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Chronic Lyme: More Than a Naturally Occurring Disease?

Chronic Lyme: More Than a Naturally Occurring Disease?

Last week there was a protest in Arlington, Virginia where a group of  chronic Lyme Disease sufferers, along with many local news stations, gathered around the sidewalks in front of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) building. This was long expected following a publicized investigation in 2008 by Attorney General Richard Blumenthal who discovered flaws in […]

Lyme Disease May Day Protest Biggest in Years

Lyme Disease May Day Protest Biggest in Years

This month is home of the Lyme disease May Day protest at the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, which is the biggest anticipated event in years. Victims of chronic Lyme disease and misdiagnoses are urged to join this two-day protest on May 22. The assembly will demand the IDSA to […]

Brain Can Literally Shrink, Study Finds

Brain Can Literally Shrink, Study Finds

Various lifestyle choices and illnesses have been documented to cause brain shrinkage. Recently, a report revealed that type 2 diabetes can actually shrink the brain as well. This study brings awareness to other conditions that are found to cause similar effects on the brain, as cells are documented to literally shrink in some cases. It […]

Cancer and Chronic Illness Causes Employment Hardships

Cancer and Chronic Illness Causes Employment Hardships

A recent study reports working women who survive breast cancer are much more likely to lose their jobs. This poses a question for people who suffer long-term illnesses, and what happens to their job security as they struggle for treatment and recovery. Cancer and other chronic, or long-term illnesses, can cause employment hardships for Americans. […]

Evolution: Research Finds Mutations Continue

Evolution: Research Finds Mutations Continue

Medical News Today reports on a finding from the body of a 115-year-old woman who died in 2005, and is said to hold key mutations that could further the investigation into evolution. Her body was donated to science, and now researchers have found that her healthy blood cells were identified as having over 400 genetic […]

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