Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can be rapidly progressing and fatal; thus, establishing the etiology of anaphylaxis is pivotal to long-term risk management. Alpha-gal syndrome is a recently identified type of food allergy to red meat. In the United States, the condition most often begins when a Lone Star tick bite transmits a […]Read More Alpha Gal: How Ticks Are Changing Our Body Chemistry
The Asian long-horned tick has been spotted in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. An east-Asian species of tick capable of swarming animals and sucking their blood so fast they die has established itself in the US, with eight states on the eastern seaboard reporting the presence of the […]Read More Invasive Tick Spreading Illness in U.S.