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Alzheimer's Disease: EMERGING ROLE OF INFECTION by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Thu 11 Nov 2010 5:18am Research into infectious disease, inflammation...etc is often aimed at treating the symptoms instead of the cause. Large charities and government funded research is often focused on treatments which increase profits by maintaining disease and only treating the symptoms. We need to begin funding private researchers who are searching for and disco ... Read on »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
What Is Causing Beta Amyloid Production In Alzheimer's And Autism? by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Oct 2012 12:00am By Teresa Conrick It is not new news that beta amyloid, a protein heavily studied in Alzheimer's disease has also been showing up in Autism 2006 - High levels of Alzheimer beta-amyloid precursor protein (APP) in children with severely autistic behavior and aggression. 2011 - " The Weigel lab also reported observing secret ... Read on »
Bacteria Could Cause Obesity! by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Sun 09 Jun 2013 10:34pm A number of things could lead to overweight or even obesity, for instance, high fat diet, lack of physical activities, genes, or lack of sleep. Researchers in Shanghai, China recently reported that obesity could be caused by bacterial infection. In a paper published on 13 December 2012 by ‘Journal of the International Society for Microbia ... Read on »
Can Anti-HIV Drugs Stop MS? by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted Sun 05 May 2013 11:18pm Animation of the structure of a section of DNA. The bases lie horizontally between the two spiraling strands. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) (Readers who receive these posts via email are advised that this essay contains a video, which cannot be viewed in the email version. Please go to the Wheelchair Kamikaze website ( cl ... Read on »
Key Step Identified in Legionnaire's Disease Infection Process by Medline Plus Posted Thu 16 Jun 2011 2:30pm NIH researchers have uncovered a key step in the biochemical sequence the bacterium which causes Legionnaire’s disease uses to reproduce inside the cells it infects. NIH scientists deciphered a key biochemical step that the bacteria that cause Legionnaire’s disease use to reprodu ... Read on »
1 in 8 people carry a copy of the mutated gene for Hemochromoatosis by rickisjourney Posted Fri 07 May 2010 12:00am Hereditary Hemochromatosis  Key Facts 1 in every 200 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are suffering with this iron overloading deficiency Hereditary hemochromatosis is a genetic disorder caused by a mutation on a gene that regulates iron absorption Kids who test positiv ... Read on »
The Microbiome and OCD - Hollywood, Here I Come by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 01 Jun 2014 12:00am You can read Teresa Conrick's series on the Microbiome at our Age of Autism Exclusives. By Teresa Conrick In addition to more OCD on popular television shows, I discovered that there are many famous people who report having OCD: Lena Dunham from Girls has her own personal history with OCD along with Howard Stern     as ... Read on »
INFECTIVE CAUSE OF NEUROLOGICAL ILLNESS by Joanne60 Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 12:13am Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, Motor Neurons, Alzheimer's, Peripheral Neuropathies, twitching, tingling and other Neurological illnesses have all been diagnosed in patients with Borreliosis commonly referred to as Lyme Disease. Sadly with the controversy which has developed over the last 30 years not all the important information is easily ... Read on »
FDA Clears Test for Bacteria That Can Cause Serious Intestinal Disease by Medline Plus Posted Fri 08 Apr 2011 8:35pm FDA clears test for bacteria that can cause serious intestinal disease Clostridium difficile can lead to diarrhea, colitis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared a test called the Cepheid Xpert C. difficile/Epi assay that is designed to rapidly detect the toxin B gene associated with Clostridium difficile infe ... Read on »