Topic Archives: Lyme Disease

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    This discussion of various drugs and their failure to make a significant difference in the progression, halting, or rev...

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    "Lyme disease" is not just ONE disease. Will the vaccine protect against any of the others?...

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    See research at Paul H. Duray Pathology Research Fellowship that show borrelia burgdorferi aka Lyme disease spirochetes ...

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    I've had Lyme disease several times in the past 10 years - every year in fact (we've got deer and all kinds of wildlife ...

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    Ok, now I am talking as a mom and a nurse - if it were my kid - I'd actually be elbowing my way to seeing a neurosurgeon...

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    Leslie7 - I agree, plus complications thereof. A friend of mine, who is over 65, found out a couple months ago he had L...

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    I apologize for being remiss in answering in a timely fashion. I'm allegedly retired, which I've come to learn is more ...

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    It sounds like Lyme disease!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdjWIiTeE9M https://www.webmd.com/rheumatoid-arthri...

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    It sounds like Lyme disease!!!...

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    Jking/Sharon - I have read that ticks carrying Lyme disease. It's dreadful....

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    lumpified Let me make clear that I am completely unqualified and uncredentialed to give a medical opinion and am vastl...

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    $OPGN np $TTOO long - seems to me that OPGN's $2 billion market estimates are conflated by the aggregation of micro mar...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Hi Sam: Let's address those two separately. One is an infectious process, the other autoimmune. Let's not let mentio...

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    $AUPH, Dr KSS, Could Voclosporin be used for Lyme disease or even some forms of Arthritis? very long AUPH and Dr KSS...

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    Casey Research has promo for another company with a "breakthrough" Alzheimer's drug that he calls Sig-1 that in a Phase ...

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    Every day , I have someone in my office who has talked to the girl in the health food store or the naturopath who has co...

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    TTOO with journal study published using its technology for lyme disease detection. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/study...

  • JohnM

    Plans are afoot to wipe out Lyme disease using gene editing. http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/02/rewriting-the-...

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    This short story on Lyme disease is interesting, and not a little distressing. My family--including two woods-exploring ...

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    Truly commendable discussion! I have been through the hypochondriac get-psychiatric treatment regime with many doctors,...

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    Arghhh.....after perusing the symptoms I see I have Lyme disease! Just kidding, of course. Thoroughly enjoyed your art...

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    Sometime in the in 90s we move to farmland in SE PA. If I recall our dogs had issues with ticks and my MD suggested a L...

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    Lyme disease seems to be the perfect thing for health-conscious people who tend toward hypochondria. Been for a walk in ...

  • arch1

    Most of the problem is in the polyglot language that English, especially US English is. We have many synonyms that mean...

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    john this brings another thought. As you probably know Lyme disease is spread by ticks and they are small and like to co...

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    $TTOO (long) – Q3 Conference Call – Q&A – 01Nov2016 (abridged - much): Key priorities for marketing/sales: 1)...

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    TTOO's website sez this about Lyme disease: " The T2Lyme Panel, which is being developed through a partnership between T...

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    Great news about T2 Biosystems collaborating with Allergen. thanks Ben! Here are the main points from their announce...

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    Regarding Lyme disease. Why isn't the standard protocol the one used by (a youtube description) Dr. Rowen? It involves...

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    $TTOO - T2 Biosystems announces five poster presentations at IDWeek 2016 - Annual Meeting of Infectious Diseases Soc...

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    Above and Beyond Antibiotics Antibiotics are not enough to treat Lyme disease according to a new study in mice by Co...

  • SoGiAm

    $TTOO - T2 Biosystems Presents Data on the Company's T2MR® Technology for the Detection of the Bacteria that Causes Lym...

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    Let me guess... you also probably believe that Fluoride is good for you (even though most our supply comes from CHINA w...

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    I'm a fairly new investor in biotech stocks and must say following along with all of you who contribute to this thread h...

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    Back in 2011, a moderately famous author and social commentator named James Howard Kunstler began suffering from dispara...

