbit fever), lyme
disease, West Nile encephalitis and Lassa fever.
Improved detection of and vaccine development for coccidioidomycosis (also known as valley fever)...
Eugene-Springfield face Upper Willamette climate threats
...of asthma and other respiratory problems. Increasing temperatures will mean more risk from insect-borne diseases such as West Nile from mosquitoes and lyme
disease from ticks, as well as the risk of increased heat stroke and cardiovascular problems, especially for people without access to air conditioning...
Tiny details in three dimensions
...symptoms in joints, muscles and the nervous system the bacteria that cause lyme
borreliosis, which 80,000 people in Germany contract every year. Heidelberg...mpared the characteristics of the three human pathogenic species that cause lyme
borreliosis that occur in Europe and cause varying symptoms. While in North...
A natural, alternative insect repellent to DEET
...ound to effectively deter biting of mosquitoes and to repel ticks, both of which are known spreaders of diseases such as malaria, West Nile virus, and lyme
Derivatives of isolongifolenone have been widely and safely used as fragrances in cosmetics, perfumes, deodorants, and paper products, and ...
Grazing animals help spread plant disease
...lated diseases or other issues that are poorly understood an increase in the abundance of white-footed mice, for instance, has been shown to increase lyme
disease risk in humans.
In this study, scientists examined the effect of herbivores and omnivores such as mule deer, rabbits and feral pigs on the ...
New CU-Boulder study shows diversity decreases chances of parasitic disease
...hown that a decrease in diversity in mammal host species for ticks carrying lyme
disease increases the risk of lyme
disease in humans, Johnson said. Similar relationships between wildlife div...
Study: Bird diversity lessens human exposure to West Nile Virus
...oral candidate in biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. "The mechanisms are similar to those described for the ecology of lyme
disease. Most birds are poor reservoirs for West Nile Virus, and so mosquito bites taken on them are 'wasted' from the perspective of the virus. Wher...
LSUHSC awarded patent for compound inhibiting cancer and other diseases
... occlusion in the eye, infections of the retina, hyperparathyroidism, carotid obstructive disease, chronic uveitis/vitritis, mycobacterial infections, lyme
disease, systemic lupus erythematosis, psoriasis, myopia, optic pits, Stargarts disease, chronic retinal detachment, hyperviscosity syndrome, toxopla...