“This review describes known and suspected mechanisms by which spirochetes of the Borrelia genus evade host immune defenses and survive antibiotic challenge. Accumulating evidence indicates that Lyme disease spirochetes are adapted to persist in immune competent hosts, and that they are able to remain infective despite aggressive antibiotic challenge.
Slide show on latest scientific information on Lyme disease.
‘In a study published in PLOS ONE today, a team of researchers led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine show for the first time that female mosquitoes infected with malaria parasites are significantly more attracted to human odour than uninfected mosquitoes.
“Experience from the development of anthelmintic resistance suggests that modern control schemes should not rely on sole use of anthelmintics, but employ other, more complex and sustainable recipes, including parasite resistant breeds, nutrition, pasture management, nematode-trapping fungi, antiparasitic vaccines and botanical dewormers. Most of them reduce reliance on the use of chemicals and are…
“Autonomic instability in Lyme, while rare, has been previously reported.”
Chronic stealth infections can present with a wide variety of neurological symptoms. Sometimes IV antibiotics are required.
“Clinicians should maintain suspicion for tick-borne diseases in children with acute infectious illnesses, and consider treating such patients presumptively to prevent complications.
“With incisor-like claws that can tunnel beneath your skin in seconds, ticks are rapidly becoming the world’s scariest purveyors of deadly pathogens.”
1. Synovitis with an increased ESR
2. Symptoms present for > 1 year
3. Age > 60
4. Acute carditis
5. Immune deficiency
6. Failure of oral therapy
I start each day with a super food elixir high in bovine colostrum. The scientific evidence for bovine colostrum and its immune benefits continues to accumulate. This study showed that bovine colostrum reduced the incidence and mortality of influenza in mice.
Dr Emerson was recently interviewed on ‘Know the Cause’, the most popular health television programme in the US.
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