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Recent Lyme News, Research, Politics, Stories, and Resources

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group

RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES
A Highly Expressed Human Protein, Apolipoprotein B-100, Serves as an Autoantigen in a Subgroup of Patients with Lyme Disease (Journal of Infectious Diseases)

A Novel Therapeutic Strategy for Mycoplasma Infectious Diseases (Elsevier, Personalized Medicine Universe)

A Short-term Borrelia burgdorferi Infection Model Identifies Tissue Tropisms and Bloodstream Survival Conferred by Adhesion Proteins  (Society for Microbiology, Infection and Immunity)

A Study on the Association Between Infectious Burden and Alzheimer's Disease (PubMed, from European Journal of Neurology)

Abundance and Infection Rates of Ixodes scapularis Nymphs Collected from Residential properties in Lyme Disease Endemic Areas in Connecticut, Maryland, and New York (Journal of Vector Ecology)

Bartonella clarridgeiae Bacteremia Detected in Asymptomatic Blood Donor  (Journal of Clinical Microbiology)

Bay Area Lyme Foundation Awards Grant to Harvard Medical School Researchers for Development of an Accurate Test for Lyme Disease (Bay Area Lyme)

Borrelia burgdorferi, the Causative Agent of Lyme Disease, Forms Drug-Resistant Persister Cells  (American Society for Microbiology, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy)
and an article on this research:
Researchers' Discovery May ExplainDifficulty inTreating Lyme Disease (News@NorthEastern)

Borrelia miyamotoi Disease in the Northeast United States: A Case Series (Annals of Internal Medicine)
and here's an article about this research:
New Tickborne Infection, More Common Than Once Believed, Circulating in Northeastern US (Forbes)

Characterizations of Individual Mouse Red Blood Cells Parasitized by Babesia microti Using 3-D Holographic Microscopy (Nature)

Climate Change Influences on the Annual Onset of Lyme Disease in the United States (Elsevier. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases)

Comprehensive Serological Profiling of Human Populations Using a Synthetic Human Virome  (Science)
and an article about this new test:
This Blood Scan Reveals Every Virus That's Ever Infected You (Popular Science)

Damage of Collagen and Elastic Fibres by Borrelia burgdorferi - Known and New Clinical Histopathological Aspects (The Open Neurology Journal)

Did Bartonella henselae Contribute to the Deaths of Two Veterinarians? (Parasites and Vectors)

Does Mindfulness Improve Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Pain?  Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (PubMed.com - from the British Journal of General Practice)

High Doses of Biotin in Chronic Cases of Multiple Sclerosis: A Pilot Study (PubMed, from Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders)
and a similar study:
Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Responds to Biotin (EMax Health)

Identification of New Compounds with High Activity Against Stationary Phase Borrelia burgdorferi from the NCI Compound Collection (Emerging Microbes and Infections)

Increasing Evidence Points to Inflammation as Source of Nervous System Manifestations of Lyme Disease (Science Daily article, sourced from Elsevier Health Sciences)

Infections and Cardiovascular Disease:  Is Bartonella henselae Contributing to this Matter?  (Journal of Medical Microbiology)

K-State Scientists will Breed Ticks to Slow the Spread of Diseases  (Kansas City Star)

Mitochondrial "Collateral Damage" Thanks to Big Pharma (Global Research)

Mycoplasma pneumonia Associated with Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia:  Case Report and Literature Review (Pub Med, from Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases)

New Monies for Lyme Research Under Defence Health Program (Lyme Disease Association)

Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Adult Female Ticks (Ixodes scapulars), Wisconsin 2010-2013(Journal of Vector Ecology)

Season is an Unreliable Predictor of Lyme Neuroborreliosis (Danish Medical Journal)

The Association Between Infectious Burden and Parkinson's Disease:  A Case-Control Study  (Parkinsonism and Related Disorders)

The Use of Low-Dose Naltrexone as a Novel Anti-inflammatory Treatment for Chronic Pain (Clinical Rheumatology)

LYME POLITICS AND CONTROVERSIES

Alternative Lyme Disease Treatment Bill Clears Maine Senate (Bangor Daily News)

Antibiotics Resistance Solutions Initiative (Centers for Disease Control)

Blumenthal, Ayotte, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Strengthen Lyme Disease Prevention, Education and Research, Following Lyme Awareness Month

Committee Transcripts:  Standing Committee on Social Policy - 2015-Jun-01 - Bill 27, Provincial Framework and Action Plan concerning Emerging Vector-BorneDiseases Act, 2015 (Legislative Assembly of Ontario)

Disabled, Chronically Ill Americans to Occupy the United States Dept of Justice (USDOJ) from June 1 2015 to July 4, 2015 (ME Advocacy)

House Boosting Programs to Assist Lyme Patients (Congressman Chris Smith, NJ)

Lyme Disease is 'Definitely Spreading' in Canada, Warns Expert (CTV News)
and here's CanLyme's Jim Wilson responding to some misinformation in the above interview:

Lyme, The Ties that Bind (Archived from May 2013) (Poughkeepsie Journal)

Robert F Kennedy Jr Takes on Big Pharma and the Vaccine Industry (Off the Grid)

Template Letter to Send to Your MP - contact victorialye@gmail.com for copy

The Federal Government of Canada NOT Acting in Good Faith So Far on Bill C-442 (CanLyme)

OTHER NEWS, REPORTS & STORIES
AUDIO:  Show 996: Mystery and Lyme Disease Misdiagnosis (Interview of Neil Spector, MD, on The People's Pharmacy) 

Beginning Lyme Treatment:  LDI, Des Bio, and Detox (Intoxicated on Life Blog)

Feeling Myself:  Kathleen Hanna Gets Back to Work (Pitchfork)

Increased Risk for Lyme Disease as More Ticks Move to NFLD.  (CBC Newfoundland)

Local Woman Tells Nightmare of Lyme Disease (The Squamish Chief)

LymeLight Foundation's 3rd Annual Ryde for Lyme

Lyme Seizures:  Will They Go Away?  (Hope to Health Blog)

Make Sure You Avoid These Illnesses After Enjoying Summer Activities Outdoors (Winnipeg Free Press)

New Storyhorse Theatre Presents Local's Lives as Docudrama (Rural Intelligence)

Only Two or Three Years to Live, What to do, Right Now? (Ottawa Citizen)

Supreme Court of Canada Throws Out Law Against Medical Marijuana Edibles (CKNW)

The Perfect Thing My Doctor Said About My Life with Chronic Illness (Huffington Post)

This is What Lyme Disease Feels Like (Huffington Post)

Walking Together to Beat Lyme Disease (Niagara This Week)

UCONN Grad Slowed by Lyme Disease Writes a Children's Book with Her Mom (The Courant)

RIDE FOR LYME
Cyclists Take on Lyme Disease as They Cycle Across Canada (CHEX TV)

Lyme Disease Cross-Canada Trek Coming to Peterborough (My Kawartha)

Ride For Lyme - The Adelaine Project  (Donate, Get Involved, LiveTrack, Our Mission)

Ride for Lyme Facebook Page - read the daily dedications and see photos of their trip across Canadahttps://www.facebook.com/RideForLyme?fref=photo



RESOURCES

12 'Live More' Lessons (from  LymeLessLiveMore.com) 

Adrenal Health Teleclass Series (Free)

AUDIO:  New Treatments for Methylation and Chronic Illness (Alan Vinitsky, MD, with host Neil Nathan, MD) 

Children's Lyme Disease Network

Dave Asprey and Ritchie Shoemaker:  A Brainstorming Session on Furthering the Science on Mold Toxins  (Paradigm Change)

Eliminating Ammonia Toxicity in Lyme Disease, MS, ALS, Autism and Parkinson's (Dr David Jernigan, Hansa Center)

Fat, Tired and Inflamed?  Could it be Your Thyroid?  (Dr Mark Hyman)

Free Tick Testing at Mount Allison University

Natural Anti-Biofilm Agents (The Science of Nutrition)

Neural Prolotherapy - An Effective Pain Therapy (May 2015) (Jeff Harris, ND, Townsend Letter)

Some Helpful Links from Dr Liz Zubek for People Applying for Disability
1)  RAND Health Medical Outcomes Study: A standardized questionnaire useful to determine degree of disability in many areas. 
2)  RAND Scoring Sheets:
3)  RAND Comparison Scores:
4)  Scoring Sheets for the Revised Canadian ME/CFS Case Definition 
5)  ME De Paul Symptom Questionnaire
6)  Fibromyalgia Criteria American College of Rheumatology 2010
7)  Clinical Working Case Definition for ME/CFS
8)  Activity Logs

Success Treating Lyme Disease Naturally without Antibiotic Drugs (Health Impact News)

The Treat Lyme Book (Dr Marty Ross - $20 subscription includes ongoing updated and new articles)

Tick Encounter Resource Center (Rhode Island University)

Tick Removal Kits Available from CanLyme (or from Merina if you're in the Victoria area) Price is $15 (no tax or shipping charges)

VIDEO:  Pat Smith, "The State of Lyme Disease", June 2 2015

VIDEO:  Dr Richard Horowitz, "Why Can't I Get Better", June 2, 2015  

VIDEO:  TickLES Educational Video  (for kids from LymeDiseaseAssociation.org)

Webinar:  Conversations with Marty Ross, MD, June 4 and 11, 2015http://www.treatlyme.net/webinar-recordings/

What Your Doctor Should Have Ordered Instead of Those Drugs! (Suzy Cohen, RPh)

UPCOMING EVENTS


June 28:  Victoria Lyme Disease Awareness & Support Group Meeting: near Hillside Mall, Contact victorialyne@gmail.com for details

July 6:  Strength Within FREE Music Session - 130 - 330 pm in the Cook Street Activity Centre  (380 Cook Street)

October 15 - 18:  ILADS Fundamentals Course and Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale(Registration is now open)

October 17-18:  Neurovascular Connections - Vancouver 2015
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/neurovascular-connections-vancouver-2015-tickets-15062769148

DISCLAIMER:  We are not doctors and as such, do not offer any medical advice.  Please discuss any potential changes to your treatment protocol with your doctor. 


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Recent Lyme News, Research, Politics, Stories, and Resources

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group

It would be helpful to know whether people read this bi-monthly newsletter, so if you have a moment please email victorialyme@gmail.com and let us know if you read it or don't read it, and if you have any other feedback, we'd be happy to hear from you.  

RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES

Cerebralspinal Fluid Cytology of Lyme Neuroborreliosis:  A Report of 3 Cases with Literature Review (Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers)

Cytokines, Which Contribute to Inflammation, Found at High Levels in Brains of Suicidal Patients  (Medical Daily)

Distribution and Habitat of Ixodes pacificus and Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Utah (Journal of Medical Entomology)
http://jme.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/08/17/jme.tjv124

Identification and Characterization of Anaplasma phagocytophilum Proteins Involved in Infection of the Tick Vector Ixodes scapularis (PLOS One)
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0137237

Liposomal Glutathione Supplementation Restores TH1 Cytokine Response  (Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research)
http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/jir.2014.0210

Magnetic Pulses to Brain Bring Relief for Tinnitus Patients (Hearing Review)
http://www.hearingreview.com/2015/07/magnetic-pulses-brain-bring-relief-tinnitus-patients/

Opening the Black Box of Anaplasma phagocytophilum Diversity:  Current Situation and Future Prospectives  (Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology)
http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fcimb.2015.00061/abstract

Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, and Babesia microti in Host-Seeking Ixodes scapularis from Pennsylvania  (Journal of Medical Entomology)
http://jme.oxfordjournals.org/content/52/4/693

Tertiary Treponematosis  (Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology Research)

Testing Patients with Nonspecific Symptoms for Antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi sense lato Does Not Provide Useful Clinical Information about Their Etiology (Clinical Microbiology and Infection)
http://www.clinicalmicrobiologyandinfection.com/article/S1198-743X(15)00791-0/abstract

The Role of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in the Initial Onset and Exacerbations of Asthma  (Allergy and Asthma Proceedings)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24801462

Treatment of Lyme Neuroborreliosis with Plasmapheresis (Journal of Clinical Aphaeresis)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jca.21430/abstract


LYME POLITICS AND CONTROVERSIES  

Lyme Advocates to Protest at IDWeek:  Guidelines Update Underway (WebWire)

Lyme Disease Tests May Not Be Accurate for Some Canadians - Patients Worried (CanLyme, Global TV)

Patients Worried about Lyme Disease Right to Push for Answers (Chronicle Herald)

Politics of Lyme Disease Turn Patients into Victims (Dr Daniel Cameron)

Reply to "Lyme Disease: How Reliable are Serological Results?" (Ontario Lyme Alliance, CMAJ)

The Lyme Quilt Joins Forces with the Mayday Project  (Web Wire)

VIDEO:  Faces of Lyme in Ontario (Lyme Ontario)


OTHER NEWS, REPORTS & STORIES

Deer Ticks Pose Year-Round Threat (Roanoke Times)
http://www.roanoke.com/news/education/higher_education/virginia_tech/deer-ticks-pose-year-round-threat/article_e0175322-5345-5c5f-82f2-a62e9d83a69d.html

Lone Star Ticks Found to be Breeding in Chappy  (Vineyard Gazette)
http://vineyardgazette.com/news/2015/09/03/lone-star-ticks-found-be-breeding-chappy?k=vg5584274eb9176

Lyme Deaths from Heart Inflammation Likely Worse Than We Thought (Forbes)
http://www.forbes.com/sites/judystone/2015/09/04/lyme-deaths-from-heart-inflammation-likely-worse-than-we-thought/

Lyme Disease and Suicide, An Ignored Problem (CNN iReport)
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1037462

Meet the Unhappy Billionaire:  Does Money Ensure Happiness? (*his son has Lyme) (The Telegraph)
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/predictions/money/11843966/Meet-the-unhappy-billionaire-Does-money-ensure-happiness.html

N.L. Woman Who Beat Lyme Disease Now Researching Illness in U.S.  (CBC)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/n-l-woman-who-beat-lyme-disease-now-researching-illness-in-u-s-1.3221076

Somatics Exercises Described as "Toolbox" for Coping with Pain (Calgary Herald)
http://calgaryherald.com/entertainment/local-arts/somatics-exercises-described-as-a-toolbox-for-coping-with-pain

What I Wish People Understood about Teenagers with Chronic Illness (The Mighty)
http://themighty.com/2015/09/what-i-wish-people-understood-about-teenagers-with-chronic-illnesses/

You'll Never Know  (Nugget.ca)
http://www.nugget.ca/2015/09/09/youll-never-know


RESOURCES

8 Things You Can Do to Live Well with Chronic Illness 

10 Steps to Reverse Autoimmune Disease (Dr Mark Hyman)

Advanced 2015 Babesia Care (James Schaller, MD, Townsend Letter)

AUDIO:  Electromagnetic Fields  (Dr Dietrich Klinghardt, Electromagnetic Health)

Bioresonance:  Healing with Waves (La Maison)

Cannabis?  Crucial in Lyme?  Medical Marijuana and Overcoming Chronic Illness (Dr Tristan Wallace, Sophia Health)

Multifactorial Approaches to Lyme Infection (Dan Kenner, PhD, Townsend Letter)

