Lyme disease has been widespread in UK, particularly in the Western Isles. It has also been spotted just last year in Arkansas. To determine the presence of tick-borne illness in Arkansas the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is collaborating with insect scientists at the flagship campus in Fayetteville who are sampling certain environments for ticks.
A new wearable sensor can help track one's health and may detect the presence of Lyme disease, a bacterial infection that could affect the joints, heart and nervous system.
Ticks that can carry and transmit Lyme disease can be found in nearly 50 percent of all counties in the United States, a new study found.
A rare health condition known as rabbit fever is on the rise in humans, health officials reported.
Ticks are taking over New York. New research reveals that ticks have survived the harsh winter, and managed to settle comfortably in New York.
Researchers reported that a different tick-borne illness that resembles Lyme disease is expected to be on the rise this summer.
In 2011, 18 girls and one boy in Le Roy, New York developed mysterious Tourette's syndrome-like symptoms.
A clinical trial testing the effects of a Lyme disease vaccine proves to be successful so far in protecting the body from the infection.