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http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2015/02/common-allergy-medication-may-be-effective-at-killing-the-bacteria-that-causes-lyme-disease.aspx A new study funded by the Bay Area Lyme Foundation and conducted by Stanford School of Medicine researchers shows that loratadine, which is a common antihistamine frequently taken to treat allergy symptoms, may be able to help kill Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria associated with Lyme disease. Lyme disease is a potentially debilitating condition with 300,000 new cases in the US each year. The study was published in the open access publication