Like their American counterparts, doctors in France are worried about the epidemic of false positive #Lyme diagnoses https://t.co/xWzjZ5kBrS
Translation: Quacks who advertise as “#Lyme literate” are selling fake answers to real problems, and women are disproportionate victims. https://t.co/H6830HbS4V
72% who thought they had Lyme disease did not and 84% of those who did not have #Lyme received unnecessary antibiotics.
14-year study suggests Lyme disease is often misdiagnosed
Many have received antibiotics unnecessarily
Lots of fake and potentially dangerous #Lyme treatments promoted on the internet
A new study joins at least 10 others showing false positive #Lyme disease diagnoses and unnecessary antibiotics treatments are shockingly common.
Lyme disease often misdiagnosed, resulting in unnecessary antibiotics
Findings from a 14-year study at an infectious disease clinic outside Baltimore suggest many patients may be incorrectly diagnosed with Lyme disease a...
Great article: "Lyme disease is not particularly mysterious or anywhere close to untreatable, despite the horror stories that you may have heard or those message boards — gasp! — that you've read on the internet."
Getting a Grip on Lyme Disease
There's been a steady uptick in Lyme disease across the United States since 1997, but the news isn't all bad.
In a bizarre but not unsurprising twist, Robert Kobre, the Board Chairman of the dangerous pseudoscience group Global Lyme Alliance is not a scientist, but is a coauthor & funder of a garbage paper that tries to link vaccines with neurological conditions.
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. promotes an awful epidemiology study linking vaccines and neurological conditions from…Yale?
It always amuses me how antivaccine activists have such a love-hate relationship with academia, particularly the higher echelons of academia. On the o...