MV TIMES: “Visiting physician sheds new light on Lyme disease”

“Visiting physician sheds new light on Lyme disease” | by Barry Stringfellow | The Martha’s Vineyard Times | July 13, 2016 This past Friday, Dr. Nevena Zubcevik, attending physician at Harvard Medical School and co-director of Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown (SRH) traveled to one of the nation’s […]

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Dr Nevena Zubcevik speaks on Lyme at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

Grand Rounds Friday, July 8th, 2016 8:30am – 9:30am *** OPEN TO THE PUBLIC *** “Update on Diagnostics, Treatment and Rehabilitation Strategies for Lyme Disease and Co-Infections” Presenter: Dr. Nevena Zubcevik Dr Zubcevik is the clinical co-director of the Dean Center for Lyme and Tick-Borne Illness at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.  She is an attending physician […]

NEJM 1990: “Chronic Neurologic Manifestations of Lyme Disease”

New England Journal of Medicine (1990) Eric L. Logigian, M.D., Richard F. Kaplan, Ph.D., and Allen C. Steere, M.D. N Engl J Med 1990; 323:1438-1444November 22, 1990DOI: 10.1056/NEJM199011223232102 Abstract BACKGROUND AND METHODS. Lyme disease, caused by the tick-borne spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi, is associated with a wide variety of neurologic manifestations. To define further the chronic neurologic […]

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Lyme disease: a neuropsychiatric illness

Abstract OBJECTIVE: Lyme disease is a multisystemic illness that can affect the central nervous system (CNS), causing neurologic and psychiatric symptoms. The goal of this article is to familiarize psychiatrists with this spirochetal illness. METHOD: Relevant books, articles, and abstracts from academic conferences were perused, and additional articles were located through computerized searches and reference […]

IGENEX: Lyme Dot Blot Assay (LDA)

Here is an important document from IGeneX about Lyme Urine Antigen Testing: Lyme_Blot_Urine_Test

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Untreated Lyme disease: 2 years of hell

EXERPT … My doctor holds me down, consoling me, telling me to breathe because he has no idea what’s going on. My face is numb, and it feels like I have the flu. I have trouble breathing. The pain is so bad I start to cry. A few years ago I noticed a pain radiating […]

Borrelia miyamotoi: IMUGEN WANTS YOUR MONEY!

There’s been a bit of press — including the current salvo — about the new iteration of a troublesome tick-borne bacteriae, Borrelia miyamotoi. THE ONLY REASON FOR THIS PRESS IS IMUGEN — the Lyme Disease testing lab that cannot get its act together on Lyme — WANTS MORE OF YOUR MONEY! “Dr. Philip Molloy, medical […]

GRANT PROPOSAL (Nov. 2010): funding Diagnosis & Treatment on Martha’s Vineyard

********************************************************************************** In 2010, Dr Enid Haller submitted the following response to a Request For Proposal (“RFP”) issued by the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital for $50,000 a year for 5 years. In the end, the funding was awarded to the Martha’s Vineyard Departments of Health under the leadership of Michael Loberg, who initially drafted the RFP for […]

IGeneX Western Blot: Better by Design

This article explains why we prefer to use the IGeneX Lab in Palo Alto, California. The IGeneX Western Blot was designed to be effective in all stages of Lyme Disease, not just early Lyme. “The IGeneX Western Blot: Better by Design” (Oct. 2003) http://www.igenex.com/innovations3.pdf

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Advanced Topics in Lyme Disease (Burrascano)

Dr Joeseph J. Burrascano, Jr’s paper on Lyme diagnosis & treatment.