https://youtu.be/xU0oQach2-M “I woke up with a real discomfort in my chest and I had this weird sensation in my brain.” Le Moyne college junior Jonah Cummings shares his journey with Lyme disease and carditis through the lens of his sister Anna Cummings, Cornell senior. Anna created the video as part of a project for a Read More »
First in our Lyme Story Series - Royale Scuderi, Alliance Executive Director, talks about her difficult journey with multiple tick-borne diseases. "I now have a significant understanding of the challenges and difficulties that people still face in regards to this disease, because it's still so poorly understood." Read More »
Global Lyme Alliance to hold Live Q&A with Dr. Cameron and Lyme Patient Jennifer Crystal on COVID-19 and Lyme Disease
Dr. Cameron will discuss how the body responds to an acute disease and a chronic condition. Jennifer will share her personal story of living with Lyme disease and her recent experience with COVID-19. Virtual seats are limited, register today and submit your questions. Read More »
By Glenn Coin | firstname.lastname@example.org Syracuse, N.Y. -- The mysterious fevers first struck Julia Allyn nearly four years ago, when she was a freshman at Colgate University. Her temperature hit 104 degrees, and lymph nodes in her neck swelled so large they cut into her trachea. Her body ached and she was exhausted. “It was like Read More »
Nearly 60 researchers from Binghamton, Cornell and SUNY Upstate Medical universities, and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry gathered together for a working group research conference Monday, Jan. 13. The sole topic: Lyme disease diagnostics for the sixth most common reportable disease in the nation and the most prevalent tick-borne disease. Hosted at Binghamton Read More »
A professor at Upstate Medical University has encouraged the public to send him ticks by mail so his lab could test them for disease.
Using the samples from across the state, Thangamani’s lab tested each tick for several diseases including Lyme, Babesia, Ehrlichia and several others. The researchers found that 26.14 percent of ticks sent in by the public were carrying Lyme disease and 32 percent in total were carrying some sort of disease. Click here to see Thangamani’s Read More »