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  1. Transferred interbacterial antagonism genes augment eukaryotic innate immune functionRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | CiteULike

    ... gene in the deer tick Ixodes scapularis limits proliferation of Borrelia burgdorferi, the aetiologic agent of Lyme disease. Our work demonstrates that a family of horizontally acquired toxins honed to mediate interbacterial antagonism confers ...

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  2. Many animals steal defenses from bacteria: Microbe toxin genes have...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... These genes are now permanently incorporated into the genomes of these animals. Deer ticks, which can carry Lyme disease, are one of the many diverse organisms in which toxin gene transfers from bacteria to animal has occurred. This is a tick ...

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  3. What makes science tickRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... dissecting ticks led, some 30 years ago, to the discovery that spirochetes were the bacteria responsible for Lyme disease, which had arisen some 10 years previously in southern Connecticut, and now is prevalent throughout the U.S., and particularly ...

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  4. Lehigh Valley Lyme disease sufferers glad for new state prevention bill after 20 years of fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | NJ.com

    Bethlehem Township resident Heidi Healy has been struggling with complications from Lyme disease for more than 15 years, but her now-home state of Pennsylvania has only had a law fighting its prevention for about two weeks. Gov. Tom Corbett on Nov. 17 signed The Lyme and Related Tick-Borne Disease Surveillance, Education, Prevention Act.

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  5. Health officials warn the public of ticks and Lyme disease becoming...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Independent & Free Press

    Health officials in Toronto, as well as York and Durham regions are warning the public after blacklegged ticks in the Rouge Valley tested positive for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, according to Toronto Public Health. A statement released Wednesday said public health units searched for blacklegged ticks, which are the only type of ticks in Ontario that can carry the disease, after receiving reports from members of the public.

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  6. Newsstand: November 27, 2014Read the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | Torontoist

    ... the news: a new audit reveals security for the Pan Am Games is behind schedule and over budget, ticks carrying Lyme disease were found in Rouge Valley, and Presto cards are coming to new streetcars this weekend. Finally. According to Ontario's ...

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  7. Homage to a Rock RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The East Hampton Star

    ... band's website, themrcyfks.com, will be donated to Lyme Nation, which Mr. Teare, who was diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease, described as the most progressive clearinghouse for information and treatment protocols concerning the global epidemic of ...

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  8. Gov. Corbett signs Lyme prevention billRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    ... Greenleaf's office), Julia Wagner (President PA Lyme Resource Network), Doug Fearn of West Chester (President Lyme Disease Association of SE PA), Heidi Healy, Nicole Sidle (PA House Health Committee), Elizabeth Yarnell (Legislative Analyst Human ...

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  9. Without genes pilfered from bacteria, ticks would drop dead of the Lyme disease they carryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... easily flicked away with a finger. And yet you would be wise to fear it. One bite could infect humans with Lyme disease, a debilitating illness that can lead to everything from headaches to neurological disorders if left untreated. Lyme is often ...

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  10. Integrative Approach to Lyme Disease Treatment Offers Patients Hope for RecoveryRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | PR Leap

    November 26, 2014 - Grand Blanc, MI - Lyme disease may be 10 times more common than previously thought, according to the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society , making it the fastest growing tick-borne disease in the United States. While treatments to combat this complex infection are still being developed and refined, more and more people are turning to alternative and integrative medicine approaches to restore and maintain their health.

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  11. Microbe toxin genes have jumped to ticks, mites and other animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Medical News Today

    ... importance of the toxin in one organism in particular - the deer tick, infamous for its ability to transmit Lyme disease . "We were excited to see this in the deer tick, given the increasing prevalence of Lyme disease in North America. Lyme disease ...

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  12. Panel offers ways to reduce deer population in North ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... our neighborhoods provide a safe environment for them to flourish," he said, noting that the tick-borne illness Lyme disease poses a significant threat to humans. Deer aren't susceptible to Lyme disease, but they do provide ticks with a place to ...

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  13. University must cull deer to protect student healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    ... likely be a large increase of deer ticks. In this area, 30 percent of deer ticks are known to be carriers of Lyme disease. Here at BU we enjoy a very high degree of integration with the surrounding natural environment. The natural areas on campus ...

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  14. Golfers Love Birdies but Hate TicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... found at least one tick on them after golfing. Furthermore, seven people in this group were also diagnosed with Lyme disease. That's a much higher rate than the general population in the area. Still, most of the golfers were pretty cavalier about ...

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  15. Willy BurgdorferRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    WILLY Burgdorfer, who has died from complications of Parkinson's disease aged 89, was a researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, a chronic bacterial infection caused by tick bites. Dr Burgdorfer, who was educated in Switzerland, did his work at the Rocky Mountain Laboratory in Hamilton in the US as a research fellow.

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  16. Many Animals Steal Defenses from BacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2012 | Science Daily

    ... These genes are now permanently incorporated into the genomes of these animals. Deer ticks, which can carry Lyme disease, are one of the many diverse organisms in which toxin gene transfers from bacteria to animal has occurred. This is a tick ...

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  17. Animals steal defenses from bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    ... importance of the toxin in one organism in particular - the deer tick, infamous for its ability to transmit Lyme disease. "We were excited to see this in the deer tick, given the increasing prevalence of Lyme disease in North America. Lyme disease ...

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  18. ger of the Week: Leslie FeinbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Truthdig

    ... 15 at her home in Syracuse, N.Y. The cause was complications from multiple tick-borne infections (including Lyme disease) from which she suffered for decades. In the U.S. where she lived and worked, up to 1 percent of the population is thought to be ...

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  19. Get Out: Economic and environmental benefits of huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | MassLive.com

    ... to reduce the number of deer slashed tick abundance by 76 percent and resulted in 80 percent fewer cases of Lyme disease reported by the towns' residents. Mass Wildlife uses the hunters' dollars to help manage its over 200,000 acres of wildlife ...

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  20. Golf courses are hotspots for ticksRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    ... College in the US. In the study, Owens and his colleagues surveyed 29 golfers at a course in New York, where Lyme disease, an infection carried by certain ticks, is native. Nearly three-quarters of the golfers said they had found a tick on ...

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