NEW BOOK:  David Skidmore's "Lyme Loonies" is a Creatively Crafted and Vividly Illustrated Journey into the Truths and Myths of Living with Lyme Disease  (PR Web)

NEW BOOK:  Suffering the Silence: Chronic Lyme Disease in an Age of Denial (Allie Cashel, LymeDisease.org)

NEW BOOK:  When Your Child Has Lyme Disease:  A Parents Survival Guide (Dorothy Kupcha Leland, LymeDisease.org)

Pinella:  Brain Fog Be Gone  (Tired of Lyme Blog)

Shorts (includes Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Chronic Lyme, Sexual Transmission of Lyme?) (July Klotter, Townsend Letter)

The MTHFR Gene Mutation and How to Rewire Your Genetics (Dave Asprey, Bulletproof)

TOUCHED BY LYME:  Six Apps to Simplify Life with Lyme (LymeDisease.org)

VIDEO:  "Emergence of Lyme Disease in Canada"  Speaker Dr Andrew Perregrine

VIDEO:  "What the Lymph System is, and Why it's Probably Responsible for Your Pain"  (Dr Marc Weil)


UPCOMING EVENTS

September 18-19:  Integrated Therapies Institute, (Portland, OR)
http://www.itiportland.com 

September 27:  Victoria Lyme Awareness & Support Group Meeting and
PRESENTATION by Dr Maria Payne Boorman, ND (will include info on Low Dose Immunotherapy)
1-3 pm, 1454 Hillside Avenue, Victoria

September 28 - October 5:  Free Online "Holistic Dental Health Summit"
http://holisticoralhealthsummit.com

October 1 - 4:  American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) 50th Annual Conference.  Fort Myers, Florida.  
October 1-3: Neuroimmunotoxicology
October 4:  Low Dose Immunotherapy (LDA/LDI)
http://www.aaemconference.com/fall/

October 1-5:  Energy Psychology Conference Canada 2015 - Victoria
Featuring Bessel A. van der Kolk, MD "Changing the Score the Body Keeps"
http://www.epccanada.ca/#arvlbdata

October 15 - 18:  ILADS Fundamentals Course and Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale (Registration is now open)
 http://www.ilads.org/lyme_programs/ftlauderdale/ilads-ftlauderdale.php

October 17-18:  Neurovascular Connections - Vancouver 2015
http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/neurovascular-connections-vancouver-2015-tickets-15062769148

October 25:  Victoria Lyme Awareness & Support Group Meeting and
PRESENTATION by Dr Jasmine Wong, ND, and Dr Kyle Morrison, ND
1-3 pm, near Hillside Mall. Contact victorialyme@gmail.com for directions.

November 14 - 15:  Lyme Disease Association/Columbia's 16th annual scientific CME conference: Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Science Bridging the Gap, at the Providence-Warwick Crowne Plaza, Warwick, Rhode Island.
http://www.lymediseaseassociation.org/index.php/lda-news-a-updates/1419-16th-annual-ldacolumbia-lyme-conf

DISCLAIMER:  We are not doctors and as such, do not offer any medical advice.  Please discuss any potential changes to your treatment protocol with your doctor. 

AGENDA – Sunday, March 22, 2015

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group


MEETING INFORMATION

Meetings are normally held on the fourth Sunday of each month (but not this month due to the Health Show) near Hillside Mall. Email victorialyme@gmail.com for directions.
Coffee and tea are provided free of charge.  Snacks to share are always appreciated.  We ask that you not wear any fragrances for those who are sensitive.
Please try your best to be on time so we can start right away.  
Let us know if there is anything you would like us to add to the agenda (news, discussion topic, etc) by emailing us at victorialyme@gmail.com
PRESENTATION:  1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Darren Wagnor will tell us about how to apply for the Disability Tax Credit and Registered Disability Savings Plan.  

INTRODUCTIONS & SUPPORT FOR MEMBERS:  1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
NEW ITEMS and UPDATES:  3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
For Discussion
1.  Victoria Women's Spring Expo  - report and discussion about our recent awareness event.
2.  Victoria Pet Expo - need volunteers for our awareness booth on April 11/12 
3.  Let's Talk About Lyme in Metchosin! - upcoming awareness event
4.  Group organization, funds, and how you can help 
5.  Future Presentations - your ideas are welcome  

Updates
1.  "Let's Talk About Lyme" T-shirts.  We have men's and women's t-shirts for sale.  $10 each.
2.  Group Library.  Our group purchases and loans out books and DVDs on Lyme and co-infections.  Cost to join our library is $10.  Items can be borrowed for one month.  Please be courteous and return borrowed books on time.  Book donations are always appreciated.  Please let us know if there are any books/DVDs that you would like us to order.  *Two copies of Stephen Buhner's newest book on Anaplasma, Babesia, and Ehrlichia have arrived.
3.  Facebook Group.  Our Facebook group for people with Lyme disease on Vancouver Island is a great way to keep up to date on news and connect with others.  Log into Facebook, search for the Vancouver Island Lyme Group, and ask to join. The group is private – others can see who the members are, but only members can post and read posts, invite, and approve new members.   
4. Tick Test Kits from Janet Sperling.  Due to the new costs involved in tick identification ($30) and testing for ticks ($35) from veterinarians, Janet Sperling has sent us some more tick collection vials, complete with prepaid envelopes to mail live ticks.  She is doing research on ticks in Canada and would be happy to receive live ticks that you find on your dog, in the environment, or crawling on you (ticks cannot be feeding on you - those must go to the BC CDC).  Please pick up a few kits for your veterinarian.
5.  Group Financial Report 

NEXT MEETING:  Sunday, April 26 from 1 to 4 p.m.
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Webcast Oct 12: Take control of the Lyme research agenda

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group

Mount Allison University, with the generous support of the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation, has established a Lyme disease research node.
We invite members of the Lyme community, family, caregivers, healthcare providers, veterinarians and all others to join us for a one hour live roundtable webcast on Wed October 12 at:... see http://tinyurl.com/jjqnf9c
Please pass this along to your physicians as well.

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I recently came across a post on a Quackwatch-type of blog where the author had posted my warning letter letter about ingesting bacterial soil organisms – also known as HSO’s, SO’s, SBO’s, or probiotics: “Along with a book I ordered called “The IBD Remission Diet” by Jini Patel Thompson, came a page inserted later by…

Jini Patel Thompson and Dane Johnson talk probiotics

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In this video, Jini and Dane discuss probiotics, their personal healing journeys, and general gut health:

TRADITIONAL KEFIR of CAUCASUS

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Probiotic [Pro= for, Biotic= life] = Life-promoting or For-life as opposed to Antibiotic [Anti= against, Biotic= life]= Against-life. Probiotic refers to live microorganisms [or their byproducts addendum Dom], which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the…

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Canada’s Student Vaccination Swindle

by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

If you live in Canada, you may have thought – like I did – that having a “Do not vaccinate my child” letter on file at your school was enough to ensure your child wasn’t vaccinated during routine school vaccinations. However, that is NOT the case. My daughter just brought home a Consent Form from…

Bravo Probiotics - Makes GcMAF (MAF314) in your Gut!

Bravo Probiotics - Makes GcMAF (MAF314) in your Gut!


Bravo Probiotics - Makes GcMAF (MAF314) in your Gut!

Bravo Probiotics - Makes GcMAF (MAF314) In Your Gut

Best Probiotic Strains For Constipation Tnm Classification Cancer

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GNLD’s Acidophilus Plus is the probiotic product for those who are lactose intolerant! Agricultural chemicals and pollution. Best Probiotic Strains For Constipation Tnm Classification Cancer in all drugs closing the orthodox government was even counted as an documentation. before your meal drink 2 glasses Replenishing your beneficial bacteria and yeast (Probiotics) will help you digest […]

The Perfect Place To Live

by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

Vancouver I live in a place that is absolutely fantastic, except for one big problem: the weather. Here in Vancouver, Canada it is rainy, dark and depressing for about eight months of the year. For me, that is a long time without sun and no, I’m not one of those hardy Canadians who gets on…

Probiotics Recommended By Mayo Clinic What Is Survival For Cancer Liver Rate

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The most common types of cancers are prostate cancer east cancer lung cancer and colon cancer. Probiotics Recommended By Mayo Clinic What Is Survival For Cancer Liver Rate and now he has more energy after those three colonic treatments than he says he’d had in years!” While the benefits are undeniable there are some serious […]

From guts to brains – eating probiotic bacteria changes behaviour in mice  - Not Exactly Rocket Science

From guts to brains – eating probiotic bacteria changes behaviour in mice - Not Exactly Rocket Science


Not Exactly Rocket Science

From “gut feelings” to “having some guts”, English is full of phrases where our bowels exert an influence upon our behaviour. But these are more than metaphors. There are open lines of communication between brains and bowels and, in mice at least, these channels allow an individual’s gut bacteria to steer their behaviour. The latest …

Probiotics And Weight Gain Cake Chocolate Sauerkraut

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Best Lacto-Fermented Mayonnaise Recipe Ever

by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

FOOD-BASED PROBIOTICS: Lacto-Fermented Mayonnaise I did a lot of experimenting to determine which oils provide the best-tasting mayonnaise, whilst providing excellent nutrition – I think this recipe is my fifth variation and I’m finally happy with it! My never-ending thanks to Nourishing Traditions cookbook for providing the lacto-fermentation method whereby the mayonnaise keeps for 3-4…

The best and the worst probiotics - LifeProviDR

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There are tons of probiotcs of every kind on the market, and every single one is recommended by heath care practitioners. So which of them are really the best and which you shouldn’t spend your money on? That is the question Susan Luschas PhD and her family were trying to answer, spending about 5 years

Recent Lyme News, Research, Politics, Stories, and Resources

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group

RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES

Acrodermatitis Chronica Atrophicans (MedScape)

A Case of Severe Babesiosis Treated Successfully with Exchange Transfusion (Journal of Infectious Diseases)

Atraumatic Splenic Rupture from Babesia:  A disease of the otherwise healthy patient (Science Direct)

Culture of the Entire Mouse to Determine Whether Cultivable Borrelia burgdorferi Exists in Infected Mice Treated with a Five Day Course of Ceftriaxone  (Gary Wormser et al, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy)

Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Arthritis  (Alan Steere, Infectious Disease Clinics of North America)

Incidence of Clinician-Diagnosed Lyme Disease, United States, 2005-2010  (Emerging Infectious Diseases)
and here's an article about this study:
Lyme Disease in U.S. is Under-Reported, CDC Says (MedlinePlus)

Lyme Disease:  Knowledge and Practices of Family Practitioners in Southern Quebec  (Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases Med Microbiol)

Lyme Disease Manifestations in the Foot and Ankle:  A Retrospective Case Series  (Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery)

Persister Development by B. burgdorferi Populations in Vitro  (Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy)
and an article about this study:
The Search for Persisters (The Scientist)

Schizophrenia Differential Diagnosis (MedScape)

Undiagnosed Lyme Disease in Adults with Schizophrenia  (Schizophrenia Research)

Vaccine Development:  How Scientific Collaboration and Communication Help Prevent the Spread of Disease (Yale Journal of Biological Medicine)
Video:  Alzheimer's Disease Plaques are Biofilm Communities of Borrelia Spirochetes (Dr Alan MacDonald)



LYME POLITICS AND CONTROVERSIES  

Debate over Lyme Disease Persists as Search for an Accurate Test Continues (Global News)

Entomological Society of America Issues Statement on Tick-Borne Diseases  (Entomology Today)

Saint John Woman Wants Better Lyme Disease Testing  (CBC News)

Standing Room Only at Alabama Lyme Hearing (LymeDisease.org)

TOUCHED BY LYME:  IDSA Protest in San Diego, October 9-10 (LymeDisease.org)



OTHER NEWS, REPORTS & STORIES

Chronic Lyme Disease Nearly Ruined My Life (Redbook)

Dancer Christina Ricucci Wins 2015 Cultural Architect Award (she has Lyme disease)  (Georgia Straight)

Diagnosing Lyme Neuroborreliosis in Horses is Difficult (The Horse)

Former NJ First Lady Jean Byrne Dies at 88  (NJ.com)

Grandpa's Run 4 Lyme Disease - update

How One Local Man's Immunity to Ticks Could Save us All  (Poughkeepsie Journal)

How This Couple Fought Through Illness to Find a New Destiny (Huffington Post)

How Ticks Became a Major Public Health Issue (Globe and Mail)

Lone Star Tick Makes Appearance in Oakville (Inside Halton)

Lyme Disease May Linger for 1 in 5 because of Persisters (Scientific American)

Runners and Lyme Disease (Runner's World)

Shawnee Mother Undergoes Multiple Amputations After Tick Bite (News9, Oklahoma)

The Miraculous Benefits of B3 Niacinamide (Lyme in Chronic Illness Blog)

The Truth About Chronic Lyme Disease (Yahoo Health)

Ticks:  There is No Safe Season (Pictou Advocate)

Tick Tock - Time to Raise Awareness about Lyme Disease (Irish Times)

Tiessen Family of Stoney Creek Hopes to Win Lengthy Battle Against Lyme Disease (Hamilton News)

When Family Members Don't Believe You Have Lyme (Cancer Fact Central)



RESOURCES

Babesia Testing and Treatment (Suzy Cohen, RPh)

Detoxification and Chelation Protocols (Medical Insider)

Electromagnetic Radiation Protocols  and Products (Klinghardt Academy)

GcMAF (The Better Health Guy)

NEW BOOK:  Autoimmune Illness and Lyme Disease Recovery Guide:  Mending the Body, Mind and  Spirit (Katina Makris)

NEW BOOK:  Healing Lyme, Chlamydia and Rickettsiosis (this is an updated and much larger version of Stephen Buhner's Healing Lyme book)  Estimated to come out at the end of November.  
Make a contribution here for over $15 USD to help with production costs and you will receive an e-book copy.  Otherwise, pre-order on Amazon for a hard copy.  

Monteagle Herbs (new Canadian source of herbal remedies) 

Recipe:  Sauerkraut (Living Traditionally)

Video:  Lyme Disease History and Evolution of Tick Borne Disease (Dr Joseph Burrascano)

Video:  Presentation of BioPure's Products (Dr Dietrich Klinghardt)

Video:  Smart Meters and EMR (Dr Dietrich Klinghardt)

Video:  Vaccines for Lyme Disease - Past, Present and Future (Centers for Disease Control)

Webinar:  Conversations with Marty Ross, MD, August 13, 2015http://www.treatlyme.net/webinar-recordings/

What It's Like When No One Believes You're Sick (Buzz Feed)



UPCOMING EVENTS

August 4 - 23:  Holistic Lyme Tele-Think-Tank
Register for this series of interview with Marty Ross, Tara Brooke, Greg Lee, Connie Strasheim, Ginger Saveloy, Heiner Freuhauf, and Richard Horowitz.

