Zika Versus Lyme Disease

Zika Versus Lyme Disease

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Patients Not Addicts – Chronic Lyme Conundrum

Patients Not Addicts - Chronic Lyme Conundrum

Talk to someone suffering with chronic Lyme disease, and chances are, they have been prescribed some form of medication for pain.  More often than not, the medication is opiate based (or synthetic) and marks yet another threshold of humiliation for the chronic Lyme sufferer. Continue reading

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Worms Shown to Contribute to Chronic Lyme Disease: MS and Dementia

Worms Shown to Contribute to Chronic Lyme Disease: MS and Dementia

Once again Dr. Alan MacDonald impresses the medical community with his research into Borrelia and the devastating effects on the brain.  The free video presentation on Vimeo follow a lecture presentation by MacDonald in London, May, 2016. Continue reading

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New Study From Netherlands Sheds Light on Chronic Lyme

New Study From Netherlands Sheds Light on Chronic Lyme

People’s immune system react very differently to Lyme disease based on recent research published by Radboud University Medical Center, the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard recently (Oct 2016) in Cell Host & Microbe.

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The Australian Dilemma

The Australian Dilemma

It is terrible to have chronic Lyme disease in the US, or anywhere in the world, but it is disastrous if you live in Australia.  The dilemma: authorities are adamant that there is no Lyme disease in Australia, and claim that any positive blood test is the result of a false positive. However, symptomatic evidence suggest a vast epidemic that baffles experts and puts the sufferers in harms way. Continue reading

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CDC Does It Again!

CDC Does It Again!

Although the study came out last December (2015), the CDC recently made waves by officially supporting the results of the study, conducted by Dr. Wormser and 10 of his closest anti-chronic Lyme cronies. Continue reading

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New Research on Neuro-Inflammation

New Research on Neuro-Inflammation

Anyone with Lyme disease understands that there is neurological involvement with every symptom. Inflamed nerves cause pain whether it is felt from nerves in joints or nerves in the head, it is the inflammation that registers as pain. Continue reading

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Class Action Lawsuit for Lymies in France

Class Action Lawsuit for Lymies in France

Subpoenas have been issued before the high court in Paris, targeting five companies that market the Lyme test, “Elisa” – the only test permitted initially in France to detect Lyme disease. Continue reading

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Do You Have Eye Problems With Chronic Lyme?

Do You Have Eye Problems With Chronic Lyme?

Dr. Daniel Cameron has recently posted  a great article on the possible complications with eye sight on his excellent Lyme blog. Continue reading

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Is Rickettsia Helvetica the Cause of Chronic Lyme Disease?

Is Rickettsia Helvetica the Cause of Chronic Lyme Disease?

STAT News has recently released new information on Lyme disease from an unlikely source – the garage belonging to the late Dr. Willy Burgdorfer. The scientist who discovered Lyme disease back in 1978, Dr. Burgdorfer passed away in 2014 leaving cartons of notes and research after almost a half century of stellar research on tick-born diseases. Continue reading

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New Lyme Law in PA

New Lyme Law in PA

Sadly, so many people with chronic Lyme disease tell horror stories of going to their doctor and being misdiagnosed. By the time Lyme disease is identified it has had a chance to infiltrate the central nervous system as well as delving deep into soft tissue causing endless pain and suffering. Continue reading

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100 Lyme Patients Needed For Study in Adirondacks

100 Lyme Patients Needed For Study in Adirondacks

Adirondack Health is seeking 100 individuals with newly diagnosed, untreated Lyme disease, recurrent Lyme disease (with evidence of a new infection), or suspected Lyme disease for the opportunity to participate in an ongoing research study. Continue reading

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Lyme Disease Vaccine

Lyme Disease Vaccine

Dr. Stanley Plotkin, a prominent virologist and an emeritus professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvaniahas blasted the medical community for its failure to deliver a Lyme vaccine for people. Continue reading

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Harvard Plays Catch Up Re Lyme Treatment

Harvard Plays Catch Up Re Lyme Treatment

Dr. Joseph Burrascano warned 30 years ago about the dangers of using steroids to treat the symptoms of Lyme disease. So it was  hard not to laugh out loud when I came across this most recent Harvard Lyme research. Continue reading

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Finally New Light On Chronic Lyme Disease

Finally New Light On Chronic Lyme Disease

The University of Toronto released a groundbreaking research study yesterday in Cell Reports that finally explains how Borrelia evades antibiotics and causes chronic symptoms. Continue reading

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Alan MacDonald and Tom Grier Publish Research Findings RE Chronic Lyme

Alan MacDonald and Tom Grier Publish Research Findings RE Chronic Lyme

The Paul Duray Research Fellowship Foundation was created in 2014 by Dr. Alan MacDonald to honor hi mentor and friend, Dr. Paul Duray. Last month (July 2016) seven provocative findings were published by associate microbiologist Tom Grier. Continue reading

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Massachusetts Passes New Lyme Law Over Governor’s Veto!

Massachusetts Passes New Lyme Law Over Governor's Veto!

All the grassroots efforts in Massachusetts paid off yesterday when the Senate followed the House to override Governor Charlie Baker’s veto of a hard fought legislative battle to help ease the Lyme crisis. Continue reading

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Game Changer Diagnostic Test From SUNY for Lyme Disease

Game Changer Diagnostic Test From SUNY for Lyme Disease

SUNY has a long history of medical breakthrough’s related to Lyme disease so we shouldn’t be surprised to see Holly Ahern, associate professor of microbiology at SUNY Adirondack and Lyme disease awareness advocate, making a new breakthrough, and this time using DNA testing.

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RNA Nanotechnology For Lyme Disease

RNA Nanotechnology For Lyme Disease

Dr. Jasdave Chahal, a virologist from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is proposing the use of nonoparticles to immunize people from diseases – including Lyme disease. Continue reading

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Fox News Coverage of Chronic Lyme Disease

Fox News Coverage of Chronic Lyme Disease

Hats off to Fox 5 NY News for their well-researched and interesting presentation this month, “Lyme & Reason”. Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Chronic Lyme Disease

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Lyme Disease

I would bet that most people with chronic Lyme disease have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia at some point in their medical journey. Continue reading

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Duke Oncologist Advocates for Chronic Lyme Disease After Illness

Duke Oncologist Advocates for Chronic Lyme Disease After Illness

Dr. Neil Spector, one of the nation’s top oncologists, led a charmed life. He was educated at prestigious universities, trained at top medical centers, and had married the woman of his dreams. It seemed too perfect. Continue reading

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New Research from Yale on Cure for Lyme Co-infection Babesia

New Research from Yale on Cure for Lyme Co-infection Babesia

Babesiosis has been increasing. Up to 19 percent of ticks that carry the Lyme disease bacteria also carry the babesiosis parasite. The same is true of up to 42 percent of mice and other rodents. Continue reading

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Genetically Engineered Mice May Slow Spread of Lyme Disease

Genetically Engineered Mice May Slow Spread of Lyme Disease

A novel idea in the fight against Lyme disease has recently emerged from MIT. Continue reading

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Kris Kristofferson: Lyme Disease not Alzheimer’s

Kris Kristofferson: Lyme Disease not Alzheimer's

After years of taking medication for Alzheimer’s, actor/singer/songwriter Kris Kristofferson tested positive for Lyme disease. Continue reading

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