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Lyme Disease and Mental Illness: Infections Causing Eating Disorders and PANS
June 11, 2021
Written by Daniel A. Kinderlehrer, MD. for Psychology Today   KEY POINTS Eating disorders are on the rise: From 1999 to 2006 there was a 119% increase in hospitalizations in children related to eating...
Comprehensive New Study: Immune Response to Borrelia and Lessons from Lyme Disease Spirochetes
June 10, 2021
If Lyme disease is the great imitator, then Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of this tick-borne infection, is the great educator. Sir William Osler, the Canadian physician, described as the F...
GLA Debuts New Radio Campaign
June 4, 2021
The Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) has executed a comprehensive radio media campaign, aimed at raising awareness for our mission to serve the Lyme Community! Our first :30 second radio ad played during th...
Reps. Delgado, Smith, Zeldin Introduce Bipartisan “Stamp Out Lyme Disease Act” to Raise Funds for Lyme Disease Research
May 27, 2021
RHINEBECK  – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19), Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), and Rep. Lee Zeldin (NY-01) introduced the Stamp Out Lyme Disease Act, bipartisan legislation to raise funds ...
GLA Lyme Education Ambassadors Raising Lyme Disease Awareness
May 25, 2021
Our education Ambassadors play an important role in strengthening our efforts to protect people from Lyme disease As we work together to spread awareness, we drive change. This is especially true when...
Important Study Finds Lyme Disease Bacteria in Brain and Spinal Cord Even After Treatment
May 25, 2021
A new study published in Frontiers in Neurology, led by Dr. Monica Embers of Tulane University demonstrated the presence of B. burgdorferi (the bacterium that causes Lyme disease) in the postmortem br...
Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. gets FDA approval for studying an oral therapeutic that prohibits Lyme disease
May 21, 2021
New investigational drug for preventing Lyme disease has been approved by the FDA for a study. The FDA has recently approved a study on Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s investigational new drug for prev...
GLA Radio Ad to Air During the Super Bowl
February 5, 2021
Get ready for the Super Bowl! Listen below to GLA's new radio ad which will air for 30 seconds during the super bowl coverage this Sunday on Westwood One/SiriusXM! Global Lyme Alliance · GLA Super Bow...
Historic Increase in Lyme Disease Funding Passed by Congress
December 31, 2020
The Federal Government plans to spend $91M in 2021 vs. $55M in 2020, a 65% increase in spending on Lyme disease. Congratulations to Lyme advocates in the U.S. who played a key role in getting historic...
Family Gives Multimillion-Dollar Grant To Fund Research at MIT for Lyme Disease
December 16, 2020
A family’s health trauma translates into a mission to solve a chronic health problem suffered by more than two million Americans. Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the United Sta...
Watch “The Monster Inside Me” Trailer
December 10, 2020
A look into what it's like to live with chronic Lyme. The Monster Inside Me is a full length feature film about Lyme disease, its effects on everyday people, and their hard-fought relationships. The f...
UMass Amherst Scientists to Develop New Way to Do Tick Surveillance
September 30, 2020
Scientists at UMass Amherst receive grant from the NIH to capture the outdoor locations of people with tick-borne diseases A University of Massachusetts Amherst infectious disease epidemiologist has r...
Yale Scientists Unlock New Insight Into the Lyme Disease Bacterium
September 11, 2020
Scientists at Yale have unlocked a 50-year puzzle of how the Lyme bacterium spreads harmful disease. Published this week in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, scholars from the
Ranger Ready Launches New Clothing-Worn Insect Repellent
September 2, 2020
GLA's tick bite prevention partner, Ranger Ready Repellents is expanding its mission to stem the alarming increase of vector-borne diseases by launching their new clothing-worn repellent with Ranger R...
New Laboratory Test for Lyme Disease Could Be a Game Changer
August 28, 2020
ZEUS Scientific announces FDA clearance of its ZEUS Borrelia Modified Two-Tiered Testing™ algorithm, a paradigm shift in lab testing for Lyme disease. ZEUS Scientific, a leading global diagnostic solu...