August 23:  Victoria Lyme Disease Awareness & Support Group Meeting, 1-3 pm
near the Hillside Mall, contact victorialyme@gmai.com for details and directions. Guest Speaker:  A 5th year student at Pacific Rim College will tell us about the services available to the public, including a wide range of Natural Health Workshops, Bookstore, Herbal Dispensary, and the following Treatments by advanced-level students under the supervision of a licensed practitioner, or by a licensed practitioner with student observers:  
  • Acupuncture
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Western Herbal Medicine (Phytotherapy)
  • Holistic Nutrition
September 18-19:  Integrated Therapies Institute, (Portland, OR)

October 1 - 4:  American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) 50th Annual Conference.  Fort Myers, Florida.  
October 1-3: Neuroimmunotoxicology
October 4:  Low Dose Immunotherapy (LDA/LDI)

October 15 - 18:  ILADS Fundamentals Course and Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale (Registration is now open)

October 17-18:  Neurovascular Connections - Vancouver 2015
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/neurovascular-connections-vancouver-2015-tickets-15062769148

November 14 - 15:  Lyme Disease Association/Columbia's 16th annual scientific CME conference: Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Science Bridging the Gap, at the Providence-Warwick Crowne Plaza, Warwick, Rhode Island.


DISCLAIMER:  We are not doctors and as such, do not offer any medical advice.  Please discuss any potential changes to your treatment protocol with your doctor. 

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Recent Lyme News, Research, Politics, Stories, and Resources

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group


RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES
Association of Lyme Disease and Schizoaffective Disorder, BiPolar Type:  Is it Inflammation Mediated? (Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine)
http://www.ijpm.info/article.asp?issn=0253-7176%3Byear%3D2015%3Bvolume%3D37%3Bissue%3D2%3Bspage%3D243%3Bepage%3D246%3Baulast%3DMattingley

Bacterial Zoonoses Transmitted by Household Pets:  State of the Art and Future Perspectives for Targeted Research and Policy Actions (Journal of Comparative Pathology)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0021997515000523

Borrelia burgdorferi, the Causative Agent of Lyme Disease, Forms Drug-tolerant Persister Cells (Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy)
http://aac.asm.org/content/early/2015/05/20/AAC.00864-15

Brown Dog Ticks are Resistant to Permethrin, Study Finds (Entomology Today)
http://entomologytoday.org/2015/05/20/brown-dog-ticks-are-resistant-to-permethrin-study-finds/

Case Report:  Coinfection of Rickettsia ricketsii and Streptococcus pyogenes:  Is Fatal  Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Undiagnosed?http://canlyme.com/2015/05/16/case-report-co-infection-of-rickettsia-rickettsii-and-streptococcus-pyogenes-is-fatal-rocky-mountain-spotted-fever-underdiagnosed/

Chlamydia pneumoniae
 Infection and It`s Role in Neurological Disorders 
 (not new but this is a coinfection we don`t often include here)  (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases)
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ipid/2010/273573/

Co-administrationof a-lipoic acid and glutathione is associated with no significant changes in serum bilirubin,alkaline phosphatase or y-glutamyl transpeptidase levels during the treatment of neuroborreliosis with intravenous ceftriaxone
(Journal of Complementary and Comprehensive Medicine)
http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jcim.ahead-of-print/jcim-2014-0058/jcim-2014-0058.xml

Cost Effectiveness of Babesia microti Antibody and Nucleic Acid Blood Donation Screening Using Results from Prospective Investigational Studies  
(Transfusion)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/trf.13136/abstract;jsessionid=5AA4B37B6ECDC299DE90F5031BD596C4.f04t04

and here's another article:
One Theory to Explain Them All; the Vagus Nerve Infection Hypothesis for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Simmaron Research)
http://simmaronresearch.com/2013/12/one-theory-explain-vagus-nerve-infection-chronic-fatigue-syndrome/
Infection Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Ticks Collected from Songbirds in Far-Western Canada (John Scott, Scientific Research)
http://www.scirp.org/Journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=56734#.VWuSpVIX3jZ

Missing Link Found Between Brain and Immune System  (Medical XPress)
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-06-link-brain-immune.html


The Use of Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN) as a Novel Anti-Inflammatory Treatment for Chronic Pain  
(Clinical Rheumatology)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3962576/

Treatment of Lyme Disease with Human Embryonic Stem Cells:  A Case Series  (Journal of Neuroinfectious Diseases)
http://omicsonline.com/open-access/treatment-of-lyme-diseasewith-human-embryonic-stem-cells-a-case-series-2314-7326-1000166.pdf


LYME POLITICS AND CONTROVERSIES
Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Lyme Disease:  How the Way the Reporting of a Clinical Trial Can Alter the Perception of Effectiveness (Commentary) (Evidence-Based Dermatology)
http://www.canlyme.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/GonzalezProphylaxisCommentary.pdf

Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative
 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
http://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/solutions-initiative/index.html

Cancer Specialist with Lyme Disease - His Battle with Diagnosis and Bureaucracy http://canlyme.com/2015/06/01/cancer-specialist-with-lyme-disease-his-battle-with-diagnosis-and-bureaucracy/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  Protecting the Private Good?
 (The BMJ)
http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h2362


Consultation on the Federal Framework for Lyme Disease (Stakeholders and the public are invited to participate in the online consultation, however, Jim Wilson of CanLyme  is recommending that we don't complete this questionnaire.)  
http://surveys-sondages.hc-sc.gc.ca/s/lyme_disease-maladie_de_lyme/?l=en


From Urine Therapy to Vitamins:  Study Warns of Untested Lyme Disease Cures 
(CanLyme.com)
http://canlyme.com/2015/05/27/from-urine-therapy-to-vitamins-study-warns-of-untested-lyme-disease-cures/
Lyme Battle Continues, Dog Owners Issued Warning (Cochrane Eagle)
http://www.cochraneeagle.com/article/20150521/COE0801/305219991/-1/coe

Lyme Disease Being Downplayed by Government (CTV Calgary)
http://canlyme.com/2015/05/23/ctv-calgary-lyme-disease-being-downplayed-by-government/
Manitobans with Lyme Disease Call for Better Testing in Canada (CTV News)
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/manitobans-with-lyme-disease-call-for-better-testing-in-canada-1.2398450


Video:  Review of Lyme Disease Treatment Leaves out Patients
 (Poughkeepsie Journal)
http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/news/local/2015/05/30/lyme-disease-panel-charged-biased/28218615/




OTHER NEWS, REPORTS & STORIES

5 Ways You're Not 'Living' with Chronic Illness (Huffington Post)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ilana-jacqueline/personal-health-_b_5482294.html

Canine Vector-Borne Disease Prevalence Map (click on the map for BC results)  (Dogs and Ticks)
http://www.dogsandticks.com/diseases_in_your_area.php#

Changing Climate Brings Ticks, Lyme Disease into Canada (CTV News)
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/changing-climate-brings-ticks-lyme-disease-into-canada-1.2387044

Could You Have Lyme Disease and Not Even Know It?  
(Women`s Health)
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/lyme-disease-symptoms

DelayedDisgnosis of Lyme Disease has Devastating Effect on Patients (PR Newswire)
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/delayed-diagnosis-of-lyme-disease-has-devastating-effect-on-patients-300091001.html


Early Treatment Key  (Letter to Editor by Dr Ted Cormode) 
http://www.orilliapacket.com/2015/05/29/letter-early-treatment-key

Fellow Lyme Disease Sufferer Bakes Up Help for Paige  (Toronto Sun)
http://www.torontosun.com/2015/05/26/fellow-lyme-disease-sufferer-bakes-up-help-for-paige

Fighting for Treatment and Recovery (Salmon Arm observer)
http://issuu.com/blackpress/docs/i20150513050503986/8

Former Stew
(ard) Bites Back at Lyme Disease (The Triton)
http://www.the-triton.com/2015/05/former-stew-bites-back-at-lyme-disease/

Huey Lewis and the News Brings Power of Love to SF Bay Area LymeAid Gala (Haute Living)
http://hauteliving.com/2015/05/huey-lewis-and-the-news-bring-power-of-love-to-sf-bay-area-lymeaid-gala/572631/

Natural Medicine:  Lyme Disease in the Limelight (Vernon Morning Star)
http://www.vernonmorningstar.com/lifestyles/304773551.html

New Hopkins Center to Focus on Lyme Disease, Continuing Problems (Baltimore Sun)
http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/bs-hs-lyme-disease-20150525-story.html#page=1

Rare Tick-borne Illness Confirmed in Oklahoma
 (second case of Bourbon Virus)
http://newsok.com/article/5422834

Tiny Ticks a Good Reason to be Cautious (Monique Kieran, Op Ed in Times Colonist)
http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/columnists/monique-keiran-tiny-ticks-a-good-reason-to-be-cautious-1.1944790


A cartoon to brighten your day - see attached.  iPhone Primary Care

RIDE FOR LYME
May 26 - Regina:  Two Friends on a Cross-Canada "Ride for Lyme"  (Global TV)
http://globalnews.ca/news/2019453/two-friends-on-a-cross-canada-ride-for-lyme/

May 31 - Winnipeg:  Ride for Lyme Goes Nationwide (Global News)
http://globalnews.ca/news/2027140/ride-for-lyme-goes-nationwide/

Petition - ask Don Cherry, Kathy Broderick and Ron MacLean to inform viewers about Ride for Lyme  (Brittany Lucas)
https://www.change.org/p/don-cherry-kathy-broderick-ron-maclean-please-read-the-passionate-letter-brittany-lucas-wrote-asking-mr-cherry-to-inform-viewers-of-daniel-and-tanner-s-ride-for-lyme-on-coach-s-corner?recruiter=31031138&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=share_page&utm_term=des-lg-share_petition-custom_msg&fb_ref=Default
Ride for Lyme Facebook Page - read the daily dedications and see photos of their trip across Canadahttps://www.facebook.com/RideForLyme?fref=photo

Ride for Lyme Victoria - Pt 1  (Lana Popham, Daniel Corso, Tanner Cookson, and Councillor Chris Coleman) 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1JANurK-p0&feature=youtu.be

Ride for Lyme Victoria - Pt 2  (Daniel and Tanner, Gwen Barlee, and Carole James) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEW7n4cdidc&feature=youtu.be
Ride for Lyme Victoria - Pt 3  (David Cubberley, Daniel and Tanner)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNSqfznHeEo&feature=youtu.be

Strike out Lyme!  
(Brittany Lucas)
http://www.strikeoutlyme.com/


RESOURCES

Advanced 2015 Babesia Care: Profound Testing Defects and Preventing Disability and Death  (Public Health Alert)
http://www.publichealthalert.org/advanced-2015-babesia-care-profound-testing-defects-and-preventing-disability-and-death.html

Anemia of Chronic Disease  
(Iron Disorders Institute)
http://www.irondisorders.org/anemia-of-chronic-disease

Autism:  Multifactorial Causation and Corresponding Treatment Modalities (Dietrich Klinghardt, MD)
http://www.autismone.org/content/dietrich-klinghardt-md-phd-autism-multifactorial-causation-and-corresponding-treatment-modal

Dietary Ketosis with Dr Terry Wahls (YouTube Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eer1AFBTnCU&feature=youtu.be


Lyme Disease, Lab Tests and Coinfections (Scott Forsgren, The Better Health Guy) (Podcast)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jt2rsgN8rrE

NWA Neurological Wellness Association  
(helps people in BC with a variety of neurologic conditions, including Neuroborreliosis, with access, information, insurance, and funding for  naturopathic, and chiropractic treatments, massage, HBOT, yoga, and much more)  http://www.wellnessassociation.org/p/about-nwa.html?m=1

See also:https://vitalplan.com/blog/late-stage-lyme-disease-treatment

New Book:  Healing Lyme:  Natural Healing of Lyme Borreliosis and the Coinfections Chlamydia and Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis, 2nd Edition  
(StephenBuhner) -  coming out in November.  You can pre-order this book now. 
http://www.amazon.com/Healing-Lyme-Borreliosis-Coinfections-Rickettsiosis/dp/0970869649/ref=sr_1_10?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1431014455&sr=1-10&keywords=healing+lyme+stephen+buhner
Moldy (Sign up to watch this new documentary beginning June 4th)
https://moldymovie.com/index 

Once Upon a Lyme (Video for children)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APzuVUYJ8EU

Resetting Your Body's Thermostat, No more Low Body Temperature  (Dr David Jernigan)

Webinar:  Conversations with Marty Ross, MD, May 20, 2015http://www.treatlyme.net/webinar-recordings/

Why Lyme Disease Adrenal Fatigue Exhausts You and Four Ways to Replenish Your Vitality
 (Greg Lee)
http://goodbyelyme.com/replenish_adrenals



UPCOMING EVENTS

June 1:  "Ticked Off" documentary, at Evedar's Bistro, 6 pm (restaurant closed but snacks will be provided)

June 7:  Lyme Disease Awareness Event at Parksville Conference Centre, 1 pm
June 7:  Lyme Awareness Booth at Robert Cameron Law Cycling Event, 7 am - 2:30 pm, Bellevue Street

June 28:  Victoria Lyme Disease Awareness & Support Group Meeting:  near Hillside Ave, 1-3 p.m.  Contact victorialyme@gmail.com for details

October 15:  ILADS Fundamentals Course, Fort Lauderdale  http://ilads.org/
October 16-18:  ILADS Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale  http://ilads.org/

October 17-18:  Neurovascular Connections - Vancouver 2015

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/neurovascular-connections-vancouver-2015-tickets-15062769148

AutismOne 2017

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AutismOne 2017 – Colorado Springs – May 24-28, 2017

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Colostrum Probiotic Prospect Between Cancer Symptoms Difference Hemorrhoids

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Dec 1 2014 – shoppingbargains. The following links allow you to view full publications. Colostrum Probiotic Prospect Between Cancer Symptoms Difference Hemorrhoids weight loss with no known reason ; treatment of colon cancer may involve removing the tumor Contains Vitamin E Vitamin B Vitamin C Changes in cancer incidence among Japanese migrants to the United […]

Five Things You Should Know About Probiotics

Five Things You Should Know About Probiotics


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What is your gut instinct telling you about probiotics? Do you need more information? You're not alone. Over the past decade, dietitians and gastroenterologists have been discovering exciting new find...

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How To Make Whey and Yogurt Cream Cheese

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MORE FOOD-BASED PROBIOTICS If you’ve seen my recipe for the Best Lacto-Fermented Mayonnaise Ever, but you don’t know how to obtain the fresh liquid whey (the probiotics contained in fresh liquid whey are used to lacto-ferment mayonnaise, grains, vegetables, etc.) then here are detailed instructions: When you extract the liquid whey from yoghurt, you automatically…

I Will Not Take Anymore Drugs to Treat Colitis!

