Unfortunately, tick season is officially here. And, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, summer 2017 is going to be our biggest tick-fest yet.
A new strain of a tick-born bacterium was recently discovered in red foxes ranging throughout Austria.
In a recent study, researchers reveal five songbirds may be transporting avian-biting ticks farther north. Ultimately, this could increase the number of Lyme disease cases in humans.
Pathogen-carrying ticks are hitching rides from Central and South America on migratory birds.
Researchers suggest erring on the side of caution when visiting Bushy and Richmond Parks in South London. A new study shows some ticks carry the bacterial parasite that causes Lyme disease.
According to new Stanford findings, in the San Francisco area there are even more ticks infected with a bacteria that produces Lyme disease-like symptoms than in the East Coast.
Researchers recently discovered an ancient sea predator in a fossil-rich site in Iowa. They named the new species after a Greek warship.
Two agencies are seeking federal protection status for moose in the North Woods of the Midwest.
It's not every day that a Lyme disease case goes chronic. However, enough cases occur across the globe every year for experts to understand that it can ruin lives indefinitely. Now new research has revealed that hardy and well-hidden bacterium can keep the disease going, and that a well-known cancer treatment, of all things, could deliver a finishing blow.
Lyme disease: it's a pain for people both figuratively and physically. And for as long as the disease has been around, people have placed the blame squarely on the deer tick. Now new research has revealed that birds, of all things, should also be sharing a great deal of the blame, as they serve as ideal incubators and distributors of the disease.
Moose die-offs in the animal's southern range are prompting researchers to conduct population counts over the next three years in New York's Adirondack Mountains.
Moose populations have been suffering over the past decade due to blood-thirsty ticks, but now a herd in Vermont is showing signs of recovery from the infestation, according to wildlife officials.
Moose season kicked off this Monday with a bit of a pest problem, as winter ticks have caused moose populations in New England and across parts of the northern United States to drop, according to reports.
The bite of Lone Star ticks may be forcing thousands of people to never pick up a hamburger again. These ticks are sweeping across the Southeast United States, and have been associated with a severe allergy to red meat, according to doctors.