Email from Dr. L.F. about link between Lyme and Alzheimer’s diseases

EMAIL FROM DR. L.F. Hi, This article is interesting from a propaganda insight perspective. There is considerable data showing geographical patterns that suggest an association between Lyme and: Autism (DeNunzio, Bransfield, Kuhn) MS (Meghan Blewit) Schizophrenia (Alan Brown) The association was quite strong in these articles and it never drew any media attention. To conclude […]

Alzheimer’s Disease: Spirochetes, Biofilm and the Immune System

Alzheimer’s Disease: A Novel Hypothesis Integrating Spirochetes, Biofilm, and the Immune System Herbert B. Allen*, Diego Morales, Krister Jones and Suresh Joshi Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA Abstract In the light of recent studies showing the presence of spirochetes in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients, we have studied (post mortem) the […]

Dean Center Lecture Series

LYME DISEASE: BIOLOGICAL AND PERSONAL PERSPECTIVES FROM A CANCER RESEARCHER-CLINICAL ONCOLOGIST AND LYME DISEASE SURVIVOR February 1, 2016: Dr. Neil Spector The talk described the biological similarities between Lyme disease and cancer from mechanisms of therapeutic resistance, systemic dissemination, tissue tropism, metabolic addictions to the impact of molecular heterogeneity. The lessons from the personalized approach […]

Intrusive symptoms and infectious encephalopathies – Dr. Robert Bransfield

Introduction: Intrusive symptoms are associated with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), obsessiveness and suicidal and violent tendencies. They may be the sudden presence of images, thoughts or emotions, sensory perceptions and/or re-experiencing of prior trauma. They may occur spontaneously or be evoked by association. In PTSD the presence of intrusive symptoms result […]

TBD syndrome and pediatric bipolar disorder- Dr. Rosalie Greenberg

Background: A growing body of evidence suggests a relationship between inflammatory responses to infections and several health conditions, including psychiatric illness. This study explored possible links between exposure to tick-borne pathogens (TBP) and pediatric bipolar disorder (PBD). Methods: A retrospective case series of 27 bipolar youth from a single Northeast US practice was used to examine rates […]

Biofilm

THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The bacteria that causes Lyme disease protects itself from antibiotics by forming a slime-like layer called a biofilm, a new study shows. In many cases, Lyme disease returns after a patient has completed antibiotic treatment, and this finding may help explain why that occurs, the researchers said. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_157467.html