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We just received this fantastic review in our Shoppe: “Taking the Natren Healthy Start System Tripack probiotics couple with the Joy of the Mountain Wild Oil of Oregano, my bleeding stopped in less than a week. My severe pain was gone on my left side within two weeks. Within five weeks, I was completely regular…

Where to start…

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As a result of some comments on another post, I realized that there appears to be a logical sequence for some of the supplements and probiotics. I suspect that this may be a good first sequence for many people because it should improve symptoms within a month. Magnesium deficiency is common with CFS patients. A […]

Tips for Jini’s Probiotic Retention Enema

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Question: Hi. I tried to do the retention enema described in Listen to your Colon, and it was disastrous! This was a few weeks ago. I warmed the water to 90 degrees but could not get all the lumps out. I had called Natren and was told not to warm it more, and not to…

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London, 17-19 November 2015 www.foodmatterslive.com

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Probiotic Deficiency Brands Yogurt Are What

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Recent Lyme News, Research, Politics, Stories and Resources Feb 2016

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group

RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES

230 Peer-Reviewed Studies Show Evidence of Persistent Lyme Disease (NorVect)

Borrelia burgdorferi Surface-Exposed Transmembrane Protein Lacking Detectable Immune Responses Supports Pathogen Persistence and Constitutes a Vaccine Target (Journal of Infectious Diseases)

An Expanded Reverse Line Blot Hybridization Protocol for the Simultaneous Detection of Numerous Tick-Borne Pathogens in North America (Oxford Journals, Journal of Medical Entomology)

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Charcterizes Myocarditis in a 16-year-old Female with Lyme Disease  (World Journal for Paediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery)

Development of a Metabolic Biosignature for Detection of Early Lyme Disease (Oxford Journals, Clinical Infectious Diseases)
and an article about this study:
A Biosignature of Early Lyme Disease (Spirochetes Unwound)

Effectiveness of Residential Acaricides to Prevent Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases in Humans  (Oxford Journals, Journal of Infectious Diseases)

Evaluation of a New Multiparametric Microspot Array for Serodiagnosis of Lyme Borreliosis (PubMed,Clinical Laboratory)

Flow Tolerant Adhesion of a Bacterial Pathogen to Human Endothelial Cells Through Interaction with Biglycan (PubMed, Journal of Infectious Diseases)

Identification of Novel Zoonotic Activity of Bartonella app., France  (CDC, Emerging Infectious Diseases)

Impact of Spring Bird Migration on the Range Expansion of Ixodes scapularis Tick Population. (Hindawi Publishing Corp)

Isolation of Live Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato Spirochaetes from Patients with Undefined Disorders and Symptoms Not Typical for Lyme Disease  (PubMed, Clinical Microbiology and Infection) 

Linkages of Weather and Climate With Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae), Enzootic Transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi, and Lyme Disease in North America. (Journal of Medical Entomology)

Lyme Disease-Related Intracranial Hypertension in Children: Clinical and Imaging Findings  (ProHealth)

Medical Group First to Find Bacteria Unseen in Humans (Air Force Medical Service) 

Morgellons Disease:  The Search for a Perpetrator  (Marianne J. Middelveen and Raphael B. Stricker, Atlas of Science)

Parry-Romberg Syndrome:  A Case with a Possible Association with Lyme Disease (Acta Dermatovenerologica) 

Partially-Fed Ticks that then Re-attach to a New Host Can Transmit Lyme Disease within 24 Hours, 83% of the Time According to Study (CanLyme, Int'l Journal of General Medicine)

Suppression of Long-Lived Humoral Immunity Following Borrelia burgdorferi Infection. (Rebecca A. Elsner, Christine J. Hastey, Kimberly J. Olsen, Nicole Baumgarth,  PLOS Pathogens )
and here's an article about this study:
Lyme Induced Immune Suppression Brings Lyme Tests into Question (Cort Johnson, Health Rising)

The Need for Clinical Judgement in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease  (Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons)

Tick-borne Disease Preventive Practices and Perceptions in an Endemic Area (ScienceDirect)

Ticks Parasitizing Gallinaceous Birds in Caada and First Record of Borrelia burgdorferi-infected Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae (John D Scott et al, Systemic and Applied Acarology)


LYME POLITICS AND CONTROVERSIES

2015 Google Searches on Lyme Disease Jump to Their Highest Level (Daniel Cameron, MD)

Bill Would Set Standards for Treatment of Lyme Disease (Channel 3000, Wisconsin)

FDA Invites Patient Organizations to Take a Place at the Podium (Food and Drug Administration)

Looking for Canadian Input: Survey on the Treatment of Lyme Disease Outside of Canada that Canadians have had to Seek Due to Lack of Help in Canada (CanLyme.com, Dr Lloyd Vett, Mount Allison University)

Lyme Disease Costs More than $1.3B Per Year to Treat, Study Finds (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health)

Lyme Patients to Call on Congress for Decisive Action on Epidemic (WebWire)

LYMEPOLICYWONK:  2500 People Have Enrolled in MyLymeData, Have You?  (YES, all Canadians should enrol!)  (LymeDisease.org)
Related:  Why I Signed Up for MyLymeData, and Why You Should Too  (LymeDisease.org)

LYMEPOLICYWONK:  Zika, Ebola, and Lyme - What do They Have in Common?  (LymeDisease.org)

Man Dies From Lyme Disease: 'No One Wants to Talk About It' (Huffington Post)

Overruled:  Canadian Physician Slapped on the Hand for Not Following IDSA Guidelines.  Appeal Decision Said He Does Not Have to Follow Those Guidelines.   (CanLyme.com)

Patients Should be Warned of Lyme Disease Complications, Including Encephalopathy  (Daniel Cameron, MD) 

Raphael Stricker, MD, Speaks about MyLyme Data (LymeDisease.org/YouTube)

Screening Begins for Babesiosis in Donated Blood (Vineyard Gazette)

Virginia Must Now Disclose the Flaws in Lyme Disease Testing (Richmond Times-Dispatch)


OTHER NEWS, REPORTS & STORIES

Dreams Derailed by Lack of Lyme Diagnosis and Treatment (LymeDisease.org)

Dr Neil L. Spector, Renowned Cancer Researcher, Joins Global Lyme Alliance's Scientific Advisory Board  (BenZinga)

Knocked for a Loop, He's Fighting Back (News Gazette)

Levaquin Users Slap $800M RICO Suit Claiming Pharma Giant Hid Serious Side Effects (Fierce Pharma)

Severe Lyme Arthritis:  Gagging on GAGs (Glucosaminoglycans)  (Spirochetes Unwound)

Teen Uses Photography to Help Deal with Health Issues (Reading Eagle)

This is the Horror that is Lyme Disease (The Hamilton Spectator)

Voice from the Mountaintop, Dr Heiner Fruehauf, on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Lyme   (Lyme Nation)


RESOURCES

CanniMed Receives Approval from Health Canada to Sell Cannabis Oil (Global News)

Dr Cheney:  Balance the Immune System (Th1/Th2) (Environmental Illness Resource)
Related article from 2002:
Modulatory Effects of Macrolide Antibiotics on the Th1- and Th2-Type Cytokine Production (PubMed, International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents)

How These Herbs Help You Stop a Lurking Chlamydia pneumoniae Co-infection  (Greg Lee, Goodbye Lyme)

Klnghardt Lyme Cocktail  (Better Health Guy)

MAGAZINE:  "The Lyme Times" (free for LymeDisease.org members)

NEW BOOK: "In the Crucible of Chronic Lyme Disease" by Kenneth Liegner, MD.

NEW BOOK: "Lyme Loonies" by David Skidmore

NEW BOOK:  "Shifting the Lyme Paradigm, The Caretaker's Guide Through the Labyrinth" by Huib Kraaijeveld

NORVECT 2015 Videos (24 presentations and 4 panel discussions) - watch all for 499 Norwegian Krones.

'Tired of Lyme' Interviews Stephen Buhner about the 2nd Edition to His 2005 Book "Healing Lyme", "Healing Lyme: Natural Healing of Lyme Borreliosis and the Coinfectios Chlamydia and Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis"  

Transfusional Medicine for Lyme and Co-infections, Part 1 (Lyme Nation)

VIDEO:  Conversations with Marty Ross, MD - January 6, 13, and 20, 2016 

VIDEO: Dr Dietrich Klinghardt, May 23, 2015 at a conference on Autism (Bravo Probiotic)

VIDEO:  Dr Ernie Murakami 2015 Presentation at Neurovascular Connections (YouTube)

VIDEO:  Dr Eva Sapi (Lyme Ninja Radio)

VIDEO:  Dr Paolo Zamboni 2015 Presentation at Neurovascular Connections (YouTube)


UPCOMING EVENTS

February 20, 2016 - Dr Dietrich Klinghardt - Lyme Solutions Seminar, London, UK

February 28, 2016 - Victoria Lyme Disease Awareness & Support Group Meeting, 1-3 pm
near Hillside Mall , contact victorialyme@gmail.com for directions.

March 3-5, 2016, San Diego, CA - Navigating Complex Chronic Illness (Forum for Integrative Medicine) Speakers to include Dietrich Klinghardt MD, Ann Corson MD, Kristine Gedroic MD, Steve Harris MD, Tom Moorcroft DO, Michael Lebowitz DC, Raj Patel MD, and many others.

May 16-17, 2016 – Federal Framework on Lyme Disease Conference


DISCLAIMER:  We are not doctors and as such, do not offer any medical advice. Please discuss any potential changes to your treatment protocol with your doctor. 

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Recent Lyme News, Research, Politics, Stories, and Resources

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group

Here's the roundup of the latest news:

RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES
A Newly Established Real-Time PCR for Detection of Borrelia miyamotoi in Ixodes ricinus Ticks  (MIchael Reiter, Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877959X1500028X


Accelerated Phenology of Blacklegged Ticks Under Climate Warming (Richard S Ostfeld, Royal SocietyPublishing)
http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/370/1665/20130556

Acute Lyme Neuroborreliosis with Transient Hemiparesis and Aphasia 
(Arseny A Sokolov, MD, et al, Annals of Emergency Medicine)
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0K8N-Vic20rWFdTc3BfbGx4TzA/edit?pli=1


Bilateral Vocal Chord Paralysis Requiring Tracheostomy due to Neuroborreliosis  
(Chest Journal)
http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/article.aspx?articleid=1921037


Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato Spirochetes in Wild Birds in Northwestern California:  Associations with Ecological Factors, Bird Behavior and Tick Infestation  (Erica A Newman et al, PLOS One)
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0118146
and a news article about this study: Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease Discovered on California Birds  (Environmental News Service)  http://ens-newswire.com/2015/02/26/ticks-carrying-lyme-disease-discovered-on-california-birds/
Borrelia miyamotoi Infection in Nature and in Humans  (Peter J Krause, Clinical Microbiology and Infection)  http://www.clinicalmicrobiologyandinfection.com/article/S1198-743X%2815%2900294-3/abstract

Culture and Identification of Borrelia Spirochetes in Human Vaginal and Seminal Secretions (Revised) 
(Marianne J Middelveen, et al, F1000 Research)
http://f1000research.com/articles/3-309/v2

Demographic Characteristics and Infectious Diseases of a Population of American Black Bears in Humboldt County, California  
(PubMed)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25700042
Digital PCR for the Detection of Babesia microti and Babesia duncani  (CanLyme.com)
http://canlyme.com/2015/02/24/development-of-droplet-digital-pcr-for-the-detection-of-babesia-microti-and-babesia-duncani/

Distinct Plasma Immune Signatures in ME/CFS are Present Early in the Course of Illness 
(Mady Hornig, et al, Science Advances)
http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/1/1/e1400121
and a news article about this study:  Scientists Discover Robust Evidence that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a Biological Illness (Medical Xpress) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-scientists-robust-evidence-chronic-fatigue.html

First Record of Ambylomma rotundatum (Acari: Ixodidae) Parasitizing a Bird Collected in Canada    
(John D Scott et al, Systematic and Applied Acarology Society)
http://biotaxa.org/saa/article/view/saa.20.2.1

Lyme Borreliosis:  A Review of Data on Transmission Time after Tick Attachment  (Michael J Cook, International Journal of General Medicine)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4278789/

Multilocus Spacer Analysis Revealed Highly Homogeneous Genetic Background of Asian Type of Borrelia miyamotoi
 (Infection, Genetics and Evolution)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1567134815000520

Novel Thogotovirus Species Associated with Febrile Illness and Death, United States, 2014 ('Bourbon Virus') (Olga I Kosoy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/21/5/15-0150_article

The Lyme Disease Pathogen Has No Effect on Its Rodent Reservoir Host  
(Maarten J Voordouw, et al, PLOS One)
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0118265




LYME POLITICS AND CONTROVERSIES
Repeat or Persistent Lyme Disease:  Persistence, Recrudescence, or Reinfection with Borrelia burgdorferi?  (Dr Eugene Shapiro, F1000 Prime)
http://f1000.com/prime/reports/m/7/11

(Senator) Serino to be New Chair of Tick Task Force  (Poughkeepsie Journal)
http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/news/local/2015/02/20/serino-new-chair-tick-task-force/23747343/

Federal Movement on Lyme Disease  
(Spruce Grove Examiner)
http://www.sprucegroveexaminer.com/2015/02/27/federal-movement-on-lyme-framework


OTHER NEWS, REPORTS & STORIES

Doctors Infected with Tick-Borne Virus
  (Korea Times)
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2015/02/116_174122.html

Dr Tiffany Griffiths, Part 1 - The Personal Side of Lyme 
(The Brighter Side Blog)
http://thebrightersideblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/dr-tiffany-griffiths-part-1-personal.html

Equine Lyme Disease Doesn't (Officially) Exist in Australia - Here's How it Affected One NSW Horse 

Four Poster Tick Management Program May Come to East Hampton Town  (The East Hampton Press)
http://www.27east.com/news/article.cfm/General-Interest-EH/97433/Four-Poster-Tick-Management-Program-May-Come-to-East-Hampton-Town


Headaches, Chills, Fever....and then the ER  (Dr Lucy Hornstein, Philadelphia inquirer)
http://articles.philly.com/2015-02-16/news/59170500_1_migraine-headaches-soles-chills

If Naturopathic Medicine had the Rate of Adverse Reactions Found in Mainstream Care, We'd be in Jail  
(Dr Ingrid Pincott, ND, North Island Midweek, page four))
http://issuu.com/blackpress/docs/i20150218050224322/1?e=1205826%2F11531379
and the National Post article referred to:  Inside Canada's Secret World of Medical Errors: "There is a Lot of Lying, There's a Lot of Cover-Up"  (Tom Blackwell, National Post)
http://news.nationalpost.com/2015/01/16/inside-canadas-secret-world-of-medical-errors-there-is-a-lot-of-lying-theres-a-lot-of-cover-up/#__federated=1

Insect Bite in Park Left Me in Agony for SIX Years (Daily Mail Online, UK)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2194402/Insect-bite-park-left-agony-SIX-years.html

Lyme Disease Challenge (donations to ILADS)
http://lymediseasechallenge.org/

Mental Health May Depend on Creatures in the Gut (Charles Schmidt, Scientific American)
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mental-health-may-depend-on-creatures-in-the-gut/?WT.mc_id=SA_facebook

Officials Declare "Eating Healthy" a Mental Disorder  (Global Research)  (I didn't make this up)
http://www.globalresearch.ca/officials-declare-eating-healthy-a-mental-disorder/5431992

Roanoke College Basketball Player Fought Lyme Disease  
(WDBJ7 TV)
http://www.wdbj7.com/sports/roanoke-college-basketball-player-fought-lyme-disease/31441356

Sick and Tired:  Institute of Medicine Proposes New Diagnostic Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome  (CBC)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/sick-and-tired-institute-of-medicine-proposes-new-diagnostic-criteria-for-chronic-fatigue-syndrome-1.2966039

Southern Cross Boy Writes to PM Begging for Lyme Disease to be Recognized in Australia  
(ABC News, AUS)
http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2015/02/23/4185597.htm

Told He was Dying of ALS, California Man Turns it Around with Lyme Treatment  (LymeDisease.org)
http://lymedisease.org/news/lyme_disease_views/519.html



RESOURCES


AUDIO:  The  Healing Power of  Plants and Herbs:  A Discussion with Stephen Buhner  (Feb 20, 2015, Voice of America)
http://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/83493/the-healing-power-of-plants-and-herbs-a-discussion-with-stephen-buhner

Canada Revenue Agency
1)  Disability Tax Credits

DRYPro PICC Protector 
(IV Comfy Covers)
http://ivcomfycovers.com/drypro/

Introduction to the Byron White Formulas and their Use in Lyme Disease   (Dr Wayne Anderson, Foundation for Alternative and  Integrative Medicine)
http://www.faim.org/newfrontiers/byronwhiteformulas.html

List of Disabilities Eligible for Disability Tax Credit  
http://disabilitycreditconsultants.ca/conditions-eligible-for-disability-tax-credit/

Lyme Disease Misdiagnosed as Multiple Sclerosis 
(Lyme Info)http://www.lymeinfo.net/multiplesclerosis.html

Methylation Problems Lead to 100's of Diseases  
(Suzy Cohen, RPh)
http://suzycohen.com/articles/methylation-problems/


New Support Group for Parents of Kids with Lyme  (LymeParents Yahoo)http://lymedisease.org/news/touchedbylyme/lyme-parents-groups.html

WEBINAR:  Conversations with Marty Ross, MD
February 25, 2015 http://www.treatlyme.net/webinar-recordings/

UPCOMING EVENTS
March 8:  Informal Meeting, Victoria Lyme Support Group, 1-3 pm CANCELLED
Victoria Public Market (on the main floor of the old Bay store on Douglas near Fisgard)  Join us for coffee and conversation!

