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2014-08-05 23:12:43

LymeDisease.org, a leading national patient advocacy nonprofit, has endorsed new Lyme disease guidelines published by ILADS. LymeDisease.org Executive Director Lorraine Johnson, JD, MBA, an author and patient member of the ILADS guidelines panel, applauded the guidelines saying “the guidelines are both evidence-based and patient-centered.” Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Too many patients fail the standard treatments for early Lyme disease. Today LymeDisease.org, a leading...

2014-08-04 23:07:27

Save 10% on blood testing for Lyme Disease with promo code LYMED10. This offer expires August 31, 2014. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 This August, Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering 10% off of all testing for Lyme Disease. To take advantage of this discount, customers just need to use promo code LYMED10 when placing an order. Summer is upon us and with everyone spending more time outdoors, the risk for illnesses like...

2014-07-31 23:03:18

According to Lyme Research Alliance, the first sign of Lyme disease may not be a bull’s-eye rash, but a flu-like illness, particularly if you live in or have visited an area this summer where ticks are found. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 You’re having a wonderful summer—sunning, gardening, enjoying BBQs with family and friends. So why have you suddenly developed chills and fever, headache, stiff neck, achey joints, and a feeling of total exhaustion? If you suspect a flu-like...

2014-06-22 23:00:36

International team of scientists find liver problems may complicate inadequate treatment of tickborne illness. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 A new study suggests that persistent infection may cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) in Lyme disease. The study was published in the online journal Research Open Access. Lyme disease is a tickborne infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a type of corkscrew-shaped bacteria known as a spirochete (pronounced spiro’keet). Last...

2014-05-27 23:11:23

Is this new test the beginning of the end of the Lyme disease epidemic? After hundreds of thousands of misdiagnosed cases of Lyme disease, and a million Americans suffering from the debilitating later stages of the disease, the Meno Clinic Center for Advanced Medicine announces the iSpot Lyme test is now nearly 100% sensitive. Jackson Hole, WY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 May is Lyme disease awareness month, millions of Americans just spent Memorial Day weekend outdoors and the creepy,...

2013-08-01 23:26:51

Save 10% on all Lyme Disease testing order from Request A Test this August. Use promo code LYMED10 when ordering to save. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors, but people should be aware of certain health risks which come from spending time outside. One such risk is tick-borne illnesses like Lyme Disease. For the entire month of August 2013 Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering 10% off...

2013-06-25 23:33:32

Kelly Haazen explains the challenges that are dividing patients from effective Lyme disease treatment. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Lyme disease is a condition that countless individuals, including Kelly Haazen, battle on a daily basis. Although the disease itself is diagnosed by doctors around the world each day, a recently published article released by The Boston Globe explains that the treatment options available to patients are less than satisfactory. Haazen asserts that...

2013-05-22 23:26:01

Paper Published in the International Journal of General Medicine on Chronic Lyme Disease Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 May, 2013 — “Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the country,” says Dr. Keith Berndtson of Park Ridge MultiMed, “and it presents a challenge to doctors because there is still no definitive answer to the question of whether the chronic illness that afflicts some Lyme patients is due to the aftereffects of...

2013-05-15 23:33:47

Study Author Dr. Keith Berndtson Establishes Need for Development of New Guidelines for Treating Persistent Infection Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 30,000-40,000 cases of Lyme disease officially recorded each year from 2008-2011 represent only 10% of actual incidences of the disease. “Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the country,” says Dr. Keith Berndtson of...

2013-03-11 23:01:33

Proceeds from the event will be used to fund important research projects at universities and major medical institutions throughout the United States. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) today announced it will honor Yolanda Foster, one of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” with its Star Light Award, and Mark W. Eshoo, Ph.D and Steven E. Schutzer, MD with the Lauren F. Brooks Hope Award at LRA´s “Time for Lyme” Gala on April 6 at...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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