Tag: Lone Star tick

Dr Daniel Christ

Alpha-Gal Syndrome May Be Caused by the Body’s Defense Against Parasites...

Genetic and molecular insights into dangerous tick bite-related meat allergy revealed.
Lone Star Tick Range

Lone Star Tick That Causes Red Meat Allergy Spotted Nearly Everywhere...

Reports of the tick now span almost the entirety of the continental US.
Bacon Sizzling in a Pan

Organ Transplant Company Testing Lab-Made Bacon for People with Alpha-Gal Syndrome

Auto-injectors nearby, alpha-gal sufferers are testing the meat for safety.
Alpha-Gal

Your Primary Care Physician May Have Misconceptions About Alpha-Gal Syndrome

The incidence of alpha-gal syndrome is exploding, yet your PCP may harbor misconceptions that could hinder diagnosis.
Tick Warning

Alpha-Gal: Two Videos About the Meat Allergy You Can ‘Catch’

Two videos valuable in describing the syndrome, one from the patient's perspective, the other by an allergist.
Lone Star Tick Larvae

The Lone Star Tick, Vector of Allergy to Red Meat, is...

If one plague isn't enough to keep you home, here comes another: an explosion in the population and range of the lone star tick. The...
Meghann Chapman from her Instagram account @freckled_farmerette

Woman Tells the Story of Her Alpha-Gal Syndrome, the Meat Allergy...

Meghann Chapman, a mother of five, tells her story of contracting and living with alpha-gal syndrome.
Lone Star Tick

Think You’ve Developed a Meat Allergy from a Tick Bite? There’s...

FDA Clears First Blood Test for Identifying a Novel Allergic Sensitization to Red Meat.
Pick Your Poison

Pick Your Poison: Study Indicates Fire Ant Invasion May Be Keeping...

The plot is reminiscent of the 1964 Japanese epic "Mothra vs Godzilla".
Lone Star Tick

Report Warns Lone Star Tick and the Meat Allergy it Causes...

In addition to its established range, the Lone Star tick has expanded into the upper midwestern and northeastern US and eastern Canada.