Wednesday, 27 September 2017 17:19

Dutch Lyme patient wins lawsuit against health insurer

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On September 6, 2017, a Dutch judge ruled that health insurer IZZ has to pay for longterm Lyme treatment. This is not only good news for this particular patient, but it also creates a legal precedent for others. Both within…
Saturday, 30 September 2017 13:17

The carelessness of Youth Care (part 1)

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What is the matter with Child Protective Services in the Netherlands? This is the main question people who saw the recent primetime broadcast on the “hunt on parents” were left with. What is happening in a country that many still…
Saturday, 30 September 2017 13:57

Trust or distrust?

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The first part of the article about the careless way Youth Care organization ‘Safe Home’ in which conducts itself calls into question if they contribute to social cohesion and safety in this way. Why can a Confidence doctor with confirmation bias…
Professor Christian Perronne is one of the most prominent medical scientists in Europe, who takes the Lyme epidemic seriously and has helped many French Lyme patients in his hospital near Paris. His personal history gives an insight in how awareness…
After the broadcast of the documentary 'Undercover in the German Lyme clinics' on Dutch TV, many patients and their families were left with questions or concerns. As the Danish reporters of the original documentary called 'Snyd eller Borrelia' did not allow for the…
"It is all in your head". An assessment that is all too familiar to many patients with little understood emergent diseases such as ME, PANS or Lyme. Together with the rise of complex chronic illnesses caused by stealth pathogens, we witness…
Monday, 27 November 2017 22:39

We don’t have perfect tests for diagnosis of Lyme

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Dr. Jack Lambert is a Scottish doctor who is currently working as an Infectious Diseases consultant in a public hospital in Dublin, Ireland. He has started treating Lyme Borreliosis patients 20 years ago in the USA and during the last…
The second part of the interview with Dr Jack Lambert, a Scottish doctor who is currently working as an Infectious Diseases consultant in a public hospital in Dublin, Ireland. He has been treating Lyme Borreliosis patients for 20 years in the…
Holly Ahern is a professor of microbiology as well as the mother of a child that was severely affected by Lyme Disease. Because of this personal experience and her professional background and training, she was able to dissect the flaws…
Around 2003 the WHO encouraged research into microscopy as a direct test for the Borrelia spirochete, the pathogen causing Lyme disease. When a promising new and simple technique was discovered in 2013, it was however violently attacked. Not on the…
Monday, 11 December 2017 15:26

Should the Lyme Patients’ RICO lawsuit include Yale?

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Recently, a group of Lyme disease patients in the United States filed a lawsuit against several major health insurance companies and a group of Lyme disease specialists seeking treble damages for RICO Act (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) and…
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:22

Time for a better story

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Chronic Lyme is officially not supposed to exist. People with persistent severe health issues are simply supposed to fake it, to chronically want attention or to suffer from a undiagnosed type of hysteria. Or they are told they have a…
The 2018 Report 'The Situation of the Human Rights Defenders of Lyme and Relapsing Fever Borreliosis Patients was submitted to Special Rapporteur Michel Forst and to Special Rapporteur Dr. Dainius Pūras of the United Nations in March 2018. This resulted…
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