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Psychoimmunology of Tick borne Diseases and its Association with Neuropsychiatric Symptoms HD - YouTube

Dr. Robert Bransfield provided this very informative talk on the psychiatric and neuropsychiatric manifestations of tick-borne diseases at the "Symposium on ...
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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 Mistakes That Put Your Health in Danger

Tick Mistakes That Put Your Health in Danger | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Being vigilant about ticks takes a lot more than keeping your lawn short, scanning your arms, or wearing long pants on a hike. These are the mistakes you need to stop making.
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Lyme Disease Panel Yields Updates | WAMC

Lyme Disease Panel Yields Updates | WAMC | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
As the summer season sets in, the Northeast is on alert for ticks. The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies recently co-hosted a panel discussion on Lyme
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This Tick's Worst Day Ever Frozen in Time for 100 Million Years

This Tick's Worst Day Ever Frozen in Time for 100 Million Years | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
An ancient tick's worst day ever was preserved for eternity.
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Tick bite survivor's long road to recovery

Tick bite survivor's long road to recovery | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Ticks often latch on to people and animals during the summer, but for one man, that bite was life-threatening.
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CDC warns Lyme disease now fastest growing vector-borne...

CDC warns Lyme disease now fastest growing vector-borne... | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that Lyme disease is now the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the United States.
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My seven-year-old boy has been left permanently brain damaged after being bitten by a TICK in our garden

My seven-year-old boy has been left permanently brain damaged after being bitten by a TICK in our garden | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
AMY Mitchell was heartbroken when her son Adam started regressing - but the worst was yet to come. He became critically ill, developed meningitis and still has brain damage. The culprit? A tiny garden bug.
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Chronic Lyme disease treatment - When Doctors Don't Listen

Chronic Lyme disease treatment - When Doctors Don't Listen | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Chronic Lyme disease treatment - An anthropologist with chronic Lyme disease has seen firsthand the perils of the Western world’s dysfunctional approach to treating misunderstood diseases.
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Tennessee HS football player hospitalized with tickborne illness, brown recluse bite

Tennessee HS football player hospitalized with tickborne illness, brown recluse bite | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Just over a month after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported an increase in tickborne illnesses, a Middle Tennessee high school football player has been hospitalized from a tick and brown recluse bite.The Mt. Juli
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On-Lyme Foundation - Corruption and Human Rights Violations Against Lyme Doctors, Scientists and Parents Now on United Nations Record

On-Lyme Foundation - Corruption and Human Rights Violations Against Lyme Doctors, Scientists and Parents Now on United Nations Record | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The 2018 Report 'The Situation of the Human Rights Defenders of Lyme and Relapsing Fever Borreliosis Patients was submitted to Special Rapporteu
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Mom warns others after son, 5, contracts rare disease from tick bite - Story

Mom warns others after son, 5, contracts rare disease from tick bite - Story | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
One Georgia mother is warning others after her son contracted a rare disease from a tick bite.
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In the Battle Against Lyme Disease, the Ticks Are Winning

In the Battle Against Lyme Disease, the Ticks Are Winning | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
The illness is still widely and falsely believed, even by doctors, to be easy to diagnose and readily treatable
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Florida is perfect environment for ticks to flourish | Ask the Dog Trainer

Florida is perfect environment for ticks to flourish | Ask the Dog Trainer | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
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TRIBUNE. L'épidémie de Lyme, un problème majeur de santé publique

TRIBUNE. L'épidémie de Lyme, un problème majeur de santé publique | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Plusieurs médecins, membres de la Fédération française contre les maladies vectorielles à tiques, rappellent la réalité de la forme chronique de la maladie de Lyme.
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Is there really a 'big epidemic' of tick diseases? CDC warns about 7 new viruses

Is there really a 'big epidemic' of tick diseases? CDC warns about 7 new viruses | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Is this going to be a bad year for ticks? Spotting the signs of Lyme disease, tick paralysis and other tick diseases.
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Lyme disease: Resolving the “Lyme wars” - Harvard Health Blog - Harvard Health Publishing

Lyme disease: Resolving the “Lyme wars” - Harvard Health Blog - Harvard Health Publishing | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Most people who get Lyme disease recover after a course of antibiotics, but some patients continue to experience symptoms for months or even years. There is much controversy around post-treatment Lyme disease, particularly in how long patients should continue taking antibiotics.
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Bills would impact local research on Lyme disease - News - poconorecord.com - Stroudsburg, PA

Bills would impact local research on Lyme disease - News - poconorecord.com - Stroudsburg, PA | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
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FDA Clears Gold Standard Diagnostic Lyme Disease Assay

The test is intended for use as the initial screen in the two-step testing process recommended by the CDC for detecting antibodies against B. burgdorferi.
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My seven-year-old boy has been left permanently brain damaged after being bitten by a TICK in our garden

My seven-year-old boy has been left permanently brain damaged after being bitten by a TICK in our garden | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
AMY Mitchell was heartbroken when her son Adam started regressing - but the worst was yet to come. He became critically ill, developed meningitis and still has brain damage. The culprit? A tiny garden bug.
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Parents' Lyme Disease fears as children on Great Orme are bitten by ticks - Daily Post

Parents' Lyme Disease fears as children on Great Orme are bitten by ticks - Daily Post | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it

Worried mums are checking their children day and night for the blood-sucking creatures after 'increasing' number of bites
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Bella Hadid's Lyme Disease - How Bella Hadid Treats Her Lyme Disease

Bella Hadid's Lyme Disease - How Bella Hadid Treats Her Lyme Disease | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Everything she's said about her illness, and how she treats it. 
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Healthcare | Free Full-Text | Persistent Borrelia Infection in Patients with Ongoing Symptoms of Lyme Disease | HTML

Healthcare | Free Full-Text | Persistent Borrelia Infection in Patients with Ongoing Symptoms of Lyme Disease | HTML | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Introduction: Lyme disease is a tickborne illness that generates controversy among medical providers and researchers. One of the key topics of debate is the existence of persistent infection with the Lyme spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in patients who have been treated with recommended doses of antibiotics yet remain symptomatic. Persistent spirochetal infection despite antibiotic therapy has recently been demonstrated in non-human primates. We present evidence of persistent Borrelia infection despite antibiotic therapy in patients with ongoing Lyme disease symptoms. Methods: In this pilot study, culture of body fluids and tissues was performed in a randomly selected group of 12 patients with persistent Lyme disease symptoms who had been treated or who were being treated with antibiotics. Cultures were also performed on a group of ten control subjects without Lyme disease. The cultures were subjected to corroborative microscopic, histopathological and molecular testing for Borrelia organisms in four independent laboratories in a blinded manner. Results: Motile spirochetes identified histopathologically as Borrelia were detected in culture specimens, and these spirochetes were genetically identified as Borrelia burgdorferi by three distinct polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based approaches. Spirochetes identified as Borrelia burgdorferi were cultured from the blood of seven subjects, from the genital secretions of ten subjects, and from a skin lesion of one subject. Cultures from control subjects without Lyme disease were negative for Borrelia using these methods. Conclusions: Using multiple corroborative detection methods, we showed that patients with persistent Lyme disease symptoms may have ongoing spirochetal infection despite antibiotic treatment, similar to findings in non-human primates. The optimal treatment for persistent Borrelia infection remains to be determined.
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Lyme disease may linger even with treatment | TribLIVE

Lyme disease may linger even with treatment | TribLIVE | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Here's a terrifying concept: the battle against Lyme disease isn't progressing. In fact, the ticks are winning, reporter Mary Beth Pfeiffer warned Monday in Scientifi
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Martial arts champ tells of Lyme disease hell after a bite from a single tick made him go blind - Mirror Online

Martial arts champ tells of Lyme disease hell after a bite from a single tick made him go blind - Mirror Online | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it

Stephen Bullough, 51, is a world record holder who says "everything has been taken" from him after a country walk left him without his sight
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7 Signs & Symptoms of Lyme Disease - Rash, Fatigue, Joint Pain

7 Signs & Symptoms of Lyme Disease - Rash, Fatigue, Joint Pain | Lyme Disease & Other Vector Borne Diseases | Scoop.it
Lyme disease can cause a rash, but there are other symptoms to watch out for, too. Here's what you need to know about beginning symptoms, those that may show up long after a tick bite, plus, what you can expect when you seek medical care.
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