In the Uncertainties of Lyme Testing, Lessons for Covid-19
June 19, 2020
The coronavirus testing debacle, much like early Lyme testing, is a reminder that diagnostics aren’t perfect.   By Carrie Arnold, Undark, June 17, 2020
Scientists synthesise tick spit protein for first time
June 1, 2020
An interesting new study of tick evasins shows how they enhance their anti-inflammatory effect. Besides helping us to understand tick feeding better, these findings could be lead to the development of...
The Importance Of Being 'Tick Aware' As You Head Outdoors
May 15, 2020
Social distancing outdoors can come with its own set of risks—researchers say watch out for ticks.   By Sabrina Garone, WSHU.org, May 14, 2020 People have taken extra precautions to avoid making thems...
The Most Common Lyme Disease Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore, According to Doctors
May 14, 2020
The signs of this common tick-borne illness go beyond a red rash.   By Marygrace Taylor, Prevention.com, May 13, 2020 Lyme disease is the most common  tick-borne illness in the United States, affectin...
Does more outdoor time increase risk of ticks?
May 7, 2020
Research Survey: With more people hiking during pandemic, ticks are hitching rides home   by Allyson Mann, UGA Today, May 5, 2020 photo: Lone star tick (UGA file photo) When a woman posted on social m...
Rep. Chris Smith Letter to NIH and HHS About COVID-19 and Lyme Disease
April 18, 2020
Representative Christopher H. Smith of New Jersey wrote a letter to the National Institute of Health's National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Disease Director Dr. Anthony Fauci and Department...
Many Lyme Disease Cases Go Unreported. A New Model Could Help Change That.
March 6, 2020
By Carla Cantor for Columbia News Researchers have drawn on 17 years of data to develop a model that identifies areas in which the tick-borne illness is likely to emerge. The Centers for Disease Contr...
CDC Update: Pregnancy and Lyme Disease
March 4, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated its official information regarding pregnancy and Lyme disease, specifically maternal-fetal transmission of Lyme disease. The CDC now acknowledges that "Un...
First Statewide Tick Study Finds Lyme Disease in Half of All Deer Ticks Collected
March 4, 2020
By Siobhan McGirl • Published March 3, 2020 for NBC Connecticut Jamie Cantoni is walking through a dirt path. She is on a mission. Her entire body is covered in tick-repellent clothing. A white cloth ...
Senators Collins, Smith Urge Quick Implementation of Tick Act
January 13, 2020
P ress Release: January 10, 2020  Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tina Smith (D-MN) sent a letter to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to urg...
UMD Collaborates on New Dept. of Defense Grant to Study Tick-borne Infection using 3-D Models of Human Blood Vessels
October 25, 2019
An exciting new project by GLA’s Scientific Advisory Board member Dr. Utpal Pal, Professor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Maryland was announced. This project, funded by a grant from the ...
NIH strategic research plan addresses growing tick-borne diseases threat
October 21, 2019
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced strategic plans to address the growing tick-borne disease threat. They identified five priority areas of focus, including improving basic science know...
Interview: Talia Jackson and GLA CEO Scott Santarella on FOX 5
October 11, 2019
Actress Talia Jackson shares her personal story of being diagnosed with and living with Lyme disease on Good Day NY, FOX 5. She is joined by GLA CEO Scott Santarella. Talia currently stars in the Netf...
Progress in New Ionica Sciences Lyme Disease Diagnostic Test Funded by Global Lyme Alliance
September 18, 2019
Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) is excited to see progress in the development of a highly sensitive Lyme disease detection test that could help doctors diagnose the disease faster and more accurately. The ...
