Doctors Working On Possible Breakthrough Vaccine Against Disease-Carrying Ticks, Lyme Disease“First it will K-O the bacterium inside the tick, further it will also stop the conveyor belt that gets the Lyme into you and finally, it will also block Lyme even once its inside the body,” Dr. Schutzer explained.
New Study Provides Medical Professionals Valuable Information On Types Of Ticks In Suffolk CountyThe results are in for a three-year study of ticks in Suffolk County. It found a wide array of diseases that the arachnids carry, not just Lyme disease.
Tips To Avoid Lyme Disease Amid Highest Outbreak In 2 DecadesExpert explains how New Jersey is a perfect habitat for the explosion of deer ticks, the bug that spreads the disease.
Lyme Disease Has Spread To All 50 States, Report FindsA new report has found that the tick-borne illness Lyme disease has been detected in all 50 states and cases continue to rise.
Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
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When It Comes To Tick Season, Prevention Is KeyIf you do notice one, don’t panic. It takes 24 to 48 hours for a tick to transmit Lyme, but you should pull gently to remove them immediately.
Study: Most Pet Owners Oblivious To Dangers Posed From Tick-Borne DiseasesDespite Lyme and other tick-borne diseases being on the rise, a new study found that pet owners are alarmingly unaware of the dangers of the pests.
Lyme Disease In New Jersey At Its Highest Level In 2 DecadesThere were more than 5,000 reported cases of Lyme disease last year across New Jersey -- a 17 percent jump from the previous year.
Experts: When Checking For Ticks Don't Discount Short-Grass Sports FieldsHealth experts say just because your child is playing on a well-manicured sports field, it doesn't mean you shouldn't fear ticks.
Tick-Borne Diseases Rising, Here's How To Prevent InfectionThe CDC says that if a tick is found attached to you early enough, there is still time to avoid infection.
'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
The Tick Project: First-Of-Its-Kind Experiment Aims To Reduce Tick PopulationResearchers want to know if treating entire neighborhoods will mean fewer cases of Lyme disease and other tick-related illnesses.
New & Improved Testing Could Make Detecting Lyme Disease EasierResearchers released important news that may make Lyme disease much easier to diagnose.
Ticks Pose Risk For Lyme Disease Even As Weather Cools, Experts SayJust because the calendar says September doesn't mean you can stop worrying about ticks.