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    From Fierce fro those interested in Lyme disease: http://www.fiercebiotechresearch.com/story/northeastern-team-solves...

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    Dr Kss, have been tracking this company for awhile T2 Biosystems (TTOO) and it might be time to look at them at a buy.Th...

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    Glenn- saw this news on TTOO today- was wondering if you ever got any more research done on this co. or what your though...

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    Glenn - I noticed that too. Most recent FDA news. Erectile Dysfunction? Isn't this area pretty much covered? I don't kn...

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    No question that diabetes and depression (with associated fatigue?) would be good topics for review. Lyme disease is ...

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    Dr. KSS: What an informative, educational, and compassionately related article. Thank you for being such an anchor to th...

  • karmaswimswami

    Leo S: the whole tickborne illnesses field is very serious stuff. Not only Lyme and RMSF, but also Ehrlichiosis and STAR...

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    Dr.Karma; At the risk of impinging on your prolific and erudite discussions: You mentioned in the response to Sean Conn...

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    Re seeking Lyme-disease therapy (and many other choices in life), it's important to consider the effect of being wrong:...

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    If you live in an area where tick transmitting Lyme disease is found and if you have a rash that looks like the Logo for...

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    You mean the patients? I was mainly referring to the unethical docs' cynicism. I can't believe that most of them are no...

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    Travis:) I can only tell you my experience with the bathing method. I live in a semi-rural area where Lyme disease i...

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    Starting with the original subject, I am thankful to Doc Gumshoe for relating the research on Lyme disease, and to the m...

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    It's Lyme Disease, named after Old Lyme Connecticut. Not Lyme's disease....

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    I wanted to add a couple of comments regarding your terrific exposition of this more and more widespread problem. Fir...

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    I read this with interest last week which is strange for me because I hate reading this kind of stuff. I grew up on a fa...

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    I live in Sequim, WA, on five acres, and deer do pass through and spend the nite in our grassy meadows. I noticed a 1/4...

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    We have plenty of Lyme disease and many other tick-borne diseases here in California. Most counties are officially ende...

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    Lyme disease IS an organic brain disease. Did you mean "another organic brain disease"? Also, You can buy a permethri...

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    Living in a rural area of the Catskill mtns where I raise fruit and nut trees (over 300) I have been exposed to Lyme dis...

  • Michael Jorrin (aka Doc Gumshoe)

    The many excellent & intelligent comments underscore, more than anything else, the considerable difficulty of arrivi...

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    Great article and surrounding discussion. From someone who understands the frustrations that surround diagnosis of Ly...

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    Terrific article and lively discussion. Lyme disease is something we all need to understand. A couple of points are w...

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    Here is comment from my sister who has been a horrific battle with not only years of chronic Lyme but doctors in denial;...

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    As someone who has been down the Lyme Disease rabbit hole, I would suggest that after awhile, it becomes difficult to de...

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    Couldn't help but noticed you used the names of the sister singing act, The Andrews Sisters. Any reason for that? Boog...

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    I suggest that you review the CDC webpage regarding the criteria that you referenced. 5 IgG bands or 2 IgM bands are cr...

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    I there are deer arond, suspect lyme disease. CJC MD...

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    Lyme disease causes a multitude of symptoms and signs imitates many other diseases; some the lab test are positive and s...

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    For a non-informed person like me, this article was fascinating. My wife often deals with symptoms that have no single d...

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    Lyme disease is encountered in Western Europe as well; I know of a few cases in Germany as early as the 1990s and many m...

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    Where I live Lyme Disease is quite common and doctors are familiar with it. But from what you have posted, even if you ...

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    THANK YOU for publishing this important information in your newsletter. So many people are still ignorant of the effect...

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    Perhaps an interesting point to make for those of you who spend a lot of time flying in airliners (either as crew or pas...

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    I am a specialist MD physician and I could not have explained it better. Importantly is the fact that with climate chan...

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