While most tick bites do not transmit infectious disease, some very serious infections can be contracted from the bite of this vector. There are more than a dozen tickborne diseases in the United States...

An NBC report last week said the rate of Lyme Disease infection in ticks tested so far in 2017 is up by 40 percent compared to 2016 in Connecticut, according to scientists. Researchers with the Connecticut...

Last month, The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a three-year, $800,000 grant to explore predictive analytic techniques using data collected by the MyLymeData patient registry. LymeDisease.org...

Toronto Public Health has seen an increase in the number of cases of Lyme disease acquired in the Rouge Valley area and is reminding residents to protect themselves against blacklegged tick bites and...

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States, but it can be confused with similar conditions, including Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness (STARI). A team...

Lyme disease is among the most contentious of topics in health and medicine. How did a bacterial infection turn into one of the the most controversial and virulent medico-political battles in medical...

A study, originally published in January in the journal, PLoS One, looked at the differences in geographical distribution of Lyme disease. Researchers suggests that under environmentally-realistic...

Pennsylvania Lyme Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf reminded residents Thursday they can take steps to prevent mosquito and tick bites, highlighting the increase of Lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania over...

U.S. Reps. John Katko (NY-24) and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) last week announced bipartisan legislation to increase tick-borne illness prevention and improve public health efforts in states like...

From 2007 to 2016, private insurance claim lines with diagnoses of Lyme disease increased 185 percent in rural areas and 40 percent in urban areas, according to data from FAIR Health, a national, independent,...