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Saturday, July 30th – Dr Kim Lewis to Speak in West Tisbury

Dr Kim Lewis speaks this evening … “New Approaches to Combat Lyme Disease” Saturday, July 30th, 2016 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm West Tisbury Free Public Library Kim Lewis, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University, as well as Director of the Antimicrobial Discovery Center in the University’s College of Science. ┬áHis areas of […]

LYME STORIES: Steve Cabana (Martha’s Vineyard)

Submitted at US Senator Blumenthal’s request for sharing personal experiences … At my summer home on Marthas Vineyard in June of 2009, I found two engorged deer ticks at the foot of my bed. The next three nights I woke up drenched with sweat. I chose to ignore it. In September of 09, I went […]

Antibiotic retreatment of Lyme disease in patients with persistent symptoms: A biostatistical review of randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical trials

Antibiotic retreatment of Lyme disease in patients with persistent symptoms: A biostatistical review of randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical trials Allison K. DeLong, Barbara Blossom, Elizabeth Maloney, Steven E. Phillips Abstract Introduction Lyme disease (Lyme borreliosis) is caused by the tick-borne spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi. Long-term persistent illness following antibiotic treatment is not uncommon, particularly when treatment is […]