Ticks are spreading across the United States
September 6, 2019
by David Anderson and Benji Jones, Business Insider, September 6, 2019 Ticks are spreading across the US and and so are the dangerous diseases they carry - video and resources
Lyme Disease-Carrying White-Footed Mouse Could One Day Be Genetically Modified to Stop Spread of Tick-Borne Illness
July 25, 2019
By Kashmira Gander, Newsweek, July 24, 2019 Scientists believe they are a step closer to preventing the spread of Lyme disease after they mapped the genes of a species of mouse that helps to spread th...
Interview: Tick Bite Prevention Tips During Summer Months
July 24, 2019
Sara Tyghter, Global Lyme Alliance's Director of Education and Outreach, talks about tick bite prevention and Lyme disease awareness with Tony Savino on 1490AM WGCH radio. Below is an excerpt. Tony Sa...
CDC Agrees to Add Disclaimer to Lyme Disease Case Definition
July 22, 2019
Washington, DC – WEBWIRE – Monday, July 22, 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has agreed to add a disclaimer to the surveillance case definition for Lyme disease that it is “no...
Ranger Ready and Global Lyme Alliance Talk Tick Prevention on News12 CT
July 19, 2019
Chris Fuentes, founder and CEO, Ranger Ready Repellents and Scott Santarella, CEO, Global Lyme Alliance talk with News12 Connecticut about the importance of tick bite prevention, especially as we're a...
GLA Opens Competition for 2019-20 Lyme Disease Research Grants Applications
July 15, 2019
Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) officially opens its competition for the 2019-20 Lyme disease research grants applications today, July 15, 2019. GLA has awarded nearly $12 million in grants to scientists a...
Staggering Cost of Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Illnesses
July 10, 2019
An early and accurate diagnosis is essential in most effectively treating Lyme disease. New data shows the widespread impact, including cost, of a delayed or misdiagnosis.   From IGeneX press release,...
The New York Times: Don't Minimize Health Risks of Lyme Disease
July 9, 2019
The New York Times Opinion: Letters to the Editor July 9, 2019 Officers of the Global Lyme Alliance and a woman incapacitated by Lyme criticize an article depicting the disease as easy to treat.   To ...
New approaches may help solve the Lyme disease diagnosis dilemma
June 24, 2019
By Laura Beil, Science News, June 23, 2019 In 2005, Rachel Straub was a college student returning home from a three-week medical service mission in Central America. Soon after, she suffered a brutal c...
Possible Clue to Lyme Arthritis Found in People's Inflamed Joints
June 18, 2019
By Linda Carroll at nbcnews.com New study focused on people with Lyme arthritis, but findings may apply to chronic symptoms of the tick-borne disease. A small but significant number of people with Lym...
A New Tick-Borne Disease To Worry About
June 3, 2019
By Mayla Hsu, Ph.D., Director of Science & Research, GLA The list of tick-borne diseases expanded this week, with a new publication in the New England Journal of Medicine. Scientists based in Foshan, ...
Terminix Launches New Tick Defend System™ as Tick-Borne Diseases Intensify
April 29, 2019
Terminix partners with Genevieve Gorder and will donate 10 percent of new tick product sales to Global Lyme Alliance MEMPHIS, Tenn.--( BUSINESS WIRE)--Terminix, a leading provider of termite and pest ...
GLA-Funded Study Offers New Findings on Borrelia Persistence
March 27, 2019
Continuing its dominance in driving advances in our understanding of Borrelia burgdorferi persistence, Global Lyme Alliance funded a study by Monica E. Embers, Ph.D. (Tulane University) recently publi...
Burns & Wilcox Expands Partnership with PGA Golfers Webb Simpson and Jimmy Walker
February 13, 2019
Company to Donate Minimum of $50,000 to Support Sponsored Athletes’ Charities   Farmington Hills, Mich. (February 12, 2019) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and und...
New Study Shows Prevalence for Lyme Disease in Dogs Increasing
January 11, 2019
SALEM, Ore./PRNewswire-PRWeb A new study from the  Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), the leading source on parasitic diseases that threaten the health of pets and people, shows prevalence for ...
