Hart C., et al, published “Powassan Virus Lineage I in Field-Collected Dermacentor variabilis Ticks, New York, USA, in Emerging Infectious Diseases, on January 13, 2023. Powassan virus (POWV) is a […]
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IScience, (Adams,Y; et al.) published “3D blood-brain barrier-organoids as a model for Lyme neuroborreliosis highlighting genospecies dependent organotropism,” on December 19, 2022. This is an Open Access publication. Summary: “Lyme […]
The Journal of Inflammation (JMI), (Parthasarathy, G; et al.) published “The FGF/FGFR system in the microglial neuroinflammation with Borrelia burgdorferi: likely intersectionality with other neurological conditions,” January 17, 2023. In […]
Sandip De, et al, published “A high-quality Ixodes scapularis genome advances tick science” in Nature Genetics on January 19, 2023. The researchers sought to decipher a high-quality genome to gain better knowledge of tick biology and aid in the development of anti-tick methods.
An article in bayjournal.com, “Study: Controlled burns reduce ticks, Lyme disease” was published on Jan 13, 2023, written by Ad Crable. The article covers a study published in Ecological Applications in which researchers from Penn State, the U.S. Forest Service and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection demonstrated that “more use of prescribed burns on public and private forests could help reduce both the numbers of ticks and incidence of the disease.”
Jay Holmgren, Ph.D., MHI, et al, published “Association Between Billing Patient Portal Messages as e-Visits and Patient Messaging Volume” online, in JAMA, on January 6, 2023. The purpose of the study was to analyze the utilization of clinician-initiated e-visit billing which expanded following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers sought to better understand the level at which clinicians adopted the revised billing protocols as they related to patient messaging behavior.
Shannon L. Delaney, Lilly A. Murray, and Brian A. Fallon published the chapter “Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Tick-Borne Diseases” in the book series Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences on December 14, 2022. The chapter’s focal point is on the neuropsychiatric facets of Lyme disease, which are less recognized by doctors and commonly overlooked. The aim of the researchers is to offer a more extensive education about the prospective intricacy, severity, and wide-ranging symptom manifestations of tick-borne diseases.
Marianne Gorlyn, et al., published “Language Fluency Deficits in Post-treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome” in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology on December 12, 2022. The goal of the study was to ascertain whether language fluency deficits could be explained by poor performance in these other neurocognitive areas as well as to determine whether they are secondary to poor memory and slowing rather than an independent deficit.
Mikhail Y.Kartashov, et al., published “Novel Flavi-like virus in ixodid ticks and patients in Russia” in Volume 14, Issue 2 of Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases on December 5, 2022 (Version of Record December 16, 2022).
News Medical published “Specific bacteria in the bladder may indicate who is more prone to recurrent UTIs” on December 13, 2022, outlining the results of a study out of The University of Texas at Dallas.