Recently Discovered “Sister” Bacteria to Lyme disease Highly Prevalent in New England
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Recently Discovered “Sister” Bacteria to Lyme disease Highly Prevalent in New England

A team of researchers from Yale School of Public Health, including Dr. Peter Krause, Dr. Durland Fish, Demerise Johnston, and others, have published a study in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases documenting a…

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Have You Ever Been Denied a Diagnosis And Told That Your Pain is Psychosomatic? Part Two

Note: This is part two of a two part story. Don't forget to go back and read part one! Meghan O’Rouke, the author of the NYT best-selling book Invisible Kingdom,…

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Study of the Week: Scientists Develop Tick Gene Editing Approach, Facilitating Disease Prevention Research

Welcome to Study of the Week from Patient Worthy. In this segment, we select a study we posted about from the previous week that we think is of particular interest…

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Tick-Borne Illnesses and How to Best Prevent Them
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Tick-Borne Illnesses and How to Best Prevent Them

After a case of the rare tick-borne illness, Powassan virus, was reported in Providence, Rhode Island in June, Patch released an article detailing the different diseases ticks can carry, how…

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It’s Tick Season. Here’s What You Should Know About The Diseases They Carry
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It’s Tick Season. Here’s What You Should Know About The Diseases They Carry

According to a story from the Green Bay Press Gazette, the beginning of summer is rapidly approaching and with warming temperatures comes the emergence of ticks. These little parasites are…

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