March 22:  Victoria Lyme Support Group Meeting 
near Hillside Mall, 1-4 pm email victorialyme@gmail.com for location

April 10-11:  ILADS  "Tick-borne and other Chronic Infections, Research and Practice"  Drexel University, Philadelphia PA  http://ilads.org/

May 2015:  Lyme Ribbons 2015  
https://www.facebook.com/events/1516674288613073/

May 8-9:  International Lyme Disease Conference (ILADS) in Augsberg, Germany.  http://ilads.org/
October 15:  ILADS Fundamentals Course, Fort Lauderdale  http://ilads.org/
October 16-18:  ILADS Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale  http://ilads.org/

October 17-18:  Neurovascular Connections - Vancouver 2015

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/neurovascular-connections-vancouver-2015-tickets-15062769148

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One of the frustrating things in dealing with most chronic illnesses is related to the gut ecosystem. TV ads are now extolling the issues of a bad gut ecosystem so the message about gut flora (the …

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by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

Most recipes for culturing yoghurt will advise you start with some store-bought yoghurt and use that as the fermenting culture for your milk. Of course, that will work, and it will produce yogurt, but what will be the quality and potency of that yoghurt as a probiotic? Not very good. Potent probiotics strains are a…

Wild Oregano Oil Protocol and Probiotic Enema

by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

A while back I posted about Jay “CrohnsBoy” Baluk’s success using my Probiotic Retention Enema. Well, since then, both Jay and I have had a LOT of requests from people who don’t want to get my comprehensive Listen To Your Gut program, they just want Jini’s Probiotic Retention Enema and Jini’s Wild Oregano Oil Protocol…

Probiotic Capsule Douche Taking Leaky Gut

by @ Probiotics Belaw

Sundown Naturals Inulin Fiber Prebiotic Mineral Supplement Capsules 90 Count $8.79 ($0.10 / count). Probiotic Capsule Douche Taking Leaky Gut seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Taking “good” bacteria known as probiotics may help prevent diarrhea ought on by a tough-to-treat infection that often results from taking antibiotics according to a fresh look at some […]

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by kirsty terry @ bravoprobioticUK

Chondroitin sulfate is a glycosaminoglycan that functions as a component of proteoglycans. Proteoglycans are found throughout the human body, forming the intricate extracellular matrix. Glycosaminoglycans have also interactive roles in cell-cell recognition and cell growth. Chondroitin sulfate is one of the building blocks that is normally found in cartilage surrounding joints in the body.  As […]

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Jini’s Ranch Dressing and Dip Recipe

by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

Here’s another recipe for you to add more food-based probiotics to your diet. Remember that if you don’t tolerate dairy, yogurt can be made from raw cow’s milk, goat’s milk, or coconut milk. Goat milk yogurt has smaller fat and protein globules than cow’s milk, and the protein is more similar to human breastmilk, making…

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Trump: 'Canada does not treat us right'

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U.S. President Donald Trump is complaining about Canadian trade practices while threatening a tax on international imports, indicating Monday that the idea of some form of border fee remains alive.

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by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

Most manufacturers include prebiotics (often Fructooligosaccharide – FOS or galacto-oligosaccharides) in their probiotic supplements, claiming that the prebiotics increase the potency and effectiveness of the probiotic (good bacteria). However, as many people with IBD or IBS have experienced, ingesting prebiotics often just leads to more gas and bloating! Interestingly, this recent study on adding prebiotics…

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READER QUESTION: “Feeling frustrated. I think I’m on my 4th bottle of mucosaheal and still have a lot of bleeding and a lot of mucus (taking 2 three times a day and 3 at bed) I was taking the Natren probiotics but it seemed to make everything worse. I changed back to VSL3 probiotics and…

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Can Probiotics Slow Down the Progress of HIV/AIDS?

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In an eye-opening article authored by Jeannie Wraight [sic] writing for HIVPlusMag.com, the assertion is convincingly made that probiotics may provide a roadblock to HIV. In fact, Ms. Wraight presents evidence that fairly shows that probiotics can slow down the…

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by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

A lot of websites make claims about the ability of bentonite (montmorillonite) and other clays to detox bad bacteria, viruses, parasites, etc. from the gut. For example, here is a statement I saw again and again, on literally dozens of sites: According to the Canadian Journal of Microbiology, bentonite can absorb pathogenic viruses, the mold…

Recent Lyme News,Research, Politics, Stories, and Resources

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group


Highlights from the past two weeks of Lyme news include New Records of the Lyme Bacterium in Ticks Collected from Songbirds in Central and Eastern Canada by John Scott and the Ride for Lyme media reports.  

Here's the roundup of recent Lyme news:


RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES

Association of Lyme Disease and Schizoaffective Disorder, Bi-Polar Type:  Is it Inflammation Mediated? (Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25969618

Bartonella henselae Osteoarthritis of the Upper Cervical Spine of a 14-year-old Boy  (Science Direct)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877056815000924

Co-Infection of Blacklegged Ticks with Babesia microti and Borrelia burgdorferi is HIgher than Expected and Acquired from Small Mammal Hosts (PLOS One)
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0099348

Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy Caused by Cartine Deficiency  (not new but I haven't come across this before) (Journal of General Internal Medicine)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2359173/

Inflammation in the Pathogenesis of Lyme Borreliosis  (American Society for Investigative Pathology)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25892509
and here's an article by Dr Daniel Cameron about this study:
What Happens to Your Brain During Acute Lyme Neuroborreliosis?
http://danielcameronmd.com/what-happens-to-the-brain-during-acute-lyme-neuroborreliosis/

Nanotrap Lyme Antigen Test  (Ceres Nanosciences)
http://www.ceresnano.com/#!nanotrap-lyme-test/c64d

New App for Tracking Lyme Disease Hotspots in the UK (Express)
http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/science-technology/577129/LymeMap-Scottish-Highlands-New-App-UK-Lyme-Disease-Ticks-Hotspots-Tracking

New-Onset Panic, Depression and Suicidal Thoughts, and Somatic Symptoms in a Patient with Lyme Disease  (Case Reports in Psychiatry)
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crips/2015/457947/

New Records of the Lyme Bacterium in Ticks Collected from Songbirds in Central and Eastern Canada (John Scott, Journal of Acarology)
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01647954.2015.1038301?tokenDomain=eprints&tokenAccess=zFYqZyJFStBzxSMSAYTR&forwardService=showFullText&doi=10.1080%2F01647954.2015.1038301&journalCode=taca20

Objective Assessment of an Ionic Footbath (IonCleanse):  Testing Its Ability to Remove Potentially Toxic Elements from the Body  (Journal of Environmental and Public Health)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3228292/

Polyphenolic Extract from Maple Syrup Potentiates Antibiotic Susceptibility and Reduces Biofilm Formation of Pathogenic Bacteria  (Applied and Environmental  Microbiology)
http://aem.asm.org/content/early/2015/03/23/AEM.00239-15

Recent-Onset Dilated Cardiomyopathy Associated with Borrelia burgdorferi Infection
(Herz Cardiovascular Diseases)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00059-015-4308-1

The Dormant Blood Microbiome in Chronic, Inflammatory Diseases  (FEMS Microbiology Reviews)
http://femsre.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/05/03/femsre.fuv013


LYME POLITICS AND CONTROVERSIES

Activists Call for Provincial Lyme Disease Strategy (City News, Ontario)
http://www.citynews.ca/2015/05/06/activists-call-for-provincial-lyme-disease-strategy/

Approaches to Treating Lyme Disease Differ (Philly.com)
http://articles.philly.com/2015-05-04/news/61771756_1_lyme-disease-associated-diseases-society-international-lyme

Elizabeth May on CFAX
https://soundcloud.com/pamela-mccall-cfax/may-5-11am-1?in=pamela-mccall-cfax%2Fsets%2Fpamela-mccall

IDSA Ignores IOM Recommendations in Lyme Disease Treatment Guidelines' Development, According to Lyme Disease Association and LymeDisease.org (PR News)
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/idsa-ignores-iom-recommendations-in-lyme-disease-treatment-guidelines-development-according-to-the-lyme-disease-association--lymediseaseorg-300078777.html

Liberals Lyme 'Action Plan' All Talk, No Action:  NDP MPP Mantha  (YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttgk95bzYEE

Lyme MD:  I Need Your Help
http://lymemd.blogspot.ca/2015/05/please-read-i-need-your-help.html

Lyme Disease Legislation (Elizabeth May, Vitality Magazine)
http://www.vitalitymagazine.com/article/lyme-disease1/

The Lyme Disease Debate:  Can the Condition be Chronic?  (Fox News) (interview of Dr Horowitz)
http://www.foxnews.com/health/2015/05/06/lyme-disease-debate-can-condition-be-chronic/


OTHER NEWS, REPORTS & STORIES

Ashley Olsen Diagnosed with Lyme Disease (OK)
http://www.ok.co.uk/celebrity-news/ashley-olsen-diagnosed-lyme-disease

Battle with Lyme Disease Changes Life for Winnipeg Girl (CBC News, MB)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/battle-with-lyme-disease-changes-life-for-winnipeg-girl-1.3074998

Biologist Seeing 'More Ticks than We Have Any Other Year' (CBC News, NB)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/biologist-seeing-more-ticks-than-we-have-in-any-other-year-1.3066135

Check Pets for Ticks:  Manitoba Dog Dies from Hundreds of Bites
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/check-pets-for-ticks-manitoba-dog-dies-from-hundreds-of-bites-1.3076370

Childhoods New Normal (Lyme Disease Challenge)
http://lymediseasechallenge.org/childhoods-new-normal/

City of Victoria Proclamation:  May is "Lyme Disease Awareness Month" https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByYchzzAiniQTlVYbFVqSTUzVU0/view?usp=sharing

Cyclists Riding Across Country to Raise Awareness of Lyme Disease  (Victoria News)
http://www.vicnews.com/community/302976161.html

Dear Extraordinary and Brave Sprout (Ticks and Trust Blog)
http://ticksandtrust.blogspot.ca/2015/05/dear-extraordinary-brave-sprout.html

Diagnosing and Treating Lyme Disease (Dr Ben Boucher, CBC News)
http://www.cbc.ca/player/AudioMobile/Shift+-+NB/ID/2666802554/

Experts:  New Tick-borne Illness has 10 Percent Mortality Rate, Causes Neurological Problems  (Toledo News Now)
http://www.toledlonewsnow.com/story/29067976/experts-new-tick-borne-illness-has-10-percent-mortality-rate-causes-neurological-problems

Experts Worry Tick Population has Increased After Harsh Winter in the Maritimes (Global News)
http://globalnews.ca/news/1975436/experts-worry-tick-population-has-increased-after-harsh-winter-in-the-maritimes/

Four Decades of Wondering `Is it Lyme?'  (Boston Globe)
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/12/03/four-decades-wondering-lyme/u7CaMdTHb3xkEx3E58JaCP/story.html

Grandpa's Run 4 Lyme Disease (YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qLo72myP-s&sns=fb

'I Want People to Know About Lyme Disease' (Niagara This Week)
http://www.niagarathisweek.com/community-story/5616116--i-want-people-to-know-about-lyme-disease-/

Lyme Awareness Grows as Manitoba Government Warns of Tick Risk  (Global TV)
http://globalnews.ca/news/1998031/lyme-awareness-grows-as-manitoba-government-warns-of-tick-risks/

Lyme Disease, aka The Imposter  (Healing Grapevine)
http://www.healinggrapevine.com/health-hazards/lyme/lyme-disease-aka-the-impostor.html

Lyme Disease Deer Ticks May Not Be the Only Ones We Have to Worry About  (CBC NS)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/lyme-disease-deer-ticks-may-not-be-the-only-ones-we-have-to-worry-about-1.3060683

Lyme Disease Cases on the Rise in Manitoba  (CTV News Winnipeg)
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/lyme-disease-cases-on-the-rise-in-manitoba-1.2376680

Lyme Disease:  How One Small Bite Can Change a Life (Vancouver Sun)
http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Lyme+disease+small+bite+change+life/11044715/story.html

Lyme Disease Prevention Advocate  (CTV News, Atlantic)
http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=604018

Lyme Disease Season is Here, Province Warns to be on Alert (CBC News, Manitoba)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/lyme-disease-season-is-here-province-warns-to-be-on-alert-1.3072907

"Lyme Sucks!" for Sufferers in Maple Ridge, Across Canada (Maple Ridge Times)
http://www.mrtimes.com/community/lyme-sucks-for-sufferers-in-maple-ridge-across-canada-1.1933750

Monteregie at Epicentre of Uptick in Lyme Disease in Quebec (Montreal Gazette)
http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/monteregie-at-epicentre-of-uptick-in-lyme-disease-in-quebec

Mother, Daughters, Deal with Chronic Disease (The Sentinel)
http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20150512/NEWS/150519862/-1/news

Residents Voice Need for Lyme Knowledge (The Pictou Advocate)
http://www.pictouadvocate.com/2015/05/13/residents-voice-need-for-lyme-knowledge/

Ride for Lyme (Global TV, Okanagan)
http://globalnews.ca/news/2001925/ride-for-lyme/

Ride for Lyme - FaceBook Page
https://www.facebook.com/RideForLyme

Ride for Lyme Daily Dedication Blog
http://www.rideforlyme.ca/#!blog/c48j

Ride for Lyme Kicks Off Across Canada in Victoria  (CHEK News, Victoria)
http://www.cheknews.ca/ride-for-lyme-kicks-off-cross-canada-ride-in-victoria-91633

Ride for Lyme - Livetrack (see where they are now)
http://www.rideforlyme.ca/#!livetrack/cjd9