Can Biomarkers Be Used to Diagnose Stages of Lyme Disease?
December 22, 2018
Findings from GLA-funded research at Columbia University may be used to identify Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome patients   by Mayla Hsu, Ph.D., Director of Research and Science, GLA It is broadl...
Essential Oils From Garlic and Other Herbs and Spices Kill "Persister" Lyme Disease Bacteria
December 4, 2018
News Release from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health LABORATORY STUDY HINTS THAT PLANT COMPOUNDS MAY BE BETTER THAN CURRENT ANTIBIOTICS AT TREATING PERSISTENT LYME BACTERIA AND ASSOCIATED...
Federal Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Releases Its Report to Congress
November 19, 2018
The federal Tick-Borne Disease Working Group last week issued its first report to Congress, confirming what Lyme disease patients and their caregivers have known for decades—that there is a “serious a...
Global Lyme Alliance is Designs That Donate's Charity of the Month
November 1, 2018
Global Lyme Alliance is excited to be Designs That Donate's November Charity of the Month. Designs That Donate™ based in Purchase, NY, was originally founded by sisters- in-law Keri Starker and Farrel...
GLA teams with Dr. Benjamin Luft to develop Lyme disease diagnostic test
October 31, 2018
Lyme diagnostic assays can either be “Indirect tests”, which detect antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi (the bacterial spirochete that is the causative agent of Lyme disease) in blood or cerebral ...
GLA Awards Physician Education Grants for ILADS-Chicago
October 31, 2018
Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) has awarded grants to three (3) physicians to attend the 2018 ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases) Annual Conference on November 1-4, 2018 in Chicago, as part ...
GLA Funded Report Opens Pathways for Superior Diagnostic Tests for Lyme Disease
October 23, 2018
Global Lyme Alliance funded independent meeting whose report is opening up pathways for impactful superior diagnostic tests for Lyme disease.   For years, a Lyme disease diagnosis has been problematic...
Patent Issued for Stage-Specific Diagnostic Antigens and Assay for Lyme Disease
October 14, 2018
Richard T. Marconi Ph.D., a Global Lyme Alliance (GLA)-funded investigator and a member of GLA's Scientific Advisory Board, just received notice from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office of approval o...
Ground Breaking Recognition of Lyme Borreliosis in 11th International Classification of Diseases
September 5, 2018
Press Release by Jenna Luché-Thayer  On June 18, 2018 the World Health Organization (WHO) issued the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases or ICD11. WHO received over 10,000 pr...
New Invasive Tick Found In Connecticut
August 31, 2018
By Gregory B. Hladky, Originally published in the Hartford Courant Another invasive and disease-carrying tick has been discovered in Connecticut, but the good news is that the Asian longhorned tick pr...
Identifying Vancomycin as an Effective Antibiotic for Killing Borrelia burgdorferi
August 29, 2018
Identifying vancomycin as an effective antibiotic for killing Borrelia burgdorferi* Xiaoqian Wu, Bijaya Sharma, Samantha Niles, Kathleen O'Connor, Rebecca Schilling, Nicole Matluck, Anthony D'Onofrio,...
CDC Announces Additional funding to study Lyme disease
August 27, 2018
WASHINGTON ( ABC NEWS10) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is increasing funding for Lyme disease research by 12 percent, or a more than $1 million increase. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D...
Interview: Scott Santarella Discusses GLA's Research Grant Funding Milestone
July 14, 2018
GLA CEO Scott Santarella discusses GLA's recent Lyme disease research grant funding milestone and how GLA's research is impacting patients, with Tony Savino on 1490AM WGCH Radio. Below is an excerpt. ...
Deaths from bacterial disease in Puerto Rico spiked after Maria
July 3, 2018
Article from CNN.com Editor's Note: leptospirosis is a spirochete disease that Charles Chiu, MD, PhD, on our Scientifc Advisory Board, has worked on. He designed a rapid diagnostic technique that save...
