Friday, January 8, 2016

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


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)


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)

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  (


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 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


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 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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