Latest chronic Lyme disease Stories
Chronic Lyme disease is associated with a poorer quality of life than most other chronic illnesses, according to a newly published comprehensive patient survey.
A new commentary published online in The FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org) argues that patients should be diligent and demand proof of safety and benefit before beginning any treatment regimen for chronic pain, as some treatments have very little scientific evidence that they actually alleviate the conditions for which they are prescribed.
Lyme disease is no laughing matter.
The existence of chronic Lyme disease is an issue of sharp debate within the medical community.
By Abram Katz Patients across Connecticut and the country are demanding extreme treatments for "chronic Lyme disease," but the condition does not exist, according to a group of scientists from Yale, Harvard, the University of Connecticut and other institutions.
Some patients who had persistent memory lapses and other problems years after therapy for Lyme disease improved after antibiotic retreatment in a new study that continues the debate over the existence of "chronic Lyme disease."
By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Because Lyme disease is difficult to diagnose in the absence of the characteristic "bull's eye rash," the illness can become entrenched and difficult to treat.