05 September 2018

LYMEandREASON PROMO  PAGE“Lyme & Reason: Battles & Breakthroughs Against Lyme Disease” will air on Friday, September 7th at 10:30pm on Fox 5 NY.  This news special examines the progress being made – everything from research in testing to developments in medicine and a segment on the vaccine. Pat Smith, President of Lyme Disease Association, Inc. will be featured in both segments. This news special will also feature investigative journalist and author, Mary Beth Pfeiffer; Rep. Christopher H. Smith (NJ); Thomas Lingelbach; Dr. Sin Hang Lee; and Lyme patient and advocate, Olivia Goodreau.

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28 August 2018

bransfieldRobert C. Bransfield, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Rutgers-RWJ Medical School, published an article on 8-25-18, which demonstrates an association between Lyme borreliosis and neuropsychiatric impairments -- considered a major advance in psychiatry. Entitled Neuropsychiatric Lyme Borreliosis: An Overview with a Focus on a Specialty Psychiatrist’s Clinical Practice, the article was published in a special issue of Healthcare - Lyme Disease: The Role of Big Data, Companion Diagnostics and Precision Medicine, with guest editor, Raphael B. Stricker, MD.

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13 August 2018
2018FacultySpeakers sizedDiscount Registration & Scholarship application ends August 15 for nineteenth annual Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Turning the Corner Through Research conference, jointly provided by Columbia University & Lyme Disease Association, Inc., Providence RI, October 27, 28, 2018.
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29 June 2018

Marriott DayThe Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (LDA) announces availability of scholarships for its annual conference, Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Turning The Corner Through Research, October 27 & 28, 2018 in Providence, RI at the landmark Marriott Providence Downtown hotel. Jointly provided by Columbia University, it is designed for doctors and researchers who can receive CMEs for attendance.  Registration is also open to the public.

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18 June 2018

NGC headerThe London-based National Guideline Centre has published new guidelines for treating Lyme disease on the National Guidelines Clearing House. The Guidelines appear similar in nature to the IDSA Guidelines and will not provide a benefit to patients with chronic Lyme disease. They generally provide for a 21 day treatment regimen.

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