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With Pennsylvania leading the nation in reported cases of Lyme disease, PA Department of Health Secretary Karen Murphy today called for increased awareness about this serious disease and outlined the department...

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The Lyme disease advocacy group, Focus on Lyme, says they have partnered with Phoenix, Arizona-based, Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to develop a more accurate Lyme diagnostic tool...

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The Netherlands is the first country where the burden of disease due to Lyme disease has been determined. The burden of disease is a measure for the number of lost healthy life years caused by a disease....

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The bacteria that cause Lyme disease are able to trick an animal’s immune system into not launching a full-blown immune response or developing lasting immunity to the disease, report researchers at the...

Following a report nearly two months ago concerning the detection of Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease being present in blacklegged (deer) ticks in all 67 counties of Pennsylvania,...

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Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Kelly Ayotte (R.-N.H.) introduced legislation Thursday to increase public awareness and strengthen efforts to combat tick-borne diseases – a significant...

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Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today reminded Pennsylvanians that that they should take the proper precautions to protect themselves against Lyme disease as the summer outdoor season begins. Today...

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Fundamental research into the causes and cures of post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome now has its first home base at a major U.S. medical research center with the launch of the Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease...

The contentiousness of the infectious bacterial disease/syndrome, Lyme disease, unlike other infectious diseases,  has been a source of conflict between the “establishment” medical community...

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For the first time, blacklegged (deer) ticks have now been observed in all 67 counties of Pennsylvania, according to researchers at The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The range expansion...