VIDEO: New York state to invest $1M in fight against Lyme disease
June 29, 2018
New York state is setting aside a record $1 million dollars to boost efforts to fight Lyme Disease. Lawmakers are touting the investment as a major victory in the battle with the tick-borne disease bu...
Summer campers face deadly ticks and mosquitoes
June 25, 2018
By Elizabeth Cohen and John Bonifield Originally appeared on CNN, June 24, 2018 In many parts of the United States, this weekend marks the start of summer sleepaway camp season, which means swimming, ...
GLA Achieves Lyme Research Milestone
June 21, 2018
This month marks an important milestone for Global Lyme Alliance, Lyme disease research, and most importantly, Lyme patients.   GLA and its predecessor organizations Lyme Research Alliance and Tick-Bo...
Honorable Chamber of Senators (Paraguay) honors GLA Board Member, Norma Albospino-Russo
June 8, 2018
Press release by Gabriela Delvalle Aguero for the Senators Chamber, Republic of Paraguay, June 7, 2018, with translation by GLA staff Senators pay homage to Norma Albospino (Russo) for her humanitaria...
Owner of Little Birdies Boutique in Georgetown, D.C., Launches New Children’s Clothing Line
June 6, 2018
The Pineapple Sunshine clothing line is designed for fashionable parents and their children
UPDATE: Illinois Lawmakers Approve Physician Exemption For Lyme Disease
June 1, 2018
By  JACLYN DRISCOLL originally published on NPRillinois.org Update: The measure heads to Governor Bruce Rauner's desk. Sponsor state Sen. Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) has not yet heard whether the governor...
GLA Launches New Lyme Disease Awareness Campaign in Prestigious National Magazines
April 25, 2018
Three noted Lyme warriors are the focus of GLA’s new Lyme disease awareness ads To kick off Lyme Disease Awareness month, GLA released three new Public Service Announcement (PSA) ads in Conde Nast and
Baccarat Supports Team Member with Lyme Disease Awareness and Fundraising Event in Greenwich
April 23, 2018
Baccarat partners with Global Lyme Alliance to promote Lyme Disease Awareness   Last January, Claire Benoist d’Etiveaud, working in the New York office of Baccarat, the French crystal manufacturer, fa...
Global Warming Means More Pathogens
April 10, 2018
By William Quarles Originally printed in The IPM Practioner, Volume XXXV, Number 7/8 (January 2017) Republished with permission by the author Global warming is contributing to the spread of human path...
Mary Beth Pfeiffer: Ticks getting a warmer welcome
April 9, 2018
From CTpost.com Mary Beth Pfeiffer, an investigative journalist, is the author of “Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change.” She is an honorary chairperson of the Global Lyme Alliance gala in Green...
New point-of-care test quickly detects Lyme neuroborreliosis
April 6, 2018
Press Release from the UNIVERSITY OF TURKU Promising news for detecting antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi. The diagnosis of Lyme disease in cerebrospinal fluid of potential neuroborreliosis pati...
How a protein helps bacteria outsmart the human immune system
April 3, 2018
From ScienceDaily, April 2, 2018 Findings have major implications for tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease Researchers have uncovered a mechanism by which the bacteria that cause Lyme disease persist...
As She Continues Her Fight With Lyme Disease, Singer-Songwriter Marina Morgan Is Ready to Complicate Her Survivor Narrative
March 9, 2018
Singer-songwriter Marina Morgan received GLA’s Star Light Award at the 2017 GLA Greenwich Gala, created to honor individuals who have lent their voices to the fight against Lyme disease. Morgan's stor...
Must Watch: Florida TV anchorwoman's battle with Lyme disease
February 20, 2018
Nicole Sommavilla is a Multimedia journalist for Suncoast News Network in Sarasota, Florida. A multi-part series aired on SNN giving us an inside look into her own travails with Lyme. Click below to w...