Ride for Lyme - The Journey Begins (May 11 2015 at Mile '0' in Victoria)  (Photography by Sue Ferguson, Outer Limits Digital Photography)
https://www.facebook.com/sue.ferguson.1232/media_set?set=a.10153319529922806.1073741957.684382805&type=1

Ride for Lyme - Watch News, YouTube,and View Photos Here:
http://canlyme.com/2015/05/14/watch-youtube-of-canadas-ride-for-lyme-the-adelaine-projetct/

Tick and Lyme Disease Conference (Moncton) (Global News)
http://globalnews.ca/video/1989596/tick-and-lyme-disease-conference

Time Starts Ticking on Lyme Disease Season (Recorder.ca)
http://www.recorder.ca/2015/05/08/time-starts-ticking-on-lyme-disease-season?utm_source=addThis&utm_medium=addthis_button_facebook&utm_campaign=Time+ticking+on+Lyme+season+|+Brockville+Recorder#.VU0WuTKipjA.facebook

Tick Threat in Winnipeg on the Rise (Global TV)
http://globalnews.ca/news/1974382/tick-threat-in-winnipeg-on-the-rise/

Woman Battling Lyme Disease is Mounting Awareness  (MyKawartha.com)
http://www.mykawartha.com/community-story/5597548-woman-battling-lyme-disease-is-mounting-awareness/


RESOURCES

21 Anti-Histamine Foods that Fight Inflammation and Stabilise Mast Cells
http://alisonvickery.com.au/21-anti-histamine-foods-that-fight-inflammation-and-stabilise-mast-cells/

BOOK:  Wired for Healing (Annie Hopper)
http://www.amazon.com/Wired-Healing-Remapping-Mysterious-Illnesses/dp/0993890105

Bug Off!  Consumer Reports Reveals Best Insect Repellents (Today)
http://www.today.com/health/consumer-reports-tests-reveal-best-insect-repellents-t20756

Cedar Oil the Best Natural Tick Repellent (Organic Daily Post)
http://organicdailypost.com/cedar-oil-the-best-natural-tick-repellent/

Developing a Post-Trauma Identity - Who Am I Now? (Psych Central)
http://blogs.psychcentral.com/healing-together/2015/05/developing-a-post-trauma-identity-who-am-i-now/

Eliminating Ammonia Toxicity in Lyme  (Dr David Jernigan, Hansa Center)
http://davidjernigan.blogspot.ca/2015/05/eliminating-ammonia-toxicity-in-lyme.html

Four Steps to Prevent Tick Disease in Dogs  (Chicago Now)
http://www.chicagonow.com/steve-dales-pet-world/2015/05/four-steps-to-prevent-tick-disease-in-dogs/

Free Courses:  Disability Alliance BC
https://www.facebook.com/DisabilityAllianceBC/posts/10152962993864102

Holistic Lyme Disease Treatment (Rodale News)
http://www.rodalenews.com/holistic-lyme-disease-treatment

How to Properly Remove a Tick (University of Manitoba)
http://news.umanitoba.ca/video-how-to-properly-remove-a-tick/

MTHFR Genetic Defect - What it is and How it can Affect You  (Stop the Thyroid Madness)
http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/mthfr/

Pregnancy & Children (Lyme Disease Challenge)
http://lymediseasechallenge.org/pregnancy-children/

Why You Need to Pay Attention to Your T Helper Cells (It's Not Just Lyme)
http://itsnotjustlyme.com/why-you-need-to-pay-attention-to-your-t-helper-cells/


UPCOMING EVENTS

May 24:  Victoria Lyme Disease Awareness & Support Group Meeting:  near Hillside Mall contact victorialyme@gmail.com for more info, 1-3 p.m.

June 7:  Lyme Disease Awareness Event at Parksville Conference Centre, 1 pm

October 15:  ILADS Fundamentals Course, Fort Lauderdale  http://ilads.org/
October 16-18:  ILADS Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale  http://ilads.org/

October 17-18:  Neurovascular Connections - Vancouver 2015
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/neurovascular-connections-vancouver-2015-tickets-15062769148


DISCLAIMER:  We are not doctors and as such, do not offer any medical advice.  Please discuss any potential changes to your treatment protocol with your

Recent Lyme News, Research, Politics, Stories, and Resources Issue: January 1, 2016

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group

RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES

Anti-inflammatory Effects of Dexamethasone and Meloxicam on Borrelia burgdorferi-induced Inflammation in Neuronal Cultures of Dorsal Root Ganglia and Myelinating Cells of the Peripheral Nervous System  (Journal of Neuroinflammation)

Babesia in a Nonsplenectomized Patient Requiring Exchange Transfusion  (Case Reports in Infectious Diseases, Hindawi Publishing Corporation)

Distribution and Survival of Borrelia miyamotoi in Human Blood Components  (Transfusion, Wiley Online Library)

Human Co-infection with Borrelia burgdorferi and Babesia microti in the United States  (Journal of Parasitology Research, Hindi Publishing Corporation)

Largest Survey of Patients Using CBD  (Care by Design)

Lyme Research $$ in DoD Health Program (Lyme Disease Association)

The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation Grants 6.5 Million to Bay Area Lyme Foundation  (Bay Area Lyme Foundation)

LYME POLITICS AND CONTROVERSIES  

CDC Refuses to End Preferential Treatment of IDSA Lyme Guidelines in Response to Citizen Petition  (PR Newswire)

Open Letter from Canadian Physicians to Justin Trudeau (National Observer)
  
OTHER NEWS, REPORTS & STORIES

A Moment that Changed Me:  Lyme Disease Turned My Life Upside Down  (David Connor, The Guardian)

David Foster Breaks His Silence to Defend Yolanda Foster's Health Issues (Bravo TV)

Geraghty Succumbs After Two Year Battle with Lyme Disease (The Valley Breeze)

Lyme Disease Leads  Woman to Germany  (Mail Tribune)

TOUCHED BY LYME:  Jesse Colin Young Sings New Song About Lyme Disase  (LymeDisease.org)


RESOURCES

Health and Wellness Initiative:  Removing Financial Barriers to Treatment and Therapy 

Herbal Antimicrobials for Lyme Disease   (Connie Strasheim, ProHealth)

Klinghardt Lyme Cocktail (Dr Dietrich Klinghardt, Better Health Guy)

NEW BOOK:  "The LDN Book" from the LDN Research Trust will be launched at the LDN AIIC Conference in February.  See links at http://www.ldn2016.com/ldn-book to order online.

NEW BOOK:  "When Your Child Has Lyme Disease" by Dorothy Kupcha Leland Review by Huffington Post

The Best Brain Inflammation, Pain, Energy and Detox Diet Ever  (Dr Marty Ross)

Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever   (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  Note: CDC approves blood microscopy for diagnosis of Borrelia infection

 UPCOMING EVENTS

January 8 to February 12, 2016 –  Stopping Persistent Lyme Disease – Online Training Program for Physicians – with Greg Lee
The course will offer six live hour-long webinars from 6pm – 7pm PST every Friday starting on January 8th at ending on Friday February 12th.  Cost is $900 USD. 

Saturday and Sunday, January 23/24 – Victoria Health Show at the Pearke’s Arena
10 a.m. - 6 pm on Saturday; 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Sunday
The Victoria Lyme Awareness & Support Group will have a booth at the Health Show.  Free for our volunteers; $8 for adults, $6 Students/Seniors.  

Note:  Because the Health Show falls on our usual meeting date, the Victoria Lyme Support Group's will meet on January 31st.

January 31, 2016 - Victoria Lyme Awareness & Support Group Meeting 
1 - 3 pm, near Hillside Mall contact victorialyme@gmail.com for directions

Feb 19 - 21, 2016 - The LDN 2016 AIIC Conference -  Orlando, FL

March 3-5, 2016, San Diego, CA - Navigating Complex Chronic Illness (Forum for Integrative Medicine) Speakers to include Dietrich Klinghardt MD, Ann Corson MD, Kristine Gedroic MD, Steve Harris MD, Tom Moorcroft DO, Michael Lebowitz DC, Raj Patel MD, and many others

May 2016 – Federal Framework on Lyme Disease Conference


DISCLAIMER:  We are not doctors and as such, do not offer any medical advice.  Please discuss any potential changes to your treatment protocol with your doctor. 
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Recently, I received yet another sample of a probiotic to try. According to the label, it contained “Lactobacillus sporogenes– a shelf-stable, vegan probiotic that does not require refrigeration.” But here’s the problem: There is actually no such species as Lactobacillus sporogenes. Which then leads us to question of what exactly is in all these probiotic…

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After getting the results aggregated I reviewed the probiotics that I have suggested being beneficial, especially Prescript Assist (which I had recommended solely on the basis that it was effective for IBS). I revised my Prescript Assist page so the species and strains and the gut bacteria testing would be better aligned. I also added […]

Effects of Bravo Yogurt and Intermittent Fasting

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The latest study from Dr Marco Ruggiero also discussed on the recent Autism Recovery Summit 2 describes the effects of Bravo yogurt consumption associated with intermittent fasting (intermittent fasting is a means to achieve nutritional ketosis). Dr. Jerry Blythe, MD, a long-time cancer survivor and marathon runner, who embarked in a three-month experience of intermittent fasting and […]

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Jini Patel Thompson interviews Natasha Trenev – author of 5 books and founder of Natren probiotics – about probiotic usage and dosing for “normal” people, i.e. people without a chronic illness. Natasha answers these common questions: Should “normal” people also take probiotics? What about prebiotics – do they help good bacteria to colonize and do…

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'Justice for Colten': Rallies held after not guilty verdict

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Rallies were held in cities across Canada to show support for the family of Colten Boushie, an Indigenous man who was shot and killed in 2016.

Recent Lyme News, Research, Politics, Stories, and Resources

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group

RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES

Amyloid-DNA Composites of Bacterial Biofilms Stimulate Autoimmunity (Immunity)
http://www.cell.com/immunity/abstract/S1074-7613(15)00224-1?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS1074761315002241%3Fshowall%3Dtrue
and an article on this study:
Research Team Finds Bacterial Biofilms May Play a Role in Lupus, MS, Other Auto-immune Diseases (Neuro Scientist News)
http://www.neuroscientistnews.com/research-news/research-team-finds-bacterial-biofilms-may-play-role-lupus-ms-other-auto-immune
 
A Novel Duplex Real-time PCR Permits Simultaneous Detection and Differentiation of Borrelia miyamotoi  and Borrelia burgdorferi sense lato
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs15010-015-0820-8

Biofilm Formation by Borrelia sensu lato (Eva Sapi et al, FEMS Microbiology Letters)
http://femsle.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/07/23/femsle.fnv120

Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato-infected Ixodes ricinus (Wood Tick) Collected from Vegetation near the Arctic Circle  (Science Direct)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877959X15001326
and a news story about this study:
You Won't Believe Where Researchers Found Lyme Disease  (Huffington Post)
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/jason-tetro/lyme-disease_b_7871348.html

Cannabinoids for Medical Use:  A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis  (Originally published in JAMA)
http://www.rollingstoned.nl/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/overzichtsartikel-JAMA-2015-Medicinaal-Cannabis.pdf

Do Bartonella Infections Cause Agitation, Panic Disorder, and Treatment-Resistent Depression?    (James Schaller et al, Medscape General Medicine)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2100128/

Immune Response to Endothelial Cell Growth Factor is Associated with Early Disseminated and Late Manifestations of Lyme Disease but not with Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (Gary Wormser et al, Clinical Infectious Diseases)
http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/07/27/cid.civ638

Lyme Neuroborreliosis - Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management   (Nature Reviews Neurology)
http://www.nature.com/nrneurol/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nrneurol.2015.121.html

New Insights into Lyme Disease  (REDOX Biology)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213231715000282

Oxford College Prof Looks at Tick Populations  (the Covington News)
http://www.covnews.com/section/1/article/60189/

Poor Positive Predictive Value of Lyme Disease Serological Testing in an Area of Low Disease Incidence (Paul Lantos et al, Clinical Infectious Diseases)
http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/07/20/cid.civ584


LYME POLITICS AND CONTROVERSIES  (including Federal election health-related topics) 

BC Patient Questions Accuracy of Lyme Disease Tests Used in Province (Globe and Mail)

Expand Coverage for Prescription Drugs (New Democratic Party of Canada0

Greens Aim for Affordable Prescriptions with National Pharmacare   

Lyme Disease Advocates Sound Alarm on BC Tests but Medical Experts Disagree (The Vancouver Sun)

Lyme Disease is Very Real but It's No Epidemic  (Christopher Labos, Montreal Gazette)

Lyme Disease Patients Sacrificed in Favour of Lyme Vaccine Agenda (Tina Garcia, YouTube)
and CanLyme's rebuttal:
Montreal Gazette Newspaper Trashes Lyme Disease Victims and Then Refuses to Allow Evidence Based Rebuttal - They Prefer Scientific 'Opinion' over Scientific Fact

Lyme Disease Test Unreliable (David Cubberley, The Vancouver Sun)


Lyme Test Works, Critics Misrepresent Test Performance  (David Patrick, Perry Kendall, Mohammed Morshed and Bonnie Henry, The Vancouver Sun)

Policy Resolution 153:  Fundig for Health Care (The Liberal Party)

Save Access to Compounded Medications (The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians)

The US Government and the Infectious Diseases Society of America Admitted they Cannot Win the Battle on Lyme with Science  (CanLyme)

Tiny Tick Big Controversy (Four part video series from ABC WMDT 47)

Tom Grier Talks Double Standards in Treating Lyme (YouTube)

Unravelling the Mystery of Lyme Disease:  Why Canada Needs to do More  (Hospital News)

OTHER NEWS, REPORTS & STORIES

Elet Hall Uses Celebrity to Help Raise Awareness of Lyme Disease (Herald Mail Media)
http://www.heraldmailmedia.com/life/elet-hall-uses-celebrity-to-help-raise-awareness-about-lyme/article_7dae4bbd-056f-54d5-ba05-cb3f05546d04.html

How One Local Man's Immunity to Ticks Could Save Us All  (Poughkeepsie Journal)
http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/news/health/lyme-disease/2015/08/01/how-one-local-mans-immunity-ticks-could-save-us-all/30578799/

Insurance Coverage for Medical Marijuana on the Horizon, Industry Experts Say  (CTV News Barrie)
http://barrie.ctvnews.ca/insurance-coverage-for-medical-marijuana-on-the-horizon-industry-experts-say-1.2488158

Kids and Lyme Disease - How it Affects their Learning (Healthy)
http://criticalhealthfacts.com/kids-and-lyme-disease-how-it-affects-their-learning/

Living with Lyme:  Mom Passes Disease onto All Four Sons  (Lebanon Daily News)
http://www.ldnews.com/local/ci_28508057/living-lyme-mom-passes-illness-all-four-sons

Lyme Disease Cases Rising in Several Provinces   (CBC News)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/lyme-disease-cases-on-the-rise-in-several-provinces-1.3177050

Lyme Disease Spreading Across Canada (Global TV News)
http://globalnews.ca/video/2119235/lyme-disease

Netherlands Lyme Disease "Lost Healthy Life Years" Burden Measured (Outbreak News Today)
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/netherlands-lyme-disease-lost-healthy-life-years-burden-measured-50958/

