Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease News

  • Chronic Lyme Disease Treatments Linked to Serious Infections Prolonged antibiotics or other treatments for patients diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease are unproven and can lead to serious complications and death, the CDC warns.
  • Powassan Virus Cases on the Rise, But Infection Still a Rare Threat Public health experts have their eye on the rare tick-borne Powassan virus (POWV), uncertain whether a recent increase in cases is attributable to better surveillance and improved diagnostic methods and tools, or a “true emergence of the virus” in areas where the tick vector species are prevalent, according to a new review.

Lyme Disease Perspective

  • Controversial Physicians Seeking Medical Breakthroughs The path to medical discovery is paved with brilliant minds, novel experiments, and -- at times -- controversy. We review leading researchers whose questionable choices cloud their iconic status.
  • Managing Bacterial Infections   Lyme disease, urinary tract infections, and gastrointestinal infections can pose clinical challenges. Experts report on key aspects in the diagnosis and treatment of these bacterial diseases.