Lyme Disease 12 Million Years Older Than Humans

Lyme Disease 12 Million Years Older Than Humans

Researchers have announced the discovery of evidence suggesting that Lyme disease is approximately 15 millions years old. The evidence, preserved in fossilized ticks that were embedded in amber, was found in the present-day Dominican Republic. The discovery, published in the journal Historical Biology in April, suggests that Lyme disease as well as various tick-borne diseases may have been causing illnesses […]

Chronic Lyme: More Than a Naturally Occurring Disease?

Chronic Lyme: More Than a Naturally Occurring Disease?

Last week there was a protest in Arlington, Virginia where a group of  chronic Lyme Disease sufferers, along with many local news stations, gathered around the sidewalks in front of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) building. This was long expected following a publicized investigation in 2008 by Attorney General Richard Blumenthal who discovered flaws in […]

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