Patients Face Tough Road to Treatment for Lyme Disease  (WSMV)
http://www.wsmv.com/story/29644842/patients-face-tough-road-to-treatment-for-lyme-disease

Researchers See 100% Increase in Ticks Throughout N.B.  (Global News)
http://globalnews.ca/news/2125859/researchers-see-a-100-per-cent-increase-in-ticks-throughout-n-b/

Resected Cape Lyme Disease Doctor Retires   (Re: Sam Donta, Cape Cod Times)
http://www.capecodtimes.com/article/20150720/NEWS/150729987

Rock Star Hospitalized in Maine Raves about Local Doctors and Nurses, Forgives Tick that Gave Her Lyme Disease  (#Maine)
http://hashtagmaine.bangordailynews.com/2015/07/28/the-internets/rock-star-hospitalized-in-maine-raves-about-local-doctors-and-nurses-forgives-tick-that-gave-her-lyme-disease/ 

School Sports Day and Summer Holiday Alert for Both Teachers and Parents - Be Tick Aware (Lyme Disease Action)
http://www.lymediseaseaction.org.uk/press-releases/school-sports-day-and-summer-holiday-alert-for-both-teachers-and-parents-be-tick-aware/

Tragedy as Girl, 6, Dies after Contracting Mystery Disease following Tick Bite (NY Daily News)
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/girl-6-dies-contracting-mystery-disease-article-1.1374225

RESOURCES

Detox and Chelation Protocols  (Medical Insider)

Health Diagnostics and Research Institute, European Laboratory of Nutrients  (for testing of Nagalase)

Lyme Disease - Get the Facts   (LymeDisease.org)

Mosquito Shield Piactive Insect Repellent (an alternative to DEET)

New Glutathione Producing Probiotic Available in U.S. (Suzy Cohen, RPh)

Understanding Bartonella (Galaxy Diagnostics)

Unravelling the Mystery of Bartonellosis  (Scott Forsgren, The Better Health Guy)

Webinar:  Conversations with Marty Ross, MD, July 29, 2015http://www.treatlyme.net/webinar-recordings/


UPCOMING EVENTS


August 4 - 23:  Holistic Lyme Tele-Think-Tank
Register for this series of interview with Marty Ross, Tara Brooke, Greg Lee, Connie Strasheim, Ginger Saveloy, Heiner Freuhauf, and Richard Horowitz.
http://www.uprootinglyme.com/telesummit/

August 23:  Victoria Lyme Disease Awareness & Support Group Meeting, 1-3 pm
near Hillside Mall, contact victorialyme@gmail.com for directions.

October 1 - 4:  American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) 50th Annual Conference.  Fort Myers, Florida.  
October 1-3: Neuroimmunotoxicology
October 4:  Low Dose Immunotherapy (LDA/LDI)
http://www.aaemconference.com/fall/

October 15 - 18:  ILADS Fundamentals Course and Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale (Registration is now open)
 http://www.ilads.org/lyme_programs/ftlauderdale/ilads-ftlauderdale.php

October 17-18:  Neurovascular Connections - Vancouver 2015
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/neurovascular-connections-vancouver-2015-tickets-15062769148

November 14 - 15:  Lyme Disease Association/Columbia's 16th annual scientific CME conference: Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Science Bridging the Gap, at the Providence-Warwick Crowne Plaza, Warwick, Rhode Island.
http://www.lymediseaseassociation.org/index.php/lda-news-a-updates/1419-16th-annual-ldacolumbia-lyme-conf

DISCLAIMER:  We are not doctors and as such, do not offer any medical advice.  Please discuss any potential changes to your treatment protocol with your doctor. 

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Synergistic Healing – Meditation, Prana, EFT

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AGENDA – Sunday, February 22, 2015 (Latest Lyme News is below)

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group


VICTORIA LYME AWARENESS & SUPPORT GROUP 
 MEETING INFORMATION
Meetings are normally held on the fourth Sunday of each month near the Hillside Mall. Contact victorialyme@gmail.com for address and directions. There is pay parking around the back of the building.  
Coffee and tea are provided free of charge.  Snacks to share are always appreciated.  We ask that you not wear any fragrances for those who are sensitive.
Please try your best to be on time so we can start right away.  

Let us know if there is anything you would like us to add to the agenda (news, discussion topic, etc) by emailing us at victorialyme@gmail.com

PRESENTATIONS:  1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Dr Patrick Callas, ND, will give a presentation on new information about diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease from the recent ILADS course for physicians in Banff.
INTRODUCTIONS & SUPPORT FOR MEMBERS:  2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
This part of our meetings is for introductions, sharing, and asking questions.  
NEW ITEMS and UPDATES:  3:15 p.m. - 4 p.m.
For Discussion
1.  Victoria Health Show  - report and discussion about our recent awareness event.
2.  Lyme Month Awareness Event - planning for our annual May event
3.  Armin Labs in Germany - is there interest in setting up a once a month blood draw to share the cost of shipping?
4.  Future Presentations - your ideas are welcome  

Updates
1.  "Let's Talk About Lyme" T-shirts.  We have men's and women's t-shirts for sale.  $10 each.
2.  Group Library.  Our group purchases and loans out books and DVDs on Lyme and co-infections.  Cost to join our library is $10.  Items can be borrowed for one month.  Please be courteous and return borrowed books on time.  Book donations are always appreciated.  Please let us know if there are any books/DVDs that you would like us to order.  *Two copies of Stephen Buhner's newest book on Anaplasma, Babesia, and Ehrlichia are on order and  will arrive by March 4th. 

3.  Facebook Group.  Our Facebook group for people with Lyme disease on Vancouver Island is a great way to keep up to date on news and connect with others.  Log into Facebook, search for the Vancouver Island Lyme Group, and ask to join. The group is private – others can see who the members are, but only members can post and read posts, invite, and approve new members.   
4. Tick Test Kits from Janet Sperling.  Due to the new costs involved in tick identification ($30) and testing for ticks ($35) fromveterinarians, Janet Sperling has sent us some more tick collection vials, complete with prepaid envelopes to mail live ticks.  She is doing research on ticks in Canada and would be happy to receive live ticks that you find on your dog, in the environment, or crawling on you (ticks cannot be feeding on you - those must go to the BC CDC).  Please pick up a few kits for your veterinarian.
5.  Group Financial Report 

NEXT MEETING:  Sunday, March 22 from 1 to 4 p.m.

_________________________________________
INFORMATION 
Keep up with the latest Lyme news: 
http://lymedisease.org/news/index.php

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Dr. Weeks Comment:   This man Robert Cohen – the not-milkman – kept carcinogenic bovine growth hormone out of Canada.  At the time, he was unable to keep it out of the USA and your body.  But he tried.  Here is more to his amazing story set in the context of Superbowl sunday.   Super…

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Monday's collection of links.

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The grieving relatives of a First Nations man whose accused killer was acquitted by a Saskatchewan jury are meeting with federal ministers to take what they call a first step in the long road to reforming Canada's justice system.

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Recent Lyme News, Research, Politics, Stories, and Resources

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group

RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES
A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Duloxetine and Acetyl L-Carnitine in Fibromyalgic Patients: Preliminary Data  (Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25786048#
and an article about this study:  Could a Mitochondrial Enhancer Replace Cymbalta in Fibromyalgia?http://www.cortjohnson.org/blog/2015/04/11/mitochondrial-enhancer-cymbalta-fibromyalgia/


Exploring the Association Between Morgellons and Lyme Disease  
(MedScape) *create a free MedScape account to read in full
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/841141


Hypercholesterolemia and ApoE Deficiency Result in Severe Infection with Lyme Disease and Relapsing-Fever Borrelia
 (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2015/04/08/1502561112
Low Doses of Sequential Antibiotics Could Treat Infections, Study Finds  (Pharmaceutical Journal)
http://www.pharmaceutical-journal.com/news-and-analysis/news/low-doses-of-sequential-antibiotics-could-treat-infections-study-finds/20068320.article

Lyme Neuroborreliosis: a Treatable Cause of Acute Ocular Motor Disturbances in Children 
(British Journal of Opthamology)

Neurological Diseases Share Common Blood-Brain Barrier Defects (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology)
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150330173827.htm

New Insights into Lyme Disease 
(Redox Biology)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213231715000282

Orbital Lyme Disease:  MR Imaging Before and After Treatment:  Case Study (American Journal of Neuroradiology)
http://www.ajnr.org/content/23/4/657.full

Review of Evidence for Immune Evasion and Persistent Infection in Lyme Disease 
(International Journal of Internal Medicine)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3636972/


LYME POLITICS AND CONTROVERSIES
Lax-out Lymies:  Perryville and North East Team up to Fight Lyme Disease (Cecil Daily)
http://www.cecildaily.com/sports/high_schools/article_2faefbb4-f73a-5288-9322-693ca70ad094.html
LDo and LDA Submit Comments on IDSA Guideline Process on Behalf of 67 Lyme Groups Across the Nation! (LymeDisease.org)
http://lymedisease.org/activism/idsa-guidelines-survey-revision.html?utm_source=IDSA+extends+deadline&utm_campaign=IDSA+extends+to+Ap+24&utm_medium=email
Lyme Disease Advocates to Protest IDSA (Outbreak News Today)
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/lyme-disease-advocates-to-protest-idsa-48507/

LYMEPOLICYWONK:  Deadline Extended; You can Still Comment on IDSA
 (LymeDisease.org)
http://lymedisease.org/news/lymepolicywonk/idsa-deadline-extended.html

TOUCHED BY LYME:  An Easier Way to Comment on IDSA;s Lyme Review
 (LymeDisease.org)
http://lymedisease.org/news/touchedbylyme/easier-way-to-comment-to-idsa.html


Unorthodox Alternative Therapies Marketed to Treat Lyme Disease
http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/04/06/cid.civ186

OTHER NEWS, REPORTS & STORIES

Advancements in Equine Lyme Disease Testing (The Horse)
http://www.thehorse.com/articles/35605/advancements-in-equine-lyme-disease-testing

A Virus Spread by Ticks Could be More Dangerous than Lyme Disease (Time Magazine)
http://time.com/3817208/powassan-virus-ticks-lyme-disease/

Barrie, Ont. Dad with Lyme Disease Caught in Medical Limbo 
(Canoe.ca)
http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2015/04/03/22326356.html
and a letter about this article:  Medical Care a Serious Problem (Orillia Packet)
http://www.orilliapacket.com/2015/04/13/letter-medical-care-a-serious-problem

CanLyme Board Member Rossana Magnotta will be Presented with the Philanthropic Business Person of the Year Award in Vaughan, Ontariohttp://canlyme.com/2015/04/07/canlyme-board-member-rossana-magnotta-will-be-presented-with-the-philanthropic-business-person-of-the-year-award-in-vaughan-ontario/

Connecticut Researchers Monitoring Distribution of Rare Non-treatable Virus (New Haven Register)
http://www.nhregister.com/general-news/20150408/connecticut-researchers-monitoring-distribution-of-rare-non-treatable-virus

Could Your Dog Have Lyme Disease? (Speak Dog Blog)
http://speakdogblog.com/2015/04/01/could-your-dog-have-lyme-disease/

How Long Before a Tick Makes You Sick?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=296pVc5Zbxw
How the German Army is Stopping Lyme Disease  (Field Sports Channel TV)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ceyQtRAKL0&app=desktop

Joni Mitchell and the Mystery of Morgellons Disease (CBS News)
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/joni-mitchell-and-the-mystery-of-morgellons-disease/

Lyme Disease:  A Real Threat in the Tri-Valley  
(Pleasanton Weekly)
http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/04/09/lyme-disease-a-real-threat-in-the-tri-valley

Now Desperate Yolanda Foster Heads to Mexico to Try 'Ancient Medicine' in Bid to Cure Lyme Disease (Daily Mail)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3034291/Now-desperate-Yolanda-Foster-heads-Mexico-try-ancient-medicine-bid-cure-Lyme-disease.html


"So Country" Radio of Penticton, BC, Interviews CanLyme President (CanLyme)
http://canlyme.com/2015/04/09/so-country-radio-of-penticton-bc-interviews-canlyme-president/

Surviving Lyme Disease and a Missed Diagnosis (Everyday Health)
http://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/my-health-story/surviving-lyme-disease-missed-diagnosis/

Take the Lyme Disease Challenge
 (Dr Oz)
http://www.doctoroz.com/article/take-lyme-disease-challenge

Ticking Time Bomb  (In Focus Magazine)
http://www.infocusmagazine.ca/2015/ticking-time-bomb/

Trent Student to Embark on Cross-country Bike Trip for a Good Cause 
(Tent University)
http://www.trentu.ca/newsevents/newsDetail.php?newsID=9307

Winnipegger Warns of Lyme Disease  (Winnipeg Sun)
http://www.winnipegsun.com/2015/04/06/winnipegger-warns-of-lyme-disease

You Can Get Lyme Disease in New York City  
(My Fox NY)
http://www.myfoxny.com/story/28752132/you-can-get-lyme-disease-even-in-new-york-city


RESOURCES

Carbozon Therapy can be a Breath of Life  (Oceanside Star)

Plugging the Holes in Lyme Disease Leaky Gut  (Goodbye Lyme)
http://goodbyelyme.com/plugging_leaky_gut

Sante Fe Center for Allergies & Environmental Medicine
http://www.drshrader.com/

The Family Naturopathic Clinic
 (free services to low-income families in Victoria)
http://www.acaciahealth.ca/yspn_clinic/

LymeSavers - Deadline for bursary applications is June 1st

WEBINAR:  Conversations with Marty Ross, MD
April 9, 2015 http://www.treatlyme.net/webinar-recordings/

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 26:  Victoria Lyme Support Group Meeting  1-4 pm, near Hillside Mall contact victorialyme@gmail.com for details 

May 8-9:  International Lyme Disease Conference (ILADS) in Augsberg, Germany.  http://ilads.org/
May 9:  Southern Tier Lyme Support; Lyme Disease Conference 2015  http://www.southerntierlymesupport.com/lyme-disease-conference-2015.html

May 10:  Ride for Lyme event at Centennial Square, next to City Hall, 2-4 pm. 
 Mark this one on your calendar!   http://www.RideForLyme.ca

May 11:  Ride for Lyme
  http://www.RideForLyme.ca  Starts at sunrise at Mile "0" (Douglas and Dallas Road)

May 13:  Merchants of Doubt http://www.cinecenta.com/default.aspx?PageID=1005&MovieID=987 7 pm at the UVic Cinecenta Theatre

October 15:  ILADS Fundamentals Course, Fort Lauderdale  
http://ilads.org/
October 16-18:  ILADS Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale  http://ilads.org/

October 17-18:  Neurovascular Connections - Vancouver 2015

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/neurovascular-connections-vancouver-2015-tickets-15062769148

DISCLAIMER:  We are not doctors and as such, do not offer any medical advice.  Please discuss any potential changes to your treatment protocol with your doctor. 

