Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tick-borne disease research receives global boost

A unique scientific resource for the study of ticks and tick-borne diseases has moved to the University of Liverpool with exciting plans for international expansion.

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What you need to know about flea and tick bites this summer

While flea and tick bites usually are a problem that you hear about with dogs and cats, they are becoming a growing concern in humans as well. Baylor College of Medicine infectious diseases expert Dr. Laila Woc-Colburn tells ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coming this summer: More ticks and a deadly new tick-borne disease

(HealthDay)—Scientists have a double-shot of bad news about ticks: There's a new, and potentially fatal, tick-borne illness called Powassan, and this summer looks like it might be one of the worst on record for an increase ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: El Nino could boost Lyme disease in western US

The big shifts in rain and warmth caused by El Nino and La Nina conditions may boost Lyme disease and intestinal infections in parts of the United States, a new study suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert warns of new tick-borne disease

As spring awakens here in UConn country, so do the ticks. UConn veterinarian, researcher, and tick-borne disease expert Dr. Sandra Bushmich recently answered questions about ticks and the diseases they carry in this area, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Project to track rising threat of Lyme disease

Vets across the UK are set to take part in the Big Tick Project, the largest nationwide collection of ticks from dogs in a bid to help scientists, led by Professor Richard Wall at the University of Bristol, track what is ...

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