Tick-Borne Illnesses Are More Prevalent in Summer and It’s Important to Know the Signs
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Tick-Borne Illnesses Are More Prevalent in Summer and It’s Important to Know the Signs

Jonathan Rayner works at the University of South Alabama as the Director of the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases. Jonathan has studied ticks since back in 2018. He and his colleagues…

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Dangerous Ticks Are Spreading Across the US – Here’s How to Keep Yourself Safe
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Dangerous Ticks Are Spreading Across the US – Here’s How to Keep Yourself Safe

According to a recent article, various tick species carrying dangerous pathogens are spreading across the United States, making it more important to know how to keep yourself safe. Tick-Borne Diseases…

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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
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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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