30 jul

World Health Organization updates their ICD codes and include Congenital Lyme Borreliosis!

De Wereldgezondheidsorganisatie heeft in de 11e editie de ICD codes voor Lyme aangepast en na 25 jaar eindelijk weer ge-update. Er zijn 3 belangrijke codes bijgekomen: 1. Met de nieuwste codes erkent de WHO dat Lyme overdraagbaar is van moeder op kind tijdens de zwangerschap. 2. Ook dementie door Lyme heeft een eigen code gekregen [...]
27 jun

Corruption and Human Rights Violations Against Lyme Doctors, Scientists and Parents Now on United Nations Record

Corruption and Human Rights Violations Against Lyme Doctors, Scientists and Parents Now on United Nations Record The 2018 Report ‘The Situation of the Human Rights Defenders of Lyme and Relapsing Fever Borreliosis Patients’ was submitted to Special Rapporteur Corruption and Human Rights Violations Against Lyme Doctors, Scientists and Parents Now on United Nations Record The [...]
18 apr

Infection Found in Patients with Persistent Symptoms of Lyme Disease

A previous study from Tulane University showed that the Lyme spirochete could survive antibiotic therapy in monkeys. In the present study, researchers used sophisticated techniques to examine culture samples from twelve human patients who had positive antibody tests for Lyme disease and persistent symptoms despite prior or current antibiotic treatment. All twelve patients had positive [...]
18 dec

Variable manifestations, diverse seroreactivity and post-treatment persistence in non-human primates exposed to Borrelia burgdorferi by tick feeding

Variable manifestations, diverse seroreactivity and post-treatment persistence in non-human primates exposed to Borrelia burgdorferi by tick feeding The efficacy and accepted regimen of antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease has been a point of significant contention among physicians and patients. While experimental studies in animals have offered evidence of post-treatment persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi, variations in [...]
19 okt

Controversies in Persistent (Chronic) Lyme Disease

Controversies in Persistent (Chronic) Lyme Disease The volume of evidence supporting persistent infection is substantial. Persistent infection has been demonstrated in patients with Lyme disease by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and culture.48–58 An NIH-sponsored xenodiagnostic study in humans documented that uninfected ticks acquired B burgdorferi deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) from feeding on a persistently symptomatic patient [...]
16 okt

First Officially Recognized Report on Violations of Lyme Patients’ Human Rights is Released

UPDATING ICD11 Borreliosis Diagnostic Codes – First Officially Recognized Report on Violations of Lyme Patients’ Human Rights is Released For more information, contact Jenna Luché-Thayer email: jennaluche@gmail.com I have some exciting news about our report that was submitted to United Nations! As you may know, I founded an international Ad Hoc Committee of scientists, medical professionals, [...]
11 sep

Dr. Neil Spector Speaks at Focus on Lyme 2017

Top Lyme Awareness door Dr. Neil Spector, top kankerspecialist in US, en Lyme ervaringsdeskundige. Hij moest een harttransplantatie ondergaan door Lyme Disease. De diagnose bleef lang uit, en hij werd lang niet geloofd door zijn collega’s, zoals het voor de meeste patiënten het geval is. Hier spreekt hij over wat er kan gedaan worden voor [...]
05 sep

Empirical validation of the Horowitz Multiple Systemic Infectious Disease Syndrome Questionnaire for suspected Lyme disease

Empirical validation of the Horowitz Multiple Systemic Infectious Disease Syndrome Questionnaire for suspected Lyme disease The results consistently demonstrated that the HMQ accurately differentiated those with Lyme disease from healthy individuals. Three migratory pain survey items (persistent muscular pain, arthritic pain, and nerve pain/paresthesias) robustly identified individuals with verified Lyme disease. The results support the [...]
12 aug

European Centre For Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) erkend lyme als ernstige bedreigende infectieziekte

Een document waar Lyme Disease/Borreliosis, tularemie, tekenencefalitis (alle tekenbeetziekten) door het europese center for disease prevention and control worden erkend als ernstige bedreigende infectieziektes. Late Lyme wordt als dusdanig nog niet vermeld, maar dat moet ooit volgen. Link Diseases were selected according to the definition of ‘serious cross-border threat to health’ from Decision 1082/2013/EU on [...]