The number of Lyme disease cases reported each year has steadily increased since 1991. In 2006, nearly 20,000 cases of Lyme disease were reported, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Lyme disease starts with a rash and if not treated, can hurt the nervous system. This guide helps you learn its causes and symptoms. Read how Lyme disease is treated, get the latest research and learn where to find support.
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Visit the sites below for news on Lyme disease and Lyme disease research studies.
- Some sites (PubMed, for example) either post or help you find abstracts (short summaries) of articles from professional journals. The full-length articles are only available to the paid subscribers of the journals. The abstracts, however, do give a good sense of the studies and their findings.
- Note that not all of these sites are updated daily; it depends on what is going on in the Lyme disease world.
is a news aggregator with a page of stories from around the world involving Lyme disease. You’ll find more than just research stories here. Read about how the disease is spreading, people who live with it and articles on how to avoid the disease.
has articles about Lyme disease research and discoveries. There isn’t news about Lyme disease every day but when research is published, you’ll be able to read about it here.
, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, is a repository of biomedical and life sciences journal articles. Search for articles by topic, journal title or author using the search tool at the top of the page. Once you’ve searched a topic, use the tab under the display options to read articles that are free to access.
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