Sunday, November 23, 2014

What's Happening in the Lyme World Lately?

Hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving!

Events That Took Place in November

November 4, 2014

Protest: Patient Emergence~Oregon Health Policy Board Meetings Coordinator:  Deb Elder Where: OHSU Division of Infectious Diseases 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road L457 Portland OR 97239-3098 See Pictures and More Information Here
The Holiday Wishlist Starts! 
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Pain Summit Lyme Booth
Nov 14, 2014
Laurie Myers is setting up a Lyme booth at the Pain summit.
https://www.facebook.com/events/241713422691306/?pnref=story
Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ, US

Sadly Those we Lost in November

Two huge advocates for Lyme Disease. 

Dr Willy Burgdorfer Read Memorial Here






Leslie Feinberg Read Memorial Here





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Teleconferences and Radio Interviews for November

Lyme Thriving Teleconferences
Nov 3rd, 2014 
Jenny Rush hosting. The topic is dealing with the process of returning to normal life after a prolonged illness. Recording of the call Facebook Event Page
Nov 20th, 2014Special guest Dr. Gary Gruber will be making a live video presentation on Lyme Disease and intestinal health.
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In the News

These following articles were all from November


Yahoo!7 News
Australians flock to overseas Lyme diseasetreatment. Thousands of Australians are suffering from Lyme Disease and being diagnosed in overseas labs, despite the government insisting can’t be contracted here. Sunday Night: November 23, 2014, 6:30 pm.

Boston Globe
Burns’s experience, along with two other cases detailed in a paper published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine (a publication of the Journal of the American Medical Association), highlights the challenges — and dangers — of some Lyme disease …


WBUR
Potentially promising news on Lyme disease: Johns Hopkins researchers report a new, improved test for determining which drugs may work against Lyme diseasebacteria that persist even after antibiotic treatment. This enters the contentious realm of …

ESPN
“It’s really special because Lyme disease has become part of my life now,” Delle Donne said in a phone interview. “I learned that I’ll wake up every day and deal with it. There are good days and bad days. If I can be a voice and reach out to people and 

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
A film about Lyme disease titled “Under Our Skin” will be screened at 7 p.m. Thursday in the American Legion, 33 Center Ave. in Plymouth. Meaghan E. Bird, an infectious disease technologist with the Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory at East Stroudsburg …

Poughkeepsie Journal
The Infectious Disease Society of America holds that 28 days of antibiotics are enough to kill the spirochete that causes Lyme disease. However, some advocates in the medical community and sufferers of Lyme disease have fought to change those 

AGNR Scientist Awarded Funding to Further Lyme Disease Research
Inside his state-of-the-art lab, Pal’s team grows Borrelia in test tubes, genetically modifies the pathogen, and uses it to infect ticks at different stages of development to figure out which components of the bacteria help it to survive
WCSH-TV
The Centers for Disease Control follows the Infectious Disease Society of Americaguidelines, which shows three weeks is enough time for the antibiotics to cure Lyme Disease. Using the same clinical data, InternationalLyme and Associated Diseases 

Boston Globe
John Burns wasn’t getting better. He was diagnosed with Lyme disease six years ago near his home in Albany, N.Y., using a federally approved test. While he was treated with several courses of antibiotics. Seven months later, he was still suffering from …

Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic
Hunters, hikers and others who spend time outdoors in wooded or bushy areas and meadows may be at risk for tick bites. And those bites can lead to Lyme disease. Ticks also like the 

New York Times
Willy Burgdorfer, a medical entomologist who in 1982 identified the cause of what had been a mysterious affliction, Lyme disease, died on Monday at a hospital in Hamilton, Mont. He was 89. The cause was complications of Parkinson’s disease, said Tom …

Washington Post
Wilhelm “Willy” Burgdorfer, a Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that cause Lyme disease, died Nov. 17 in Hamilton, Mont. He was 89.

Boston Globe
John Burns wasn’t getting better. He was diagnosed with Lyme disease six years ago near his home in Albany, N.Y., using a federally approved test. While he was treated with several courses of antibiotics. Seven months later, he was still suffering from …

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