Propionibacterium freudenreichii – Another Probiotic of Interest

Propionibacterium freudenreichii – Another Probiotic of Interest

by lassesen @ Probiotics – CFS Remission

Many thanks to Espen Samuelsen for finding another commercially available probiotic that I was not aware of: Propionibacterium freudenreichii  It is available as NutriCology Allergy Research‘s Securil Propio-Fidus. No, it’s not a psychoanalysis probiotic (the “Freud” in it’s name), it is actually used in making  Emmental cheese! So what do we know about it (apart from being used to make […]

Probiotic Strains For Colon Encapsulations Pure

by @ INSIGHTMARKETING LEVEL

Related Products: Acidophilus Powder Inner Health Plus . Probiotic Strains For Colon Encapsulations Pure everything you need to know about how long can you live with untreated colon cancer including the most common causes symptoms and treatments. ulcerative colitis colon cancer who eats all organic!) A good colon cleanse usually is not just a single […]

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Kefir Acne Skin My Kitchen

by @ Ex-Cerbero Item

Patients with appropriately diagnosed pancreatic cancer metastatic east cancer in the bone metastatic colorectal cancer who were Topics Related to Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Kefir Acne Skin My Kitchen generic Name: Capecitabine 500mg. Shaklee’s protein and vitamin/mineral/probiotic have allowed me to overcome my IBS and live my life again – and they are backed by a 100% […]

Autism Recovery Summit 2 – FREE screening October 2017

by kirsty terry @ bravoprobioticUK

Learn effective strategies the top experts are using to move children off the autism spectrum.  FREE access here Over 30 doctors, scientists, natural health practitioners and parents share proven treatments that get results. Speakers Have Been Seen On Anju Usman, MD Autism Physician, Speaker Gut – Brain Connection and the Importance of the Microbiome in […]

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I need to return some items… How can I get a refund?

by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

We understand that not everything works out for everyone so we are happy to accept returned merchandise if it conforms to the following rules: 1. The items are returned sealed and unopened. 2. The items are returned within 30 days of the original purchase. 3. The items are NOT probiotics (Sorry, we are unable to…

Surfing with Nixon

by bravo @ Bravo Europe

This year Silver Spring is one of the sponsors of the event “Surfing with Nixon” which will be held in Phoenix, Arizona, USA in the month of August 2017. Surfing with Nixon is a nonprofit organization that gives Autistic Kids in Arizona a chance to surf as a form of water therapy. Surfing give these kids sensory input and teaches […]

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Recent Lyme News, Research, Politics, Stories, and Resources

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group


RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES
Alternative Tests May Not Reliably Diagnose Lyme Disease (Medscape) (the Comments section is worth reading)

Bartonella quintana Aoritis in a Man with AIDS, Diagnosed by Needle Biopsy in 16S rRNA Gene Amplification (Pub Med, from Journal of Clinical Microbiology)

B-Lymphocyte Depletion in Myalgic Encephalopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  An Open-Label Phase II Study with Rituximab Maintenance Treatment (PLOS One)
and here's an article about this study from New Scientist:
Antibody Wipeout Found to Relieve Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Centre for Clinical Research Completes Lyme Disease Trial  (Vineyard Gazette)

Chronic Fatigue Patients Suffer 3 Major Brain Abnormalities   (Medical Daily)

Chronic Lyme Disease?  Cancer Meds Could Battle It (Nature World News)
and here's the journal article they refer to:
Borrelia burgdorferi, the Causative Agent of Lyme Disease, Forms Drug-Tolerant Persister Cells (Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy)

Growth Inhibiting Activity of Volatile Oil from Cistus creticus L. against Borrelia burgdorferi s.s. in vitro (Die Pharmazie)
Inhibition of the Endosymbiont “Candidatus Midichloria mitochondrii” during 16S rRNA Gene Profiling Reveals Potential Pathogens in Ixodes Ticks from Australia  (Parasites and Vectors)

Neutropenia in Congenital and Adult Babesiosis  (American Journal of Clinical Pathology)

New Alzheimer's Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function  (Science Alert)

Ocular Signs of Lyme Disease (Livestrong)

Not new, but useful to share with your GP:
Proof that Chronic Lyme Disease Exists (Dr Daniel J Cameron in Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases)

Serological Investigation of Heartland Virus  (Bunyaviridae phlebovirus) Exposure in Wild and Domestic Animals Adjacent to Human Case Sites in Missouri, 2012-2013 (American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene)

Seroprevalence of Bartonella henselae in Patients Awaiting Heart Transplants in Southern Italy.  (Journal of Microbiology, Immunology, and Infection)  

Study Highlights 'Important Safety Issue' with Widely Used MRI Contrast Agents

The vls Antigenic Variation Systems of Lyme Disease Borelia; Eluding Host Immunity Through Both Random, Segmental Gene Conversion and Framework Heterogeneity (National Center for Biotechnology Information)

Tick Infection Epidemic Among American Indian Tribes in Arizona  (MedLine Plus)

UF Researcher Finds Virus Thought Long Dead in Area Ticks (Ocala Star Banner, FL)


LYME POLITICS AND CONTROVERSIES

Are the Deer to Blame?   (Bay Area Lyme)

FDA Recommends Screening Blood Donors Nationwide for Babesia  (Transfusion News)

History was Made, A Precedent, for All Lyme Disease Patients  (Lyme Aware)

Lyme Disease Guidelines Panelist Suggests Ways to Handle Chronic Lyme Disease Patients (Dr Daniel J Cameron)

Maine Legislature Clears Way for Long-term Lyme Disease Treatment  (Portland Press Herald)

(Congresswoman) Pingree Pushes CDC to Develop Better Test for Lyme Disease, Do More Research into Long-Term Symptoms

Posters Stating "Danger - Lyme Disease" in Leigh Woods are Misleading, Says National Trust (Bristol Post, UK)

Register to be a Stakeholder with the Public Health Agency of Canada's Consultation and Stakeholder Information Management System

Seller of "Miracle Mineral Solution" Convicted for Marketing Toxic Chemical as a Miracle Cure (US Department of Justice)

This study from 1988 concluded that "the presence of chronic Lyme disease cannot be excluded by the absence of antibodies against B. burgdorferi and that a specific T-cell blastogenic response to B. burgdorferi is evidence of infection in seronegative patients with clinical indications of chronic Lyme disease."  They knew this 27 years ago.  Lyme is a political disease.  
Seronegative Lyme Disease. Dissociation of Specific T- and B-Lymphocyte Responses to Borrelia burgdorferi

Watch NY State Senator Serino's Lyme Forum  (LymeDisease.org)


OTHER NEWS, REPORTS & STORIES

19 Year Old Victoria Teen has Fought Lyme Disease for Six Years (CHEK News)

Avril Lavigne Breaks Down Interview about Lyme Disease (Huffington Post)

Avril Lavigne Brings Light to Lyme Disease Concern in Canada   (The Weather Network)

Avril Lavigne's Lyme Battle is Re-aired on CJOB Winnipeg, Followed by an Interview with Jim Wilson, CanLyme President

Dr R Horowitz on The Today Show 

How to Protect Horses from Lyme Disease (The Horse)

Invasion of the Tiny Ticks with a Bite that Could Wreck Your Health for Years (Daily Mail UK)

Monster in the Woods:  Scientist Hunts Down Answers About Lyme Disease (Janet Sperling is interviewed)

Rising Number of Dogs in York with Lyme Disease, Vet Warns  (York Region, ON)

Springhill, NS:  Ticks BecomeTalk at Springhill Search and Rescue Hall

The Lyme Disease and Fibromyalgia Connection (Women's Health)

The World According to Harrison  (for fun!)

This is What It's Like to Live with an Illness that's Not Officially Recognized  (The Glow, AUS)

What It's Really Like....to Live with Morgellons Disease (People)

What Life with Chronic Lyme Disease Really Feels Like (Grind TV)



RIDE FOR LYME
Cyclists Take on Lyme Disease as They Cycle Across Canada (CHEX TV)

Donate to Ride for Lyme

Lyme Disease Cross-Canada Trek Coming to Peterborough (My Kawartha)

Lyme Disease Focus of Fundraising Cyclists  (CBC, PEI)

Ride For Lyme - The Adelaine Project  (Donate, Get Involved, LiveTrack, Our Mission)

Ride for Lyme Facebook Page - read the daily dedications and see photos of their trip across Canadahttps://www.facebook.com/RideForLyme?fref=photo



RESOURCES

A New Approach to Treating MS Patients  (Autonomic Specialists)

Are You Harbouring Bacteria in Your Teeth?  (Sr David Jernigan)

Avoid Dangerous Interactions When Taking Supplements  (Suzy Cohen, RPh)

Borrelia burgdorferi - Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
*note that it mentions "can survive up to 48 days at 4°C in human blood processed for transfusion"

Central Nervous System Lymphatic Vessels  (Nature)

Copper Toxicity (Theresa Vernon)

Doctors Need to be a Little Bit Smarter When it Comes to Lyme - Dr Richard Horowitz (Lyme Ninja Radio)

Feeling Good is So Close  (Audio) (Lyme Less Live More)

Glutenza  (a new product being promoted for gluten sensitivities) 

Herbs for Stopping Relapsing Anemia Symptoms Caused By Babesia, Bartonella, or Mycoplasma (Goodbye Lyme)

Histamine:  Mast Cell Disorder of Methylation Imbalance?  (Samantha Gilbert)

Is Toxic Mold Exposure the Cause of Your Symptoms?  (Dr Jill Carnahan)

KU/HPU:  A Major Piece of the Puzzle in Overcoming Chronic Lyme Disease (from 2010)

Make a Lyme Quilt Square for the Lyme Quilt  

Medicinal Benefits of Reishi Mushroom (Suzy Cohen, RPh)

Multiple Sclerosis and Lyme Disease  (Emax Health)

Removing Dental Amalgams (Silver Fillings) While Enduring Lyme Disease (Public Health Alert)

Sawyer Permethrin Clothing and Gear Insect Repellent (can be ordered from Amazon. com)

SIBO and FODMAPs - What They Mean and How They Affect Your Health (by Jeannie Oliver)

The Essentials of Lyme Disease Prevention (YouTube, Kandice Dickover)

Turmeric Bombs:  DIY Turmeric Supplements

Webinar:  Conversations with Marty Ross, MD, June 17, 2015http://www.treatlyme.net/webinar-recordings/

UPCOMING EVENTS

July 6:  Strength Within FREE Music Session - 130 - 330 pm in the Cook Street Activity Centre  (380 Cook Street)  Everyone welcome!

July 10:  Understanding Bartonella (Free Webinar from Galaxy Diagnostics) 

July 26:  Victoria Lyme Disease Awareness & Support Group Meeting, 1-3 pm
near Hillside Mall, Victoria. Contact victorialyme@gmail.com for direction.

October 15 - 18:  ILADS Fundamentals Course and Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale (Registration is now open)

October 17-18:  Neurovascular Connections - Vancouver 2015
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/neurovascular-connections-vancouver-2015-tickets-15062769148

DISCLAIMER:  We are not doctors and as such, do not offer any medical advice.  Please discuss any potential changes to your treatment protocol with your doctor. 

Pb8 Probiotic Canada Burping

by @ Probiotics Belaw

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Canadian slopestyle world champion injured in Pyeongchang

Canadian slopestyle world champion injured in Pyeongchang

by @ CTV News on the Go - Bell Mobility

Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin's first Winter Games could be cut short after her board got caught in a crack following a jump.

Bravo Yogurt vs Bravo Non Dairy

by kirsty terry @ bravoprobioticUK

Bravo Yogurt Bravo yogurt was developed by Dr Marco Ruggiero in 2011 together with his wife Dr. Stefania Pacini, who is also MD and PhD.  Intended as a good source of edible GcMAF from a non-blood source. At the 6th International AIDS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (Rome, 17-20 July 2011), they described a simple, […]

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AutismOne 2018

by bravo @ Bravo Europe

Chicago, IL (USA) May 23-27, 2018

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The Super Bowl: Altar of Sporting Events or Just A Cheat Day?

by Marjolaine Mercier @ Blog Title

Think only women fall into the trap of popular diets, deprivation and the yoyo effect? Think again! This article is directed at you, guys. What’s the link between the Super Bowl, the major sporting event 1 out of every 2 Canadians tune into, during which every dietary excess is allowed? You may notice that falling […]

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Topical Probiotics For Diaper Rash High Are Potassium

by @ projectathena probiotics composition

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How To Make A Natural, Sugar-Free Slurpee!

by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

We’ve just had a big, fresh snowfall here in Vancouver, Canada and the kids have been out sledding, making snowmen, and thoroughly enjoying themselves. Then this morning, my daughter Zara comes in with a big hunk of snow to snack on – which is exactly what I used to do as a child! However, she…

CTV News in Pyeongchang: Team Canada's medal wins

CTV News in Pyeongchang: Team Canada's medal wins

by @ CTV News Video Player

Rectal Bleeding Prostate Cancer Loss Kefir Weight Plan

by @ Probiotics Belaw

You can learn about probiotic supplements and Probiotics NZ can advise you how to take them. Rectal Bleeding Prostate Cancer Loss Kefir Weight Plan hospitals offering this leading-edge procedure. Probiotic not as the products. Use NOW Immune Renew to help support healthy immune function throughout the year.* NOW Immune Renew delivers the natural nutrient profile […]

Immune System Protocol

by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

Immune System Protocol After several requests, I’ve put together this video to share with you my family’s winter immune system protocol. Good food, good sleep, Vitamin D & cod liver oil, probiotics, and immune boosters like astragalus and medicinal mushrooms. And wild oregano oil when needed. Enjoy!

How To Choose A Potent Probiotic

by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

For a probiotic to have reliable, therapeutic results, it must fulfill ALL of the six criteria listed to below to ensure safety, potency and bioavailability: 1. Manufactured in a cGMP Facility and stored in dark, glass bottles only Make sure the probiotic is manufactured in a facility that carries the cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices)…

Re-Populating the Gut with Probiotics After Antibiotic Usage

by JINI @ Listen To Your Gut

If you’re taking an antibiotic, you can either wait until the course of treatment is over before beginning probiotic supplementation, or, you can take probiotics during the course of antibiotic treatment. WHY should you take probiotics during or after antibiotic treatment? Because nature abhors a vacuum! This means that the risk of secondary or opportunistic…

Colorectal Cancer Vascular Invasion Shelf Australia Stable

by @ Probiotics Belaw

Residual treatment disparities after oncology referral for rectal cancer. Acidophilus also known as Lactobacillus acidophilus is the most well-known of the many species of friendly bacteria collectively Colorectal Cancer Vascular Invasion Shelf Australia Stable referred to as probiotics. Colorectal Cancer Vascular Invasion Shelf Australia Stable marshall MD Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Ligand Binding and Dimerization […]

ANALYSIS: In China, Trudeau says journalism that informs, challenges is vital. Bravo

ANALYSIS: In China, Trudeau says journalism that informs, challenges is vital. Bravo


CISN Edmonton

This acknowledgment came on Chinese soil, in a country where the government’s spin is the only thing one can read in a Chinese newspaper or see on a Chinese television broadcast.

How to make Homemade Bravo Suppositories

by waqas09 waqas09 @ bravoprobioticUK

How to make homemade Bravo suppositories? Bravo yoghurt can be used to make home-made suppositories and the advantage of making your own is you have control of what ingredients to use and what size to make them your unique needs. Here are some tips on how to make homemade Bravo suppositories. For those who are […]

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Recent Lyme News, Research, Politics, Stories, and Resources

by noreply@blogger.com (Victoria Lyme) @ Victoria Lyme Awareness and Support Group


RESEARCH NEWS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES