Health/Medical

Researchers Identify Virus and Two Types of Bacteria as Major Causes of Alzheimer’s

Microbes Alzheimers A worldwide team of senior scientists and clinicians have come together to produce an editorial which indicates that certain microbes – a specific virus and two specific types of bacteria – are major causes of Alzheimer’s Disease. Their paper, which has been published online in the highly regarded peer-reviewed journal, Journal of Alzheimer’s … Continue reading Researchers Identify Virus and Two Types of Bacteria as Major Causes of Alzheimer’s

Gut bust: Intestinal microbes in peril

By Bruce Goldman Let’s be clear: Justin and Erica Sonnenburg, both PhD, are not advocating a return en masse to the hunter-gatherer lifestyle that has characterized 95 percent of our species’ evolutionary history. Modern society is great! The benefits of industrial civilization are too numerous to name. Here are just a few: Abundant food supplies. … Continue reading Gut bust: Intestinal microbes in peril

Under Our Skin: And Maybe Under Yours

UNDER OUR SKIN: AND MAYBE UNDER YOURS   (Purchase Under Our Skin and get the sequel, Emergence, free. December purchases, doubled!) CDC Is Not Enough Basic understanding of how tick born pathogens behave in the human host in advance of exposure could protect the quality of life you or your loved one's currently enjoy. Trusting … Continue reading Under Our Skin: And Maybe Under Yours

Long-Forgotten Research Unearths New Mystery About Lyme Disease

By Charles Piller Introduction On the top of a stack of documents in his garage was a mysterious note, penned boldly in red ink in the scientist’s unmistakable handwriting. “I wondered why somebody didn’t do something,” it said. “Then I realized that I am somebody.” _______________ Discovery sparks questions about factors that may make ailment … Continue reading Long-Forgotten Research Unearths New Mystery About Lyme Disease

Your Witness

May 27, 2016 I will be your witness. I will bear witness the way I was taught, the way I understand witness-bearing. As a perpetrator. Because I am a beneficiary of the system that steals from your body, and delivers to mine. I see my future. That soon I will be cannibalized, too. That doctors … Continue reading Your Witness

Right To Cure: Lyme Disease Patient Goes On Hunger Strike

Please sign and share the petition to raise awareness and stop the World Wide Epidemic of Lyme Disease and other Tick Born Pathogens. SEE ENGLISH TRANSLATION BELOW Grève de la faim Matthias Lacoste, père de deux enfants de 4 ans et 20 mois, a décidé d’arrêter de s’alimenter et stopper l’ensemble de ses traitements depuis … Continue reading Right To Cure: Lyme Disease Patient Goes On Hunger Strike

Scotts Valley Man With ALS And Lyme Disease Requests Research Support From Hillary Clinton

By Ryan Masters SCOTTS VALLEY Walk into John Pecoraro’s Scotts Valley home and the first thing you notice are the framed posters on the wall; dozens of original Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd and Rolling Stones concert posters dating back to the 1960s. “I’ve been pretty lucky,” Pecoraro said. “I’ve traveled the world and seen the … Continue reading Scotts Valley Man With ALS And Lyme Disease Requests Research Support From Hillary Clinton

A New Bacterium Recognized As A Cause Of Lyme Disease: Borrelia Bissettii

By Golovchenko M, Vancová M, Clark K, Oliver JH, Grubhoffer L, Rudenko N. A divergent spirochete strain isolated from a resident of the southeastern United States was identified by multilocus sequence typing as Borrelia bissettii. Abstract BACKGROUND: Out of 20 spirochete species from Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (s.l.) complex recognized to date some are considered … Continue reading A New Bacterium Recognized As A Cause Of Lyme Disease: Borrelia Bissettii

The Epidemic Of Our Time

Lyme Disease: My Journey To Health (The Methods, Research & Mindset I Used to Fight Lyme) In the fullness of time, the mainstream handling of chronic Lyme disease will be viewed as one of the most shameful episodes in the history of medicine because elements of academic medicine, elements of government and virtually the entire … Continue reading The Epidemic Of Our Time

Ticks That Carry Lyme Disease Now In 45% Of US Counties

Ticks that spread the deadly Lyme disease live in about half of all US counties, the Journal of Medical Entomology reports. The geographical reach of the bloodsucking arachnid parasites “has changed substantially” since the last study 18 years ago. “This study shows that the distribution of Lyme disease vectors has changed substantially over the last … Continue reading Ticks That Carry Lyme Disease Now In 45% Of US Counties