I’m very surprised that this is just now coming about. You would have thought that patient outcomes would have been included in research studies. This shows real promise to the chronic illness community that studies into Tick/Vector borne illnesses will show a different picture of patients after treatment. This is a 3 hour presentation but if you are even a little bit medically literate you will find it interesting.
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- UI gets $1.8 million from CDC to study bug-borne diseases February 24, 2017The U.S. is not as well prepared to deal with illness spread by insects as most people may think. That's what a $10 million grant spread over five Midwestern universities, including the University of Illinois, is all about, said a researcher who will be leading work on vector-borne illness at the UI over the next five years.
- Arkansas Health Department: Two Cases Of Lyme Disease Found In Arkansas February 24, 2017These cases are the first that meet the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's qualifications for the disease since 2007, according to an ADH press release. Arkansas is considered a low-incidence state for Lyme disease.
- Chris Smith - We need more resources for chronic Lyme disease February 23, 2017Spring is coming. So are the ticks. That means New Jerseyans will be at an increased risk of contracting Lyme disease .
- A high-throughput genetic screen identifies previously... February 23, 2017Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease in humans, is exposed to reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in both the tick vector and vertebrate reservoir hosts. B. burgdorferi contains a limited repertoire of canonical oxidative stress response genes, suggesting that novel gene functions may be important for protection of B. burgdorferi agains […]
- UI gets $1.8 million from CDC to study bug-borne diseases February 24, 2017