Ticks found along Lopez Canyon hiking trail test positive for tularemia or ‘rabbit fever’
February 14, 2018
by KUSI Newsroom SAN DIEGO, SORRENTO VALLEY (KUSI) — Several ticks caught on the popular Lopez Canyon hiking trail in Sorrento Valley have tested positive for tularemia, a potentially deadly bacterial...
Assemblymember Barrett: Lyme Literate Doctors Should be Represented at State DOH Tick-borne Disease Meetup
February 8, 2018
From the Office of Assemblymember Didi Barrett Contact:  Rich Stein (Chief of Staff)  (845) 454-1703 or  steinr@nyassembly.gov Barrett Calls on NY State Health Commissioner to Include International Ly...
What Makes the Bacteria Behind Lyme Disease Tick?
February 7, 2018
Originally published by UCONN.edu by Jessica McBride, Office of the Vice President for Research Connecticut residents are far too familiar with Lyme disease, but the ins and outs of how humans become ...
Study Shows Evidence of Severe and Lingering Symptoms in Some after Treatment for Lyme Disease
February 2, 2018
This study funded in part by Global Lyme Alliance could spur further investigation into the cause of persistent symptoms, a source of medical controversy. News release from Johns Hopkins Medicine In a...
Lone star ticks not guilty in spread of Lyme disease
February 1, 2018
Researchers cite 30 years' worth of evidence to clear up misconception of lone star tick as Lyme vector Not all ticks are alike -- particularly when it comes to their role in spreading Lyme disease.
Tick-Borne Disease Working Group: Highlights from First Meeting
December 18, 2017
The Tick-Borne Disease Working Group held its first meetings in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 and Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017.   History was made earlier last week when the federal Tick-Borne D...
Graduate student puts Lyme disease in the limelight
November 13, 2017
from The DePaulia, November 13, 2017 by Amber Colon In February, graduate student Alex Moresco got a diagnosis that would change the course of her life. Since then, Moresco has dedicated a large porti...
Lyme bug stronger than antibiotics in animals and test tubes. Now study people.
November 3, 2017
from Huffington Post, November 2, 2017 by Mary Beth Pfeiffer Investigative journalist Mary Beth Pfeiffer speaks with GLA research grantees Dr. Monica Embers, Dr. Ying Zhang, Dr. Brian Fallon and Dr. K...
Tick Bite Prevention Program Led to Better Summer Camp Experience
November 1, 2017
How new tick bite prevention and awareness program kept kids safer at summer camp   Kids at camp love outdoor adventures such as hiking through dense forests, lying on leaf litter to stare at night-ti...
Biting Back at the Invisible Disease with Ally Hilfiger
October 12, 2017
Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) Chairman Rob Kobre and GLA board member Ally Hilfiger sit down with Cheddar TV to discuss the threat of Lyme disease and GLA's plan to conquer Lyme and other tick-borne dise...
FOX 5 Coverage of Global Lyme Alliance New York Gala with Marisol and Rob Thomas
October 12, 2017
2017 Global Lyme Alliance New York Gala   Watch interview with Marisol and Rob Thomas with Rosanna Scott and Lori Stokes on FOX 5 Good Day NY Watch Rosanna's coverage from the red carpet of 2017 Globa...
Researcher says tick-borne disease Borrelia has grown exponentially in Finland
October 6, 2017
from UUTISET, October  5, 2017   New research finds that ticks are not only becoming more common in Finland but incidents of the tick-borne disease Borrelia - also known as Lyme disease - has grown ex...
Ticks Are Tougher, Nastier Than You Thought
September 28, 2017
from Infectious Disease Special Edition, September 27, 2017 by IDSE News Staff Ticks are nasty little survivors, outlasting even dinosaurs as they resist drought, tolerate cold and go for months witho...
Rob Thomas on Marisol’s 14-Year Lyme Disease Battle: ‘It’s Like a Weird Alien Inhabited My Wife’
September 21, 2017
from ETOnline, September 21, 2017 by Leena Tailor Rocking out, side of stage, while her husband, Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas, performed in Chula Vista, California, Marisol Thomas may have appe...
