In this section, the Lyme Disease Association (LDA) brings to your attention news on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases’ science that is being published in peer-review, news from Lyme organizations on events they are providing, other Lyme-related sources, and news from government sources that might impact the general public or those whose lives have been affected by tick-borne diseases. The LDA attempts to bring you factual information from credible sources with its news items. If the item is an opinion piece, that is generally noted. See submenu of News to the right.
Johns Hopkins Center for Psychedelic & Consciousness Research announced in its Summer 2022 Newsletter a new study opportunity. Patients suffering from Post-Treatment Lyme Disease in the Baltimore area who continue […]
Cureus, (Tejaswi V, et al.) published “Atypical Presentation of Babesiosis With Neurological Manifestations as Well as Hematological Manifestations” on July 13, 2022. In this article, authors present the atypical manifestations of […]
In a Brain and Behavior study by Sigurdardottir, A. H., et al, August 26, 2022, researchers looked at fatigue and cognitive impairment after treatment of patients with neuroborreliosis in a […]
Meghan Leber, et al., published a study in Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases that examined the theory that B. burgdorferi sensu stricto was already present in populations of Peromyscus leucopus (white-footed mouse) in western Virginia and North Carolina before the relatively recent emergence of Lyme disease in this region of the U.S.
Elizabeth M. Hammond, et al., published a study investigating the correlation between persistent Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb), infections, and CD4 T cell responses in Current Opinion in Immunology.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a four-year grant in the amount of $2.1 million to Washington State University so that researchers there may further develop methods for the prevention of Lyme disease and anaplasmosis, another common tick-borne coinfection.