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Gardasil and Bartonella: A Dirty Little Secret? - SaneVax, Inc.

Gardasil and Bartonella: A Dirty Little Secret? - SaneVax, Inc. | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The Gardasil HPV vaccine may produce life-threatening reactions in any person who has ever been close to a cat, or potentially any animal infected with fleas or ticks. New data reveals that a high percentage of these animals ...
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Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases
Vector Borne Diseases (such as Lyme, Anaplasmosis, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, etc.), are steadily increasing! Educate yourself!
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Tick study eyes 5,000 properties in Dutchess

Tick study eyes 5,000 properties in Dutchess | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Researchers need half of all property owners in 24 local neighborhoods to participate
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'Lyme disease is a ticking time bomb'

'Lyme disease is a ticking time bomb' | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Dr Hany Elsheikha, associate professor of parasitology at the University of Nottingham, says Lyme disease is one of the fastest-growing diseases in the Western world.
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The Truth About Lyme

This story is about three people in the different stages of Lyme Disease. It was made for my news reporting class. I hope that this short video informs yo
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Lyme in the 21st Century

Ten of the world's top scientists from leading institutions discuss their scientific insights on the problems and potential solutions for Lyme disease.
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Composer BJ Leiderman On Struggling With Mental Illness, Lyme Disease And Being Lucky

Composer BJ Leiderman On Struggling With Mental Illness, Lyme Disease And Being Lucky | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
He’s managed to become a public radio star — without saying a word. If you’re a regular KCUR listener, you’ve heard his name countless times. BJ Leiderman
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Cary Institute receives $5 million from Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation for large-scale study aimed at reducing ticks and Lyme disease

Cary Institute receives $5 million from Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation for large-scale study aimed at reducing ticks and Lyme disease | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation has awarded a $5 million dollar leadership grant to the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies to support a scientific study, being done in partnership with Bard College, that seeks to reduce Lyme disease in neighborhoods. 
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New Lyme Disease Study Reveals Strong Reporting Bias

New Lyme Disease Study Reveals Strong Reporting Bias | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
On March 31, the New England Journal of Medicine published
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CT mom raises Lyme Disease awareness Washington, DC - WFSB 06-04-2016

The push is on to move a U.S. Senate bill forward to help those who are struggling with Lyme Disease. See also: Woman battling Lyme disease works wit
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Ally Hilfiger, daughter of fashion designer, talks about suffering with Lyme Disease

Ally Hilfiger, daughter of fashion designer, talks about suffering with Lyme Disease | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Aly Hilfiger suffers from  a Lyme Disease and on Tuesday spoke about her battle with the disease. She also has a new book coming out on the topic and discussed it with a panel in Washington, DC.  
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Lyme Time Is upon Us Again

Lyme Time Is upon Us Again | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The arrival of spring means we need to start being careful outside—in more places than ever
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Official views run contrary to experience of thousands who grapple with Lyme - The Boston Globe

Official views run contrary to experience of thousands who grapple with Lyme - The Boston Globe | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
“The CDC still doesn’t recognize chronic Lyme disease, despite the suffering of thousands.” — Neal W. Ferris
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How Lyme Disease Spreads - Free Press Online

The deer tick life cycle requires at least two years for completion, according to the CDC. Following its first appearance in southern Maine in the 1980’s,
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I Survived Lyme Disease and You Will Too.

I Survived Lyme Disease and You Will Too. | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Five years ago, I could barely get out of bed to go to work, let alone get on a plane to celebrate a birthday in my bikini on the beach.
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9 Lifestyle Changes I Always Recommend To Patients With Autoimmune Diseases

9 Lifestyle Changes I Always Recommend To Patients With Autoimmune Diseases | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Identifying and eliminating the root cause of autoimmune diseases requires detective work, trial and error, and patience—but the results are worth it. Here are nine strategies I recommend.
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Five people with 'Lyme-like' symptoms suicided in WA: inquiry

Five people with 'Lyme-like' symptoms suicided in WA: inquiry | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Five West Australians suffering from conditions similar to that of Lyme disease have taken their own lives in the past three years, a parliamentary inquiry hears.
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Global Lyme Alliance 5K Run/Walk to Raise Funds for Lyme Disease Research

From BioPortfolio: The 2nd annual “Bite Back Against Lyme Run & Walk” will be held Sunday, April 24, at Cove Island Park in Stamford, CT. Put on your runnin
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Treating Lyme disease: when will science catch up?

Treating Lyme disease: when will science catch up? | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Cases of Lyme disease appear to be rising but there are still many unanswered questions about the condition, its diagnosis and the available treatment options.
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A new test for Lyme disease comes from an unlikely source: a summer intern

A new test for Lyme disease comes from an unlikely source: a summer intern | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
After seeing the effects of Lyme disease firsthand, a local summer intern helped create a new test that may aid in the detection of other diseases.
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Petition: Develop accurate NHS tests and effective treatment protocols for Lyme disease.

Petition: Develop accurate NHS tests and effective treatment protocols for Lyme disease. | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The incidence of Lyme disease is increasing dramatically across Europe. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people contract Lyme disease and because of inaccurate testing, many go undiagnosed and untreated.
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NEJM — Randomized Trial of Longer-Term Therapy for Symptoms Attributed to Lyme Disease

Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Randomized Trial of Longer-Term Therapy for Symptoms Attributed to Lyme Disease
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I'm not a Doctor but I would hazard a guess that those that are treated early but still have lingering symptoms could have other vector transmitted infections which might require a different treatment. Those that end up with a longer course of antibiotics are generally people that were not diagnosed early and ended up with Late Lyme (frequently referred to as "Chronic" Lyme) resulting in a much longer course of antibiotic treatment than 12 weeks or they have more than one vector transmitted illness. We have to stop comparing Apples to Oranges.
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Until Lyme disease is fully understood, doctors need to be free to use best judgment - The Boston Globe

Until Lyme disease is fully understood, doctors need to be free to use best judgment - The Boston Globe | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
“Until it can be shown that the infection has been eradicated, it falls upon clinicians with experience in treating patients with Lyme disease to use their best judgment.” — Dr. Sam T. Donta
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Vets warn pet owners as they reveal 560% rise in debilitating Lyme disease

Vets warn pet owners as they reveal 560% rise in debilitating Lyme disease | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The disease, spread by ticks attaching themselves to animals, can cause lifelong issues if untreated
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