Can the Acorn Predict Lyme Disease?
September 20, 2017
from JSTOR, September 19, 2017 by Kristen French A look at the connection between acorns and Lyme disease, highlighting the work of GLA Scientific Advisory Board member Rick Ostfeld   You might have h...
Wildlife loss and climate change can synergistically increase tick abundance
September 7, 2017
from Phys.org, September 6, 2017 by Julie Cohen Wildlife loss and climate change can synergistically increase tick abundance and the risk of tick-borne disease   Around the world, ticks are one of the...
Man Dies of Tick-Borne Illness
August 23, 2017
from News-Times, August 22, 2017 by Barry Lytton NEW MILFORD — An increasingly common tick-borne disease took the life of a New Milford man this month, and health experts warn that more cases are like...
It’s High Time for Ticks, Which Are Spreading Diseases Farther
July 25, 2017
from The New York Times, July 24, 2017 by Aneri Pattani SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — This town is under siege from tiny invaders.
Interview: Sara Tyghter Discusses GLA's Be Tick Aware Prevention Program
July 20, 2017
Sara Tyghter, Director of Education and Outreach with Global Lyme Alliance, talks about GLA's Be Tick Aware Prevention Program with Tony Savino on 1490AM WGCH Radio. Below is an excerpt.   Tony Savino...
Inaugural Teed Off At Lyme Golf Event A Success
July 7, 2017
Golf Fundraiser Raises $34,000 for Global Lyme Alliance Back in February, when few of us were thinking about playing golf, Rebecca Tibball (pictured above, on right) was dreaming about getting out on ...
Why You Should Be More Concerned About Lyme Disease
June 27, 2017
from Worth, June 21, 2017 by Richard Bradley Merrill Lynch’s Charles Balducci almost died from Lyme disease. Here’s what he learned and how he’s working with the nonprofit Global Lyme Alliance to figh...
Lyme Disease: Inside America's Mysterious Epidemic
June 21, 2017
from Rolling Stone, June 20, 2017 by Winona Dimeo-Ediger Celebrities from Kathleen Hanna to Kris Kristofferson have revealed their diagnoses – and an unprecedented outbreak is expected this summer   I...
First Report of Dwarf Deer Tick Comes as Overall Population Soars
June 8, 2017
from Entomology Today, June 7, 2017 by Leslie Mertz If you have ever found a deer tick crawling on your shirt or sock, you know how difficult they can be to spot. Adult females are about the size of a...
The Importance of Tick Safety for Outdoor Utility Workers
May 18, 2017
Global Lyme Alliance recently spoke at the New York State Public Utilities (NYSPU) Safety Directors Meeting about tick safety and Lyme disease.   Outdoor utility workers are exposed to a wide variety ...
DEADLY TICK TALE
May 12, 2017
from MetroFocus - WLIW21 - Thirteen - NJTV with Rafael Pi Roman May 11, 2017 The Tri-State may be facing the worst tick season in history, and this year these blood sucking parasites may be carrying a...
Interview: Sara Tyghter Talks Tick and Lyme Disease Prevention
May 3, 2017
Sara Tyghter, Global Lyme Alliance Director of Education, talks about tick and Lyme disease prevention and awareness with Jim Campbell on 1490am WGCH radio. Below is an excerpt.   Jim Campbell, WGCH: ...
Experts warn of increases in tick-borne Powassan virus
May 3, 2017
from CNN, May 3, 2017 by Susan Scutti Summer is nearly here, and it's bringing fears of a rare tick-borne disease called Powassan. This potentially life-threatening virus is carried and transmitted by...
What We Talk About When We Talk About Lyme Disease
May 2, 2017
from Edible East End by Kelly Ann Smith Thousands of East End natives live with Lyme disease. Meet the doctors working to treat them.   LJ pulled a tick from under her arm, at the bra line, eight year...